Ogbeta.org: January 2017

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Who Will Go Home in #BBNaija This Week? Miyonse, Efe and Soma Face Eviction

L-R Miyonse, Efe and Soma: due for eviction 

Miyonse, Efe and Soma have been nominated for eviction on Sunday from the on-going Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality show.

The housemate with the least votes from viewers and fans will be evicted from the house.

M.I Blasts Journalist for Writing 'Offensive Article' About 2face's Planned Nationwide Strike

Rapper, M.I Abaga 

Nigerian hip-hop artist Jude Abaga, popularly known as M.I has lashed out at one of the editors at Pulse, a Nigerian news site, for his disrespectful article against legendary Nigerian singer, 2face Idibia popularly known as 2baba for adding his voice to the planned protest in February against the government.

M.I who is the Chief Executive Officer of Chocolate City called out editor of ‘gist’ Ayomide Tayo over his antagonistic article which refered to 2baba as a 'false prophet'.

Wow! See Photos of Massive Flood in Ikeja, Lagos After Heavy Downpour

Lagos State witnessed yet another heavy downpour on Tuesday, as some areas in the city were pictured covered in flood.

According to photos released by Punch newspaper, Obafemi Awolowo way in the Ikeja area of the state capital, was seen flooded after the downpour earlier on Tuesday.

See more photos below:

Reps to Increase Fuel Price by N5 for Roads Development

Nigerians may pay additional N5 on petroleum price if the current National Roads Fund bill before the House of Representatives is passed into law, according to the DailyTrust.

The N5 increase is part of recommendations of a technical committee set up by the House Committee on Works, chaired by Rep Toby Okechukwu (PDP, Enugu).

Public Disgrace: UNN Student Caught Robbing Other Students Paraded by Police (Pictures+Video)

The armed robbery suspect, Agbaku Uchenna 

A suspected thief and cultist by the name, Uchenna Agbaku was arrested by officers of the Nigerian police in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka today, 31st of January, 2017.

Agbaku, who is Social Sciences student of the university with Reg. no 2015/199679, was arrested after he was caught robbing students in their hostels.

A locally made pistol was found in his possession.

Drama in The Gambia as ECOWAS Troops Recover Weapons from Jammeh's Home, Arrest Top Army General

File photograph 

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) force deployed in The Gambia to secure the nation’s presidential transition said it has recovered weapons from the home of ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, Leadership reports.

The forces also confirmed the arrest of a high-ranking Gambian general.

Leader of the military forces, Senegalese General, Francois Ndiaye, said the arms and ammunition were found at ex-president Yahya Jammeh’s private residence in his home village of Kanilai.

Presidency Reacts to Planned Nationwide Protest on February 5th (Watch Video)

Femi Adesina, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhamamdu Buhari on Radio 

Femi Adesina, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhamamdu Buhari, has said those planning to protest on the February 5th alongside singer, 2face Idibia and other celebrities are those who supported the last administration.

He made the statement during an interview with Lagos Talk 91.3fm.

"This is a country of about 180 million people. It is impossible for 180 million people to think the same way. Yoruba has a saying that is you all sleep and put your head in the same direction, then you are all foolish because you would be breathing in one another's mouth and lungs. Dont forget the last election and how it went. Somebody scored 12.5 million votes, another scored about 15 million votes.

"There are some people who are still in that election mode. They have not gotten out of it and till today, they are still living and 'rheumatisizing' about the past. What they don't know is that that past is gone and gone forever. Majority of those calling for the protest are still in election mode. Majority of them are people that have resolved not to see anything good in this administration simply because the man they wanted lost at the polls" he said.

Watch full video below:

President Buhari Speaks from London

President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung on the death of his wife, Mrs Briskila Dalung.

In a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by Nneka Anibeze, the Special Assistant, Media to the minister, said the president commiserated with Dalung through the telephone from London.

Shocking Revelation: Parents Cry Out as Homosexuals Rampantly Molest Children in Maiduguri

File photo 

Some residents of Maiduguri have decried the increasing cases of child abuses by unscrupulous homosexual persons. The residents said in Maiduguri on Tuesday that the trend was rampant in the recent times and if left unchecked, it would become a norm in the society.

A resident of 707 quarters in Maiduguri, Mr Bashir Shuwa, said that anal s*x was now taken a centre stage in the town. He said that homosexual persons were now taking the advantage of children vulnerability to force them into such acts.

Nationwide Protest: Organisers Release Timetable for the Planned February 5th Protest...See Details

According to reports, the organizers of the proposed National protest which is aimed at forcing the government to either perform or relinquish power has given more details of the protest slated to take place next month.

