Thursday, 7 July 2016

Ciara & Russell Wilson pictured at their wedding reception in England

Singer Ciara pictured with her wedding dress designer - creative director of Roberto Cavalli, Peter Dundas (right) and a friend yesterday evening

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Late Veteran actress, Bukky Ajayi to be buried according to Muslim Rites today

 According to Islamic Rites, She will be buried by 4pm today, at Atan Cemetery, Yaba, Lagos. May her soul rest in peace. Amen

Happy Eid Mubarak

Happy Eid Mubarak to all our Muslim brothers and sisters.May God bless and grant your heart desires  as you celebrate

Lionel Messi and father sentenced to 21 months in jail over tax charges

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and his father have been sentenced to 21 months in jail on tax charges.
A Spanish court has said the sentences for the 29-year-old Argentina striker can be appealed through the country's Supreme Court. Messi has been fined two million euros. His father was given the same jail sentence and a fine of 1.5 million euros.In Spain, sentences of less than two years for first offences are suspended.

Veteran actress Bukky Ajayi dies at 82

Legendary Nollywood actress, Bukky Ajayi has died.She died today July 6th. She made her last public appearance at the 2016 AMVCA in March where she won the AMVCA Merit Award. She was 82 years old. May her soul rest in peace, Amen.

'The unity of Nigria is non-negotiable' - President Buhari

President Buhari today said the unity of Nigeria as a country is non-negotiable and would be protected by his government. Speaking when Vice President Yemi Osinbajo led other government functionaries to pay him a visit to mark Eid Mubarak, President Buhari said those who were around between 1967 and 1970 when former head of state, General Yakubu Gowon was preaching the one-Nigeria message, would understand that the unity of the country is not negotiable.
He said this while reacting to calls by Niger Delta militants and pro-biafra members for the country to break up. President Buhari called on Niger Delta militants destroying oil and gas installations to embrace peace and give his government a chance. 

Oscar Pistorius will not appeal his 6 years murder sentence - Lawyer

 Oscar Pistorius will not appeal his six-year jail sentence for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp, a member of his legal team said outside the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday.
"We respect the decision of Judge Masipa and are not lodging an application for leave to appeal. Oscar will serve his sentence as handed down," Defense lawyer Andrew Fawcett told reporters.
Pistorius, 29, hugged his family members before being taken out of the court to begin serving his jail term. And could be out in two years for good behaviour.
Earlier on Wednesday‚ Steenkamp's family was seen leaving the court surrounded by family members. Her visibly upset parents Barry and his wife June refused to comment.
"We will not be saying anything for now thank you‚" said a family spokesman

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Pussyfication- By Charlie Boy

     Remember back in the days, when we used to hear about "bottom power"; how some women screwed their way up to reckoning as either a girlfriend or someone's kept mistress. These days stories like that may have diminished a bit due to the harsh reality of our economy. Jungle don mature, men no dey so drop for women again like before.

Photos: Peace Mass Transit Ltd Bus involved in a ghastly accident in Enugu state

 A terrible accident involving a bus from transport company - Peace Mass, on Airport road, Emene, Enugu. . More photos after the cut

Alleged forgery of Senate rules: Saraki, Ekweremadu to be arraigned today June 21st

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, are scheduled for arraignment before an Abuja High Court sitting at Jabi today June 21st on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and forgery.According to Vanguard, the Federal Government, through the office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, accused the senate leaders of complicity in alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Orders, 2015.

British man arrested at Vegas rally said he wanted to kill Donald Trump

A 20 year old British man, Michael Steven Sandford arrested at a Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas told the Police he tried to grab an officer's gun so he could kill the billionaire Republican presidential candidate.
The anti Trump protester who appeared in court on Monday, said he even went to Battlefield Vegas shooting range on Friday to learn how to shoot. He said he fired 20 rounds from a 9mm Glock pistol to learn how to use it

FG suspends tenure policy in the Federal civil service

The Federal government has ordered the suspension of tenure policy in the federal civil service. A statement Haruna R. Imrana, the Director of Communication at the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, the suspension is with immediate effect.
The tenure policy which was introduced by former Head of Service, Steve Oronsaye, prescribed two terms of four years each for permanent secretaries and an eight-year tenure for directors

Here is the US Court judgement linking buhari's wife with Halliburton scam

 The governor’s Special Assistant on New Media, Lere Olayinka,  circulated links  and copies of the court document detailing Mrs Buhari’s mention in the scandal.
The documents showed that in some of the exhibits tendered in convicting Mr. Jefferson of bribery, a Mrs. Buhari was mentioned as transferring $170,000 to the American politician using a firm as proxy.

