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Saturday, 30 September 2017

Final pictures show frail Hugh Hefner before his death

Hugh Hefner cut a tired and frail figure, in the last photographs taken of him before his death. Moving with the help of a walker and dressed in a pair of blue pyjamas, the Playboy founder looked a far cry from his party boy reputation, as he was supported by a carer.

The pictures, taken in January, show the star suffering from the back infection he'd been diagnosed with two years prior.

From One Leader to Another: President Buhari Congratulates Gov. Okorocha as He Turns 55

President Muhammadu Buhari and Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on his 55th birthday, and also lauded his efforts in promoting peaceful co-existence among various ethnic and religious groups across the country.

The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said Buhari’s congratulatory message was contained in a letter he personally signed, earlier in the week.

NAFDAC Announces New Director General

Dr Abubakar Jimoh, the Spokesperson of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says Mr Ademola Magbojuri has taken over from Mrs Yetunde Oni as Acting Director-General (DG).

Jimoh disclosed this while reacting to the conflicting reports in the media over the retirement of Oni in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja.

SPORTS: Neymar Scores Penalty For PSG After Cavani Spat

Neymar scored twice, including a first-half penalty, and created another goal as Paris Saint-Germain hammered previously unbeaten Bordeaux 6-2 in Ligue 1 on Saturday.

The Brazilian curled in a brilliant 30-yard free-kick after just five minutes at the Parc des Princes before sliding in Edinson Cavani to double the lead seven minutes later.

Thomas Meunier’s excellent side-footed finish made it 3-0 to PSG on 21 minutes, but Bordeaux hit back on the half hour as Younousse Sankhare applied the final touch to a slick team move.

31-year-old Man Trying to Separate a Fight Beaten to Death in Ogun State (Photo)

Yinka Adewoyin was allegedly beaten to death while trying to separate a fight 

A 31-year-old man, Yinka Adewoyin, has been beaten to death while trying to make peace between two men during a scuffle.

The Nation reported that the sad incident took place penultimate Thursday at sunrise in the Agosi area of Ifo in Ogun state.

SPORTS: Kevin De Bruyne Goal Shocks Stamford Bridge As Manchester City Beat Chelsea 1-0

Manchester City lead Manchester United on goal difference at the top of the Premier League after Kevin De Bruyne superbly saw off Chelsea.

Kevin De Bruyne scored the only goal in sublime fashion as Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League with a deserved 1-0 win over champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Cocoice releases beautiful new photos as she turns a year older

2017 BBNaija contestant Cocoice is a year older today. The rapper shared some stunning photos of herself to celebrate her day.

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Kylie Jenner's New Look That Has People Really Believing She Is Pregnant

With news of Kylie Jenner being 5months pregnant, people have been waiting to see some sort of sign that will indicate that the reality TV star is trully pregnant.

Debuting her latest lip kit alongside bff Jordyn Woods, Kylie spotted a much fuller lip which may be a sign of pregnancy.

Recall Beyonce also sported fuller lips when she was pregnant with the twin, lips which attributed to her state as at that time.

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Premier League Result: Manchester United 4-0 Crystal Palace

Manchester United put in a dominant performance to beat a terrible Crystal Palace, who have lost all seven Premier League games this season without scoring.

Unbeaten United led within three minutes when Marcus Rashford’s excellent work on the left wing ended with a cut-back to Juan Mata, who steered home from 10 yards out.

See the Four Yahoo-Boys Arrested by EFCC in Ibadan (Photos)

One of the allegedly internet fraudsters arrested in Ibadan 

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic Crimes Commission, EFCC Friday 29 September 2017, arraigned four suspected Internet fraudsters; Omosehin Sina, Oladimeji Oladayo, Olowosagba Olamilekan Samson and Afilaka Oluwole Michael before Justice Ayo Emmanuel of the Federal High Court Ibadan, Oyo State on separate charges bordering on possession of documents containing false pretense.

While Omolehin and Oladimeji were arraigned on a six-count charge, Olowosagba and Afilaka were docked for four and three- counts respectively. They pleaded not guilty to all the charges.

SPORTS: Harry Kane Scores Twice As Tottenham Beat Huddersfield Town 4- 0 In The Premier League

Harry Kane bettered his own record for goals scored in a calendar month as his double strike helped Tottenham to a comfortable win at Huddersfield.

The England forward has now scored 13 goals for club and country in September. Kieran Trippier provided the assists for both strikes, which came either side of a Ben Davies effort in a frantic 15-minute spell in the first half.

