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Saturday, 21 September 2019

48hours After Calling Him The Love Of Her Life, Kenya Moore Splits From Husband

Kenya Moore and Marc Daly 

Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Kenya Moore, is divorcing her husband Marc Daly after two years of marriage.

Court convicts two Process and Industrial Developments directors for fraud in Abuja

On September 19, 2019, EFCC secured the conviction of commercial director of Process and Industrial Developments Limited, (P&ID), Mohammed Kuchazi and the company’s director of process, Adamu Usman before Justice I. E. Ekwo of Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja.

Is This The Most Beautiful Police Officer In Nigeria? (Photos)

Adaobi Nwosu 

Nigeria' most beautiful police officer, Adaobi Nwosu, is celebrating her birthday today Adaobi is not only a beautiful woman, but also an iconic police officer loved, admired and seen as a role model by many.

President Trump approves troop deployment to Saudi Arabia in response to attacks on Saudi oil sites

US President Donald Trump on Friday, September 20th approved the deployment of thousands of American troops to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in response to an attack on Saudi oil facilities.

The approval was announced at the Pentagon by Defense Secretary Mark Esper. He said the deployment was at the request of Saudi Arabia, after its oil facilities were targeted in drone and missile attacks.

Indian police arrest Nigerian man, Chuka Onwumere for staying illegally in the country

A Nigerian man identified as Chukwa Onwumere Zef, along with a Sri Lankan citizen have been arrested and detained by the Kancheepuram district police near Mamallapuram on charges of staying illegally in India.

Apprentice commits suicide three months after boyfriend did same

An apprentice at a tailoring shop in Lagos, Adenike Fatai, committed suicide just three months after her boyfriend identified as Bayo Atanda did same.

The 25-year-old indigene of Kwara State who lived with her mother at Igbekele Street, Iyana Cele bus stop, Shibiri area of Lagos State has reportedly been battling depression since her boyfriend died and she took a poisonous substance suspected to be 'sniper'.

Though she left no suicide note, a quick check on her Facebook page revealed that she engaged in posts which centered on death and depression.

It was further learnt that her trauma was heightened by her late boyfriend family and friends' allegation of causing his death. Tawa, Adenike's mother who confirmed her death told Punch that she met her dead after she returned home from an evening prayer.

Friday, 20 September 2019

No Going Back On Cashless Policy - CBN

CBN 

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday said it would continue to implement the cashless policy in line with its mandate to ensure an efficient payment system, Punch has reported.

Naira Marley's fraud trial to kick off in a month

Controversial Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola better known as Naira Marley will be back in court in October 22nd for the commencement of his fraud trial. Naira Marley was arrested on his birthday, March 10th 2019 by operatives of EFCC on allegations of advance fee scam and related cyber crimes.

18-year-old girl kidnaps her cousin for N6m ransom in Gombe state

An 18-year-old girl, Hadiza Babayo has been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Gombe State for kidnapping her uncle's 4-year-old daughter.

The indigene of Lafiya Lamurde Local Government Area of Adamawa state who was paraded before newsmen reportedly connived with one Bala Shuaibu to abduct the victim from school.

Nigerian Midfielder-rated Best Tackler In Europe Ahead Of Kante, Casemiro, Others

Wilfred Ndidi 

Nigerian midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, is currently the best tackler in Europe top five leagues as reported by Allnigeriasoccer on Friday.

Ndidi, who plays for Leicester City in the English Premier League (EPL), is rated ahead of Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante, Real Madrid’s Casemiro and Everton’s Idrissa Gueye.

Former petroleum ministry director, Grace Taiga arraigned for alleged $20,000 bribe

EFCC has arraigned Grace Taiga, a former director, legal services at the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, on an eight-count charge bothering on bribery.

The anti-corruption agency accused Taiga of receiving $20,000 bribe among other charges. The former director was arraigned before an FCT high court, Abuja.

