Sunday, 29 November 2015

Saudi Arabia allows women to participate in elections for the first time

In what appears to be a major boost to gender equality, Saudi women began their first ever campaigns for public office on Sunday, in a step forward for women’s rights in the conservative kingdom’s slow reform process.
More than 900 women are standing in the December 12th municipal elections, which will also mark the first time women are allowed to vote in Saudi Arabia.

Ruled by King Salman, the oil-rich state has no elected legislature but has faced intense western scrutiny over its human rights record.

Adorable Photos from Genevieve Nnaji's Movie 'Road To Yesterday' Premiere in Abuja

Superstar Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji was all smiles during her movie premiere in Abuja. The premiere of her new movie 'Road To Yesterday' took place at Silverbird Cinemas.

In attendance were notable dignitaries including Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister for Information, Culture and Tourism; Senator Ben Murray Bruce and Onyeka Onwenu.

Others were Nkiru Anumudu, Ego Boyo, Desmond Elliot, Ojy Okpe, Ramsey Nouah, Asa, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Audu Maikori, Dimeji Alara, Banky W, Emmanuel Ikubese, Funke Akindele, Kaylah Oniwo, Layole Oyatogun, Lilian Afegbai and Meg Otanwa. More photos after the cut...

I Am Sleeping With My Step Sister - Man Cries Out

I have been having an affair with my step sister. I know it’s wrong but we love one another so much. I am 25, she is 21. My mum married her dad 10 years ago and we got on from the moment we first met. She lived with her mum and we only met at birthdays and Christmas. Then two years ago, she finished school and got a job near where we live, so she came to stay with us.
My girlfriend and I have been dating for three years and everyone thinks we are going to get married and settle down soon. I thought so too until a few months ago. 

Photo: Governor Nasir El-Rufai sits on the floor during a public function

Call it humility or anything? Governor Nasir Ahmed El-rufai of Kaduna state is one of those people that spurn surprises all the time. He is pictured here sitting on the bare floor during the 2016 town hall budget meeting at Hassan Usman Katsina House Kaduna.

Mustapha Audu's Wife Defends Husband Over Rape Allegations, Blasts Sugarbelly

The story of Sugarbelly and Mustapha Audu is still generating controversy on social media as the wife of Mustapha has waded into the matter. She rebuffed all the allegation Sugarbelly leveled against her husband and called her a homebreaker.

It would be recalled that Sugarbelly had made hefty allegations against Mustapha on her twitter handle. Sugabelly claimed that when she was just 17-years, she was gang raped almost daily by her then boyfriend, Mustapha Audu and his brothers and friends. She alleged that sometimes Mustapha offered her as sex prize to friends and she was once even given to Mustapha Audu’s baby brother as a birthday gift.

Read Mustapha’s wife tweets about the mails after the cut....

Africa's Riches man, Dangote set to construct a 500 Megawatt power plant in Kano, Jigawa, others

In a deliberate attempt to support local economy and wealth creation, Aliko Dangote has promised to construct a 500 megawatt power plant for Kano, Jigawa, Kaduna and Katsina States. The Chairman and CEO of Dangote Group of Companies made the pledge through his representative, Engineer Mansur Ahmed, the executive director stakeholders management, at the 36th Kano Trade Fair held in Kano. In his address, Engr. Ahmed noted that without power industries and commerce will cripple and businesses seriously decline as has been the situation in Kano State.

More photos of Ice-T and Coco's daughter

Coco Austin who had her daughter yesterday shared more photos of daughter- Nicole Chanel and thanked everyone for the well wishes. She said:
Thanks so much for all the warm wishes today.I'm doing great! I had the best delivery! I pushed Chanel out in 3 tries! This was taken not 5 minutes after delivery,called skin to skin contact..better for a more bonding experience
PS.I just started a Instagram for Chanel @babychanelnicole. More photos after the cut..

Five killed by female suicide bombers in north Cameroon

Five people were killed on Saturday in a double suicide attack by two women in the restive far north of Cameroon, the governor of the region said.
"Two women blew themselves up at around 6:00 pm" in the town of Dabanga, the governor of the far northern region, Midjiyawa Bakary, told AFP.
"The initial death toll is seven dead, including the two suicide bombers."
Two soldiers who had been stationed to fight the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram were also seriously wounded, he added.

Buhari’s six months of deceitful change - Fayose

Read the press statement below...

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the last six months of President Mohammadu Buhari’s administration as that of “deceitful change,” lamenting that the President was destroying the image of Nigeria and its people for cheap international recognition.

