Ogbeta.ng: June 2019

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

AFCON 2019: Ighalo Will Start Against Guinea, Gernot Rohr Confirms

Odion Ighalo 

Odion Ighalo is fit enough to start for Nigeria in Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations clash against Guinea. Head coach Gernot Rohr confirmed that the 30-year-old has recovered sufficiently from the muscle injury suffered while on duty for Shanghai Shenhua.

Billionaire Tony Elumelu And Wife, Awele Vivien In Loved Up Family Photos

Tony Elumelu and wife, Awele Vivian Elumelu 

The Chairman of the United Bank of Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu has showed off photos with his wife and family while celebrating his wife, he wrote "Queen of House TOE; my quiet backbone and mom extraordinaire."

Flamboyant Nigerian businessman Mompha and wife celebrate 8th wedding anniversary

Flamboyant Nigerian businessman, Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha and his wife are celebrating their 8th wedding anniversary today, June 26, 2019.

He Rubbed His Private Part In My Face, Pulled My Dress Up - Ex-Beauty Queen Accuses Ex-President Of R*pe

Fatou "Toufah" Jallow 

A 23-year-old former beauty queen in The Gambia, Fatou "Toufah" Jallow, has said she was raped by ex-President Yahya Jammeh when he was in office.

Her testimony is part of a Human Rights Watch and Trial International report that details another alleged rape and sexual assault by Mr Jammeh.

Outrage As Female Doctor Goes Topless On Social Media (Photos)

Cherry Entafield 

Controversial Nigerian medical doctor, rapper, Nollywood actress and dancer, Cherry Entafield has set social media on fire by stripping topless on Instagram just to show off her new tattoo.

Zaha Wants Arsenal Move But Gunners Can't Afford Him

Wilfried Zaha 

Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha is keen on a move to Arsenal, but the Gunners can't afford him according to BBC Sport correspondent David Ornstein.

The Eagles want around £80 million ($101.4m) for the 26-year-old, a figure which Arsenal simply cannot match after failing to qualify for the Champions League.

Peace At Last! Joy As Two Warring Cult Groups Finally Become Friends In Rivers

Recently, two warring cult groups in Ibaa and Obelle communities in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, signed a peace accord, as part of their commitment to the peace and unity in Ibaa. It was not the first.

It was learnt that the communities have had similar agreement twice. This time, the signing was done before traditional rulers, chiefs, elders, women, security operatives and authorities of the local government council. It was done at Ibaa town hall.

Ghana Deports 17 Nigerian Yahoo Boys (Photo)

The fraudsters were deported from Ghana 

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has deported 17 out of 29 persons arrested in Ho, the Volta Regional capital for their alleged involvement in cyber crimes, known in Nigeria as ‘yahoo, yahoo’.

According to The Ghanaian Times, the Nigerians were handed over to the GIS for screening, following their arrest to determine their immigration status.

BBNaija Finalists, Alex And Tobi Congratulate Winner, Miracle On New Certification


Former finalists of the 2018 Big Brother Naija, Alex Asogwa and Tobi Bakre, on Wednesday, congratulated the winner of the show, Miracle Ikechukwu, who just obtained his certification as an Instrument Rated pilot.

Buffon Close To Sensational Juventus Return

Gianluigi Buffon 

Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon is set to make a sensational return to the club after announcing his Paris Saint-Germain departure.

The 41-year-old left the Serie A champions at the end of his contract in June 2018 after 17 years with the club, opting to move to France and sign a one-year deal with PSG.

NDLEA Arrests 208 Suspects, Seizes 2,424.77kg Illegal Substances In Osun

File Photo 

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Osun State Command, says its operatives have apprehended a total of 208 suspects in the last twelve months, while illegal substances amounting to 2,424.77kg were seized.

Internet fraudster bags 35 years in Ilorin

Justice M. Abdulgafar of a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin today convicted and sentenced an internet fraudster, Ajayi Temitope Charles to 35 years in prison without an option of fine.

A statement from EFCC says Charles was first arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 13, 2019 for engaging in internet fraud.

