Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Popular Nigerian gay activist Bisi Alimi shared on Facebook how he got a homophobic Nigerian kicked out of a Barber shop in London. See people's comments after the cut...
Mozambique legalized homosexuality on Monday when a new penal code came into force that swept away old Portuguese colonial laws, in a victory for campaigners for gay rights in Africa.
The old code, dating back to 1886, targeted anyone “who habitually engages in vices against nature”, but no known prosecutions were brought after Mozambique became independent in 1975. Breaking the law was theoretically punishable by up to three years of hard labour.
The driver and security guard of former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo state who was found dead inside a store in his home in Ijapo estate in Akure yesterday June 28th have given a vivid description of how they killed him.
Bamidele, who was fired by the late don for attempting to steal his car some months back, said he connived with Daniel Ita the security guard to carry out the act. He said Daniel lured the old man out of the main house before he strangled him to death.
Zimbabwe’s 90-year-old president, Robert Mugabe, has challenged President Barack Obama by asking for his hand in marriage. His comment comes at the back of the legalization of gay marriage in the United States by the Supreme Court. Mugabe during his weekly radio interview with Zimbabwe’s national radio last Saturday said:
“I’ve just concluded since President Obama endorses the same-sex marriage, advocates homosexual people and enjoys an attractive countenance thus if it becomes necessary, I shall travel to Washington, D.C, get down on my knee and ask his [Obama’s] hand. I can’t understand how this people dare to defy Christ’s explicit orders as our Lord prohibited mankind from sodomy.''
West Africa's Highest grossing movie, 30 Days In Atlanta won 4 awards from 15 Nominations at the maiden edition of the 'Golden Movie Awards' held on Saturday, June 27, at the State House Banquet Hall, Ghana. This is coming just as AY the Producer of the Movie is preparing to do a sequel with the Hollywood and Nollywood Stars in August, here in Nigeria.
Starboy Wizkid, who made a brief appearance on the red carpet at this year’s BET Awards, has joined other African artistes complaining about artistes collecting awards backstage via his Twitter account.
According to him BET is not too pleased that he did not attend the pre-shows or grant interviews and in his series of tweets below he explains the reasons for his actions. Fuse ODG and Yemi Alade earlier reacted as well. See more tweets after the cut...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has executed the chief architect of the new international Pyongyang airport.
This news comes after he was pictured touring the building with his wife last week. According to reports, the architect was executed because Kim didn’t like the design. The project is the country’s latest bid to appeal to potential tourists since Kim ascended to power in North Korea three years ago and features a jewellery store, coffee bar, a pharmacy, a chocolate fountain and other luxury amenities.
“I don’t feel no remorse for the death of them demons.” She said. Mitchelle Blair 36, of Detroit, Michigan, without remorse admitted abusing her 13-year-old daughter Stoni Blair and nine-year-old son Stephen Berry, before their deaths. The bodies of the children were discovered in a deep freezer at her apartment on May 24 when bailiffs arrived to evict her. The mother has two surviving children aged eight and 17-years-old.
The National Economic Council, chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday accused former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, of spending $2.1bn from the Excess Crude Account without authorisation.
“We looked at the numbers for the Excess Crude Account. The last time the former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, reported to the council, and it is in the minutes, she reported by November 2014 that we had $4.1 bn.
Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole told State House correspondents after the NEC’s 58th meeting in Abuja.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Nigerian dancehall queen, Cynthia Morgan during an interview on Rubbing Minds yesterday, said she can't date any man in the entertainment industry because they are full of crap.
Reacting to her statement, comedian Wale Gates attempted to mock Cynthia who came for him, threatening to smack the taste out of his mouth and not only that, she also called some of her colleagues broke! See all that she said below...
The 2015 BET Awards held on last night in Los Angeles where Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce and Lil Wayne led the nominations for this year's award. See the full list of nominees and winners below...
According to ace comedian Ali Baba via his Instagram page.
President Buhari is reportedly majorly concerned with cleaning the alleged rot the Jonathan administration left behind before bringing in new ministers.
“Mr. President is reluctant to build on a rotten foundation he inherited from the Peoples Democratic Party administration. You cannot even begin to imagine the situation we have met on the ground; almost everything is in a state of decay. There is absolutely no way the new government can can hope to achieve anything long lasting without first building a new foundation.
The first Lady, Aisha Buhari's younger brother, Musa Yola, has denied media reports that circulated over the weekend that he was arrested on the order of President Buhari over a N300 million oil bloc fraud in an interview with Premium Times.
Sahara Reporters had published a report earlier today claiming Yola was arrested last week on the order of the President for defrauding a businessman of N300 million with the promise to help him secure an oil bloc. While speaking with Premium Times, Mr Yola said he was shocked at the reports.