The governor, who also described the claim by the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun that the ministry do not have details of any fund recovered from officials of the immediate past government of Dr Goodluck Jonathan as a vindication of his position that the President was not saying the truth, said Nigerians must ask the President where the so-called looted fund was paid and who made the payments.

Putin orders several sanctions against Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a decree for sanctions against Turkey on Saturday, days after a Russian warplane was shot down in Turkey. Turkish Presdient Tayyip Erdogan expressed regret over the warplane incident earlier on Saturday, saying:
"We are truly saddened by this incident," Erdogan said. "We wish it hadn't happened as such, but unfortunately such a thing has happened. I hope that something like this doesn't occur again."

Looted fund is being returned through CBN- Femi Adesina

Public funds that have been returned by some past government officials who looted the treasury while in power are currently with the Central Bank of Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari during an interactive session he had with members of the Nigerian community in the Islamic Republic of Iran had previously said that some past government officials who stole public funds had started returning parts of their loot voluntarily. 
However, he did not disclose the identities of the former government officials who have so far returned parts of the looted fund or the amount returned to the public treasury.

DSS warns citizens of planned Boko Haram attacks in Abuja

The Department of State Security 'Service' (DSS) has warned of impeding terror attacks in Abuja through a memo by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) about possible Boko Haram attacks.

Copies of the letter titled: “Forwarding of Intelligence” which was addressed to the National Presidents of Jaamatu Nasril Islam (JNI), Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the General Manager of the Abuja Markets Management Limited (AMML) were sent to several people in Abuja  Friday night/early Saturday morning.

No going back on Kogi run-off — INEC

The commission’s Deputy Director of Voters Education and Publicity, Mr. Nick Dazang in an interview with Punch in Abuja on Saturday said that The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has maintained that the planned Kogi State governorship supplementary election scheduled for December 5 will take place.

He said:
“We are prepared for the election and we are not thinking of either postponing it or cancelling it. In fact, we have prepared a supplementary budget for the election.

Monday, 23 November 2015

Akon gives his mom the deeds to his Atlanta home...

According to TMZ, Akon has turned over the deed to his 5 bedroom Atlanta home to his mom. Akon bought the home a decade ago for $293k but pimped it and made it more grand. Akon's mum is the president/CEO of the Konfidence Foundation, which helps kids in West Africa.

TMZ reports that there might be another reason for Akon transferring the house to his mum ...he's got a bunch of outstanding tax liens ... so it'll be a lot harder for IRS to go after the crib if it's no longer his.

Photo: Phyno, Rukky Sanda, Ini Edo, Ebube Nwagbo, Others at Oge Okoye's Birthday Bash

Nollywood actress, Oge Okoye celebrated her birthday few days ago and she marked it with her besties in the entertainment industry including; Ini Edo, Rukky Sanda, Ebube Nwagbo and Destiny Amaka.

Also spotted at the groove were rapper, Phyno, Gideon Okeke, Alexx Ekubo, Ehiz, Emmanuel Ikubese and others.

See some photos from the bash after the cut...

Shocking! We stole 28 million from the Agbara bank robbery- Leader says, reveals how they killed 9 DSS operatives in Ikorodu

Kelly Fotor, the leader of the armed robbery gang that robbed some commercial banks at Agbara Housing Estate in Ogun state last week Thursday, has revealed that his gang stole N28 million from the banks they raided. Kelly, a native of Arugbo in Ondo state, was arrested on Saturday at a wedding in Sapele. He said he and his gang members were formerly sea pirates before regrouping to form a robbery gang.

He said one of them named Ossy who is the leader of pipeline vandals in Arepo and Ikorodu, controlled the South West operations of the gang while he, Kelly, controlled the South South operations of the gang.

Festus Keyamo examines the legal implications of the death of Prince Audu

Read the press statement from revered lawyer Festus Keyamo below...
The reported death on Sunday, November 22nd, 2015, of the APC candidate in the Kogi State Governorship elections, Prince Abubakar Audu, is extremely shocking and sad. I would like to express my condolences to the entire family of Audu and to the people of Kogi State. However, the real question agitating the minds of everybody is the legal implication regarding the inconclusive Governorship elections at the time of his demise.

Friday, 20 November 2015

Saraki Orders the Investigation of Umar, CCT Chairman Over Alleged Bribe Scandal

In what seems to be a twist of event, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Thursday requested the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate a petition filed against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Mr. Danladi Umar, DailyPost reports.

