Saturday, 12 November 2016

Nigerians surprised as man is buried in a customised ‘fish-shaped’ casket in Akwa Ibom State (Photos)


Residents of Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, were amazed today to see a man laid to rest in a customized fish-shaped casket. Being an unusual incident in the area, the casket attracted huge attention from onlookers who couldn’t help but gather to experience the unusual scene. Some internet users who didn't understand the concept, took to social media to discuss about it.  See their comments and more photos below...

2018 WC qualifier: Victor Moses & Mikel Obi turn Uyo ecstatic as Nigeria defeat Algeria 3-1


It was a big win for Nigeria on Saturday evening as they beat Algeria 3-1 in Uyo, making it their second win of Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifying officially making Nigeria become the first team to defeat Les Verts of Algeria by two goals since Ivory Coast at AFCON 2015.
A goal from captain John Mikel Obi and two from fellow Chelsea teammate Victor Moses sealed the win for Gernot Rohr's men despite a fightback from Algeria in the second half.
Victor Moses put the Super Eagles in front after 26 minutes with a low shot from inside the area after Hicham Belkaroui failed to defend well and then in the 42nd minute, Mikel Obi received a well timed straight pass while in the 18 yard box and then slotted into the net after looking up at the linesman to

More Photos from the swearing in ceremony of the new Edo state Gov, Godwin Obaseki


Godwin Obaseki has been sworn in as the new governor of Edo state. He takes over from Adams Oshiomole.

 Obaseki was sworn in by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Cromwell Idahosa, after taking the oath of office at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium Benin city. Dignitaries at the ceremony includes former Head of State Yakubu Gowon, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, Ogun state governor, Ibikunle Amosun and bilionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote. More photos below...

Photos: New Edo state governor Obaseki walks the street to thank residents for voting him into ofice


Newly sworn-in governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, took to the streets after his inauguration today, to thank the residents of the state for voting him into office. See more photos below...

Pink announces she's expecting baby number 2, shares baby bump photo


The 37 year old singer is expecting her second child with husband Carey Hart. Pink made the surprise announcement on social media today, sharing a photo of her baby bump with her 5- year old daughter, Willow Sage Hart by her side. Big congrats to her...

2-day-old Dream Kardashian gets a verified Instagram account with 22k followers

 
Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna's daughter, Dream Kardashian now has a verified account on Instagram. The account which is being handled by her parents already has over 22k followers ...

Chicago man allegedly beats and stomps his girlfriend's 21-month-old daughter to death


A 22-year-old Chicago man, Uriel Vega, was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly beating and stomping a 21-month-old baby to death. A police statement states that Vega has been charged with one count of first-degree murder for the death of 21 month old Raiylana Vasquez.

Vega, who is Raiylana’s mother’s boyfriend, but not her father was looking after the child at the time of her death, according to police statement.

Police officers were called to the home Vega shared with the girl’s mother just before 11:30 a.m. on

Singer Oritsefemi Beaten Up For Slapping A Bouncer At Quilox Night Club (Pics, Video)

       

It happened over night at Quilox night club, where our reporter confirmed musician Oritse Femi got into big trouble after he injured one of the bouncers of the organisation.

Rock Steady was bounce from coming to a particular section of the club, Oritse Femi got pissed the way his coalesce was treated,he then reacted by giving the bouncer a slap,his assistant added up by stabbing the bouncer.

The rest of the bouncers reacted by taking Oritse Femi hostage and beat him up as well.

More details soon....Meanwhile see some photos below:

ABS reacts to ex-Miss Anambra's allegations: "You're a liar & you were conned because of greed"


Abia State Broadcasting Service (ABS) director, Mr Uche Nworah has reacted to Miss Chidinma Okeke's allegations that she was pressured into making the now infamous sex video by organisers of the pageant. Miss Okeke had, in an interview with Nation alleged that the organisers were behind the blackmail video.

In his statement, he says Miss Okeke is lying, everything that happened during her reign were all contractually stipulated, and she may have fallen victim to con men who tricked her into believing

Church members walk out of service after pastor says his 'husband' is 3 months pregnant (pic)


Members of Atlanta’s Little Rock Missionary Church Of God walked out of service when their pastor Mr. Willam Terry Longstroke II brought it to their attention that his 'husband' of one month Mrs. Donte Terry was 3 months pregnant with what he claimed to be a blessing.

Long time member Fred Johnson collapsed after hearing the news and had to be rushed to the hospital.

