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Thursday, 17 August 2017

Nollywood Actress, Angela Okorie Almost Shot by Armed Robbers While Celebrating Her Birthday (Photos)

Actress Angela Okorie said she escaped death after armed robbers attacked her 

Nigerian actress, Angela Okorie has thanked God after surviving armed robbery attack while celebrating her birthday.

The actress who shared the story on her social media handle said that the armed robbers almost shot her while driving out of an orphanage.

Ghana Bans Bleaching Creams in the Country

Ghana has banned bleaching creams in the country 

Ghana has banned bleaching creams in the country. This was made public by the acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Mrs Mimi Darko on Wednesday while appearing before Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

Darko revealed that the ban commenced since last year as it also stopped registering body creams with bleaching agents.

Two People Crushed to Death After Okada and Trailer Collided in Ikorodu (Graphic Photos)

A victim of the accident 

Two people lost their lives yesterday after their motorcycle collided with a trailer at Obafemi Awolowo Road, Ota-Ona, Ikorodu on Wednesday.

According to information provided by an eyewitness, the okada rider and passenger died on the spot after colliding with the trailer.

Jealous Lover Shares N*de Photos of His Boyfriend's Ex-girlfriend on Social Media

Chantel Nunekpeku accused of distributing the images 

A beautician who out of jealousy doctored and distributed the n*de images of her boyfriend’s former girlfriend has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court of Ghana.

Adom News reported that the suspect who is a beautician identified as Chantel Nunekpeku and her boyfriend Kayode Kalode, a music producer are said to have photoshopped the complainant’s pictures onto somebody’s n*de which they distributed to spite the ex-girlfriend.

I'm Going to Sack Wenger as Soon as I Buy Arsenal - Africa's Richest Man, Aliko Dangote Opens Up

Dangote 

Nigerian billionaire, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, who is valued at £10 billion by Forbes earlier this year, and has publicly expressed his desire to buy Arsenal Football Club, has already planned to sack Arsene Wenger if his long-promised takeover at the Emirates is successful.

While speaking in an interview with Bloomberg, the Africa’s richest man, who for several years, saw an initial bid to join Arsenal’s hierarchy collapse, once more affirmed his desire to invest in the north London side once he completes a major oil refinery project in the Nigerian capital of Lagos.

Breaking News: Yemi Osinbajo Declares Hate Speech as Terrorism

Yemi Osinbajo 

Yemi Osinbajo, the Acting President of Nigeria, on Wednesday, said the Federal Government has drawn the line on hate speech.

According to The Punch, he described hate speech as a species of terrorism. Osinbajo disclosed this while speaking at an ongoing security summit organised by the National Economic Council holding at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FG Lifts Ban on Post-UTME Screening by Universities - Minister of Education Reveals

File photo: Students writing UTME 

The Federal Government has lifted the ban on the controversial examinations usually organised by universities in Nigeria for admission seekers after the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).

The Federal Government had last year ordered the scrapping of post-UTME for candidates.

So Sad! Female Corps Member Trapped Under a Collapsed Building in Owerri Dies (Photo)

Ngozi Blessing Oformezie died after being trapped in a collapsed building 

A young female National Youth Service Corps member has died after being trapped close to 8 hours under a building in Owerri, Imo state.

The woman identified as Ngozi Blessing Oformezie died at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital in Rivers State, where she was rushed to for further medical observation, after her condition deteriorated.

Be Warned: This is What Eating Late at Night Does to Your Body

File photo: Woman eating at night 

Alright, we’ve gotta talk about it. That thing you do, late at night, by yourself, in the dark… Don’t be ashamed, eating late at night happens to the best of us. Whether you eat a full meal or just a little snack, chowing down late at night can have some weird side effects on your health.

For one, eating late at night throws off your body’s natural rhythms. You probably know that annoying feeling of being uncomfortably full and not being able to fall asleep, but your circadian rhythms and many other hormones in your body are affected by the calories you ingest.

SaharaReporters Publisher, Yele Sowore Leads #ResumeOrResign Protest Against Buhari in New York (Photos)

Sowore in New York 

The owner and publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, on Wednesday, led a group of protesters with placards to a peaceful rally in Nigeria House in New York, USA, demanding that President Muhamamdu Buhari should either resume back to work in Abuja or resign from office.

