Friday, 17 February 2017

Missing Person...

Miss Goodness Akom, aged 13, speaks English and Boki from Cross river state. Has been missing since 15/2/2017, at about 8:30am. She resides at 16 Onimole Close by Biola Bus Stop, Alakpere Ketu. If found or with useful information, please call 08039279203 or 08066881498. Another photo after the cut.

Entertainment: [Photos] Basketmouth's February 14th show at Wembley Arena 'THE BIGGEST'

History was made on Tuesday at The SSE Arena Wembley London, as fans came out to support and watch Nigeria’s biggest comedy export Basketmouth as he became the first and only African Comedian to Headline Wembley Arena.

Tuesday saw the 10th edition of Lords Of The Ribs in the UK! Basketmouth fans who were eagerly anticipating Basketmouths 10th London edition valentine show. 

Basketmouth thrilled the audience with a 1 hour and 30min set which received a standing

Tragedy: [Graphics] Two hunters found dead with multiple matchet cuts in dreaded forest in Imo State

Semi-decomposed bodies of two hunters were on Thursday, found in a dreaded forest in Ogbaku, Mbaitolu Local Government Area of Imo State.

According to Ifeanyi CY Njoku, the hunters were suspected to have been killed by alleged unknown assailants. The bodies were removed by men of the Nigeria Police Force and

Foreign News: [Graphics] Wife catches her husband with side chick on Valentine's Day and chops off the chic's legs

A Miami woman named Kasheena Mordica (left) has been arrested and charged to court for the attempted murder and severing of the leg of another lady, Ashley Weatherspoon (right) who she caught with her husband on Valentine's day. 

The tragic confrontation took place on Val's Day after Mordica found out her husband, Marco Mark was spending the day with Ashley. According to the police, Kasheena ran over Ashley with her car – and her leg was completely severed in the accident. She should have gone for her man instead...

News: [Sad] 3 confirmed dead, 23 injured as luxurious bus with 59 passengers plunges into canal in Ikorodu

Three persons were confirmed dead, 23 injured on Friday morning, February 17th, when a luxurious bus plunged into canal at Owode Elede, Ikorodu Road

A statement issued by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency says the Luxurious bus with registration number Anambra GDD 386 YE belonging to GUO Transport Service Co. LTD was gathered to be enroute Maza Maza from Aba, Abia State.

According to preliminary investigations conducted at the incident scene.The luxurious bus was said to have skidded off its track while on top speed and plunged into the Canal at Owode Elede, before Mile 12. Ikorodu Road. 

Sponsored: Grill Lounge Springs up on Awolowo Road

Located at the rooftop of popular club 57 is newly renovated bar, grill and lounge known as “Grill Lounge”. 

The ultra-modern chic lounge boasts of an impressive selection of cocktails and grill menu while overlooking the busiest street in Ikoyi (Awolowo Road).

Opening its doors officially on the 19th of February with an ‘’All you can eat off the grill’ type party, “Grill Lounge” is your go to spot for locals and visitors alike. The lounge prides itself on its upper end lounge setting, great view and amazing service.

Politics: 6 PDP members in the Lagos state House of Assembly defect to APC

Six out of the eight lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly who belong to PDP, yesterday defected to APC.

The lawmakers; Minority Leader, Hon. Akeem Bello (Amuwo Odofin the Minority II), The Minority Whip, Hon. Mosunmola Sangodara (Surulere II), Hon. Olusola Sokunle (Oshodi/Isolo I), Hon. Jude Idimogu (Oshodi/Isolo II), Hon. Dayo Famakinwa (Ajeromi Ifelodun II) and Hon. Oluwa Fatai (Ajeromi/Ifelodun I), said they decided to defect to APC because of the sterling leadership qualities of the state governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Crime: Seun Egbegbe, asked to remain in prison by Federal High Court

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday ordered Nollywood film marketer Olajide Oluwaseun Karrem popularly known as Seun Egbegbe and his co-accused, Oyekan Ayomide to be remanded in prison custody till next Tuesday when their bail applications would be entertained.

Egbegbe and his accomplice, Ayomide were last Friday arraigned before the court for allegedly defrauding some Bureau De Change (BDC) operators of multi-million naira.
The men of State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) of Lagos State Police Command, Panti-Yaba, had arraigned him and co-accused on 36 counts charge of conspiracy and fraud.  

Crime: [Photo] 18-year-old serial phone thief arrested in Oshodi, Lagos

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested an 18-year old serial phone thief in Oshodi. The suspect, Sadeeq Wasiu, who had been imprisoned seven times, was re-arrested in Oshodi on Tuesday after several months of being on the operatives’ wanted list.

Wasiu, alias “Omo Eiye”, as he is popularly called in Oshodi was arrested at Oshodi Under Bridge while trying to escape after snatching an Infinix Note 3 from an undergraduate.

News: [Photos] Saraki, Dogora, others visit President Buhari in London

President Buhari received the leadership of the National assembly led by Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Reps, Yakubu Dogara in London on Wednesday evening.

Others on the delegation are Deputy House Speaker, Yusuf Lasun and Senate majority leader, Ahmed Lawan. See more photos after the cut...

Crime: [Photo] Woman who killed her newborn baby in arrested in Ogun State

The Ogun Police Command has arrested the woman who killed her one-day old baby Wednesday morning at Sango Ota. LIB earlier reported that a woman was caught for killing her baby shortly after delivery. 

A statement issued on Wednesday, by Mr Abimbola Owoyemi, the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), said the woman identified as Foluke Owolewa, 40, was arrested after community leaders reported the incident was reported at Sango Police Divisional Headquarters.

Foreign Tech: African man builds a flying helicopter

Engineer Francis Tucker, is said to be constructing the first Helicopter in Sierra Leone. According to Sierra Loaded report, the helicopter project was initially designed for a year, but due to lack of funding, it’s almost eight years under construction. Engineer Francis is calling on Sierra Leoneans to support him with the remaining funds for the completion of the Helicopter project.

News: [Photo] 4-year-old boy kidnapped in Abuja whilst coming back from school

Four-year-old Lokoji Godwin Monday was abducted on Monday 13th January at Kadapa market Maraba Nassarawa state not far from the capital Abuja. Godwin was on his way back from school accompanied by his 9 year old older sister when they were accosted by a couple who said they liked the boys uniform and asked the sister to take them to the boys school which was just round the corner from their house.

Apparently they played upon the naivety of the sister and asked her to leave the boy with the wife whilst she showed the husband the school.

News: [Photos] Pro-Buhari rally holds in Kano state

A pro- Buhari rally held in Kano state Wednesday February 15th. The various groups that participated in the rally say they are satisfied with the policies of the Buhari-led administration. More photos after the cut...

Events: Governor of Ebonyi state gifts N500k to crippled man who was brutalized by soldiers, demands dismissal of the soldiers

The governor of Ebonyi state, Engr David Umahi has ordered the release of N500,000 to the Mr Chijoke Oraku who was brutalized by soldiers for wearing camouflage in Anambra state and also demanded the dismissal and prosecution of the two soldiers.
In a statement released by Ebonyi state Chief Press Secretary, Emma Anya, the governor said that the 21 days punishment given to soldiers was too mild and demanded their immediate dismissal from the force.

“I suggest to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.- Gen. Buratai, that those soldiers should be sacked from the army and be prosecuted immediately.” he said.

Monday, 13 February 2017

Entertainment: Tonto Dikeh write fans to confirm she has left her husband

For weeks, there has been rumours that Tonto Dikeh's marriage to Oladunni Olakunle Churchill has crashed. Today, Tonto took to her Instagram page to confirm that she has left her husband and she took her son with her.

In response to a letter a concerned fan wrote to her, Tonto revealed she has left her marriage with her son and that she gave her husband access to their son but that he has not checked up on him. 

Her letter to her fans...

"Dear 'concerned' fan, Good day.

How are you and your family? My regards, love and greetings to them.
Now to address a little bit of your letter, firstly I say I do appreciate your concern. Then I move on to say thank you. When a woman leaves her husband, she takes her child because absolutely nothing else matters to her but the child. This is what I did and I happily give all access for his father to see him. Now my question to you is that did your source also tell you that he has never called for once to Ask how his son is doing? I will admit, I

Crime: How I murdered Rofiat Damilola Adebisi, UNIOSUN student - Suspect

The Osun State Police Command on Monday, paraded the driver who killed a female student of Osun State University(UNIOSUN) Rofiat Damilola Adebisi.

Briefing newsmen at the headquarters, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Fimihan Adeoye said the suspect, Elijah Oyebode killed Rofiat on Dec. 2, 2016 and would be arraigned in court without delay.

Politics: VP Osinbajo, Rotimi Amaechi, Gov. Wike at Rivers State government house today

Minister of Transport and former governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, was at the state government house earlier today. Amaechi who has been at loggerheads with his successor, Nyesom Wike since he left office, was part of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's entourage to the state. Rotimi is on the far left o‎f the photo taken at the government house today. 

Entertainment: [Sad] Nigerian comedian slumps and dies days after sharing news of his new car on Facebook

MC Worthy Comedian, an entertainer resident in Imo State died in the early hours of this morning, only days after he bought a new car.

The Comedian was reportedly healthy and showed no signs of an illness until he started complaining of a severe headache early this morning. He reportedly slumped soon after shouting that his head ached terribly and was pronounced dead on arrival at the Federal Medical Centre Owerri.

Politics: [Photos] PDP members paid former President Goodluck Jonathan a courtesy visit

As part of efforts to resolve the crisis rocking PDP, some of the party executives led by Professor Jerry Gana, today paid a visit to former President Goodluck Jonathan at his residence in Abuja. More photos after the cut...

Crime: Three boys nabbed by Nigerian Police while attempting to rob a house in Delta State

A group of boys who broke into a house located at Mission Road, Sapele in Delta State, were nabbed by members of the vigilante group in the area. The incident reportedly happened few days ago. The suspected thieves identified as Kalu Denedo, Isaac Ijawku and William John, are currently cooling off in police custody.

Sponsored: Own A Duplex or Plot in Lekki Southern Villa and PEN Gardens (Promo)

Haven had a long reputation and "a tradition of trust" in the sale of lands. Pennek Nigeria has in its bid to satisfy the continued need for affordable building in the Lagos Metropolis and Nigeria at large is currently rolling out Terrance Duplex’s in Sangotedo, Lekki by the Novare Mall (shoprite mall)

This 4bedroom all room ensuite terrace duplex with a 2-stall garage will give you a generous space to move about (without losing that quaint, cozy atmosphere when it’s time to cuddle up with a loved one or maybe read a good book).

Graphic: Two injured in hit and run accident in Lekki

A Hit & Run accident happened on new road, Lekki Lekki-Epe Expressway. The two victims who are are said to be in a very crucial state, have been rushed to the hospital. See photos after the cut...

Crime: [Photos] Man paraded naked for allegedly killing his kinsmen using black magic

A man accused of using diabolical means to kill his kinsmen and hold some others captive was stripped and paraded naked by an angry mob in Isiala Mbano, Imo state on the 9th of February 2017.

Ekezie, who is a vulcanizer from Umuezeala-Ogwara in Ezime Mbano LGA of Imo State was accused of being behind the downfall and death of many of the villagers.

Crime: [Photos] Father arrested and prosecuted for assaulting his two children

43 year old father of three, Christopher Sule, has been arrested and prosecuted under the Child’s Right Act for physically assaulting two of his children and causing the minors' serious bodily injuries.

According to the Management Committee Chairman of the Jos South Local Government Area, Augustine Pwakim, Christopher will be made to face the law for violating the Child right act which has been enacted in the state. See photo after the cut...

Foreign News: No one should celebrate Valentine in our country - Pakistan court warns

The Islamabad High Court on Monday imposed a ban on Valentine's Day celebrations in public places and government offices across Pakistan, The Dawn reports.

The Federal Ministry of Information, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and the Islamabad High Commission have been told by Justice Shaukat Aziz, who was hearing the case, to submit their replies regarding the immediate execution of the court's orders.

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Crime: Etisalat Director murdered in broad day light by unknown assasins

According to Sochima Nweke, who posted the sad news on Facebook yesterday, the man, said to be an Etisalat Director, was assassinated in broad day light while driving in his SUV with his wife & son in Benin City yesterday. Read is post after the cut...

Photo: Meet the 7 year old girl who completed the Lagos City Marathon

Damilola oluwa seyi believing in herself started the Lagos City Marathon despite she was the youngest among several whose feet failed them. She completed the marathon without any injury or threat to her health. Young Damilola when interviewed said she will like to represent Nigeria in any Olympic games in the nearest future. Let's show young Damilola some love.

Crime: EFCC arraigns two in Port Harcourt for internet scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday arraigned Otojareri Governor Lucky (alias Sam Lewis) and Otorojareri President Mayor (alias John Jacob Carlson) before Justice J.K.Omotosho of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on a 13-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence and sending of fraudulent messages to foreigners.

Investigations revealed that the duo were arrested in their hide-out by operatives of the EFCC in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, based on intelligence reports. Specifically, the

Photos: Female medical doctor who studied in Ukraine dies after a brief illness in Warri

Dr Nancy Oghenetega Appih, the first child of Chief Efe Appih, the Chairman of Delta State branch of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers ( NIESV) was laid to rest on February, 6th, at the Mother of the Redeemer Catholic Church, Effurun, Delta State.

Born July 6, 1992, Dr. Appih graduated from the prestigious Ivana-- Frankivsk National Medical University, Ukraine. Upon her return to Nigeria, she did her House Job in Zaria,

Foreign Crime: 452 suspects linked to several crimes arrested by South African Police

In the bid to combat crimes in the country, The South African Police Service  (SAPS) has announced the arrest of 452 suspects linked to several crimes. The suspects were said to have been arrested at the Eastern Cape. According to Buzz SA, 51 suspects were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, 13 suspects were arrested for illegal dealing in liquor.

While, 388 individuals were also arrested for other crimes ranging from murder to attempted

Crime: General Overseer on the run after allegedly killing a member of his church for ritual in Delta state

Jessiah, the general overseer of a pentecostal church in Ugbolu, Delta state, is on the run after allegedly killing a church member, Ejiofor Ujah, during prayer session for rituals. Ejiofor had reportedly been asked by the pastor to come for prayers last Tuesday and he informed his wife of his movement before he left for church.

A couple of days later, when the deceased had not returned home, his wife, Rosemary Ujah, became suspicious and went to the church in search of her husband but returned

Foreign Crime: Pakistan man sentenced to16 years in jail for sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl in Malawi

The Zomba Magistrate Court in Malawi has sentenced a Pakistan national, Jaral Raja to 16 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. State Assistant Prosecutor, Josophine Chigawa told the court that Jaral Raja a businessman trading as Asante Cash and Carry at Liwonde Township had been sexually abusing the victim between 13th and 19th August 2016.

According to her, it all started when the victim who couldn't be named for legal reasons approached the offender offering to sell him her camera to raise more money to enable her travel to Zomba to visit her grandparents, but she ended up being convinced to work as a

Politics: Lai Mohammed And The APC Are Uncommonly Gifted Liars! - Reno Omokri

This is an article written by Reno Omokri. Please read on. Last week, Lai Mohammed, the infamous minister of information (if you can call what he does information) denied being a liar and rhetorically asked newsmen interviewing him to “give me one thing that I have said which is not true."

When I read that, I thought that perhaps he had repented from his demonic past time of lying. But it appears I spoke too soon and I was too hopeful!

I say this because just days after justifying himself and in response to the US congress citing Nigeria as "as the most dangerous place for Christians in the world", Lai Mohammed had the following to say:

Foreign News: 'We did not steal any cars' - Former Government replies President Akufo Addo over 200 missing state cars in Ghana

Recently, the present administration of President Akufo Addo said over 200 official cars were missing from the garage in the government flagstaff House. According to the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arthin, he said the missing state cars is forcing President Akufo to drive his own private vehicle for official duties. In a statement released Thursday, February 9, 2017, the former deputy chief of staff, Johnny Osei Kofi

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Entertainment: Funke Akindele, Yemi Alade and others nominated for Nickelodeon Kids Choice awards

Nigerian actress and producer, Funke Akindele-Bello and Award winning singer, Yemi Alade have been nominated at this year’s Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2017 alongside Trevor Noah, Lupita Nyong’o, Pearl Thusi and Wayde van Niekerk  in the “Favourite African Star” category. Hosted by WWE Superstar John Cena, Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards takes place on Saturday 11 March at USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles. See full list of nominees and categories after the cut...

Saturday, 4 February 2017

Foreign Crime: Owner of a Ponzi Firm hiding in Nigeria for 3 years arrested in India

Tightening its screw on the multi-crore ponzi scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), India's premier law enforcement agency for the investigation of corruption cases, on Friday, February 3, arrested Mir Sahiruddin, managing director of Green Ray International Limited (GRIL) who was on the run for nearly three years.

A native of Balasore district, Sahiruddin was hiding with his family in Nigeria. He had entered India on Bangladesh passport by impersonating him as Ahmed Hussain and was arrested from Kolkata.

Friday, 3 February 2017

Photo: Total Nigeria Female fuel attendant, Adeyeye Omolara returned lost N108,000 to owner

A female staff of Total Nigeria has been praised for her rare display of integrity. Adeyeye Omolara (pictured in Red) returned the sum of N108,000 that a customer lost at a branch of the station. Below is the announcement made on Facebook by Total Nigeria:
"We all know that it is widespread in Nigeria that Service Station attendants are fraudulent and in fact, they have been subtly termed as "crooks". Well, I am proud to announce to you that Total Nigeria is not in that category!

Foreign News: So sad as top SA blogger, Mpho Ranko dies, days after sharing photo from hospital bed

South African media personality, Mpho Ranko has been confirmed dead after losing his battle with skin cancer. The founder of Media 101 Mzansi Communications passed away at the Helen Joseph Hospital on Thursday Feb. 2, 2017.

Before his death, the TV commentator shared a last Instagram photo of himself lying helplessly on his sick bed. He captioned: 'Back to it'. More photos...

Security: Lagos police rescinds ban decision, to provide security for Feb 6th protest

The Lagos state police commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, has agreed to provide security for the February 6th protest that is slated to hold at the National Stadium, Lagos. After a meeting with the organizers of the rally, the Commissioner who spoke to newsmen said...

Finance: Ben Murray-Bruce mocks the change slogan of this administration

Reacting to the current high exchange rate, N500 to $1, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce mocked the change slogan of the present administration. On his Facebook page, he shared the photo above and wrote "This $100 was just changed by Adeyemi Juwoninto ₦50,000. What a change Nigeria! Oh what a promised change indeed!".

Politics: Over 1,500 APC members in Katsina State defect to PDP

Over 1,500 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina State have defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The members from Radda town, Charanchi Local Government Area, including Alhaji Mustapha Radda, APC youth mobilisation officer in the state from 2010 to 2016, joined PDP on Friday, February 3. The PDP state chairman, Alhaji Salisu Majigiri, who welcomed the defectors said a committee has been set up is to receive all the people who defected to our party from other parties.

"We shall treat all those who defected to our party equally without any form of

Entertainment: Mariah Carey burns $250,000 wedding dress meant for her wedding with James Packer

Singer Mariah Carey decided to 'hurt' her former fiancĂ© , James Packer by burning the $250,000 wedding dress she was going to wear on her wedding day to him. James Packer who dumped Mariah Carey after he found out that she was cheating on him with her dancer, bought the dress for her after he got engaged to her with a $10m ring. In her music video, "I Don't" music video which features YG, Mariah threw the gown in the fire pit.

According to TMZ, Sources close to her say it is the real Valentino dress she was going to

National Youth Council of Nigeria plans to mobilize 15,000 youths to welcome Buhari from vacation

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), says it has mobilised about 15,000 youths to welcome President Buhari at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, from vacation. President Buhari is expected to return to Nigeria on February 6, following a 10-day vacation in London. Malam Gambo Jagindi, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President of NYCN, Murtala Gamji, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday in Abuja. Jagindi call on Nigerian youths, who are the future leaders of the country to show love, solidarity and support for the President.

“The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has concluded arrangements to mobilise not less than 15,000 of its members to be at Abuja airport on Feb. 6, to

Foreign News: [Photos] Single Somali men protest over outrageous bride prices

A group of single men have gone public to protest over the inflated dowry in Somalia. In the photos, the Somali men holding signs that read 'Still I am Single', where said to have held their protest at the Mansoor hotel in Hargeisa. According to them, they said the brides' parents are extorting men through the inflated bride price in the country. More photos after the cut...

Foreign Crime: [Photo] Nigerian man sentenced to 27 years in prison for scamming hundreds of lonely American women

A Nigerian man who scammed hundreds of lonely U.S. women online was on Thursday, February 2, sentenced to 27 years in federal prison and ordered to repay $1.7 million, by U.S. District Judge David Herndon. Olayinka Ilumsa Sunmola bilked dozens of women in Missouri and Illinois alone, driving some to bankruptcy and at least one to the brink of suicide, prosecutors said.

Sunmola and others would pretend to be members of the U.S. military stationed overseas or businessmen working there, some of whom were widowers with children.

Crime: [Photo] Nigerian man nabbed in India for supplying high-grade cocaine to addicts

The Crime Branch in Nagpur, India on Thursday, February 2, nabbed a 35-year-old Nigerian national who was supplying high-grade cocaine to the addicts. The cops have seized 41 grams of cocaine worth Rs 2.46 lakh from his possession. The Crime Branch had on January 28 arrested Parag Narayan Samani (28), a native of Mumbai, on the charges of

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Foreign News: 26,000 Somali refugees stranded in Kenya over US travel ban

About 26, 000 Somali refugees in Kenya who are to be resettled in the United States cannot move to the country following the latest travel ban on Muslims by President Donald Trump.
The refugees, who have all been interviewed by the US State Department and UN were told on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, that they can't travel to the US at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

#IStandwith2baba: Seyi Law declares support for Feb 6th protest led by Tuface

Comedian, Seyi Law has joined the list of celebrities who have declared their support for the Feb 6thprotest against the government led by music legend, Tuface. He wrote on his Instagram page;
"I have seen you come under serious criticism and read from some people who think your mistakes should be held on you for ever, but I am here to tell you that I am with you. 
You didn't start the movement, you only lend your support to the voice of the people. You have only proven that at a time such as this, Nigeria and Nigerians

News-Portal Events: Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung's wife to be buried on Saturday February 4th

The first wife of the Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, Briskila, who died on Sunday January 29th, will be buried on Saturday February 4th at Sabongida, Langtang South Local Government Area of Plateau state. Dalung announced her burial date in a statement released by the Director of Information in the Ministry of Sports, Tolu Makinde.
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