A message was sent out to social media last week calling for a National protest by a group, and ever since then, the support and acceptance has continued to grow which cut across all Nigerians, some famous celebrities such as 2face, Rugged Man, Davido, Wizkid, Kate Henshaw, Arewa Celebrities e.t.c have come openly to lend their voices to support the pro Nigeria protest.

Nigerian Police Issues Official Statement on Death of Rivers State Commissioner of Police

The Rivers State Commissioner of Police who was accused of teaming with Governor Wike against DSS has died as Nigerian Police releases statement over his demise.

JUST IN: Federal Road Safety (FRSC) Seeks Nationwide Ban on Commercial Motorcycles... See Details

Okada riders 

The Federal Road Safety Corps has recommended a nationwide ban on commercial motorcycles popularly known as ‘Okada’ to reduce road accidents.

The recommendation forms part of the October Road Traffic Crash Report 2016, submitted by the Corps Marshal, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

American Socialite, Amber Rose Breaks Internet with Her Humongous Bum on Display (Photos)

Amber Rose 

Busty beauty, Amber Rose flaunted her curves in all their glory as she hit the beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Tuesday, according to the DailyMail.

The body confident businesswoman, 33, showed off her impressive cleavage in a blue leaf-adorned bikini while topping up her tan on a sun-lounger. Amber's peroxide buzzcut was proudly on display as were her heavily tattooed arms as she sipped on a refreshing beverage.

You Are My Man, But Your Move Against 2face is Very Disappointing - Ruggedman Blasts Blackface

Ruggedman and Blackface 

The decision of Nigerian legendary singer, 2face to stage a protest against the government over the hardship in the country has brought him more foes than friends.

Following his decision, he was blasted by one Dr. Bunmi Awoyemi Divinewealth, an alleged Buhari apologist who called him illiterate and for daring to plan a protest against the President.

Things however took another bad turn as a fellow musician, Blackface has attacked 2face by reposting the controversial article by Divinewealth blasting 2face. This, many believe was a bad strategy considering the suffering in the land and the fact that 2face was trying to make the government hear the cries of the people.

Veteran musician, Michael Ugochukwu Stephens, popularly called Ruggedman has taken out time to school Blackface for ridiculing 2face and supporting a hate article against him.

Read below:

See Alluring Photos of the Daughter of Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu

Sylvia Ekweremadu 

Sylvia Ekweremadu is the cute daughter of Nigeria's Deputy Senate President of the 8th Assembly, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.

The single lady is not based in Nigeria but reports have it that she visits the country ocassionally.

There is a striking resemblance between herself and her politician father considering the shape of their faces although they share contrasting complexion.

Sylvia has kept a very low profile on Instagram to prevent the prying eyes of the general public from invading her privacy. In fact, her page remains hidden. She has made just 48 posts since she joined the platform with just 651 followers while she is following 605 people as at the time of making this report.

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Kidnapper Beaten and Stripped N*ked for Stealing Two Babies in Alapere Area of Lagos State (Photos)

The thief after he was beaten to a pulp (Photo:VivianGist) 

An angry mob attacked and brutally assaulted a kidnapper after he stole two babies at Lagos Alapere beside mile 12 market.

He was caught red-handed with the babies and beaten to a pulp. He was however saved by men of the Nigerian police who prevented him from being beaten to death.

See Graphic Photos of Suicide Bomber Blown Into Pieces While Trying to Attack Mosque in Maiduguri

The body of the boy was blown into different parts 

A suicide bomber identified as a boy of 10 years has lost his life after he tried to bomb a mosque in the early morning of Tuesday during prayers at Dalori quarters near an IDP camp in Maiduguri, Borno state.

BREAKING NEWS: Tragedy in Rivers State as Commissioner of Police Dies

According to multiple online reports, the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Francis Bolaji Odesanya, is dead.

SaharaReporters revealed that Odesanya was said to have died this morning at an India hospital after loosing battle with kidney failure.

Filthy Rich Saudi Prince Buys Air-Flight Tickets for 80 Hawks (Photo)

The 80 hawks enjoying the flight 

An unnamed Saudi Arabia prince hit the headlines across the world yesterday following an ostentatious act that has shocked people.

The super rich man from the royal family in Saudi Arabia expending whooping sums of money in buying air-flight tickets for 80 hawks.

