Tuesday, 26 July 2016

BREAKING NEWS: Heavy Gunshots as Police and 50 Gunmen Engage in Gun Battle in Igando, Lagos

According to multiple reports making rounds online and social media, there is heavy gunshot currently being heard at the Ewedogbo area of Igando, along LASU road in Lagos.

According to some of the eyewitnesses, the gunshots are being fired by militants who invaded the community, while others have claimed that they are indeed heavily armed robbers.

Is P-square Really Back? Paul and Jude Okoye Still Silent on Peter's Claim of Reconciliation 24 Hours After

Peter, Jude and Paul Okoye 

Loyal P-square fans were stunned when suddenly Peter Okoye, one half of the singing sensation, came online to claim that Psquare is back together. Almost immediately, there was wild jubilation from all corners of social media, as devoted fans celebrated the return of Africa's biggest music group.

However, 24 hours later, doubts have begun to set in. The doubts are based on the fact that Paul Okoye, the other half of Psquare, and Jude their manager, are yet to say anythng about the matter.

Rapper, Dr. Dre Handcuffed by Cops after a Racist Motorist Claimed He Threatened Him with a Gun (Photos)

Dr Dre being handcuffed by the police 

According to a report by Entertainment & Lifestyle website, TMZ, legendary American rapper, Andre Romelle Young, popularly known by his stage name, Dr. Dre, was handcuffed and quickly searched by cops outside his Malibu home after an alleged road rage dispute over a guy blocking his driveway.

President Orders Arrest of HIV-Positive Man Paid to Have S*x With Children

Mr Eric Aniva 

A Malawian man who was paid by parents as part of tradition to have s*x with teenagers to welcome them to puberty has landed in trouble. The man had earlier confessed in an interview.

According to AFP, the Malawian President Peter Mutharika ordered the arrest of Mr Eric Aniva on Tuesday for being paid to have s*x with more than 100 adolescent girls as part of a traditional ritual marking their passage to womanhood.

JUST IN: President Buhari Commissions Abuja-Kaduna Train Services (Photo)

President Buhari and other government officials during the event. 

The Abuja-Kaduna rail services, has been commissioned today, Tuesday, July 26th, by President Muhammadu Buhari, for full commercial operations.

Speaking at the train’s main station at the Idu area in Abuja, President Buhari said the federal government would link all states and commercial centres in the country with rail lines, adding that the train operation would also serve as a major catalyst for industrialisation and generation of employment.

JUST IN: Adekunle Gold Just Dropped His ‘Gold’ Album!

YBNL artist, Adekunle Gold has dropped his album in stealthy fashion! His 16 track ‘Gold‘ album contains no skits and only one feature.

The album was initially billed for release on July 29 but well, Adekunle Gold has pulled quite a shocker.

There are no physical copies out yet, but you can cop the album here.

Nollywood Director John Njamah Marries Cameroonian Beau, Agwi Tangi (Photos)

John Njamah has married his longtime Cameroonian girlfriend, Agwi Tangi. The couple reportedly put a seal on their two year relationship in a private ceremony at the bride’s home town in Bamenda, Cameroon on Sunday, July 24.

The 3 day wedding rites started with the traditional wedding, followed by the civil wedding before the wedding proper on Sunday.

See more photos below:

Double Explosion In Mogadishu Leaves 13 Dead

At least 13 people are feared dead following two deadly attacks in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu. Both bomb blasts targeted an army base for African Union troops and three of the casualties are civilians.

The first blast went off near the entrance to the base while the second went off at a checkpoint close to the base.

Co-author Of Left Behind Series, Tim Lahaye Has Died

Tim Lahaye 

Co-author of the wildly popular Christian novel series, “Left Behind”, Tim Lahaye has died. His son confirmed that he died on Thursday after suffering a stroke while driving.

90 year old Lahaye and coauthor Larry Jenkins sold over 65 million copies of their books.

President Buhari Orders NNPC to Find Oil in Northern Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari 

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to intensify oil search in the north-east of Nigeria.

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru disclosed that the corporation will be escalating exploration activities in the Chad Basin and around Komani River in Bauchi State.

Ekweremadu Will be Replaced by Uwajumogu as Deputy Senate President - Okorocha Threatens

Gov. Okorocha & Ike Ekweremadu 

While speaking on Sunday night at a victory party to celebrate the outcome of the July 23, 2016 rerun election in two constituencies, the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, said that Senator Ike Ekweremadu should be warming up to lose his seat as the Deputy Senate President.

