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Saturday, May 5, 2018

Ekiti APC congress: Fayose reveals why he allowed use of stadium for primaries

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Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has explained why he allowed the All Progressives Congress (APC), to use the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium for their party primaries on Saturday.
In a tweet posted via his verified handle, Fayose said it was “in the spirit of political tolerance and democratic governance”.

Anambra moves to ban hawking of drugs in streets, markets

The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a motion making it an offence to hawk drug on streets or markets in the state.
Leading the debate, member representing Awka South1 Constituency, Nnamdi Okafor, said the bill sought to stop such hawking since the drugs might not have been tested nor the source and content known.

What El-Zakzaky’s case could do to Nigeria – John Campbell

Former United States of America’s Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has warned the federal government to tread cautiously in the way it is handling the case of the spiritual leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky,
He also warned that El-Zakzaky’s ongoing trial could worsen the nation’s security.

Ekiti APC primaries: Full list of 33 aspirants in race

The All Progressives Congress (APC) holds its primary today (Saturday), to pick its candidate for the July 14 governorship election.
A total of 33 aspirants out of the 37 that initially received letters of intent, are jostling for the party’s ticket.

OAU VC speaks on closure of institution by govt

The Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University, Prof Eyitope Ogunnbodede, has assured the university community that the issue of tax debt will be resolved with the state government without delay.
Ogunbodede said this in a statement he signed on Friday in Ile-Ife, Osun State, even as he described the claims that the university was owing N1.84 billion of tax and has refused to negotiate with the government as false.

Wike mocks APC as Amaechi, Abe feud threatens Rivers congress

Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, has mocked the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the disagreement between Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi and the Senator representing Rivers South East, Magnus Abe, has sparked a fresh crisis in the state chapter of the party.
Some aggrieved members alleged to be loyal to Abe, vandalised the party’s secretariat located on Moscow Road, Port Harcourt on Friday.

Violence Breaks Out At Ekiti APC Primary, Ballot Boxes Missing

The governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state has been marred by violence.
The exercise, which started hours behind schedule, had been going on smoothly until some agents protested that there were plots to manipulate the exercise.

Security personnel struggled with one of the persons carrying a ballot box and in the process the box fell while its content spilled to the ground.

Rivers APC Congress: No materials to hijack – Amaechi dispels reports

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has described reports that the planned All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has been compromised as mischievous and laughable.
Amaechi was responding to claims that materials meant for the congresses had been hijacked with the view of compromising the process.

Five workers killed in Abia over non-payment of salary

Three trade unions in Abia State College of Education (Technical), Arochukwu (ASCETA) have disclosed that theylost five of their staff to hunger and sickness due to non-payment of salaries and other allowances by Abia State Government in the last one year.
The leadership of the unions disclosed this in a statement signed by Dr. Joseph Kanu (COEASU), Agoha Franklin (SSUCOEN) and Dan Nwosu (NASU) and made available to newsmen in Umuahia on Friday.

Tension in Delta as gunmen kill Efe

There’s palpable tension in Delta State as gunmen allegedly shot dead Efe, a step son of former Unuevworo of Ekpan community, Chief Newton Agbofodo, DAILY POST reports.
This is coming two months after a Delta State High Court sentenced Chief Newton Agbofodo to death by hanging over alleged murder and other cases.

FG seals hotel in Abuja, rescues 13 girls from suspected trafficker

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Friday sealed up Amazonia Guest House at Dagri in Gwagwalada, FCT, and rescued 13 women suspected to be victims of human trafficking.
NAPTIP’s Assistant Director of Intelligence, Investigation and Monitoring, Tina Ugwu told journalists after the operation that that two suspects including the Manager of the lodge have been arrested.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

"How I Will Spend My N25M Prize" - 2018 BBNaija Winner, Miracle, Reveals (Video)

Big Brother Naija 2018 ‘Double Wahala’ winner, Miracle, has revealed how he intends to spend his N25 million prize money. The fly boy made the disclosure on Monday, April 29th at a press briefing in Lagos. Miracle, who also won N20m worth of gifts among other things, said he will use part of the money to embark on a training to get his license

BBNaija 2018: What I want to do next – Cee-c

Big Brother Naija `Double Wahala’ 1st runner-up,Cee-c has revealed her next step.
Cee-c, speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria at the Laurent-Perrier night by Play Network Nigeria, in Abuja said she will be going to a film school to study script writing.
“I want to write scripts that would portray strong characters and depict a society where different people who share different opinions are appreciated.

