Saturday, 29 April 2017

Man Divorces Wife Over Adultery With His Typist

A 65-year-old man on Friday told an Ibadan Customary Court, sitting in Agodi, how his wife of 38 years committed adultery with his typist while he was away on official assignment.

The husband, Mr Alaba Aigbe, had asked the court to dissolve his marriage with Veronica over alleged adultery and witchcraft.

In his testimony, the complainant said that while he was on official assignment in Jigawa in 2006, he asked his typist to be collecting his salaries and give to his wife.

Friday, 28 April 2017

Manchester United Set To Honour Nigerian Fans Who Lost Their lives At Viewing Center In Calabar

It was last week that Manchester United fans at viewing center in Calabar were electrocuted. The Man U fans met their untimely death when a high tension cable fell snd they were electrocuted.

It was a sad moment while they watching the Europa League match between their club side, Man Umited of England and Anderlecht of Belgium.

Man U will be honoring their seven Nigerian fans who lost their lives at viewing center as they will playing on Sunday against Swansea City, the Man U players will be wearing black armbands in honour of the late fans.

President Buhari Didn't Attend Friday Jumat Prayer At Aso Rock Mosque

President Muhammadu Buhari has been absent from public glare  ever since his arrival from his medical vacation in United Kingdom (UK), he was absent from the usual Friday prayer at the Aso Rock Mosque today Friday 28 April.

Apart from being absent from today's Jumat prayer, he was also absent at the Federal Reserve Executive Council (FEC) meeting held at Aso villa on Wednesday April 26. His absence has been raising concerns over his condition of health amongst the citizens.

Modu Sheriff Pulls Out of Reconciliation Move Of Goodluck Jonathan To Resolve Party Crisis

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff said he was pulling out the reconciliation move of the former President Goodluck Jonathan to resolve the party’s leadership crisis.

Sheriff in a statement signed by his Deputy National Chairman, Dr Cairo Ojougboh issued on Thursday in Abuja, said this was to enable his led National working Committee (NOC) to  focus on repositioning the PDP.

He said that the reconciliation moves initiated by Jonathan had finally collapsed, alleging that the move had been hijacked by the Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee.
“We are opting out and focusing our efforts at making the party the darling of Nigerians again.

Tanzania President Fires Over 9000 Civil Servants Over Fake Certificate

Over 9000 civil servants in Tanzania have been sacked over forged educational certificates. Tanzania president, John Magufuli made this known on state TV on Friday after much investigation, it was discovered that 9,932 government workers in the country presented forged certificates when they were screened for employment.

The sacked government workers have been charged to court where they would have to defend themselves. According to President Magufuli, "They are thieves like any other thieves.. You cannot perform if you don't have deserving qualification,".

Late Vinod Khanna Was An Artist Confident Enough To Play Second Fiddle

It was 1971, and from every street corner blared this catchy ditty from the Raj Khosla musical blockbuster Mera Gaon Mera Desh. In a time-honoured climactic scene, Dharmendra and Asha Parekh are tied to two (separate) pillars, and a “ghaghra choli”-clad vamp is waltzing around, belting it out. 

The camera stays mostly with the muscle-flexing hero and the grimacing heroine, but our attention is caught and held by the villain, slouching sexily in a corner. That guy was a strikingly handsome rookie called Vinod Khanna, who sported a dishy cleft in his chin, and stole every scene in the film.

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Rishi Kapoor Pays Tribute To Late Friend, Vinod Khanna, Changes DP On Twitter To Honour Him

Rishi Kapoor who was a good friend of Vinod Khanna has changed his display picture (DP) on Twitter to honour him, Khanna died on Thursday at age 70 as a result of bladder cancer.

Rishi edited his biography section on Twitter to pay tribute to his late friend which says; "Good Bye Vinod Khanna, aRIP".

