Monday, November 30, 2015

Photo: Church Member Steals And Sells Pastor’s Car In Ibadan

According to the Oyo state police command they have arrested and paraded a middle aged man named Wasiu Adetunji Lawal, who went to a church in search of a wife but ended up stealing and selling off  the church pastor's vehicle in Ibadan, Oyo state.

Paraded along with Wasiu Adetunji Lawal, Isiaka Babatunde, Jamiu Rahman, Wasiu Adelani and Abdulazeez Ahmed. While narrating what happened to Tribune, the victim, Pastor Akorede Aderounmu said:

"The suspect (Lawal) came to our church, looking for a lady to marry. After a while, he got close to me. One day, he said he wanted to help me repair something in my car. He had earlier said that he was an auto dealer. He disappeared with my vehicle for three months before it was recovered from the person he sold it to in Kaduna. Before his arrest, I called him severally but he always told me that he would soon bring the car, unknown to me that he had already sold it. I never instructed him to sell the car as he claimed.”.

How To End Fuel Scarcity? Marketers Offer Solution To Nigerian Government

The National President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Lawson Obasi, on Sunday in Port Harcourt, urged the Nigerian Government to decentralize loading of petroleum products to make for effective loading at depots across the country.

The IPMAN boss said that spreading of petroleum products to other coastal depots across the country would end the current scarcity, adding that a situation where government only distributed petroleum products to tank farms in Lagos was partly responsible for current scarcity and high cost of product.

Jidenna Wins Best New Artist At 2015 Soul Train Awards

Nigerian-American singer Jidenna won Best New Artist at the 2015 Soul Train Awards held on Sunday, November 29 and while accepting the award, Jidenna who recalled how his father pushed him to be the best said:
"I remembered a time i brought home a test from school with a 98 score. Instead of a pat on the back, my father asked me, 'where are your other two points?'". Big congrats to him!

Pastor T.B. Joshua To Face The Law Over Death Of 116 Persons In Church Building Collapse

The senior pastor of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Pastor T.B. Joshua and other high ranking members of the church, be arraigned before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja todayc over the collapse of a six-story building in the church on September 12, 2014, which led to the death of 116 persons.

According to PremiumTimes, the trustees will be arraigned before Justice Lawal Akapo alongside the engineers who constructed the collapsed building. A statement by the Deputy Director, Public Affairs of the Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Bola Akingbade, confirmed the scheduled arraignment.

Photo: Flavour And Chidinma In A Passionate Kiss On Stage Performance

Chidinma and Flavour shocked fans in Onitsha when they shared an intimate kiss on stage last night to end their collaboration song "Ololufe".

Pharrell Shows Off His New Grill With Gay Flag

Popular singer and music producer, Pharrell showed off his new grill with gay flag on it on his Instagram page over the weekend, leaving his followers to wonder if he wanted to come out of the closet as gay or just supporting the gay movement.

Photos: Chris Brown Buys $15,000 Fur Coat For Daughter

Chris Brown who loves to spoil his daughter Royalty silly, reportedly bought the fur coat said to be worth $15, 000 for her.

Photos: Nigerian Artist Buried In Giant Shoe Coffin In Akwa Ibom

An Akwa Ibom artist better known as Teacher Ite was buried in this giant shoe casket made by his two sons who are also artists on Saturday November 28th.

The burial took place in Ibesikpo LGA in the state and was attended by other prominent individuals in the community. The photos were shared on Facebook by Emmanuel Emmanuel Udoh. See more photos after the cut...

Minister Of Transportation Orders Probe Of Maritime Academy Over N18bn Remittances

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has ordered a probe into the financial activities of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, Akwa Ibom State with N18 billion remittances to the institution by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in the last five years.

Amaechi gave the order following allegations of financial recklessness and large scale fraud leveled against the academy’s rector, Joshua Okpo who recently approached him to accuse NIMASA of starving the institute of Funds. Amaechi immediately called for a meeting with the management of NIMASA and enquired from them why it was sitting on the subvention of MAN, Oron.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Will Smith Describes 20 Years Marriage To Jada As Grueling And Excruciating

47-year-old actor Will Smith opened up about his 20-year marriage to his wife, Jada Pinkett at the Nov. 23 premiere of his new movie, ‘Concussion,’ where he said despite their refusal to split, their relationship is both ‘grueling’ and ‘excruciating.’ He said this when he was interviewed by Entertainment Tonight, when they asked him how they keep their relationship so strong.

