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Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Her Royal Majesty, the British Queen and Her Dogs Stun on the Cover of Vanity Fair (Photos)

The Queen cosies up to Willow, Vulcan, Candy and Holly in the grounds of Windsor Castle on the cover of Vanity Fair's summer issue. 

Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, has landed a starring role in the latest edition of Vanity Fair magazine by appearing as its cover girl for the second time on the front of the magazine's summer edition.

The cover of the new edition of the magazine which hits UK newsstands on Friday, sees the queen in a colourful image shot by acclaimed fashion photographer Annie Leibovitz.

16,000 Government Workers Reportedly Sacked in Oyo State

Governor Abiola Ajimobi 

Oyo State made a rare appearance on the trending table of Twitter today, 31st of May, 2016 as sacked workers reportedly numbering up to 16,000 took to the micro blogging site to air their pains to the outside world after they unjustly lost their jobs.

It should be noted that the state government is currently owing the workers salaries for not less than 4 months. Viral reports have it that the massive sack is not far from Bank Verification Number issues which affected majorly those banking with Skye Bank as gathered from the tweets.

They are calling on stakeholders and human rights activist to stand up to their aid. Within minutes, the hashtag #OyoStateIsStinking_ made it to the trending table during which the people voiced their grievances.

There was no official statement from the governor, Abiola Ajimobi at the time of filing this report.

See their tweets below:

See Graphic Photos of Armed Robbers Shot Dead in Failed Robbery Attempt in Port Harcourt

According to photos making rounds online and social media, there was a failed armed robbery attempt today, Tuesday, May 31 on stadium road, Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital.

House of Reps Amends Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act, Strips President of his Power

Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara 

The House of Representatives has considered and passed an amendment to the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act, Channels TV reports.

The new amendment mandates the bureau to ensure that any one deemed to have breached the provision of the act is given the chance to explain before such a case is referred to the tribunal.

Shocking Adverse Drug Reaction: See What Happened to a Lady After Taking Septrin in Katsina

According to a Twitter user who shared the photo on social media, a woman has fallen victim to Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) in Katsina State, after taking Septrin Sulphamethoxazole tablet as the adverse drug reaction turned her to black.

Record Label Sues Runtown, Bar Him from Recording or Performing at Events

Runtown and his record label's letter 

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has directed popular Nigerian musician, Douglas Jack-Agu a.k.a Runtown from performing at any event or any form of recording for the time being unless with the approval of his record label, Ericmany Limited who presently holds the copyright to all his music.

New Immigration Boss Orders Arrest of Ex-Ministers and Senators

Muhammad Babandede 

Newly-appointed Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede has ordered the arrest of all former political office holders who are still in possession of their diplomatic passports.

According to Vanguard, the CG gave the order during his maiden parley with top management staff of the Service in Abuja.

This a developing report, however, more details will be provided soon...

Bank Customers Scamper for Safety as Soldier & Policemen Clash in Calabar Banking Hall

According to The Nation, earlier today, some customers who went to a popular new generation bank in Calabar got more than they bargained for when a fight broke out between a soldier and some four mobile policemen inside the bank.

Naira Crashes Against the Dollar at Interbank Market...See It's Current Value

Despite the Central Bank of Nigeria yet to roll out the details of the new flexible exchange rate policy, which is a monetary system that allows the exchange rate to be determined by supply and demand, the nation’s currency naira has switched to N285 to a dollar at the interbank market, The Guardian reports.

FG Orders Auditor-General in Nigeria, Samuel Ukura to Retire...See Details

Mr. Samuel Ukura 

The office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) has directed the Auditor-General, Mr. Samuel Ukura, to proceed on retirement, according to the Nation.

Joseph Yobo Gets Juicy Political Appointment from Governor Nyesom Wike

Joseph Yobo greeting the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike 

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has appointed Former Super Eagles Captain, Joseph Yobo as Senior Special Assistant on Sports Development to the Governor.

The governor has also appointed Mr Chibuzor Aholu as Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Financial Matters.

A statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media noted that both appointments take immediate effect.

Baba Is Working! Buhari's First Year in Office Gets Approval Rating of 64% by International Body

President Muhammadu Buhari 

The public opinion poll conducted by NOIPolls Limited in a series of monthly presidential approval ratings to appraise the job performance of President Muhammadu Buhari since assuming office on May 29, 2015, has revealed that the president got an average job approval rating of 64 per cent.

Ben Bruce was Barred for Breaching Protocol - Senator Blasts Misleading Ben Bruce's Rant

Buhari and the senators at state dinner 

It was widely reported earlier today that popular senator from Bayelsa State, Ben Murray-Bruce, on Monday, said operatives of the State Security Service prevented him from greeting President Muhammadu Buhari at a state dinner organised to mark 2016 Democracy Day.