The actor who is sad at the moment was one of the first celebrities to condole Vinod Khanna's death in a series of tweets. Rishi attended the funeral of Khanna on Thursday in company of his son, Abhishek, Jackie Shroff, Randeep Hooda and Amitabh  Bachchan.

Veteran Bollywood Star, Vinod Khanna Dies At 70

Popular Indian actor, Vinod Khanna who had starred in many Bollywood films is dead. Vinod had featured in many films including the popular film which he starred, Amar Akbar Anthony.

The veteran actor who had suffered from camcer died at the age of 70 at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, India.

The awarding winning movie star was known for his role as an angry anti-hero in "Mere Apne". He was a Member of Parliament in the northern state of Punjab.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Libyan Authority Repatriate More Nigerians From Libya

Bringing Nigerians abroad back home has become a norm, these deportees are brought home for different reasons ranging from illegal immigrant, drug, related offences, crime, cyber crime and more.

No fewer than 253 Nigerians repatriated from Libya arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Monday evening. The returnees, who arrived aboard an airbus belonging to Libyan Air, touched down at the airport around 6.45pm.

Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents Reject Bail Terms

There was jubilation yesterday in the family home of pro-Biafra agitator Nnamdi Kanu in Umuahia, Abia State. But to the family, the bail conditions are “harsh” and should be reviewed by the court. Kanu should be free unconditionally.

Speaking with reporters at his palace at Isiama Afaraukwu Ibeku in Umuahia, Kanu’s father, Eze Israel Kanu, flanked by his wife Ugoeze Sally, called for the unconditional release of his son.

The traditional ruler of Afaraukwu Ineku Umuahia kingdom, however, said he was overjoyed over the news that his son had been granted bail by the Abuja High Court but insisted that the conditions were impossible.

John Legend Gushes About Wife After Being Honoured As One Of Time's 100 Most Influential People

John Legend who was named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People this year, has told ET that someone else deserves the prize.

"My wife [is the most influential person in my life]," he gushed.

"We spend a lot of time together, we know each other really well, we get along pretty well too, she's very influential. She makes me cooler than I would be normally," he said.

Monday, 24 April 2017

Exposed! Overdose Of Painkillers Killed Senator Isiaka Adeleke

Isiaka Adeleke, the Osun West Senator who died suddenly yesterday in Oshogbo, the Osun State capital, was killed by an overdose of painkillers administered to him by an unqualified medical technician, SaharaReporters has learned.

The Senator received the medication following complaints of serious pain in his legs at the beginning of day-long political rally and meetings.

A source at the Osun State Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital said the late Senator recently began preparations to run for governor in the state in 2018.  On Saturday, he embarked on a series of political events, before heading out to the events he was complaining to his about the pain, and a quack administered the painkillers intravenously, relieving him of the pain.

Serena Williams Shows Off Baby Bump. Writes Lovely Message To Unborn Child

Great tennis player, Serena Williams is so glad with her growing baby bump, she has written a lovely note to her unborn child. Serena can't wait to be a mother.

But if anyone thought pregnancy would dim the tennis star's unstoppable drive, they were wrong.

The 35-year-old shared a sweet note to her unborn baby on Monday morning - in which she wrote of her delight at reclaiming the world number one spot.

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Biography Of The Late Senator Isiaka Adeleke

Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke was born on January 15, 1955 to the family of Ayoola Adeleke and Esther Adeleke. His father was once a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Though an indigene of Osun State, he was born in Enugu State and was there in his early years before the civil war began. He was a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Osun West senatorial District until his last moment on eart.

Scientists Discover Solar-Power Device That Makes Water Out Of Air

Scientists have a new solution for bringing clean water to remote areas.

A team has created a solar-powered device that can produce drinking water out of air -- even in desert climates, according to the researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley.
"I'm most excited about being able to realize a functioning device in these remote areas and to be able to provide clean water to all the people who need it," Evelyn Wang, associate mechanical engineering professor at MIT and co-author of the paper first published in the journal "Science," told CNNTech.