The governor who was speaking through his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, said a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Benjamin Uwajumogu, who contested in last Saturday rerun senatorial election in Imo State, would displace Ekweremadu as soon as he joins the Senate.

David Oyedepo Jnr celebrates his beautiful wife on their 8th wedding anniversary today

David Oyedepo Jnr and his beautiful wife Kemi 

David Oyedepo Jnr, the first son of the founder of Winners Chapel General Overseer, Bishop David Oyedepo, took to his Facebook page to celebrate his wife, Kemi, on their wedding anniversary today.

The couple tied the knot 8 years ago and are blessed with two children, a boy and girl.

He wrote,

Total Gridlock in Lagos as Two Killed, Properties Destroyed in Oil Tanker Explosion (Photos+Video)

People gathering at the scene of the incident 

Two people have been reported dead late on Monday as fire razed two oil tankers at the popular Cele bus/stop on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway of Lagos State.

According to reports, the fire which started around 4:00pm, was caused by one of the trucks – a tanker carrying 33,000 litres of petrol, which was discharging fuel by the expressway.

Chaos in Lagos as Landlord Kills His Own Tenant of Four Months...See Shocking Details

Gbade Metibemu

A landlord is being to pay for his crimes after he was found out to have murdered his own tenant. The landlord identified as one Gbade Metibemu, allegedly stabbed his tenant of four months, Bright Abraham, to death.

Emir of Bama's Wife Rescued From Boko Haram by Army after Two Years in Captivity

Nigerian troops have achieved another milestone in the battle against Boko Haram insurgency with some prominent figures who were kidnapped by the terrorist finally gaining their freedom and being re-united with their families.

This is contained in a report by The Nation which says the Nigerian Army on Monday, 25th of July, 2016 rescued the wife and daughter of Shehu of Bama from the Boko Haram enclave in Borno.

Former House of Reps Deputy Speaker, Arrested By EFCC Over N5bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Chibudom Nwuche for an alleged N5.6bn contract scam. He was arrested after responding to an EFCC invitation on Monday to appear before the agency's office in Abuja.

19 dead and 45 wounded as knifeman goes on rampage at a building in Japan (Photos)

Scene of the incident 

At least 19 people were killed and at least 45 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just west of Tokyo in a rare case of mass violence in Japan, according to Japanese media reports.

Minister of State for Agriculture, Sen. Heineken Lopkobiri graduates, bags a PhD from UK University

Senator (Dr. ) Heineken Lopkobiri 

Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator (Dr. ) Heineken Lopkobiri graduated yesterday from Leeds Beckett University, UK, with a PhD.

His research thesis was titled: "The Practice of Environmental Rights: The Case of the Nigerian Niger-Delta".

See another photo after the cut...

PDP Loses Members to APC as Supporters Tear Membership Cards

The PDP decampees tearing their membership cards 

Some People's Democratic Party members in Ward 9, Beeri community in Khana Local government area in Rivers state, tore their membership cards as they defected to All Progressives Congress on Saturday, July 23rd.

The details of the decamping exercise which has been the bane of democracy in Nigeria is currently unknown.

Prostitutes Complain of Extortion as Customers No Longer Patronize Them (Photo)

Yeukai Tsandukwa 

It is no longer business as usual for some prostitutes in Zimbabwe as they are now complaining of low patronage because of extortion by some of their colleagues.

According to H-Metro, ladies of the night are now bemoaning the withdrawal of police officers, who used to scare away those extorting clients, leaving them to spend nights without a ‘catch’. One of the hookers gave H-Metro a list of five ‘senior’ hookers she claimed were in the habit of extorting clients.

One Dead, Taraba Speaker's Driver and Two Others Missing in Tragic Boat Mishap

Illustrative photo of a boat mishap 

According to a report on Vanguard,a local boat carrying nine passengers and three motorcycles, which capsized at Ngira village across River Donga in Sadauna LGA of Taraba state, has led to the death of one victim, while three others are missing including a senior driver to the Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Peter Abel Diah.

Double Swoop! Arsenal to Splash 70 Million Pounds on Two Big Stars (Photos)

Riyad Mahrez 

Arsenal are ready to launch a £75 million swoop for Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez and Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, according to the Daily Mirror.

Shocking! Shame in Church as Members Fight Pastor and Others Over Church Funds in Lagos (Watch Video)

Many residents were left in deep shock as Christ Apostolic Church members located in Yaba, Lagos State engaged each other in a violent fight inside the church premises on Sunday.

