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Month: February 2018

Super Falcons Star Ebi Onome Join Chinese Side Henan Huishang Football Club
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Super Falcons Star Ebi Onome Join Chinese Side Henan Huishang Football Club

Super Falcons defender, Ebi Onome, is set for a new chapter in her football career as she has been unveiled by Chinese professional side, Henan Huishang Football Club. A deal was agreed for the Nigerian star on Wednesday. The three-time African Woman Championship (AWC) winner is making a grand return to football after recovering from an injury sustained in December 2016 at the final game between Cameroon and Nigeria which Nigeria won. Brave Onome managed to play the final minutes of the game with a fractured hand, fired by an exemplary spirit of patriotism that earned her the respect of all. The injury, however, sidelined the centre back for more than a year. She last laced her boots for FC Minsk in the Belarusian Premier League. Expressing her delight, the talented footballer reveal...
Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of Two Penthouses Valued At $4.760m Owned By Diezani
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Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of Two Penthouses Valued At $4.760m Owned By Diezani

The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture to the Federal Government of two penthouses valued at $4.760m, allegedly linked to the former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun specifically ordered on Wednesday that the two properties: Penthouse 21, building 5, Block C, 11th floor (Bella Vista Estate) Banana Island, Ikoyi, and Penthouse 22, Block B (Admiralty Estate) also in Ikoyi, Lagos, be forfeited to the Federal Government. The judge had on December 5, 2017, ordered the temporary forfeiture of the properties after hearing an ex parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The EFCC had listed Mrs Alison-Madueke, Donald Amagbo, Schillenburg LLC, and Sequoyah Property Limited, as respond...
“My Father Was A Ritualist, Adeboye & Oyedepo Were Drug Dealers” – Kemi Olunloyo
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“My Father Was A Ritualist, Adeboye & Oyedepo Were Drug Dealers” – Kemi Olunloyo

Nigerian Controversial blogger and journalist, Kemi Olunloyo during a recent TV interview revealed that a well-known Nigerian pastors “Adeboye” and “Oyedepe” were drug dealers before they invested in church business. When the interviewer asked Kemi if her father (Omololu Olunloyo) is a ritualist like she previously claimed, she was affirmative in her reply. She said: Yes, my father is a ritualist, he always go to herbalist when he was a politician but he has given his life to Christ.” She went ahead to further disclose that she knows some other politicians that are ritualist too. Watch the video below. Click To Watch https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jB87RZcOrkM
Mel B Spice Girls On Royal Wedding Guest List And Performing
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Mel B Spice Girls On Royal Wedding Guest List And Performing

The Spice Girls aren't just reuniting, they're becoming a wedding band! But erm, only for one very special couple!! Mel B went on "The Real" Tuesday and had a very hard time keeping anything secret about the group's involvement with the Royal Wedding -- first disclosing that all 5 girls got the invite from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ... then really spilling the beans. Scary Spice kept getting pressed for more deets by the 'Real' ladies, and eventually seemed to confirm the Spice Girls will provide some wedding entertainment, as well.
Chinese Condoms Too Small For Zimbabwean Men — Health Minister
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Chinese Condoms Too Small For Zimbabwean Men — Health Minister

Health minister David Parirenyatwa has challenged local companies to consider manufacturing condoms, saying imported options aren’t quite up to task. According to New Zimbabwe, the minister was speaking at the recent launch of a new board for the Zimbabwe Private Sector HIV and Aids Wellness Coordinating Programme (ZPSHAWP) in Harare. Condoms are a type of contraception that can both prevent pregnancy and protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Parirenyatwa said most of the condoms available in the country are imported from China, adding that some local men however found them not quite the right size. “You know this region, the Southern African region, has the highest incidence of HIV and we are promoting the use of condoms; both males and females,” said the min...
BBNaija: BamBam’s Parents Furious, Wants Her Home With Immediate Effect – Family Friend Claims
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BBNaija: BamBam’s Parents Furious, Wants Her Home With Immediate Effect – Family Friend Claims