Comedian, Seyilaw Buys a Billboard to Celebrate Daughter's Birthday in Lagos (Photos)

Seyilaw's daughter, Tiwa 

Popular Nigerian comedian, Seyi Law, has taken the idea of celebrating the birthday of a child to a whole new level after he bought a big billboard in the commercial city of Lagos to celebrate his daughter, Tiwaloluwa’s first birthday in a grand style.

The comic actor who celebrated his beautiful baby girl’s birthday with lots of gorgeous photos he showed off on social media, bought a big billboard advert that was placed along Marina, CMS road for the whole of Lagos to see.

Wizkid Delivers Wonderful Performance in Front of Thousands of His Fans in London (Photos)

Wizkid at the London concert Wizkidayo wowed his fans in London Friday night, performing in front of a capacity audience at Royal Albert Hall.

From reviews of the concert, which also featured another star artiste Wande Coal, the Nigerian international act, appeared to have satisfied the fans, with his A-Performance, in which he sang hits after hits of his music that has brought him world fame.

“One name @wizkidayo … EPIC !!! Last night was a movie ,thank you for a great show”, tweeted a British actor, Duayne Boa‏ @DuayneBoa. Yesterday was Amazingggg ! @wizkidayo has Too Many Hits ! Too Many Classics !! Only 1 Starboy ” said Oyinlola @lolaMXO.

Popular U.S Singer, Mario Winans Arrested and Sent to Jail (Photo)

Mario Winans' mugshot (Photo: Bossip) 

American Singer and songwriter, Mario Winans has been arrested and jailed for not paying child support for his 12-year-old son, reports Bossip.

The former Bad Boy Records artist was arrested at his home in Fort Lee, N.J., on Wednesday (Sept. 27).

Authorities from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department raided Winans home and arrested him without incident.

Billionare Kidnapper, Evans Returns to God, Asks For Holy Bible In Kirikiri Prison

Chukwudubem George Onwuamadike aka Evans 

Notorious Nigerian kidnapper, Chukwudubem George Onwuamadike aka Evans shocked Pentecostal Church members who were on a routine visit at the Kirikiri prisons in Lagos, by requesting for the holy bible.

According to Vanguard, the incident happened on a Sunday, just few weeks after Evans was remanded. It was gathered that the church members had demanded to pray for the notorious kidnap suspect. However, prison officials reluctantly agreed to their request and later brought the suspect to them.

Trigger-happy Police Officer Allegedly Kills Sachet Water Seller For Not Observing Environmental Sanitation in Rivers (Photos)

The teenage boy shot dead by the trigger-happy policeman

A young pure water seller has reportedly been shot dead by a trigger-happy policeman in Okporo road, Rivers state. It was gathered that the police officer shot the boy dead for not observing the enviromental sanitation.

Writing about the sad news on Facebook, Ann Amaka said: "Happened now live in Okporo Road,1st Artillery..POLICEMAN SHOOTS TO KILL A PUREWATER RETAILER ALL IN THE NAME OF "HE DIDNT OBSERVE SANITATION".. I just tire for this country. 

Die-Hard Chelsea Fan Stabbed to Death In Ghana During Champions League Match (Photo)

Deco was stabbed to death during a fight 

A Chelsea fan by name Deco was stabbed and killed by three men during Wednesday night’s UEFA Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid in Akweteman Zongo – a suburb of Accra in Ghana.

An eyewitness at the scene who spoke to Accra-based Asempa FM narrated that an argument ensued over the performance of Chelsea defender David Luiz which led to a fight. It was in the process that Deco was stabbed to death with a knife.

Stanbic IBTC Staff Dressed In Cultural Attires Ahead Of Independence Day (Photos)

The members of staff of Stanbic IBTC Bank 

Ahead of 1st October, staff of Stanbic IBTC Bank have gone online to advocate love and unity with a video to buttress their point. The members of staff dressed to represent the ethnic colouration of the country danced around the bank premises joyfully and struck poses for memorable pictures.

The government has declared the 2nd of October, 2017 a public holiday to give people an opportunity to mark the special day with their families and loved ones.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Shows Off His Bugatti Chiron (Pictures+Video)

Cristiano Ronaldo and friend 

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been busy showing off the latest addition of his glittering car collection.

The Portugal star shared a video of himself taking his son for a spin in a new Bugatti Chiron.

