Thursday, 27 October 2016

Heartbreaking! Arsenal Star Striker Suffers Injury, Ruled Out Till 2017

Chuba Akpom 

Arsenal's young striker, Chuba Akpom is set to be out until the new year after suffering a setback while recovering from a back injury.

The 21-year old took to Twitter to announce that he would be facing a longer spell on the sidelines, and the Independent newspaper have reported that he will be missing until the start of 2017.

Media Controversy Trails Senator Dino Melaye Over Outfit He Wore to a Conference in Switzerland (Photos)

Senator Dino Melaye wore a simple polo and trouser to the conference 

Angry Nigerians have blasted Senator Dino Melaye for his casual dressing to a formal cocktail conference to address Nigerian professionals in Switzerland on Tuesday, Oct 25.

The event was also attended by Senate President, Bukola Saraki and other lawmakers who dressed up nicely as Dino was pictured looking totally different from the rest as he wore a polo and a 'ordinary' trouser.

President Barack Obama Gets Trolled by His Own Daughter, Sasha on Social Media...See Details

Barack Obama and his daughter, Sasha 

President Barack Obama is known around the world for his ability to use words. When he speaks, he commands attention with his imagery and oratory.

However, even though his speeches are considered superb and almost extraordinary by most people, his daughter Sasha may not be of the same opinion.

SGF, Babachir Lawal Admits That He is One of the Cabals in Buhari's Administration (Watch Video)

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal 

In what could appear to be yet another indictment on his person and the careless attitude to which government affairs and serious matters are being handled, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, has said he is honored to be a member of a cabal in the President Buhari-led government.

He said this in an interview with Channels TV when asked to react to claims in some quarters that a cabal has hijacked the Buhari-led administration.

Obanikoro Struggles to Raise N100 Million to Facilitate His Freedom from EFCC Custody

Musiliu Obanikoro 

Former Minister of State (Defence), Musiliu Obanikoro is yet to refund the N785 million allegedly collected from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA), The Nation learnt yesterday.

Of the cash, Obanikoro planned to immediately refund about N100million to regain his freedom and look for the balance.

Facebook User Makes Shocking Accusation Against Pageant Organisers Over Miss Anambra's Leaked S*x Tape

Former Miss Anambra, Chidinma Okeke 

The scandal rocking Chidinma Okeke, the former Miss Anambra, is still generating buzz as a Facebook user close to the girl has opened up on what might have happened.

The user by name Apga Alaigbo has alleged that organisers of the pageant show, Anambra Broadcast Service headed by Mr Uche Nworah are the brain behind the blackmail.

Chidnma became internet hot topic after her lesbian s*x tape was released online by some unknown persons. She initially denied she was the one in the video before later insinuating that she performed the act under duress.

Nigerian Senate Finally Amends Code of Conduct Bill...See Details

Senate President Bukola Saraki 

The Senate on Thursday, amended the Code of Conduct bill as it made major adjustments to the previous.

According to Channels TV, the amendment included altering the tenure of office of the chairman and members of the Code of Conduct Bureau.

Shocking! See the Nigerian Activist and Asylum Seeker Held in Solitary Detention Centre in Japan for Over 2 Weeks Now (Photos)

Elizabeth Aruoriwo Obueza was detained two weeks ago 

A prominent Nigerian asylum seeker and activist is being held in solitary at a Tokyo detention center, a case that has highlighted a growing crackdown on foreigners living in Japan without visas and prompted demands for her release.

Elizabeth Aruoriwo Obueza was detained two weeks ago after authorities turned down an appeal against her asylum rejection, Obueza and her lawyer told Reuters.

Obueza, 48, campaigns for asylum seekers and the 4,700 people on "provisional release" from immigration detention - a status that lets foreigners out from detention but bars them from working and traveling freely.

Wow! See the Sweet Way Female Oyinbo Paid Homage to the Oba Of Benin (Photos)

Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II 

Newly crowned Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II, was all smiles as he received a white woman at his palace who came to pay homage to the traditional ruler at his palace in Edo state.

This left everyone impressed as she followed tradition by prostrating before the happy Oba, all to the joy and delight of the crowd present.

Arms Scandal Probe: Panel Submits Final Report, Indicts Top FG Officials, Ministers and Military Officers

President Muhammadu Buhari 

After 14 months of painstaking work, the Presidential Committee on the Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement in the Nigerian Armed Forces (2007-2015) has submitted its final report to President Muhammadu Buhari, NewTelegraph reports.