5 Months As A Governor, I Am Aalready Tired - El Rufai

Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai says the stress of seeking ways of creating jobs for the teeming unemployed youths in Kaduna state has left him tired after just 5 months of assuming office. El Rufai said this while speaking at the just-concluded Ake Arts and Book Festival which held in Abeokuta, Ogun State November 17-21.

“As a state governor the challenge for me is what to do to create jobs in Kaduna State. Eighty-two per cent of the eight million people in Kaduna State are below the age of 35.
My challenge is not whether population grows next year or the year after. It is to get jobs for this young people, otherwise no one will sleep in peace. Frankly speaking, five months as governor, I am already tired. I honestly do not think that anyone who wants to do this job seriously can do it for more than four years and not burn out. When I look at some of my colleagues, some are putting on weight, they are looking nice, I ask them, ‘how do you do it?” he said.

500 Nigerians Deported From UK Arrives Lagos Airport

According to reports, 500 Nigerians deported from the United Kingdom for illegal stay permits has arrived the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos this morning.

When interviewed, one of them said he was arrested by British police and was not allowed to even take his belongings before being deported. The UK government plans to deport 29,000 Nigerians.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

19 Month Old Baby Baked To Death In Oven By Her Siblings As Mom Went Out To Get Pizza

19-month-old J’zyra Thompson was baked to death in an oven by her toddler brother and sister after they were left alone at home.

The twin three-year-olds watched as J’zyra kicked the oven door after they made it “hot”, court documents claim. Mum Racquel Thompson and her boyfriend had gone out to fetch a takeaway pizza and a prescription, leaving four kids under the age of five in the flat without telling a gramdmother who lived in the same block.

They returned to find little J’zyra with severe burns and called paramedics to their home in Houston, Texas, but it was too late to save her. Detective Ronda Pemberton said:

Military Officers Arrested For Sabotage

Some Military officers believed to be working with some civilians to launch a smear campaign on the Nigerian Army and the person of the Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai, are being interrogated by the Army.

A statement by the acting spokesperson of the Army, Col Sani Usman states that the smear campaign which is geared towards undermining the efforts of the Army in the fight against Boko Haram, is to start from next month. He called on Nigerians not to believe any information posted online that dents the image of the Nigerian Army. Read the statement below...

Drunk Mom Shoots Son Dead While Celebrating Her Birthday Party

The woman identified as Dora Blake, 47, (pictured above) from Minden, Louisiana, reportedly shot her own son dead as he drove her from a casino where they had been celebrating her birthday

Authorities say the three were driving on I-20 on Saturday night after visiting a nearby casino while out celebrating Blake's birthday, which was on Sunday. Police said the woman was drunk, took out her gun and shot the other two from the back seat of the car for unknown reasons, KSLA reported.

Dora Blake, was arrested on a murder charge early on Sunday for killing her 22-year-old son, Patrick Hollingsworth, according to the Bossier Sheriff's Office. She was also charged with attempted murder for injuring another woman sitting in the front of the car.

Mali Authorities Releases Photos Of Suspected Mastermind Of Hotel Terror Attack

The Mali state Television on Monday, November 23, showed images of two dead men they said helped plan an attack on Radisson Blu hotel in the capital of Bamako that left 19 people dead. They are appealing for information to help identify them.

"They are suspects. People suspected of having links with the two terrorists (who attacked the hotel)," said a source close to the security ministry.

Chief prosecutor Boubacar Sidiki Samake, who is leading the investigation, said authorities had recovered items that will help them to learn more about how the attack was planned. "We recovered telephones on them (the two bodies) and machine pistols," he said on state radio.

Paris Police Release Photo Of The 3rd Stadium Suicide Bomber

French police on Sunday released the photo of the third suicide bombers who blew themselves up outside France's national stadium during the November 13 Paris attacks.

Investigators had said Friday that the assailant turned up among refugees on the Greek island of Leros on October 3, along with another attacker whose photo has been released but who remains unidentified. Only one of the three assailants at the Stade de France, north of Paris, has been identified so far -- French national Bilal Hadfi, 20, who lived in Belgium.

