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Saturday, June 2, 2018

Not Too Young To Run: Why Senate, Governorship's Age Limits Were Retained- Ekweremadu

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IKE Ekweremadu, the deputy president of the Nigerian Senate, has explained why the age limit for governorship and senate were retained in the ‘Not Too Young To Run’ bill recently signed into law.
His explanation is a direct response to the demands of the Not Too Young To Run Movement which on Friday, called on members of the National Assembly to review its vote on the age qualification for the senate and governorhip.

"Akufo-Addo Never Mocked Nigeria" – Ghana’s High Commissioner Replies GEJ

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Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Rashid Bawa has denied claims by former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan that Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo mocked Nigeria in a recent speech.
In a statement, Ambassador Bawa stated Mr. Akufo-Addo has always referred to Nigeria as “a country I describe as my second home in the world,” and will never use the West African country to make negative examples.

Man Stabs Couple’s Only Child To Death Over N200 In Anambra

A man has been stabbed to death in a brutal attack by a tout in Awada, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State. The deceased is reportedly the only child of his parents.

The suspect, Ifeanyi Ali, reportedly stabbed the deceased, 24-year-old Chigozie Alo, a tricycle rider, to death for refusing to give him N200.

It was learnt that the suspect had hitched a ride with Alo and on getting to his destination, demanded the sum from the rider to buy a local gin at a drinking joint in the area.

Kizz Daniel Spotted At BBC Headquarters

Famous Musician Kizz Daniel was spotted at the BBC headquarters. See photos below

"Lesbian And Gay Producers Dominate Nollywood" - Top Actor, Paul Obazele

Nollywood actor, Paul Obazele who was one time the President of the Association of Movie Producers in Nigeria, has mentioned that the Nigerian movie industry is dominated by gay and lesbian producers.

Paul Obazele stated this in a chat with Saturday Beats and that while he was the president of the association, he tried his best to curtail their activities.

Popular Model, Olajumoke, Rocks New Haircut In Lovely Photos

Ex bread seller Turned Model Olajumoke stun in this adorable photos as she show off new haircut.

How I Came Up With The Slang 'Sho Mo Age Mi Ni' - Jigan Babaoja

At every point in time in Nigeria, there is always a trending word that dominates the social media and this time, it is Sho mo age mi, which was originated by a Nollywood actor Kazeem Abimbola, popularly called Jigan Babaoja.

He has however come out to say that despite the fact that he asks about his age from everyone that cares to listen, he will never reveal his real age to anyone.

Banky W Cancer Free! Musician Thanks God For Keeping Him Alive

Nollywood actress Adesua Etomi’s husband, musician Olubankole Wellington aka Banky W has revealed how he overcame his battle with cancer before his wedding.

The EME boss, who was just made the ambassador for Pink Oak Trust, said God and availability of sufficient funds saw him through his battle with the killer disease.

43-Year-Old Uncle Defiles 11-Year-Old Niece Thrice In Lagos (Photo)

One Ifeanyi Adieme has been arrested by the Lagos State police for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old girl handed her over to him by her parents, to look after his three children.

The girl who attends Iba Estate Primary School, Ojo, Lagos, on May 20, 2018, opened up to one of the coordinators of her church’s children section on how she had been subjected to sexual abuse and defilement by Adieme.

"How I Discovered Olamide As A 14-Year-Old Boy" - ID Cabasa

Legendary music producer, Olumide Ogunade, popularly known ID Cabasa, is a beat maker who brings his artistic value to both music production and business.

In this interview with Olaitan Ganiu he spoke on the origination of his record label Coded Tunes and how he discovered hip hop star Olamide.

Six Out Of Ten Youths In Lagos Are Cultists – Police

​Edgal Imohimi, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, on Friday said six out of ten young people in Lagos were cultists.

He stated this at a town hall meeting with some residents of Surulere area of the state.

The forum was on “ Partnership with Community for Crime Prevention.’’

Friday, June 1, 2018

Federal Government Begins Screening Of Ebola Virus At Lagos Airport

The federal government has intensified efforts to ensure that Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is not retransmitted into the country and therefore has activated all procedures to prevent infected travellers from gaining access to any of the nation’s airports.

To ensure that this objective is achieved, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Port Health, a department under the Ministry of Health have increased surveillance on the screening of passengers for the deadly communicable disease.

Tony Elumelu And Akon Pictured Together Enjoying Boat Cruise In Lagos

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 On a cruise with @akon in #Lagos
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Newlywed Rapper, Mo'cheddah Steps Out In Style (Photos)

One day after her private traditional wedding to Prince Olateru-Olagbegi, singer Mo'Cheddah has stepped out in style.

The newlywed who has not shared any photo from her wedding yet, has shared photos of herself in an all-white outfit today.

