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Tuesday, 25 July 2017

President Orders Shooting Of Drug Traffickers

The president has previously been criticised for ordering executions against convicted drug traffickers who were given the death penalty by courts.

President Joko Widodo of Indonesia wants a permanent end to drug peddling.

He says peddlers are destroying his people and he wants them shot if they refuse to be arrested peacefully.

The instruction is part of emergency efforts to tackle narcotic use in the South-East Asia nation.

“Be firm, especially to foreign drug dealers who enter the country and resist arrest,” Widodo told law enforcement officers on Monday.

Nollywood Actress Leaves Jail

Lola Margaret has left an Atlanta jail in America after she was allegedly accused of money laundering and card fraud.

Yoruba actress, Lola Margaret Oladipupo has finally been released from an Atlanta jail weeks after she was arrested over card fraud and money laundering allegations.

The Atlanta police detained the actress over claims that she attempted to withdraw suspicious sums from her account.

Friday, 21 July 2017

Army Demotes Major-General To Brigadier-General

Ibrahim Sani, one time Chief of Transformation and Innovation Centre of the Nigerian Army has been demoted after he was convicted for cheating.

Sani had been standing trial in the court since 2015 after he was accused of dividing and allocating army land to himself.

The court sat at the Mogadishu Cantonment, Asokoro, Abuja.

The President of the court, AVM James Gbum ordered the convict to return N23 million being the money he got after he sold the part of the army land.

Thursday, 20 July 2017

NPFL: Rivers United Suffers Home Loss

Rivers United's Israel Daniel
In jersey number 16
After crashing out of the CAF Confederation Cup, Rivers United received more knocks at home as they were beaten by Sunshine Stars in Port Harcourt.
The Yakubu Gowon Stadium fortress has been penetrated and dismantled.

The home fans looked cold and more exhausted then the players on the pitch as they kept asking one another - Is this really our team?

No side, since February 19, 2016 had beaten the ‘Pride of Rivers’ at that venue in domestic competition but on Wednesday, July 19 2017, history was re-written.

I Do Not Have Time To Fight With KCee – Harrysong

KCee & Harrysong
Harrysong says he has nothing against KCee, but does not understand why he is being sued by his former label mate.

AlterPlate singer, Harrysong has no time to quarrel because he is focused on his music.
In a recent interview, Harrysong said he is not in any cold war with Kcee, who recently took him to court.

According to the singer and songwriter, he has other projects to push rather than fight with a former team mate.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

See How Much Money State Just Received From Federal Govt.

breakdown shows that Abia got N5.72 billion, Adamawa N6.11 billion, Akwa Ibom N10 billion, Anambra N6.12 billion, Bauchi N6.88 billion and Bayelsa N10 billion.

Between 1995 and 2002, the Nigerian government over-deducted lots of money from state governments as it tried to repay the huge sums it borrowed from Paris Club.

The states are broke and the federal government has began returning some of the money to allow state authorities breathe easy pay outstanding bills.

Samsung In Trouble In Nigeria Over Unregistered Products

The representatives of the company claimed ignorance of the need to register the products. They also denied reports that they imported or sold such products directly.

South Korea Electronic giant, Samsung is in trouble in Nigeria.

Nigeria’s Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON – a public agency regulating products made or sold in Nigeria - on Tuesday sealed the premises of Samsung West Africa in Victoria Island, Lagos, for failure to register some of its products being marketed in Nigeria.

Landlord Collects N5m From Badoo Boys To Kill Family Of 5

A landlord in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State was among those arrested in connection with Badoo killings in the area.

The landlord reportedly confessed during interrogation to have collected N5 million to show members of the dreaded cult gang where the victims—a fisherman, his wife and three children— were sleeping.

Sunday, 16 July 2017

Senator Omo-Agege, Wife Escape Assassination

Ovie Omo-Agege
Two persons have sustained life threatening injuries when armed youths attacked Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, his wife and some top members of the APC.

"There is Igho Majemite. There is Wilson Oki. These are all known thugs in Uvwie.  I don’t know who sent them to assassinate me.

"But I was lucky because the bullet grazed through my right ear. If I was not lucky I would have been dead. Two bullets were shot at me; one was shot by Ayeye and another bullet was shot at me by Ngozi and also, my brother was shot.

'Yoruba' Chinese Movies Are Now Bigger Than Piracy - Jide Kosoko

Jide Kosoko is unhappy with the influx of Chinese and Indian films that have been lip synced in the Yoruba language.