I Received N450m for Campaign - PDP Chairman Speaks on Alleged Diverted Funds

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the outgoing chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa state, Joel Madaki, has acknowledged that he received N450 million for the campaign of the party in Adamawa.

Former Anambra PDP Governorship Candidate Joins APC

Tony Nwoye 

Addressing stakeholders from Anambra East and Anambra West in his country home at Nsugbe in Anambra East local government area during an empowerment grant to them, former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) guber candidate in Anambra State, Tony Nwoye, is set to pitch tent with the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC).‎

JUST IN: PDP National Secretariat Finally Re-opens, BoT Secretary to Address Workers

We reported it here early last week that the Nigerian Police sealed off the Wadata Plaza national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja following the party’s parallel national convention that saw the party divided as their conventions produced three sets of leaders.

According to new reports reaching us this morning, the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been opened to members of staff of the party only.

Meanwhile, the BoT Secretary, Ojo Maduekwe will be addressing members of staff today inside the NEC Hall according to an advisory issued by the party.

Booty Alert! See the Chubby Bridesmaids that Rocked a Nigerian Wedding (Photos)

Check out the chubby and curvy bridesmaids on the bridal train of Oyindamola, the creative director of Lemiral Couture, at her wedding late last year, 2015.

Yesterday there was mixed reactions on social media when Beat FM's OAP, Osi Suave, revealed how he had to console one of his friends who was not allowed to be part of her friend's bridal train because of her weight.

Some reactions to the disclosure suggests that the discrimination is becoming a steady trend nowaday, as most brides nowadays seem to prefer using slim ladies for their bridal train which according to them achieves the best pictures.

Below is what the Beat FM's OAP said that caused debate on social media, followed by the photos Oyindamola shared proving that chubby is also sexy:

So Sad! See Graphic Photo of Policeman Killed in Error By Soldiers Along Bauchi Road

The policeman allegedly killed by the soldiers 

This is the graphic photo of a policeman who was accidentally killed by soldiers at a checkpoint along Bauchi to Jos road on Saturday.

According to a press statement from the army, the error was a result of the refusal of the driver of the bus to stop at the checkpoint for routine checks of occupants.

Ondo Workers to Begin Indefinite Strike Tomorrow over Unpaid Salaries

Governor Olusegun Mimiko 

Government workers in Ondo State will as from tomorrow begin an indefinite strike over non-payment of five months salaries.

According to a source from the labour union, workers are expected to stay away from work until the oustanding arrears are paid. All government hospitals in the state will equally be shut down.

But reacting to the report, an aide to the Governor who does not want his name in print told DAILY POST that the workers are still in a meeting with the government, and it will be too early to conclude that they will embark on an indefinite strike tomorrow. He advised the reporter to wait till the outcome of the meeting.

Details shortly.

Niger Delta Avengers Deny Arrests of Suspected Members by the Nigerian Army

The Niger Delta Avengers have reacted to claims made by the military that it arrested 10 members of the dreaded militant group.

It called the claims by the Nigerian Army as another lie meant to deceive the public. The information was made public in a number of tweets posted on twitter.

See below:

JUST IN: IG of Police Orders Disarmament of IPOB Members

IGP, Solomon Arase 

Following the killing some police officers in Asaba, Delta state, by a mob of Biafra campaigners on Monday, the inspector-general of police (IGP), Solomon Arase, has ordered the immediate disarmament of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Suspected Laptop Thief Beaten to 'Stupor' in Ikorodu, Lagos (Photos)

The nabbed suspect 

An 18-year old boy was captured stealing a laptop in a shop in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State. He was allegedly spotted the shop owner during which he immediately bolted. He scaled bout three fences while the business owner raised a loud alarm that alerted residents at 4:00pm yesterday during which he was nabbed and beaten mercilessly.

An eye witness claimed the teenage burglar had issues standing upright without assistance after being manhandled.

See more photos below...

President Buhari to Visit Niger Delta on June 2 Amid Bombings from Militants

President Buhari 

In a statement issued by Chijioke Amu-Nnadi, the Head of Corporate Affairs unit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari will visit the oil rich region to launch the Ogoni land clean-up on June 2.

According to the statement, the Minister of the Environment, Amina Mohammed, confirmed the date when she visited Bodo in Gokana Local Government Area of the state to inspect an oil spill clean-up demonstration.

Why Protesting MASSOB & IPOB Members Were Killed - Nigerian Army Tell Side of the Story

COAS, TY Buratai 

In a statement made available to Premium Times in Enugu by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, the Nigerian Army said its troops, alongside other security agencies, acted in self-defence as well as in defence of lives and property of peace-loving Nigerians when it shot dead at least five members of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Monday.