Pastor William Terry said he will not let his church members nor the devil stop his blessing from

Lesbian sex video: Chidinma Okeke finally opens up on sex scandal


Since the story of the sex video involving former Miss Anambra, Chidinma Okeke, broke a few weeks ago, several groups and individuals have come forward with different versions of what transpired between the embattled 20-year-old beauty queen and the organisers of the pageant. But after weeks of remaining incommunicado, Miss Okeke has finally broken her silence.

In an exclusive interview with The Nation, she debunked claims that she was a lesbian, saying her life might no longer be in danger, adding that her traducers were no longer threatening her life. She

Tragic: Man buries his entire family on same day (photos)


There was a tangible air of sorrow and tragedy today at the burial of four members of the same family. Hyacinth Nwigwe and his family, from Anambra state, were on their way way back from Pilgrimage at Holy Land, Olo, Enugu State on September 16, 2016 when they were involved in a

Oshiomhole Drives His Beautiful Wife To The Inauguration Ceremony Of Obaseki (PHOTOS)


The Outgoing Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomole arrives with his wife in Style at the Venue of the inauguration.

Obaseki Sworn In As Edo State Governor (PHOTOS)


Godwin Obaseki has been sworn in as the Governor of Edo State. He was sworn in by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Cromwell Idahosa, after taking the oath of office, amidst jubilation. He becomes the fifth civil Governor of Edo State.

"You're in love with the idea of RMD not RMD" Richard Mofe-Damijo


In an instagram post shared by the veteran actor, he explained to his fans who think he is perfect and in love with him that he is very far from perfect. He praised his wife, Jumobi Mofe-Damijo, saying she knows him and loves him genuinely. Read what he wrote below...

South African councilor Thembinkosi Zoleka shot dead at his home


Thembinkosi Zoleka, the councilor of African National Congress, has been confirmed dead after he was shot in his bed at his home at Phillips Road around KwaZulu-Natal, around 11pm on Thursday night. According to Timeslive, Zoleka, who is popularly known as 'Commando', was found dead in his bedroom following a single gunshot wound to the head.

A statement released by Mdumiseni Ntuli, a spokesman of the ANC, KwaZulu-Natal party confirmed

Body of missing teen whose boyfriend allegedly killed her Mom and sister found in the woods


The 16-year-old girl who was declared missing after her younger sister and mother were allegedly fatally shot to death by her 21 year old boyfriend in their Texas home, has also been found dead, authorities said.

The body of Kirsten Fritch was discovered at about 12:40 p.m. Thursday afternoon, not far from where officers arrested her boyfriend, Jesse Dobbs, two days earlier, the Baytown Police Department said.

Authorities found Dobbs in Shenanigan’s Bar in Texas City at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, hours after Fritch’s mother, Cynthia Morris, 37, and her sister, 13-year-old Breanna Pavilicek, were found

"I am sorry but if you are a white man you don't get to define what racism is" - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


The accomplished author said this during a discussion with Emmett Tyrrell on whether Donald Trump is racist or not on BBC Newsnight. Watch below...

‘They have insatiable taste for women and beautiful ones at that! - Ben Bruce compares Donald Trump to Obansanjo


Senator Ben Murray-Bruce took to his Facebook page today to a lenghty piece he wrote ‘Like Trump Like Obasanjo’, where he compared US president elect Donald Trump to former President Olusegun Obasanjo. According to Senator Bruce, Donald Trump and Obasanjo who can be brash and outspoken undeniably have an insatiable taste for women and beautiful ones at that. Read his post below...


‘Like Trump Like Obasanjo
On the morning of Saturday the 20th of February, 2016, I was having breakfast at Eko Hotel with a friend of mine, Reno Omokri and one of the top Democratic Party strategists in the US and an argument ensued. Omokri said Trump would go all the way while the American said he was not going anywhere. I joined the

Looks like Donald Trump won't do a lot of the things he promised he would do when he becomes president


He is reconsidering doing a lot of the things he promised he would do when he becomes president, which was the reason the white supremacists voted for him.

Kenneth Okonkwo: "I'm Not A Defence Counsel To Nnamdi Kanu, I Believe In One Nigeria"


Nollywood Actor, Kenneth Okonkwo has denied his involvement in Nnamdi Kanu’s case following rumors that he was in support of biafra.

There were assumptions that the actor was one of the defence counsels of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu because he was sighted in his lawyer’s garb in court on Tuesday.

His appearance seemed to have instigated assumptions from Biafra supporters that the actor was in defence and support of Nnamdi Kanu and the agitation for an independent Biafra.