Tonto Dikeh Celebrates New Month With Beautiful New Photos

Popular Nollywood Actress, Tonto Dikeh took to her Instagram to share elegant, breath-taking and glamorous pictures of her as she celebrate new month of June.

Don't forget Tonto Dikeh birthday is on the 9th of June

Imo APC Demands Governor Okorocha's Suspension Over Anti-Party Activities

The Imo State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), led by Dr. Hilary Eke, has petitioned the National Working Committee, urging the party to take appropriate disciplinary measures against Governor Rochas Okorocha.

The state working committee alleged that the governor established a parallel party by appointing an acting chairman in the state against the constitution of the party.

Ekiti 2018: "APC Buying Voters’ Cards, Culprits Arrested" – PDP

The campaign organization of the Ekiti State Deputy Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola Eleka, has called for greater vigilance among voters in the State against agents of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

It claimed they were going round the state buying Voters’ Cards.

BBNaija Ex-Housemate, Tobi, Celebrates His 24th Birthday Today (Photos)

BBNaija season 3 'double wahala' 2nd runner-up Tobi Bakre celebrates his 23nd birthday today 1st june 2018

Tobi Bakre is a Photographer, investment banker and model who's famously known for participating in the 2018 Nigeria version of Big Brother.

Imo House Of Assembly Members Locked Out Of APC South East Meeting (Photo)

Disgraceful: Imo State House of Assembly Members Locked Out of APC South East meeting

Speaker Imo State House of Assembly and APC members of Imo State House of Assembly were today at the APC South East Zonal Meeting which took place in Abuja, the nation’s capital, disgracefully locked out from entering the venue of the meeting.

President Buhari Breaks Fast With Dangote, Business & Political Party Leaders (Pics)

President Muhammadu Buhari hosted the Business Community and Political Party Leaders to break of fast in State House on 31st May 2018

See How 300,000 Live Bullets Were Concealed In Trucks Intercepted By Army (Photos)

Yesterday, about 300,000 cartridges that were concealed and smuggled in trucks into Nigeria through the Benin Republic border. The cartridges were concealed in a false base of three heavy-duty trucks and had successfully gone past borders until they were intercepted at Igbogila-Ilara area of Ogun State.

The trucks were intercepted in Balogun village, near Egua in Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun, by military officers attached to the 35 Artillery Brigade of 81 Division, Nigerian Army in Alamala, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

"No Governor In Kwara State, You Only Have PA To Senate President" - Says Sowore

Nigeria 2019 Presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore Town Hall Meeting in Ilorin kwara State

"Masturbation Is More Evil Than Fornication" - Man Lists Reasons

A Nigerian man with the username @Roistrills on twitter took to the platform to list reasons why masturbation is a bigger sin than fornication.

He Wrote:

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Photos From Gubi Collections Unimaginable Exclusive Fashion show

Gubi collections Showcased her new collection in her fashion line with the theme 'Unimaginable exclusive fashion show' which was held at Benson Estate, Ikorodu, Lagos. 

The fashion show comprised of clothes designed since 2016 till date (2018). 

Teacher Stabs Husband To Death In Lagos (Graphic Photos)

According to reports, A teacher and mother of two stabbed her husband to death during a fight at their residence in Ikorodu, Lagos.

According to the wife, she stabbed him in self defense, after being pinned down by the deceased, who was notorious for always beating her.

When interviewed, the sobbing suspect said: “I didn’t kill him intentionally. He was always battering me. Today, he pinned me down and started beating me again.

Boy Dies While Burning Refuse With Petrol, Brother Critically Injured (Graphic Pics)

An 8-year-old boy just lost his life while his brother got critically injured as a result of burning refuse with petrol. The boy identified as Thankgod couldn't survive because of the severe burns he experienced while his brother is currently receiving treatment in an hospital.

"Not All Young Men Are Yahoo Boys" - Police PPRO Writes Open Letter To SARS

Dolapo Badmus, is the Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos Police Command and she has written an open letter to SARS operatives asking the corrupt ones among them to stop the unlawful arrest of well dressed young men walking on the street with claims that they are Yahoo boys.

According to Dolapo Badmus, a lot of the well dressed young men are “hustling” up and down to make ends meet.

Read her open letter below

'El-Rufai Is Tyrannical': Kaduna Senator Blasts Governor As He Demolishes His House

Senator Suleiman Othman Hunkuyi representing Kaduna North Senatorial District has taken to social media to call over Kaduna state over ongoing victimization. According to him,Gov. El-rufai is set to destroy his personal house despite a valid and subsisting court order.He wrote...

'Kaduna State Government is set to demolish my personal house despite a valid and subsisting court order. The matter is still pending in the High Court of justice Kaduna as I write this but the government is bent on carrying out its atrocity.