President Buhari Inherited 'Heavy Baggage from Jonathan - Wole Soyinka Speaks Out

Wole Soyinka 

Speaking in Johannesburg, South Africa, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has said it would take time for President Muhammadu Buhari to heal the injuries inflicted on Nigeria by former president, Goodluck Jonathan, adding that the immediate past government left a 'heavy baggage' and 'burden' that may take a while to tackle.

Shocking! 1-year-old Boy Attains Puberty and Has the S*xual Urges of a Full Grown Man

Not real photo 

A little boy who is just one year old has shockingly attained puberty and already has the s*xual urges of a fully grown man.

The one year-old boy in Delhi is suffering from a rare condition called precocious or early puberty. He reportedly has fully grown s*xual organs and desires like that of a 25-year-old man.

Buhari Embarrasses Senator Ben Bruce Publicly at State Dinner...See Details

Ben Murray-Bruce 

A senator from Bayelsa State, Ben Murray-Bruce, on Monday said operatives of the State Security Service prevented him from “greeting” President Muhammadu Buhari at a state dinner organised to mark 2016 Democracy Day, according to Premium Times.

We Were Saying Rubbish During The Campaign - Buhari Makes Startling Confessions about Election Promises

President Muhammadu Buhari 

President Muhammadu Buhari says his party didn't know what they were getting into before making so much promises to Nigerians, and as such made life difficult for themselves with the high expectations from Nigerians because of the long list of promises made.

Niger Delta Militants Strike in Onitsha, Attack Gunboats, 8 Soldiers Feared Dead

Niger Delta militant group, Concerned Militant Leaders (CML), has claimed responsibility for yesterday’s attack at Onitsha river, Anambra State, where eight soldiers were feared dead.

Spokesman of the group, popularly known as General Ben, revealed this yesterday in the social media. He also claimed the group executed the attack in Nkpor where three persons were killed and the burning of a police patrol van in Onitsha.

I'll Soon Disclose What Killed Abacha & MKO Abiola - Hamza Al-Mustapha Speaks Out

Hamza Al-Muspha 

Speaking at a press conference in Lagos on Monday, Hamza Al-Mustapha, the chief security officer to Sani Abacha, the late military dictator, says he would soon give the details of what killed Abacha and MKO Abiola, self-acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 election.

Shocking! Man Beheads 7-year-old Brother for Money Rituals (Photo+Video)

Herbert Were brutally beheaded his 7-year-old brother for money rituals 

Police men in Uganda have arrested a 21-year-old man who reportedly beheaded his 7-year-old brother so he can use his head to get rich. The incident happened in Uganda.

According to NTVUganda, the man identified as Herbert Were beheaded his brother, Joel Ogema both residents of Busia district on the Kenya-Uganda border. The police revealed that Were confessed that he beheaded his younger brother after being instructed to do so by a member of Illuminati in Kampala.

Shocking! Plateau Government Traces 1,832 Ghost Teachers to One Individual

Governor Simon Lalong 

A staff verification exercise in Plateau State has traced 1,832 ghost teachers to a single individual who is not even a teacher, while many more beneficiaries of the syndrome abandoned their salaries in bank accounts, the state governor has said.

Beautiful Female Doctor Needs a Loving Man for a Serious Relationship....See Her Photo + Details

A young medical practioner, Dr June Leech from Nairobi, Kenya is currently seeking a man in her life. She has written to Joro Olumofin with a shared picture to make a bold statement.

See her details below:

Monday, 30 May 2016

Endowed Nollywood Actress, Susan Peters Celebrates Birthday with Flawless Photos

Multiple award-winning Nollywood actress, Susan Peters who has featured in over 50 movies, is celebrating her birthday today and shared some of her new photos where she appeared flawless.

The photo-shoot of the successful model, interior designer and beauty salon owner, was styled by Susan’s fashion outlet Suez Place with photos shot by Moussa Moussa.

We are totally crushing on the yellow dress!

More beautiful photos below...

So Shameful! You Won't Believe How a Sidechic Attacked Her Boyfriend's Wife on Facebook (Photo)

In this shocking rant that turned out to be a public disgrace, a Benin side-chic has made a mockery of herself by going on Facebook to fight the wife of the man she is having s*x with.

A frustrated sidechic who is in the game for money has left herself totally disgraced after she took the war between her and a man's wife she is having an affair with to Facebook.

The sidechic who went to the wall of the man she is dating exposed her waywardness by ranting and disgracing herself.

Evil Son: Graphic Photo of a Man Who Beheaded His Mother for Ritual Purpose

Zuma Times Hausa has exclusively reported that the above young man named Haliru who joined a secret cult, was asked to bring his mother for sacrifice, and the evil son beheaded his mother named Zandi in the North-eastern Nigeria.