PDP Wins All Chairmanship, Councillorship Seats In Ebonyi LGA Elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the chairmanship seats of the 13 Local Government Areas of Ebonyi in the Saturday local council polls.

The  party also won all the councillorship seats in the 171 wards of the state.

Mr Jossy Eze, Chairman of the Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC) announced this on Sunday at the commission’s headquarters in Abakaliki while declaring result of the polls.

Hanan Buhari Celebrates Her Brother, Yusuf Buhari On His Birthday

President Buhari and Aisha Buhari's only son Yusuf Buhari is a year older today. His younger sister and photographer, Aisha Hanan Buhari took to her IG page to celebrate him with sweet messages.

Pasuma Is The Latest In Town As He Becomes The TOGAN Of Badagry kingdom

Famous Fuji star, Alhaji Pasuma Wonder has bagged a chieftancy yitle in Badagry, Lagos. The Oganla fuji is the latest chief in town. He became the 'Togan' of Badagry Kingdom at a ceremony that held in Lagos yesterday. More photos after the cut.

First Civilian Governor Of Osun State & Serving Senator, Isiaka Adeleke Dies At 62

The first civilian governor of Osun and serving senator, Isiaka Adeleke, is dead. He died in the early hours of Sunday at a private hospital in Osogbo. He died at the age of 62

At the residence of the former governor in Ede, the atmosphere was tense as his corpse was brought in at about 1:10 p.m, preparatory to the Islamic burial rites at 4:p.m.

A crowd of sympathisers and family members were seen weeping uncontrollably on sighting the corpse of the late flamboyant politician and socialite.

Runtown's Pregnant Girlfriend Poses With Baby Bump In A New Photo

The expectant mom shared the full photo on social media with the caption;

'I can't wait to hear your first cry...look in your eyes...kiss your little toes...smell your newborn skin...and hold you close in my arms for the first time... 👶🏽💙🤗'

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Maria Carey And Ex Husband Nick Cannon Spark Rumours Of A Romantic Reunion After Heading Out For Dinner For The Second Day In A Row

Her toyboy ex Bryan Tanaka was reportedly jealous over her close relationship with her former flame Nick Cannon.

And with him firmly out of the picture, Mariah Carey enjoyed a second night out in a row with her ex husband - sparking rumours of a possible romantic reconciliation after they split in 2014 following six years of marriage.

The powerhouse vocalist, 47, dressed to accentuate her busty assets as she joined the TV personality, 36 - with whom she shares 5-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan - for a dinner at Nobu Malibu on Friday night.

Stevie Wonder Complains Of Cold As He Leads A-List Guests Attending The Lavish £200,000 Wedding Of Rory McIlroy And Erica Stoll In Ireland

Rory McIlroy, Erica Stoll And Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder has led the droves of A-list guests arriving for lavish £200,000 wedding of Rory McIlroy and Erica Stoll at a 13th-century castle in Ireland.

Stevie who will perform at the golfing ace's ceremony today, left Galway locals starstruck when he popped into a phone shop and took photos with the staff - before complaining that Ireland was 'a bit cold'.

Psychiatry Experts Say Donald Trump Has Mental Illness

A group of leading psychiatrists told a conference that Donald Trump has clear hallmarks of mental illness that compromise his role as president.

Twenty-five researchers made a drastic break away from ethical standards by meeting at Yale University on Thursday to discuss evidence questioning the commander-in-chief's mental health.

They were unanimous in their conclusions that the president suffers a combination of personality disorders.

Manchester United Sympathizes With The Families Of Their Fans Who Lost Their Lives At A Viewing Center In Calabar

The viewing center tragedy in Calabar has gained sympathy of many people in and out of the country.

Manchester United football club of England has condoled with families of their fans who lost their lives at a viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River state on Thursday.

