Ogbeta.ng: April 2019

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Breaking News: UBEC Chairman, Daughter Regain Freedom After Less Than 24 Hours In Captivity

Muhammed Mahmood 

According to SaharaReporters, Muhammed Mahmood, the Chairman of the Board of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), and his daughter have been released by his abductors.

An aide to Mahmood confirmed the development to SaharaReporters on phone on Tuesday. He said that his boss and daughter were released at about 1:30pm, and that they were hale and healthy.

Former Man Utd Defender O'Shea Announces Retirement

John O'Shea 

Former Manchester United defender John O'Shea has announced his retirement from football on his 38th birthday.

The Irishman spent nearly 20 years as a professional, having graduated from the Manchester United academy in 1999 and will call it a day at the end of the 2018-19 season.

Titi Aborted 4-Month Pregnancy She Had For Me - Suspected Murderer Of Ex-Lover's Family Speaks

Deji Adenuga 

According to a report by Punch Metro, the Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday paraded Deji Adenuga, who set nine members of his ex-girlfriend’s family ablaze at Igbodigo, in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Actress Dayo Amusa Celebrates Fiance’s Birthday In Grand Style

Popular Nollywood actress, Dayo Amusa stepped out with her fiance, Wale Ade for the first time over the Weekend to celebrate his birthday.

She hosted the auto dealer to a surprise dinner with four other couples at Intercontinental Hotel in Lagos.

Reno Omokri, Amnesty International Shower Praise On Buhari Over Zainab's Release

Aliyu Zainab 

The news of the release of Zainab Aliyu by Saudi Arabia authorities has been received with great relief by Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and an ardent critic of President Muhammed Buhari.

Toke Makinwa slams Bovi for joking about her backside

Popular media personality and vlogger, Toke Makinwa is not happy at the moment. The outspoken on-air-personality has slammed Bovi for making a joke out of her cosmetic surgery bum during his comedy show held in Lagos last Sunday.

Senate Passes 2019 Budget

The Senate on Tuesday approved the sum of N8.916 trillion as the budget for the 2019 fiscal year.

The amount passed by the apex legislative chamber is, however, N86 billion higher than the N8.83 trillion initially submitted to the National Assembly in December 2018 for approval by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Details later…

Former General Manager Of NAPIMS, Dafe Sejebor, Arrested In US For 'Human Trafficking'

Dafe Sejebor

Houston Police Department has arrested Dafe Sejebor, former group general manager of National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS), over his alleged involvement in human trafficking, TheCable reports.

BREAKING NEWS: FG Secures Release Of Zainab Aliyu

Aliyu Zainab 

The Federal Government has secured the release of Zainab Aliyu who was arrested in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking, according to a report by Channels Television.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday.

Yvonne Jegede Reacts To Regina Daniel's Wedding To Billionaire, Ned Nwoko

Yvonne Jegede 

Yvonne Jegede has given her own opinion on the alleged marriage between Regina Daniels and Ned Nwoko.

The actress wondered why Regina's decision is now everyone’s headache. Yvonne Jegede instead advised the teen actress, Regina Daniels to be herself, adding that even if she donates her kidney, people will still talk.

Akpabio Speaks On Dumping APC, Returning To PDP

Godswill Akpabio 

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to report of him planning to defect back to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Regina Daniels And Ned Nwoko Planning The Most Expensive Wedding Of The Year, Other Wives Unhappy

According popular blogger, Stella Dimoko Korkus, Nollywood’s trending actress Regina Daniels (22years?) is set to properly wed Senator Ned Nwoko (59years) in a matter of weeks as you read this and this may turn out to be the most expensive wedding this year.

Clarence Peters reacts as Pretty Mike says he sleeps with video vixens

Clarence Peters has reacted to a claim by Lagos socialite Pretty Mike that he and other music video directors in Nigeria sleep with video vixens.

Pretty Mike made the claim yesterday on social media where he also mentioned names like Paul Gambit and Unlimited LA as part of the music video directors who engage in such.

BBNaija Star, Angel Marries His Canadian Girlfriend In Port Harcourt (Photos)

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Ifiemi Angel Awotarigha, has finally gotten married to his Canadian girlfriend, Felicia.