Teenage Armed Robber Caught And Tied With Rope By Vigilante In Rivers State (Photos)

The armed robber 

A teenage armed robber terrorising residents of Agga community in Rivers state has been apprehended.

According to reports, the armed robber was caught and tied with rope by local security body, (OSPAC) Onelga security planning & Advisory Committee.

Tanker filled with diesel falls on Otedola bridge, spills content across the road (Photos)

A tanker ladenned with diesel, has fallen across Otedola bridge in Lagos, spilling its content on the road. Traffic is currently on stand still on the road as most commuters are in panic mode over fears there might be a fire outbreak.

Reality TV star, TBoss, loses dad

Tboss is currently bereaved as her father, Engr Vincent Idowu, passed away today September 20th.

The former reality TV star's brother, Christopher, announced the passing of their dad on Instagram this evening.

Nigerian Couple Celebrate Their 5th Wedding Anniversary With 'Coming To America' Themed Photos

Wedding anniversaries are a very special occasion for married couples and many couples take time to plan their celebrations well.

This Nigerian couple definitely didn't want to be left out as they clock five years together. The couple who are marking their 5th wedding anniversary today September 20th, took some time to do so with "Coming to America" themed photos.

Police recovers N200,000 from mentally challenged woman in Delta (photos)

A mentally challeneged woman carrying a huge amount of money which made her a target, has been reunited with her family after police officers from Ekpan Police Divisional Headquarters in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, came to her aid.

Taraba Guber: PDP Defeats APC At Tribunal

Governor Darius Ishaku 

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Taraba State has dismissed the petition by Abubakar Danladi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging the re-election of Governor Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in the State.

15-months after, Dbanj welcomes another son with his wife, Didi Kilgrow

Ogbeta.ng can authoritatively confirm that Nigerian singer, Dbanj and his wife, Lineo Didi Kilgrow welcomed a son on September 19th in a US hospital.

Pastor Fatoyinbo asks court to dismiss Busola Dakolo’s rape lawsuit, demands N50m as damages

Founder and Senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss the rape lawsuit filed against him by Busola Dakolo.

The COZA founder who asked for dismissal of the lawsuit on grounds of incompetence and frivolity, also demanded to be awarded N50m as damages.

Newly Appointed Acting Head of Civil Service, Yemi-Esan Meets President Buhari (Photo)

President Muhammadu Buhari with acting Head of Civil Service of the federation, Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, at the State House, Abuja.

CBN Clears Air On Cashless Policy

CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele 

As reactions continue to mount following the announcement by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on cashless policy, the apex bank has given more insight into the mode of operation on the policy.

Breaking News: Tribunal Upholds Okowa Victory Amidst Tight Security

Ifeanyi Okowa 

The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Asaba, the Delta State capital on Friday upheld the victory of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last governorship election in the State, Punch Metro reports.

Man U star, Marcus Rashford, fulfills the dream of an American cancer-survivor by flying him to Old Trafford (Photos)

Manchester United sensation, Marcus Rashford, who just recently signed a new 200,000 pounds deal with the football club has fulfilled the long time ambition of a cancer survivor by flying him to Old Trafford and paying for his game tickets.

Nigerians react as suspected Port Harcourt serial killer is seen having rice and water while being paraded

A photo of the suspected Port Harcourt serial killer eating a bowl of rice with a bottle of water by his side, has angered Nigerians.

Gracious David West, arrested for the murder of numerous women in hotels in Port Harcourt and Imo state, was paraded by the police. While being paraded, he was pictured having a meal - an unusual occurrence for anyone arrested by the Nigerian Police for a crime.

Atiku Breaks Silence, Vows To Get Justice Against Buhari

Nigeria’s former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has broken his silence since the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal delivered judgment against him, vowing to pursue case against President Muhammadu Buhari to a logical conclusion, PM News reports.

Notorious Female Kidnapper Arrested In Gombe State (Photo)

The suspects 

The Gombe State Police Command has rescued a four-year-old Miss Aishatu Mohammed from kidnappers, according to Punch.

