Saturday, 6 August 2016

I Never Attended PDP Convention & I Won't Be Returning To The Party - Obasanjo


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has restated his last year exit from the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) to become an elder statesman, saying he left the party when it was still alive.

Obasanjo said having announced his exit from partisan politics publicly, it is unthinkable and preposterous for anybody to contemplate that he would reverse himself and returned to a comatose PDP.

The ex–Chairman, Board of Trustee(BoT) of PDP made this known to reporters in Abeokuta, today in a presss release.  According to him, Obasanjo attended farmers’ event at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre organised by the Commodities Association Stakeholders on “Zero Hunger Nigeria” and not

Hundreds Of Mothers In Philippines Take To The Streets To Breastfeed Their Children Over Awareness

 
Filipino mothers have bared their chests in an event to promote and raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding.

Around 500 breastfeeding mothers attended the 'Hakab Na! 2016' event in Pasig City, east of Manila, today. The fourth annual event of 'Hakab', which means to cling tightly to the body, was organised by non-government organisation Breastfeeding Pinays.

Mothers proudly breastfed their children while holding up signs such as 'breast is best', 'new

'I Never Attacked Buhari, I Only Stated The Obvious' – Fr. Mbaka

 
Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, on Saturday advised President Muhammadu Buhari against marginanisation of any part of the country in his appointments.

In the statement by his media aide, Mr. Maximus Ugwuoke, in response to media reports that the cleric attacked the President in a recent message, where he lamented the level of hunger and hardship in the country, Mbaka said that he only admonished the President against marginalising parts of the country in his appointments.

The statement reads, “Fr. Mbaka equally advised the President on being careful about how he

Ebube Nwagbo Shows Off Hourglass Figure In New Photos


Looking good...

NNPC Fixes N150 Per Litre As Official Price Of Kerosene


The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) says the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has fixed N150 per litre as the official depot price of kerosene.

Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of the union, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos today.

“The NNPC has fixed N150 per litre as the new depot price of kerosene and has directed all its depots and private depot to comply with the directive. This did not include the transportation of the product or several levies and bank interests paid by marketers.

“Consequently, marketers will now add all these expenses to the depot price to arrive at N190, N200

Flooding: NEMA Warns Communities Along River Niger To Evacuate

 
The National Emergency Management Agency has advised communities, along the River Niger to evacuate immediately to safer grounds over the likelihood of floods that may occur any moment from now.

The Director General of NEMA, Muhammad Sani-Sidi, who gave the advice said the agency received alerts of the flood from information given by authorities in the Republic of Niger that the present water level in the river had reached a point that might result in the flood that could be compared with the unfortunate experience of 2012.

He further said the level of water in all the hydrological monitoring stations across the country, as at

Man Surprises His New Wife With Range Rover On Her Birthday/Wedding (PHOTOS)


Enugu stood still as Nkeoma Ihediwa, popularly known as "son of major 1", tied the knot traditionally to his heartthrob in style on 23rd of July 2016... Mr Ihediwa also presented Range Rover vehicle to his lady Brenda Maduekwe to mark her birthday/his together. He was also given a chieftaincy title by the Igwe of his community on that same day..

Bauchi state only female House of Assembly member seeks police protection after male colleague threatened to deal with her


Maryam Garba Bagel pictured above, who is the only female member in the Bauchi state House of Assembly has written to the state police commissioner requesting for police protection after a male colleague in the house, Yakubu Shehu Abdullahi, threatened to deal with her in and outside their chambers following an argument during their executive session on August 3rd. Maryam in her petition said Abdullahi vowed to carry out his attack on her...

Breaking:Two female cops attacked with a machete by man yelling ‘allahu akbar’ in Belgium


Two female police officers were attacked in front of the police station in the city of Charleroi in Belgium, this afternoon by a man shouting ‘allahu akbar’.
One is believed to be seriously injured with wounds to her face. A source said: “She was rushed to hospital and is in a particularly bad way.”