How DSS Officials Treated Me - Apostle Johnson Suleman Talks on Visit to Abuja

Apostle Suleman 

Out-spoken preacher and the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleman, who on Monday, honoured the invitation extended to him by the Department of State Services (DSS) over a recent controversial statement, has given a hint on what happened during his chat with operatives of the security agency.

Emotional Tributes Pour In as Late Nigerian Minister of Education is Finally Laid to Rest (Photo)

The late minister laid to rest 

Tributes have continued to pour in for the late Nigerian Minister of State for Education, Saka Saadu, who died on January 23 at the age of 80.

A fidau prayer for the peaceful repose of his soul was held in Ilorin on Saturday, January 28.

Photos from the Massive Protest in Igando After Hausa Trader Killed Driver Over N30

Scene of the incident 

Serious commotion overtook the Igando area of Lagos State on Monday after a 40-year-old Hausa trader identified as Ibrahim Adamu, allegedly killed a bus driver, Lekan Adeleke at the Mojeed Sanni Street area.

The deceased had bought noodles worth N230 from the suspect’s son on Sunday around 10.30pm. He was reported to have paid N200 and promised to pay the balance of N30 the following day, which didn’t go down well with the suspect’s son.

The son allegedly reported to his father, Adamu, who became angry and attacked 30-year-old Adeleke with a spiked plank. The victim reportedly slumped and hit his head against the concrete edge of a gutter in the area.

Panic as Heavily Armed Robbers Attack Guaranty Trust Bank in Port Harcourt

File photo 

A suspected robbery gang on Monday stormed the Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) branch along Shell RA Bus Stop in Port Harcourt, Rivers, injuring some persons.

An eye witness who spoke in anonymity told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt that the robbery took place between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.

BREAKING NEWS: Two People Killed as Suicide Bomber Attacks Muslim Worshippers Opposite UNIMAID (Graphic Photos)

The body of the suicide bomber (Photos:NEMA) 

A suicide bomber killed himself and another person after he attacked a mosque in Dalori quarters outskirts of Maiduguri Borno State, according to the National Emergency Management Agency in the state.

The suicide bomber targeted a congregation of Muslim worshippers in Dalori area on the outskirts of Maiduguri at around 5:40am when he was stopped by a security guard as he tried to gain access into the mosque.

Falz Responds To Rumour That He Got Singer Simi Pregnant

Falz TheBahdguy’s hilarious response to someone asking him about the authenticity of the rumor that he got singer, Simi pregnant… See his response:

Miss France Makes History Wins Miss Universe 2017 Beauty Pageant

A dental student from Paris was crowned Miss Universe on Monday, becoming the second Frenchwoman to win the title in the pageant’s history and the first champion from Europe in more than a decade.

Iris Mittenaere beat 85 other hopefuls in the finale in the Philippines in the 65th edition of the three-hour show that focused on diversity and empowering women to overcome the struggles of life.

Female Robbers Caught In Rivers With Sophisticated Keys (Photos)

Two female professional criminals who identify themselves as Favour & Uchechi from Abia & Imo states, were caught along Rumuoke, off Ada-George Road, Port Harcourt with the help of the Capacity Chairman, National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Rivers state chapter, Amb Sukubo Saraigbe Sukubo and some NYCN members in a broad daylight with bundles of several sophisticated master keys.

They use the master keys to penetrate doors after the occupants must have gone out for work and daily livelihood…”

The ladies have been handed over to the Police.

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Governor Wike Shuts Down 16 Private School In Rivers State

Reports have it that Governor Wike has seized the licenses of private schools in Rivers State under controversial circumstances.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, on Friday reportedly withdrew the licences of 16 of the state’s most prestigious and top performing private schools for failing to attend a meeting he called for their proprietors.

‘Nigerian Schools Will Start Teaching Maths, Science In Local Dialect Soon’ – Minister

Plans are underway to ensure schools in the country teach mathematics and science subjects in indigenous languages according to the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu. The plan is meant to encourage the application of science and technology in the country, Onu said.

The minister stated this while addressing pupils of Ekulu Primary School in Enugu, the Enugu State capital.

Monday, 30 January 2017

Gorgeous Big Brother Naija Housemate, Gifty is Actually Married (See Photos)

Gifty 

Controversial Big Brother Naija housemate, Gift Powers aka Gifty is actually married to a Nollywood movie director by name, David Sorochukwu Akumah.

Gifty is from Anambra state and has been getting cozy with most of the guys in the house with many viewers not knowing that she is married.

American Senator Openly Cries as He Condemns Trump's Hostile Travel Ban... Trump Responds on Twitter (Video)

Chuck Schumer 

The US President, Donald Trump, has stirred controversy with his travel ban policies. Many people have called the travel ban a great gift to extremists. Many Americans including celebrities have decried the ban and called on the president to revoke it.