A Peoples Democratic Party Senator from Ebonyi State, Obinna Ogba had submitted the petition bordering on alleged corruption and abuse of office by the CCT Chairman that saw him take a bribe of N10 million.

The ethics committee is expected to submit its report to the Upper Chamber in two weeks.

Meanwhile, the Senate President is equally facing a 13-count charge of alleged false asset declaration and corruption at the CCT.

Photos: Former President Goodluck Jonathan in Washington DC

Nigeria' former President Goodluck Jonathan is currently in Washington DC. He is presently speaking at the National Democratic Institute (NDI) on presidential elections and democratic consolidation in Africa. More photos after the cut...

Sunday, 4 October 2015

Future and Blac Chyna are now a couple

According to reports, Ciara's baby Daddy- Future and Tyga's baby Mama- Blac Chyna are now dating. According to an article by TMZ:
"Future and Blac Chyna were definitely together Friday night in D.C., and it's pretty clear now they've hooked up. Future had a concert at Echo Stage ... then went to his after-party where Chyna was right by his side.
We're told they were there for around an hour never apart.  
Future and Chyna left together at 4 AM".

Diezani: 3 more ex-ministers risk arrest for graft, money laundering

Three more ministers of ex-president Jonathan are facing possible arrest following Diezani Alison-Madueke, arrest in London on Friday. A source in one of the anti-graft agencies told The Nation last night that Mrs. Alison-Madueke is “just one of the few cases of ex-ministers under investigation.”
“We have at least about three issues at hand but I will not disclose their names. Do not forget that these three cases are outside the matter of ex-Minister Stella Oduah which is stuck in court. We have made our position known on this. The depletion of the $1billion in Sovereign Wealth Fund by about $700m is one of the priority cases with anti-graft agencies. There are also the issues of reckless granting of tax waivers to oil firms.”

Video: How several cattle died after drinking water from river allegedly posioned by Boko Haram in Borno

The Nigerian Army on September 30th issued a statement saying Boko Haram members had poisoned a river in Kangallam village along Marte and Abadam axis in Borno state which led to the death of many cattle after they drank from the poisoned river. The video of the dead cattle in the river have surfaced. Continue to watch...

Photo: Amber Rose cries over Wiz Khalifa & Kanye West at her Slut Work.

Singer Amber Rose cried on stage during her speech at her Slut Walk event in LA over how the men in her life had treated her. The mother of one said her exes, Wiz Khalifa and Kanye West slut shamed her and described how their words and the negative comments she received at various times affect her.
'I’ve decided to have this Slut Walk for women who have been through sh*t. Even though I am up here crying I want to be the strong person you all look up to and do apologize for all guys"
She forgave Kanye and Wiz saying she wanted  to 'let all of that negativity go.' See photos from the event after the cut..

Friday, 2 October 2015

Aww dear.... How super model Chanel Iman had her backside severely bitten by bug

Victoria's Secret model Chanel Iman's got a sweet bottom ... so sweet that even the mosquitoes in Hawaii couldn't help themselves from tapping it. 

The model is currently on vacation in Kauai and it looks like she was nearly eaten alive by the blood-suckers.

More pic after the cut...

Empire creator, Lee Daniels apologizes to Jennifer Lopez over diss by Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) on Empire

You all know Cookie Lyon played by Taraji P. Henson has a bad mouth on his TV show, Empire. The show's writers kinda use the character to diss Hollywood. On the last episode of Empire, Cookie made a slick comment about Jennifer Lopez's talent by telling son Hakeem, who's putting together an all girl group,
“Ain’t nothing wrong with a couple of long as they can really sing.” ouch!
The show's creator Lee Daniels apologized to JLo for Cookie's mouth. What he tweeted after the cut..

EFCC raid, seal Diezani Alison-Maduekwe's Abuja home following her arrest

According to a reliable source, the Asokoro, Abuja home of former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has been raided and sealed by officials of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC. 

They were there this afternoon and stayed for a few hours. There are security operatives reportedly currently stationed at the palatial home.

Diezani was arrested this morning in London for offences related to bribery and corruption and I heard there are plans to extradite her.

Contestant for Ooni stool in alleged N400m fraud, forgery

Adeyeye Ogunwusi
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has begun investigation into allegations of forgery, fraudulent conversion and obtaining the sum of N400m by false pretence against Mr. Adeyeye Ogunwusi and his firm, Metropole Interproject Limited.

Ogunwusi is one of the contestants for the vacant stool of the Ooni of Ile-Ife, Osun State.

