Ogbeta.org: July 2016

Sunday, 31 July 2016

Yemi Alade dazzles in pink (Photos)

Nigerian Singer, Yemi Alade dazzles in this beautiful pink dress styled by celebrity stylist Jeremiah Ogbodo of Swanky's signatures styling .

I Have 9 Years Before Reaching Menopause – Virgin Actress, Halima Abubakar

In a swift reaction to the mounting criticism that trailed her online ‘revelation’ penultimate week that she was looking forward to losing her ‘virginity’ and having kids, sultry Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar, has lashed out at what she calls the negative stereotype of women in the make-believe industry.

In a chat with Sunday Scoop, Abubakar was unapologetic about her hugely controversial claim of being ‘a virgin’ and took a swipe at doubting Thomases.

How I Saved My Marriage – Yoruba Actress Mide Martins Reveals

Actress Mide Martins who got into a social media drama over issues in her marriage months back had an interesting chat with Punch on her the saga, her career and more. Enjoy:

Dangote To Invest N500bn In Two Lagos Gas Pipeline Projects

Alhaji Aliko Dangote 

Africa’s richest man and owner of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has said that ongoing $17 billion Gas pipeline, fertiliser, petrochemicals and refineries project at the Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ), Lagos, would provide unhindered availability of petrol in the country. He pointed out the the Gas pipeline when completed would also generate power for the country.

My Heart Bleeds Over Nigeria’s Situation – Ekweremadu

Chief Ike Ekweremadu addressing newsmen 

Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, on Sunday expressed concern over the divisive tendencies of the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration.

The Senator spoke in Enugu during a solidarity visit to him by members of the Enugu State Economic Advisory Council.

Kogi Jailbreak: Six Escaped Prisoners Rearrested

The Controller-General of Prisons, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has announced that six out of the 13 prisoners that escaped from the Koton-Karfe prison in Kogi State have been rearrested.

Ahmed noted that the six pre-trial detainees were recaptured with the assistance of other security agencies and local vigilante groups. He said they had been returned to the prison.

GOOD NEWS! Price Of Tomato Crashes From N25,000 To Just N800 Per Basket

The price of Tomatoes has reduced drastically after a prolonged scarcity due to tomato ebola. Sources say the price is so low in some farms at the moment that one could buy a basket for less than N1,000.

One down, many more to go. #Naijagobetteragain

PDP Crisis:- Party Youths Ask GEJ To End Party Crisis

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youth group known as PDP National Youth Frontiers (PDPNYF), has called on ex-President Goodluck Jonathan to intervene in the current leadership crisis rocking the party.

The caretaker committee led by Ahmed Makarfi and the embattled chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff have not been able to make a compromise for the sake of the party, despite holding peace talks.

Nigerian Policemen Are Armed Robbers – Girl Makes Shocking Allegation (Photos)

A strong allegation has been levied against men of the Nigeria Police Force about stealing money from a driver whom they reportedly stopped along Enugu-Port-Harcout highway.

A female passenger who was among those in the bus when this happened shared the sad story of what she labelled as an “ARMED ROBBERY”.

This was shared by Precious Eze on Thursday, July 28th.

List of 10 Popular Churches in Nigeria and Their Founders

Enoch Adeboye is the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God 

Religion is said to be beliefs people have in God or deities. In the world, Nigerian churches are force to reckon on religious matters.

Churches in Nigeria and their founders have, through deliverance services, evangelism, sermons, out reaches and crusades, brought liberations and solutions to many across the world. This some have adjudged to have aided the Nigerian economy.

Newsmath examines some churches in Nigeria and their founders. These are list of some churches and their Founders. It also contains the year of establishment, founder and the current general Overseer.

Cost Cutting: President Buhari Bans Conference Bags, T-shirts, Souvenirs at FG Workshops, Seminars

President Buhari 

In continuation of the on-going cost-cutting and efficiency drive in the utilization of public funds by President Muhammadu Buhari administration, the Federal Government has banned the procurement and distribution of conference bags, T-shirts and other souvenirs at events and activities such as Conferences, Workshops and Seminars organised and funded by Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

Tears & Sorrow as Gunmen Kill Lebanese Man Who Has Spent 30-years Teaching Maths in Sokoto

Illustrative photo 

The spokesman of the Sokoto state police command, El-Mustapha Sani, has disclosed that Moin Amsuri, a Lebanese who spent 30 years of his life teaching mathematics in different schools in Sokoto state, has been murdered by unknown gunmen on Thursday.

Wow! See Pictures of Mosque Built by Igbo Muslims in Owerri

Igbo Muslims in Owerri, Imo State 

Some Igbo men who are adherents of Islam have built a befitting Central Mosque, located around Onitsha road in Owerri, Imo state.

