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Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Five Cheat Death As Taxi Driver, Motorcyclist Ram Into UNIBADAN Lecturer's Car (Photos)

The accident scene 

No fewer than five persons Tuesday morning escaped death when a driver of Micra car and a commercial motorcyclist ram into a Toyota Camry car in Ibadan.

Update: CRUTECH final year student shot to death identified as James Chia (Photos)

The Cross Rivers University of Technology final year Engineering student killed few minutes after his degree examinations has been identified as James Chia. Read pevious report HERE

Late Chia was shot to death by suspected cultists belonging to a rival group on Monday afternoon.

Man Utd midfielder Fred marries his beautiful partner Monique Salum in a private ceremony in Brazil (Photos)

Manchester United and Brazilian midfielder, Fred has married his beautiful partner Monique Salum in a private ceremony which took place in Brazil.

The former Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder is said to have tied the knot in low-key settings last year but decided to have a big ceremony this week to celebrate with friends and family in his homeland.

Fact Check: Buhari Owns Houses In Abuja, Port Harcourt, Three Other Cities

President Buhari 

Claim by a former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, that President Muhammadu Buhari does not own a house in Abuja and Port Harcourt are not true, The PUNCH can report.

Goodluck Jonathan visits Pa Fasoranti, says 'Insecurity getting worse under Buhari'

This morning, former president Goodluck Jonathan paid a condolence visit to Reuben Fasoranti, leader of Afenifere, in Akure, Ondo state capital, where he said insecurity is getting worse under President Buhari.

Although Jonathan did not mention the name of Buhari, he clearly referred to the government headed by his successor. He challenged the federal government to come up with new strategies to tackle insecurity, adding that one could not continue doing old things and expect new results.

Sophia Momodu flaunts her banging bikini body in new photos

Sophia Momodu, the mother of singer Davido's first child, Imade Adeleke, took to Instagram to put her banging bikini body on display during a recent outing with her friends.

INEC Chairman, Yakubu Opens Up On Transmitting Election Results Electronically

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu 

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmoud Yakubu has explained why results of last general elections could not be transmitted electronically, contrary to claim by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its last presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

I Don't Need New Players - Lampard Tells Chelsea

Frank Lampard 

Chelsea are facing a transfer ban but new manager, Frank Lampard is confident the Premier League club do not need to bring in new players to taste success.

Lampard, who is the club’s record goalscorer from his time as a player, was appointed Chelsea’s new manager this month with Chelsea unable to add new players to their squad following a FIFA ban.

N48bn Assets: Explain Source Of Your Wealth - APC Tackles Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde 

The Oyo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress has urged Governor Seyi Makinde to explain the source of his N48bn asset made public on Monday.

The state chairman of the party, Mr. Akin Oke, said this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Iseyin on Tuesday.

Man Who Killed Prostitute In Lagos Thrown Into Prison (Photo)

Bidemi Mojuba 

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that a man, Bidemi Mojuba, who allegedly stabbed a s-x worker to death with a knife, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice. Magistrate O.A. Olagbende who did not take the plea of the defendant, ordered that be remanded in Ikoyi Prison pending advice from the Office of the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Tears As 13 Bodies Are Recovered From Plateau Collapsed Building (Photos)

As many as thirteen bodies have been recovered from the rubble of the two-storey building which collapsed in Jos, Plateau state, The Nation reports.

The building which was located at Butcher Line in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau state collapsed on Monday evening.

Death Toll In Jos Building Collapse Hits 12, Landlord And Two Wives Included

Crowd at the scene of the building collapse in Jos 

Twelve people, including the owner of the building, Alhaji Kabiru Nalele, his two wives and nine others died in the Jos building collapse incident on Monday.

Mrs Junni Bala, Director of Search and Rescue, Plateau State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), confirmed the number of deaths to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos on Tuesday.

Meet The Black Woman Unveiled As The New James Bond (Photos)

Lashana Lynch 

British actress, Lashana Lynch now has a license to kill as the next 007 if a new report is to be believed. It would be the first time a white man will not play 007 in the spy movie series’ 57-year run.

