Friday, 31 July 2015

Vote for Stella Agbodike for Face of NewsLand

Hello friends, please vote for my sister by liking her picture via this link for the face of Newsland 2015. thanks.

Federal Government Declares, August 24, 25 Diaspora Days

The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja declared August 24 and 25 as Diaspora Days to recognise Nigerians in Diaspora as important stakeholders in national development. This was contained in a statement issued by Mrs Ibukun Odusote, Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Secretary to Government of the Federation.
The statement said the days were set aside to create an environment for cross fertilisation of ideas among the Diaspora experts and their Nigerian counterparts.

I’m not expecting ministerial appointment from Buhari- Tunde Bakare

 In an interview with Sahara TV yesterday, the General Overseer of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, said he is not expecting to be appointed a minister in President Buhari's cabinet.
    "As far as I am concerned, I am not expecting to be named a minister. If I am offered an appointment, when I get to that bridge I will cross it. I am already a minister of the gospel. Ministry is my calling and my life. The word minister means servant. When you expect nothing, you cannot be disappointed. I keep on doing what I am doing, to be a solid supporter of the Buhari movement and what he stands for in public life. I have no regret on what I did in 2011. If an opportunity presents itself, I will do it again. I am not seeking anything.

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Photo: GEJ's ex-Chief Security Officer, Obua, critically ill at National Hospital

The former Chief Security Officer of former president Jonathan, Mr Gordon Obua is reportedly lying critically ill at the National hospital. According to friends of the former CSO who shared his photo on Facebook, Mr Obua has continued to suffer both physically and mentally and has been in great pain since the day he returned home on July 21st after being detained by the DSS. They say his abdomen is swollen and he has great difficulty moving around.

Happy Birthday to me!!!

Wow.I thank God for today.I thank him for the gift of life.I am so blessed with the abundance of God.I thank him for my two beautiful kids.Victor and Stephanie.And my lovely husband.Mr Mekoyo.I give my parent kudos for bringing me into this world few years ago.and my beloved sisters and brothers,My friends and Relative.I owe them alot.they took care of me beyond doubt.and to you my beloved readers thank you.

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Kissing now the leading cause of head,neck cancers

The  French kiss can pass on human papilloma virus (HPV). Head of Maxillofacial and Head and neck Surgery at the Royal Darwin Hospital, Dr Mahiban Thomas, said the virus was responsible for 70% of head and neck cancer cases.
Dr Thomas told Daily Mail Australia if you became infected by HPV in the oropharynx, your risk of developing head and neck cancer was 250 times higher than that of someone without the virus.

Damola Roberts wins gold in 100m Swimming at Special Olympics World Games

Nigerian swimmer Damola Robert just won an Olympic Gold Medal in 100m Swimming for Nigeria at the Special Olympics World Games happening in LA. Nigeria also won Silver in Men and Silver in Women Swimming.

Buhari to visit Cameroon July 29th - 30th

President Buhari will be visiting Cameroon from July 29th to July 30th for further discussions with President Paul Biya on ways to combat Boko Haram activities in the West African region.

81 senators deliver vote of confidence on the leadership of Saraki as Senate President

Obama comes for African leaders who have refused to leave power

While speaking to African leaders at the African Union Headquarters in Ethiopia today July 28th, President Obama asked African leaders to leave office whenever their tenure comes to an end.
    "I am in my second term. Its been an extraordinary privilege for me to serve as President of the United States. I love my work but under our constitution I cannot run again. I actually think I am a pretty good president. I think if I ran I could win. But I can't. So there is a lot that I will like to do to keep America moving but the law is the law and no one person is above the law. Not even the president. And I will be honest with you.

Late Bobbi Kristina had a history of falling asleep wasted in bathtubs

Investigation into the circumstances that led to the death of Bobbi Kristina, 22, has began and there are reports that she had a history off getting wasted and falling asleep in bathtubs. TMZ reports below
    Bobbi Kristina got extremely drunk the night before her mom died, fell asleep in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and flooded the room ... and it could be critical evidence in the homicide investigation.

Fmr.Akwa Ibom gov, Akpabio announced as Senate Minority Leader

Godswill Akpabio has been announced as the Senate Minority leader. His nomination is against the rules of the senate that exempts first time senators from becoming Senate Minority leaders. He was nominated by the South South Senators in the Senate. Senator Emmanuel Bwacha was named Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Philip Aduda becomes Minority Whip and Senator Bioudun Olujimi is Deputy Minority Whip.