The court wedding took place at a registry in Port Harcourt, Rivers state today, Tuesday April 30th. The duo were all smiles as they signed the dotted lines.

Man Hacks Girlfriend To Death After She Ended Their Relationship (Photos)

Police authorities in Luweero District, Uganda discovered the body of a 22-year-old woman identified as Ashina Namutebi, allegedly hacked by her jilted lover Henry Ssebuwufu, before he committed suicide.

Ssebuwufu , 25, a resident of Kizito Zone in Luweero Town Council jumped in front of a speeding trailer at Kalule Village on Kampala- Gulu Highway on Thursday and died instantly. Police on Friday identified the deceased Namutebi, as a girlfriend to late Ssebuwufu.

Lone PDP Lawmaker In Lagos Assembly Defects To APC

Dipo Olorunrinu 

The lone Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Dipo Olorunrinu, Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I, on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Mr Olorunrinu lost his re-election bid to APC candidate, Mojisola Alli-Macaulay, in March 9 House of Assembly election with just 278 votes. He vowed not to challenge the result at the election tribunal.

FG Declares One-Day Public Holiday To Celebrate Nigerian Workers

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, May 1, as public holiday to celebrate the 2019 Workers’ Day.

The Minister of Interior, Lt.- Gen. (Rted) Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerian workers on their commitment and sacrifice toward building a greater Nigeria.

Yemi Alade Shares New Single With American Rapper Rick Ross (Video)

Yemi Alade and Rick Ross 

Nigerian singer and Effyzzie Music Group diva, Yemi Alade, has delivered a remix to her previously released single titled “Oh My Gosh.”

The self-acclaimed ‘Mama Africa’ teamed up with American rapper and Maybach Music Group boss, William Leonard Roberts, professionally known as Rick Ross.

Ned Nwoko Reportedly Converts Regina Daniels To Muslim, Names Her Fatima

Ned Nwoko and Regina Daniels 

Young Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels whose name has been trending on all social media platforms since the beginning of April has been reportedly converted to muslim by his muslim billionaire husband who has four other wives which includes a muslim from Morocco.

Five Soldiers Killed, Dozens Missing As Boko Haram Overruns Nigerian Military Base

File photo 

At least five Nigerian soldiers were feared killed and dozens more missing after Boko Haram fighters invaded a Nigerian military base in Borno State.

The attack on April 26 occurred at a forward operating base in Mararrabar Kimba, an agrarian community roughly 130 kilometres from Maiduguri, the state capital. The base was manned by the Nigerian Army 254 Task Force Battalion under the 25 Task Force Brigade, a crucial outpost in the ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’.

Pretty UNIPORT Female Student Found Dead In Her Room In Rivers (Graphic Photos)

Hikmat Gbadamosi 

A 100 Level Chemical Engineering student of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State has died of alleged suicide after a long-standing battle with depression. The girl identified as Hikmat Gbadamosi was found dead in her room, yesterday.

Man Hit By Stray Bullet During SARS Raid In Edo (Photos)

Dennis Amadasun and a file photo 

A young man was hit by a stray bullet today during a raid in Edo state. According to lawyer, Jefferson Uwoghiren, who shared the story, stated that the raid was conducted by police officers of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Edo State Command.

Woman Battered After Entering 'One Chance' Bus In Ibadan, Oyo State (Photos)

The battered lady 

Some hoodlums have left a woman's face unrecognizable after she entered a 'one chance' bus in Oyo state. The sad incident happened on Saturday.

Popular Film Director, John Singleton Is Dead

John Singleton 

American film director and screenwriter, John Singleton has died after suffering from a stroke, BBC reports.

The Oscar-nominated director, popularly known for his films including Boyz N The Hood (1991) and his remake of detective movie, Shaft (2000) was 51-years-old.

Nollywood Actors Celebrate With Regina Daniels' Husband, Ned Nwoko (Photos)

Ned posing with Nollywood stars 

Nollywood stars came out to support a former member of the House of Representatives and an international lawyer of repute, Hon. Prince Ned Nwoko, as he received the Honorary Doctorate Award from the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State, Nigeria.

