Saturday, 15 August 2015

Borno State Deputy Governor Is Dead

The deputy governor of Borno State, Zannah Mustapha died in Yola, Adamawa state this morning during an official trip to the state. Mustapha, who had gone to Yola yesterday to attend the convocation ceremony at Moddibo Adama University, retired to his room last night and failed to wake up this morning. He'd died in his sleep at a government guest house in the state capital.

Drama At Ooni Palace As Wives,Children Barred From Burial

The final burial rites of the late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Olubuse II, was performed on Friday, but his wives, children and family members were unable to pay their last respects as they were barred from the programme.
Some people who had expected to see the body of the monarch lie in state were disappointed as his remains were neither brought out for people to see nor was any casket displayed during the burial service.

CNN President Apologises To Kenyan President Over "TERROR HOT BED" Reports

Tony Maddox, CNN’s global Executive Vice President and Managing Director on Thursday Aug 13th flew from Atlanta to Nairobi to personally apologize to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Kenyans over the undermining report.

A day before President Barrack Obama's arrival in Kenya, for his first official visit, the news channel had referred to Kenya as "terror hotbed” The comment sparked public outcry and angry reactions on social media. Kenyans called out CNN over the comment, hurling abuses and sarcastic humour under the hashtag #SomeoneTellCNN.

Adamawa State Government Denies Plans Of Spending N200M On Prayer Warriors Against Boko Haram

Reports making headlines yesterday alleged that the Adamawa State Government is planning to spend N200million to mobilize prayer warriors against Boko Haram. Reacting to the report, the government of the state has made it clear that the money is to 'strengthen existing community surveillance and intelligence gathering to check mate the operations of the insurgents.'

Thursday, 13 August 2015

Ooni Of Ife To Be Laid To Rest On Friday, 13th August

Adetokunbo Sijuwade, the son of the late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, on Wednesday officially announced the death of the monarch, saying he would be buried on Friday.

While addressing journalists at the Government Office in Osogbo, the late monarch’s son said the body of his father would be flown in from London today, Thursday, 13th of August and buried tomorrow, Friday at 10 a.m. How about the abobaku?

Senator Saraki Celebrates International Youth Day With Nigerian Youths

As the world marks the International Youth Day, Senate President Bukola Saraki today joined Nigerian youths to mark the event.
The Senate President received members of All Progressive Youth Forum (APYF) at his office in the National Assembly as they took series of selfies.

See Governor Fayose Buying Pepper, Palm oil, Fish, Ponmo In The Market -PHOTOS

Governor Fayose was pictured at Elegberun Market in Ikere Ekiti buying some soup ingredients from the market women who were more than delighted to sell to him. He bought items such as pepper, onions, fish, ponmo and palm oil. More photos below

Wednesday, 12 August 2015


One of Nigeria’s most popular actors, Segun Arinze, has been appointed artistic director of the Best of Nollywood Awards 2015 holding in Akure, the Ondo State capital in December 2015.

The executive producer, BON Awards, Seun Oloketuyi, made this announcement on Monday, August 10th, in Lagos. In his statement, “The Best of Nollywood Awards is happy to announce that consummate actor, Segun Arinze, is coming on board as the artistic director of this year’s awards.

Ooni’s death, irreparable loss to Oodua race – Gani Adams.

The death of Ooni of Ife, His Royal Eminence, Oba Okunade Sijuade, and Olubuse 11, has been described as a monumental and irreparable loss to the Oduduwa race.
The National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Convener of the Oodua Progressives Union (OPU), Otunba Gani Adams, made the remark while reacting to the transition into eternal glory of  one of the foremost monarchs in Africa.

11 Day Old Baby Stabbed In The Head By 51year Old Patient In The Hospital

11 day old infant who is battling pneumonia has been stabbed in the head with a 12inch knife by another hospital patient.
The 11-day-old tot is fighting for his life after the shocking attack that left the blade stuck 11cm into his brain as he slept in a hospital ward with his mother close-by.

Nigerian Court Dissolves 25 Years Marriage Because The Wife Serves Late Meals

A customary Court in Ikorodu, Lagos state has dissolved a 25 year marriage, between one Olufade Adekoya and his wife, Olusola, over the wife's lateness in preparing meals at home. 