"Don't Run Against Me In 2019 Election" - Buhari Begs Nigerian Youths

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has begged Nigerian youths to shelve their political ambition until after the 2019 general election.

This is coming months after the president described the youths as illiterates, lazy and people who want freebies.

Mr Buhari made the plea on Thursday while signing into law the Not Too Young To Run’ bill passed by the National Assembly last year.

Read President Buhari's Speech During #NotTooYoungToRun Bill Signing

“If you really want to change something in Nigeria, and if you can organise yourselves and work hard towards it – you can achieve it. The outcome of such efforts is this remarkable feat.” – President @MBuhari during the signing of #NotTooYoungToRun Bill into law.

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"Politicians Must Steal" - Governor Rochas Okorocha

Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, has revealed why some Political Officeholders 'must Steal' public funds.

In an interview with Channels TV, which has now gone viral on social media, Okorocha explained that “no man on earth” lives on his monthly pay, hence governors should not be exempted.

He argued that what is most important is for governors to make the people happy with their performance.

"I Saved For Years To Buy My Wife’s G-Wagon Gift" – Gbajabiamila (Photo)

A member of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has defended his much talked about car gift to his wife.

The lawmaker trended on social media for days after a photo and video of a brand new Benz G-Wagon he got his wife surfaced online.

The lawmaker presented the surprise gift on May 27 at an event to commemorate her 50th birthday .

Lauretta Onochie Reacts To Jail Sentence Of Ex-Taraba Governor Who Defected To APC


 For 7 years under the PDP led government, Ex Gov. Jolly Nyame stood at the door steps of justice.

 Then he defected to APC, and in three years, Honourable Justice Adebukola Banjoko, led him to the bowels of Justice, giving the people of Taraba, the justice they deserve. This is a clear signal that the War on corruption is in full swing.

N4bn Port Facilities Decay In Onitsha 5 Years After

Five years after it was commissioned, the N4 billion facilities at Onitsha River Port are rusting away due to lack of concessionaire to manage the port.

The river port was rehabilitated and handed over to the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) for concession in order to save shippers about N100 billion annually from the costs incurred on cargo clearing at the Lagos seaports.

Mother Of Missing Baby Narrates How Nurse, Woman Stole Her Baby In Kogi (Photos)

The mother of a new born baby who got missing shortly after delivery at Peniel Maternity and Clinic, popularly known as (Mummy’s hospital) in Anyigba, Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, Mrs Laruba Drisu, has accused the nurse on duty (when the child was born), Rebecca Amina Sanni, of masterminding the sudden disappearance of her baby.

The incident happened on Sunday, 28th May, 2018 and the child is yet to be found.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Sultan Slams Ortom, Fani-Kayode For Linking Herdsmen Killings To Danfodio

Sultan knocks Ortom, Fani-Kayode for linking herdsmen killings to Danfodio

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll-led Jama’atu Nasril Islam on Tuesday knocked Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, and a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, for linking the herdsmen killings across Benue, Taraba and other parts of the North, to the continuation of the late Usman Danfodio’s jihad.

"President Buhari Not Responsible For Benue Killings" – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Tuesday exonerated President Muhammadu Buhari from the herdsmen killings in the state stressing that those linking the president to attacks were being mischievous.

He recalled that the herdsmen crisis predated the present administration assuring that the people of the state would still support the President in the coming 2019 general elections despite the losses and pains they suffered as a result of the herdsmen incursions in the state.

Chinedu Ikedieze 'Aki' With VP Osinbajo At The Aso Villa (Photo)

Actor Chinedu Ikedieze aka Aki was pictured with vice president Osinbajo at the Aso villa recently.

Nollywood Actor, Michael Okon Set To Wed, See His Pre-Wedding Photos

One of Nollywood’s actor, Michael Okon, is traditionally getting married to his beautiful lady, Kosi Obialor. The couple have been in a relationship for a while but kept it private.

Their traditional wedding ceremony will be taking place at the residence of his fiancée in Imo state, Nigeria.

Tekno Cuddling His Newborn Daughter, Skye (Photo)

Tekno announced days ago that he and Lola Rae have welcomed a daughter named Skye.

He shared a photo of himself cuddling her via IG.

See Many Prostitutes Arrested In Borno As Task Force Raids Hotels (Photos)

Borno State Government has issued a three day demolition notice to illegal hotel owners within Maiduguri and it's environs. A High Powered committee, chaired by Attorney general and commissioner of justice Hon. Kaka Shehu Lawan, alongside commissioner for Land and survey Borno state Hon. Sugun Mai Mele, issued a three day ultimatum to vacate the area or face the wrath of law from 29 May 2018 to 02 June to 2018.