Few days ago, a clip of Teddy A and BamBam having sex in the toilet, went viral, with many condemning and others hailing the housemates. [See here, if you missed it]   Nigerians reacted of course, and an alleged member of the church BamBam attends revealed that the latter is a choir member in her church, and her parents are respected people in the church. In a new development, a family friend of BamBam has revealed in some serious of tweets that her parents are furious and they want BamBam home immediately. Here are the tweets; So I wasn’t going to talk on this cos I do not want these dumb ass Nigerian blogs quoting me… Bamike’s family and mine go all the way back and I can confirm to you that her parents who were very upset yesterday have forgiven her. However.....
Wofaifada Acquires New Car
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Wofaifada Acquires New Car

This is a season of celebration for many of our Nigerian celebrities, as Nigerian Instagram hot-shot, Wofaidada showed off her new whip – a brand new Honda Infiniti SUV.   Wofai took to her Instagram page to post photos of her new car and captioned it;   Old things shall pass away ?. And all things shall become new ??… goodbye to my bent Honda that. Welcome my darling infinity. I’m grateful ?   Photos Below; Wofai is known for her comic skit on Instagram and she is also a TV presenter, actress, model and MC. Congrats to her !!!
India Bids Farewell To Bollywood Legend, Sridevi Kapoor
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India Bids Farewell To Bollywood Legend, Sridevi Kapoor

Thousands of heartbroken fans lined the streets of Mumbai on Wednesday as India said farewell to Bollywood legend Sridevi following her shock death from accidental drowning in a Dubai hotel bathtub aged just 54. Some carried roses while others held photos of the late screen icon as they queued patiently to pay their final respects at a condolence service in the western Indian city. Legends of Hindi cinema, including director Karan Johar, were among the mourners at the condolence meeting held at Celebration Sports Club in the Andheri West area of Mumbai -- the home of the Bollywood film industry. Heavy security lined the streets to control the crowds, which included people who had travelled hundreds of kilometres to be there. Several fans chanted prayers as Sridevi's body was broug...
President Buhari Congratulates Nollywood Filmmaker Tunde Kelani On His 70th Birthday
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President Buhari Congratulates Nollywood Filmmaker Tunde Kelani On His 70th Birthday

President Buhari has expressed his hearty congratulations to an icon of Nigerian movie industry, Tunde Kelani, as the renowned producer turns 70. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President felicitated with all family members, friends, professional colleagues and the fans of the artiste. The statement read: “The President commends Kelani’s uncanny story telling skills and his ability to breathe life into scripts and translate literature to movies, thereby enhancing understanding of the rich cultural heritage of the country and consistently updating the narrative of a unified and progressive nation. As the ace producer turns a septuagenarian, President Buhari believes the rising profile of the Nigerian film industry around the world te...
Lady Finally Takes A Walk After 4 Years Of Domestic Abuse
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Lady Finally Takes A Walk After 4 Years Of Domestic Abuse

A South African lady, Amanda Cwazibe who was abused for 4 years by her husband, took to social media to expose her husband. According to Cwazibe, she suffered for 4 years but stayed silent because she wanted her child to live in a two-parent home. She is finally speaking up because she and her child deserve better. The mother of one, via Twitter, shared pictures of injuries her husband inflicted on her and wrote; My silence has been long and dark. subjected to domestic violence for 4 years, silence is for cowards Violence won’t solve anything i got out i hope others in my peril get out also See more pictures below;  
Transgender Woman Transforms Herself Into Dragon With 8 Horns After Being Diagnosed With HIV
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Transgender Woman Transforms Herself Into Dragon With 8 Horns After Being Diagnosed With HIV

Apparently dissatisfied with life as a human,  a  woman claiming to be the ‘most modified transsexual in the world’ – has spent £40,000 to look like a dragon – complete with a forked tongue, tattooed scales and horns. Eva Tiamat Medusa, from Bruni, Texas, said she wanted to “not to die a human” after receiving an HIV diagnosis. The 56-year-old ex-banker, began morphing into a reptile, claiming that after being abandoned by her parents at the age of five, she was ‘born again’ under the care of the western diamondback rattlesnake. Eva began her transformation with a series of scale tattoos before later having her nose re-shaped, ears removed and the whites of her eyes permanently stained green – all costing an estimated £42k. But with a further £28k worth of modifications still p...
Former CBN Deputy Governor Declares For Nigerian Presidency
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Former CBN Deputy Governor Declares For Nigerian Presidency