According to TVCNews, the fight was as a result of disagreement over church funds. The members fought each other destroying the altar and forcing the pastor out of the church.

Watch video below:

Monday, 25 July 2016

Nigerians are Married to Football but NFF Must Behave Well - Buhari Tells FIFA President

(L-R) NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, FIFA Secretary General, Ms. Fatima Samoura and President Buhari at the Statehouse on 25th July 2016 

While he played host to the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and the Secretary-General, Fatma Samuora, at State House in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, said his administration will pay keen interest to accountability and transparency to fast-track football development in the country.

Mikel Arteta Deletes All Arsenal Posts off Instagram

Mikel Arteta 

The former Gunners captain has wiped clean his social media account following his move to Manchester City, and unfollowed his former club on the website, Goal reports.

Mikel Arteta has risked angering Arsenal fans by deleting all posts on his official Instagram from his time at the Emirates Stadium.

See the Pretty Blind Girl Doing Prostitution to Raise Money for Her Operation (Photo)

Kelly Holding 

A girl has caused real shock in her community after she joined prostitution to raise money for eye surgery.

According to H-Metro, the woman, who only identified herself as Kelly of Chitungwiza, told H-Metro that she wanted to raise US$500 needed for her treatment and has engaged her lover to protect her.

Wizkid Addresses Rumors Of Dating Justine Skye

Wizkid seems to have addressed the rumors of him dating US singer, Justine Skye. The rumor which has been ongoing for a while peaked during the One Africa Music Festival, held Friday, July 22, 2016 at Barclays Centre in New York.

Verizon Concludes Plans To Acquire Yahoo For $4.8 b

After months of speculation, Verizon Communication have concluded a deal to buy struggling internet company, Yahoo Inc for $4.8 billion.

Yahoo Inc has witnessed one of the most dramatic business falls in history for a company that was once valued at $125 billion.

Dangote Drops Off ‘Top 100’ Rich List

Dangote, who owns the second largest sugar-refinery in the world, was the 51st richest man in the world as at March 2016, but has now dropped to 101 as at the start of business on Monday.

Dangote, who is now worth $11.1 billion, has seen his fortunes dwindling due to the following;

Driver, 3 Others Reportedly Dead After Tanker Explodes At Cele Bus Stop, Lagos (Photos)

The tanker exploded in Lagos this evening, between Cele bus-stop and Ijesha.

According to reports, people were trapped in the accident. The driver and 3 other people are feared dead.

See more photos below:

Sporadic Shooting in Abuja as Commando Robbers Cart Away Millions from Bank Customer (Photos)

Scene of the robbery incident 

The residents of Kubwa, a satellite town in Abuja, were in pandemonium earlier today as the sound of sporadic shooting by armed robbers rained were raining after the daredevils robbed a bank customer of N4.3 million in front of Access Bank.

According to SaharaReporters, the robbers drove in commando-style at 10:00am on Monday and blocked the customer who came to make a deposit at the entrance of the bank located at Phase 4 area of Kubwa.

See Faces of Five Undergraduate Scammers Arrested Over N16 Million Internet Fraud (Photos)

Five undergraduate scammers caught by the EFCC 

The EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested five suspected undergraduate scammers. Four from the Federal University of Technology Akure, (FUTA) and one from Adekunle Ajashin University, Akungba, (AAUA).

They were picked up at an Off- Campus Residence located at Anuoluwapo Close, Stateline Hotel Road, off FUTA South Gate, Akure, Ondo State.

OMG! Meet the U.S-Based Nigerian Girl Doing it Strictly 'Dirty' Abroad (Photos)

Maria Mobil 

Maria Mobil is a multi-talented African lady in the U.S who is into several business activities ranging from fitness training, acting, model and others.

Like other influential social media figures, she is constantly engrossed with posting adult contents on her Instagram page. She exhibits a well-toned body, good looks with a signature tinted hair and several tattoos.

A close study of Maria's page reveals her best topic is s*x which reflects on over 80% of her posts to entertain her teeming followers lusting for her attention.

Maria has 31.5k followers and is currently following 886 people on Instagram.

See more provocative photos of Maria below:

Why I Visited President Buhari Again Today in Abuja - Obasanjo Opens Up

President Buhari and Obasanjo today in Aso Rock 

Earlier today, former President Olusegun Obasanjo visited President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed-doors at the presidential villa Abuja.

Obasanjo later disclosed to state house journalists that he visited the president to deliver messages he brought from abroad.