Bobbi Kristina's death now officially a murder investigation

The investigation into the circumstances that led to Bobbi Kristina's death yesterday Sunday July 26 has just been amped up ... It is now officially a homicide investigation. TMZ reports below...

    Law enforcement sources tell us, both the D.A. and the cops are treating the mystery as foul play, and Bobbi Kristina's boyfriend, Nick Gordon, continues to be a person of interest. Although months have separated the incident in which Bobbi Kristina was found submerged in her bathtub from her death Sunday, law enforcement is confident there will be no problem finding a direct link between the 2, and they have felt from the beginning there was foul play.

"I won’t appoint people who lack integrity as ministers' - Buhari says

Yesterday during his live programme on NTA, President Buhari said he won't appoint men and women who lack integrity as ministers in his cabinet.
    "We will try as much as possible to avoid appointing hostages; by this, I mean people who have been in the system but compromised their personal and professional integrity. From what I have seen so far, we need very patriotic Nigerians to be ministers;

Monday, 27 July 2015

Baby disappears during naming ceremony in Ogun state

An eight month old baby identified as Hezekiah Opeyemi Ogundele mysteriously disappeared during a naming ceremony held at Inuosegba community in Abeokuta Ogun state yesterday July 26th.
According to The Nation, Hezekiah's brother had taken the baby to the naming ceremony and within minutes, the toddler disappeared. A search party was immediately formed but they were unable to find the baby. What they found instead was a building close to the venue of the ceremony where items suspected to be severed human wrist, school pupils’ bags and uniforms were found.
But for the timely intervention of the operatives the Special Anti – Robbery Squad (SARS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), the enraged crowd were bent on bringing down the building. The little boy has still not been found.

Dieziani Alison-Madueke is ill & in UK hospital - Family says

Family members of the immediate past minister of Petroleum resources, Dieziani Alison-Madueke say she is currently ill and at a UK hospital receiving treatment. A family member revealed this to Leadership Newspaper
    "Our daughter has been in hospital where is receiving treatment for some weeks now. She is currently under close medical observation. We learnt that the observation means that she has been unable to see anyone outside close family members over the last few weeks.

Buhari to meet with members by 5pm today

President Buhari will meet with members of the House of Representatives by 5pm this evening. The meeting is to discuss on ways to resolve the leadership crisis that's been rocking the House for sometime

List of approved traffic/vehicle offences in Nigeria

Fayose approves N119m car loan for Ekiti workers

Press statement from Ekiti state government

    Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has approved the disbursement of a sum of N119m as car loans to 623 workers in the state public service. The state Commissioner for Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo, disclosed this in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, at the weekend. Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) got N82,120,000 while Parastatals and Agencies got N36.80 million.
Chief Ojo, according to a statement by the state Ministry of Information, today, said the loans, which ranged from N800,000 to N1.5 million, was "approved depending on the salary grade level of the benefitting officers."

Vector – 8 Produced by Mekoyo

Vector returns with a new melodic and addictive single titled “8”, with a completely different sound than you are used to from him.This track is produced by the ACE Producer Mekoyo @mrmekoyo

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Photos:35 Bill Cosby Accusers Cover New York Magazine

 In an effort to remind the world of just how many women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, the New York magazine has placed 35 of  those women, on the cover of its latest edition.
In the issue  titled “Cosby: The Women, An Unwelcome Sisterhood,”  the women are seated, with the alleged date of the assault written beneath them.

If Buhari is sincere in his fight against corruption, let him probe Amaechi’s government - Wike

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike says if President Buhari was really serious about his fight against corruption, he must start by probing the administration of former Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi. The governor gave the charge in a statement released and signed by his special adviser on media and publicity Opunabo Inko-Tariah today July 26th. The governor added that an appointment of Rotimi Amaechi by Buhari will be an endorsement of corruption ..