A former deputy governor of Nigeria’s central bank and former senior UN official Wednesday announced his intention to contest the Nigerian presidency in 2019. Kingsley Moghalu said he was moved to contest because of the “successive leadership failures of our civilian political class.” “With love for our country and a fierce commitment to a vision of rapid progress for our more than 180 million citizens, and following wide-ranging consultations, I offer myself to serve you as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as from May 29, 2019,” Moghalu said at a press conference in Abuja. He did not state on which party’s platform he will be standing for election. However, Moghalu presented himself as an anti-elitist candidate ready to dispense with the status quo, which he said h...
Tobi Is Plain Stupid – BBNaija CeeC’s Sister Vanessa Says
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Tobi Is Plain Stupid – BBNaija CeeC’s Sister Vanessa Says

One of Big Brother Naija 2018 controversial housemate, CeeC has been on the radar of every viewer of the show, over her attitude, and relationship with fellow housemate, Tobi. CeeC’s elder sister days ago, defended her sister, saying she was tired of trolls calling her sister names and all.. In an Instagram post she has since deleted she wrote; I want to rant. I’m tired of keeping shut all because i need votes, i’m tired of people trash talking my family, tired of people twisting whatever comes out of sisters mouth. I feel so sad watching humans spew so much hate over a reality show, is this how wicked the hearts of men are? Now my sister’s fault are.. 1. She doesn’t know how to express her self hence she is tagged rude. 2. She gave in to a man who she thought meant well, P.S S...
My Husband Ran Away Because Of House Rent – Wife
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My Husband Ran Away Because Of House Rent – Wife

A divorce-seeking woman, Funke Adeyemi, on Wednesday told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, Ibadan, that her husband, Wasiu Adeyemi, abandoned their home because of N24,000 unpaid rent on their apartment. The 29-year-old woman said that her husband of 12 years ran away from their home when the landlord demanded for payment of the outstanding rent, leaving her and their three children. She stated that the defendant had refused to pay the debt and had not been seen since June, 2017. ”The landlord has ejected me from the house and I have been living with my parents since then. ”All efforts to contact him proved abortive and I have been shouldering the responsibility of the three kids alone. ”I pray the court to dissolve our union and order him to be responsible to his pate...
10 Killed In Egypt Train Accident
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10 Killed In Egypt Train Accident

Authorities said two trains collided in Egypt’s Nile Delta province of Beheira on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people. The ministry said 21 others were injured in the collision. The accident took place when two carriages of a passenger train broke off and rammed into a nearby goods train, the Egyptian news portal al-Youm al-Saba reported, citing the province’s security chief. Transport Minister, Hesham Arafat, left Cairo to visit the site of the collision, state-run newspaper al-Ahram said. Egypt has seen several railway tragedies in recent years. In August, more than 40 people were killed in a collision between two passenger trains in Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria. In the aftermath, the chief of the country’s state-run railways authority resigned and the governmen...
13 Dead In Christian-Muslim Violence In Nigeria
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13 Dead In Christian-Muslim Violence In Nigeria

At least 13 people have been killed in clashes between Christian and Muslim youths in central Nigeria, police said on Wednesday, in the latest violence to hit the region. Fighting broke out on Monday in Kasuwan Magani community in Kaduna state, about 45km by road from the state capital, Kaduna city. "The mayhem led to the death of 13 people with many houses and shops burnt," Kaduna state police commissioner Austin Iwar told AFP by telephone. Local reports gave a higher death toll. Iwar said 20 suspects have been arrested, and troops and police had been deployed to quell the violence. "The place is now calm. I was in the village yesterday to implore the community and traditional leaders to appeal to the warring youths to sheath their swords," he added. An investigatio...
Herdsmen Destroy Cash Crops In Ondo Speaker’s Farm
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Herdsmen Destroy Cash Crops In Ondo Speaker’s Farm

Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr. Bamidele Oleyeloogun, became another victim of Fulani herdsmen’s attack as he lamented that they invaded his farm and destroyed his maize plantation. It was gathered that the Speaker had spent a lot of money in planting the maize, which the herdsmen allegedly destroyed. Oloyeloogun disclosed this to his colleagues from the six states of the South West at the South-West Legislative Reform meeting held in Akure, Ondo State, on Tuesday. At the meeting of the South-West legislators, where the problems facing the region were discussed, the Ondo Speaker expressed the need for stakeholders to find solutions to the incursions of herdsmen before the situation gets out of hand. He said, “The issue of farmer/herdsmen crisis is critical. It ...
Floyd Mayweather Celebrates 41st Birthday With Jamie Foxx And Mariah Carey
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Floyd Mayweather Celebrates 41st Birthday With Jamie Foxx And Mariah Carey

It was a star-studded gathering for Floyd “Money” Mayweather’s 41st birthday celebration. The retired, undefeated boxer spared no expense as he celebrated with family and close friends at The Reserve in Los Angeles. Jamie Foxx hosted the black-tie affair while celebrity guests such as Mariah Carey, Bobby Brown, Wiz Khalifa and John Singleton were in attendance for the champ. Other guests included Stephen Belafonte, Judge Mathis, Dreezy and Melyssa Ford.
How Man Sets Himself Ablaze In Gombe Over Muhammadu Buhari Action
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How Man Sets Himself Ablaze In Gombe Over Muhammadu Buhari Action

 A middled-aged man in Nappe, Dukku Local Government Area of Gombe State on Tuesday, reportedly set himself ablaze following the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the bill for the establishment of Peace Corps of Nigeria The victim whose name was given as Gambo Timothy Dogo, was until his demise a voluntary member of the corps. IDOMA VOICE, gathered that Dogo, a father of two, who hailed from Borno State committed suicide by setting himself ablaze in his one room apartment on hearing that the President has turned down the PCN establishment bill. An eyewitness told Ehido that Dogo had attempted suicide the last time news broke out that the bill was rejected. A source said Dogo gave reason for his action in a text message sent to his colleague simply identified ...
Icebeck – Bottle Water ‘Prod. By Ray’
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Icebeck – Bottle Water ‘Prod. By Ray’

Agwaye Enaigho with stage name Icebeck is a Nigerian artist who hails from Ethiop East,Delta State. He has recorded a number of songs. He did His first recording in the year 2010  Agwaye Enaigho: inspiration came from a legend the person of Bob Marley”. Agwaye Enaigho started singing at an early age of 10 , and this has helped him grow musically. Agwaye Enaigho Is ready to Take the industry to another level with is new Single Titled “Bottle Water” Produced By Raynah”..and was mix and masterd By Cypress hit..It’s a must listening and intriguing tune.
PDP Confirms Killing Of Its Publicity Secretary
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PDP Confirms Killing Of Its Publicity Secretary

The Adamawa chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday confirmed the killing of its spokesman, Mr Sam Zadock, by gunmen in the latest sectarian violence in the state. Alhaji Abdullahi Prambe, the State Secretary of the PDP, told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN that the incident was a “big shock’’ to the party. Prambe said, “We were expecting him for a meeting yesterday but he didn’t show up; he called me but the network wasn’t good only for us to hear that he was killed in an attack,” Prambe said. He condemned the incident and called on government to do something about the recent killings in the state. Speaking on the incident, a youth leader in the area, Mr Paul Turaki, said Zadock was killed alongside four others traveling in the same car in an ambush around Barre v...
#BBNaija: Tobi And Cee-C Reunite, Cuddled And Kissed Last Night
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#BBNaija: Tobi And Cee-C Reunite, Cuddled And Kissed Last Night

