Saturday, 30 April 2016

Money given to Nollywood by Goodluck Jonathan made no sense – Nkem Owoh

Famous Nollywood comic actor, Nkem Owoh, popularly called Osuofia, says the intervention funds given to Nollywood by former President, Goodluck Jonathan, made no sense.
This was as he pointed out so many challenges rocking the movie industry, in a recent chat with New Telegraph.

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According to him, “It was announced that the former president gave money to the industry.

If my wife tries to change me, I will send her back to her family, collect my bride price – Denrele Edun

Nigerian television presenter and model, born Adenrele Oluwafemi Edun, popularly called Denrele, says he is dying to get married, noting that he would not get married to someone who would try to change who and what he is.
The controversial showbiz character, whose alleged marriage plans was in the news last year, told the Punch that his marriage plans failed last year because the social media crippled it.

Who will you call upon?

A woman abandoned her husband & her four (4) year old son for her rich boyfriend & they both (woman & boy friend) eventually travelled to the U.S.A

Out of frustration & desperation the husband went & married another woman.

IG warns against illegal sealing of base stations

The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has warned against the illegal sealing of telecommunications masts and base transceiver stations, saying perpetrators of the act will be prosecuted in line with the Cyber Crime (Prohibition and Prevention) Act, 2015.
He also cautioned police formations to desist from being used in the illegal sealing of base stations, describing them as critical national infrastructure which must be protected from damage and vandalism.

Friday, 29 April 2016

Garlic: A Flavorful (and Fragrant) Way to Boost Your Health

Diet & Recipes
Garlic, also known as the ‘stinking rose,’ has long been used to add flavor to food and treat a variety of ailments. Whether you are a garlic enthusiast, or perhaps hesitant to get carried away with this aromatic ingredient, you are sure to be inspired to find more ways to add this flavorful bulb to more of your family’s favorite dishes.

Families abandon corpses in Abuja hospital‎ – Medical Director

The Garki National Hospital, Abuja, said on Thursday that it had about 22 human corpses abandoned by their relatives.
The hospital’s Group Medical Director, Dr. Elijah Miner said  this during a visit of a delegation from the National Human Rights Commission to his office.
The NHRC delegation was led by the Executive Secretary, Prof Bem Angwe.
Miner said some of the deceased were victims of bomb blasts.

EFCC begins manhunt for Diezani’s son

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has launched a manhunt for Ugonna, son to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.
Ugonna Madueke
This is in connection with the alleged disbursement of money to INEC officials and election monitors in the build-up to the presidential election.

Wenger has told me to stop shooting – Elneny

Arsenal midfielder, Mohamed Elneny, has revealed that manager Arsene Wenger had advised him to reduce his shooting and be more of a an intelligent player.

Policemen only tried to molest me, there was no arrest – Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe
Popular Yoruba movie actress, Mercy Aigbe, has debunked allegations making the rounds that she was arrested by policemen in Osogbo, Osun state capital.
The Punch had earlier claimed that a mild dispute played out on Wednesday at the Olaiya Junction area of Osogbo, after policemen arrested the actress.

Canada detains man posing as 17-year-old student

Jonathan Nicola
Canadian authorities have detained a 30-year-old South Sudanese man for lying about his age, saying he claimed to be 17 in order to play high school basketball.
According to an Immigration and Refugee Board hearing transcript obtained by AFPThursday, Jonathan Nicola received a full athletic scholarship to play basketball at a Catholic school in Windsor, Ontario.

Drinking beer good for weight loss – Study

Researchers at the Oregon State University have said taking beer can help people lose weight.
In the report, which was published in the journal Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, researchers say weight loss is one of the effects of  xanthohumol, a natural flavonoid found in hops.

Thursday, 28 April 2016

NYSC to deploy doctors, pharmacists, others in IDPs camps – DG

Internally Displaced Persons.
The National Youth Service Corps is to deploy medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other medical professionals to Internally Displaced Persons camps nationwide.

Tiwa Savage slept with 2face, Don Jazzy, others – Teebillz reveals on Instagram

Crisis may have set in the marriage of Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, threatening to destroy the relationship that has already produced a child.

Source: Prince had opioid medication on him at time of death

Authorities investigating the death of music legend Prince found prescription opioid medication on him and in his Minnesota home, a law enforcement official told CNN.

CCT trial: You have no powers to try me – Saraki dares Tribunal judge

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Wednesday said the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Danladi Umar has no right to preside over his ongoing trial.
Saraki is currently standing trial at the tribunal for false declaration of assets.