A third police officer shot the attacker.

German coach Gernot Rohr to be unveiled on Monday as new Super Eagles Technical adviser

 
63 year old former Gabon, Burkina Faso, Nantes, Nice and Bordeaux coach, Gernot Rohr, will be unveiled on Monday in Abuja by the Nigeria Football Federation as its new technical adviser.
According to Sporting Sun, the German and two of his assistants will arrive Nigeria on Saturday after agreeing to the NFF terms which include living in Nigeria and qualifying the county for the next World Cup.

These Asian chicks are not here to play...their butts are getting bigger! (SEE PHOTOS)


Asian chicks are known to have small waist and butts but not these new generation of instagram beauties. Everyday, more and more Asian chicks are showing off their endowments on IG and swear they didn't get plastic surgery. Guess Kim and Beyonce can't have all the fun. See more pics below...

Wife and longtime girlfriend both place obituaries after man's death

 
New Jersey man Leroy 'Blast' Bill Black died on Tuesday August 2nd, surrounded by family at home, after succumbing to 'cancer of the lungs due to fiberglass exposure.' His funeral will be held tomorrow Sunday August 7th in Atlantic City.

The reason why his death made news is because both his wife and his longtime mistress placed obituaries in the same newspaper, on the same day, even using same photo. Above is the one from his wife, see the one from his mistress below...

Photo of what team Nigeria should have worn at the Olympics opening ceremony

 
This is what they were meant to wear to the Olympics opening ceremony yesterday but their outfits weren't ready. They had to wear tracksuits.

PHOTO: As spotted in Port Harcourt...

 
This was spotted in Port Harcourt, Rivers state where the party's National convention will hold on August 17th.

Glo tops gainers' chart in June internet subscriber acquisitions

 
Globacom, the grandmasters of data, has again emerged as the number one telecommunications company in Nigeria in the area of acquisition of internet subscribers in the month of June.
Latest figures released by the industry regulator for the month of June showed that Globacom added a total of 272,674 new subscribers during the month, moving from 26,355,391 internet subscribers in May to 26,628,065 at the end of June.
Airtel came second with 17,325,423 subscribers in June, thus increasing its internet subscribers by 45,334, having ended the month of May with 17,280,089 internet subscribers.
The duo of Etisalat and MTN, however, recorded losses. Etisalat lost a total of 254,511 internet

Black 18 year old teen shot and killed by the Police in Chicago


An 18 year old Chicago black teen, Paul O'Neal who was in a stolen car was being chased by the police and fatally shot in the back. In the video above, after the police chase, the teen ran out of the car and was chased on foot by cops who eventually apprehended him and cuffed his arms, with blood oozing from his back. Initially the police didn't know the teen had been shot, when they realized he had been shot, they all became confused and asked each other who may have shot the teenager.
Rather than call for the medics, they were seen in the videos on their body camera trying to figure out who shot the boy. One of them was even worried that he would be on desk duty for the next 30 days.
Videos from the fatal shooting of Paul O'Neal by Chicago police show a succession of apparent

EFCC seizes N872m houses from ex FCT minister, Bala Mohammed and his son (PHOTOS)

 
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized four houses worth N872 million belonging to former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed, and his son, Shamsudeen Bala, The Nation reports.

 The ex-minister is being investigated for alleged fictitious contracts of about N1billion, allocation of 12 choice plots worth billions of Naira and 37 other commercial plots of land worth about N8 billion to his suspected front named Tariq Hammoud as well as the controversial N1 trillion Abuja land swap

PHOTOS: Basketmouth's beautiful daughter, Janelle Okpocha, turns 5


Basketmouth celebrates his daughter Janelle, as she turns 5 today August 6th. Happy birthday to her!

SUV crashes into Oando filling station in Ikoyi (PHOTOS)


A Toyota Highlander on full speed trying to avoid a car ran into the Oando filling station on Awolowo way, Ikoyi, around 12:45am early this morning. Fortunately, no one was injured in the accident. 112 was dialed and the Lagos state Emergency Service came and provided first aid to the driver who was not injured but insisted on being taken to a hospital. See more photos below...

