Ogbeta.ng: September 2019

Monday, 30 September 2019

Tacha is perfect in God’s eyes – Actress Uche Ogbodo

Actress Uche Ogbodo has stated that disqualified BBNaija contestant, Tacha, is perfect in God’s eyes. She made this known in reaction to the tonnes of criticism that have been directed towards Tacha.

According to Uche Ogbodo, Tacha has her support from now on.

Omashola, Seyi Speak On Tacha’s Disqualification (Video)

Big Brother Naija housemates, Omoshola and Seyi were captured on camera bearing out their feelings about Tacha and her disqualification from the show.

The housemates agreed that her exit from the house brought serenity and calmness into the house.

Funke Akindele Reacts To Diane’s Eviction (Photo)

Funke Akindele and the BBNaija housemates 

The reality star was evicted in a game of chance, leaving five housemates to battle for the prize of 60M naira.

Ogbeta.Ng recalls Funke Akindele-Bello, who had visited the Big Brother Naija housemates, had given Diane a role on her popular television comedy series, Jenifa’s Diary after they had bonded and the latter opened up about her passion for acting.

Nigeria @ 59: Police IG orders security beef-up across the country

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered security beef-up across the country as Nigeria marks her 59th Independent anniversary on Tuesday, October 1st.

A statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba said the IGP assured Nigerians of hitch-free celebrations in all States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

President Buhari To Broadcast To The Nation On October 1

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to broadcast to the nation on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 7am. The broadcast is part of activities to commemorate Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary Celebrations.

Blessing Okagbare Disqualified In 200m Again

Blessing Okagbare 

Blessing Okagbare, Nigeria’s medal hope in the 200m in IAAF World Athletics Championship in Doha has been disqualified for a second time. She was disqualified on Monday in the heats for stepping outside of her lane.

Details Of Osinbajo, Ortom, Igwe's Closed-Door Meeting

Governor Samuel Ortom and Prof Yemi Osinbajo 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday held a closed-door meeting with Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom and Ebonyi State Deputy Governor, Kelechi Igwe.

The meeting was attended by the Acting Director-General of the National Boundary Commission, Adaji Adamu.

Danfo Drivers: 'Mountain Black' Announces Burial Plans For Late 'Mad Melon'

Mad Melon 

Mountain Black, the one-half of the legendary Nigerian music group, Danfo Drivers, has announced the burial plans of his late bandmate, Mad Melon, who died on Wednesday, Premium Times reports.

JUST IN: Diane has been evited from BBNaija

Big Brother Naija Housemate, Diane has left the House after being randomly picked out from an unlucky draw.

The Task of picking Diane to leave was performed by Frodd as the second and final part of the privilege of his Ultimate Veto Power. The choice wasn’t entirely in his hands as he had to randomly pick from a magic hat.

Olori Prophetess Naomi Ogunwusi shares lovely new photos of herself and her hubby, Ooni of Ife

Olori Prophetess Naomi Ogunwusi shared this lovely new photo of herself and her husband, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, at the Olojo which held over the over the weekend.

Rivers Govt Acquires Shell's 45 Percent Interest In OML 11

Nyesom Wike 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday said that the state government had acquired the 45 per cent interest of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria in Oil Mining Lease 11 located in Ejama Ebubu community, Eleme Local Government Area and other communities in Ogoni.

Spanish Court dismisses fraud case against Lionel Messi

Spain's National Court on Monday, September 30, announced it had dismissed a complaint against Barcelona's Lionel Messi filed by a former employee of the Argentine footballer's foundation, who had accused him of fraud, embezzlement and money laundering.

Kunle Afolayan shares new photos as he turns a year older

Nollywood actor and filmmaker,Kunle Afolayan is a year older today.And to celebrate his special day, he released new photos of himself. Happy birthday to him!

“No Stress, No Drama” – Sophia Momodu Steps Out With Daughter, Imade (Photo)

Davido’s first babymama, Sophia Momodu and Imade Adeleke

Popular Nigerian singer, Davido’s first babymama, Sophia Momodu recently stepped out with her daughter, Imade Adeleke for an event.

The duo stepped out for NickFest which ran from September 28 to 29, 2019 at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos.

Moment DSS Operatives Rough-Handled Sowore In Court (Video)

Sowore in court 

Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) have been seen on tape rough handling Omoyele Sowore in court today as he made attempt to give a statement.

The publisher of Sahara Reporters appeared the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday, September 30 alongside his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare.

Spiritual Efforts Are Now Needed To Defeat Boko Haram - Buratai Confesses


Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, has said that terrorism and terrorist groups could not be eliminated alone by the military unless religious bodies and organisations in the country come to the “forefront of this spiritual battle.”

‘Tacha Will Certainly Go Places’ – Nairabet Owner, Akin Alabi

Nairabet Founder Akin Alabi 

Nairabet owner, Akin Alabi has joined the league of titans and other celebrities rooting for the controversial disqualified Big Brother Naija Housemate Tacha. Reacting to her disqualification last Friday, he has gone on to say that he still believes in her.