“As we speak, I am in the President’s office and I was with him last night. I simply don’t know or understand who is behind these malicious rumours,” he said.
The pastor said the gifts he gave out wasn’t to show off but as a matter of fact it’s like 10% of what he actually does in secret. Among the cars he gave out were 10 SUVs and cash ranging from N50,000 -N500,000. He also unveiled 33 books written by him.
One of the girls is the ex-girlfriend of the boy she's dating. Her charred body was found in the bush in Klipgat, North West, on Thursday June 25th. Boitumelo's boyfriend's ex-girlfriend and three of her friends have been arrested for the crime and are facing murder charges and kidnapping.
Boitumelo , 18, a Grade 12 pupil at Elepsa Secondary School, became romantically involved with Tokelo Makalepho, 24, from her village, six months ago.
According to Leadership reports, customers expecting the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to extend the deadline for the Bank Verification Number (BVN) exercise may be disappointed as CBN has ruled out the possibility.
According to the information gathered, Ibrahim Mu’azu, director,corporate communications, CBN, confirmed that the deadline for registration is tomorrow, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. He explained further that bank customers were given adequate time and that the bank expected they should have taken advantage of the period scheduled for the exercise to register.
An Argentinian man named Santiago Lopez Menendez (pictured above), who worked as an agronomist for Nigeria Flour Mills and managed two farms, was kidnapped in Niger state on June 24th. Talking to the press after he was rescued, he said footballer Lionel Messi helped save his life.
From Mirror UK:
Lionel Messi football genius isn't just great to watch - it's also now helping save lives. Santiago Lopez Menendez is a young Argentinian scientist who works in Nigeria. On 24th June, as was heading out to work in a field, he was kidnapped by a group of armed men. Thankfully, he was released unharmed three days later, after a ransom was paid. However, it wasn't just the money which saved his life. Menendez has told the press in Argentina that Lionel Messi is one of the reasons he's still alive.
According to reports. the Nigeria football Federation NFF has fired Super Falcons head coach Edwin Okon. He was fired following the Super Falcons poor performance at the just concluded FIFA Women's World cup in Canada after the team failed to make it out of the group stage. The team's assistant coach, Christopher Danjuma has been reportedly appointed acting coach.
President Buhari today inaugurated the National Economic Council which will be chaired by VP Yemi Osinbajo, while all the 36 state governors and the Governor of the central bank Godwin Emefiele are to serve as members. The team will be responsible for advising President Buhari on all issues relating to the Nigerian economy. See more photos after the cut...
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Nigerian soft rock artiste turned writer, Pascal Uche Ejikeme better known as Etcetera as written again! This time on President Buhari and the few weeks he's spent in office as president. Read his article below...
If there is any group of individuals who can manufacture shock, political punditry out of nothing, it is the All Progressives Congress. They cried out that Jonathan was doing a terrible job as President of Nigeria. They said his inability to run the Federal Government is the reason our country has lapsed into wholesale chaos. He is the reason corruption decimated our population, turned brother against brother. He is the reason our military became weak and our borders constantly breached by Niger, Chad and Cameroonian gendarmes.
From The Washington Post
The Supreme Court on Friday delivered a historic victory for gay rights, ruling 5 to 4 that the Constitution requires that same-sex couples be allowed to marry no matter where they live and that states may no longer reserve the right only for heterosexual couples.
The pop diva who is presently on holiday in Costa Rica showed off her amazing bikini body during a beach visit on her social media page. See more hot photos after the cut...
Australian authorities issued a warning about cheap, non-compliant USB-style chargers after a young woman died from apparent electrocution while using a laptop and possibly a smart phone.
The 28-year-old was found wearing headphones and with her computer in her lap with burns on her chest and ears at a home in Gosford, north of Sydney.
Police are still investigating the circumstances of the death but the Department of Fair Trading, which has assisted with the case, suggested a sub-standard mobile phone charger could be to blame. The woman, whom reports said was from the Philippines but had recently become an Australian citizen, had headphones plugged into her laptop, which was connected to a power socket to charge.
Making the wild revelation, Angie Houston recently told Ellis County News that she expects to give birth to a baby pig.
According to Houston's claims, one night she came home from a night of playing miniature golf and was pounced on and raped by a 400lb boar named Pete.
“People think I’m crazy and need mental help because of my story,” Houston said. “They ask how’d the pig get my panties off to mount me? I wasn’t wearing any panties is how! This pig been hot for me for years. Constantly sniffing at my genitals. He’s tried to rape me a hundred times. This is just the first time he successfully got inside me.”