Jada Pinkett Displays Her Cleavage In Semi-Sheer Dress At Premiere Of Will Smith's New Movie

44 year old Jada Pinkett showed off her cleavage and flashed plenty of flesh in a beautiful semi sheer gown as she joined her husband Will Smith at the Hollywood premiere of his movie, Concussion in Los Angeles yesterday. See more photos after the cut...

President Buhari Appoints Aliu Aziz As New NIMC DG

President Buhari yesterday approved the appointment of Engineer Aliyu Aziz Abubakar, as the new director general and Chief Executive Officer of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).

The new DG was a pioneer staff of NIMC and the director, Information Technology/ National Identity Database department of NIMC before he retired in 2014. He holds a B.Eng in Civil Engineering and M.Sc in Structural Engineering with Specialty in Computer Aided Design from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria.

Governor Okorocha Debunks Report Of Him Accusing Tinubu of Audu's Death

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has denied allegation that he accused the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of being responsible for the death of  Kogi state APC candidate, late Prince Abubakar Audu.

This was made in a statement issued by the special assistant to the Imo state governor on information and communications technology, Ik Ogbonna. The statement said such information being peddled by rumour mongers is nothing but a “tale full of thrash.”

“The story which is written in poor English purported that Gov Rochas Okorocha, the Chairman of Progressive Governors Forum gave an interview where he accused Tinubu of being behind the death of Kogi state APC candidate, late Prince Abubakar Audu.

Monday, November 23, 2015

I Have No Billions Anywhere - Ex Minister, Diezani Madueke

Ailing former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison Maduele, in an interview with The Boss Newspaper's Dele Momodu, made the revelation that she has no billion anywhere when told that no one seems to believe that she didn't steal money while in office. In her words she said:

"I can’t blame the doubters. They have seen more of the worst of Nigeria that it becomes difficult to trust anyone. But let me disclose something to you today because there is a difference between belief and reality

NDLEA Intercepts Drugs Worth N4.6bn From Notorious Drug Dealer

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested a suspected drug baron, 42 year old Tochukwu Ubah, alleged to be coordinating a large volume of methamphetamine and ephedrine distribution in the country.

In a statement issued by Mitchell Ofoyeju, Head, Public Affairs, NDLEA, in Lagos on Sunday, Mr. Ubah was arrested by the agency’s Special Enforcement Team, SET, at the old local section of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos when he arrived from Enugu.

Maheeda Shares More Nude Photos In Celebration Of 33rd Birthday 18+

Controversial singer, nudist, Maheeda in celebration of  33rd birthday with her fans yesterday took to her social media page to share yet another nude photos of hers. See the raunchy photos after the cut... 18+

I Have Kissed Over 200 Actresses, Nothing Is Wrong With Kissing Women Openly - Actor Jim Iyke

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke in an interview with Vanguard disclosed that he has the habit of  'kissing women openly' and does not see anything wrong with it, stressing that he has kissed over 200 actresses on different movie sets.

The actor, who who recently kissed actress Joselyn Dumas, the anchor of an AfricaMagic programme in the open, where he was a Special Guest, in a chat with Vanguard, responding to a question on why he had to kiss Ghanaian actress, Nadia Buari, upon her arrival in Dubai during the last season of his reality TV show, "Jim Iyke Unscripted", said;

Iraqi Security Forces Detects Explosives Filled In 18 Children's Dolls As ISIS Now Targets Children

A plan to target children from Shia community was thankfully foiled by Iraqi security forces as 18 booby-trapped dolls which were part of an ISIS bomb plot against Shia pilgrims were reportedly seized. Security forces discovered the booby-trapped bombs in al-Husseiniya-a predomnantly Shiite suburb in northeastern Baghdad.

INEC Knew APC Abubakar Audu Was Dead Before Declaring Election Inconclusive - SaharaReporters

According to SaharaReporters, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Party (APC), Abubakar Audu (pictured above casting his vote before his demise) died as early as 5 a.m. Nigerian time on Sunday after going into a state of coma.