Have you ever watched a Chinese film, where the ‘Chinko’ actor is speaking in Yoruba?

The influx of such films which lip sync Yoruba language is bothering veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosos who says that it is now becoming more destructive than piracy.

LG ELECTION: LAGOS ANNOUNCES RESTRICTION OF MOVEMENT

PRESS RELEASE


...Urges Voters To Perform Their Civic Duty Peacefully 

The Lagos State Government has announced restriction of vehicular movement in the State on Saturday July 22, 2017 in view of the elections that will hold across the 20 Local Government and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) across the State.

In a press release on Sunday by the State's Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the restriction of movement across the State will be enforced between 8am and 2pm on Saturday July 22, to allow for a smooth conduct of the polls and unhindered participation.

Sunday, 9 July 2017

BREAST SUCKING

The Woman's breasts are filled with hyper-sensitive nerve endings that get stimulated when touched, sucked or licked.

Men love to suck the breast just as women love their breast to be stimulated but some men avoid a woman's breast as soon as she gets pregnant because they believe the breast milk is harmful to Adults.

BUT CAN AN ADULT ALSO TAKE BREAST MILK? 

YES...

Breast milk is quite beneficial for adults too... It increase an adult immunity as it does in children.

PSquare: Paul Okoye Welcomes Twins

Paul Okoye now has 3 children- A 4 year-old son and a set of twins, Obinna and Adaobi, as his wife just had a set of twins (boy and girl) in the United States.

PSquare's Paul Okoye and his wife Anita Okoye have welcomed a set of twins in a hospital in Atlanta.

The double bundles of joy have been named Nathan and Nadia and their Igbo names are Obinna and Adaobi Okoye.

One of Africa's best kept secrets - its history

pyramids from the Kingdom
of Kush form one of the
most spectacular
sights in Sudan
Africa has a rich and complex history but there is widespread ignorance of this heritage. A celebrated British historian once said there was only the history of Europeans in Africa. Zeinab Badawi has been asking what is behind this lack of knowledge and looking at the historical record for an African history series on BBC World News.
The Great Pyramid of Giza in Cairo is rightly considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. But travel further south along the River Nile and you will find a thousand pyramids that belonged to the Kingdom of Kush, in what is now Sudan.

Saturday, 8 July 2017

The Proposed New Lagos State Danfo Bus

Here is the First Look at the proposed New Lagos State Danfo Bus as replacement of the existing Yellow Danfo Busses by The Lagos State Government.

Lagos Sate Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode while addressing journalist back in March, said that the proposed Bus Reform Initiative was aimed at giving Lagosians an integrated public transportation system and it would kick start this year with a sinking fund of N30billion.

He said the Bus Reform Initiative is a three-year plan aimed at introducing over 5000 air-conditioned buses to replace the yellow commercial buses, popularly called Danfo, which according to him, was no longer befitting for the State’s mega city status.

Jay-Z Hails Fela And Lagos In "4:44" Album

Jay-Z mentioned Fela, Benin and Lagos in his new album titled '4:44' in a bonus track titled 'We Family'. The album sold more than 1 million copies less than a week after its release.

Less than a week after he released his 13th studio album "4:44," Jay-Z released three bonus tracks to the platinum-selling album.

On one of the tracks, 'We Family' which featured Hov and his daughter Blue Ivy, he references Benin, Lagos, Fela and a Nigerian name ‘Dapo’ in the song.

Kcee Drags Asa Into His Fight With Harrysong

While continuing his fight with Harrysong, Five star music general, Kcee has dragged France based internationla musican, Asa into a quarrel she has no business in.
Kcee is bragging about something that happened 15 years ago.

Over a decade ago, Kcee won the Star Quest Music Talent Show with his former partner, Presh.

The Limpopo singer is still bragging about that achievement, while dragging internationally recognized, award winning France singer Asa into the matter.
He said this while trying to diminish Harrysong’s worth when he was at Five Star Music.

Container crushes 5 to death at Ojota, three hospitalised

Tragedy struck in the early hours of Saturday, when an articulated truck suddenly overturned its container on a Volkswagen commercial bus, popularly called, “Danfo” at Ojota,” along Ikorodu Road, killing at least five passengers and injuring three others who were rescued alive in the process.

According to wailing eyewitness, the tragedy occurred at Ojota Bus Sopt, Ikorodu Road at bout 4:02am when the articulated truck, with registration number AKD 663 KF conveying 40 feet container fell on the Danfo, with registration number FST 944 XR, and trapped the occupants.