Photos: Rochas Okorocha Hosts Miracle, BBNaija Winner, At Imo Government House

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha is currently at the State government Exco chamber hosting 2018 Big Brother Naija reality TV show winner, Miracle Igbokwe along side former housemates; Nina, BamBam, Teddy A. Miracle arrived Imo state earlier toady with his mother.

Buhari currently in London due to ‘technical stopover’ – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in London, United Kingdom.
The Presidency has, however, attributed his presence in the British capital to what it called “technical stopover.”
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, made this known in an interview with Punch on Thursday (today).

Why ban on codeine won’t work – Femi Kuti

Seun Kuti, son of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has reacted to the federal government’s ban on the production of Codeine containing syrups in Nigeria.

DAILY POST reports that the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday directed the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, to ban with immediate effect further issuance of permits for the importation of codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient for cough preparations.

Court dismisses Communication Minister, Adebayo Shittu’s suit against Oyo government

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An Oyo State High Court of Justice sitting in Saki division has dismissed a case instituted by the Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu against the Oyo State Government and Saki Local Government Council.
Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in the state, Mr. Oluseun Abimbola who confirmed this in a statement sent to DAILY POST Wednesday evening also revealed that a case filed to challenge the constitutionality of the Special environmental sanitation days in Oyo-State in a suit I/128/2016 filed by one Kayode Oloyede at Oyo State High Court against the Attorney-General of Oyo State & Oyo State House of Assembly (OYHA) has also been dismissed.

How Gov. Wike is plotting Buhari’s impeachment – APC

The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has attacked Government Nyesom Wike of engineering the process of impeaching President Muhammadu Buhari.
The APC described as unwise and unnecessary the recent plot by some members of the National Assembly to heighten tension in the country by tabling an impeachment threat on President Buhari.
The APC said the President was doing his best to rescue the nation from the dungeon that PDP past Government kept her and should not be distracted by the National Assembly.

Codeine Abuse Is The Handiwork Of A Hopeless Economy – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central has said that the state of hopelessness in the economy is responsible for the abuse of codeine by Nigerians.

The lawmaker said this in reaction to an investigatory video by BBC recorded in Nigeria showing abuse of codeine by youths and its consequences.

20-year-old man dies after taking overdose of tramadol in Otukpo

A young man identified as Etim, believed to be in his late 20s has died after reportedly consuming over a thousand milligram of tramadol in Obaganya Otukpo, Benue State.
DAILY POST gathered that Eti, who is popularly known as Ratty, was rushed to Abba clinic at Ogiri Oko street when he became unconscious after taking the substance on April 30.

2019: No political campaign before December 2018 – INEC warns

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Wednesday warned political parties against engaging in electioneering before the end of the year.
The Chairman of the electoral body, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, gave the warning at a town hall meeting on “Health, democracy and governance: Putting health as top political agenda of Nigeria,” organised by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).

Girl Who Tattooed Davido On Her Hand Cries: "Davido No Remember Me" (Photos)

A Nigerian Slay Queen by the Name Sashamora Amora on Facebook Laments Bitterly After Davido Gifted Chioma A Porsche Car Worth 45 million Naira.

She Wrote on her Timely: "After the tattoo

D'prince Calls Wizkid & Tiwa Savage 'Mr & Mrs. See Her Response

The News Making round that Starboy Wizkid and Tiwa Savage are having something more than just collabos, might have an iota of truth, Cos Tiwa's Record Mate Dprince just shared photo of them posing together and he captioned the photo as 'Mr and Mrs', and she responded with the Twale emoji, This goes along to explain things underground, Ofcourse Dprince and Tiwa Works together

Osinbajo reveals three people stole $3billion under Jonathan

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, claimed that three people allegedly stole $3billion under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Osinbajo revealed this while speaking at The Platform, a programme organised by the Covenant Christian Centre with the theme: ‘Get Involved’.