Seven Passengers Killed In Fatal Motor Accident Along Bauchi Expressway (Photos)

A fatal motor accident occurred yesterday at about 3:30pm along Azare/ Bulkachuwa road in Bauchi state involving a Hummer Bus with registration number BAM 249 XA belonging to Borno Express. According to reports, seven persons were alleged to have died on the spot while others who sustained injuries were rushed to Federal Medical center FMC Azare for medical attention.

"You Will Make Millions, Drive Benz If I’m Re-Elected" – Ishaku Tells Youths

Taraba Governor, Darius Dickson Ishaku, on Tuesday appealed to youths in the state to support his second term bid.

“I want you (the youth) to go out during the election and re-elect us. I will empower you to be millionaires; you will be exporting milk and meat; you will be driving Mercedes Benz, instead of Keke NAPEP,” he said.

'Our Guns Can Only Shoot Twice, After That..' - Hunter Fighting Boko Haram (Photo)

The Mai Karwina of Borno (leader of the hunters) has urged the government to arm them with better weapons to enable them fight against the Boko Haram terrorists. According to him, their guns are outdated and can only function for two strikes maximum.

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2019: Vote For Candidates Of Your Choice - Says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari last night advised Nigerians to vote for candidates of their choice in next year’s general elections.

He gave the advice while breaking fast with members of the judiciary led by Supreme Court Justice Olukayode Ariwoola.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

E-Money And Wife, Juliet, All Smiles As They Jet Out For Vacation (Photos)

"Please permit me to spoil this my girlfriend a little

#Chief and Lolo"

Those were the romantic words of Five star chairman, E-money as he jet of the country on business class seats with his beautiful wife Juliet Okonkwo for vacation.

Suspects Smile For The Camera After Being Arrested For N7m Fraud

Two suspected fraudsters looked unperturbed as they smiled for the camera moments after they were arrested by officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, for offences bordering on obtaining money under false pretences to the tune of over N7, 000, 000.00( Seven Million Naira).

The suspects were arrested at Elomaz Hotel, Maryland, Lagos, following a petition received by the Commission from a complainant.

Photos Of Boko Haram Members Who Surrendered To The Nigerian Army

On Monday 28th May, 2018, some members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect who surrendered to the Nigerian army, were presented by the commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas in Maiduguri, Borno State.

The Seventeen suspected Boko Haram members on Monday, said they surrendered to the Nigerian military due to the federal government’s pledge to offer them amnesty. One of them, Ahmed Alhassan, disclosed this when Majo General Rogers Nicholas, paraded them at Theartre Commander of Operation Dole in Maiduguri.

Check Out Photos Of The Proposed Real Madrid Football Academy In Port Harcourt

History was made today, Monday, May 28, 2018, as the foundation stone for the Real Madrid Academy was laid today by the President of Africa's apex football organisation, CAF, Ahmad Ahmad.

Officials of Real Madrid Football Club and Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Monday performed the historic foundation laying ceremony for the Real Madrid Football Academy in Port Harcourt, initiated by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.

Full Text Of President Buhari's 2018 Democracy Day Speech

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Ekiti 2018: Fayemi Picks Muslim Woman As Running Mate (Photo)

Except for last minute changes, the President of the apex body for Muslim women, Federation of Muslim women Associations of Nigeria (FOMWAN), Ekiti State Chapter and Former Commissioner for women affairs, Alhaja Dr Habibat Adubiaro has been picked as running mate of APC governorship candidate, Dr Fayemi.

I Will Sign ‘Not Too Young To Run’ Bill In Few Days - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he will, in few days, sign into law the ‘Not too young to run’ bill.

The President made this promise in a nationwide broadcast in commemoration of the nation’s Democracy Day early on Tuesday.

Triplets: Ex Abia Governor & APC Chieftain, Orji Uzor Kalu Visits FFK & Wife (Pic)

Former Abia Governor, Dr Orji Uzor kalu visits Femi Fani Kayode who welcomed triplets (three boys) last week to share in their joy and see FFK’s three new sons

Monday, May 28, 2018

New Rivers APC Chairman, Ojukaye Has Violent Tendencies – PDP Chieftain

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has fired potshots at the newly-elected Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers state, Ojukaye Flag-Amachree.

Former Publicity Secretary of the PDP in Rivers state, Samuel Wanosike, at a gathering in Omagwa, Ikwerre local government area, claimed that the new APC chairman is known for violence.

He maintained that the PDP will not be intimidated by the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state ahead of next year’s general elections.

Okonjo-Iweala Speaks On Padding 2014 Budget, Attacks Gbajabiamila

A former Finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has called out the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila for trying to distort the truth in her book: “Fighting Corruption is Dangerous.”

Okonjo Iweala said the Majority Leader tried to change her statement in the book concerning the N17 billion in the 2014 budget for his personal interest.

Okonjo-Iweala said the claim by the lawmaker that she and her aides added their own projects to the budget was false and a move to thwart the truth.