NAN reports that 57 year old Mr Adekoya told the court during hearing of the case yesterday August 11th, that he is tired of his wife's manners which she has refused to change over the years

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Buhari Says Nigerians Will Soon Know Treasury Looters In A Matter Of Weeks

According to President Buhari, the trial of persons who have stolen national resources will begin in a matter of weeks. He said this at a meeting with members of the National Peace Committee led by Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar in the Presidential Villa.
"Those who have stolen the national wealth will be in court in a matter of weeks and Nigerians will know those who have short-changed them." he said

OAU Students To Remain Indoors As Ife Palace Prepare To Announce Ooni's Death

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, in Osun state have sent out a circular asking all students to remain indoors tomorrow as the palace prepares its traditional rites to formally announce the death of the Ooni of Ife Oba Sijuwade. The Ife Council of Chiefs had yesterday warned all residents in Ile Ife to remain indoors tomorrow between 9am and 5pm.

Why Donald Trump Should Be America's Next President - Freeze Explains

These are the thoughts of Freeze on the next American President.

Buhari cancels govt delegation to Hajj, to save $1m

President Mohammadu Buhari has announced that there would be no federal government delegation for this year’s hajj in Saudi Arabia.This is in a move to cut costs.He however stated that the government shall play its traditional roles of providing consular, medical and security services to Nigerian pilgrims.

For Now, I Remain A Party-less Nigerian - Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said for the time being, he remains a ‘party-less Nigerian’
Speaking to the governor of Kogi state,Captain Idris Wada (retd.) and his delegation during a courtesy visit to his Abeokuta Hilltop residence,he said party does not matter as long as one is a committed leader..

NEMA moves 5, 762 to IDPs camps in Yola

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Seven new births were recorded at the Mubi transit camp of the Nigerian returnees from the Republic of Cameroun as 5,762 returnees have been transported by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to the Internally Displaced camps in Yola, Adamawa State.
Health workers assisted in the safe delivery of seven pregnant women of four girls and three boys who are all in stable condition.

NIS Prevents 23,472 from leaving Nigeria in 15 months

In its efforts to prevent young Nigerians from being lured into terrorism, prostitution, slavery and other untoward activities abroad by unscrupulous individuals, the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has continued to be stringent in scrutinising those intending to travel out of the country.
PRNigeria gathered that in the fifteen months period running from January 2014 to March 2015, the Service debarred a total of 23,472 individuals from travelling out of the country from the various departure points.


The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has confirmed the incidence that happened in our location at Nembe Jetty, near Ogolomabiri Community in Bayelsa State, where suspected oil bunkerers attacked our location.
The incident is being investigated and the Joint Task Force Operation PULO SHIELD has moved into action to arrest and apprehend the perpetrators of this unpatriotic and callous attacks.  The military will deal decisively with anybody or group involved in this and similar acts of attacks or sabotage on the nation’s economy.

Buhari To Head Petroleum Ministry For 18months

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to head the Ministry of Petroleum for 18 months before appointing a substantive minister for the ministry.
The President said this while meeting with some members of his political party, the All Progressives Congress, in Abuja recently.
One of those at the meeting, who spoke on condition of anonymity, on Sunday said that the President said he would use the 18 months of heading the petroleum ministry to reposition it.
According to him,


....Josiah Oluwole

The Ife traditional council in Osun State has officially confirmed the death of the Ooni of Ife, Okunade Sijuwade Olubuse II, after denying that the monarch had passed away.
The Awara of Iwara-Ife, Layi Adereti, made this known in Ife while speaking on the preparation for the burial of the Ooni, who died at Saint Mary Hospital in London about two weeks ago.

