Saturday, 30 January 2016
Explosion has again rocked a major pipeline in the Niger Delta region, a few days after an attack on oil and gas pipelines in the Gbaramatu kingdom Delta state, dealt a deadly blow on the economy.
This time the attack occurred on a pipeline owned by the Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in Brass Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.
Persons suspected to be unrepentant militants were said to have attacked the pipeline located along Orukari, Golubokiri and Kpongbokiri communities in Brass
Panic was said to have gripped the communities following the disposition of the government against
The bride and groom kiss at their wedding. Congrats to the couple. See Another photo below...
Remember the 3year old little boy named Abubakar Usman whose eyes were removed by some ritualists in Kaduna last week? The boy's father, Usman Isa, says doctors at the Ahmadu Bello University have performed an operation on the little boy. According to Isa who spoke with Daily Trust, the doctors said the ritualists removed everything in the boys eyes and that there
The royal highnesses are both attending the wedding of Toolz, who is from the Oniru royal family in Lagos, to Tunde Demuren. See more photos below...
Most of you will remember him in a previous post we made on him. He said he thought it was the blessing of God in disguise.
On a 2005 edition of Mitsubishi Pajero parked on the premises of the Lagos State Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja, was a church sticker bearing the picture of a 32-year-old Presbyterian pastor from Umuahia, Abia State, Rev. Titus Onwuchekwa. In bold letters beside the pastor’s photo on the sticker are the words “Too blessed to be cursed”.
True to those words, Onwuchekwa, who was paraded alongside two notorious stolen car dealers by
Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested the wife of a suspected kidnapper, Mrs. Mercy Okachi, over the abduction of a youth leader in the state.
Okachi was arrested at her residence in Ubima, Ikwerre Local Government Area after a cash sum of N10 million being the ransom paid was traced to the house of her fleeing husband, Kendiri Okachi.
Surprisingly, Mrs. Okachi’s arrest was used to negotiate the release of the kidnap victim (name withheld for security reason).
The police had reached out to the kidnappers, including Mrs. Okachi’s husband, and asked them to
The Standard Media editor who delivered a blow to African quality journalism by promoting gender stereotyping and sexism by knowingly publishing false stories about women in Tanzania and Eritrea has been moved from his job. According to Kenyan media reports, Standard Media Group Digital Editor, David Ohito who approved two hoax stories was moved to another job.
Standard Group Digital Editor, David Ohito has tarnished the groups image and overall credibility and has been transferred to Kisumu to ‘put things in order’, a statement published by Kenyan
Oh dear! The Olumofin brothers have been asked to leave the wedding ceremony they both dressed up to attend this afternoon. We really can’t tell why they were asked to leave, but sources say, the bride was scared they might cause some fracas on her special day especially when they arrived with soldiers.
She said she didn't like it, so she changed it. See how she explains bleaching her skin below...
The footballer met with his former Arsenal coach, Arsene Wenger in London during the signing of two new players, Kelechi Nwakali and Samuel Chukwueze, to the UK club. The two youngsters were part of the Nigerian team that won the Under-17 World Cup in November last year. If I am correct, they will be the first Nigerians, since Kanu, to sign with Arsenal. Congrats to them.
Rob Kardashian who has stayed away from being on KUWTK now wants back on reality TV with his new girlfriend, Blac Chyna.
It will showcase their day-to-day lives, reports claim he's interested in getting back to reality TV because that's the only way he knows how to make a living.
He has reportedly reached out to the Kardashian TV franchise, E! Network because their contract gives the E! Network first bite at any reality show any of them might do.
Even if the network rejects the idea, Rob can still shop it elsewhere. We'll see if it works out.
This Jan 2016 is something else. Chris Brown is venting his frustrations over the 2016 Grammy Awards on Twitter. Chris who is nominated in one category this year, seems to be venting on the current state of affairs in the music industry.
"#GRAMMY? This is probably the main reason I love being free to create any kind of music I want. Too many people kiss ass and work less," He said:
"If u turn on ya radio right now I promise within the hour you will hear Chris Brown on damn near half the songs or I've co-written. The awards used to mean something. Now
I don't know how to explain this but I will try. The woman sitting and backing the camera is said to be a mentally unstable woman. The people gathered around her believe she gives lucky numbers for betting games as a few have supposedly testified. So they take their bets to her for her to help them pick a lucky number...that's how the Blog reader who sent in the pic explained to me...
New details following David Bowie's death have been revealed. The late rock icon's will, which was filed in court on Friday in Manhattan, allegedly revealed that Bowie has left nearly half of his $100 million estate to his wife Iman, along with the couple's home on Lafayette Street in Manhattan, according to the New York Post's Page Six, who obtained the documents.
Their daughter, Alexandria, gets his Ulster County home in upstate New York, and will split the remaining of Bowie's fortune with his son from a previous relationship, Duncan Jones.