The kidnappers, Hadiza Babayo, 18, and one Bala Shuaibu, were paraded on Friday by the police command at the Special Anti Robbery Squad premises in Gombe.

Nigerian Returns $80k Bitcoins Transferred To Him In Error

Keith Mali Chung 

A Nigerian who found $80,000 dollar’s worth of bitcoin had been mistakenly transferred to him, has returned it to the owner.

Keith Mali Chung woke up to find 7.8 bitcoins in his account. That is the equivalent of $80,000 or €72,302. He immediately began trying to track down the owner of the bitcoins. Bitcoin is the original digital currency that is exchanged between users online.

Okonjo-Iweala's Elder Brother Refuses To Give Up Delta Traditional Stool For Younger Brother

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala 

Ikechukwu, the younger brother to a former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said he did not cede his rights to the of Ogwashi Uku kingdom in Delta State, insisting that the selection of his younger brother, Ifechukwude, was flawed.

Man Slaughters His Three In-Laws In Edo (Photos)

Edoghogho Omorogbe 

Men of the Edo Police command have apprehended a 44-year old man, Edoghogho Omorogbe for killing his mother in law, sister- in- law and a six- month old baby.

According to TheNation, his victims were identified as Mrs. Alice Omorogbe 52, Mrs. Blessing Efe 25 and her baby. Edoghogho killed his victims on September 10, 2019 at their residence at Iguadolor Community in Ovia North East local government area of Edo State.

Nigerian child star and actress, Yomi Adeyemi-Wilson dies at 39

Popular Nigerian child star, Oluyomi Victoria Olaniyi-Toluwalope (née Adeyemi-Wilson) is dead.

Late Yomi who became popular in the 1980s and 1990s with the popular TV series 'Third Eye' which aired on NTA died at the age of 39.

Young Man Allegedly Stabbed To Death By A Masquerade In Imo State (Photos)

The victim 

It has been revealed that a masquerade has allegedly killed a young man identified as Echezona, the son of one Theo Nwadi in Orsu-Ihiteukwa, Orsu Local Government Area of Imo State.

A Nigerian Facebook user, who disclosed this on Wednesday, said the incident happened around the Udah/Ihiteukwa axis of Orsu.

Photo of Port Harcourt hotel serial killer holding a Bible

The Port Harcourt hotel serial killer, Gracious David West, is pictured holding The Holy Bible in one of the photos posted on his Facebook account.

Tonto Dikeh Reacts After Youths Protested Against Bobrisky's Lifestyle

Bobrisky and Tonto Dikeh 

Tonto Dikeh has reacted after Nigerian youths staged a protest against popular cross-dresser, Bobrisky. The angry youths said that Bobrisky’s lifestyle is horrible and alien to African culture and thus asked him to stop it or leave Nigeria.

Bayelsa Governorship: Fresh Crisis Hits PDP As Pressure Mounts On Speaker To Resign

Some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have mounted pressure on the Speaker Emmanuel Tonye Isenah to resign his position, The Nation reports.

Annie Idibia Celebrates Husband, 2face On His Birthday

Annie and 2face 

Singer, 2face Idibia has been celebrated by his wife after he turned a year older on September 18th. Annie who took to her Instagram page, expressed deep love for the musician.

Recall that 2face also held a simple birthday celebration with BBNaija housemates yesterday.

Pastor Beaten Mercilessly After He Tried To Conduct Sexual Deliverance On A Single Lady (Photo)

Pastor David Daniel 

The Police at Ejigbo Division led by CSP Olabisi Okuwobi have rescued and arrested a 40-year old pastor, David Daniel, who reportedly went to conduct deliverance on a single lady in Lagos but started masturbating after seeing her captivating bums.