Monday, 10 August 2015


Heritage Bank Bags ISO Award, Sets New Banking Record
As a brand built on a legacy of innovation, Heritage Bank
has yet again achieved another milestone with the ISO/INEC
27001:2013 certification award in recognition of its
commitment to effective and secured financial system. The
bank has also set a record as the only bank in Nigeria to
get this certification award in less than three years of

Its Confirmed! Tonto Dike Is Pregnant And Engaged To Obasanjo's Son

As at yesterday, it was a rumor but now its confirmed that Tonto Dikeh over the weekend did her introduction ceremony to her boo Oladunni Churchill Obasanjo in Port Harcourt. And Tonto is pregnant with her first child. Congrats to her. More photos from the introduction after the cut...

Nigerian Prostitutes Election Turns Bloody In Lagos

The 2015 election of National Association of Nigerian Prostitutes, NANP, has been marred with violence.

Those Seeking Gani Adams Resignation Are Not Serious- Oyo Coordinator

My attention has been drawn to a story published in some national dailies of Friday, August 7, 2015, calling on the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC ) Otunba Gain Adams, to step down from his position.

The call was credited to one Razak Balogun, who was said to have made the call while on a courtesy call to the office of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Seems Tonto Dike Is Married....Changes Social Media Name To Mrs Tonto Churchill

It seems our dear pokolee, Tonto Dike had a secret wedding with her boyfriend whose name is Oladunni Churchill aka Mr X, because she changed her name to Mrs Tonto Wigo Dikeh Churchill on instagram. Adding 2 + 2 together gives a perfect answer of a secret wedding with Mr X. Not sure yet though....maybe Tonto can help us out by sharing the wedding pictures.

Sunday, 9 August 2015


“My attention has been drawn to the Twitter campaign alleging that the Lagos State Government (LASG), led by His Excellency, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN spent Seventy Eight Million Naira (N78M) to upgrade the web site, a site dedicated to giving citizens unfettered access to the Governor’s daily activities and open access to information.


A 35 year old woman, Mrs. Toyin O. Fashola, has been declared wanted by the Lagos State Police command for her alleged involvement in the act of lesbianism.
The pronouncement was as a result of a complaint lodged at Ogombo Police division, Ajah, by one Mr. Adeoye Jimoh Usman, whose wife, Mrs. Funmilola Adeoye, was Fashola’s partner in the act.

FFK Denies Claims About Disowning His Children

Fani Kayode has denied disowning his children from ex-wife Yemisi...Yesterday , in a lengthy article published by a representative of the family, Felix Olawunmi, the family claims the issue of the children’s paternity had been on for years as Yemisi refused repeatedly to allow the three girls undergo a paternity examination as requested by the Fani-Kayodes.

Mrs Aisha Buhari Takes Over Patience Jonathan's Office Of The First Lady

The Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has been operating from the Office of the First Lady located inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja, SUNDAY PUNCH can report authoritatively.
Ahead of the March 28 presidential election, Buhari, who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, had promised that he would not have an office for the First Lady should he emerge victorious at the election.

NEMA, Borno Collaborate in Movement of Refugees from Cameroon

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed that about 3000 refugees are still at the border with Cameroon undergoing registration formalities before their relocation to Mubi for onward transportation back to Borno State.
This was confirmed by Director General of NEMA, Muhammad Sani Sidi who was in Mubi in the company of Deputy Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Zannah Mustapha to bolster the operation on the ground.

Customs Sustains Seizure of Smuggled Poultry in Fourth Week

As the heightened anti-poultry smuggling operations, code named  Operation “Hawk Descend” got into the fourth week, smugglers of poultry products continued to count their loses as millions of smuggled imported  frozen poultry products got seized.

Jonathan Refused My Advice On Boko Haram- Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed he did all he could to help immediate past president,Goodluck Jonathan ,curb the Boko Haram menace.He said the problem was Jonathan saw it as a northern agenda against him..Excerpts from interview with Premium Times

Businesswoman Loses N97M To Fraudsters In Order To Meet Rev Fr Mbaka

As a Christian and an internation­al businesswoman, Mrs. Vivian Amadife’s greatest wish was an op­portunity to personally meet Rev­erend Father Ejike Mbaka, a Catholic priest based in Enugu. Moved by her belief that as soon as she gets to meet the priest, her life and businesses will improve, she was excited when her friend of 10 years introduced her to one Dr Ohamadike, founder of Esoteric World Discovery Limited.