According to family sources, Mr. Audu started vomiting blood on Friday night in what family sources described as a bizarre deterioration in his health condition. One of the family sources described the late politician as hypertensive.

Photos: J. Lo's Exposes Her Butts During Live Performance At AMAs In Wardrobe Malfunction

American actress, dancer and singer J. Lo, who kicked off the glitzy American Music Awards ceremony with show-stopping performance with her entourage dancing through songs like Ed Sheeran's Thinking Out Loud, Beyonce's 7/11, Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' Uptown Funk, embarrassingly exposed her butt while dancing to Nicki Minaj's Anaconda when one of her dancers mistakenly ripped off ripped her pants. See more photos after the cut...

Photo: Afrobeat King Femi Kuti Undergoes Surgical Operation

According to Yeni Kuti, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti's sister, the Afrobeat maestro is recuperating after undergoing a surgical operation.

She took to her Instagram page to wish him a quick recovery sharing the photo above and wrote: "Femi Kuti after the operation. Smiling, high on morphine. It's a morphine thing". She didn't state what kind of operation he had. We wish the Afrobeat King a speedy recovery.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Ali Baba Defends Mr Ibru, Blast Amber Rose For Mocking Him

Recall that earlier today, Amber Rose shared a photo of Nigerian comic actor Mr Ibu on her Instagram page using it to depict the Sugar Daddy that likes her and a hot chiseled dude's picture as the Sugar Daddy she wants. Many Nigerians didn't like her post - and one of those Nigerians is comedian Ali Baba who took to his Instagram page to drag Amber. Reab what he wrote after the cut...

Nigeria Looses N256bn Monthly To Oil Price Ccrash - CBN Gov

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, at the annual Bankers’ Dinner organised by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria on Friday night, talked about how the nation is losing N256bn monthly to pil price crash. He said:

“Given the sharp fall in oil prices, federation allocation to states have dropped by an average of about N2bn for each month.

“Similarly, average inflows of foreign exchange into the CBN have fallen to by about $1.3bn per month; this has led to a sharp decline in our forex reserves from as high as $37bn as at June 2014, to $30bn.

Funmi Iyanda Becomes First African Woman To Receive Honorary Fellowship From University Of Cumbria

Award winning Nigerian media entrepreneur, producer, talk show host, journalist and activist, Funmi, Funmi Iyanda will this month receive what is for her, the latest in a long line of awards, but this time from an English university that has recognised her significant global contribution to human rights and sustainability. At a University of Cumbria graduation ceremony in the historic Carlisle Cathedral on Wednesday 25 November, Funmi will receive an honorary fellowship from the institution in acknowledgment of her outstanding and high profile work.

Funmi is the first African woman to receive this award and she is best known for independently producing and hosting Nigeria’s most popular and ground-breaking talk show New Dawn with Funmi, which ran on the national network for eight years.

Amber Rose Takes A Jab At Nigerian Comic Actor, Mr Ibu

According  to Amber Rose, she likes cute sugar daddies but not the ones that look like Nigerian comic actor John Okafor aka Mr Ibu that chase her around!

Jenny McCarthy Calls Out Charlie Sheen For Not Telling Her About His HIV Status

Since Charlie Sheen announced that he is HIV-positive on the 'Today' show, there has been split opinions with some praising him for being brave enough to speak openly about it, while others have lambasted him and Sheen's 'Two and a Half Men' co-star, Jenny McCarthy has a whole lot to say about the matter.

On her Sirius XM show 'Dirty Sexy Funny,' she recalled her time on the show and wondered why Sheen didn't disclose his HIV status to his co-stars, particularly those he made out with.

Photos: Beyonce Shows Off Major Cleavage At Boxing Event With Jay Z

Queen Bay attended a boxing match between Miguel Cotto and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Saturday night with her husband, Jay Z, wearing an extra low-cut and slinky black gown that did very little to hide her boobs. See more photos after the cut...

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Mali President Announces State Of Emergency After Deadly Attack

According to report, a 10-day state of emergency has been announced in the West African nation of Mali following the attack at Radisson Blu hotel by suspected Islamist militants in the capital Bamako, where gunmen reportedly killed 19 people.

A UN official earlier said the death toll had reached 27 people after preliminary count of the bodies.