It was gathered that Buhari received the final report at the presidential villa on Sunday from the Air Vice Marshal J.O.N Ode (rtd)- led panel.

NewTelegraph reports that a copy of the report which was made available to the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), indicted some influential officials of the administration. Former ministers of defence, senior military officers, a permanent secretary and top officials of the Ministry of Defence were also indicted.

Wow! See the 'Made in Aba' Nigerian Army Boots Military Will Wear to Fight Boko Haram (Photos)

Nigerian soldiers 

It seems like the good works of hardworking and business-minded traders in Aba who have continued to wow people by producing materials of all sizes and quality, finally paid off as the Nigerian Army has reportedly ordered 50,000 'Made in Aba' boots to be supplied to the Army.

This was revealed by the Barr. Sam Hart as he called on other agencies of government to emulate this kind gesture in developing the economy.

Nigerian Military Rejects Jonathan's Claim That He Bought Warships and Aircraft

President Goodluck Jonathan 

Military sources yesterday rejected former President Goodluck Jonathan’s claim that his administration bought warships and aircraft.

The former president, who spoke at a lecture he delivered on “Youth Entrepreneurship” at the Oxford Union in the United Kingdom (UK), tried to exonerate former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki of corruption allegations involving $2.2 billion voted for arms procurement.

Jonathan said he did not believe the former NSA stole the money because weapons were bought for the military to fight Boko Haram.

Shocking Fall: See the Value of the Naira Today at the Black Market

The Naira on Wednesday suffered a massive setback in the black market following the forces of demand and supply.

These are the currency exchange rates for today, October 27, 2016 as powered by Zenith Bank Plc. Reports have it that Travelex has supplied insufficient dollars to the parallel market over time.

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BREAKING NEWS: Court of Appeal Dismisses Saraki's Appeal Against CCT...See Details

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki 

The appeal by Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki at the Court of Appeal to dismiss charges bordering on assets declaration breaches before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has been dismissed.

The judgement was delivered by Justice Abdul Aboki-led panel who dismissed the appeal filed by Saraki challenging his trial before the tribunal. All the four other members of the panel unanimously agreed with the lead judgment delivered by Justice Aboki‎ who resolved all the eight issues formulated for determination against Saraki.

Shocking! Nigerian 'Wizard' Crashes Inside Sapele River While Flying from Benin to UK (Photo)

The 'wizard' 

The man pictured above has made a shocking confession. The man was discovered yesterday inside a Sapele River in Delta State, confessed to newsmen that he was ‘flying’ from Benin, Edo State to the UK.

According to Vanguard, the man said he was flying from Benin Airport to attend a meeting in the United Kingdom, before watching a football match going on simultaneously in the coven, also in the United Kingdom.

The self-confessed wizard said: “I was flying in with what is known in the physical realm as ‘Plantain Leaf,’ but it is actually my expensive private jet in the coven realm. “It crashed me into this bridge, when the fuel in it finished. My members will be here tonight to refuel it for me, so I can continue my journey to the UK.

“I have to be in the UK to watch football, because there is economic recession, unemployment and inflation in Nigeria.”

Financial Experts and PDP Warn Buhari Not to Borrow $29.96bn

President Muhammadu Buhari 

Economic and financial experts have raised alarm over President Muhammadu Buhari's plan to borrow $29.96bn from external sources as they say it plunge Nigeria into further debt.

The opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party in particular asked Buhari to tell Nigerians what it had done the recovered looted funds between May 2015 and May 2016 amounting to N78.3bn, $185.1m, £3.5m and €11,250m in cash.

Organisers of Miss Anambra Releases Press Statement Over Chidinma Okeke's Lesbian S*x Video Saga

Miss Anambra, Miss Chidinma Okeke 

Following the viral lesbian video allegedly showing former Miss Anambra, Miss Chidinma Okeke engaging in s*x act with another woman, the organisers of the pageant has released a press statement disassociating itself from the saga.

The statement by the Anambra Broadcasting Service reads:

39 Out of the Sizeable Number of Soldiers Who Disappeared During Boko Haram Attack in Borno Have Returned

Chad and Nigerian soldiers (Photo:File) 

The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that a sizeable number of the 39 soldiers declared missing after last week suspected Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in the border town of Gashigar in Borno, had returned. Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theater Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, stated this while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri.