Now, a New York Senator, Chuck Schumer, who shed tears while making his speech, has demanded that President Trump reverses the immigration order and called the ban 'mean-spirited'.

Watch the video Below:

Canadian Prime Minister Ready to Welcome Immigrants Rejected by Trump

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has taken a stand on social media against the temporary US ban on refugees and immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Mr Trudeau underscored his government's commitment to bringing in "those fleeing persecution, terror & war".

The US Department of Homeland Security said the entry ban would also apply to dual nationals of the seven countries. However, Mr Trudeau's office says Canadian dual nationals are exempt.

Meet Big Brother Naija Housemate, Thin Tall Tony's Beautiful Wife and Kids (Photos)

Offiong Edet Anthony aka Thin Tall Tony 

Big Brother Nigeria housemate Thin Tall Tony is a married man with two kids and his wife is very pretty too.

Their lovely kids are, Ella and Mayson.

We're Ready to Die, Nobody Owns This Country - Pastor Chris Okafor Blows Hot Over Fulani Killings (Videos)

Pastor Chris Okafor 

Just as Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries appears before the Department of State Security on an invite over his controversial comments on Fulani herdsmen killings, the founder of Mountain of Liberation and Miracle Ministries, Dr. Chris Okafor has spoken out.

In some videos which emerged online and is currently making rounds on social media, the influential cleric and the General Overseer of Liberation City, while lamenting the spate of killings in Kaduna, said that “nobody owns this country” and that “keeping quiet does not mean we are powerless.”

Watch the video clip below;

Igbos Should Talk About Presidency After Buhari's 8years - Gov. Okorocha Talks on South-East Presidency

Gov. Okorocha 

While speaking after a closed doors meeting with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, the Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha, said efforts were ongoing to reposition the ruling All Progressives Congress in the South East.

Trouble in Paradise? APC Expels Its Leader...Find Out Why

APC leader, John Oyegun 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers has expelled Mr Benibo Anabraba, the Minority Leader in the state House of Assembly, over alleged anti-party activities.

This is contained in a copy of the expulsion letter signed by Chief Davies Ikanya, the APC Chairman in the state, and made available to journalists in Port Harcourt on Monday.

Too Horrific: See the Shocking Moment a Basketball Player's Eyeball Popped Out of Socket During a Game (Photos+Video)

Akil Mitchell's eyeball came out of its socket during an Australian NBL game. 

An American basketball player's eye popped out of its socket after he was poked in the face while going for a rebound during a game in New Zealand.

Akil Mitchell, a 24-year-old former University of Virginia forward, was playing for the New Zealand Breakers in a game against Cairns on Thursday when the accident happened. The game was stopped for 15 minutes while Mitchell was treated by medical officials, with his teammates left visibly upset by the incident.

A Story of S*x and Scam: Check Out the 'Lucrative' Offers of Lagos Sugar Mummies

Sugar Mummies (File photo used only for illustrative purpose) 

Along major streets, on pavements beside the roads, on pedestrian bridges, and on notices posted on buildings and walls around the metropolis, there is almost always a note asking you to call a particular number or visit a website should you need a “sugar mummy”.

Even though initial information gathered by Saturday Tribune identified Ebute Metta and Gbagada as the major hubs for the business, residents in those areas who were contacted last week said they were not aware.

You Must Go! - Nigerian Senators Insists on Babachir Lawal's Sack

SGF Babachir Lawal 

Nigerian Senators who are angry that President Muhammadu Buhari who last week exonorated the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), David Babachir Lawal, and refused to act on their recommendations that the SGF be sacked and possibly prosecuted, has spoken out insisting that the embattled SGF must be sacked.

Spokesman of the Senate, Abdullahi Sabi, Committee Chairman on Petroleum (Downstream), Senator Kabir Marafa and Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, who chairs the Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, in separate interviews with Daily Sun, said they will not backpedal on the issue.

TB Joshua Exposes Shrine Where Elderly 'Priests' Enslave and Sleep With Virgin Girls (Photos+Video)

Mary was freed from the bondage successfully 

A woman who was separated at birth from her family in a sadistic ritual to 'atone' for an abominable act committed by her ancestors, has been freed after many years of living in bondage.

The woman identified as Mary from Ghana grew up in the shrine of a fetish priest - naked, confused and abused. She was later taken to a man of God who gave her the freedom she has been looking for years.