According to the report, Bowie also gave $2 million to his friend and personal assistant, Corinne
Kim K shared this photo of her Husband and daughter with the same snarl on their faces, lol. Like Father, like daughter.
Barely a week after the decomposing body of the Akaeze Ofulue III of Ubulu-Uku (pictured above) was found in a bush after he was kidnapped by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Obior/ Igbodo Road, Delta State, another monarch, Umukoro Josiah, the Aghaza 1of Olomoro in Isoko south local government area of Delta state, was kidnapped by some gunmen in his palace at Ekiagbodo yesterday morning January 29th.
The Delta state Police command spokesperson, Celestina Kalu, has confirmed his abduction.
In a text message she sent to reporters she said
“The Olomoro King, Aghaza 1 was kidnapped in his office in Olomoro community. The
16-year-old Ty Greer, a teen in Alberta, Canada, suffered second degree burns and broken teeth after his e-cigarette spontaneously exploded just inches from his mouth while he was using it in his car.
“It lit my kid’s face on fire, busted two teeth out,” Perry Greer, Ty’s father, told the Canadian Press.
“It burned the back of his throat, burned his tongue very badly. If he wasn’t wearing glasses, he possibly could have lost his eyes. … He wanted to die. That is how much pain he was in.”
The defective vape was a Wotofo Phantom, which is produced in China. Online reviews of the
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has alerted the general public about the new ways terrorists have started operating. They now disguise themselves as madmen to carry out their suicide attacks.
Defence spokesman, Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar, who raised the alert yesterday January 29th, said the recent suicide attack in Gombi, Adamawa State was an example of such tactics. He appealed to Nigerians to be very vigilant and report any suspicious movement they notice.
The former stripper was arrested yesterday at Austin airport for public intoxication. When TheShadeRome, shared her mugshot on their page, Rob Kardashian went there to like it. He must be in love...lol. See that below...
Kanye West said it is God's dream for him not to speak on kids again after the beef he had with Wiz Khalifa during the week where he brought Wiz and Amber's son into the fight. After being bashed for the comments, God apparently dreamt and told almighty Kanye not to speak on children again when he's beefing with others...or is it generally?
The management of Leadership Holdings Limited, publishers of Leadership newspapers, has returned the N9m it received from the office of former National Security Adviser through the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria as compensation for the seizure of its publications in June 2014.
In a letter dated January 29 and addressed to the General Secretary of NPAN, the Publishing company owned by former APC Presidential aspirant, Sam Nda-Isaiah, said it decided to return the money following the controversy it has generated.
The company however noted that they did no wrong by collecting the money since the decision to
Obanikoro to EFCC: Stop this media trial, publish names of the directors and signatories to the McNamara account
The immediate past Minister of State, Foreign Affairs and a former Nigerian Ambassador to Ghana, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has challenged controversial online platform, Sahara Reporters and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to sincerely publish the names of the Directors and signatories to the alleged Silva McNamara Limited account to the public as at when the said money was paid instead of demonising and deceiving Nigerians with vague, contrived and distorted information.
Obanikoro is appalled by the public political persecution embarked upon by these agencies noting that there is nowhere in the world where investigations are being conducted using the pages of the
Legendary singer Phil Collins, 64, is back with his 3rd former wife, Orianne Cevey, 8 years after he divorced her in one of the most expensive divorce settlements in the UK entertainment world at the time, topping the £24.3m Paul McCartney paid to Heather Mills after their split. He paid Orianne £25m in 2008 in a highly-publicized divorce.
The couple married in 1999 and had two children. They separated in 2006 and officially divorced in 2008 saying they had "grown apart". But Collins has now revealed they are back together and even
Tunde Demuren and his friends all dressed up at his Traditional wedding today. We await photos of the Bride - Tolu Oniru. More photos below...
33-year-old Oluwabunmi and her 42-year-old husband, Bankole Ogidan both pictured above, welcomed their first child at a hospital in Ogun state on Wednesday January 27th from a pregnancy she reportedly carried for four years.
Narrating the unusual experience to The Nation, Bankole who has been married to Oluwabunmi since August 2011 said
“We were full of hope about having children and raising a complete family. But we had
Working on new music...?
World number one, Serena Williams today surprisingly lost the Australian Open final to Angelique Kerber after battling with the world no 6. She later admitted with tears in her eyes that Kerber deserved to win. "You did so well, let me be the first to congratulate you," a teary-eyed Williams said on court. "You truly played so well in the moment."
Angelique Kerber beat Serena 6-4,3-6,6-4 in the final on the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne
Guinean Binta Diamond Diallo gave birth to music star Wizkid's second son this January! She took to her instagram page yesterday to shared photos from when she was pregnant...