Kylie Jenner and her mom Kris travel in style as they board a private jet to a 'business meeting'

Make-up mogul, Kylie Jenner wasted no time heading back to work after her recent hospitalisation, as she revealed she was heading to 'business meetings' with her mum Kris Jenner.

Kylie 22, was forced to miss Paris Fashion Week after she was admitted with 'severe flu-like symptoms', but proved she's now well and truly on the mend.

AY, Williams Uchemba Recreate Mercy And Tacha’s Fight In Funny Video

Nigerian Comedians AY and Williams Uchemba 

Nigerian comedian AY and Williams Uchemba took to the stage to mimic the moment Mercy and Tacha got into an argument which led the disqualification of Tacha.

It was in the early hours of Friday that Big Brother Naija Housemates Tacha and Mercy got into the argument that ultimately led to Tacha being disqualified and Mercy receiving two strikes later on Friday.

Court Sends Sowore Back To DSS Custody

Omoyele Sowore in court (R) during his arraignment today 

The Federal Court High Court in Abuja on Thursday ordered the remand of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, in the custody of the Department of State Security Service (DSS), pending the hearing of their bail application.

Actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday Appears Braless In Open Chest Outfit

Nkechi Blessing Sunday 

Actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday bares her cleavage in new sultry photo going braless under the chic ankara top. She looks so fresh and alluring in the new photo taken with her new iPhone which reportedly costs more than half a million naira.

Paul Okoye Shares Photos Of His Kids For Cultural Day Celebration In School

Nigerian Singer Paul Okoye With His Twin Kids 

Nigerian popular singer Paul Okoye has shared a cute photo of his twin children, Obinna and Adaobi. The twins were both dressed in traditional attires for their cultural day celebration in school.

Biggie Announces ‘Monday Shocker’ In BBNaija House

The Big Brother Naija housemates are in for a big surprise after Biggie announced what he describes as a ‘Monday Shocker’.

It is, however, not clear what the ‘shock’ will be or who will be ‘shocked’.

Controversy As New Speaker Emerges in Bayelsa (Photo)

Scene of the incident 

The embattled Speaker of the Bayelsa Assembly, Emmanuel Isenah, has been controversially impeached and replaced with a lawmaker representing Southern Ijaw Constituency 2, Monday Obolo, according to a report by TheNation.

China set to unveil new nuclear missile that could hit US in 30 minutes in warning to Donald Trump

Amidst the ongoing trade war between the United States and China, and current claims to the South China sea between the United States and China, the very secretive Chinese military is set to unveil a new weapon that can possibly reach the US mainland in 30 minutes.

Nigerian Striker Scores As Barcelona Defeat Sevilla

File photo 

Super Falcons forward, Asisat Oshoala, was on target for Barcelona Ladies, as they claimed a 2-0 away win over Sevilla, in their Liga Iberdola clash on Sunday afternoon.

'DSS Broke My Shoulder' - Sowore Lashes Out In Court (Photos)

Omoyele Sowore in court today 

Detained Sahara Reporters Publisher and Former Presidential Candidate, Omoyele Sowore has revealed that DSS Operatives ‘broke’ his shoulder while effecting his arrest a few months ago.

Sowore who narrated his experience in detention said he has been held out of touch with the real world despite fighting for the rights of the people.

Court Orders President Buhari Has Disobeyed (Full List)

The refusal of the Department of State Services to release Omoyele Sowore , the publisher of SaharaReporters, an online news platform from its custody has brought to mind several other instances where the government ignored court orders.

Sad End! Three Suspected Kidnappers Burnt To Death In Abuja

Mob set suspected criminal ablaze 

Angry mob Monday morning burnt to death three suspected kidnappers at Dutse Alhaji area in Abuja, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Nollywood actress, Chizzy Alichi gets engaged (Photos)

Nollywood actress, Chizzy Alichi, is engaged. Her boyfriend popped the question to her on Sunday September 29th and she said Yes!

'I Want To Start Ashawo Business' - Wizkid Confesses To Teni


Nigeria’s popular singer Ayodeji Balogun popularly known as Wizkid has declared his intention to venture into “ashawo” business.

Wizkid made the comment on Teni’s page while responding to a question on the kind of job they would want to do.

Photos Of Sowore Being Arraigned In Fed High Court Abuja

Sowore in court 

Mr. Omoyele Sowore, the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja set for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

Again, Infection Breaks Out In Queen's College, Hundreds Of Pupils Affected

File photo 

According to a report by Punch Metro, just two years after three pupils of Queen’s College, Yaba, Lagos, died from water-borne infections, another related disease has broken out in the school.