Drama As Super Eagles Go On Strike In Egypt, Shun Training Over Unpaid Allowances

Super Eagles 

Super Eagles players boycotted Tuesday’s pre-match conference and could boycott Tuesday evening’s training, PM News reports.

Nigeria’s preparation for Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tie with Guinea suffered a setback as a bonus row took centre stage.

President Trump appoints Stephanie Grisham as new White House Press Secretary

President Donald Trump has named Stephanie Grisham who was until now the spokeswoman for his wife Melania as the new chief White House press secretary.

EFCC Arraigns Suspected Fraudster Over $12,000 Romance Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office has arraigned Aretuemhen Frank (a.k.a Williams Rodgers) before Justice M. L Abubakar of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on four- count charge bordering on false pretences, impersonation, possession of scam documents and obtaining money by false pretence.

Popular YouTube star Etika found dead in a river after posting video expressing suicidal thoughts

American YouTube star, Etika who is popularly known for his videos about video games has been found dead at the age of 29.

This heartbreaking news comes just days after the NYPD started a search for the YouTuber, whose real name was Desmond Amofah.

Actress Angela Okorie Under Attack On Social Media Over Indecent Dressing

Angela Okorie 

Angela Okorie dressed in a transparent outfit as she appeared to be honouring a date with an undisclosed person.

The tall actress wore an outfit that gave away a large chunk of her body as she was walking seductively into a hotel on high heels. This action hasn't gone well with the fans of the single mother as they have criticized her.

IK Ogbonna Shares Advice On Avoiding Marital Crisis After Wife Confirms Split

IK Ogbonna and Sonia Morales 

IK Ogbonna has taken to his Insta-Story today to share an advice on avoiding marital crisis, hours after his estranged wife, Sonia Morales confirmed that their marriage has ended.

Recall we reported earlier that Sonia, Ogbonna’s estranged wife confirmed that they are no longer together as she slammed those asking her to get back together.

Nigerian Billionaire, Dantata Reportedly Flies His New N81m Helicopter To His Office (Photo)

Dantata owns the expensive helicopter 

MRS Group Chairman, Sayyu Dantata said to be one of the richest men in Nigeria has been reportedly spotted flying his chopper to work.

The new R-22 Robinson helicopter which costs a whopping $225,000 traveled from the MRS Head Office in VI to his warehouses in Apapa with Dantata as pilot.

Senate President, Lawan Reveals How Much He Earns As Salary Every Month

President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan 

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has said that there was nothing like jumbo salary for National Assembly members as being speculated in some quarters.

Lawan made the disclosure, when members of the Senators’ Forum paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Abuja on Tuesday. While further disregarding the jumbo pay issue, he revealed that his monthly salary as a lawmaker and that of his colleagues was N750,000.

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Actress Queen Wokoma shares first photo since her husband announced the end of their marriage

Yesterday, Prince Allison, the husband of actress Queen Wokoma, announced via his IG page that their almost 2 year old marriage has crashed.

Zimbabwe Bans Use Of U.S. Dollars, Others

In a bid to defend its fledgeling new currency against black market speculation, Zimbabwe‘s Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has outlawed the use of the US dollar and a host of other foreign currencies in local transactions.

Nigerian Heavyweight Boxer, Samuel Peter Returns To Boxing

Samuel Peter 

Hughie Fury will be facing former WBC heavyweight champion Samuel Peter in a 10 round fight on the undercard of Amir Khan vs. Neeraj Goyat next month on July 12 at the King Abdullah Sports City, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Khan-Goyat will be shown on Channel 5 in the UK.

Ekiti Corper Dies After Complaining Of Headache (Photos)

The late corper 

A member of the National Youth Service Corps, Oghomwen Omoruyi Honour serving in Ekiti State, has died.

The Mass Communications graduate of Auchi Polytechnic died on Monday, June 24, 2019, shortly after complaining of headache.