Ronaldo is rightly in a celebratory mood after his side's impressive 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.

Seyi Law celebrates daughter's Ist birthday with beautiful photoshoot

Seyi Law's daughter Tiwaloluwa Oluwademiladeola Chidera Aviella turned one today and the proud dad shared adorable photos of the toddler.

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Treat All Nigerians Equally to Ensure Unity - US Ambassador Advises President Buhari

US Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington 

While speaking in Benin City, the Edo State capital when he was hosted by Governor Godwin Obaseki at a dinner, the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to treat Nigerians as equals irrespective of their ethnic background so as to ensure peace and unity of the nation.

Donald Trump's children have cost US taxpayer's $300,000 in ski trips

Donald Trump's children have cost US taxpayers $300,000 in ski trips - before the winter season even starts.

The annual Aspen ski vacation taken in March by President Trump's children, Ivanka and Eric Trump, and their families, including son-in-law Jared Kushner, left taxpayers on the hook for security costs of at least $330,000.

T Boss and her curvy friend flaunt hot bikini bods

Big Brother Naija 2017 housemate, T Boss showed off her bikini body as she posed with her equally sexy friend by the beach.

Buhari is Intimidating My Aides Because He is Afraid I'll Defeat Him in 2019 - Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose 

The Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said the imminent defeat of President Muhammadu Buhari in a free and fair election in 2019 is the major reason the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government is harassing and intimidating his aides and associates.

According to Sun News, Fayose said the blunt truth he told Nigerians during his declaration of interest that Buhari and the APC had nothing good to offer Nigeria has pierced the conscience of APC leaders and given them wounded heart.

The Governor swore that he will not be intimidated.into abandoning a divine project of rescuing the country from maladministration.

Beyonce flaunts curves for date night with Jay Z

Beyonce looked chic as she stepped out on Friday for a date night with husband Jay-Z in New York City.

The new mum of three put her legs on display in a wide neck grey dress, paired with transparent heels.

Provide Nnamdi Kanu's Status and Whereabouts - UK Gov't Tells FG

IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu 

The British government has asked the Federal Government to provide status of the Indigenous People of Biafra leader, Nnamdi Kanu who is a British national whether he is alive or dead.

According to Punch, the Press Officer, UK high commission in Nigeria, Joe Abuku, stated that the inquiry followed reports that Kanu had been missing since September 14, 2017 when armed soldiers stormed his residence in Abia State.

DJ Cuppy Shows Off Her Collection Of Mickey Mouse Teddies

DJ Cuppy shows off her collection of Mickey Mouse Teddies. It’s unbelievable she has it all over her bedroom. She showed it off on her snapchat page.

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Harrysong’s Label, Alterplate Reacts To Producer, Dr. Amir’s Suit

Alterplate has reacted to former Five Star Music producer, Dr. Amir’s law suit against singer, Harrysong.Alterplate has reacted to former Five Star Music producer, Dr. Amir’s law suit against singer, Harrysong.

The label tells the public to disregard the news claiming Dr Amir is only hungry for fame.

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2 pairs of cute identical twins spotted in Anambra

A graphics designer was so excited after meeting two pairs of identical twins in Anambra state that he instantly wrote a letter to his future wife stating how much he would want to be a father of twins.

Ike Lorenzo, graphics designer at Anambra Broadcasting Service, was so happy he asked to take pictures with the twins.

Read what he wrote on his Facebook page:

Lebanese expatriate, three others arraigned in court for theft

A 46-year-old Lebanese, Mr. Antoine Alromi was yesterday arraigned in a Magistrate Court in Abakaliki, for alleged fraud and stealing.

Those arraigned are Alromi, Offia Benjamin Amechi (25), Malachi Ogbodo (39) and Gregory Friday Ndukwu( 42) were said to have conspired stole and sold 1.5 KVA transformers valued at N7 million.

The Lebanese and the second accused person,Benjamin Offia, according to court records, allegedly stole the three transformers belonging to his company, Lana construction company limited in July this year. The other two suspects Messrs Malachi Ogbodo.

SPORTS: South Africa, Senegal To Replay World Cup Qualifier In November

The 2018 World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal will be replayed on either November 8 or November 9, the Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) said on Friday.

The FSF said FIFA had decided on the possible dates for the rearranged game, with the initial 2-1 South Africa victory on November 12, 2016, having been chalked off after the match was manipulated by referee Joseph Lamptey.

