Ogbeta.ng: February 2019

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Adesua Etomi nominated for Kid’s Choice Awards

Nollywood star Adesua Etomi has been nominated for a Kid’s Choice Awards alongside IK Osakioduwa. The actress was nominated in the ‘Favourite African Star’ category.

Senegal Election: President Macky Sall wins second term in office

Senegal's President Macky Sall has won a second term of five years after Sunday's election where he took 58% of the vote in the poll in which he faced four challengers, but was accused of preventing some of his main rivals from running.

Claudio Ranieri sacked by Premiership club Fulham

Italian football manager, Claudio Ranieri has been sacked as manager of Premiership club Fulham, with first-team coach and former footballer Scott Parker taking temporary charge.

His dismissal comes after he lost 2-0 to Southampton on Wednesday, which left the club19th in the Premier League, 10 points from safety with 10 games left.

Ini Edo flaunts her curves in sexy new photos

Nollywood actress, Ini Edo took to Instagram to flaunt her incredible curves in these sexy new photos she posted.

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Lagos state civil servants scamper for bags of rice reportedly given to them by APC governorship candidate (Photos)

Members of the Lagos state civil service threw caution to the wind earlier today as they scampered for the bags of rice the APC governorship candidate in the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, reportedly sent to them as gifts.

We Made Provision For N30,000 New Minimum Wage - FG

President Buhari  

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, says the Federal Government will implement the New Minimum Wage of N30,000.  

Addressing reporters on Thursday in Abuja, he stated that the government was committed to the implementation, despite the increase from N27,000 to N30,000 by the House of Representatives.

Shocking: Die-hard Buhari Supporter Bleeds After Carving APC Into The Skin On His Back (Photo)

The man carved "APC" on his back  

In what will come across as a really strange development, a die-hard supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari has carved the words "APC" into his back.  

The man proceeded to proudly show off his back which was bleeding after he cut the letters APC into his skin and posed for a snapshot.  

Sanwo-Olu Promises To Pay Above N30,000 New Minimum Wage If Elected As Governor


Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Lagos state on Thursday promised to pay state workers above the N30,000 National Minimum wage if elected governor.  

'Is It Because He Patronises UK Hospitals?' - Group Knocks Theresa May For Congratulating Buhari

Theresa May and Muhammadu Buhari  

The Mandate Protection Vanguard (MPV), a pro-democracy group, has taken a swipe at Theresa May, UK prime minister, for congratulating President Muhammadu Buhari over his victory in the election, TheCable reports.  

EFCC Doing Media Trial, Accuses Me Of N750m Fraud - Doyin Okupe

Doyin Okupe  

Dr. Doyin Okupe, who served as media aide to ex-presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan at separate times, says EFCC has started what he describes as “media trial.”  

Okupe said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had released a press briefing on Thursday, alleging that he received N750m, whereas the issue was never mentioned when he was arraigned in court on Wednesday.  

How 'APC Guys' Collected Atiku's Dollars But Voted Buhari - Oshiomhole

President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar  

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has revealed that party members collected dollars on offer by Atiku Abubakar in the leadup to the 2015 presidential election.  

Onnoghen Was Suspended As CJN, Not Removed - FG Finally Clarifies

Walter Onnoghen 

The Federal Government and Attorney General of the Federation told the Supreme Court on Thursday that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, had not been removed from office but was only suspended, Punch Metro reports.

Breaking News: Court Sacks Lulu-Briggs As Accord Gov Candidate In Rivers

Dumo Lulu-Briggs 

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Thursday removed Dumo Lulu-Briggs as the governorship candidate of Accord in Rivers State, Punch Metro reports.

Justice E. A. Obile held that there was no record indicating that the plaintiff, Precious Baridon, relinquished his (Baridon) position as the authentic governorship candidate to Lulu-Briggs.

Sauti Sol’s Bien Baraza rents cinema hall to propose to his longtime Nigerian girlfriend, Chiki Onwukwe

Sauti Sol’s vocalist, Bien Aime Baraza on Wednesday surprised his longtime girlfriend Chiki Onwukwe in front of her friends at a private cinema in Kenya.

Chiki, a 30 year-old fitness instructor and dance choreographer, popularly known as Chiki Kuruka, is half Nigerian, half Swiss and according to her, accepting the marraige proposal was the easiest "YES" she has ever said.

Court sentences retired Air Vice Marshal Tony Omenyi to seven years imprisonment

A Federal High Court in Abuja has sentenced retired Air Vice Marshal, Tony Omenyi, to seven years imprisonment for money laundering charges to the sum of N136 million which he was said to have received from a contractor with the Nigerian Air Force, while he was a public officer.

Friends mourn as FUO graduate commits suicide ahead of her NYSC

Ebiere Asu, a 2018 English and Communication graduate of the Federal University, Otuoke, is dead.