Actress Venita Akpofure's Marriage Crashes Over Domestic Violence, Money

Venita Akpofure 

Actress and video vixen, Venita Akpofure's marriage has reportedly crashed due to lack of money and domestic abuse as reported by SDK.

SDK who confirmed that Venita Akpofure's marriage has crashed, further reported that she has already moved out of her husband's home as she was not allowed to work to help in their finances.

Anambra Corper Dies 4 Days To Her POP (Photos)

Late Glory 

A National Youth Service Corps member 2018 Batch B stream 1, Glory Adomagbo has died four days to pass out of National service to take place on the 27th June 2019.

She died by accident on Sunday, 23rd June 2019 around 10:00 pm while on her way to Edo state to obtain the form she'll use for her NYSC final clearance.

Harrysong Slams American Djs Who Said Wizkid Is Nobody Without Drake

Harrysong has slammed the American DJs who said that Wizkid is nobody without Drake, during a recent episode of their ‘Road Podcast’.

'It's A Dream Come True' - Nigerian Footballer, Chukwueze Speaks On Playing For The Super Eagles


Super Eagles new kid on the block, Samuel Chukwueze, has expressed his happiness at playing for Nigeria after making his tournament debut for the national team in a 1-0 defeat of Burundi at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Alexandria, Egypt on Saturday.

Atiku Opens Up On Tribunal Ruling, Reveals His Party Was Not Denied Access To Inspect INEC Server

Atiku Abubakar 

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has said his request and that of his party to inspect the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission was not rejected by the Presidential Election Tribunal, according to Punch.

Tiwa Savage Stuns In New Photos

Popular Nigerian singer, Tiwatope Savage, professionally known as Tiwa Savage, shares new photos looking peng.

Serious Commotion As Lightning Strikes Car In Abuja (Photos)

Photos have emerged on social media showing the damage a lightning strike did to a car in Abuja. The rather shocking story was told on social media by a Twitter user @theo_doora who explained that the affected car is actually her aunt's car.

Brave Security Officer Shot In The Stomach While Confronting Armed Robbers In Ogun (Photo)

Armed Robbers, on Sunday night, shot an official of So-Safe Corps, a security arm of Ogun State Government, during a robbery operation at Olorunsogo community located in Oke-Lantoro area of Abeokuta, the state’s capital, Premium Times reports.

Popular Actor Vows Not To Act Again Until Missing Girls Are Found

Clemento Suarez 

In a bid to mount pressure on the Police to rescue the missing Takoradi girls, actor/comedian, Clemento Suarez has vowed to stop acting until they are found.

Clemento said this whilst promoting his latest play “Adam In Court” on Entertainment Review on Peace FM on Saturday, June 22 2019.

Isaac Success Proposes To His Girlfriend With Expensive Ring

Success and girlfriend 

Nigerian footballer, Isaac Promise is a happy man after his girlfriend said yes to his proposal. The Super Eagles player took to his social media page to reveal the goodnews while showing off an expensive ring he used for the proposal.

Rick Ross' ex-fiancee Lira Galore flaunts her bikini body in new photos

Instagram model, Lira Galore who is currently on vacation in Santorini, Greece shared these sexy photos of herself posing on board a yacht while clad in a white bikini.

South Africa TV personality, Boity Thulo gifts herself a brand new Range Rover Lumma (Photos)

South African Tv personality, Boity Thulo has just acquired a brand new Lumma Range Rover Sport SUV.

She showed off the new whip moments ago and wrote, 'my incredible baby is finally here! Welcome home'.

Two Nigerian drug peddlers arrested in India, 254 grams of cocaine seized from their possession

Two Nigerian drug peddlers and one from Ivory Coast, were arrested and 254 grams of cocaine worth 15 lakh was seized from their possession after a raid at their residence at Khadarbagh near Golconda in Hyderabad on Sunday night.

Power Generation Falls to 3,390MW, Seven Plants Idle

The nation’s power generation dropped to 3,390.7 megawatts on Monday as seven plants, including three built under the National Integrated Power Project, sat idle.