Nollywood actress, Sugar Chika Asoegwu bagged a Masters degree in Project Management from the De Montfort University in Leicester, UK two days ago. Her Husband was at the graduation ceremony with her. More photos after the cut ...
Avian Influenza, popularly referred to as bird flu which has returned back to Nigeria has now affected 2.5 million chickens and has spread to 18 states in Nigeria. According to the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science, this has resulted in the loss of several billions of Naira.
The Registrar/Chief Executive Officer, NIAS, Dr. Godwin Oyedeji while explain further on this said,
“By the last count, I think as of yesterday (Thursday), not less than 2.5 million chickens have been infected and over 700 farms have been affected nationwide. From one incidence in one state and
SaharaReporters has exclusively learned that two sons of Nigeria’s former Minister of State for Defense, Musiliu Obanikoro, are currently on the radar of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over a massive amount of monies transferred to their accounts from funds budgeted for the procurement of weapons and other equipment for the country’s military. Two sources at the anti-graft agency told a correspondent of SaharaReporters that the EFCC had traced N4.745 billion to the bank account of Sylvan McNamara Limited, a company in which the former minister’s two sons, Ibrahim Babajide and Gbolahan Olatunde Obanikoro, have major interest.
Our sources disclosed that the funds were paid in several tranches into the company’s account
The British Conservative Party led by Hon. Mark Field, member of British Parliament & Chairman of the international office of the Conservative party and Collin Bloom, director of Outreach for the Conservative party met with PDP National Publicity Secretary Olisa Metuh today at the PDP Secretariat in Abuja. See more photos below...
Yesterday, actresses Uche Jombo, Omoni Oboli, Blessing Egbe and Ufoma McDemott clapped back at their colleague Chioma Akpotha after misinterpreting a tweet. They've all responded today after Chioma explained she meant no harm with her tweet and was misunderstood by them.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one of its operatives, Abdulrahman Mohammed Biu, a Deputy Detective Superintendent for allegedly collecting $150,000 (about N45 million) from seven yet to be named military officers currently under investigation for their involvement in the $2.1 billion arms procurement fraud.
A statement issued by EFCC’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, said Abdulrahman collected the money from the indicted military officers with a promise to give them soft landing to escape probe.
A mother will always be a mother first. Kris Jenner was today pictured arriving to Blac Chyna's house days after after her son Rob Kardashian moved in. Kris was seen rolling up to Blac's gated community in Tarzana, California, in her brand new Rolls Royce. See more photos below...
Former Akwa Ibom state governor and Senator, Godswill Akpabio, has asked the Federal government to seize any money in any foreign account that is traced to him. Akpabio said this in a statement he released today through his spokesperson, Anietie Ekong. He released the statement to debunk a newspaper report that he had made a secret attempt to withdraw $7.2 billion from banks in Dubai, United Arab Emirate, through channels in the Central Bank of Nigeria.
“We challenge these purveyors of falsehood to publish the full details of the purported $7.2 billion account and we urge the Federal Government of Nigeria to seize such sum and prosecute the owner if it does exist. People should learn to accept the outcome of
Blac Chyna who has been in the news this week for being recognized as Rob Kardashian's new girlfriend was arrested on Friday evening after allegedly getting drunk and becoming belligerent during a flight from Los Angeles, California to Austin, Texas on her way to London.
According to TMZ...
Chyna was busted in the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Friday afternoon. Cops tells us ... when the plane landed they were there and met her at the gate. She stormed toward the gate for a connecting flight and an eyewitness says she screamed at an airline
Friday, 29 January 2016
31 year old Danielle Whyte had given birth to her baby boy just seven weeks before he was allegedly murdered at the hands of the most unsuspecting suspect - his own father.
51-year-old Jose Feliciano was allegedly jealous of baby Mason for commanding the attention of Whyte. On Dec. 10, police say Feliciano grew angry after hearing Mason crying and yelled at him in his room to stop crying but the infant kept crying, shortly after, Whtye heard ‘several loud bangs.’
Mariah Carey, her gazillionaira engagement ring reportedly worth about $8million and her billionaire fiance, James Parker made their first red carpet appearance since sharing the news of their engagement, yesterday at the G'day USA gala in Los Angeles. Parker, who is only in his 40s, is said to be the 3rd or 4th richest Australian. More photos below...
Former Vice-Chairman of the National Communications Commission, NCC, Ernest Ndukwe, recently gave out his daughter, Chisom's hand in marriage in Lagos. See more photos below...
Governor El-Rufai inaugurates the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the Shi'ites-Army clash in Zaria (PHOTOS)
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai inaugurated the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the Shi'ites-Army clash in Zaria on Friday, January 29 at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House.
The Commission is being chaired by Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba, the presiding justice of the Port Harcourt Division of the Court of Appeal. The commission has twelve Commissioners that