Friday, 29 September 2017

MI Abaga spotted with Jon Snow of Game of Thrones

Chocolate City Boss, MI Abaga, has taken to Instagram to showoff photo of himself and others posing with Game of Thrones star, Kit Harington while on ambassadorial duty for Martell Cognac.

Here are some photos of the rapper with Harington who played the lead role as Jon Snow in the famous HBO series;

Nigerian lesbian attempts suicide after Home Office tried to deport her

34-year-old Nigerian lesbian, Nneka Obazee, reportedly took an overdose of a pain medication after finding out she was to be deported to her Nigeria.

The lesbian asylum seeker was meant to be flown on a charter flight to her home country of Nigeria alongside her 19-year-old stepson on an 11pm charter flight on Wednesday.

However, her ovedosed pain medication which led to her hospitalization, has sparked outrage from the LGBTQ community.

Kcee’s wife, Ijeoma loses her dad

Five Star Music artist, Kcee’s wife, Ijeoma has lost her father. She shared the news a week ago on her Instagram page with a photo of herself and her dad.

She wrote; “I miss you daddy,continue to rest in perfect peace, Amen.”

NCC Vows to Curb Hate Speeches on Social Media

Engr. Umar Garba Danbatta 

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that it was working with the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) to curb hate speeches on social media.

Speaking in Calabar while opening a two day workshop on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Utilization and Sustainability for South-South zone on Wednesday, organized by the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF), the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Commission, Engr. Umar Garba Danbatta, said that the commission is working on something.

Timaya Accommodated Me When Banky W Kicked Me Out - Skales

Skales 

Following the outburst by Eedris Abdul Kareem calling Timaya an ingrate, singer Skales has waded into the matter.

The singer called Eedris a sad man looking for cheap attention. He asked who Eedris helped when he was making waves in Nigeria.

"Eedris Abdul Kareem is jst a sad man noting is workin for him now & his comin for everybody seeking attention...who u don help wen U reign."

So Sad! See the Young Lady Crushed to Death in Fatal Road Accident While Traveling For UNIZIK Post UTME (Photos)

The young woman identified as Chinonso died in a fatal road accident 

A young Nigerian lady identified as Chinonso from Mbano in Imo State and a resident of Abuja has died a terrible death in a tragic accident.

It was gathered that the young lady was on her way to Awka, Anambra State to sit for her Post UTME Examination at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka UNIZIK when she met her end on Sunday September 24th 2017.

Popular Model Drowns In a Swimming Pool While Holidaying After Visiting a Wealthy Man (Photos)

Liu Yoling died in a swimming pool 

A popular cosplayer followed by hundreds of thousands of fans died after drowning in a swimming pool while on holiday, according to reports by Chinese media.

The woman identified as Liu Yoling, 25, is a photographer and model beter known by the name “Jovie”. She wowed her army of supporters by dressing up as video game characters and medieval princesses.

Her death came after after visiting a “wealthy” man in Saipan, the largest Northern Mariana island in the Pacific, Chinese media reported.

Breaking News: National Electricity Grid Records Total Collapse

It has been revealed that Nigeria’s electricity grid has recorded a total system collapse. According to The Punch, the Transmission Company of Nigeria announced this on Friday.

However, it swiftly stated that restoration of the grid was at an advanced stage and explained that the total collapse was due to tripping of three generator units at Egbin power generation station.

The daily report on Nigeria’s power sector that was made available to our correspondent by the transmission company on Friday in Abuja stated that the grid collapsed totally on Thursday, September 28, 2017, after the country generated 3,515 megawatts of electricity the preceding day.

I Never Cheated on My Wife During Our Marriage - Chris Attoh Reveals

Chris Attoh and ex-wife Damilola Adegbite 

Ghanian actor, Chris Attoh has said that throughtout his 2-year-old marriage to actress, Damilola Adegbite, he never cheated on her. He revealed this during a Podcast interview with to Bola Ray on Starr Chat.

In the podcast, a female listener who recently got married asked Chris for advice and he said: "Marriage is a beautiful thing and more importantly, Marriage is serious business. It's a partnership, it's not a game of chess and if you look into your bible, you will find out that God said, a man who finds a wife finds a good thing.

It also says that man is better off on his own but if you do find a wife, you find a good thing. So it's an addition, you are an addition to that destiny.

Akon Gave Me a Fake Wrist Watch as Birthday Present - French Montana

French Montana 

In a recent interview with Funkmaster Flex, French Montana has revealed how he discovered that singer Akon gave him a fake watch as a birthday gift.