'Why I sued Fayose' - Aisha Buhari


Wife of President Buhari, Aisha Buhari, who is currently in the US, says she decided to sue Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose because he was always insulting her and making false allegations against her. Aisha said this in an interview with Hausa service of the Voice of America yesterday August 5th.
“At the time, he was not the only one insulting us, but people felt that it was just campaign. After the election, which we won and they lost, everyone else moved on except him and he extended his insults to me. I did not run for president.
I am a married woman and I have never called his name. I never knew him. But as governor and chief executive, he kept insulting and raising false allegations against me, I

PHOTO: Obasanjo makes surprise entry at PDP convention committee inauguration in Abuja


18 months after he withdrew his membership of the PDP and supervised the tearing of his party membership card by his ward leader in Ogun State, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, made a surprise entry at the party’s Convention Committee inauguration held at the Yar'Adua Center Abuja yesterday August 5th. It was not clear what exactly brought him to the venue as he refused to field questions from journalists.

OAU Female Law Student Kidnapped At Ife, Dumped In Kwara (Photo)


Saturday, July 23, 2016, was one day that will always give 18-year-old Praise Adelakin nightmares. That day, a journey from Ile-Ife, Osun State, to Ibadan, Oyo State, that was supposed to take her about two hours only, almost turned out to be a journey of no return.

A 300 Level Law student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Praise had gone to the school in the morning of that day to check whether her things were still intact in her hostel before resumption after some weeks of strike by lecturers in the institution.

Around 4pm, when she ensured she had put everything in place, she left for the Mayfair Motor Park

Aisha Buhari interviewed on Voice of America, Washington, D.C. (Photos)


Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, who is currently on a working visit to the US, was at Voice of America in Washington, D.C. Friday, August 5th, where she was interviewed on both the English and Hausa service. More photos below...

"I Have No Personal Problem With Amaechi, He Was My Boss" - Wike


Wike disclosed this at the 12 All Nigeria Editors Conference holding in Port Harcourt.

However, Wike explained that he and the Minister of Transportation differed politically because they belonged to different parties.

``There is nothing personal. We differ politically because we belong to different political politics.

``We want peace in the state and it is my desire to ensure that the state is peaceful,” he said.

Wike also said that former president Goodluck Jonathan did something special to ensure peace in the

RIO 2016: Team Nigeria wore track suits at the Opening Ceremony because their outfits were not ready

 
As shared by Sports Journalist, Colin Udoh and Aleander Wolff - a sports Illustrated Senior Writer currently covering the Olympics. Pictured above is the ordinary tracksuits Team Nigeria came out in to march for the RIO 2016 Opening Ceremony. See what Nigeria wore years back below...

Photo: Youth Corper serving in Gombe State dies in a ghastly motor accident


A serving corp member named Thalma Stephen Wudiri (pictured) was involved in a ghastly motor accident few kilometers to Maiduguri on Friday 5th August, 2016. Sadly, she didn't survive. May her soul rest in Peace. Amen.

Avengers split as faction threatens to expose sponsors, members


A group, Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, claiming to be a breakaway faction of the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, emerged, yesterday, backed out of the continued attacks on pipelines by the principal organization, threatening to expose the identities of NDA fighters and their sponsors if the militant group do not cease hostilities. AvengersThe new group in a statement by Cynthia Whyte, last night, said: “Permit us to begin by introducing the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA), a breakaway faction of the Niger Delta Avengers.” Saturday Vanguard sent an electronic mail to NDA yesterday evening for its response, but at 8.35 pm, it had not responded. A privileged source, who preferred anonymity, hinted: “I don’t think it is true, the Niger Delta Avengers we know cannot chicken out of the struggle, I think some people have been paid to cause confusion and derail their

Lol...Nigerians are at it again (SEE PHOTO)


Lol...