Speaking at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) in Lagos, Nigeria, Mary narrated how her family gave her as a “virgin sacrifice” to Korle Shrine in order to “atone for the sin” of her great-great-grandfather which was said to be behind the curse of premature deaths occurring in the family.

3 Dead as Fire Outbreak Wrecks Havoc in Akwa Ibom (Graphic Photos)

Disturbed resident of the Ekpene Ukim community 

According to one Essien Inyang who shared the sad news on Facebook, there was an incident of fire outbreak in Ekpene Ukim in Akwa Ibom which threw resident of the locality into distress.

The inferno reportedly killed 3 persons and injured 1.

This damage didn't spare houses as properties worth millions of naira were burned into ashes.

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2face Disgraced on Social Media Ahead of Planned Protest Against Buhari

Innocent Idibia 

Nigerian professor, Akindele Adetoye has taken to his Facebook page to call out 2face over his planned protest against the President Muhammadu Buhari administration under which the economy has plunged into alarming crises.

The scholar regarded 2face as an illiterate that was freely impregnating ladies here and there thereby culminating into having 7 kids from three different women.

According to Mr. Adetoye, a man like 2face who has failed to govern his home as a man and father is not fit to protest against the current administration.

It would be recalled that prominent Nigerian celebrities like Burna Boy, Davido, Olamide and several other crowd-pulling personalities have pledged support to the unscheduled anti-government protest which is projected to take place nationwide.

See a screenshot of the Facebook message below:

Nigerian Mother Becomes the Only Black Woman in the World to Give Birth to Two White Babies (Photos)

Catherine Howarth and her lovely family 

A black mother who gave birth to a million-to-one, white, blue-eyed baby boy has stunned doctors by having a second white child, reports Dailymail.

The woman identified as 35-year-old Catherine Howarth, who is of Nigerian heritage, believed the rare recessive white gene that resulted in son Jonah, three, being completely white would not strike a second time.

Popular Singer, Simi is Two Months Pregnant? - Nollywood Actor Makes Revelations

Popular Nollywood actor, Uche Maduagwu, who is known for his controversial write-ups on happenings in the entertainment industry, is insinuating that singer, Simi is two months pregnant.

Below is what Nollywood actor and critique, Uche Maduagwu, posted on his Instagram page;

BREAKING NEWS: Naira Hits Historic Fall... See Current Value

These are the currency exchange rates for today, January 30, 2017, powered by Zenith Bank Plc. The naira has fallen to a staggering N500. This will further aggravate the inflationary trend in Nigeria.

See more details below:

See the Evil Mother Who Beat Her 4-year-old Son to Death with a Broomstick (Photo)

Zarah Coombs 

A murderous Brooklyn mom can’t remember any of the grim details from the night she allegedly beat her 4-year-old son to death, reports Daily News.

The woman identified as Zarah Coombs wept during jailhouse interview Saturday, claimed she blacked out — and didn’t learn of her boy Zamair’s death until hours later from police.

Petition To Prevent Trump UK State Visit Hits Over 959,000 Signatures

Donald Trump 

More than 959,000 British nationals have signed a petition to prevent President Donald Trump from making a state visit to the United Kingdom.

According to observations, more than 200 new petitiones are signing up the petition in a second.

Christians, Stay Away From the Planned Protests & Pray for Nigeria - Apostle Suleiman

Apostle Johnson Suleiman 

As against the earlier call by some concerned bodies for christians to come out enmasse for a protest march to the Abuja DSS office on Monday as Apostle Johnson Suleman honours its invitation, the servant of God through his ministry, Omega Fire Ministries Inc, has urged caution against any form of protest for the sake of peace.

See What a Mob Did Two Men Who Had Constantly Terrorized Community in Delta (Photos)

One of the nabbed thugs 

This is the moment two men who had being terrorizing a community in Delta State were brutally dealt with.

According to Hon. Kester Madu on Facebook, the two men and their gang members had been terrorizing the community of Obiaruku in Delta state until these two met their downfall in the hands of the youths of the community.

They were mercilessly beaten, and then handed over to authorities who treated their wounds.

Apostle Suleman to Appear at DSS This Morning, Oyedepo to be Detained Later - Fayose, CAN Make Statements

Johnson Suleman, Founder Omega Fire Ministries 

Outspoken cleric and the General Overseer of Omege Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, will be reporting at the office of Department of State Security (DSS) this Monday morning after he was invited by operatives of the security agency.

Recall that the security agency summoned the controversial preacher after a video surfaced showing him calling on his congregation to kill Fulani herdsmen so as to protect themselves.