22-Yr-Old Man Standing Trial For Rape Re-Arrested For Another Rape Case


A 22- year old man Chibuzor Okechukwu who had earlier been detained at State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, and is now standing trial over a rape case has been arrested again for forcefully abducting and rapping another girl aged 22 in Ilogbo, Ajangbadi area of Lagos.

According to source, one Achumba Chima who claimed to have employed the victim named Chioma Odo as his house girl reported to the police Station at Ajangbadi on November 9, 2016 that his employee was forcefully taken on the 8th of November, 2016 and raped by Okechukwu who resides

Trump’s Victory: MURIC Advises Nigerian Muslims To Suspend US Trips


Against the background of the emergence of the Republican Party candidate, Donald Trump, as the president-elect of the United States, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has appealed to Nigerian Muslims to suspend planned trips to the US until they know which way the cat will jump.

It also advised immigrant Muslims residing in the US to return to their countries or be prepared for harsh treatments, including increased Islamophobic attacks.

Trump had defeated the Democratic Party candidate, Hillary Clinton, in the presidential election held on Tuesday.

In a statement, on Friday, by its director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, MURIC said considering Trump’s

Gunmen Kidnap Methodist Reverend In Ibadan


A Methodist minister, The Reverend Dr Biodun Ogunbekun, was on Thursday, kidnapped by five gunmen in Ibadan.

The Reverend Ogunbekun, who was kidnapped at about 7p.m. at his farm at Kufi Area, along Olorunda-Aba road, was stationed at Methodist Church Nigeria, Akobo-Ojurin, Diocese of Agodi, Ibadan, capital city of Oyo State.

Addressing the Press in Ibadan on Friday, the Diocesan Bishop, The Rt Rev Amos Ajiboye said Rev Ogunbekun went to his farm to pick up something and was about leaving when the gunmen, who were also masked, gained entry into the farm and dragged him away with them into the bush on foot.

Oshiomhole Dissolves Cabinet


Following the formal handover by the Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, CON, mni, to the Governor-elect, Mr Godwin Obaseki on 11th November 2016, 2016, the State Executive Council, all Boards and Committees are hereby dissolved.

Political office holders should hand over to the Permanent Secretary or highest ranking service officer in the Ministry, Department and Agency. Those holding government property should hand them over as earlier announced.

For the avoidance of doubt, all those on tenured appointments are not affected by this announcement.

$2.1bn Arms Scandal: Jonathan & His Ex-Ministers In Cold War


Former President Goodluck Jonathan is pitted in cold war with some of his ex-ministers who are on trial over the $2.1 billion arms scandal, N23.29 poll cash and other financial frauds.

Some of the ex-ministers are said to be angry with Jonathan for allegedly abandoning them after they were arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

They are also shocked that the ex-President neither assisted nor hired lawyers for them.

They want Jonathan to own up on the disbursement of the funds and open talks with his successor,

VIDEO: Watch how a mother kicked out 8-year-old son for voting Trump at school


This child came back home to meet his suitcase waiting for him after he told his mum he voted for Donald Trump at school. The mom gave him a placard and sent the crying boy outside the house.

This might just be to show her child how much she hates Trump, but don't you think she went to far with it? He is just a child. This is just part of the video, Watch  video below...

Is this for real? Baby born with teeth (PHOTO)


Strange!

Ageless Naomi Campbell is elegant in a lovely black gown as she accepts accolade at GQ Men of The Year Award


It's been decades since she made her debut on the catwalk, but 46yr old Naomi Campbell can still turn heads. She mounted to stage to receive her award for Model of Century at the GQ Men of The Year Award which held in Berlin and the audience was held spellbound as she worked her magic in a lovely, black dress. She was waited on by her friends, Will.i.am and Phillip Plein. More photos below...

"We all have blood running in our veins, and it’s all red" - Nigerian man who proposed to white girlfriend on top Olumo Rock

 
Oluwamuyiwa Egunjobi and his Rexburg native fiancee Shila Tietjen became internet sensation after their proposal photos went viral. The couple will be married in Salt Lake City, Utah and will have a reception in Rexburg on Dec. 17.
25-year-old Egunjobi grew up in Abeokuta, Ogun State. He joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 2001 and served a mission in Nigeria. After his mission he came to Brigham Young University–Idaho, where he is studying accounting.
Tietjen is from Rexburg and was born in Pocatello. She served a mission for the LDS church in San

Sales of Penis enlargement cream goes public in Ghana (Photo)


The quest to satisfy their female counterparts in bed has dramatically increased among Ghanaian men, as there is now a very high demand for penis enlargement solutions. According to Ghanaweb, traders have now been spotted around the popular Kwame Nkrumah Circle where sales of Penis enlargement creams are openly being sold at the markets.
The dealers, believed to be making lot of sales everyday appear to have found penis enlargement medicines a lucrative product to help men that feel smaller regain their self esteem.