Breaking News: Sowore Arrives Court With #RevolutionNow Chants

According to Punch Metro, the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja set for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

BBNaija: Why Biggie Was Unfair In Disqualifying Tacha - Rico Swavey

Rico Swavey 

Former Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, housemate, Rico Swavey, has reacted to the disqualification of Tacha from the current ‘Pepper Dem’ season of the reality show.

Swavey described Tacha’s disqualification as unfair, stressing that fellow housemate, Mercy should have also been disqualified.

WAEC Workers Threaten To Begin Strike Oct 14

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions members working in Nigeria offices of the West Africans Examination Council will withdraw their services as from October 14.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that General Secretary of NASU, Peters Adeyemi, in a statement on Sunday, said the action became necessary following WAEC management’s delay in responding to the union’s previous letters.

Seyi Law's daughter is 3... see birthday photos

Nigerian comedian Seyi Law is celebrating his daughter, Tiwaloluwa as she turns 3 today.

Sharing photos of the birthday girl, the comedian wrote; ''It's your number 3. You've got the world at your feet. Conquer, live and enjoy all the goodness. Happy Birthday My Dearest Tiwaloluwa''.

How Enyimba Crashed Out Of CAF Champions League

File Photo 

Two-time African champions, Enyimba have failed in their bid to qualify for the CAF Champions League group stage following their 1-0 loss to Al-Hilal in Omdurman on Sunday.

Man Kills Wife of 33 Years After Accusing Her of Cheating On Facebook (Photos)

Eddie Harris accused his wife of cheating 

A Florida man has shot dead his wife of 33 years and attempted to commit suicide in front of their two grandchildren a week after he took to Facebook to accuse his wife of cheating, a report by Dailymail has reported.

Staunch Critic, Deji Adeyanju Apologises To Buhari, Gives Reason

Adeyanju Deji 

Adeyanju Deji, human rights activist, has tendered an apology to President Muhammadu Buhari. Adeyanu, a staunch critic of the Buhari-led administration, gave the apology on his official Twitter page on Sunday.

Shocking Story Of Voodoo Worshiper Who Danced N*ked And Stabbed His Fiancee On The Head

Andrew Hunye and Tessie Adeyemi believe the attack was a result of a voodoo spell 

A voodoo worshipper who stabbed his fiancée multiple times in the head and neck, says he did it because he was ‘under a spell’.

Andrew Hunye, 33, danced naked after plunging a kitchen knife into Tessie Adeyemi’s head. She almost died following the horrific attack, but still suffers from facial paralysis, Wood Green crown court heard.

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez throw engagement party with family and friends (Photos)

Celebrity couple, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, who both got engaged in March 2019, have finally had a big party to celebrate their engagement.

The pair threw a party in Los Angeles on Friday, September 27, to toast their engagement with their family and friends.

Taraba INEC commissioner Baba Abba is dead

Alhaji Baba Abba Yusuf, the Taraba State Resident Electoral Commissioner is dead. He died Saturday night in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital after a protracted illness.

He was buried on Sunday, in accordance with Islamic rites.

Iyabo Ojo shows off her massive backside (Photos)

Massive massive massive! Lol, Who knew the mom of two was this endowed?

Atiku, Ezekwesili, Others Mourn Death Of Social Commentator, Stanley Nwabia

As many Nigerians, especially those on Twitter, are mourning the death of popular political commentator, Stanley Nwabia(@MrStanleyNwabia), prominent Nigerians like Atiku Abubakar, Oby Ezekwesili and Femi Fani-Kayode have taken to the micro-blogging platform to mourn the deceased.

Nigerian Army arrests Samuel Chukwudon, alleged logistics supplier to Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the arrest of a suspected Boko Haram insurgents’ logistic supplier and seized a car stacked with motorcycle used tyres in Borno State.

Brig.Gen. AK Ibrahim, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, paraded the suspect at the Gubio Super Camp in Maiduguri where he disclosed that the suspect, Samuel Chukwudon, was arrested on September 27, by a joint team of troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) and personnel of the Nigeria Custom Service (NCS), while travelling along Baga-Monguno Road.

#DOHA2019: Jamaica’s Fraser Pryce becomes world’s fastest woman

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran a 10.71 seconds to win the world 100 metres title at the 2019 World Championships in Doha on Sunday, September 29th instantly earning herself title of the fastest woman in the world.

How Manchester United vs Arsenal EPL Clash Ended

Manchester United Vs Arsenal Match 

Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Arsenal on Monday in a Premier League game which was a poor imitation of some of the past clashes between the clubs.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s 58th minute goal, given after VAR review, cancelled out Scott McTominay’s well-struck opener on the stroke of halftime, but it was a game which highlighted the weaknesses of the two teams.

Detained Nigerian activist, Chido Onumah released by DSS

Nigerian activist, Chido Onumah who was arrested on Sunday, September 29th has been released. Onumah was arrested by the State Security Service, SSS, at the Abuja airport on Sunday evening at about 5:00 p.m.