I won’t serve Nigeria again – Okonjo-Iweala

A former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has declared that she is done serving Nigeria.
Okonjo spoke at an event preceding the presentation of the book, “Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines” held at the Politics and Prose, Washington DC, US.
It is a book where she illustrates what she had to go through in the fight against corruption in Nigeria
Responding to a question on whether she was willing to return to Nigeria to serve again if called upon, the former Minister said, “I served the country for seven years; I think I’m the longest serving finance minister in the country.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Singer Seyi Shay Flaunts Cooking Skills For Chef Chioma Challenge

Nigerian music star, Seyi Shay is also looking to get some assurance from her own man as she showed off her cooking skills on social media.

The singer who recently revealed in an interview that she was single but ready for marriage, gave a poor kitchen display with lots of boiled eggs decorated over a plate of tomatoes, sweet corn and shrimps. Seyi is hoping this makes her a chef worthy enough to steal a man's heart.

Ondo State FRSC Boss Is Dead!

The Ondo State Sector Commander (RS 11.2) of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Akure, Vincent Jack, is dead.
He died from an undisclosed illness. Due to the illness, he was away from his official duties until his death.

Finally, Davido Reveals Why He Loves Chioma So Much & How She Won His Heart

Chioma Is The Only Woman I Know That Will Treat My Kids Like Her Kids - Davido

Davido said this during the birthday dinner organised for Chioma. He said she is the only woman he knows that can treat his kids like her kids even though she didn't give birth to them, just like his mum. He also promised to spend the rest of his life with her. 

"I Read It In Newspapers That Boko Haram Still Controls Some Territories" - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has acknowledged that insecurity is still a big problem for his administration.

Although he underscored the efforts of the Army in restricting Boko Haram to Sambisa Forest, he conceded that he had read in the papers that insurgents are still controlling some territories in Nigeria.

Speaking during an interview with Voice of Africa (VOA), he also expressed the difference between leading the country as a former military Head of State and now as a democratically elected leader.

See Dino Melaye On A Stretcher Inside Court Room As Ben Bruce Reveals What Police Did

Senator Dino Melaye was granted bail. However, while leaving the court, he was picked up again by police. They claimed they were taking him to hospital, rather, they took him to Force Headquarters.

BBNaija's Leo Receives Beautiful Artwork Of Himself And His Late Mom

Former big brother Naija housemate, Leo Babarinde Dasilva has received a beautiful artwork of himself and his late mom from a fan.

He wrote;

Nollywood Blockbuster ‘WHO’ Finally Hit The Cinemas Nationwide (Pic/Video)

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If you’re hitting the Cinemas anytime soon, WHO is a movie you’ll need to look out for. The Movie is already garnering rave reviews just a few days it premiered.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Five things President Trump said about Nigeria during Buhari’s visit

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Immigration: No reason to apologize
“There’s no reason to apologize. Our immigration laws in this country are a total disaster. They’re laughed at all over the world. They’re laughed at for their stupidity, and we have to have strong immigration laws. I think if I apologize, it wouldn’t make ten cents’ worth of difference to them. We have nothing to apologize for. We have to have strong immigration laws to protect our country.”

Cultists Arrested After Being Overpowered By Police In Bayelsa State (Photos)

Police operatives have apprehended 3 cultists allegedly terrorizing Yenegwe community in Yenagoa local government area of Bayelsa state. It was gathered that the suspects were arrested after youths of the community reported their activities.

Davido: "I Have Been Dating Chioma For 5 Years"

Nigerian singer "davido" has finally revealed the years he and his girlfriend "chioma" has been dating. He revealed this when one of his twitter followers tried to troll him.

The Follower Tweeted:

Buhari’s Impeachment: Mission Impossible, By Reuben Abati

The Chairmen of the Committees on Public Accounts in the National Assembly – Kingsley Chinda (House of Representatives, PDP Rivers, Obio/Akpor Constituency) and Mathew Urhoghide (Senate, PDP Edo South) – have both had cause to ask the respective Chambers of the National Assembly to commence impeachment proceedings against President Muhammadu Buhari for allowing the withdrawal of $496 million from the Excess Crude Account, without prior approval of the National Assembly and/or appropriation.