Here are pictures of the mosque as released by the group on their Facebook wall.

Four Pretty Nigerian Sisters Who are All Medical Doctors Marries on the Same Day (Photos)

The four sisters who are all doctors 

Reports making rounds online and social reveals that the four beautiful daughters of one Alhaji Bade, who are all medical doctors - Hauwa, Hajir, Fatima, and Sadiya - got married on the same day in Jigawa state.

The identities of the pretty sister's husbands were unknown as at the time of filing this report.

See more photos below;

Sacked Reps Appropriation Chair, Jibrin, Releases Photos of Dogara's 'Guest Houses' in Abuja

According to an exclusive report by Premium Times, the sacked former chairman of the Federal House of Representative Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Sunday, released what he said were pictures of one of Speaker Yakubu Dogara’s guest houses, as the budget padding scandal rocking Nigeria’s House of Representatives worsens.

Amazing! Over 100 Muslims Attend Catholic Church to Worship with Christians (Photo)

L-R: Iman Sami Salem and Imam Mohammed ben Mohammed stand during a mass in the church Santa Maria in trastevere in Rome on July 31, 2016. (Photo: TIZIANA FABI / AFP) 

It was a sight to behold as Muslims attended Catholic mass in churches around France on Sunday to show solidarity and sorrow after the brutal jihadist murder of a priest.

AFP reports that more than 100 Muslims were among the 2,000 faithful who packed the 11th-century Gothic cathedral of Rouen near the Normandy town where two jihadi teenagers slit the throat of 85-year-old Father Jacques Hamel.

Nigerian Military Prepares for Final Showdown Against Dreaded Niger Delta Militants

It is going to be full-scale war against Niger Delta Militants as the Nigerian Army readies itself for a final showdown to stop the bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta region.

The Minister of Defence, Dan-Ali (retd), had stated the position of the Federal Government over the weekend in an interview after a closed door meeting in Yenegoa with Commander of Operation Delta State (ODS), Rear Admiral Joseph Okojie, operational officers and explained that despite the ongoing talks with militants to address their grievances, the use of force was not ruled out to end the criminality being perpetrated by some of the groups.

Pastor Tunde Bakare's Latter Rain Assembly Church Hosts 'Muslim' Gov. El-Rufai in Lagos (Photo)

Prophetic-Apostolic pastor, Tunde Bakare, who is a one-time Nigerian vice presidential candidate, today in Lagos, played host to Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, the incumbent Governor of Kaduna State at the Latter Rain Assembly Church.

The popular Lagos church's took to their Twitter page to announce the presence of the former FCT minister with the above photo and caption, "@LRAGlobal plays host to Gov. @elrufai and the Church prayed for Nigeria's greatness #NigeriaWillFlourishAgain #lra"

Nollywood Actor Kanayo O. Kanayo's daughter Valerie graduates from college (See Photos)

Kanayo O. Kanayo pictured in white with his beautiful daughter at her graduation 

Nollywood actor Kanayo Onyekwere, popularly known as Kanayo O. Kanayo, is celebrating his daughter Uloaku Valerie's graduation from Rainbow College - a secondary school in Nigeria.

He shared some photos via one of his social media accounts and his caption read, "My daughter, Valerie's graduation from college! Proud dad! 

See more photos below...

Dear Girls, a Contaminated/Polluted Destiny Attracts Filth and Evil Men!

Do you know that much as likes attract and birds of same feather flock together, like destinies also magnetise each other in the spirit realm? This interesting article directed at Nigerian ladies is a must read.

My darling, precious, glorious, dignified, world-famous and heavenly celebrated Nigerian sisters, Do you know that much as likes attract and birds of same feather flock together, like destinies also magnetise each other in the spirit realm? Perhaps, your pastor hasn’t told you that or doesn’t even know. This is a very serious matter.

Dora Akunyili's Husband Discovers 110 More Awards Packed Inside Her Box (See Photos)

Former Nigerian minister of information and communication, and one time NAFDAC Director General, Late Dr Dora Nkem Akunyili 

It was a big surprise for the family of the former Nigerian minister of information and communication, and one time NAFDAC Director General, Late Dr Dora Nkem Akunyili as her husband discovered over 100 more awards in her name.

I'm Not Stepping Down for Anybody - Dokpesi Declares as Bode George Battles Him for PDP Chairman

Chief Raymond Dokpesi 

While reacting to reports that he has withdrawn his ambition in the interest of Olabode George, former vice-chairman of the PDP in the south-west, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, said that he will not step down for anyone in the race for the national chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Road Ends for Fake Pastor Who Used False Prophecy to Lure & Rob Victims in Owerri, Imo State

A 45-year-old pastor-in-charge of Watered Ground Ministry, Delight Arinze Okorie, who claimed to have been in pastoral ministry for 10 years and was on the run for sometime now, have been finally arrested and is cooling his heels in the custody of the Imo State Police Com­mand, Owerri.