“Herdsmen” and the gathering storm

We are deeply perturbed by the escalating  conflicts between heavily-armed cattle herdsmen and  indigenous communities, especially in the four geopolitical zones of North Central, South East, South West and South-South.

Boy, 14, armed with replica pistol is shot by Baltimore police

A 14-year-old boy armed with a replica gun was shot and wounded by a Baltimore police officer Wednesday afternoon.
The teen, later identified by the Baltimore Sun as Dedric Colvin, ran when approached by two undercover police officers driving an unmarked police car shortly after 4 p.m., the authorities said.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry clash with policemen

Mercy Aigbe 
Star Yoruba movie actress, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry, Wednesday had a bruise with some armed policemen in Osogbo when her vehicle she was traveling with was impounded by them.

2baba releases fresh photos as Campari Ambassador

Last week, The Legendary International RnB superstar, 2Baba was announced as the brand ambassador for premium liqueur brand Campari, at the Nigerian Entertainment Conference (NECLive), which was held at the Landmark Events Centre, Oniru, Lagos. 2Baba has now released new photos as ambassador.

Winners of 2016 US presidential contests, by state

Here is a list of the US states and territories won by each of the five remaining Republican and Democratic presidential candidates in the 2016 White House nominating contests held since February 1:

Olisa Metuh under observation at National Hospital

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples, Olisa Metuh yesterday fell off a swivel chair as he came into the National Working Committee meeting hall at the party secretariat to witness the inauguration of the caretaker committees of the party in Borno and Kebbi states.

Chief Metuh who came into the hall while the chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff was already seated made for a seat reserved for him but fell to the floor as the swivel chair gave way.

150 females raped, 31 babies abandoned in Lagos

No fewer than 150 females were raped, while 31 babies were abandoned on the streets of Lagos in the last one year.
The Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, said this at a press briefing in Ikeja on Tuesday.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

We won’t sign undertaking – UNILAG students insist

Students of the University of Lagos have kicked against a directive from management of the institution asking them to sign an undertaking of good conduct before they could be re-admitted.

10 cancer symptoms men should not ignore

Cancer remains one of the deadliest diseases in the world, with 14 million new cases and 8.2 million deaths recorded in 2012, World Health Organisation statistics show.

Don’t arrest Jonathan – Northern CAN warns Buhari

The Public Relations Officer, 19 Northern States and Abuja of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Joseph Hayab, has observed that the popularity of the present administration in the country was rapidly dwindling among Nigerians, advising that any attempt to arrest former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will not speak well of the country.

Couple caught having sex in train station

In what many people termed an act that defiles all moral decency, a couple was filmed having full intercourse on a bench normally reserved for commuters at a Barcelona Metro station on Saturday at about 11.55pm local time.

Court jails Larmode’s accuser three years

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja, on Monday sentenced to three years imprisonment, Mr. George Uboh, who accused a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, of diverting loot recovered from suspects.

Fuel is scarce because 30% of supply is diverted outside Nigeria – Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, has again called for understanding over the lingering fuel scarcity in the country.

Beverly Osu is my sister in the Lord – Terry G denies romance rumours

Nigerian pop star, Terry G, has refuted claims he had a romantic relationship with actress and model, Beverly Osu.
The Benue-born artist averred that the widespread speculation that he had an affair with Beverly were all lies.

N1.4bn fraud: Court sentences Ex-Kogi lawmaker to 154 years in prison

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday, secured the conviction of a former member of the Kogi State House of Assembly and former Caretaker Chairman, Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area of the state, Gabriel Daudu, for a N1.4 billion fraud.

Monday, 25 April 2016

No one will hear about my marriage – D’banj

Nigerian singer, born Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, says his marriage will be a quiet one, that nobody would be aware of it.

All ex-Governors have issues with EFCC, except me – Bukar Abba

One time governor of Yobe state now Senator representing Yobe East Senatorial District, Bukar Abba Ibrahim has revealed that most former governors in the country have issues with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Sunday, 24 April 2016

Eagles coach praises Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho’s star performance against Stoke has earned him praise from Super Eagles Coach Salisu Yusuf. Iheanacho scored a brace and was responsible for winning the penalty that Sergio Aguero converted for City’s second.

I handed over a nation that produced Africa’s richest man - Jonathan replies critics

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has replied his critics who accused him of handing over a nation at the verge of collapse to his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari.

