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Saturday, 22 April 2017

Jenifa, Toyo Baby No Longer Laugh Together

Funke Akindele and 'Toyo Baby' of Jenifas diary have reportedly parted ways.

Earth Day co-founder killed, composted girlfriend


Ira Einhorn was on stage hosting the first Earth Day event at the Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on April 22, 1970. Seven years later, police raided his closet and found the "composted" body of his ex-girlfriend inside a trunk.

Randy Pastor: Here's Another Allegation!

According to investigative journalist/former broadcast journalist/producer at NTA, Fejiro Oliver, Nigerian pastor Rev Chris Kwapovwe has arrested one of the ladies who works in his church for refusing to sleep with him.

See Me On Monday With These Documents - Osinbajo Tells Lawal, Oke


The presidential committee investigating the discovery of $43.4m by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, has written to suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal and the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke.

Eze Goes To School Author, Nzekwu Dies At 89

The pioneer General Manager of News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Chief Onuora Nzekwu, has died at the age of 89, the family confirmed on Saturday.

DSS Raids PenCom, Summons Ex-DG ‘For Failing To Handover’

Operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, has raided the headquarters of the National Pension Commission, PenCom, in Abuja, following the refusal of the former Director-General of the commission, Mrs Chinelo Anohu- Amazu, to hand over to her successor, Daily Times reports.

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Olumide Bakare: His Death A Colossal Loss To The Nigerian Entertainment Industry (Release)

The entire CWC and NEC of Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria - TAMPAN - sympathies with the family, relatives, friends and all other professional body over the loss of one of our member Olumide Bakare popularly known as Chief Koko, a sobriquet he got from his outstanding performance in a television sitcom in the mid 80's "KOKOs CLOSE".

Opinion: NIA Boss Is A Fool, Amaechi Owns That Money – Femi Fani Kayode

Yes I did. I stand by that. The National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr Ayodele Oke is a fool. He took the fall (for Amaechi) and when he told me he was going to do it. I warned him they would use him to cover the former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi and then mess him up, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode painfully narrated.

Veteran actor Olumide Bakare is dead!

Nollywood veteran actor, Olumide Bakare is dead, Tribune reports.

According to the newspaper, the actor’s personal assistant confirmed his detan in the early hours of Saturday.

Bakare, who has been sick for more than a year was discharged from the University College Hospital (UCH) last year after he was allegedly diagnosed with a respiratory disorder problem.

It was learnt, got worse in the middle of the night and was said to have called his personal assistant to take him to UCH but died before getting to the hospital.

He was declared dead on arrival at the hospital, according to findings.

Actor, Saidi Balogun, said he received the news of his death with shock.

“Yes, it is true Olumide Bakare is dead. He died on his way to his hospital. When I called his number, his personal assistant picked his phone and told me he was dead. That’s how much I can say for now.”

Bakare, 65, is famous for his role as Chief Koko in the rested TV series, Koko Close. A cross-over actor, he also starred alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Hollywood’s Isaiah Washington in Tony Abulu’s 2013 film, Doctor Bello.

Jubilations As Ambode Vows To Build 3 New General Hospitals

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday said that plans are already underway to commence construction of three new ultra modern General Hospitals in the State this year to improve healthcare delivery in the State.

Police Declare Terwase Akwaza Wanted for killing 67 Persons

The above named person is hereby declared wanted by the Nigeria Police Force. A warrant of arrest has been duly obtained from Court of competent jurisdiction for his arrest.

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Over 100 Small Businesses to Participate in 2017 GTBank Food and Drink Fair

More than 100 small businesses in Nigeria’s Food Industry will be provided with free storefronts at the GTBank Food and Drink which holds during the Worker’s Day holiday, on Sunday the 30th of April and Monday the 1st of May, 2017. Organised by foremost African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, the 2-day event offers small businesses in the Nigerian Food Industry a free and vibrant platform to connect with a wider segment of their target markets as well as experts in their business fields.

Subscribers, Visitors Laud BUILDCON at Lagos Exhibition


Visitors, subscribers and real estate stakeholders have commended Buildcon Global Services Limited, a real estate company based in Lagos, for its commitment to quality and standard in the delivery of its products.

Friday, 21 April 2017

Nigerian Pastor Arrested In South Africa Over Sexual Assault


The wanted Nigerian pastor Tim Omotoso who was accused of sexually molesting his own church members in South Africa has finally been arrested.. A manhunt for the pastor was launched after he was accused of sexually molesting his congregants. His arrest was greeted with cheers as he was being taken away by security operatives at Port Elizabeth Airport yesterday.

CBN Reverses Cashless Policy



The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on Friday announced the suspension of its earlier directive on the implementation of cashless policy issued after the 493rd bankers committee meeting that held on February 8.

Unilag student abducted in front of hostel

A female student of the University of Lagos has been reportedly kidnapped.