Friday, 7 July 2017

‘Let Presidency dialogue with NASS for the interest of the nation’

The Chief Imam of Nupe road Central Mosque, Kaduna, Malam Muhammad Nafi’u, on Friday urged the Presidency and the National Assembly to resolve their differences through dialogue in the interest of the nation.

“The issue of ‘we will not do this and that until that is done’ does not speak well of good governance; let them dialogue and put a human face in addressing their disagreements.

“Governance is a collective responsibility, so they have to dialogue for the country to move forward. “Having differences is normal in democratic setting, so dialogue remain the best option.

Lagos bags award for best state in 2016 Hajj operations

Representative of Lagos State
Governor & Deputy Governor,
Dr. (Mrs) Oluranti Adebule (middle);
South West Commissioner,
National Hajj Commission of Nigeria,
Imam Fauad Adeyemi (2nd right);
Special Adviser to the Governor on Housing,
Mrs. Aramide Giwanson (right);
Commissioner for Home Affairs,
Dr. Abdul-Lateef Abdul-Hakeem (2nd left);
CEO, Medview Airline Plc.,
Mr. Muneer Bankole (left) and Managing Director,
Africana Home Restaurant Dubai,
Mrs. Khadijat Ebon Bakare (behind)
during the awards presentation to the
Lagos State Government
by the Hajj Commission at the Lagos House,
Ikeja, on Friday, July 7, 2017.
…Gov Ambode Has Made Nigeria Proud- NAHCON

Commissioner Lagos State Government on Friday beat 35 other States to bag the prestigious award for the best performing State in the 2016 Hajj Operations in Nigeria.

The award was one out of the six the State also won for its excellent performance throughout the duration of the 2016 Hajj exercise in Mecca and Medina.

Other awards won by the State include Best State in Coordination of pilgrims airlift, Best State in E-Track Management, Second Best State in pilgrims education and enlightenment programme, Second Best State in Taradudiyyah Exercise, Third Best State in provision of pilgrims accommodation and Third Best State in coordination of pilgrims feeding.

FIFA suspends Sudan for ‘government interference’

FIFA said Friday it had suspended Sudan with immediate effect due to government interference in the Sudan Football Association (SFA).

The decision bans the Sudanese national team from playing international matches and bars the country’s clubs from all continental competitions. Al-Hilal, Al Merreikh and Al-Hilal Obeid won’t be able to participate in Africa’s two top club competitions, the Champions League and the Confederation Cup.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Senator Ashafa commends Ikorodu residents, decries jungle justice

Reported lynchings of suspected members of the Badoo Cult group terrorizing the community hit the airwaves in the past few days.

The Senator representing Lagos East senatorial district, Gbenga Ashafa has, through a press statement released via his social media feeds, decried the rising incidents of jungle justice in the Ikorodu area.

Reported lynchings of suspected members of the Badoo Cult group terrorizing the community hit the airwaves in the past few days, with some of the victims identified as innocent law-abiding members of the society.
In the statement, Senator Ashafa commended the people of Ikorodu for resisting the existence of the group within their community.

‘Only traditional medicine can cure President Buhari’ - NANTMP

The association of traditional medicine practitioners says they have the panacea to President Muhammadu Buhari’s ailment.

Members of the National Association of the Nigerian Traditional Medicine Practitioners [NANTMP], has urged the Presidency to, as a matter of urgency, bring back President Muhammadu Buhari from the United Kingdom as they have all it takes to heal him. 

According to the Patron of the body, Dr. Adesunmiboye Fawawo, whatever ailment the President is battling with can only be cured by traditional medicine if only the Presidency consults them.

UNIOSUN students in violent protests over disappearance of their colleagues



The streets of Olaiya in Osogbo and others were on Wednesday flooded by students of the Osun State University who are protesting over the constant disappearance of their colleagues.

Reports say undergraduates of the University are burning things and vandalising properties following the recent disappearance of a 400 level student of Microbiology Department whose lifeless body was found days later.

Sources say the undergraduate was called out by a neighbour, Sakariyau Abdulrofiu, 10 days ago only for his corpse to be found at the back of an Alfa’s house.

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Student in Nigeria develops cure for breast cancer

A female student of the African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, Sandra Musujusu, has developed an alternative treatment for breast cancer.
 scientific breakthrough might lead to a lasting solution in the treatment of breast cancer prevalent among women world over.
This was made known on Tuesday in Abuja when the World Bank Education Director, Dr Jaime Saavedra Chanduvi with his team visited the University as part of his assessment tour of the 10 African Centres of Excellence (ACE) centres.