Facebook Profile Glitch 'Kills' Millions, Even Mark Zuckerberg


A glitch on the social media site found people logging in to their accounts on Friday, only to find they had been prematurely ‘memorialized’

Rumours of Mark Zuckerberg’s death may have been greatly exaggerated – but by his own billion-plus user website, as a glitch on Friday afternoon led Facebook to declare two million users, including Zuckerberg himself, prematurely dead.

People logging in to their accounts to find that they had been “memorialized”, with a message saying (in Zuckerberg’s case): “We hope people who love Mark will find comfort in the things others share

WATCH: Nigerian Air Force destroys illegal barges and canoes carrying stolen oil

       
In its relentless effort to stop illegal oil bunkering in the Niger Delta, the Air Component of Operation Delta Safe has destroyed new set of barges and canoes used by oil thieves for conveying stolen petroleum products in Rivers State.
While on armed patrol over Isaka and Bille towns, Nigerian Air Force helicopter sighted and set ablaze 2 illegal oil barges and canoes containing drums filled with stolen products. Another set of 2 barges were also destroyed in a similar operation conducted around Kidney Island and Alakiri town

Money Laundering: EFCC arraign bank staff, one other for $1m fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, November 11 , 2016 arraigned the duo of Sada Adamu and Babatunde Faro, an employee of Diamond Bank Plc before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on a 4-count charge of money laundering, false declaration of assets and fraud to the tune of $1million.
Adamu was alleged to have made cash payment of the said sum being an amount exceeding the stipulated N5million threshold payable cash by an individual according to law, to Faro. The offence is

Family of Lagos traditional ruler paid N15.1m ransom to kidnappers for his release

 
The traditional ruler of Iba Town, Oba Goriola Oseni admitted that his family paid N15.1 million to free him after the kidnappers initially demanded N500 million ransom.
The monarch stated this on Friday, November11th, while giving evidence before the Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere as the trial of four suspects, who kidnapped him begins.
The defendants, Duba Furejo, Ododowo Isaiah, Reuben Anthony and Yerin Fresh, who were first arraigned before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo on October 24, are standing trial on an eight-count charge bordering on conspiracy, murder, attempted murder, robbery, armed robbery, stealing and kidnapping

Solid Star rants on Instagram, compares Nigeria's music industry to Trump

 
Musician Solid Star, took to Instagram to rant about the state of things in the Nigerian Music industry saying a lot of artistes are jealous of each other and don't support real talent. Read what he wrote below...

Donald Trump won the US election against all odds, and we were all blinded by the lies, propaganda and hype of the media. The media even blinded themselves bringing out polls and predictions that The probability of Trump winning against Hillary with all his

10 Die Of Diarrhoea In Abuja, Nigeria


No fewer than 10 lives have been lost to the recent outbreak of diarrhoea in Wassa community, Abuja Municipal Area Council of the Nigerian capital, FCT.

Rilwanu Mohammed, the Executive Secretary, FCT Primary Healthcare Development Board, said this at the flag-off of the third round of polio outbreak vaccine response on Friday in Abuja.

Mr. Mohammed also disclosed that the disease affected 38 people in the community.

He said the incidence happened at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the area.

Canadians Ready To Welcome Sad Americans


At almost 9,000 km long, the Canadian-American border has become the fault line for Trump anxiety. While Donald Trump has spoken about building a wall between the US and Mexico to keep immigrants out, it is Americans who may be trying to flee.

During this election's vicious campaign cycle, the idea of Americans heading to Canada became a political statement.

Celebrities like Snoop Dogg, Bryan Cranston, and Lena Dunham have threatened to move north of the border to escape a Trump presidency. When that possibility edged closer to a reality late Tuesday

Mosul Battle: IS Hangs Bodies Of 40 Civilians


So-called Islamic State (IS) shot dead 40 civilians on Tuesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul after accusing them of treason, the United Nations says.

Their bodies were then hung from electricity poles in several districts, the office of the UN Human Rights Commissioner said, citing sources.

A man was also reportedly shot dead in public in central Mosul for ignoring an IS ban on using mobile phones.

Iraqi security forces are continuing their push to take Mosul back from IS.

The killings of the civilians appeared to have been carried out on the orders of self-appointed

Zimbabwe Drops Charges Against Cecil The Lion Hunter


A Zimbabwe court has dropped charges against a professional hunter alleged to have helped an American dentist to kill a famous lion named Cecil.