Kwara state PDP says they are behind Toyin Saraki’s EFCC probe

 PDP Kwara state chapter says its behind the invitation of the state's ex first lady and wife of senate president Toyin Saraki by the EFCC. In a statement released today July 26th, the state chapter said it had earlier petitioned the antigraft agency over Mrs Saraki's alleged involvement in corrupt activities with some government officials during her husband's administration as governor of Kwara state. The party in the statement said Mrs Saraki's arrest and detention is long overdue

Stephen Keshi demands N1billion compensation from NFF

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi is demanding N1billion compensation from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for defaming him. According to Vanguard, Keshi has dragged the NFF to court for “wrongful dismissal and defamation”. A top source told said
    “Keshi’s lawyers have demanded for a billion Naira from the NFF as compensation for defaming their client.A letter from Keshi's lawyers was sent to NFF on Friday July 24th. Keshi was sacked by the NFF on July 5 just four months after he'd signed a new two-year contract to coach the Super Eagles.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown passes on

 Bobbi Kristina Brown has died aged 22 - six months after she was found unconscious in a bathtub.
The aspiring singer was rushed to hospital and placed in a medically-induced coma on January 31 after she was discovered face-down in the water-filled tub at her townhouse in Roswell, Georgia.
She passed away, surrounded by her family, at the hospice on Sunday - just 3 years after her famous mother, singer Whitney Houston, died aged 48 in a bathtub at a hotel in Beverly Hills.

Friday, 24 July 2015

Ex SEC DG, Arunma Oteh appointed VP and Treasurer of the World Bank

Former DG of the Security and Exchange Commission, Ms Arunma Oteh has been appointed the Vice President and Treasurer of the World Bank

Richard the wonder kid in Football

Check out this young chap.i found his video on youtube and decided to share with you my dear readers.hit or miss?

NYSC Bars Pregnant Women, Nursing Mothers From Serving

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi, has announced that prospective corps members that are pregnant and nursing babies have been barred from participating in the national service across the country. The DG in a statement made available to journalists today also said students undergoing post-graduate studies in institutions of higher learning have also been barred.
He said those affected need not bother to enlist for service “until they are free to participate effectively.”

Why Buhari added his son Yusuf to the 33 man delegate to the US

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, explained why President Buhari took his son, Yusuf Buhari, on his recent official trip to the United States.
    “There is absolutely nothing wrong with the president traveling with one of his sons. It is an acceptable and standard practice. He could go with up to four members of his family. Don’t forget that when former President Bill Clinton visited Nigeria while he was in office, he came with his daughter, Chelsea.
    President Barak Obama travels with his children and so the President of Nigeria can travel out with three or four of his children. Late President Umaru Yar’Adua used to travel with two of his sons and one of his grandchildren." Adesina said

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan reportedly barred from VIP lounge of PH Airport

Tribune is reporting that former First Lady Patience Jonathan was stopped from using the VIP lounge of the Port Harcourt International Airport, recently. Mrs Jonathan, who was in Port Harcourt for the burial of her late Chief Security Officer (CSO), Tamuno Jacob Igbomie, who was killed by unknown gunmen, was said to have been denied access to the VIP lounge, commonly used by dignitaries.

Maryam Abacha university degrees not recognised – NUC

 The National Universities Commission has warned that degrees obtained from Maryam Abacha American University of Niger Republic (MAAUN) are sub-standard and will not be accepted in Nigeria, saying henceforth such certificates would not be recognised as a means of seeking employment or doing other legitimate business in Nigeria.
The NUC Director of Information and Public Relations, Malam Ibrahim Yakasai, handed down the warning while briefing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja.

Buhari restricts wife, relations and aides from using presidential jets

 Sources within the presidency say President Buhari has restricted his wife, relations and aides from using the presidential jet unless it is necessary. This was recently played out when the first lady and her family members flew t  and from Saudi Arabia for the lesser hajj aboard an Emirates airline flight. The source in the presidency say President Buhari came up with the restriction so as to save the cost of maintaining the private jets

Photo: Pregnant ISIS suicide bomber arrested just before she could detonate bomb on her

Pregnant Saudi ISIS suicide bomber was arrested by Iraqi fighters just before she could detonate her suicide vest.

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

EFCC invites Saraki's wife and YarAdua's daughter over allegations of fraud

The wife of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Toyin Saraki and one of the daughters of former President Umaru YarÁdua, Zainab Dakingari have been invited by the EFFC over alleged fraud and money laundering.
Mrs Toyin Saraki is being invited by the antigraft agency to answer questions regarding some alleged questionable flow of income into some companies which she has interest in. PT reports that Mrs Saraki is due to appear at EFFC's headquarters on July 28

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

DSS presents detained former CSO to GEJ to the public following speculations of his death

Above is Gordon Obua, the former Chief Security Officer to former President Jonathan. He was presented to the press this evening by the Department of State Security at their headquarters in Abuja following speculations that he died in their custody yesterday. The DSS wanted to put an end to the false report by presenting Obua to the public.
The former CSO, who has been held by the DSS since Thursday July 16th, had embarked on hunger strike to protest his detention and fainted on Sunday. He was rushed to the hospital where he was treated and discharged today. He is said to be suffering from hypertension and diabetes. There are also reports that Obua is being denied access to his lawyers and family.