“Government Exhibits 36-87 (6/26/02 $170,000 wire transfer from account in Nigeria in the name of Aisha Buhari to an account in the name of The ANJ Group, LLC, identifying “William Jefferson” as Beneficiary),” the U.S. Government Sentencing Memorandum said on page 22.More.....

Friday, 10 June 2016

Banker Sentenced To 39 Years In Jail For Stealing Dead Customers Money

 Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos State High Court on Thursday sentenced a banker, Olawale Garuba, to 39 years imprisonment for stealing from the dead.
The convict was arraigned alongside six others in July 2015 for conspiring among themselves to steal over N30, 000,000 from the bank account a deceased customer of a bank where the convict works.
The fraud was uncovered by the bank when they discovered that some of their staff, including the convict, had connived with proxies to steal from a dormant account of one of the bank’s customers.

Two International airline pull out of Nigeria

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Jide Kosoko's wife, Henrietta, to be laid to rest on Friday June 10th

Henrietta Kosoko, the wife of Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko, who died at a hospital in Abeokuta, Ogun state on Monday June 6th, after a prolonged battle with Diabetes, will be laid to rest on Friday June 10th. Jide Kosoko stated this in a statement he released today. The statement reads
    "With heavy heart, I hereby officially announce the death of my wife, Henrietta kosoko. It happened at about 10:30 am on Monday 6th of June, 2016 at Al-jolad hospital. There will be a christian wake -keep and artiste performances on Thursday 9th of June , 2016 from 4 pm to 9 pm. At Ltv 8, Agidingbi ikeja. The Burial service at the Catholic Church, and interment follows at Atan cementry for Friday 10th of June 2016".

'Keshi: Nigeria has lost a Hero' - Senate Pres. Bukola Saraki

In statement released by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has reacted to the loss of Nigeria's most iconic sports personalities, former Super Eagles captain and coach, Stephen Keshi, who died after a Cardiac arrest in the early hours of today Wednesday June 8th.  The statement reads,
    The sad occurrence was both painful and unfortunate coming at a time the nation is in dire need of wisdom and rich experience of sports professionals like the late international star to stabilize its soccer architecture.

Family member say they will carry out an autopsy on Stephen Keshi, says he did not die of heart attack

Rickey Aburime, a member of Stephen Keshi family, say they will carry out an autopsy on the remains of the former Super Eagles Coach who died today June 8th.  Speaking with The Nation, Rickey debunked media reports of Keshi dying from an heart attack. He stated that Keshi was meeting some friends and family members at his Benin City resident when he suddenly fell sick. it took less than 15 minutes to rush him to the hospital after the crisis started but that he died just before he got to the hospital.

Former President Jonathan out on a date with Dame Patience in New Jersey

Ex- President Jonathan and his wife, Dame Patience, were spotted arriving a restaurant in Edgewater, New Jersey yesterday Tuesday, 7 June 2015. The couple are on vacation in the US for two weeks.

People who asked for Keshi to be fired as Eagles coach are now paying glowing tribute to him- Comedian Alibaba says

'I was not aware that my wife was dead until someone asked me to check the rumours flying around social media' - Jide Kosoko

Wife of ace actor, Jide Kosoko, Henrietta, passed away two days ago after a long battle with diabetes. Encomium Weekly paid a condolence visit to the Kosoko's Lagos residence at Bariga yesterday and met the widower looking distraught as he was talking with some colleagues and movie marketers, about his wife's death. Jide Kosoko reportedly said,
    "I went to a particular event on Monday (June 6), I was not aware that my wife was dead until the person that was with me asked me to check the rumours flying around the social media about my wife’s death.
    I referred to it as rumour because I still didn’t believe, if not until I confirmed it myself. I don’t know how to explain the situation. It is an unimaginable loss. Third wife! Won’t the world count the numbers of lives I have lost?."

Reuben Abati 'remembers' Sani Abacha

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