It ruled that the charges against Theo Bronkhorst "were too vague to enable to him to mount a proper defence".

His lawyer, Perpetua Dube, told the BBC the offence did not have the force of the law and was not criminal in nature. American dentist Walter Palmer who killed the famed lion last year was not

James Faleke Escapes Assassination (PHOTOS)

 

James Faleke, a House of Representatives member escaped unhurt after a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) conveying him from Lokoja, Kogi State capital, to Abuja, was shot by unknown assailants.

A report he lodged at the Gwagwalada Police Division on the outskirt of the Federal Capital City (FCT) said the lawmaker was attacked between 7 p.m and 7.30 p.m on Sunday.

He said bullets hit the front windshield of his bullet-proof vehicle thrice near the first bridge at Gwagwalada.

Narrating the incident, Faleke said: “I was returning from Kogi State on November 6 and my vehicle

Rob Kardashian can't stop talking about his daughter


He just shared another photo on Instagram and captioned "It was all a Dream! haha I love her"

Buhari, Saraki Meet Behind Closed Doors For The 3rd Time In A Week


For the third time in a week, President Muhammadu Buhari today met behind closed doors with the Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Saraki’s visit to the Villa was the third in one week since the Senate rejected the president’s 29.9 billion dollars foreign loan request. The meeting between the president and Saraki lasted about two hours.

On November 4, Saraki had a meeting with Buhari after joining him in Jumat prayers at the State

Taliban Militants Attack German Consulate In Afghan City, Four Killed


Taliban militants stormed the German consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif, ramming its outer wall with a truck bomb before battling security forces in an overnight attack that killed at least four people, officials said.

The explosion caused extensive damage to the building, a NATO spokesman said, but Germany indicated on Friday this would not deter it from continuing its work as part of the international mission in Afghanistan.

Triggered by a suicide bomber, the blast shattered windows as far as 5 km (3 miles) away, NATO

Donald Trump Names Loyalists, Children To Transition Team


President-elect Donald Trump put vice presidential running mate Mike Pence in charge of a White House transition team that also includes three of his grown children on Friday as he began the work of filling top administration jobs.

Pence replaces New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Trump's campaign said, who remains as a vice chair of the transition effort as he deals with the fallout from the 'Bridgegate' lane closure scandal that has damaged his political standing.

The announcement came shortly after Trump aides convened at the real-estate mogul's Trump Tower

Friday, 11 November 2016

Nnamdi Kanu writes Trump from prison, urges him to 'liberate' Biafra


Imprisoned leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, has written the United States of America’s President-elect, Mr. Donald Trump,over his victory, urging him to assist in 'liberating enslaved nations in Africa,' Biafra included.

Mr. Kanu, in a letter he personally signed, entitled Nnamdi Kanu writes from Prison to congratulate Trump, made available to Vanguard through IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Mr. Emma Powerful, said:
“Trump’s victory was well deserved and shows that hard work and determination against

Two lovers die while having sex in a car after turning heater on (pics)


They went out with a bang...pun intended. Two lovers died from carbon monoxide poisoning while having sex in a car, because they had turned on the ignition to keep warm.

The lovers, identified only as Artem S and Anna D had only been seeing each other for a few months when the tragedy happened. As the relationship was still fresh, they did not have anywhere else to be intimate, so they had taken to using a lock-up garage.

Their naked bodies were found after 18-year-old Artem's family launched a search.

Stunned lady's boyfriend gifts her with brand new Benz to celebrate 2 years of dating (PHOTOS)


A man who couldn't endure his girlfriend commuting to work via public transport decided to give a huge surprise on their 2nd dating anniversary. The stunned lady took to her IG page to gush:

Wizkid stripped of MTV's EMA Best African Act award


The MTV Europe Music Awards has finally stripped off Nigeria’s Wizkid of the Best African Act award and given it to Ali Kiba after days of public outcry from Tanzanians.


The award that was subject to a public vote became a subject of discussion after votes showed Ali

Alleged budget padding: Suspended lawmaker Jibrin writes open letter to Pres. Buhari

 
Suspended lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has written an open letter to President Buhari, over the Budget padding allegations he leveled against Speaker Yakubu Dogara and other principal officers of the House of Representatives. Read the letter below ...

Your Excellency sir, let me once again commend you for the good work you are executing and the credible leadership you have offered our nation since assumption of office about a year and half ago.
I write this letter to you as a last resort to seek action on the allegations of budget fraud, abuse of office and corruption I leveled against Speaker Yakubu Dogara and three other Principal Officers of the House of Representatives and use your good office to ensure that urgent reforms are implemented