“It is true that about 39 soldiers were declared missing. I want to inform you that a sizeable number of our soldiers had returned to base,” Irabor said.

Naira Crashes Badly in the Black Market as Worries Increase

The naira hit its weakest level on the black market in more than a week at 460 to the dollar on Wednesday, as a central bank move to channel dollars to retail currency outlets failed to ease liquidity shortages, traders said.

Revealed: 30,000 Oil Company Workers Sacked in Nigeria Following Economy Recession

The economic recession in Nigeria has put the oil and gas sector well coveted by Nigerians in abject disarray as companies have continued to sack workers to keep companies afloat amidst economic challenges.

According to the Punch, Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers on Wednesday issued a 21-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to prevail on International Oil Companies operating in the country to stop mass retrenchment of oil workers.

Coach Mourinho Prepares to Axe Wayne Rooney Amidst Club Crisis

Wayne Rooney 

Jose Mourinho is open to selling Wayne Rooney, sources have told ESPN FC, as the Manchester United manager plans to continue an overhaul of the squad in the wake of a chaotic start to the season.

Mourinho no longer sees United captain Rooney as having a primary role in his side, and is looking to make further changes in January that will require further sales.

Omg! How Pastor, 3 Others Landed in Hot Soup for Claiming a Dead Man's N35.7m Shares in Lagos

Men of the Nigeria Police Force 

Police officers have arrested four members of a syndicate of suspected fraudsters. The suspects were arrested on the Lagos Island for allegedly forging documents to claim the ownership of shares worth N35.7m, which belonged to one late Amarvi Rowland.

According to Punch Metro, the suspects are a pastor in Ibadan, Oyo State; Benjamin Ogunlusi, a stock broker, Olufemi Oyewunmi, an estate agent, Omoola Ayodeji, and one Olayinka Adisa. The alleged fraud was reportedly coordinated by one Kola, Oyewunmi’s colleague, who is still at large.

Oh Lord! This Car Accident Scene in Abuja Will Shock You (Photo)

This is an accident scene on Oladipo Diya Way, after Prince and Princess Estate junction at Gudu in Abuja on Wednesday.

The car as seen in the picture was badly mangled but fortunately no life was lost.

People were seen gathering round and marvelling at the shocking occurrence.

Oh No! Husband Breaks Down After Finding Out His Best Friend Has Been Having S*x with His Wife (Photos)

Chantelle Chifamba 

A man is threatening his wife with divorce after discovering a devastating secret. The man has been left devastated after finding out his wife has been having s*x with his best friend and has even aborted for him.

The man identified as Justice Gorwa says he discovered his wife Chantelle Chifamba’s illicit affair with his friend Talent Guhwa when she fell sick after allegedly aborting the latter’s pregnancy.

While speaking to H-metro, Justice said the adulterous affair between Chantelle and Talent was the greatest betrayal he has gone through in his life.

Top Nigerians Soldiers Held Over Alleged Leak of Information to Boko Haram

Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai 

A recent attack on military operatives in the north-eastern part of the country has forced the Defence HQ to tighten its seat belt on suspicions of sabotage from the inside.

According to the Punch, Nigerian Army is holding two officers – a major and a captain – in connection with alleged sabotage of the ongoing counter-terrorism operations in the North-East.

A military source said on Wednesday that the Army authorities were intensifying efforts to rid the service of saboteurs in the ongoing counter-terrorism operations.

How Ex-NIMASA Boss Akpolobokemi Paid N40m Rent on Banana Island Property - Witness Tells Court

Patrick Ziadeke Akpolobokemi 

A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, was, on Wednesday, told how the former Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Patrick Ziadeke Akpolobokemi, paid the sum of N38 million as rent for two years on a property at Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos.

The court was informed by Mr. Orji Chukwuma, an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), while being led in evidence by the commission’s prosecutor Mr. Rotimi Oyedepo. Mr. Chukwuma is the eleventh EFCC witness in the NIMASA Director-General’s ongoing trial.

My 3 Children Won't Get a Penny of My $81.7bn Fortune - World's Richest Man, Bill Gates Shocks the World

Bill Gates 

Speaking in an exclusive interview on 'This Morning' television show, the world's richest man, Bill Gates, revealed like never before that his three children understand why he has pledged to leave his £70 billion ($81.7 billion) fortune to charity when he dies.