According to her friends, she took her own life on Tuesday, February, 26, 2018, after battling depression.

Curvy Tanzanian model, Sanchi shows off her enormous backside, says she carries ‘a whole continent’ (Photos)

Endowed Tanzanian model, Sanchi took to Instagram to flaunt her enormous backside while posing in a revealing traditional attire made with beads and wrote: ‘A Whole Continent and some part of Middle East.’

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Okorocha Loses N1.25 Billion Case Against IGP & EFCC

Rochas Okorocha 

The Federal High Court sitting in Jos has thrown out a N1.25 billion damages suit filed by Gov. Rochas Okorocha, against the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and the EFCC.

Okorocha filed the suit against the IGP and EFCC in November 2018 for allegedly invading and ransacking his house in Jos. Delivering judgment, Justice Musa Kurya, dismissed Okoracha’s application for lacking in merit.

Buhari's Critic, Buba Galadima Writes Family

Alhaji Buba Galadima 

The family of the opposition spokesperson Alhaji Buba Galadima yesterday said they have received a letter purportedly written by him from an undisclosed location.

Actress Ufuoma Mcdermott's Children Look Adorable In Native Outfits

Ufoma McDermott 

Nollywood actress, Ufoma McDermott's kids look gorgeous and pretty as they rock native outfits. Ufoma took to her page to share some photos as they attended a wedding yesterday.

The tall and beautiful woman is married to a white man and she has been shuttling between Nigeria and abroad.

Nigerian Army Colonel And His Wife Welcome Set Of Twins After 12 Years Of Marriage (Photos)

Colonel Victor Beryo and his babies 

The story has been told of an officer of the Nigerian Army who recently welcomed a set of twins with his wife after waiting for a really long time.

The Nigerian soldier reportedly remained childless for as many as 12 years, but now has reasons to smile.

Mass Resignation Looms In INEC In Aftermath Of Elections

Mahmood Yakubu 

There are indications that some Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs, and National Commissioners of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will resign their appointments following alleged intimidation, harassment and threat to life by security agencies during the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections.

Ice Prince Zamani Looks Dapper In New Photos

Ice Prince 

Legendary Nigerian rapper, Panshak Zamani popularly known as Ice Prince looks super dope as he steps out for photoshoot in glamorous outfit.

The music environment hasn't been too friendly with the father of one who has been pushed below the pecking order.

Buhari's Victory Sparks Crisis In Lagos, Oyo, Abuja

File Photo 

A policeman and two traders were yesterday feared dead in the crisis that erupted at Okokomaiko and Lagos Island areas of Lagos state, following the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of Saturday’s election.

'Hungry Fool' - Fans Blast Mr.Jollof For Jumping Ship To Buhari

Jollof shows support for Buhari 

Fans of popular Instagram comedian, Freedom Atsepoyi aka Mr. Jollof have attacked him for showing support to president Buhari following his re-election victory.

Man Rushed To Hospital With Broken Nose While Celebrating Buhari's Victory (Photo)

The supporter 

A supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari has been rushed to the hospital after injuring himself while celebrating the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just concluded polls.

Heartbreaking: See The 16-year-old Student Who Was Shot Dead On Election Day In Lagos

Celestine Oke 

According to a report by Punch Metro, the family of a 16-year-old boy, Celestine Oke, has been thrown into mourning after he was killed by a stray bullet from the hoodlums’ gun on the day of the presidential and National Assembly elections in the Iwaya area of Lagos.

My Marriage Proposal Was A Stunt - Popular Instagram Comedian, Broda Shaggi Apologizes

Broda Shaggi and the unidentified woman 

Nigerian comedian, Samuel Perry aka Broda Shaggi has tendered an apology following a recent video in which he was seen proposing to a woman. The video which went viral showed the comedian kneeling in public and proposing to an unidentified lady.

Obasanjo Spotted In London After Buhari's Presidential Election Victory (Photos)

Femi shared this photo with ex-President 

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has been reportedly spotted in London, United Kingdom after the presidential and national assembly elections which were held last Saturday.

Muhammadu Buhari was declared winner of the election.

Adorable Photo Of Paul Okoye's Twin Kids

Nadia and Nathan 

Music superstar, Paul Okoye's cute twins are growing really fast. The father of 3 took to his social media space to share this adorable photo of his twins - Nadia and Nathan.

The young man is happily married and wealthy.

Breaking News: INEC Chairman Meets With Resident Electoral Commissioners To Review Presidential Election

Mahmood Yakubu 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is locked in a meeting to review last Saturday presidential and National Assembly polls, The Nation reports.

The meeting which is coming hours after the elections is between the INEC management team and the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs).

Presidency To Atiku: We Are Ready For You

Secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha says President Muhammadu Buhari and his supporters are not worried about Atiku Abubakar’s plans to challenge the result of Saturday’s presidential election in court.