The well known social activist, Sowore has now joined legendary Nigerian singer and social crusader, Charles Oputa a.k.a Charly Boy, and the convener of Concerned Nigerians, Adeyanju Deji, who have been staging massive protests tagged, "Our Mumu Don Do", in Unity Fountain at the federal capital Abuja.

Tears! Nigerian Man Reportedly Stabs Wife to Death for Serving Him Hot Food (Photos)

The man allegedly killed the wife by stabbing her to death 

Nigerian women have called on those in power to implement a law against domestic violence following the increased number of deaths witnessed as a result of assaults from domestic related issues.

This follows the sad story shared on social media of a man who reportedly stabbed his wife to death over a disagreement.

BREAKING NEWS: FG to Formally Hand Over Presidential Lodge Marina to Lagos State Govt.

Presidential lodge, Marina 

Baring any last-minute ditch, the Federal Government will Thursday, formally transfer the historic State House, otherwise known as Presidential Lodge in Marina, Lagos Island, to the Lagos State Government.

President Muhammadu Buhari had, last year, approved the handover following a request by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

Budding Actress, Onyi Alex Parades Big Bum in Sporting Wear (Photos)

The actress, Onyii Alex in question 

Budding Nollywood actress, Onyii Alex is the talk on social media platforms at the moment.

The actress who is well endowed always seems to mesmerize her fans with her massive curves. She shared the photos online and her fans have gone crazy.

Donald Trump Sacks His Nigerian Special Adviser, Ogunlesi

Nigerian born international CEO, Adebayo Ogunlesi 

Nigerian born international CEO, Adebayo Ogunlesi has now ceased to be an adviser to embattled US President Donald Trump. Trump sacked him today along with other distinguished CEOs counselling him via two councils on how to “Make America Great Again”.

Trump sacked Ogunlesi on Twitter, when he announced the dissolution of two business advisory councils, in one fell swoop.

SPORTS: Super Eagles Onazi Ogenyi’s Move To Birmingham In Doubt As Trabzonspor Order Him Back To Training

Ogenyi Onazi’s move to English Championship club Birmingham from Trabzonspor is in doubt, as he has resumed training with the Turkish team.

The Super Eagles’ midfielder has been linked with a move to Birmingham City in the past few days and it was reported to be close. Both clubs were believed to have agreed a €4.5million deal, but the move was held up due to work permit issues.

Tension as Tighter Security is Put Around Magu, Mother, Family After Gun Attack on EFCC

Ibrahim Magu 

According to The Nation, a tighter security ring has been thrown around Ibrahim Magu and key officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after a gun attack on its Abuja office.

Also being protected are the EFCC Acting Chairman’s mother, who lives in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

SPORTS: Barcelona Threaten Legal Action Over Transfer Of This Player (Details)

Barcelona have threatened to take legal action, over media allegations that claimed that a company owned by club president Josep Maria Bartomeu, will benefit from the club signing Brazil midfielder Paulinho from Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao.

On Monday, Barca agreed a deal worth €40 million for the 29-year-old. Paulinho will complete a medical and pen a four-year contract at Camp Nou on Thursday.

I'm Not Happy with You - Charlyboy Slams 2Face for 'Ignoring' Anti-Buhari #ResumeOrResign Protest

Charly boy in the video 

66-year-old veteran Nigerian musician, Charles Oputa, popularly called Charly Boy, has openly challenged his R&B singer, 2face Idibia a.k.a 2Baba to speak out and join the ongoing "Resume or Resign" protest against President Buhari for a better governance in the country.

See The Face Of The Nigerian Man Caught In India With Over 100 Cloned ATM Cards

A Nigerian man has been arrested after debit cards of over 100 people was found in his possession. The Nigerian man identified as Kingsley was reported to have cloned over 100 debit cards belonging to Indians and had been withdrawing money from the accounts fraudulently.

Corpers To Embark On Two Weeks Warning Strike (Read Why)

The National Youth Service Corps members (NYSC) have issued out a warning strike starting from 1st September to 14th September, 2017.

This is to implore the Federal Government of Nigeria to keep to it promise of increasing the Corp members allowance (Allawee) from N19,800 to N49,800, starting from August 2017.