According to a report by Dailymail, the 60-year-old founder of Microsoft, in a revealing insight into his private life, disclosed that his children are 'proud' of his decision to dedicate his money to helping the world's poorest.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Read President Buhari's Statement After Inaugurating the Committee on North East Initiative Chaired by TY Danjuma (Photo)

President Buhari Inaugurates Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNEI) chaired by Gen. TY Danjuma in State House on 26th October, 2016. 

President Muhamamdu Buhari, has today, 26th October, 2016, Inaugurated the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNEI) chaired by Gen. TY Danjuma in the Aso villa, Abuja.

Eiye Confraternity Leader Gruesomely Killed in Bloody Clash in Lagos

The late, Bebo 

There was pandemonium in Abesan Federal Housing Estate, Ipaja in the Alimosho axis of Lagos yesterday, Tuesday, October 25, 2016, after suspected cultists wreaked havoc in the area.

During the attack, a man identified simply as Bebo, was butchered in cold blood leading to his death on the spot. Presently, shops in the area are currently locked for fear of a reprisal attack in the community. Inside Mainland gathered from a source that residents were thrown into confusion when the cultists stormed the area on motorcycles.

OMG! Pretty Female Banker Hires Two Assassins to Murder Husband in Ogun State (See Photo)

The female banker and the two hired assassins caught by the police 

A female banker has been arrested after she hired two assassins to murder her husband. The suspected assassins have also been arrested by the police.

Chigozie Nworie and Kingsley Ofotele were arrested in Ogun State by the Police while escaping to Anambra State with their victim’s Range Rover Jeep - a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV).

According to the police, the two suspects and another yet to be apprehended, attacked their victim, Mr Tochukwu Onyebuchi, in his Compound at Ajah area of Lagos State using cutlass and rods before pouring acid on him, but Tochukwu survived the assassination attempt.

Serious Commotion in Zamfara as Gunmen Whisk LG Vice Chairman to the Unknown

File photo used only for illustrative purpose Alhaji Yahuza Ibrahim, the Vice Chairman of Anka Local Government Area in Zamfara, has been kidnapped.

This development was to newsmen by the Chairman of the council, Alhaji Mustapha Muhammad, in Anka on Wednesday.

See the Suspected Ritualists Arrested at a Den in Ogun State (Photo)

The two ritualists caught at a den in Ogun state 

Two alleged ritualists have been apprehended by operatives of the Assistant Inspector General of Police’ (AIG) Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS), Onikan in Ogun State.

The two identified as Taiwo Adeleke, 47, and Kayode Oseni, 52, were apprehended at Abule Ifa, in Obafemi Owode after detectives uncovered the alleged ritualists’ den used by criminals to fleece people of their money.

Ondo Election: INEC Prepares to Replace Mimiko's Choice, Jegede with Jimoh Ibrahim as PDP Candidate

Jimoh Ibrahim 

Factional gubernatorial People's Democratic Party candidate in Ondo State - Eyitayo Jegede who is the anointed candidate of the outgoing Governor Olusegun Mimiko has been dealt a huge blow in his current political ambition as the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission prepares to replace his name with that of Jimoh Ibrahim who emerged as candidate under the Ali Modu Sheriff faction of the ruling party in the Sunshine state.

See the Beautiful Month-old Baby Abandoned by a Woman in Warri Hospital Over Outrageous Bill (Photos)

The abandoned baby 

A very cute month-old baby has been abandoned at St. George’s Specialist Clinic and Maternity in Warri, Delta State, by a 25-year old woman simply identified as Tony Okiemute, over her inability to pay for her medical bills.

Speaking exclusively to DailyPost, the Administrative Manager of the hospital, Sunny Ebone, revealed that the woman delivered a set of twin, a boy and a girl on October 5 through cesarean operation when he was rushed on emergency to the hospital, adding that the woman lost the baby boy while the girl survived.

Nigeria Ranks 169th Position in the World Bank 'Ease of Doing Business'

The World Bank yesterday said that Nigeria ranked 169th position out of 190 countries in on its Ease of Doing Business index for 2017, Vanguard reports.

The World Bank stated this in its Ease of Doing Business report titled, Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, “published yesterday.

EFCC Should Pay Me Extra $200m for Freezing My $15m Account - Patience Jonathan Blows Hot in Court

Patience Jonathan 

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday, fixed December 7 to hear a suit by ex-first lady, Patience Jonathan, against the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), seeking to unfreeze her account.