Another man soaks himself inside gutter to celebrate President Buhari’s re-election (Photo)

Another man also soaked himself into a very dirty gutter to celebrate President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.

The young man was pictured sitting inside the gutter displaying the 4 + 4 hand sign.

EFCC Detains Banu, Kwara Finance Commissioner, Accountant General

File Photo 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained the Kwara state Commissioner of Finance, Nurudeen Banu and the Accountant General of the State, Sulaiman Ishola, over investigations into alleged slush funds for 2019 elections.

Beautiful photos of Dabota Lawson and her daughter

Beauty entrepreneur Dabota Lawson and her pretty daughter, Regina, look lovely in this mother-daughter photoshoot.

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Yemi Osinbajo celebrates his election victory with his staff (Photos)

Early this morning, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo celebrated himself and President Buhari's victory in the 2019 presidential election which held last Saturday, with members of his staff in the presidential villa.

President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo beat their strongest rival, Atiku Abubakar, to win a second term in office.

Plateau North: Five Days After, INEC Yet To Release Results

Five days after the Presidential and National Assembly elections, there is a mounting tension in Plateau north Senatorial District, over the delay in the announcement of election results for the district and Bassa/Jos North Federal Constituency.

How Jay Jay Okocha Reacted After An Order Was Issued For His Arrest In Lagos

Jay Jay Okocha 

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha yesterday said he was never contacted over his alleged failure to pay income tax before a Lagos court issued a bench warrant for his arrest, TheGuardian reports.

I Love My Man - Curvy Actress, Daniella Okeke Steps Out In Cleavage-baring Outfit

Daniella Okeke has been jumping from one set to another taking jaw-dropping pictures. It's either she is flaunting her breasts, or she is showcasing her humongous bum which constitute her selling point.

Her followers on social media have been rapidly growing as she has been regularly updating her Instagram page with contents that spark discussions.

Power Generation Loses 1,108MW, Drops To 3,456MW

Power generation in Nigeria lost 1,108MW in seven days, leaving the country with just 3,456 megawatts since Tuesday.

A new report obtained by Punch, showed that the total power generation dropped from 4,564.60MW as of 6.00am on February 19 to 3,456.20MW on February 24, a day after the presidential and National Assembly elections.

Serious Drama As Youths Celebrating Buhari's Victory Attack Policemen In Lagos

The Okokomaiko area of Lagos 

It has been reported that serious panic was recorded in the Okokomaiko area of Lagos, on Wednesday, as some youths, who were celebrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election, attacked and wounded some policemen.

According to Punch Metro, it was gathered that the youth from the Alaba Rago area, blocked both lanes of the Mile 2-Badagry Expressway.

Graphic Photo: Depressed Man Commits Suicide After Hanging Himself On A Tree

The victim 

A depressed man has killed himself in an apparent suicide in Niger state. Reports revealed that the man hung himself on a tree inside a bush in Rijau Local Government Area in the state, without the knowledge of his family or neigbours.

Tribunal: Don't Be A Double Loser, Sagay Tells Atiku

Prof. Itse Sagay 

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC); Chief Olisa Agbakoba, former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and Prince Tony Momoh, former Minister of Information, have advised Atiku Abubakar to accept defeat in last Saturday’s presidential election and refrain from challenging the outcome in court.

One dead, another trapped as two 3-storey buildings collapse in Aba

One person died when a three- storey building collapsed at Old Express off Sameck junction by Faulks road in Aba, Abia State on Wednesday.

The incident followed the collapse of another uncompleted three-storey building at Park road by East after a torrential rain that wrecked havocs in Aba and Umuahia, the state capital.

19-year-old Kogi state University student killed in election violence has been laid to rest

Daniel Usman, the 19-yar-old student of Kogi State University, who was killed by political thugs while trying to vote in Anyigba, Kogi state on Saturday February 23rd, has been laid to rest.

Billionaires' List: Dangote Gains $5.8bn In One Day...Now World's 64th Richest Person, Worth $16.6bn

Aliko Dangote 

The President, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, gained $5.8bn within 24 hours as his total net worth rose to $16.6bn on Tuesday. Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world’s 500 richest people, showed that his wealth fell from $10.5bn at the end of last year to a low of $9.63bn on January 1, 2019.

Oshiomhole mocks Saraki, says Kwarans have buried his political career

Adams Oshiomole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, is elated over the defeat of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, in the Kwara Central Senatorial District which held last Saturday February 23rd.

Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka speaks on Buhari’s re-election

The Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has reacted to the outcome of the 2019 presidential election.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Wednesday declared the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the election.

Atiku Relying On Body Cameras From His Agents To Beat Buhari In Court

Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, is confident of victory when he formally institutes an election petition case against President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), and SaharaReporters understands one major reason for this is the wide-ranging availability of video evidence to back up his claims of non-voting, voter intimidation, ballot box snatching and destruction, illegal vote cancellation and deliberate voter disenfranchisement.