French who was once signed to Akon for a "six month thing" revealed other interesting details involving his association with Akon which he is very grateful for.

Flex wanted to get the record straight on a watch story, so he jumped right in and asked French to tell what really went down with the alleged fake watch gift.

Appeal Court Orders DSS to Produce Dasuki in Court

Former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Friday ordered the Department of State Service to produce the detained former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), before a Federal High Court in Abuja to enable him testify in defence of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh.

Mario Balotelli Names His Son "Lion" After Becoming a Father for the Second Time

Former Manchester City and Liverpool striker, Mario Baloteli has welcomed his first son and promptly named him Lion.

Mario who already has a four-year-old daughter, Pia, with ex Raffaella Fico was left excited by the news.

The Italy international, 27, can now dream of his son following his career footsteps after his new partner gave birth on Thursday.

According to Sun UK, the woman known only as Clelia is a Switzerland-based bank worker and part-time model. The footballer has kept his romance with the 26-year-old secret.

Breaking News: Commotion as Suicide Bomber Blows Up Himself Outside Mosque

File photo used only for illustrative purpose 

Police have revealed that a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Shiite mosque in Kabul on Friday.

According to Agence France Presse, AFP, the sad incident occurred as Muslims prepare to celebrate one of the holiest dates in the Islamic calendar.

“A suicide bomber who was grazing sheep has detonated himself outside” the mosque, General Salim Almas, criminal investigative director of Kabul city, told AFP. Almas did not have any information about casualties.

SPORTS: England Star, Dele Alli Banned by FIFA

Dele Alli

England midfielder Dele Alli has been banned for one international match for his gesture against Slovakia earlier this month, FIFA has announced.

Gareth Southgate will have to contend with Slovenia in next week's World Cup qualifier without his star playmaker after football's governing body deemed the middle-finger gesture worthy of the ban.

The England boss had provisionally included the Tottenham star in his squad for the upcoming qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania, but admitted he ran the risk of looking silly should a ban be imposed.

Shocking! Big Python Trying to Swallow a Dog Killed (Photos)

The python and the dog 

The location of this incident in Nigeria is yet to be ascertain but the gory pictures have attracted serious audience online.

According to a social media, the python attempted to swallow up a local dog breed before it was rescued by locals.

The dog was confirmed dead while the dangerous python was killed with plans to transfer it into the cooking pot for the needful.

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Halle Berry and her man Alex Da Kid look smitten at music awards gala

Halle Berry, 51, looked loved-up on Thursday night, when she stepped out with her new 35-year-old beau at the Songs of Hope XIII awards gala, held at his KIDinaKORNER Kampus in Sherman Oaks, California.

As the couple posed for snapshots during the event, they looked visibly smitten.

Azuka Ogujiuba Releases 'Damning' Evidence to Show Tonto Dikeh Lied Against Ex-Husband, Churchill (Photos+Video)

Olakunle Churchill and Tonto Dikeh

Nigerian journalist, Azuka Ogujiuba who was attacked yesterday by actress Tonto Dikeh for alleging that the actress lied against her estranged husband, Olakunle Churhill has made good her promise by releasing damning evidence to show that Tonto actually lied against her ex-husband.

It would be recalled that yesterday, Tonto Dikeh cursed Azuka Ogujiuba on Instagram, accusing her of collecting money from Churchill to lie against her. However, it is now obvious Tonto has been the one lying from the onset as revealed in the latest evidence released by Azuka.

Nigerian Couple Who Have Been Married for 59 Years Show Off Their Dance Moves (Video)

The oldies on the dance floor

An elderly couple were seen on camera rocking to Mavin record label's singer - Iyanya's banging tune. According to a social media user, the duo living abroad have been married for 59 good years.

They were full of life as they swayed to the 'Up to Something' song which featured ace producer, Don Jazzy and Dr. Sid.

Meet the Pepper Seller Who Emerged as Best Graduating Student at Redeemers University (Photo)

Bejide Ifeoluwa graduated with a first class from Redeemers University 

Hunger pushes several people over the edge. Some steal, others kill many destroy but Ifeoluwa's hunger for success drove her along the long, dusty and narrow path to greatness.

"I, Bejide Ifeoluwa, the girl who sold plantain chips, who sold pepper and tomatoes, who sold fish, who swept the classrooms is now a graduate!"