Lagos Socialite, Pretty Mike Accuses Clarence Peters Of Having Threesome With Video Vixens

Pretty Mike accused video directors of taking advantage of vixens 

Controversial Lagos socialite, Pretty Mike has attacked top directors in the music industry, accusing them of taking advantage of video vixens.

El-Zakzaky And Wife Need To Be Flown Abroad - Foreign Doctors

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and the doctors 

The foreign doctors who were allowed to run medical checks on leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, have disclosed that he needs to be flown abroad alongside his wife at the conclusion of their assessment.

Jubilation As Deaf Man Weds Deaf Woman In Anambra State (Photos)

The lovely couple 

Governor Willie Obiano says his administration will continue to give priority to persons living with Disabilities in Anambra State.

The governor gave this assurance at the wedding of Mr Ezemba Ndubueze and Udousoro Comfort both of whom are Deaf, at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enugwu Nanka in Orumba NorthLocal Government Area.

Can't Imagine Spending My Life With Anyone Else - Davido's Birthday Message To Chioma

Davido and Chioma 

Davido penned a sweet birthday message to his girlfriend, Chioma. The singer took to Instagram to call her the love of his life and revealed he doesn’t see himself spending his love with anyone but her .

Monday, 29 April 2019

Saraki Lands Retirement Job As Ambassador Of An International Organization

Bukola Saraki 

Ahead of his retirement as the President of the 8th Senate and also as a senator, Dr Bukola Saraki has landed a retirement job as an Ambassador of an international organisation.

Saraki was nominated as Ambassador ‘At Large’ at the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC), a statement by his media office said.

Kaffy puts her incredible physique on display in new photos

Kaffy, the dance queen, put her incredible physique on display in new photos as she refered to her body as goals.

Below are more photos of the 38 year old mother-of-two.

Popular Nollywood Actor Passes Away

Dr. Dammy Eke 

One of Nollywood's promising actors, Dr. Dammy Eke has been announced dead on social media.

Dammy, Precious Eze's Blog learnt slumped at a bar in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, yesterday, the 28th of April and died immediately.

Heartbreaking! NYSC Member Dies Mysteriously Three Days After His Traditional Wedding (Photos)

Ferdinand Lorwuese Kutar 

Mr Ferdinand Lorwuese Kutar, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), was laid to rest on Saturday, April 27, in his hometown Tse Kutar Nyiev, in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

Toyin Lawani celebrates daughter on her 14th birthday (Photos)

Nigerian fashion stylist and entrepreneur, Toyin Lawani took to social media to celebrate her daughter 14th birthday.

While sharing photos of her lovely daughter on IG. Toyin revealed that she gave birth to her at the age of 23.

Pretty Woman Weds Physically Challenged Man In A Wheelchair In Abia (Photos)

The groom 

Family and friends were present as a couple tied the knot yesterday in Abariba, Abia state. The groom, a physically challenged man identified as Mr Ukpabi couldn't hide his happiness as he wedded in a wheelchair to his beautiful bride.

Army Destroys 500 Drums Of Adulterated Diesel And 2 Cars In Calabar

File Photo 

The Nigerian Army on Friday destroyed 500 drums of adulterated diesel worth millions of Naira and two cars seized from smugglers in Jebs Community in the Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River.

The smugglers were said to have absconded on sighting the army, leaving drums of diesel and two vehicles behind.

Commotion As Fire Breaks Out At Power Transmission Station In Abuja (Photo)

Abuja power transmission station fire on Sunday. Facebook image 

It has been reported that there was a fire outbreak on Sunday at a power transmission substation in Apo, a suburb in the Federal Capital Territory.

According to Punch Metro, it was learnt that the fire started at about 1.30pm from a transformer in the substation and persisted for some hours.

Gunmen Kidnap Canadian, Scot In Rivers

File photo: Militants 

Gunmen have attacked and kidnapped two expatriates and a Nigerian at a rig belonging to Niger Delta Petroleum Resources (NDPR) rig at Ogbele, Rivers State.

The kidnapped expatriates are a Scot and a Canadian. SaharaReporters gathered that the kidnappers stormed the facility at about 7:00 am on Saturday.