The Daily Mail British tabloid, citing a “movie insider,” reported Sunday that Lynch, who is black and female, is a new character who takes over James Bond’s 007 designation in the next movie in the series after his departure from MI6. But she’s not a new Bond.

Billionaire's Daughter, DJ Cuppy Takes Anthony Joshua On A Date In Lagos (Photos)

DJ Cuppy 

The ‘Cuppyjosh’ relationship seems to be fostering on as DJ cuppy takes Anthony Joshua on a "romantic" date in Lagos. Ever since professional boxer, Anthony Joshua arrived Lagos, Nigeria, he has been cruising around with family and old friends.

Two Nigerians Score As Arsenal Thrash Colorado Rapids In First Pre-Season Friendly

File Photo 

Arsenal defeated Colorado Rapids 3-0 in their first pre-season friendly. Unai Emery named a very youthful side for kick off, but they went two goals up in the opening half hour.

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan Sounds Warning To South Africa Over Killings Of Nigerians

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan 

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan Monday reiterated that Nigeria as a country will no longer condone the continuous killings of Nigerians in South Africa.

According to him, over the years, 118 Nigerians have been killed, while 13 out of these were killed by South African Police, just as he said that Nigeria would no longer condone such killings, and urged South African government to as a matter of responsibility, protect Nigerians residing there.

Turkish Clubs In Race For Nigeria's Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa 

Two Turkish clubs Galatasaray and Trabzonspor are in a race to sign Nigeria international Ahmed Musa this summer, according to a report on Fanatik. Musa, who joined Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr from Leicester City for about £16m last summer, scored seven times and provided seven assists in 24 matches in his debut season.

Curvy Actress Moyo Lawal Flaunts Underwear In Bathroom Picture

Moyo Lawal 

Moyo Lawal decided to show us her underwear in the comfort of her bathroom this morning. If you are surprised by the sultry nature of this picture, then it could be assumed that you known very little of the brief actress and model.

Rohr Retained By NFF As Super Eagles Coach, To Be Sent On Refresher Course

Rohr with Pinnick 

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) might not bow to pressure by a section of Nigerians who want Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr sacked after failng to win the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

NFF president Melvin Amaju Pinnick in tweet with respected Nigerian journalist Osasu Obayiuwana said the Federation had no plan to relieve Rohr of his duties despite the Super Eagles crashing out in the semifinal stage of the AFCON.

You Are Playing With Fire - FFK Tells Herdsmen, Dares Buhari To Arrest OBJ

Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has told herdsmen under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) that they were playing with fire for calling for the arrest of former president, Olusegun Obasanjo.

Nwoko Vs Nwaoboshi: Regina Daniels' Husband Loses At Supreme Court

Ned Nwoko 

The victory of Delta South Senatorial election has been decided as the Supreme Court in Abuja today the 16th of July ruled on the case between Hon. Ned Nwoko and Peter Nwaboshi in view of the judgment by the Court of Appeal that declared Peter Nwaboshi winner as against the initial federal High court ruling that declared Hon. Ned Nwoko as the rightly elected choice of the people.

19-year-old Nigerian Basketball Star Drowns In The US (Photo)

Calistus Anyichie 

Binghamton basketball player Calistus Anyichie died at 19 by drowning at Buttermilk Falls State Park on Sunday, The NewYorkPost has stated.

Adorable photos of Patoranking and his daughter Wilmer

Nigerian singer, Patoranking took to his Instagram page to share these adorable photos with his daughter, Wilmer and revealed he featured her in his new music video.

More photos from Rita Dominic's birthday party

Rita Dominic turned a year older last week. She had a birthday party on Saturday July 13th that was attended by her close friends in the entertainment industry including Richard Mofe-Damijo, DBanj, Kate Henshaw, Toke Makinwa, Ini Edo, Peter Okoye, Uche Jombo and many others.