Dear Yoruba demons, you guys have to start praying for your boy because it seems he is yet again backsliding into his past. Just after we celebrated Tobi’s liberation from the shackles of Cee-C, he is back at it again. After nominating Team Celo and having arguments with Cee-C on why he nominated her pair for possible eviction, Tobi and Cee.C slept on the same bed and they even cuddled and kissed. Watch the video below and while you are at it, fans of Tobi, put your boy in your prayers and also remember to use the hashtag #prayforTobi https://instagram.com/p/BfuyaetlawP/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_profile_upsell_test
#BBNaija: Reno Omokri Reacts To Bambam And Teddy-A Toilet Romance
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#BBNaija: Reno Omokri Reacts To Bambam And Teddy-A Toilet Romance

Reno Omokri has reacted to the trending video of Big Brother Naija 2018 housemates, Bam Bam and Teddy A copulating in the toilet two nights ago. He wondered why housemates caught having s*x in the toilet are been referred to as stars. In a tweet, the former presidential aide cautioned Nigerians against replicating everything from the western world. He wrote, “When I was a child, only animals had intercourse in the open for all to see. Now I am an adult, Nigerians call people who publicly have intercourse in a toilet, stars! If they are stars, it must be very dark over Nigeria! We have a culture. Not everything from the West is good!”
Ebony’s Father To Sue Mortuary And Man Who Touched Her Private Parts
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Ebony’s Father To Sue Mortuary And Man Who Touched Her Private Parts

Father of late Dancehall artiste, Ebony, has disclosed the intention to take legal action against the hospital where a morgue attendant took a video of his daughter’s corpse. Nana Opoku Kwarteng, who sounded troubled by the development, noted that even though he hasn’t seen the video, he will sue all persons involved in recording Ebony’s body at the morgue. Ebony, born Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, was killed in a gory accident on the Sunyani-Kumasi highway after visiting her mother on February 8. Her childhood friend and assistant, Franky Kuri, and their bodyguard also did not survive the crash. A viral video showing the bodies of the late singer and her friend Franca Kuri in a mortuary has left the public shocked with many condemning the recording. A mortuary attendant can be see...
Charley Boy Leads ‘Our Mumu Don Do Movement’ To Clean Up Gwagwalada
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Charley Boy Leads ‘Our Mumu Don Do Movement’ To Clean Up Gwagwalada

Nigerian musician and leader of OurMumuDonDo movement, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has join #pickthatthrash campaign to clean up Nigeria. He wrote; "As part of our efforts to conscientize the Nigerian people on the need to participate in the political process, the OurMumuDonDo Movement visited Gwagwalada Area of Abuja to carry out a sanitation exercise and also sensitize the people accordingly. #GetYourPVC #OurMumuDonDo"
Mortuary Attendant Sexually Assaults Ebony Reigns Corpse
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Mortuary Attendant Sexually Assaults Ebony Reigns Corpse

A viral video showing the bodies of the late Afropop singer, Ebony Reigns, and her friend Franca Kuri in a mortuary, has left the public horrified. A mortuary attendant can be seen touching and examining the badly injured bodies of the two showing bruises and for Ebony a deep cut in the head. The location of the mortuary is unknown as well as the identity of the attendant. It appeared there were more than two persons involved in the insensitive act as another assistant was seen using a mobile device to film the incident. The male attendant had earlier performed similar touch on the body of Franklina Nkansah Kuri, who together with a military officer, died alongside the musician in a tragic crash on the Sunyani-Kumasi road on February 8, 2018. It is yet to be established if the in...
Runtown Gets A New Tattoo
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Runtown Gets A New Tattoo

Singer, Runtown has added more ink to the long list of tattoos on his body. The Eric Many act who is yet to drop a single in 2018 inked a 'GUN' tattoo on his abs.
Woman Films Herself Inside A Subway Train Smashing A Man
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Woman Films Herself Inside A Subway Train Smashing A Man

This disturbing video shows the moment a woman live-streamed herself using a strap-on on a man inside a subway train. It's yet unclear where this obnoxious act took place, but it looks like the man in the video had no idea he was being filmed. Watch the video here
#BBNaija: “Only Thing Ahneeka Does In The House Is Treat Her Pimples” – Dee-One
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#BBNaija: “Only Thing Ahneeka Does In The House Is Treat Her Pimples” – Dee-One