It was agreed during National Corpers Forum meeting held in Abuja, that if at the end of August, Corper’s allowance is not increased to N49,800, NYSC will embark on a two week warning strike.

Popular Anambra State Politician Dies In His Sleep Hours After Attending APGA Primaries

An Anambra state lawmaker, identified as Hon. Francis Mmegbuanaeze, has been reported dead.. According to reports, the House member representing Idemili North Constituency in the Anambra state House of Asembly, did not show any kind of illness before he died.

A family source told Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) that he died in his sleep last night, hours after attending the APGA Governorship primaries.

This Is Why Obesity Must Be Monitored – Kemi Olunloyo Mocks Eniola Badmus For Drinking Smoothie From A Jar

Controversial media personality and US trained journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has taken to social media to slam actress Eniola Badmus, this time mocking her for Drinking Smoothie from a Jar.

Kemi , who took to her Instagram page to share photo of the actress, praises her for drinking smoothie but later mocks her from drinking smoothie from a jar.

SPORTS: Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema Score As Real Madrid Wins Spanish Super Cup

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema celebrates scoring their second goal 

Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema scored brilliant first-half goals as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-0 on the night to register a resounding 5-1 aggregate Supercopa win.

Zinedine Zidane's side, comfortable 3-1 first-leg winners on Sunday, put Cristiano Ronaldo's five-game ban behind them by out-playing their arch-rivals again as moments of magic from Asensio and Benzema put them out of sight.

Asensio's superb, swerving early strike set the tone at the Bernabeu and Benzema added a second six minutes before half-time to leave a dispirited Barca staring at a heavy defeat.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Nollywood Actress, Angela Okorie Looks Bossy in Pre-Birthday (Photos)

Angela Okorie 

Nigerian Actress, Angela Okorie 36th birthday is around the corner. The screen goddess shared pictures where she looked all bossy like she always is in her movies.

In 2015, she won the City People Entertainment Awards for Best Supporting Actress. She is also noted to have acted in more than 100 films between 2009 and 2014.

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See What Usain Bolt Was Spotted Doing at Night With His Girlfriend and Fans (Photos)

Grinning Bolt and girlfriend Kasi were in very high spirits 

World famous Jamaican athlete, Usain Bolt enjoyed a major bender last night which saw him kiss a blonde fan, splash £500 on a single tip and blow smoke in his fiancee's mouth following his last ever sprint race.

The 30-year-old famously retired at the weekend after bagging an incredible nine Olympic gold medals, and has since been letting his hair down on a series of wild nights out.

Victims of Manchester Bombing to Receive $324k Each

File Photo 

The "We Love Manchester Emergency Fund" will distribute $324k to each of the families of the 22 people killed in a terrorist attack at Ariana Grande's concert.

Approximately $24.5 million was raised following the horrific attack on May 22 at the Manchester Arena where Ariana had just finished her concert seconds before a nail bomb exploded in the rotunda.

Man Narrowly Escapes Jungle Justice in Calabar After Stealing Garri (Photo)

The accused, John Ator 

A young man, John Ator 25 was on Wednesday narrowly escaped being roasted by angry mob at Marian Market, Calabar, Cross River State capital. The suspect was alleged to have stolen two basins of garri at the Market in the early hours of Wednesday.

An eyewitness told Daily Post that the suspect who had been into the crime was unlucky this time as he was caught in the act when the traders decided to lay ambush for him.

#ResumeOrResign: Presidency Reacts to Attack on Charly Boy, Others in Wuse Market, Abuja

Pro-Buhari protesters 

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who addressed a pro-Buhari group from the Niger-Delta region which staged a separate rally in Abuja on Wednesday, to counter the #ResumeOrResign protesters, reacted to the protests that rocked Wuse market in Abuja describing it as ‘ethnicised’ and selfish.

The Presidency on Wednesday also criticised the #ResumeOrResign group led by Charles Oputa, popularly called Charly Boy, for taking the protests - calling for the resumption or resignation of the president - to a sensitive spot like the Wuse market.

BREAKING NEWS: Trump Scraps Business Forums after CEO Protest Resignations

US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he was scrapping two business advisory councils in the wake of several high-profile resignations in protest over his comments on a white supremacist rally in Virginia that turned violent.

“Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Thank you all!” Trump said on Twitter.

SPORTS: Real Madrid Appeal For Ronaldo’s Red Card Rejected (See Details)

Cristiano Ronaldo will serve a five-match ban after Real Madrid failed in a bid to overturn the red card he received in the 3-1 Spanish Super Cup first-leg win over Barcelona.

The Portugal forward was given his marching orders at the Nou Camp on Sunday after picking up two yellow cards – one for taking his shirt off after scoring and the other for diving.

Busty American TV Personality Dangles Her Massive B*obs on the Beach (Photos)

Casey Batchelor 

Casey Batchelor - TV reality star who is currently cooling off on a beach in Portugal has left the blogs with hot gist after appearing in a bikini. And Casey Batchelor's latest swimwear attire will no doubt help give their bedroom antics another boost, as the reality star was spotted rocking a tiny thong swimsuit.

The former Celebrity Big Brother star, 32, showed off her rather visible tan lines as she soaked up the sun in the skimpy denim one-piece during a sizzling getaway in Portugal on Tuesday.

Double Blessing: Adorable Photos of P-Square's Paul Okoye & Wife's New Set of Twins (Photos)

Paul and Anita Okoye during their traditional marriage 

Few weeks ago, OGBETA.org reported that Paul Okoye of P-Square and his wife, Anita welcomed a set of twin boy and girl at a hospital in Atlanta, United States.

Anita and Paul who got married in 2014 have already been blessed with a 3-year-old son, Andre, now have twin boy and girl.

The adorable photos of the twin babies have been shared on Instagram by Anita, as she gushed about the goodness of God.

Too Bloody! Newly Inducted Members of Nnamdi Kanu's Biafra Secret Service Killed (Photos/Video)

Ebere Obi 

A report making rounds on social media has indicted the Nigerian military in a fresh onslaught on members of the Independent People of Biafra in Ekwulobia, Anambra State.

A woman identified as Ebere Obi who narrated the gory incident at the market place in her local Igbo language which was transcribed, claimed that the incident took place at the early hours of the day during which some men in khaki shot at the IPOB members leaving one person dead instantly.

South Africa Police Refuses to Release Grace Mugabe, Holds Her in Custody

Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe 

The police ministry in South Africa has denied claims that Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has left the country. The ministry confirmed that Grace is still in their custody.

The ministry in a statement said: "The suspect lawyers and her government representatives made verbal representations to SAPS investigators that the suspect wished to invoke diplomatic immunity cover and thus she elected to change her mind about the warning statement.”

Acting President, Osinbajo Inaugurates 15 New FG Permanent Secretaries in Aso Rock (Photos)

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, inaugurated the 15 new permanent secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.

The inauguration took place at the commencement of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) held inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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JUST IN: Fire Explosion Breaks Out at London Southend Airport Hangar (Photos)

Huge fire at airport hangar close to Southend Airport in Essex this morning 

A huge blaze has broken out near Southend Airport as a hangar goes on fire with a witness reporting an “explosion”, according to The Sun UK.

Essex firefighters were called to the hangar, which is used to livery planes, near the terminal shortly after 10.40am today and believe the fire was caused “accidentally”.

Graphic Photos: See the Armed Robber Shot Dead by Local Security Operatives

The alleged armed robber after he was killed 

One person was gunned down while two others sustained varied degrees of injuries on Tuesday night during a fire exchange between residents of Tatale Sanguli in the Northern Region and some suspected armed robbers, Adom News reported.

The incident took place in Ghana.

Nigerian Fraudster and His Oyibo Wife Caught After Using Fake Names to Buy Luxury Cars, $100k Gift Cards

Ekene Sampson Akpuru and his girlfriend, Lauren Elizabeth after they were caught 

Police say a Scottsdale couple used fake names and stolen identifications to purchase luxury vehicles and over $100,000 in gift cards, ABC15 has reported.

The man identified as Ekene Sampson Akpuru, 30, who also goes by Patrick Beckham and his girlfriend 29-year-old Lauren Elizabeth Lees, used faked identifications and stolen social security cards to make multiple purchases.