We're Still Negotiating For Chibok Girls, Leah Sharibu, Others' Release - Presidency

The Presidency says it is still negotiating with Boko Haram terrorists for the release of the abducted Chibok school girls, Leah Sharibu and other kidnapped Nigerians.

It faulted a former CNN anchor, Isha Sesay, for saying in her newly published book that Nigerians and the government had forgotten the kidnapped girls because they were from poor homes.

"I'm Heart-broken" - Siasia Laments Mother's Kidnap

Samson Siasia 

Former Super Eagles striker and coach Samson Siasia said gunmen who kidnapped his mother, Beauty, were yet to make contact with the church and his family, Sports Extra can report.

Beauty Siasia was whisked away through the waterways to an unknown destination by armed men around 2:00am from her home in the riverine Odoni, Sagbama Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Monday.

Senators And Reps Members Receive N30m, N25m Each As Welcome Package

Members of the National Assembly have been paid their welcome package, including accommodation and furniture allowances with each official of the Senate and House of Representatives receiving N30m and N25m respectively, according to a report by Punch.

AFCON 2019: Ighalo Leads Highest Goal Scorers Ahead Of Final/third-place Playoff

Odion Ighalo 

Nigeria striker, Odion Ighalo, is now the leading scorer in the Africa Cup of Nations, ahead of the final fixtures this week. Ighalo scored from the spot, as the Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria, in their semi-final clash on Sunday.

Ex-Kogi Governor, Wada, Joins Governorship Race

Capt Idris Wada 

A former Governor of Kogi State, Capt Idris Wada (rtd) has joined the governorship race in the state. Wada in an interview with journalists in Abuja on Monday after collecting his Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms said Kogi State was in a precarious situation.

Monday, 15 July 2019

Ex-BBN contestant Angel, joins the Governorship race in Bayelsa

Ex-BBN contestant Angel, took to social media to announce that he has taken a decision to join the governorship race in Bayelsa.

Dressing good or doing photoshoots doesn’t mean a woman is looking for husband - Efia Odo

Actress cum TV presenter, Efia Odo has lashed out at Africans who she said think women should only aspire to be wives and nothing else.

I Was Focusing More On Entertainment Instead Of Studies – Yvonne Nelson

Popular Ghanaian Actress and Producer, Yvonne Nelson has revealed in an interview that, she regrets not paying much attention to school as she was to entertainment.

According to her, she failed her exams multiple times that she had to re-sit most of her papers. It was all because she got so engaged in entertainment related stuff than her books.

#BBNaija: Seyi, Frodd, Mike, Tacha and Tuoyo up for possible eviction this week

The Monday night live nominations just wrapped up and the hosuemates have put up Seyi, Frodd, Mike, Tacha and Tuoyo up for possible eviction this week.

Bafana Bafana footballer, Mark Batchelor, shot dead outside his home in Johannesburg

Former Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs striker. Mark Batchelor, was assassinated outside his home in Johannesburg this evening Monday July 15th.

South African police spokesperson, Col Lungelo Dlamini, who confirmed the incident, said two men on a motorcycle shot Batchelor, who also played for Sundowns, Orlando Pirates and Moroka Swallows, “before he could drive into his premises at Olivedale after 6pm”.

Mimi Orjiekwe shows off sexy butt as she enjoys time out with friends in Dubai (Photos)

Mimi Orjiekwe turned a year older yesterday and celebrated her birthday with her close friends including Moyo Lawal, in Dubai.

They had a yatch ride where Mimi showed off her butt in her black swimwear.

Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde declares asset worth over N48 billion

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde today Monday July 15th. made public his asset, calling on any interested members of the public to verify the same with the Code of Conduct Bureau.

The Governor who was at the CCB said he visited to get his copy of the form duly signed as an attestation that anyone could assess the document through the freedom of information Act on details of his asset, just like he promised to do during the campaign period.

Evicted BBNaija Housemate, Ella, Steps Out In Open Chest Outfit

The newly evicted BBNaija housemate season 4, Ella, makes first public appearance as she steps out in open chest outfit.