In a petition written by the chambers of Rotimi Jacobs & Co. dated September 7, 2015, Messrs Sijuwade Holdings Limited stated that in 1993, it purchased a parcel of land measuring 30,000 square metres from the Ojomu Chieftaincy Family at the Lekki peninsula, Lagos, and duly obtained the Governor’s Consent to the transaction.

WF? 67 year old Grace Jones flashes her boobs at her book signing event

67yr old former supermodel and singer, Grace Jones who arrived 2 hours late to her own promotional event for her new book - 'I'll Never Write My Memoirs' in New York yesterday flashed her boobs at the paparazzi. An event which was organized by Barnes and Noble. More photos after the cut...

Nigerian student beaten to death for allegedly attempting to rape a lady inside an elevator

A yet to be identified Nigerian student in Malaysia has reportedly been beaten to death for attempting to rape a lady inside an elevator in a service apartment on September 23rd.

Malaysia's newspaper, Malaymail online, reports that the Nigerian student was mobbed by residents of the service apartment after the victim raised an alarm.

The police was called in and the Nigerian student was taken to the police station with injuries on the right side of his head, and had scratch marks on his legs and hand. He later died at the police station.

Corruption must be kicked out of Nigeria - Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on all Nigerians to work towards kicking out corruption in the country. He made the call while speaking with journalist at his home in Abeokuta, Ogun state to mark Nigeria's 55th independence celebration yesterday October1st. According to him;
"Corruption must not have resting place within our society. We must kick corruption out because it destroys almost everything and I am not talking about corruption of money. 

Formal minister of Petroluem, Diezani Alison - Madueke arrested in London today

Nigeria's former minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison- Madueke, was arrested in London today alongside four other people by the UK National Crime Agency on behalf of the Nigerian government.

She and the others were arrested for offences related to bribery and corruption being investigated by the UK National Crime Agency. More on this later...

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Nasir El-Rufai compares Independence Day expenditure in the last 5 years

Funny though...but if this is for real then change has come indeed. He did the comparison on his Facebook page.

How Pastor's Marriage Crashed; Divorced Wife After 15yrs Together

The canker-worm called divorce is really wreaking havoc in many homes these days; wives no longer give their husbands due respect, husbands no longer trust their wives. The evil circle goes on and on.

A customary court sitting in Akure, Ondo State, has dissolved the marriage of Pastor Tunde Adekunle and his wife, Mrs Agbeke Adekunle, on the ground of the woman’s alleged public nagging.
The Pastor who is the founder of Christ Living Church located in Owo, Ondo State, had earlier told the court that some of the scars on his body were caused by the constant fisticuffs between him and his wife.

Amaechi, Fashola , Abike Dabiri, Fayemi reportedly make Buhari's ministerial list

Yesterday the Senate President received the ministerial nominees list from the presidency and there are now speculations as to those Buhari have chosen to work with him in his administration. Among the 21 names speculated to have been sent to the senate for ministerial confirmation includes former governors, Babatunde Fashola, Chris Ngige, Ogbonnaya Onu, Kayode Fayemi, Rotimi Amaechi.

Also speculated to be on the list are: former house of representatives member Abike Dabiri-Erewa, a one time APC governorship flag bearer in Taraba, Aisha Alhassan.

Photo: 21-year-old woman shot and killed by her policeman boyfriend

Noxolo Gcabashe (21) was killed by her 37-year-old boyfriend on Sunday evening, September 27, in Maphumolo near KwaDukuza, SA. He tried to kill himself as well, but survived and is in serious condition in hospital. 

Earlier on Sunday, Noxolo apparently told the suspect to take his child from a previous relationship home and on the way back he was involved in a car accident. 

A source said the relationship between the suspect and his baby mama ended badly before he got involved with Noxolo. Sources close to the couple said the cop was very loving towards Noxolo but had a short temper. 

Alcohol pushed me into robbery - armed robbery suspect says

A middle aged man identified as Michael Ogedengbe has been arrested by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State police command after he was caught robbing motorists of their valuable items including phones, laptops and others along the Surulere axis of the state on September 24th. When interrogated, Michael blamed his addiction to alcoholic drinks for his involvement in robbery

According to Leadership Newspaper, Michael said; 

Man charged with the murder of a Nigerian, Moses Fadairo in east London

27-year-old Christopher Erunse was today, October 1, charged with the murder of Moses Fadairo.
Moses Fadairo, 25, was gunned down on a busy market street in Clapton by a gun-wielding mob in a suspected gangland execution in Hackney, east Londonon Saturday, September 26, just after 1pm. Paramedics tried to resuscitate him but he died at the scene.