According to an eyewitness, the girl was kidnapped in front of her Kofo Hostel a few minutes ago.

New Telegraph learnt that she was bundled into a blue Toyota, with tinted glass, sometime after 4pm and whisked out of the campus with some other cars in hot pursuit alerted to the alarm raised by the abducted girl.

We further learnt that the car had been parked for some time near the hostel ostensibly waiting for their victim, who was just returning from writing her exam.


Man Seeks Refund Of Wedding Expenses From Ex-Wife

A divorcee, Yusuf Saidu, on Friday approached an Upper Area Court at Karu in Abuja to seek refund of the money he spent on the wedding of his former wife.

Dipo Famakinwa: It is a tragedy for Yoruba - Gani Adams


The death of Dipo Famakinwa, Director - General, DAWN, has been described as a tragedy for the entire Yoruba race in particular and Nigeria in general.

No phones For My Kids Until They Clocked 14 - Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has revealed that he limits his children’s exposure to technology.

Assassins Strike In Sokoto, Kill Businessman, Son

Some unidentified gunmen have killed a 50-year old businessman, Bello Danbuba and his teenage son, Aliyu, in Gandi village, Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State.

Mass Electrocution: Manchester United Consoles Nigerian Fans

At least seven Manchester United fans were killed and several more injured in a mass electrocution in Nigeria on Thursday night while watching their team's 2-1 Europa League victory over Anderlecht.

EFCC Chases A Former State Commissioner in Niger

The federal government resolve to deal mercilessly with the corruption in the country may have yielded another fruit as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is considering declaring wanted Kantigi Liman, a former Commissioner of Local Government in Niger State, for another batch of N2billion traced to his United Bank for Africa account.

The Blind Mystic Who Predicted 9/11 Has Issued A Harrowing World War III Warning

Deep in the Balkans in Eastern Europe, a blind fortune teller saw the future, predicting several massive world events well before they even happened. Based in Bulgaria, Baba Vanga (born Vangelia Pandeva Dimitrova) was revered in Russia, and over the years, she’s predicted global warming, the 2004 Tsunami, as well as the September 11th attacks on the Twin Towers in New York. In recent times, Baba Vanga’s visions have also foreshadowed the very first African American President of the United States, as well as the rise of Islamic extremism in Europe.


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Land-Grabbers: Community Cries For Help

Residents of the Millennium City Centre Estate, Kosofe Local Council of Lagos State, under the aegis of the Millennium Citi Centre Residents’ Association, have sent a Save-Our-Soul petition to the Inspector-General of Police and the Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, to quickly come to their rescue over what they called ‘harassment and violence’ visited on the estate by alleged hoodlums and land-grabbers, popularly known as ‘omo oniles.’

In a petition addressed to the Inspector General of Police, the residents accused some families of spearheading the violence and extortion of the residents.Thugs brandishing dangerous weapons have invaded the serene environment of the estate, blocking the gates while harassing and extorting both residents and visitors to the estate.

Nigerians can’t receive more than 4,600MW of electricity no matter volume generated – Official

The Association of Power Generation Companies, APGC, Thursday, said it has the capacity to generate 12,000 MW to reduce the electricity needs of Nigerians.

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Over 30 Football Viewers Electrocuted In Calabar


Over 30 people are feared dead at a football viewing centre in Calabar, the Cross River State capital after being electrocuted by a high tension cable that reportedly fell on them.

BREAKING: Isis claims responsibility for Paris shooting attack that left one police officer dead

Isis has claimed responsibility for the shooting attack in Paris that has left one police officer dead and two seriously injured.

Pictures of some affected places at KWHA


Why Lagos govt cannot execute Rev. King – Falana

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has asked Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State to commute the death penalty passed on death row inmates in the state to life imprisonment instead of executing them.

Gay baboon terrorises villagers in South Africa, Rapes 5 Men


Men at a village in the North West are leaving in fear over a big male baboon that likes to grope and bonk human males.

Breaking News: Policeman Killed in Paris Shooting

A policeman was killed in a shooting incident in Paris on Thursday, multiple news outlets are reporting.

Let's Dance! P-Square Releases Nobody Ugly's Video

Update: Why Nigeria Police, Not EFCC, raided Senator Goje’s home

Security operatives, believed to be from the police headquarters, on Thursday evening raided the Abuja home of Danjuma Goje, a former governor of Gombe State, Premium Times has learnt.

Well, You Can't Unsee This One: Atlanta Housewives' Kenya Moore's Boyfriend's Sex Tape Leaked

A new sextape of Atlanta Housewives Kenya Moore’s boyfriend Matt Jordan has just leaked. The woman in the video is not identified, but she bears a resemblance to Atlanta Housewife Kenya Moore.

EFCC Are Raiding Senator Danjuma Goje's House!

Operatives of the anti-graft EFCC on Thursday evening raided the Abuja home of Danjuma Goje, a former governor of Gombe State.