“I have been in pastoral ministry for over 10 years. When some of my members or the friends they bring, come to tell me about their problems, I always give them fake prophecies. If I discover that they have mon­ey, I use the opportunity to rob them by setting them up with the fake prophecies,” he told a Sunday Sun reporter in Owerri.

Tragedy in Lagos as Son of Ex-Bank CEO Allegedly Shoots Himself Dead...See Shocking Details

Illustrative photo 

According to an exclusive report on New Telegraph, Olisa Nwakoby, a manager at a second generation bank, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Plc, on Friday evening, shot himself dead in the presence of his Priest at the Lekki area of Lagos Island, Lagos State.

Customs Destroy Imported Frozen Poultry Worth N220m In Edo

The Nigeria Customs Service in Edo State on Saturday destroyed imported frozen poultry product worth over N220m.

Officials of the Federal Operation Unit Zone C intercepted the truck carrying the contraband product was intercepted along the Benin-Ore-Lagos expressway.

Unicef To Resume Aid In Northern Nigeria Despite Boko Haram Attack

In a turn of events, The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) have pledged to continue to provide assistance to millions of conflict-affected children in northeast Nigeria, despite Thursday’s attack on convoy that left two aid workers with various forms of injuries.

Diamond Bank Official Tells EFCC How He Moved N1.2bn To Obanikoro

Obanikoro 

An official of Diamond Bank, Damola Otuyalo, has told officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission that he personally handed over N1.2bn to a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, and his son, Gbolahan.

Ijaw Leaders Warn Militants Not To Declare A Republic Of N-delta

The leaders of Thoughts of Ijaw ethnic nationality in the Niger Delta region at a meeting in Warri, Delta State, hosted by Ijaw national leader, Chief Edwin Clark over the weekend, warned Ijaw militants against their vow to declare a Republic of Niger-Delta.

Blac Chyna shows off her growing baby bump (Photos)

Blac Chyna was pictured yesterday showing off her growing baby bump. She attended Kris Jenner's mother's birthday party last week but her fiancé, Rob Kardashian was missing at the party and he still has his IG account empty of her photos. She seems to be doing well.

More photos after the cut...

Basketmouth Meets Dangote At A Shopping Mall (Photo)

Comedian Bright Okpocha popularly known as Basketmouth bumped into Africa’s richest man and president of Dangote group -Aliko Dangote at Lennox shopping mall and below is what he had to say after they meet.

Young Nigerian Artistes Now Sing Foolishness, Nothingness – Ras Kimono

Ras Kimono 

The veteran musician is mad at young Nigerian artistes making waves at the moment.

In a chat with Vanguard, he said:

“None of the new crop of artistes now are doing real reggae. They are afraid to sing reality. They’re all about bum-bum and such unnecessary things. They’re all singing about foolishness and nothingness. Look at what is happening in the country today; the president is also doubling as the Minister for Petroleum, and nobody is talking about it. I’m angry about it because none of them is saying anything about it”.

Kenyan socialite Vera Sidika flaunts her clevage in new selfie

Vera Sidika 

As shared on her page...Stunning lady

Cute photos of Ciara, her husband Russell Wilson and baby Future

Ciara and her son, baby Future were at her husband NFL player, Russell Wilson's training ground yesterday with baby Future trying on a helmet and the beautiful couple lifting him up in the air.

Beautiful family...

Another photo after the cut...

Shocking! Niger Delta Avengers Unveil Currency (Photo)

A new twist has emerged to the agitations in the Niger Delta as the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) militants unveiled the currency they intend to use in their new country when they break away from Nigeria.

Some Ministers In Buhari’s Cabinet Are Experiencing Accommodation Challenges They Are Squatting In Abuja – Rotimi Amaechi Reveals

Rotimi Amaechi 

The minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has revealed that some ministers in President Buhari’s cabinet are experiencing accommodation challenges. Amaechi said some of his colleagues are squatting, adding that they understand what Nigerians are going through.

Army Relocates Special Forces Training School To Former Boko Haram Stronghold

The Nigerian Army has moved its Special Forces Training School to Buni Yadi, a town once controlled by Boko Haram in Yobe State.

Created at the peak of the Boko Haram insurgency, the Special Forces is considered one Nigerian Army’s most effective fighting unit.