While several reactions have trailed the tragic incident, the club took to twitter on Friday, saying:

Nollywood Actor, Olumide Bakare Dies After Suffering From Heart And Lung Disease

Veteran Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare, has passed on after a failed battle with a heart and lung disease.

His personal assistant, who said he died in the early hours of Saturday on his way to the hospital, announced his death.

Mr. Bakare has been sick for over a year and reports say aside from suffering low blood flow into the heart, there were also indications of a lung-related disease.

Friday, 21 April 2017

#BBNAIJA: Winner Of The TV Reality Show, Efe Visits Psquare

After the recently concluded reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, the news and the ovation of the winner of the 2017 edition, Efe Ejemba is still making rounds on the social media.

Efe is making use of the platform and enjoying  his fame as he visited the Psquare, Peter and Paul.

The two lovely brothers who were glad to see him shared the surprise visit photos on their Instagram page.

Former England And Aston Villa Defender, Ugo Ehiogu Dies Of Cardiac Arrest.

Former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu has died at the age of 44 after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham's training centre on Thursday, 20 April,2017.

A Spurs statement said Ehiogu died in hospital in the early hours of Friday.

Ehiogu, who was Spurs' Under-23s coach, was capped four times by England.

Ehiogu made over 200 appearances for Aston Villa between 1991 and 2000 and then spent seven years at Middlesbrough.

So Sad, Over 30 Nigerians Football Lovers Watching The Match Between Man U And Anderlecht In Calabar Were Electrocuted At A Viewing Centre

Over 30 persons watching the Europa League football match between Manchester United and Anderlecht were electrocuted in Calabar on Thursday evening.

The incident happened after a transformer near the viewing centre located in the Iyang-Esu area of the Calabar Municipal Local Government Area exploded during the match and this caused a high-tension cable to drop on the viewing centre.

British Airways Now Flies From London Gatwick's South Terminal

All British Airways flights at London Gatwick use the South Terminal. The British Airways departures area is located in Zone A in Gatwick's South Terminal. You must meet the following times, or you will not be allowed to travel:

Check-in closes 60 minutes before long haul flights depart and 45 minutes before short haul flights depart.

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Nigerian Prophet Accused Of Sexually Abusing Young Girls Undergoes Investigation By South African Police

Prophet Tim Omotoso

The Hawks have made progress in their investigation of a Nigerian prophet who allegedly sexually abused young women from his church, a spokesperson said on Tuesday, April 18.

"We are investigating different charges, but we can't name them before making an arrest," Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Netshiunda said on Tuesday.

On Monday night, current affairs programme Special Assignment carried a report about Prophet Tim Omotoso, the founder of the Jesus Dominion International Church with branches countrywide. He had allegedly had sex with girl as young as 14 in his home in Umhlanga, north of Durban.

Stephanie Otobo Files $5m Lawsuit Against Apostle Johnson Suleman

The war between Stephanie Otobo and the general overseer of Omega Fire Ministry (OFM), Apostle John Suleman is moving to another level as the Canada based singer filed a $5m lawsuit against her alleged lover, Apostle Suleman, in Canada.

Stephanie who was arrested and detained in a Lagos police station sometime in March this year, is claiming $5 million in damages resulting from the breach of trust, breach of fudiciary relations, breach of contract, negligence, defamation, poisoning, intentional and negligent infliction of emotional stress, forcible confinement, multiple instances of battery, false imprisonment, fraud, assaults, sexual assaults, sexual harassments, harassments and malicious prosecution, their alleged affair has caused her.

Leadership Newspaper Reporter Arrested In Kaduna State For Allegedly Writing A Report Criticising Governor Nadir El-Rufai

A reporter with Leadership newspaper, Midat Joseph, has been arrested by men attached to the Kaduna state governor. He was allegedly arrested on the orders of the state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai. Some security operatives in the early hours of today, stormed his home and arrested him over a recent report he wrote criticizing the state government.