New Music Premiere: Kiss Daniel - Good Time

G-Worldwide Entertainment act Kiss Daniel after tantalizing the earbuds of his fans with hits such as “Woju”, “Laye”, “Raba”, and more recently Molue alongside Sugarboy, has returned with this heavy afrobeats track titled“Good Time”.

The artiste, who recently was crowned The Most Promising Act to Watch in Africa at the recently concluded AFRIMA AWARDS, enlists the services of Fiokee (the guitarist behind “Woju” and “Laye”) to add live guitars to this DJ Coublon production.

The track is heavy on percussion, and early reviews suggest that this is a masterpiece from the rave of the moment, Kiss Daniel, to round off a year where his consistent hard-work has seen him get more media mileage, awards, and nominations at this year’s HEADIES and NMVA AWARDS.

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Triple MG Signee, Tekno Drops New Hit Titled "Wash"

MMM artist and hit maker, Tekno his back with yet another hit titled "Wash", produced by DJ Coublon and Guitar by Fioke. Listen to Wash on

Photos: Miley Cyrus Performs Semi Nude On Stage

Controversial singer and nudist, Miley Cyrus took to the stage wearing prosthetic breasts with a strap on p*nis as she kicked off her Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz tour, aka the Milky Milky Milk Tour on Thursday visiting eight cities in the US and Canada. Miley completed her weird stage appearance with a purple wig and silver bondage harness. See more photos after the cut...

Why I Stopped Teaching For Armed Robbery - Mathematics Graduate Reveals

The Nigerian Police has arrested Fulani men suspected to be members of a notorious kidnapping and armed robbery syndicate that has been terrorizing the entire residents of Okeho and Iganna communities in Iwajowa Local Government Area Of Oyo State.

According to The Nation, a police source disclosed that the suspects were arrested after several reports of armed robbery and kidnapping of notable figures by the hoodlums said to be armed with high calibre rifles was continually made, which forced the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, to deploy his newly designed elite operatives of Special Intelligence Team (SIT) to Oyo State, to track and apprehend the culprits.

Mr. President, Are You For Real? Etcetera Writes

Article written by popular singer turned writer, Etcetera. Read below...

Dear President Buhari, I will like to extend an invitation to you for a tour of down town, so that you can have a clear view of what the people who voted you into office feel about certain decisions your government has taken so far, especially the decision to ban ‘I-pass-my-neighbour generator’.

Contrary to the picture your advisers have painted to you, the decision to ban ‘I-pass-my neighbour’ generators will only bring more hardship to the people down here who have never in any way, benefitted from the Nigerian government at any time. The little hope that your “change” mantra brought to the poor man is fast becoming another tale in the book of presidential lies.

"I Will Never Pay Tithe To Any Church" - Ghanaian Millionaire Businessman, Prince Amoabeng

Ghanaian millionaire businessman, Prince Kofi Amoabeng, revealed in a recent interview that he does not pay tithes, he said though he believes in God, he will never honour the Christian rite for personal reasons.

According to Ghana Web, Amoabeng, who is the president of UT Holdings, made the revelation while speaking at Morning Starr on Friday where he said he believes in God and goes to Church “once in a long while if there is a wedding or funeral,” but he is not a tither. In his words he said:

Singer August Alsina Debuts New Hair Style

August Alsina took to his Instagram page to show off his new hair do that some of his fans like while some don't.

The singer's fans who don't like the new hair style are wondering if he's having a nervous breakdown due to the family issues he has been recently dealing with. See another photo of his new hair style after the cut...

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

'If You See Ministers Flying First Class, Take A Pic Send To Me' - Senator Ben Murray Bruce

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce took to Twitter this morning to pass the message above to Nigerians saying that Silverbird TV will keep the officials honest by airing any of their defaults. See more of his tweets after the cut...

Our Electoral Petition Tribunal is Faulty - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, in Abuja, said that election tribunals were not doing enough to curb impunity in the nation’s electoral system.

According to Tribune newspaper, the president, who spoke in the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, at the swearing in ceremony of the new chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and five national commissioners, also queried the integrity of the State Independent National Electoral Commission (SIEC) over the tendency for governing parties to always sweep local council polls most times under suspicious circumstances.