Minister Of Sports Calls Tammy Abraham's Father To Woo Chelsea Youngster

Tammy Abraham 

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has reached out to the father of Chelsea striker, Tammy Abraham, as Nigerian and English football officials battle to win over the Blues’ youngster.

BBNaija: Tacha's Team Explains 2Face's Snub Incident

2face and Tacha 

BBnaija housemate, Tacha's management has released a statement over trending claims that the housemate snubbed 2baba’s handshake during his 44th birthday celebration in the big brother house.

In the video, 2Baba could be seen trying to shake Tacha’s hand, but the housemate ignored the hand. Nigerians have been lashing out at Tacha since the video surfaced.

Suspected Port Harcourt 'Serial Killer' Confesses To Crime

Port Harcourt alleged serial killer (right) 

Suspected Port Harcourt serial killer Gracious David West has told the Nigerian police that he used pillowcases to tie a victim before she was allegedly killed in a hotel room in Rukpokwu, about 18 kilometres from Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital city.

BBNaija: Embarrassing Moment Tacha Snubbed 2face Idibia's Handshake During His Visit To The House

2Baba and Tacha 

Nigerian musician, 2face Idibia and three others visited the BBNaija house as special guests to chat with the top 10 housemates and also celebrate his 44th birthday in style.

The housemates who were excited about the visit couldn't hide their happiness.

Thursday, 19 September 2019

US Senator Resigns After Arrest On Child Pornography Charges

Sen. Michael Folmer

Pennsylvania state Sen. Michael Folmer handed in his letter of resignation Wednesday amid allegations that police found child pornography on his phone, Senate leaders said.

"We are sickened and disturbed by the charges brought against Mike Folmer yesterday. We have reviewed the criminal complaint and spoke with Mike Folmer early this morning to insist on his resignation from the Senate," read a statement from Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman.

Tania Omotayo shares adorable picture of her daughter

Tania Omotayo has shared a beautiful new photo of her baby daughter on Instagram.

The excited mum shared a photo of Sarai Sumbo's hair in three buns and said it took her over an hour to get the hair done because her child won't sit still.

Nigeria's Latest Position On FIFA Ranking Revealed

File Photo 

Nigeria are now the 34th-ranked team in the world according to the September Fifa rankings. The three-time African champions dropped one place from their previous 33rd position, gathering 1482 points, following their 2-2 draw against Ukraine in the international break.

General Overseer Impregnates 12-year-old Girl In Edo State (Photo)

A man of God identified as Pastor Marvelous Odalo Eranto-Eranto is under fire after allegedly defiling and impregnating a girl, now confirmed to be 12-years old in Edo.

House Of Reps Intervenes, Stops CBN's Directive To Charge Money On Deposits And Withdrawals

House of Representatives 

The house of representatives has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the implementation of cashless policy it recently re-introduced. The decision by the House was made at the plenary session on Thursday.

Kanye West tops Jay-Z and Drake to become Forbes 2019 highest paid hip-hop act

Kanye West became Forbes' highest paid hip-hop act for the first time in his career following the top 20 list for 2019 which was released on Thursday September 19.

70 Percent Of Prison Inmates In Kano Are Awaiting Trials

File Photo 

The Prisoner Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) a Non governmental Organization, has revealed that 70 Percent of prisoners in Kano Prisons are awaiting trails that span years.

Davido Opens Up About His Life And Fiancee, Chioma, Reveals Which Country's 'Jollof Rice' Is Best (Video)

Davido 

New York based radio station hot 97 recently had a chat with DMW label boss and superstar Davido and we’ve got everything you need right here.

OBO talked about growing up in Atlanta and how his music grew big in Africa, getting Chris Brown to be part of his ”Blow My Mind” single and plans to bring him to Nigeria in December.

President Buhari heads to New York to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

President Buhari will depart Abuja Sunday for New York, United States to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74) which opened on Tuesday, September 17.

The President’s participation at this year’s gathering of world leaders is particularly significant as it coincides with Nigeria’s Presidency of UNGA.