33-Year-Old Model, Lara Stone Poses Half Naked For Love Magazine Shoot

33-year-old model, Lara Stone has gone naked for Love Magazine shoot, she was spotted in the teaser snap shared on  Love magazine's Instagram account without top for the shoot, but was having tangerine sticker covering her nipples.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

President Buhari Suspends SGF And DG, NIA

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David Babachir Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE).

The President has also directed the suspension of the SGF from office pending the outcome of the investigations.

In a related development, the President has ordered a full scale investigation into the discovery of large amounts of foreign and local currencies by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a residential apartment at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, over which the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has made a claim.

Comedian, Woli Arole Shares Pre-Wedding Photos

Popular Nigerian comedian, Woli Arole is said to wed his fiancee, Toyin soon. The comedian shared the photos oo one of his social media pages. Congrats Woli A role. More photos below....

The Owner Of Chanchangi Airlines, Amadu Chanchangi Dies On His Way To The Hospital In Abuja

A great philanthropist, the Chairman of Chanchangi Airlines, Alhaji Amadu Chanchangi is dead. The Kaduna based billionaire died along Kaduna-Abuja road while on the way to a hospital in Abuja this morning.

According to a family member, “He died along the road while we were rushing him to a hospital in Abuja, after a protractive illness,” .

"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" Makes Rashidi Yekini's Mother A Millionaire

Great Nigerian player, late Rashidi Yekini was the first Nigerian player ever to score at a senior team world cup, Nigeria made first appearance at the USA '94 with outstanding performance.

The late player who died  in May 2012 played as a strike and his professional career, which spanned more than two decades, was mainly associated with Vitória de Setúbal in Portugal, but he also played in six other countries besides his own.

The late footballer’s mother, Alhaja Sikirat Yekini who complained of hard times since her son’s demise was helped out financially by some Nigerians on the popular ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ (WWTBAM) game show.

Didier Drogba Becomes First Footballer Ever To Play In A Club He Owns

Former Chelsea playmaker and ex-captain of the Ivory Coast national team, Didier Drogba is an Ivorian player who has awed us in many ways than one has made history as he becomes the first football player to play in a club he owns.

There have been player-managers but this is certainly a first. The skillful player had turned down offers from big clubs in England, China, Brazil, and Mexico. His reason for not going back to England is that he couldn’t play for any other club there except Chelsea.

FANI-KAYODE: Nigeria Should Break Up Now Or Get Restructured

The former minister of Aviation and a human right activist, Femi Fani Kayode, on Wednesday reacting to the recent assertions made by, Tanko Yakasai, a founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum,said that Nigeria should break now or be restructured.

Recall Tanko had said that it was the people of the south west that are “misleading the Igbo” into wanting to break out from Nigeria.

Kayode warned Northern leaders to stop politicking with peoples live or begin to count down Nigeria’s division. According to him,

Hazard Moves To Real Madrid

Chelsea forward, Eden Hazard has agreed to join Spanish league giant, Real Madrid  to create funds for the mega-money move with Roman Abramovich demanding at least £85million.

But that fee could be cut as the Spanish giants are planning to let  Alvaro Morata go in the opposite direction as part of the deal.

Hazard, who is up for the PFA Player of the Year award  – even  hinted that he has ambitions to play for another club.

Attorney General: Lagos Considering Rev King, Others' Death Sentence

The Lagos State Government, yesterday said it is examining the judgement of the Supreme Court affirming the death sentence passed on the General-Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, Rev. Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, popularly known as ‘Reverend King’ as well as other murder convicts in the state.

In a question and answer session with newsmen, at the flag off of the yearly ministerial briefing of the Lagos State Ministry of Justice, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem, said the decision becomes imperative with the briefing coming from the prisons authorities regarding the  condemned inmates in the state.

Visually-Impaired Student Of UNILAG Who Was Rusticated Has Been Reinstated

The visually-impaired student of University Of Lagos (UNILAG), Ochuba Chichebe Polycarp that was rusticated alongside twelve other students has been reinstated yesterday, 18 April, 2017.