"Trump Wants To Divide Nigeria" - Muslim Students’ Society Of Nigeria

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has faulted the United States President Donald Trump’s offer on killings in Nigeria, saying such an offer would further divide Nigeria.
The Amir (President) of the MSSN in Lagos State, Saheed Ashafa, said this in a press statement to react to the discussions between President Muhammadu Buhari and Mr Trump during the Nigerian president’s official visit to the U.S. on Monday.

AY Reacts To Davido Buying Chioma N45 Million Porsche Car On Her Birthday

Veteran Nigerian comedian, AY has hilariously reacted to Davido buying his girlfriend, Chioma a N45 million Porsche car for her 23rd birthday yesterday.

Photos Of Davido’s Girlfriend, Chioma & Her New N45 Million Porsche

It’s no news Davido broke the internet by buying a Porsche for his 23 year old girlfriend of five years,Chioma.

He presented the car to her during her birthday dinner last night .

Monday, April 30, 2018

President Buhari Meets With Donald Trump At The Oval Office (Photos)

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the Oval office at the White House in Washington, DC, to meet with US President Donald Trump to discuss economic and military ties. The meeting on Monday will mark the second time Buhari sits down with a US president in the three years he has been in power - the first being with Barack Obama in 2015.

Akinkunle Olunloyo, Kemi’s Brother, Arrested For N40m Fraud (Photo)

Kemi Olunloyo's brother, Akinkunle Olunloyo, son of former governor old Oyo State, Dr Victor Olunloyo, was on Monday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a financial institution to the tune of N40 million.
40 year old Akinkunle Olunloyo, a former night club owner, was charged alongside his entertainment firm, Code Media Ltd, by the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), Lagos.

Why I Didn’t Discuss ‘shithole’ Comment With Trump – Buhari

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari Monday said he avoided bringing up President Donald Trump’s alleged vulgar remarks about African countries when the two presidents today at the White House because he was not sure his American counterpart truly made comment.

Buhari, the first sub-Saharan Africa president to meet Trump since he was sworn in January 2017, is currently in the US for bilateral talks on the invitation of the American president.

BBNaija Star, Marvis, Slays In Customized Ankara Bikini (Photos)

popular bbnaija housemate, Marvis Shared Photos Of Herself In Bikini.

President Buhari With Dangote In Washington As He Prepares To Meet Trump

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Washington D.C. in readiness for a meeting with US President Donald Trump on Monday.

As a guest of the US Government, President Buhari is staying at Blair House, the US President’s guest house.

The Blair House used to be a complex of four formerly separate buildings—but a major renovation between 1950s and 1980s strung them together  as a single facility.

500 Youths To Walk Against Drug Abuse In Osun State (Photo)

Drug misuse and abuse can be described as the intentional or unintentional use of medication without a prescription, in a way other than prescribed, or for the experience or feeling it causes

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse:

Davido's Hypeman, Special Spesh Shares Adorable Photos Of His Son

Davido‘s hypeman, Special Spesh, has finally showed us his adorable son, Chukuyenum, who he welcomed in January.

He shared these adorable photos from when he was 3 weeks old and wrote;

"Police Gassed Asthmatic Dino Melaye" — Senator Ben Murray-Bruce

The trending topic last week in Nigeria was the arrest and subsequent attempt to escape by Senator Dino Melaye whilst being transported by the police from Abuja to his native Kogi state to face the illegal possession of firearms charge in Lokoja.
His fellow senator, Ben Murray-Bruce has taken to Twitter to accuse the Nigerian police of gassing Senator Melaye twice.

Sir Alex Ferguson Gives Arsene Wenger A Vase On His Last Game At Old Trafford

Arsene Wenger was presented with a special gift from former rival and Manchester United former manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, during United’s game against Arsenal, which is the Frenchman’s last game at Old Trafford.

Arsene Wenger, who will be leaving the Emirates Stadium at the end of the season, received a vase from Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho before the kick-off of the game.