A witness said the operatives were still at the Asokoro house at about 6:05 p.m.

Mr. Goje, a serving senator, is currently being prosecuted for alleged corruption while he was Gombe governor.

More details later…

Breaking News: Violence in Benue as local youth clash with herdsmen

Some local villagers have blocked the Makurdi/Enugu Federal Highway after clashes between some local youth and Fulani herdsmen led to the death of at least three people, residents have said.

HURIWA Urges Media To Blacklist el-Rufai, Condemns Arrest Of Another Journalist

The reported arrest by the police on the order of the Kaduna State Governor Malam Nasir El-Rufai of the Kaduna based correspondent with LEADERSHIP Newspaper, Mr. Midat Joseph can best be described as a serious sign of the growing intolerance of freedom of expression by the Kaduna state government, the Human Right Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has said.

Four in court over Ilorin cult clash

An Ilorin Magistrate Court has remanded four suspected cultists over their alleged involvement in the recent spate of cult killings in the Kwara State capital.

Russia bans Jehovah's Witnesses after supreme court rules Christian sect 'extremists'

Russia has banned Jehovah's Witnesses after the Supreme Court ruled the Christian sect to be an "extremist" group.

Presidency Replaces Suspended SGF, NIA Chief

The federal government of Nigeria has replaced the controversial Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and Chairman of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke with Dr. Habibat Lawan and Amb. Arab Yadam in acting capacities respectively.

PHOTONEWS: Gov. Ambode Meet Special Board Of Enquiry On Alleged Human Right Violation Against Nigerian Army in Its Operation At Lagos House, Ikeja

R-L: Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello; Deputy Director, Civil Military Affairs, Col. Lawal Mohammed; President, Special Board of Enquiry on Alleged Human Right Violation Against Nigerian Army In Its Operation, Major General Jubril Ahmed Tijani; members of the Board, Col. Muwambai Mahmood and Col. Pascal  Izukanne during a media briefing after meeting with the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

LASTMA Declares Zero Tolerance On Traffic Laws Violation

…Urges Voluntary Compliance By Motorists  

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on Thursday urged motorists to voluntarily comply with the relevant traffic laws operating in the State, vowing to deal decisively with violators in accordance with the law.

Rainstorm Wreck Havoc in KWHA

Property worth millions of naira were on Wednesday destroyed by heavy storm that accompanied rainfall at the Kwara State House of Assembly Complex in Ilorin.

Rainfall: Lagos Allays Fears, Cautions Residents Against Dumping Refuse in Drainages

As the 2017 rainy season gathers momentum, the Lagos State Government has allayed the fears of residents over the torrential rainfall witnessed in the State on Thursday, saying that necessary steps had been taken to avert any incidence of flood disaster in the State.

Ahmed Musa To Marry His Lagos Based Queen!

Earlier we reported that the Leicester City football star had divorced his wife, and was also set to marry his Lagos based ‘Queen’, Juliet.

Court slams N2.5m bail on 5 men for obstructing female TV journalist

A Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano, on Thursday slammed a bail of N500,000 on each of the five men accused of obstructing an NTA female journalist from discharging her professional duties.

The Yorùbá nation and Omolúwàbí renaming proposal

I have never hidden the fact that I am a proud Yoruba person who appreciates the cultural richness of the Yoruba people. For instance, I have been fascinated, right from my youth, about the accommodating capacity and the republican pedigree of the Yoruba and how this was demonstrated within the tiny geographical confines of Aáwé.

Facebook Is Trying To Burn Your Phone!

Facebook is working to create a data input method that doesn’t rely on a keyboard, but instead allows the user to type directly from the brain, the company said at its two-day developers conference in San Jose, California.

Illegal Cigarette Trade Hits Legal Tobacco Industry Hard

British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd (BAT) remains concerned by the current high level of illegal cigarette trade which forms the main challenge in the short-, medium-term for the legal tobacco industry.

Police begins criminals’ hideouts demolition in Ikorodu

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command​ on Wednesday stormed the riverine area of Ishawo Community in Ikorodu, Lagos, to commence total demolition of shanties within the area, used by militants.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

758 Fake Teachers Uncovered By Education Board

The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Cross River has uncovered about 758 teachers with fake National Certificate of Education certificates and 700 ghost workers in the ministry.

Attempt on Melaye: Police arrest Ijumu LG administrator

The police have arrested the administrator of Ijumu Local Governmental Area of Kogi State, Hon. Taofiq Isa, in connection with last Saturday’s assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye (APC- Kogi West).

Isa was arrested on Wednesday by the Police Special Squads drafted from Police Force Headquarters Abuja.

He was arrested around 1.30pm at the premisis of the state ministry of education, in Lokoja where he had gone to visit the commissioner, Hon. Sunday Tolorunleke.


The administrator had earlier been invited following Senator Melaye’s insistence that the hands of the administrator were clearly visible in the attempt on his life.