'After God, It's Otedola In My Life' - Christian Chukwu

Christian Chukwu in white shire after successful operation 

Christian Chukwu, former Super Eagles coach, says he lack words to use in thanking Femi Otedola, billionaire businessman, for footing his medical bill.

Through the assistance of Otedola, Chukwu, who was down with prostrate cancer, underwent a surgery at Wellington Hospital in London. Otedola had issued him a cheque of $50,000 ahead of the medical trip.

Busted! See The Ibadan Graduate Who Pretended To Be American Nurse To Defraud People

Oyaremi Olabode 

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison, PM News reports.

Minimum Wage: We Are No Longer Sure Of FG's Commitment - TUC

File Photo 

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has said it no longer trusts the Federal Government’s commitment to the implementation of N30,000 as minimum wage for Nigerian workers.

Besides, the union said with the signing of the African Continental Trade Area (AFCFTA) by President Muhammadu Buhari recently, Nigeria may become a dumping ground of foreign goods.

Skydiving Plane Crashes In Sweden, 9 Killed (Photos)

The crashed plane 

Nine Swedes were killed when their plane crashed during a skydiving trip near Umea, a small university city in northern Sweden, authorities said on Sunday.

The small plane designed to carry parachutists crashed on an island on the Ume river shortly after takeoff from Umea airport, police spokesman Peder Jonsson said, adding that those on board were on a skydiving trip.

Lagos Socialite With Big Bum Marks Birthday With Seductive Pictures

Morayo 

The damsel who is fondly called Moposh or Oninure of Lagos has uploaded enchanting pictures that showcase her hourglass body.

Mob Attack Nigerian Soldier For Stabbing Man In Lagos (Video)

An angry mob has descended heavily on a Nigerian soldier after he stabbed a man in the stomach.

According to an eye witness account, the Nigerian Soldier was almost killed by an angry mob after he stabbed a man in the stomach at Maza Maza, Lagos State during an altercation.

Barcelona In Financial Crisis Over Griezmann Deal, Neymar Move Might Fail

Neymar and Antoine Griezmann 

Barcelona have admitted they had to take a loan, to pay for the signing of Antoine Griezmann. Last week, the club deposited €120m at the offices of the Spanish League, to release Griezmann from his contract.

On Sunday when he was presented, the club’s president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, explained how they raised the money to pay the sum up front, as was necessary to activate the buy-out clause.

Breaking News: Presidential Election Tribunal Admits 48 Compact Discs As Exhibits

Atiku and Buhari 

The Presidential Election Tribunal on Monday admitted 48 compact video discs in evidence from the PDP and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in the suit challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory, The Nation reports.

#AFCON2019: "Nigerians We Are Sorry, Our Best Was Not Enough" - Odion Ighalo (Video)

Odion Ighalo

Nigerian professional footballer Odion Jude Ighalo has apologised to Nigerians after the Super Eagles lost to Algeria yesterday. Odion Ighalo said the match was a very difficult game as they gave their best but it wasn’t enough as they hope to win their next game against Tunisia for third place.

Timaya celebrates daughter on 4th birthday (Photos)

Timaya's second daughter, Grace turned 4 today, July 15, 2019 and the proud dad has already taken to Instagram to pen down a heartfelt message to her.

BBNaija: Esther Becomes First Female Head Of House (Photo)

Esther 

Esther has become the first female `pepper dem’ Head of House (HoH) for the fourth season of the Big Brother Naija reality show.

News Agency of Nigeria reports that prior to her win on Monday, the position had been occupied by two male housemates, Jeff and Nelson.

Nollywood actress, Beverly Osu glows in new photos

The Nollywood actress and former Big Brother Africa housemate shared these new set of beautiful photos of herself embracing a darker skin colour.

Police Opens Up On Murder Of Lagos Cleaner

The victim 

The Lagos State Police Command has denied killing a cleaner, identified only as Francis, in the Ilupeju area of the state.

The denial came from the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, who said the victim was hit by a stray bullet fired by suspected robbers during an “encounter” between the gunmen and officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.