According to Evening Standard, the father of twin boys born earlier this year staggered into Mighty Meats  butche's shop in Chatsworth Road, Lower Clapton,then ran 50 yards down the road before collapsing in a pool of blood.

Tinsel star, Matilda Obaseki shares lovely family photo

The actress, her husband and their two children...beautiful family!

How woman was beaten and thrown out by husband over her refusal to accept his mistress' child

Mrs. Sinmiat Omowumi Ogunbanjo, a mother of four was on Sallah day, battered by her husband after she refused to take custody of a baby delivered by her husband's mistress, P.M News reports.

Jimmy Omotalabo Ogunbanjo, 40, a staff of Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Abeokuta, Ogun State, came home with a two-year old child and informed Omowumi that the baby was the result of his affair with his mistress in Abeokuta.

According to P.M. News, he told her that he brought the child to her to nurse because the mistress could not take proper care of the baby. Omowumi asked him to return the baby to the mother because she was not ready to nurse or take custody of the baby.

Photo: Buhari and Saraki share a laugh at Independence Day celebration

President Buhari and Senate President Bukola Saraki pictured above sharing a laugh at the Independent Day Celebration in Abuja sweet!

Photos: Another Boko Haram fuel dump discovered in Maiduguri

Press statement from the Nigerian Army
Troops yesterday afternoon following a tip off by well meaning citizens, discovered and raided yet another Boko Haram fuel dump at Abbaganaram in Maiduguri city, Borno State. During the operation, one person, Musa Abba, was arrested and the following items were discovered and confiscated; 11 drums of AGO, 1 empty drum, 192 of 25 litres jerrycans, (out of which 70 were loaded with AGO, PMS and DPK), a Toyota bus and 1 Peugeot car. Others include a motorcycle and an air conditioner. 

Photo: DJ Xclusive & his bride on their tradtional wedding day

One of Nigeria's finest DJ and singer, DJ Xclusive and his bride, Tinuke Ogundero are currently having their traditional wedding in Lagos. Above is an exclusive pics from the wedding today. Congrats to them.

Corey Gamble may be planning to marry Kris Jenner

According to media reports, the couple, 33 and 59, who are currently in Paris, are planning to marry on the season finale of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Sources tell Radar Online
“Kris has asked her daughters how they really feel about Corey because she said that she is convinced he is the one. She told them that having it as an episode of the show is an extremely lucrative idea. Kris told her kids that it is just a bonus that their wedding will make them a lot of money because she is legitimately in love.”
Meanwhile, Corey's ex-girlfriend, Atlanta Exes' Sheree Buchanan, once claimed that Corey was a social climber and that Kris Jenner was his ultimate conquest.

Independence day tragedy: Boko Haram slaughters 5 in Adamawa

Suspected Boko Haram members in the early hours of today launched an attack on Kirchinga village in Madagali Local Government of Adamawa state, slitting the throats of five of the villagers, three women and two men. Kirchinga village shares border with the dreaded Sambisa forest.

The villagers said the sect members struck at about 1am, shooting sporadically and killing those they came across. They said the terrorist operated unhindered for some hours because there was no military presence in their village.

Nigeria Immigration Services arrest the accomplices of Lebanese terrorist with the fake Nigerian passport

The Nigeria Immigration Service has arrested two alleged accomplices of Lebanese terrorist, Ahmed Al Assir, who was arrested after he obtained a Nigerian visa in Beruit, Lebanon, in August, 2015.
Assir, who had been on the wanted list of the Lebanese security forces, was arrested at the airport while attempting to visit Cairo, Egypt, enroute to Nigeria on a forged Palestinian passport.

The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Martin Abeshi, said Assir’s accomplices were apprehended in Kano and have since been handed over to the National Security Adviser for further investigation.
Assir, who had been on the wanted list of the Lebanese security forces, was arrested at the airport

Woman who died while getting 'illegal fake bum implant' was murdered- Police

The death of Kelly Mayhew, a woman who died after getting an 'illegal fake bum implant ' in a basement flat hundreds of miles from home has been ruled as a homicide, authorities have ruled. 
Kelly who travelled from Maryland to Rockaway in Queens, New York to have an operation to enlarge her buttocks had a botched surgery which took her life.

The surgery was performed by a plastic surgeon operating without a licence, and Mayhew, who was employed by the entertainment company, BET, died during the procedure.