Saturday, 23 April 2016

English Football League tables

English Football League tables after Saturday’s matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):

UNILAG to re-open on May 2, lists conditions for re-admission of students

The senate of the University of Lagos(Unilag) has directed each of its returning students to complete an undertaking form and get it notarized as a condition to be readmitted into the institution from May 2.

Buhari has no intention of making Nigerians suffer – Bovi

Popular comedian, Bovi Ugboma, better known by his stage name Bovi, has pleaded with Nigerians to be patient and allow the Buhari-led government implement its plans and agenda for the country.

How female fan followed me to male rest room – Solid Star

Nigerian musician, Joshua Iniyezo, better known as Solid Star, has revealed his most embarrassing and craziest moments.
The singer, who claimed he doesn’t attend much social events like his colleagues, told Daily Times that he attended one where a female fan followed him down to the rest room.

Why Nigeria is experiencing fuel scarcity – Guru Maharaj Ji

The founder of the One Love Family, Sat Guru Maharaj Ji has revealed why the country continues to experience lingering fuel scarcity, describing the crisis as a manipulated intrigue meant to create crisis of confidence ‎between Nigerians and the federal government.

Friday, 22 April 2016

FBI paid more than $1 million to hack San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, Comey says

The FBI paid more than $1 million to the company that gained access to San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook's iPhone for their hacking services, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday.

Pennsylvania teacher's aide accused of having sex with student

A Pennsylvania teacher’s aide has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student for the last month.

Conestoga High School

Teacher's aide Chrstine Towers, 26 ,

Is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student.

Christine Towers, a former employee at Conestoga High School in the Philadelphia suburb of Berwyn, was charged Thursday with four counts of having sex with a minor, endangering the welfare of a child and corruption of a minor.

Nude restaurant to open in London for the summer

Leave the neck tie at home.

This summer, a new restaurant in London

will allows diners to eat in the nude.

A new pop-up restaurant in London called The Bunyadi will give diners the option to chow down in the buff starting in June.
Launched by Lollipop, the creators of “Breaking Bad”-inspired bar ABQ, the spot will “take diners to a beginning where everything was fresh, free and unadulterated from the trappings of modern life,” according to a press release.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Sources: Data from San Bernardino phone has helped in probe

Hacking the San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone has produced data the FBI didn't have before and has helped the investigators answer some remaining questions in the ongoing probe, U.S. law enforcement officials say.

Apple unveils new and improved MacBook

Apple dunked its MacBook into a pot of rose gold paint and gave its guts a few upgrades too.
On Tuesday, Apple released a set of updates to its ultra-thin and light laptopline, including an extra hour of battery life, newer processors, better graphics card, and faster flash storage.

Fayose is going mad, he needs deliverance – APC

The Publicity Secretaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-West states have called for spiritual assistance to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti.

There can’t be zero violence in N’East —COAS

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has said violence cannot be eradicated totally in the North Eastern region of the country, adding that security agencies are doing their best to tackle insurgency.

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Sugary drinks can cause certain cancers – Study

Researchers in a new study reported on Tuesday at the American Society for Nutrition annual meeting in San Diego that people who consume a lot of processed carbohydrates, think snack foods and sweets and sugary drinks may face heightened risks of breast and prostate cancers.

EFCC names Ekweremadu, Anti-corruption Ambassador

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Tuesday, honoured  the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, with a special title of “Anti-Corruption Ambassador” based on his support for the fight against graft.

Recruitment: Police receive over 700,000 applications

The Police Service Commission has received 705,352 applications from candidates seeking employment into the Nigeria Police Force.

Senators who accompanied Saraki to CCT

The trial of the Senate President Bukola Saraki resumed on Monday with the first prosecution witness alleging that the defendant failed to declare houses in the United Kingdom, as well as the upscale areas of Ikoyi, Lagos and Abuja.

Soldiers arrest 92 armed herdsmen in Abuja

The soldiers of the Guards Brigade of the Nigeria Army have arrested 92 Fulani herdsmen in Abuja.
The Assistant Director, Army Public Relations of the Guards Brigade, Capt. Bashir Jajira, said that 36 of the suspects were arrested by the troops at a military checkpoint between the Federal Capital Territory and Nasarawa State.

Monday, 18 April 2016

Human trafficking survivor: I was raped 43,200 times

Karla Jacinto is sitting in a serene garden. She looks at the ordinary sights of flowers and can hear people beyond the garden walls, walking and talking in Mexico City.