EFCC Arraigns 3 For N25m Local Government Fraud In Ebonyi State

The Suspects 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, arraigned the former Coordinator of Afikpo South Local Government Development Center of Ebonyi state, Hon. Ugwuocha Okoroafor, before Justice E.A. Ngene of the State High Court, Afikpo, Ebonyi State.

Saturday, 30 July 2016

Why Justin Bieber Turned Down $5 Million 45 minute Gig

According to TMZ, the Canadian pop star, Justin Bieber turned down a $5 million offer to perform in Cleveland during the Republican National Convention on the advice of NBA superstar LeBron James and his manager Scooter Braun, a staunch supporter of Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Troops Ambush Fleeing Boko Haram Insurgents, Kill Two

The Nigerian Army says troops on blocking position in Pulka yesterday, ambushed and killed two fleeing Boko Haram militants.

A statement from army spokesman, Sani Usman said: “It is equally believed one of the terrorists escaped with gunshot wounds”.

13 Inmates Escape In Kogi Prison Break

Reports reaching Ogbeta.org is that thirteen inmates have escaped in a prison break that occurred at the Koton Karfe Medium Security Prison in Kogi State.

Pep Guardiola to sign these two world class players for £92m!

Pep Guardiola has confirmed the double pursuit of Leroy Sane (Schalke) and John Stones (Everton), with ​reports claiming that Manchester City will pay £92m for the pair.

Guardiola spoke to reporters on Thursday following Manchester City’s penalty shoot-out victory over Borussia Dortmund in the International Champions Cup in China.

Shocking! Former NFL player Antonio Armstrong and wife shot dead by their 16-year-old son (Photos)

Late Mr and Mrs Armstrong killed by their own son 

In what can be referred to as a shocking and sad story, the teenage son of former NFL player and Miami Dolphins linebacker has been charged with murdering his parents at their home in Houston, Texas.

The 16-year-old was charged as a juvenile andis being questioned by investigators in connection with the deaths of Antonio and Dawn Armstrong, NBC reports.

Heartbreaking Story of 4-year-old Boy Who Looks Like an Old Pensioner Due to Rare Condition (Photos)

Bayezid Hossain

This is the touching story of a four-year-old boy who looks like an 80-year-old pensioner due to an incredibly rare condition.

In a report published by Dailymail, Bayezid Hossain, from outside Magura, southern Bangladesh, suffers a swollen face, hollow eyes, sagging skin, aching joints, difficulties passing urine and already has weak and broken teeth.

So Shameful! Pastor's Wife 'Goes Mad' Destroying Properties After Accusing Husband of Cheating (Photo)

Ruth Nyaga went on rampage destroying her husband's property 

It was drama in Ukunda, Kwale County of Kenya after a pastor's wife went on rampage destroying properties at the husband's cafe after accusing him of cheating with another woman.

According to CitizensTv, Ruth Nyaga said her husband, a pastor, has abdicated his responsibilities, adding that she is now demanding that her husband of 20 years does the honourable thing and introduces his lover formally if he has intentions of marrying her. She alleged that her husband now use the proceeds from the café for the upkeep of the woman and has even built her the business.

Scientists Explain Why Men Get 'Morning Wood' and Feel So Horny in the Morning

It’s an amusing, albeit often highly inconvenient, phenomenon that half of the world’s population has to deal with on a regular basis. So what's the science story behind that morning glory? Let’s find out.

Morning glories, or nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) as they are correctly called, are spontaneous erections that occur during sleep or while waking up. All blokes without erectile dysfunction are graced with them and they normally occur around three to five times during sleep.

Listen Ladies, If Your Man Does These 7 Things in a Relationship, Run for Your Life

If you are in a relationship, this is the time for you to wake up and read these relationship behaviours. If your man is guilty of these, you need to rethink immediately before it is too late.

OMG! Wicked UNIBEN Lawyer Reportedly Cuts Off Wife’s Ear With Pliers (See Graphic Pics)

A man allegedly beat his wife to stupor then used pliers to cut off part of her ear. According to OAP Kemisola Adeyemi who shared the photos online, the woman, pictured has been suffering spousal abuse for a long time.

At a point her husband, who is reportedly a UNIBEN lawyer beat her just shortly after she had her baby through Ceaserian operation and she has to be rushed back to the hospital. Now she wants a divorce and even the lawyers are afraid to defend her because of the threats her husband has been making towards them.

I don’t understand why people remain in abusive marriages. Lord knows I can’t.

Read the full story below:

Navy Blocks All Escape Route Of Pipeline Vandals In Lagos

The Nigerian Navy on Friday said it had successfully blocked all escape routes of the pipeline vandals in the Arepo, Ikorodu areas of Lagos.

The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Fergusson Bobai said this at a news conference held at the Command’s Headquarters in Apapa, Lagos.