Below is how Zuma Times reported the story in Hausa language;

Graphic Photos of Unarmed Biafran Protesters Allegedly Killed by the Army

We reported it here earlier today that the Nigerian military allegedly shot and killed unarmed pro-Biafra agitators who embarked on street protests today in the Southeast and some parts of Anambra state, especially Onitsha to commemorate its 50th year anniversary.

According to reports, fight broke out between some policemen and some people suspected to be members of the Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), when they were marching to demand independence for a proposed separatist Biafra.

Below are graphic photos of MASSOB members allegedly killed by the Nigerian army and police we gathered from social media...

BREAKING NEWS: Biafra Protesters Allegedly Kill Policeman, Dump 2 Officers in River Niger

MASSOB Protesters 

According to a report on TheCable, some suspected members of the Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) have thrown two policemen into River Niger, and stabbed another officer to death.

A police officer, who pleaded anonymity, told NAN that the protesters attacked some officers at the bridge, overpowered two of them, before throwing them into the river.

GOOD NEWS: Naira Gains Against The Dollar...See It's Current Value

The value of the naira in the black market against the dollar is gradually recovering as hoped by several Nigerians due to its status as the lifeline of the Nigerian economy.

See details below...

Excess Crude Account: EFCC Traces $20bn Missing Oil Cash to Jonathan's Campaign

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced the diversion of the substantial part of the missing $20billion oil cash to the 2015 electioneering campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The anti-graft agency discovered how the cash was transferred and wired into secret accounts for political purposes.

Biafra Remembrance Rally in Onitsha Turns Bloody as Soldiers Allegedly Kill 8 People (See Graphic Photos)

Reports have emerged of a military shooting of unarmed protesters at a church in Onitsha as a signal from the Nigerian military obtained by Saharareporters claims that Nigerian security agents are battling with pro-Biafra agitators in part of Anambra state, especially Onitsha.

JUST IN: Ex-Chadian Ruler Sentenced to Life Imprisonment in Historic Landmark Judgement

Hissene Habre 

In a historic landmark judgement, the Extraordinary African Chambers in Dakar Senegal, on Monday, sentenced former Chadian dictator, Hissene Habre, to life imprisonment for human rights abuses, extrajudicial killings and rape.

See the Face of a Robber Caught Stealing a Motorcycle During a Sunday Church Service

The suspect with the motorcycle 

A suspected thief who sneaked into the Foursquare Gospel Church, in the Magboro area of Ogun State and stole a motorcycle belonging to one of the worshippers, has been caught after he stunned the congregation at the service on Sunday.

#HappyDemocracyDay: Check Out These Cute Throwback Photos of Muhammadu Buhari

Throwback photo of president Muhammadu Buhari 

Throwback photos of Muhammadu Buhari, sworn-in a year ago as President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, after making history by being the first Nigerian opposition candidate to defeat an incumbent in a presidential election. #‎HappyDemocracyDay

More photos below...

JUST IN: Nigerian Soldiers Invade Tompolo's Home-town in Kurutie, Delta State

According to a report on Vanguard, Nigerian military troops this morning at about 4.30am, invaded on Kurutie (aka Little London), another community in Gbaramatu kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, ‎in six gunboats hunting for members of the Niger Delta Avengers.

See How Gunmen Stormed Rivers Community, Murdered the Oldest Man Alive, 7 others

Several gunmen invaded Ozochi community in Ahoada East Local Government of Rivers State over the weekend and killed eight persons, including the oldest man in the village. Many houses, shops and other properties were destroyed by the gunmen.

Tragedy in Lagos as Bricklayer Stabs Friend to Death...See Details

The victim 

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old bricklayer identified as Demola Wasiu who is an apprentice in a mechanic workshop on Ajele Street, Lagos Island, for allegedly killing his friend, Lekan Omotosho.

According to Punch Metro, Wasiu who is an indigene of Ede, Osun State, stabbed the victim in the armpit after he refused to charge his phone for him, adding that the victim lost a lot of blood before he was rushed to the Lagos Island General Hospital, where he died on Friday.

EFCC Recovers N900m Hidden in the Account of Jonathan's Kinsman

Former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered N900m from Mr. Waripamowei Dudafa, a former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.

According to Punch, the money was found in one of Dudafa’s accounts, which was immediately frozen.

Why Buhari Did Not Release Details of Stolen Asset Recovered from Corrupt Officials - Presidency

Lai Mohammed 

Speaking on Sunday evening, hours after President Muhammadu Buhari’s Democracy Day broadcast, the outspoken Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, revealed that the president did not release details of looted asset, recovered from corrupt persons, due to 'legal reasons'.