Apart from the EFCC, other respondents are Skye Bank and a former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripama-Owei Dudafa. Also joined in the suit are Pluto Property and Investment company Ltd, Seagate Property Development and Investment Company Ltd, Transocean Property and Investment Company Ltd and Globus Integrated Service Ltd.

My Blackmailer Will Shoot Me Dead If I Talk - Miss Anambra, Chidinma Cries Out Over S*xtape Scandal

Chidinma Okeke 

We reported on Tuesday that a second part of a s*xtape involving the 2015 Miss Anambra 'Queen of Democracy', Chidinma Okeke, which was released online showing her face clearly as she performs s*x acts with a cucumber alongside her female lesbian room-mate, went viral amid media reactions and criticisms.

The embattled beauty queen who was expected to tell her side of the story in the scandal, had earlier scheduled to disclose her side of the story in a press conference today, but she reportedly didn't show up, saying that her blackmailer threatened her in a phone call conversation that if she shows up and make any statement, she will be shot dead.

See the Value of the Naira the Black Market Today

The Nigerian currency has continued to struggle at the interbank and parallel market rates with no definite improvement or shortfall.

These are the currency exchange rates for today, October 26, 2016 as powered by Zenith Bank Plc. It should be noted that the naira has remained stagnant since last week.

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Russia Unveils Image of Its Terrifying 'Satan 2' Missile That Can Burn the World Into Ashes (Photos)

Russian President Vladimir Putin 

Russian President Vladimir Putin has unveiled chilling pictures of its largest ever nuclear missile, capable of destroying an area the size of France, Dailymail reports.

The terrifying RS-28 Sarmat missile, dubbed Satan 2 by NATO, has a top speed of 4.3 miles (7km) per second and has been designed to outfox anti-missile shield systems.

JUST IN: Many Injured as Borno IDPs Returning Home Suffer Landmine Explosion

File photo: Internally displaced persons (IDPs) 

Some internally displaced persons (IDPs) who were in a truck and and being conveyed from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, back to Gamboru-Ngala, a border community about 145km away, reportedly ran into a landmine planted on an highway causing an explosion which injured some of the passengers.

Top 3 Things I Will Fix Before Leaving Office - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari 

President Buhari has promised to fix 3 key sectors before leaving office. Buhari while speaking at a meeting with the director, Global Upstream of Shell Oil Company at the State house, Abuja, on Tuesday, October 25, revealed the three key things as: First and foremost, President Buhari promised to return Nigeria to the “good old days of accountability”.

End of the Road for Armed Robbers as Security Operatives Sent them to Great Beyond in River State (Photo)

The suspected armed robbers (Photo: The Authority) 

Some gallant security operatives in Rukpokwu Obio/Akpor in Rivers State, on Tuesday, shot dead two suspected armed robbers while attempting to attack the newly appointed Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairman.

Jonathan Under Attack from Presidency, APC and PDP Faction for Saying Dasuki Didn't Steal $2.1billion

President Buhari and Jonathan 

Recall that we reported on Tuesday that while speaking at the famous Oxford Union in United Kingdom on the subject of promoting youth entrepreneurship, former president, Goodluck Jonathan, said it was impossible for the embattled NSA, Sambo Dasuki, during his administration, to steal $2.2 billion as claimed by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).

Jonathan, had in an official statement, said he had kept quiet to allow the court to handle the ongoing prosecution of the former National Security Adviser (NSA) so as not to be seen as a former president challenging a sitting administration.

Tears Flow as Popular Radio Presenter is Found Stone Dead in Her Apartment (Photo)

Grace Makosewe 

Grace Makosewe, a former presenter with Kenyan radio station, Capital FM, has died.

According to SDE, the news presenter was found dead in her apartment Capital FM confirmed the news saying it is a sad morning for them.

I'm Not Your Girlfriend's Mate - Super Falcons Player, Asisat Oshoala Flaunts Louboutin & Zanotti Sneakers (Photos)

Asisat Oshoala 

Nigerian Super Falcons footballer, Asisat Oshoala, who plays for Arsenal FC Ladies as a forward, has taken to her social media page to flaunt her newly purchased Christian Louboutin and Giuseppe Zanotti luxury sneakers.

"I'm not your girlfriends mate," the player who was named best player and was the highest goal scorer at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, captioned one of the photos she shared on Snapchat.