Nollywood Heavyweight, Omotola Slays in New Photo

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde's beauty is ageless as the veteran actress and entrepreneur has retained her amazing looks which contributed immensely to her success in the entertainment industry thus far.

Omotola hasn't been sharing photos of late and her recent selfie has warmed the heart of her teaming followers.

Naira Continues in Its Shambolic Fall...See It's Current Value

This is the currency exchange rates for 25/07/16 as of 10:00am as powered by Zenith Bank. The Nigerian currency which has been technically devalued by the Central Bank of Nigeria's flotation seems doomed with the disturbing figures below:

We'll Deploy Full 'Kinetic' Means If Dialogue Fails - Buratai Warns N'Delta Militants

T.Y Buratai 

Speaking in an interview with newsmen in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has said the the call for dialogue by the President Buhari-led Federal Government with rampaging militants in the Niger-Delta should not be mistaken for weakness.

Celestial Church Issues Statement On Pastor Who Chained 9-year-old Son in Ogun State (Photo)

Korede Taiwo was chained and tortured by his father for weeks 

Following the recent arrest of a Celestial Church of Christ pastor who chained his 9-year-old son, Korede Taiwo for weeks without food at the Key of Joy Parish, Ajiwo at Ajibawo in Ado Odo/Ota local government area of Ogun State, the Celestial Church of Christ has released a statement over the ugly act.

The statement reads:

JUST IN: President Buhari Currently in Closed-door Meeting with Obasanjo at Presidential Villa

President Buhari and Obasanjo 

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, is currently in a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja.

According to TheCable News, Obasanjo arrived at the villa at about 12:50pm, and proceeded into a closed-door meeting with the president.

Recall that the former presidents has had series of such private discussions since President Buhari assumed power on May 29. Obasanjo who seem to be enjoying a good relationship with Buhari, met the president for private talks on November 10, and on August 8, and he returned to the villa a month later.

This is a developing story...we'll be updating you for more details as soon as its made possible.

No More Beef! Peter Okoye Apologizes, Reinstates Jude as Manager Saying P-Square is Back!

Peter & Paul Okoye (P-Square) 

Multi-award winning singer and dancer, Peter Okoye, the one half brother of P-Square, has taken to his Instagram page to announce to the whole world that he has finally made peace with his bothers - Paul Okoye and Jude Okoye.

"I want to take responsibility for what has happened and sincerely apologise to you our fans," he wrote on Instagram after several months of media brouhaha with his brothers.

He also revealed that he has re-instated his elder brother, Jude Okoye as P-Square's manager, "We are embarking now on a new journey with exciting new management (Jude Okoye), new music and new ideas."

Below is his full post;

Oh No! Newlywed Hire Helicopter for Their Wedding and It Goes Horribly Wrong (Photos)

The Chinese couple caused traffic congestion lasting for over an hour 

A couple trying to celebrate their love union have ended up disappointed after the helicopter they hired landed them in trouble.

According to People's Daily, on July 24, a newlywedded couple boarded a helicopter on Nanyuan Road in Shanghai. The helicopter blocked the road and caused traffic congestion lasting for over an hour.

Niger Delta Avengers Blow Up NNPC Gas Pipeline in Akwa Ibom State

The massive explosion after NDA bombed NNPC gas pipeline 

The dreaded Niger Delta Avengers on Sunday, bombed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), gas pipeline at Nsit-Ibom L.G.A, Akwa Ibom state causing massive explosion in the area.

Chaos as Flood Sacks Villages in Cross River State

A heavy rainfall has rendered scores of villagers homeless in Alisse and Osokora communities in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State.

According to The Punch, the Director-General of Cross River State Emergency Management Agency, Mr. John Inaku, who disclosed this on Sunday, said agricultural produce worth millions of naira had also been destroyed.

Armed Hoodlums Invade NYSC Lodge in Rivers, Cut Open Corps Member's Head (Graphic Photo)

Graphic photo of the NYSC corps member 

According to an exclusive report on LIB, some armed hoodlums reportedly attacked an NYSC corps lodge in Bori, Khana Local Government Area, Rivers State.

Below is how a source disclosed the report to the popular blog;

Lionel Messi Looks So Hot After Changing to New Blonde Hairstyle for New Season (Photos)

Barcelona superstar player, Lionel Messi now has a new hairstyle 

Ahead of the new Spanish season, Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi has joined the likes of Aaron Ramsey, Samir Nasri and Phil Jones, after he got a new blonde hairstyle.