Electricity generation has been hovering around 2,600MW and 3,800MW as of 6.00 am every day since the start of this month, according to data obtained by a Punch correspondent.

Excitement As TB Joshua Performs Miracles In Nazareth, Draws Huge Crowd (Photos)

Prophet T.B. Joshua, like a rock star, has drawn a record crowd of evangelical Christians from all over the world to a mass faith-healing in a stadium just outside Jesus’s hometown of Nazareth in Israel.

The prayer session which began on Sunday ended Monday with Joshua proclaiming the enactment of many miracles. His Twitter account splashed photographs of several worshippers who claimed to have been healed of their ailments.

AIT Presenter, Ohimai Amaize Flees Nigeria Over Threats Of Arrest

Ohimai Amaize 

Journalist and presenter of the popular @KakaakiSocial on African Independent Television (AIT), Ohimai Amaize, has fled Nigeria on exile.

SaharaReporters gathered that Amaize, popularly called MrFixNigeria, left Nigeria over threats and concerns he was going to be arrested and framed for treason and incitement by the Muhammadu Buhari regime.

Kogi Guber: I Will Be Governor In November - Dino Melaye Boasts

Dino Melaye 

The Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye has expressed optimism of becoming governor of the state by November.

Melaye declared that he would be the governor of Kogi State in November when the gubernatorial election will hold.

Fashion Princess! Check Out How BBNaija Star, Bambam Showed Up For A Wedding (Photos)


Big Brother Naija star, Bamike Olawunmi, popular known as BamBam stepped out for a wedding over the weekend and she stunned people there with her outfit.

This Crazy Romantic Picture Of A Couple Has Gone Viral On Social Media

The viral picture in question 

A Nigerian guy has left so many people in stitches after he shared a photo of himself which also features his roommate with his girlfriend lying on the same bed.

The guy, with the handle, @yankohBoy on Twitter shared the photos on his page with a caption that has got a lot of people talking. It’s obvious that he got the memo from his roommate but chose to decline.

Three Missing As Super Eagles Train Behind Closed Doors

File Photo 

Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samul Kalu were all absent from Nigeria training on Monday evening ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations clash with Guinea.

The Super Eagles chose to hold the session behind closed doors, allowing the players to concentrate ahead of Wednesday’s encounter against the National Elephants.

Monday, 24 June 2019

Kidnapper, Zulu Ogwumike killed as police in Rivers State rescue four abducted corps members

On Sunday, the Rivers State Police Command rescued six kidnap victims, including four corps members, who were abducted in the Emohua area of the East-West Road.

A kidnap and armed robbery kingpin, identified as Zulu Ogwumike, aka Black Bush, was also killed during a shootout in a separate operation by the personnel of the command attached to the Rumuji Police Station.

Lagos Demolishes Criminal Hideout Within Marina Axis

The Enforcement Unit of the Lagos Central Business Districts Management office embarked on a cleanup and demolition of criminal hideouts around the outer Marina, Lagos.

Governor Ihedioha Appoints Kema Chikwe's Son, Rapper Naeto C As Special Assistant

Ihedioha and Naeto C 

The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has appointed Naetochukwu Chikwe, popularly known as Naeto C, as his Special Assistant on Lagos Liaison, a report by Daily Post has revealed.

Notorious Ikorodu Kidnapper, 'Pencil' Shot Dead By Police (Photo)

Mufutau Timileyin Sulaimon 

An alleged notorious kidnapper Mufutau Timileyin Sulaimon alias Pencil was on Sunday night shot dead during gun battle with operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, according to TheNation.

Size Of My Boobs A Blessing To Me – Video Vixen, Pamela Odameh

For some women, being naturally endowed with massive boobs has been more of a curse than a blessing but such hasn’t been the case with Kenyan born Ghanaian model, actress and video vixen, Pamela Odameh Watara.

Cardi B Wins Album Of The Year At BET Award 2019

Famous International Singer and Rapper, Cardi B wins Album of the year award in the just concluded BET Awards at the Microsoft theatre in. Los Angeles, USA.