World's Shortest Couple Set To Tie The Knot


The 'world's shortest couple' - with a combined height of just 5ft 10in are set to tie the knot.

Standing just 34.8in tall, Paulo Gabriel da Silva Barros, popped the question to 35.2in girlfriend, Katyucia Hoshino in front of their closest friends at a sushi restaurant in their hometown of Itupeva, Brazil .

The 30-year-old has diastrophic dysplasia dwarfism while 26-year-old Katyucia has achondroplasia dwarfism .

But while the pair are short of stature, they say their love for one another grows bigger by the day.

13 Killed In Fire At A Birthday Party In France

 
At least 13 people have reportedly been killed at a birthday party for young people in France last night.

Six more were injured during the horrific incident in Rouen, after fire ravaged a bar in the capital of the French region of Normandy.

The victims were between 18 and 25-years-old according to Paris Normandie . Firefighters were called out to the blaze at around 1am this morning, at the Cuba Libre bar in Seine Maritime.

The bodies were taken to the University Hospital but they have yet to be identified. The fire was

Black Lives Matter Protesters Block Access To London's Heathrow Airport

 
Black Lives Matter protesters blocked the main road to London's Heathrow Airport today, bringing traffic to a standstill at the busiest airport in Europe.

Ten people were arrested during the demonstration, which brought traffic to a standstill at the peak of the holiday season, while another five were held for blocking a road to Birmingham airport in central England, police said.

Black Lives Matter UK had called for a national "shutdown" to mark the fifth anniversary of the

Man Marries 6-Year Old Daughter Off In Exchange For A Goat


A 55-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly married a girl who was just six years old - in return for a goat.

Seyed Abdolkarim was taken in by officers after police were told he had married the child, named only as Gharibgol, in a religious ceremony.

The child was reportedly sold by her father who was also arrested by police after they claimed he exchanged her for the goat, along with rice, tea, sugar, and cooking oil.

He said he had been struggling to look after the family, and that exchanging his daughter meant he

AYIF Tells Fayose To Apologise To Aisha Buhari Because She Has Been Vindicated By Visiting US


Following the visit of Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, to the United States of America, the Arewa Youth Integrity Forum (AYIF) has asked Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, to immediately apologise to Nigerians and the first family after he claimed Mrs Buhari was a fugitive from justice in the US over the Halliburton scandal.

While addressing journalists in Abuja, AYIF national president, Comrade Abubakar Ibrahim said;

“We pointed out this visit because of its significance to what had transpired earlier when Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose came up with his tales by moonlight in which he vigorously tried to

HIV+ Man Who Gets Paid To Have Sex With Teenagers Denied Bail


A Malawi court today denied bail to an HIV-positive man who is facing charges of having sex with more than 100 adolescent girls as part of initiation rites into womanhood.

Eric Aniva, 45, was arrested last month, after he revealed that families paid him between four and seven dollars to have sexual intercourse with their children, in a traditional custom meant to prepare them to become good wives.

Magistrate Anderson Masanjala denied him bail saying "it is wise for Aniva to remain on remand so that police can finish their investigation."

NFF Picks Gernot Rohr As Super Eagles Coach


The Nigeria Football Federation has selected a German, Gernot Rohr to manage the Super Eagles. The NFF President Amaju Pinnick confirmed the development to Punch.

The NFF boss confirmed that the German who is currently working on development programmes for the German Football Federation is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Saturday.

He is also expected to be in Lagos on Sunday where he would be at the stands to watch the league match between Ikorodu United and Sunshine Stars.

Photos From Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony

 
Rio's Olympic Games have officially begun after the opening ceremony took place, featuring elaborate light display and carnival lights.

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen dazzled on stage. Although some where furious at the money being spent during Brazil's worst recession in recent years which resulted to protests outside the stadium.

Fireworks erupted from the stadium while hundreds of samba dancers paraded through the stadium in carnival-style. See more photos below...