The students were rusticated on March 21,2017 due to the protest held on 28 September,2015 over the infestation by bedbugs in the halls where they were residing.

Abuja Airport Opened Earlier Than The Proposed Date

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commended the efforts of the Ministries of Transport, Power, Works and Housing, Kaduna State government, Julius Berger Plc, others who made possible the official re-opening of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, ahead of the deadline.

It will be recalled that the airport was shut down  March 8 for six weeks to pave way for rehabilitation of the runway and was billed to be re-opened today, April 19.

The President was elated that the authorities met the deadline 24 hours ahead of the official date of reopening.

In a statement by his spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, President Buhari said he “looked forward to such display of inter-agency cooperation and efficiency in the operation of the entire Federal Government machinery.”

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Amaechi Denies Owning The Luxury Apartment Where $43m Was Found, Demands Compensation Of N750m From Fani-Kayode And N500m From Lere Olayinka For Damages

Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has written to Chief Fani-Kayode and the aide to governor of Ekiti state. ZMr Lere Olayinka to retract their posts on their twitter accounts linking him with the $43 million found in a luxury home in Ikoyi Lagos State

Amaechi who wrote through his counsel, Mr Lateef Fagbemi SAN said if they failed to make the retraction within seven days they would meet in court. He said the retraction should be made in about five national newspapers and their twitter pages.

He also said Olayinka should pay him 500 million naira while Kayode who was a former Minister of Transportation should part with 750 million naira. The Minister said the money were compensation for the damages he had suffered from their various postings.

British Pop Legend 'Investigated For Alleged Rape Of 14-Year-Old Virgin

A British pop legend is reportedly being investigated for the raoe of a 14-year-old girl. The attack allegedly took place in the 1970s after the girl, who was a vitgin, was picked out from the front row of a concert by the solo star's bodyguard and invited back to a hotel.

The woman says she was plied with champagne before the assault, that has "affected" her entire life. The alleged victim, who describes herself as a "naive 14-year-old virgin" at the time, says she had been to see the singer in concert with some friends after being given free tickets.

She told The Sun that she had never even "French-kissed" a boy at the time and that she couldn't understand the look on the star's face when he was "probably climaxing". Police are reportedly looking into the claims snd she met with detectives last week.

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Nigerian Regulator Raises Concern On Lucozade, Mirinda Clears Fanta, Sprite

The Consumer Protection Council, CPC, has called for further investigation of soft drinks sold in Nigeria, following the discovery that the benzoic acid in Mirinda (a product of Seven Up Bottling Company) and Lucozade (a product of Suntory) is higher than the Nigerian regulatory standard of 250mg/kg.

The benzoic levels of both drinks are said to be up to 330mg/kg and 323.53mg/kg respectively.

Efforts to reach the manufacturers of the soft drinks were unsuccessful. They did not respond to questions sent to them through their official emails.

Friday, 14 April 2017

Fani-Kayode Tackles NIA, The $43m And Others Found At The Ikoyi Apartment Belongs To Amaechi

The former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has accused National Intelligence Agency (NIA) of lieing, Fani-Kayode said that the huge sum ($43m, £27,800 and N2.3) of money recovered by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from Ikoyi apartment in Lagos on 12 April is for Rotimi Amaechi.

Super Eagles Player Divorces Wife

Nigeria International and Leicester City of England star, Ahmed Musa has divorced his wife, Jamila.The player who has given his wife a Saki Uku which means a final divorce notice.

Musa was reportedly assaulting his wife some days ago, the police intervened and Musa was arrested but was later released with no charge.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Odunlade Adekola Shares Photos Of Son As He Clocks 4.

Famous Yoruba actor, film-maker, director and producer, Odunlade Adekola took to his social media to celebrate the birthday of his son, Adedotun as he clocked 4-year on 13th April, 2017.
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