One of the evicted contestants on the Big Brother Naija: Double Wahala, Dee-One has given his perception of housemates on the show.   Dee-One, who’s a comedian had a chat with NAIJ TV, recently and being his comic self, he revealed who he feels are being fake in the house and who are real. Dee-One who said housemate, Ahneeka is only concerned about the pimples on her face, also explained his beef with another rising comedian Ebiye. He was asked why he would decide to go for the show, being a married man. For me, it was about the opportunity. My marriage coming out was not a problem and I’d have preferred for it to remain private. About my marriage certificate being leaked, I wanted to take legal action against the person that did it but I just let everything ...
I Rob Because Many People In The Government Steal — Suspect
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I Rob Because Many People In The Government Steal — Suspect

A robbery suspect is not shying away from his crimes and he even justifies it by saying, since his rulers partake in it, he also would and he won’t stop. One out of the two armed robbers recently arrested by the Niger State Police Command, has revealed that if freed, he would still go back to rob people. According to reports by PUNCH, the suspects, identified as Bello Mallam and Shehu Buda were arrested in Talba Estate, Bida, and they revealed that they went into robbery because of the hardship of the country and also the inability of the government to provide jobs. Mallam, 18 and Shehu, 20, were trailed and apprehended after robbing one Mohammed Mohammed of the sum of N7,400 and two handsets valued at N9,000, after inflicting injury on him with a machete and planks for preventing t...
Nigerians React After Daddy Freeze Calls Bishop Oyedepo ‘Bald Headed Fowl’
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Nigerians React After Daddy Freeze Calls Bishop Oyedepo ‘Bald Headed Fowl’

Daddy Freeze is currently feeling the heat after he called out to Bishop David Oyedepo of the Winners Chapel tagging him as ”bald headed fowl” after news surfaced that the church had received ₦35 million from former JTF boss, Emmanuel Atewe as part of the money still under investigation as regards the ₦8.5 billion fraud. Though the pertinence of the revelation, Nigerians were not having any of that, as many slammed the controversial figure for such insipid remark. Check out Daddy Freeze post and the reactions from Nigerians below..
Why Nigeria Must Stop Borrowing To Fund Budget – Senate Committee
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Why Nigeria Must Stop Borrowing To Fund Budget – Senate Committee

Nigeria needs to lower its debt profile in order to make financial resources available for priority projects, the Senate committee on Local and Foreign Debts has posited. During a courtesy visit to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, Chairman of the committee, Shehu Sani, said the country’s borrowing which was heightened during the period of recession, needs to be cut. The lawmaker said the borrowings that followed the period of recession was justified as the country needed to invest massively in infrastructure, agriculture, mining and manufacturing, with multiplier implication of increasing employment and reflating the economy. He, however, maintained the need to check excessive borrowing. “The country took up more borrowings, and gradually Nigeria’s total debt stock...
2019 Presidency: Pastor Chris Okotie Bombards With Compelling Grammar In Support Of Buhari
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2019 Presidency: Pastor Chris Okotie Bombards With Compelling Grammar In Support Of Buhari

Chris Okotie, founder of the House of God International Ministry, has opined that the ongoing anti-graft war is enough reason for Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari, should he opt to seek re-election in 2019. Okotie said he has been able to take the battle “to clean the Augean stable” to the corridors of corrupt cabals that have held Nigeria hostage for years. In an article, the former Presidential candidate stressed that if the ongoing anti-graft war is allowed to get to,“logical conclusion, it would free the country from the labyrinth of a deeply entrenched tribe of Machiavellian politicians whose sole purpose for seeking power is to loot our common patrimony.” The article reads, “These, certainly are not the best of times for the grex venalium (the venal crowd) pop...
Buhari Re-appoints Segun Awolowo As NEPC CEO
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Buhari Re-appoints Segun Awolowo As NEPC CEO