Lady survives fall into an abandoned soakaway pit after a concrete slab caved beneath her feet (PHOTOS)

 
'Saved from the pit of hell' -  A Nigerian woman named Christina Adegbaju took to her social media accounts today to describe how she survived after falling into an abandoned soakaway pit. Narrating the terrible experience, she wrote,
"I saw my life flash in front of me for 5 minutes and I thought, so this is how it feels to be helpless and confused. One minute , I was standing on solid ground, the next minute I was on air, as the concrete caved way beneath my feet. For 5 minutes, I shouted and screamed for help,no one heard my cry and the ground was still sinking , I had to claw

Bode George picks up nomination form to contest for the position of PDP National Chairman (photos)


Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, today obtained a nomination form to contest for the office of the National Chairman of the Party, in the forthcoming National Convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. More photos below...

Paula Patton shares loving throwback photo with ex Robin Thicke with emotional post


Actress Paula Patton yesterday shared a loving #throwbackthursday pic of herself and her ex-husband, Robin Thicke with sweet words about their time together. The two got divorced two years ago after it was rumoured that Robin cheated. They were married for 8 years and were together for 20 years...

Traffic policewoman spotted working under the rain in Ibadan honoured by Oyo State First Lady

 
Wife of Oyo State Governor, Mrs Florence Ajimobi has honoured the traffic policewoman, Maryam, who was spotted controlling traffic under the rain few days ago.

Mrs Ajimobi presented a letter of commendation and cash gift to Maryam through the commissioner for Women Affairs, Mrs Atinuke Osunkoya at the Police Headquarters in Eleyele, Ibadan on Thursday, August 4th. More photos below...

Photo: Moroccan boxer who is in Rio for the Olympics arrested for attempted rape


22 year old Moroccan boxer, Hassan Saada, has been detained by the Brazilian police for allegedly attempting to rape two ladies in the Olympic village at Barra de Tijuca in Brazil on Tuesday morning

According to the police, Saada invited one of the women to take a selfie with him before pushing her against the wall and trying to kiss her. He allegedly attacked the other one by groping her breast, making sexual graphic gestures and further offered her money for sex.

“It has been necessary to arrest Hassan Saada to investigate the allegations against him. If he was at liberty there would be a risk that he could interfere with witnesses. And there

Photos/Video: Woman hacked by husband for refusing to share her salary, another over custody of their child

Two Kenyan women are currently receiving treatment at the Nyahururu County Referral hospital after they were attacked by their husbands in separate incidents.
32-year-old Zipporah Wanjugu (left) is nursing serious injuries on both hands and head, which she sustained after her husband attacked her with a panga (large knife) on Wednesday night, August 3rd at their home in Wiyumiririe village in Laikipia County.
Vivian Moraa, 23 (right) a labourer at Suera Flowers Company, claims her husband picked a panga and told her that he would chop off her hands ‘just like the other lady who was on TV'.
The resident of Suera area on the outskirts of Nyahururu town sustained serious head injuries after

Photos: EFCC arrests three FAAN staff over N100m fraud

 
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, August 2, arrested a level six officer of the Accounts Department of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Christy Olabode, for an alleged fraud to the tune of N100 million.
Also arrested was her younger brother, Abdul-Shehu Obaze, a staff at the Commercial Department of FAAN in Ilorin, Kwara State, and Dominic Ojo, an IT officer at FAAN Headquarters, Lagos. 
Her arrest followed an anonymous petition, which indicated that she allegedly diverted the said sum,

D'banj looking good in new photo


The Koko master stepped out earlier today for an event looking fresh...

Photos: Goodluck Jonathan departs Nigeria for Zambia for his AU Election observer assignment


Former President Goodluck Jonathan departed Abuja earlier today for Zambia ahead of the southern country's General Election scheduled to take place on October 11, 2016. Jonathan will be leading the Short Term team of African Union Elections Observation Mission (AUEOM) from the 1st to 15 of August