See Photos of the Moment Airforce Official Who Killed His Girlfriend was Sentenced to Death by Hanging

Once lovers: The convict and the late victim 

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel, Air Craft Man (ACM), Kalu Bernard Ayomide, was on Tuesday night, convicted and sentenced to death by hanging for killing his lover, a female colleague at the Airforce base in Makurdi.

The 22-year-old Ayomide was convicted based on charges of murder, house breaking, attempt to murder one Samuel Onah Echo, failure to perform military duties, disobedient to standing order and loosing service property.

Breaking News: Billionaire Kidnapper, Evans Wins First Case in Court

Evans, the kidnapper 

Justice Abdulaziz Anka of a Lagos Federal High Court on Wednesday ordered that the fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans against the Nigeria Police Force will proceed.

Anka gave the ruling while dismissing the objections of counsel to the Nigeria Police Force, Emmanuel Eze, during proceedings in Evans’ N300m suit.

My Husband Beat and Stripped Me N*ked in Open Yard - Woman Cries Out After Losing Her Twins at 4 Weeks (Photo)

The victim of domestic violence 

Mrs Favour Ogbonna, has endured physical and mental abuse from her husband since they got married in 2015. The beating allegedly started barely a month after their wedding.

Below is how Nigerian lawyer and former legal consultant at African Development Bank, Emeka Ugwuonye, who shared the photo on 'The Due Process Advocates (DPA)', reported the woman's sad story on Facebook;

I'm on a Divine Mission - Jubilation Galore as Governorship Hopeful, Yul Edochie, Storms Anambra

Yul Edochie for Governor 

It was jubilation galore, yesterday, in Onitsha as Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, stormed a meeting of the Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) to assert his readiness to contest the election on the platform of the party.

According to a report by Vanguard, Yul who stormed the meeting at 1.30 pm was accompanied by another popular Nollywood actor, Chief Okwudili Oguegbu, who is also serving as his campaign manager.

Flamboyant Malawian Pastor Shows Off His Fleet of Luxury Cars and New Mansion Reportedly Worth US$12million (Photos)

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri poses in front of his exotic mansion and fleet of cars 

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, Major 1, leader and founder of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church has shown off his fleet of Luxury cars and exotic mansion reportedly acquired at a whopping US$12 million (N4.362 billion).

Barack Obama's Tweet on Virginia Attack Breaks Record

Former President Barack Obama 

Former President Barack Obama's three-part tweet of a Nelson Mandela quote in the wake of the Charlottesville, Va., white supremacist rally that left one counter-protester dead is the most liked tweet ever, according to Twitter.

The tweet which amassed over 1 million retweets and 3 million likes denounced hate and called for love.

BREAKING NEWS: After 22 Days, Osinbajo Finally Assigns Portfolios to New Ministers

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo 

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has finally assigned portfolios to the two new ministers after he inaugurated them 22 days ago.

The announcement was made on Wednesday by the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande on Twitter.

Heartbreaking! Popular Port Harcourt Gospel Artiste Crushed To Death By a Truck (Photos)

Popular gospel artiste, Fernandez Bishop popularly known as Fernandez Muzik (Jesus freak) 

A popular gospel artiste, Fernandez Bishop popularly known as Fernandez Muzik (Jesus freak) has died in a fatal accident.

He was crushed to death by a truck yesterday in Port Harcourt, the capital city of Rivers state.

“I Consulted Pastor Adeboye Before Accepting To Be President Buhari’s Vice” – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has opened up on how he consulted the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adeboye before accepting to run as Vice President.

Osinbajo said this at the public presentation of a book, ‘Pastor E. A. Adeboye: His Life and Calling’, at Redemption Camp on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State.

Olori Wuraola Reacts To Report That She Has Parted Ways With Her Husband, Ooni Of Ife (What She Said Will Surprise You)

Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi has dismissed rumours making the rounds of a marital crisis between her and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi.

This was made known in a statement issued by Abraham Adedeji, Olori Wuraola’s Press Secretary on Tuesday.

ASUU : ASUP Warns FG Of Impending Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has thrown its weight behind Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.

In a statement by ASUP Secretary General, Anderson Ezeibe, the union noted that the strike was aimed at restoring sanity to Nigerian universities.