According to Punch, Mr Raphael was paraded on Friday at the police headquarters alongside one Ponjue Domsing, who was alleged to have killed his father, Mr. Domsing, for not buying him a motorcycle as promised. Raphael said he cut off his daughter’s finger because she stole his N1,500 and meat from her mother’s pot of soup. The girl’s severed finger has, however, been recovered as an exhibit, while the girl is being treated in the hospital.
Beautiful Nollywood actress, Alex Okoroji, who was once married to Omar Captan, Ghanaian ‘fine boy’ actor with the marriage packing up almost just after its inception, while speaking with Saturday Beats recently on a phone chat admitted that her marriage lasted for a short time, though she was not ready to reveal how long she was married. The marriage as short as it was produced a beautiful baby who is the centre of the actress’s life.
“I can’t really tell you how long I was married. Sometimes, you won’t realize that a relationship is over until it is actually over. It was shorter than 18 months technically,” she said.
A suicide bomber attacked and killed at least 27 people at a Shiite mosque in Kuwait City yesterday and above is haunting images of the terrorist walking into the prayer room before blowing himself up.
He killed the muslims while they were praying and he's reportedly a Saudi man with ISIS Wahabi Takfiri ideology. There were 3 terrorist attacks yesterday. One in France, one in Tunisia and another in Kuwait. See graphic pics from the blast below...
This move came on the heels of the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari on his first day in Aso Villa office that he inherited an almost empty treasury from his predecessor, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, thus vowing that his administration would recover all the looted funds stashed in foreign banks by corrupt Nigerians. The FG is now specifically targeting the United States, the United
Kingdom, France, Switzerland and other European jurisdictions where it believes corrupt officials have been stashing public funds.
On Thursday, June 25, one of the Limpopo crooner's fan asked him to assist her financially on Instagram with money so she could pay up her school fees.
Kcee stunned his fans when he replied the lady asking her to send her account details and according to reports gathered he actually sent the money to the lucky student @chiomacythiaokoli.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Area father Charly Boy who celebrated his birthday last week Friday in Abuja in a new interview with Vanguard declared that he does not know his actual age
The maverick musician said when he heard people saying he was 64 last Friday, he was surprised and wondered how they came about it because according to him, he feels 35 years younger than that age physically, but in his mind he feels he is 87. In his words, he said;
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was in Calabar and Lagos today -Thursday June 25 paying tribute to two eminent Nigerians whose lives reflect the very virtues of integrity, trustworthiness and social justice, which can lift our dear nation. The one is Late Justice P.O.E Bassey and Dr. Christopher Kolade.
In the huge rush to beat the Bank Verification Number enrollment deadline which is June 30th, 2015 however, customers of an old generation bank engaged in a brawl with members of staff of the bank in the banking hall in Enugu State.
Customers were gripped by fear over the reports that their bank accounts will be frozen if they don't enroll before the deadline. The insistence on the BVN by bank cashiers before attending to customers also increased such fear. The development led to an unusually large turnout of customers at banking halls in the Coal City and this has been happening since the beginning of the week.
Virtual Cipher Limited (VCL), MTV Base, MTN Business and Mavin Records launched the “MTV Base Win a day with Don Jazzy” campaign on the 12th June, 2015. By texting DJ to 5030 from your MTN number, subscribers can participate in a quiz about Don Jazzy that qualifies them for exclusive weekly prizes such as MTN recharge cards, goody bags from Mavin Records, SMD t-shirts, CDs, and
N10,000 cash and also an opportunity to win a trip to Durban, South Africa and VIP tickets to the MTV Base African Music Awards (MAMAs) with Don Jazzy. VCL assures fans and subscribers of a fun and exciting experience and guarantees transparency. This Promo ends in 3 weeks on the 16th of July 2015. See the list of week1 winners below...
According to reports, the lovely couple who welcomed a son together last weekend have started making their wedding preparations which is said to be be finalized this weekend.
Confirming the report, the model and actor subtly made the announcement yesterday evening posting the photo above with the caption:"Point of correction...God blessed me with a good wife. I don't have a baby mama. I have a beautiful Mrs @Sonia. We Out here shopping for king."
Michael David, a 31-year-old from Delta state reportedly murdered his wife then and reported himself to the police after he confessed to the killing, stating that his actions were handiwork of the devil.
According to Vanguard, the suspect was involved in a fight with the victim, Oyinyechi Dennis, when he allegedly stabbed her to death at Ojoku area of Lagos. It was learned that Michael, a carpenter, was spreading untrue rumours about his wife which led to a confrontation between two. Narrating what happened on the said day, Michael said: