Saturday, 10 September 2016

Son of UNICAL Dean kidnapped

A statement by the Information Officer of the school, Mr Effiong Eyo,  read, “Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers yesterday (Wednesday) stormed the premises of the Dean, Professor Emeka Okwueze who was unavailable at the time of the attack, broke into his house and made away with his Plasma television and his 24 year old son who was the only one at home.

Prophet charged with illegal burial of corpses

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accused, Prophet, Emmanuel Adeyemi,who resides at No. 16, Aderinola Olamiju Close, Unity Estate, Ojodu, a Lagos suburb, is facing a two-count charge of deprivation of liberty and unlawful burial.

Transfer ban on Real Madrid “absurd” – Zidane

FIFA dismissed Real and local rivals Atletico Madrid’s appeals against a two transfer window ban on Thursday, meaning they won’t be able to register any new players until January 2018 unless further appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport are successful.

AY’s 30 days in Atlanta makes 2017 Guinness World Records

 30 days in Atlanta was officially recognized by the 2017 Guinness World Records as one of the films with the highest domestic gross in the territories of Bollywood, Nollywood and Hollywood.

Friday, 9 September 2016

Chibok girls in U.S. ‘used by NGOs to make money’ – Minister, Parents

The federal government and parents of some Chibok schoolgirls that escaped from Boko Haram, have accused non-governmental organisations of using the girls to get donations in the United States.

The minister of Women Affairs, Aishatu Alhassan, was in Maiduguri the Borno state capital, where she met with the parents and later addressed the media.
According to the minister, of the 15 girls currently in the U.S., only five are in schools as promised.

FG approves new brigade headquarters in Yenagoa, Bayelsa.

The Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai said the establishment of the new brigade in Bayelsa state was in furtherance of government’s strategic plan of reinforcing security in the state and by extension, the Niger Delta region.

According to Mr. Buratai, the Niger Delta is very important to the security and economy of the nation due to its closeness to the Gulf of Guinea and its status as an oil rich territory.


Police officer in Ondo state dismissed, for murder

Anthony Nwadike was dismissed from the Nigerian Police for allegedly killing one Sunday Joseph, a commercial motorcyclist, along Odigbo-Omifon Road, Ore, Ondo State.

Mr. Nwadike was said to have shot and killed the commercial motorcyclist (okada rider) on September 4.
He was tried in the Orderly-room, found guilty and

2 Chinese men Kidnapped in Ogun Rescued

Shen Ximing and Wei Futang have been rescued from kidnappers by the police  in Ogun State.
They were kidnapped while working on a quarry site at Odeda, but were rescued about a week later.
They are recuperating at an undisclosed hospital
Acting police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi told reporters at the command’s headquarters at Eleweran, Abeokuta, that the expatriates were rescued on Wednesday.

BBOG campaign “It is an act of solidarity for the children".- WOLE SOYINKA

Prof Soyinka spoke was speaking at the 20th anniversary of Halifield Schools, Maryland, Lagos yesterday.

The nobel leaureates faulted the police in there efforts to clamp down on the protest by the BBOG, he said, in his words...

  “It is an act of solidarity for the children. Otherwise, when you stop these demonstrations, you are saying “forget about the children,

FRSC to deploy 20,000 personnel, 697 patrol vehicles, 283 motorbikes, for Sallah patrol

Corps Marshall of the Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, noted that though the corps’ recorded a reduction in road crashes between January and August is an improvement of the figures recorded between the same period in 2015, figures of crashes and road incidents are unacceptable and must brought down significantly.

 According to the Head Media Relations and Strategy of the Corps, Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Marshal’s   while deploying 20,000 personnel, 697 patrol vehicles, 283 motorbikes, 76 ambulances

Inspector general of Police ban on public protest is illegal, says Falana

The Inspector general of Police gave the directive on Wednesday following a “clash” between the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaigners and a pro- President Muhammadu Buhari group in Abuja, on Wednesday.

But activist and lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has described

INEC postpones Edo election to Sept 28

Solomon Soyebi, INEC national commissioner in-charge of voter education and publicity, made the disclosure on Thursday during a press conference at INEC’s office in Benin.

Indian acid attack survivor models in New York Fashion show

An Indian teenager who lost an eye and had her face disfigured in an acid attack has received a rapturous response on the catwalk in New York..
Reshma Qureshi, 19, brushed off nerves to stride the runway like a professional.... MORE PICTURES AFTER CUT

Policewoman sacked after elbowing her mother's love rival

Off-duty police constable Beth Walker, a serving officer with West Midlands Police, struck out with an elbow with such force that her victim was "knocked flying" near the reduced meat section.
Footage showed Pc Walker stick out her elbow and step into the victim,

NASA has successfully launched their first asteroid-sample return mission

Designed to return a sample as large as two kilograms, the mission is likely to bring back the largest sample of alien rock since the Apollo 17 mission in 1972.

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has successfully launched from Cape Canaveral with the help of 1.2

Sunday, 4 September 2016

Donald Trump’s visit to a black church in Detroit met with disgust

A sea of protesters and a heavy police presence surrounded the church, as local residents along Grand River Avenue looked on. Chants of “No Trump, go home Trump” were raised by about 75 people in a march organized by local pastors and activists.
According to report published in

mother arrested in France on suspicion of suffocating baby

A British woman on holiday in France has been suspected of suffocating her five-month-old baby, she is being held by French police.

The father called emergency services after finding the child dead on Saturday morning at a “gite” holiday home in the village

Mother Teresa declared a saint by Pope Francis

Hundreds of thousands of people have gathered in St Peter’s Square in the Vatican to witness the canonisation of Mother Teresa, the Catholic icon revered around the world for her work with the poor and dying.

Passenger detained after storming Pilot Cockpit

EgyptAir says a passenger has been detained after storming the pilot’s cockpit on a flight carrying, 150 passengers.
The incident took place on Friday aboard a charter airline, which took off from the Saudi capital, Riyadh, to Alexandria’s Borg el-Arab airport.

Robert Mugabe to enforce “no work, no pay” Policy Zimbabwe

The Robert Mugabe-led cabinet announced in July that it had approved a ‘no work–no pay’ policy, in the wake of the workers strike that led to a stay-away earlier that month.

Minister for Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare,  Prisca Mupfu-mira who was speaking to agriculture workers in the Makonde area, said civil servants were going to be paid for the exact duration that they are at work, stressing that the government will no longer be  lenient with civil servants.


Jealous wife butchers husband;alleged moves to marry a second wife.

A jealous housewife, Oluwakemi Etu, yesterday morning hacked her husband, Mr. Kehinde Etu, down with machete, leaving him in a coma and pool of blood.

The  woman who attacked the man when he fell asleep shortly after making love to her,

Rotimi Akeredolu wins Ondo state governorshi primaries

Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu is the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ondo State

The SAN emerged winner of the APC primaries held in Akure, the state capital with 669 votes, while his closest rival, Dr. Olusegun Abraham got 635. Sola Oke scored 576 while Senator Ajayi Boroffice got 471.

Saturday, 3 September 2016

This house though

Can you live in a house with trees growing in it, its beautiful o

Jamie Vardy says rejecting Arsenal was easy and focuses on Leicester

Arsenal have suffered shikenna,

Nigerian doctor found guilty of having videos of ‘sex with snake, horse, dogs’

Cyprian Okoro, a Nigeian doctor from south-west London was on Thursday found guilty of storing extreme pornography on his mobile phone.
The General Practitioner (GP) was charged on five counts of possessing extreme pornography and one indecent image of a child.

One of the 14 persons kidnapped in River state escapes

Commissioner of Police in Rivers state, Mr Francis Odesanya.said
 that the victims are oil workers, wondered why the driver carried on even after their security escorts had stopped to fuel their vehicles.

No genuine lover of PDP will go to Obasanjo’s house

“No genuine lover of the PDP will go to the house of a man who openly destroyed his membership card and worked assiduously to ensure the party’s failure in the 2015 presidential election, to seek advice on how the way forward for the PDP.
“Sheriff can as well begin to sleep in Obasanjo’s house, it is good riddance to bad rubbish.
“Since Obasanjo is no longer a member of the PDP and he has consistently maintained that he can never return to the PDP, only those in the same league with him can go about visiting him.”
Fayose said in a statement issued on his behalf by Lere Olayinka, his media aide.

PICTURES:Nigeria Army renders free medical services in River state

Well done guys, More pictures

Mobile Police, NSCDC Men Clash at Ondo APC Primary

The shootout occurred at the entrance of the Ondo State International Centre, The Dome, venue of the gubernatorial primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The incident occurred at about 5:20 pm when some mobile policemen reportedly denied the vehicle of the State Commandant of the

AFCON 2017 Qualifiers| Nigeria 1 vs 0 Tanzania

Kelechi Iheanacho saved the day for Nigeria, scoring the only goal as the Super Eagles laboured to a slim 1-0 win over Tanzania in their final game of the AFCON 2017 Qualifiers.

Despite the huge crowd cheering them on at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Saturday, the Eagles had to wait till

September 12 is Eid el-Kabir Day

The Sultan of Sokoto,  Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Monday, September 12, as Eid-el-Kabir Day.

This followed the declaration of September 3 as the 1st of Zulhijja, 1437 AH.

Kelechi Iheanacho is now the top Nigeria earner

MANCHESTER City starlet Kelechi Iheanacho is now the top Nigeria earner in the Premier League on £85,000-a-week to knock off Chelsea star Mikel Obi.

This month, Iheanacho signed a new two-year contract extension at City till 2021, saying his new contract will “change the lives of his family”. Mikel, who moved to England 10 years ago, has been the biggest earner from Nigeria for many years and he is now on 70,000 pounds a week at Stamford Bridge.

Arsenal Legends charity match Kanu Nwankwo scores hat-trick

Kanu alongside other Arsenal legends took on Milan Glorie – formed of AC Milan counterparts –in aid of the Arsenal Foundation, with Arsene Wenger and Fabio Capello coaching the respective sides. Papillo scored 3 goals. Its still in the blood, 

Ogun State Permanent Secretary dies 24 hours after swearing in

She is Mrs. Olubunmi Odumusi.
She died in her sleep in the bedroom on midnight of Friday,at the age of 57,after a prolonged cancer ailment.

According to report in Vanguard the ailment that took her life has gulped huge money from the family to get the deceased treated both within and outside Nigeria. Odumusi was a thoroughbred journalist who rose to the rank of a Director at the Ogun State Ministry of information and Strategy,before her recent elevation to the post of Permanent Secretary.

APC leaders are clueless-Hon Monday Igbuya

“The APC has not fulfilled its promises. It has not solved the social problems, neither has it solved the economic problems. It has destroyed the economy, particularly the nation’s currency. The poor can no longer buy garri, rice and other foodstuff. APC is making a mess of the nation’s situation”

This were the words of Delta state House of Assembly speaker, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya 

Igbuya who spoke in Sapele described the change agenda of the APC as a mere propaganda, the APC government as clueless and the members of the party as great liars. He attributed the current economic situation in the country to the propounding of half-baked solutions by the current national government.

Mecca Pilgrim excreted seventy-six (76) pellets of cocain

NDLEA commander at the Azikiwe Airport Abuja, Hamisu Lawan, said A 55-year-old female passenger’Basira Iyabo Binuyo has already excreted seventy-six (76) pellets of substances found to be cocaine,

officials at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Ikeja also intercepted a 37-year-old father-of-three for inserting seven wraps of cocaine weighing 355 grammes in his anus.

New cases of Lassa fever confirmed in in Bauchi, Gombe, Plateau, Rivers States

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, said. The case reported from Gombe died on 22nd August 2016, all other cases are alive,

Money recovered from looters, can’t revive economy says Presidency

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed was speaking on a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. He said What the gorverment have recovered and if my record is right is about N78 billion, and 3 million dollars.

In his words,
“We have been able to block various accounts in which about 9 billion dollar is found but

Friday, 2 September 2016

Samsung recalls smartphones because phones are catching fire.

The decision follows reports in the United States and South Korea of the phone “exploding” during or after charging, the BBC reports.

The problem is with Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and said that battery problems were behind phones catching fire/ exploding.

Pictures: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, visits Aso Rock takes selfies with President Buhari

Reports revealed he has been in closed door meeting with President Buhari. But our President's look though lol!!!

“We are passing through a though stage" Pastor Kumuyi

General Superintendent of Deeper Christian Life Ministry Pastor William Kumuyi, has said that the current economic recession in the country was a passing phase that will lead to better times in the near future.

APC will turn Edo to Dubai, says Obaseki running mate

Speaking after receiving the endorsement of the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) in Benin City yesterday, Shuaibu who expressed joy over the endorsement of the students, asserted that the PDP intends to further destroy the economy of the state but that the people of the state will vote against them come September 10, 2016.

50years old Edet commits suicide blames it o the economy

Mr Ekanem Edet, former Secretary of the Mbiabong Village Council, popularly called Jolly Boy, waited until his wife and two sons went out before taking his life, allegedly leaving a suicide note in which he blamed his action on harsh economic condition.

Rice hustle: Bags of rice smuggled as corpses in ambulance

The mobile patrol team leader, Chief Superintendent of Customs, Mr. Ozah M., said the team noticed the frequency with which the said ambulance was patronising the international route with the ‘dead body,’ a development they thought was becoming alarming.

Man exchanges two siblings for bags of rice

A middle-aged man, abducted two siblings, who were returning from extra-moral class in Satellite area of Lagos. Thereafter, he exchanged them for two bags of rice in a shop at 63, Marwa Road, near Chemist Bus Stop.

As published on vanguard newspaper It was gathered that at the shop, the abductor told the sales girl that he would like to take two bags of rice to the mother of the children, whom he claimed owned

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Strategies of Boko Haram, how they recruits members.

A recent study bysome non-governmental Organisatons, Mercy Corps and Ford Foundation has revealed the recruitment strategies of Boko Haram in the North-Eastern part of the country.
The research, which was tagged ‘Motivations and Empty Promises: Voices of Former Boko Haram Combatants and Nigerian youth”, explored in detail how Boko Haram use financial services for recruitment and support of locals.

Strategies of Boko Haram, how they recruits members.

A recent study bysome non-governmental Organisatons, Mercy Corps and Ford Foundation has revealed the recruitment strategies of Boko Haram in the North-Eastern part of the country.
The research, which was tagged ‘Motivations and Empty Promises: Voices of Former Boko Haram Combatants and Nigerian youth”, explored in detail how Boko Haram use financial services for recruitment and support of locals.

PDP asks Buhari to resign for ‘destroying’ the economy "272 companies have shut down in the past one year"

PDP new media director, Deji Adeyanju REVELEAD in a statement

 “Nothing better showcases the absolute ineptitude and incompetence of the Muhammadu Buhari administration than the GDP, inflation and unemployment figures released by Nigerian Bureau of Statistics,” he said.

pastor arrested for keeping 30 girls as ‘sex slaves’

According to reports  Dolapo Badmos, police public relations officer (PPRO) in Lagos state, said “The command rescued about 30 young girls from the pastor’s custody,”

“Two of them acknowledged he had canal knowledge of them. However, investigation is ongoing.”
A younger brother of the pastor identified as Ikechukwu

Newly opened Calabar garment factory, employs 300

In a statement made available on Thursday, Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade said the gesture was not only in fulfillment of his dream to create jobs for citizens of the state but to inspire young men who were not privileged. MORE PICTURES AFTER THE CUT