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-appointed Mr. Olusegun Awolowo as the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC). In a terse statement, Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said Awolowo’s letter was signed by Mr. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). Disclosing that the appointment will subsist for another four years, Adesina said: “Mr. Awolowo, a lawyer and scion of the Obafemi Awolowo family, was first appointed to the NEPC position in 2013.”  
Kwara Assembly Passes Bill Halting Payment Of Pensions To Former Governors, Deputies, Others
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Kwara Assembly Passes Bill Halting Payment Of Pensions To Former Governors, Deputies, Others

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed an amendment bill seeking the suspension of the payment of pensions to former governors, deputy governors and other officers holding political offices after their tenure in office. This followed a debate on a report earlier presented to it by the Chairman, House Committee on Establishments and Public Service, Emmanuel Folorunsho Abodunrin. Deputy Speaker, Matthew Okedare, who presided over the session, commended members for ensuring prompt passage of the bill, sponsored by representative of Omupo Constituency, Mashood Bakare and directed the Clerk of the House, Ahmed Katsina Mohammed to prepare a clean copy for the governor’s assent. Under the amended law, former governor and their deputies would cease to enjoy pension any period...
Emmanuel Onwubiko: When Legislators Debate Drugs And Sex
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Emmanuel Onwubiko: When Legislators Debate Drugs And Sex

The national legislature in Abuja has been busy embarking on high profile policy interactive sessions in different parts of Nigeria on the vexed twin societal evils of hard drugs and trafficking for sexual enslavement. Kano and Benin City have played host to two of such important interfaces. These topics of sex and drugs reminds me of a track in one popular dance hall songs of the mid-eighties which asked that ‘people should talk about sex’. Afterall sex and drugs when combined is rated above a mere billion dollar business. Sex and illicit drugs are multi Billion Dollars industry collectively. Both of these two thematic areas touches the fundamentals of our social life as a nation especially because the universal fact that illicit drugs and sex affects the youth’s population. The ...
Lupita Nyong’o Covers Marie Claire SA’s March 2018 Issue
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Lupita Nyong’o Covers Marie Claire SA’s March 2018 Issue

Movie star Lupita Nyong’o is on the cover of the latest issue of Marie Claire SA magazine which focuses on Image Makers in the industry. On the cover, Lupita who plays Nakia in the highly publicized ‘Black Panther’ movie, is gorgeous in a white dress as she poses for the camera. Her cover tagline reads “I believe in using the platform my career has given me to speak out on important issues”.
Kidnappers Abduct VOA Reporter’s Wife, Child, Kill FRSC Officer
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Kidnappers Abduct VOA Reporter’s Wife, Child, Kill FRSC Officer

Suspected kidnappers on Wednesday abducted the wife and child of a reporter with the Voice of America (VOA) in Kaduna. The abductors also killed a staff of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), who rushed out to help the victims. The reporter, Malam Nasir Birnin-Yero, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the abductors, about 30 in number, attacked his residence in Birnin Yero, near Kaduna at about 1:30 am. “They came to my house at about 1:30 am. I was not at home then, but they forced themselves into my house and asked my wife of my whereabout and she told them I was not at home. “They vandalized my television set and refrigerator before taking my wife and son insisting that they must take them to where I was. “One of my neighbour’s, who works with the FRSC, Sabi...
Cattle Colonies Will Never Happen In Kogi State – Dino Melaye Threatens
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Cattle Colonies Will Never Happen In Kogi State – Dino Melaye Threatens

Senator Dino Melaye has threatened that no cattle colony will be set up in Kogi state. Melaye, while speaking at the inauguration of a group called ‘Save Kogi Project’, said that the attacks by herdsmen in Kogi state was because of an order by state governor, Yahaya Bello to welcome them into the state. PoliticsNGR has obtained footage of Melaye’s speech, Watch it below; https://www.facebook.com/90985831603/videos/10155145102011604/ https://www.facebook.com/90985831603/videos/10155145095166604/
2019: Imo Deputy Gov Rejects Okorocha’s Senate Offer
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2019: Imo Deputy Gov Rejects Okorocha’s Senate Offer

Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere, has rejected his principal, Governor Rochas Okorocha’s offer to contest for the Imo East Senatorial Election in 2019. Governor Okorocha had asked his deputy to contest for Senate instead of the governorship election to pave way for the Chief of Staff and his son in-law, Uche Nwosu, who he has endorsed as his successor. But Madumere who is from Owerri zone which has not produced a governor since the return to democracy in 1999, insisted that he has made up his mind to contest for the office of the governor in 2019. He vowed that there is no going back on the decision, adding that the ambition is not just about him, but the entire Owerri zone that has been sidelined and marginalized. The Deputy Governor in a statement signed by his Chief P...
Lecturer Urges Govt To Invest More In Education Sector
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Lecturer Urges Govt To Invest More In Education Sector

A lecturer at the Kwara State College of Education, Oro, Mr Musbau Abdulkareem has called on the Government to quickly intervene in the declining standard of education and invest more in the  sector. Abdulkareem, who made the call in Ilorin on Wednesday while speaking with our reporter said government at all levels must intervene to rescue the situation. The Head of Department (HOD), Political Science said education sector in the country was gradually losing its value. “Government at all levels must invest heavily in the sector. This is the time for the leaders to pay special attention to education sector for the sake of the children and their future.  “Nigeria leaders must rank education project as first on their priority list rather than investing in mundane projects that add n...
Nigeria’s Chief Justice Sets New Rules For Judges
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Nigeria’s Chief Justice Sets New Rules For Judges

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has ordered judges to resume at 9 a.m. and close 4 p.m. daily in all courts. Mr.Onnoghen said this at a function on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The event was organised by the Itse Sagay-led Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption. Mr. Onnoghen’s directives was part of 13 reforms aimed at fighting corruption and ensuring speedy and transparent delivery of justice in the Nigerian judicial system. “Backlog of cases, delayed proceedings and corruption allegations against officers are some of the stains the institution has been battling to remove,” he said. “In the recent past, the judiciary has been accused of corruption along with the allegation that when complaints of corrupt practices and unprofessional cond...
To Hell With State Burial When I Die — Efia Odo
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To Hell With State Burial When I Die — Efia Odo

Ghanaian actress, Efia Odo has indicated that she doesn’t give a hoot about being given a state burial when she dies. Efia Odo in an interview with Zionfelix on ‘Celebrity Ride’ stated without mincing words that state burial isn’t so important to her because she wouldn’t even know she was given a state burial after her death. Efia Odo added that Ghanaians value the dead more than the living hence their wish for state burial when they depart the world. The uprising actress continued that Ghanaians should cultivate the habit of honouring and celebrating people when they are alive and stop the hypocrisy of showering praises on dead people. Efia Odo who seemed angry concluded with this harsh statement, “whether I get state burial or not I’m dead”.
#BBNaija Tobi Reveals How Much He Earns Annually
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#BBNaija Tobi Reveals How Much He Earns Annually

Big Brother Naija housemate, Tobi Bakre is in the news again and this time, it is not about him and his startegic partner, Cee-C. During a chat with fellow housemates last night ,they were all excited about the Pepsi challenge where the winning pair will win N5million Naira among other mouthwatering prizes. Tobi who has his eyes on the money prize, revealed N2.5 million is more than he earns annually as a banker. He revealed he earns just about that as his yearly take home pay, hence, the eagerness to win the prize. He also disclosed that there is a high chance he won’t be going back to his old job.
BBNaija 2018: Denrele Reacts To Teddy A, Bambam’s Sex Episode
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BBNaija 2018: Denrele Reacts To Teddy A, Bambam’s Sex Episode

Popular Nigerian TV personality, Denrele Edun, has reacted to the sex romp between two Big Brother Naija 2018 housemates. Recall that Teddy A and Bambam were caught on camera having sex in the toilet. Perharps, they were in the toilet thinking they were away from the cameras. Their escapade was revealed at a time when Miracle said all housemates have had sex, especially in the toilet, the reason for missing condoms.Reacting, Denrele, who took to his Twitter handle wrote: “Look at that dewy glow on BamBam. Never seen her this giggly and vivacious! “Konji truly na bastard! #AftermathOfTheCoitalAlignmentTechnique #BBNajia #bbnaija2018 #BBNaija3 #BBNaija bamteddy.”