Photos Of Flavour And His Baby Girl At The MAMA Awards

  Popular high-life singer Flavour Nabania has just returned from South Africa after attending the 2015 MTV Africa Music Award show in South Africa.He was nominated in the ‘best live act’ category for the award show, but he did not win the award.

Buhari, John Kerry hold joint press conference to discuss fight against Boko Haram

  President Buhari and US Secretary of State John Kerry held a joint press conference today to discuss on the fight against Boko Haram in Nigeria. More photos after the cut

CNN's Christiane Amanpour to interview President Buhari tonight

President Buhari will be interviewed by CNN's Christiane Amanpour by 8pm CET tonight.

EFCC set to probe Jonathan’s ministers, aides

 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has concluded plans to commence the probe of the former President Goodluck Jonathan with investigations into the financial transactions of his ministers and aides.
The Chairman of the commission, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, had already directed that all petitions against former public officers at the federal level should be forwarded to him to be acted upon.
Findings showed that former ministers, special advisers, heads of parastatals and those of other Federal Government agencies would be invited for interrogation by the EFCC in few weeks from now.

Let Jonathan Live His Life, You Are Not The Only One That Loves Nigeria, Fayose Tells Obasanjo

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has urged former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo to stop attacking the immediate past President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, saying; “Dr Goodluck Jonathan is no longer the president of Nigeria, he should be allowed to live a private life devoid of mudslinging from elder statesmen like Chief Obasanjo.”
Governor Fayose said he was miffed that former President Obasanjo could choose the 11th Convocation Lecture of Benson Idahosa University (BIU) Benin, Edo State to say that “performance of Jonathan while in office will hunt the people of the South-South region for a long time to come.”

Photo:ISIS now using chiken suicide bombers

In a disturbing new trend ,pictures have emerged showing ISIS fighters using chicken suicide bombers.Birds are shown with explosive vests cruelly strapped to their backs.
According to Daily Star, the chickens are encouraged to wander into enemy strongholds before the device is detonated via remote control.
They terror group is said to be running out of supplies and ammunition,hence the use of other means..

Full text of what Obama and Buhari said when they met

Below is what President Obama said to President Buhari and his entourage...
    Well, it’s a great pleasure to welcome President Buhari and his delegation here to the Oval Office for his first visit since the historic election that took place. Nigeria is obviously one of the important countries in the world and one of the most important countries in the African continent. Recently, we saw an election in which a peaceful transition to a new government took place.
    And it was an affirmation of Nigeria’s commitment to democracy, a recognition that although Nigeria is a big country and a diverse country with many different parts, nevertheless the people of Nigeria understand that only through a peaceful political process can change take place.


Reports filtering in has it that Gordon Obua, the Chief Security Officer to the former President Goodluck Jonathan has died in the custody of the DSS. Both the CSO and the ADC to Goodluck Jonathan were arrested by the DSS and EFCC in what people have termed a witch hunt.
It should be recalled that events like this played out during Buhari's 1983 rule. While he had Northernes under house arrest, he killed most southerners. Dasuki, a Fulani like Buhari was placed under house again last week, while Jonathan's CSO was killed in prison.

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Bomb blast in Gombe main market

Many people are feared dead after a bomb went off at the Gombe state main market situated along bank road this evening.Details later.

Tolu Ogunlesi to be named Buhari's Special Assistant on New Media

Journalist and social commentator Tolu Ogunlesi will reportedly be named President Buhari's Special Assistant on New Media, this is the same position Reno Omokri occupied in the last administration. According to reports, Tolu has undergone security checks and his appointment will be announced from the presidency.

Photo: Former Chief of Army Staff, Minimah hands over to new Chief Of Army Staff

A photo from the formal Handing and taking over of command between former Chief of Army staff , Lt General KTJ Minimah, and the newly appointed Chief Of Army Staf Major General TY Buratai.

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