Fans Blast Regina Daniels For Cropping Out Her 59-year-old Husband From Photo

Regina posted this photo intentionally cropping out Ned who sat by her side 

Regina Daniels has been lambasted by angry fans after she stepped out with her 59-year-old alleged billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko, then cropped him out of a photo she posted on social media.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Meet Yvonne Rofem The Self-acclaimed Tallest Girl In Nigeria (Photos)

Rofem and a friend 

An undergraduate student, Yvonne Rofem has been hailed as the tallest girl in Nigeria. Because of her height, the model has been gaining lots of attention in recent times.

A student of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Yvonne has been trending on social media in the past few months and there have been a mixed reaction on her claim to be the tallest girl in Nigeria.

Small Waist Actress, Princess Shyngle Pictured With Her Parents

Princess Shyngle 

Gambian curvy actress with tiny waist, Princess Shyngle shares adorable photos with her parents. She looks very much like her mother and her father appears to be a gentleman.

Princess Shyngle has been spending much of her time in Nigeria in recent times.

15-year-old gay boy commits suicide after being bullied

Students and staff of Huntsville High School, Huntsville, Alabama have been paying tributes to gay boy Nigel Shelby, the 15-year-old high school student who committed suicide last week.

Nigel Shelby reportedly killed himself after being bullied by his schoolmates for being gay.

Yoruba'll Produce Next President In 2023 - Afenifere

File Photo 

The Afenifere Renewal Group, ARG, in Ekiti State, yesterday, expressed confidence that the Yoruba nation would produce the country’s next president in 2023.

Speaking with newsmen in Ado-Ekiti, State Coordinator of ARG, Mr. Bunmi Awotiku noted that the body would play significant role in rallying the Yoruba nation for the realisation of the 2023 agenda.

Billionaire Daughter, Temi Otedola Releases Loved Up Photos With Her Boo, Mr Eazi At Coachella

Temi Otedola and Mr Eazi 

The one thing that the many fans of Temi Otedola know for sure is that she is head-over-heels in love with her boyfriend, Mr Eazi.

Temi who is the daughter of billionaire Nigerian businessman, Femi Otedola is known to always share loved-up photos of herself with Mr Eazi on social media, showering him with loving words to the admiration of her followers.

Tragedy: Five Members Of One Family Killed In Building Collapse

Algiers building collapse 

Five members of the same family were killed Monday when a dilapidated building collapsed in the Algerian capital’s UNESCO-listed Casbah district, officials said.

Apostle Suleman Declares War On Bloggers

Apostle Suleman 

Senior Pastor of the Omega Fire Ministries, Pastor Johnson Suleman, has declared war on any blogger that writes anything negative about him.

Apostle Suleman preaching in his church recently said he will order his church members to report any blogger who writes any untrue story about him, his family or ministry. He warned bloggers to stay off, adding that pastors have the number of followers to shut down any blog within hours.

I'm Yet To Recover From The Shock - Father Of Girl Shot Dead By Police In Ajegunle

Deceased, Adaobi Ifeanyi 

The father of the 20-year-old Adaobi Ifeanyi, killed by a policeman while returning from a nightclub with her boyfriend, Emmanuel Akomafuwa, Mr. Ifeanyi Ojide, has said he was yet to come to terms with the daughter’s demise.

BBNaija Star, Bambam Turns 30...See The Stunning Photos She Shared To Celebrate


Bambam has turned a year older and has taken some time to celebrate herself online. The Big Brother Naija star took to her Instagram page to share some cute new photos of herself and followed them up with a caption appreciating God for life.

Ubi Franklin Welcomes Third Child With Nicola Siyo

Ubi and Nicola Siyo 

Made Men Music CEO, Ubi Franklin has welcomed his third child with his staff, Nicola Siyo, few days after he announced on his Instagram page that he is expecting a baby boy.

Nicola Siyo, who had a baby shower on March 30th, gave birth to a bouncing baby boy on Saturday, April 20, 2019.

Monday, 22 April 2019

Nigerian student murdered over money in Cyprus

A Nigerian student identified as Augustine Wallies, has been murdered by his compatriots after he was accused of stealing his roommate’s money in Cyprus.

According to the police, Augustine, a student of the Near East University, was hit on the head till he passed out and his body was dumped in a forest area in Haspolat on Friday, April, 19, 2019.