Sunday, 25 June 2017

My Husband Doesn’t Mind Me Twerking - Mercy Johnson


Popular actress, Mercy Johnson caused a stir recently when she twerked while hosting a Glo Mega concert, in Anambra State.

The video of the event went viral and while many of her fans commended her dancing skills, some argued that she shouldn’t have done that considering her status as a married woman.

In a chat with Sunday Scoop, she defended her action. She said,
“I was only having a good time on stage doing my job. I was the host of the show and we have been to different cities thrilling fans. Is it a crime for me to dance on stage because I’m a married woman? I wonder why people like to take things out of context. Anyway my husband is not complaining, so I don’t see why anybody else should be bothered about it.”

Wizkid Wins BET 2017 Best International Act: Africa Awards; Beats Davido, Mr Eazi And Others


Wizkid has won the BET award for the Best International Act category. He was announced the winner not too long ago in Los Angeles, US.

He was nominated alongside AKA, Babes Wodumo, Nasty C and Stonebwoy. This is the second straight year that Wizkid will be winning the award.

President Buhari Sends Sallah Message, Urges Nigerians To Avoid Reckless Statements


PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sent an Eid-el-Fitr message to Nigerians from London where he is presently convalescing as a result of his illness, admonishing citizens to avoid reckless statements while resolving to live in peace.

According to a statement issued by Senior Special Assistant to the President on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Saturday, it was a message of greetings “to Nigerian Muslims and Christians on the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitr.”

The terse statement quoted the President as saying: “I am immensely grateful to God for his mercy in guiding us successfully to conclude another Ramadan fast. My greetings to all Nigerian Muslims and our brother Christians on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr.

Why Nigeria Needs A New Constitution – Peter Obi


A former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, said yesterday that Nigeria must change its constitution if it must move forward and compete favourably with other countries of the world.

Obi, who was the Guest speaker at a programme; “This Generation Project 2017” in Abuja, noted that the constitution only allowed for sharing of the country’s financial resources among the federal and other tiers of government.

The former governor, who went down the memory lane to compare the GDP and external reserves of the country with four others who had similar experiences with Nigeria between 1980 to 2015, said Nigeria was lagging behind because, “we don’t save”.

Police Arrest Lagos Soldier Who Got N6.5m For Being Part Of Evans's Kidnap Gang


A soldier, Victor Chukwunonso, has been arrested for being part of billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans's gang.

Chukwunonso, lance corporal, with Army No: 09/NA/64/6317 is attached to the Nigeria Army Band Corps, Abatti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos State.

Chukwunonso who hails from Onitsha, Anambra State was arrested on after Evans mentioned him as one of his accomplices.

The police said he confessed to have followed Evans for kidnapping in Lagos State thrice where he got 2million, 1.5million and 3Million Naira respectively.

Saturday, 24 June 2017

PDP Governor praises Acting President Osibanjo


Governor of Delta state, Ifeanyi Okowa  all Nigerians to support the Acting President Yemi Osibanjo. Following statements released recently, He said for the days he has been in acting capacity he has made much impact in Nigeria.

Governore Ifeanyi  said Nigeria is presently in a trying period but all Nigerians should put hands on deck to make the country come out of its present state Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state has called on Nigerians to support Acting President Yemi Osibanjo so as to ensure a more united and peaceful nation.

Billionaire Kidnapper’s Escape Plot: Evans’ Wife, Kids Change Name, Acquire Ghanaian Passports


A breakthrough by detectives has brought a fresh twist to the unfurling saga of captured Nigeria’s billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans.

Latest findings of investigations into the robbery/kidnap kingpin’s crime-ridden life suggest that Evans and his entire family hold dual citizenship of both Nigeria and Ghana, which he made his second home and to which, he normally escaped to hide from the arms of the law, whenever the heat was turned on after his many dare-devil operations.

Searchlight on the crime baron by detectives unearthed four Ghanaian passports belonging to him, his wife and two of their children.

Governor Wike Sacks Rivers Commissioners


A statement Saturday by his Special Assistant, Mr Simeon Nwakaudu announced the development, saying that all former Commissioners should immediately handover to their respectice Permanent secretaries.

“Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has dissolved the State Executive Council.

The governor directed all former commissioners to handover to their respective Permanent Secretaries.

Governor Wike thanked the former commissioners for their service to the state and wished them well in their future endeavours. “, it read

Etisalat Says Half Of $1.2bn Loan Cleared


Etisalat Nigeria says it has cleared almost half of the $1.2 billion loan it collected from a consortium of 13 banks.

A statement from the company signed by the Vice President, Regulatory & Corporate Affairs, Ibrahim Dikko, said contrary to widely reported misrepresentations about Etisalat Nigeria’s debt obligation to the consortium of 13 banks, it has become pertinent to set the records straight.

Prior to this time, Etisalat had in fact consistently and conscientiously met up with its payment obligations, he said.

“As at today, we can categorically state that the outstanding loan sum to the consortium stands at $227m and N113bn, a total of about $574m if the naira portion is converted to US dollars.  This in essence means almost half of the original loan of $1.2bn, has been repaid,” the vice president said.

UNI JOS Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sebastian Maimako Marks One Year In Office


University of Jos vise chancellor, Professor Sebastian Maimako marks one year in office on Friday, after 12 months dominated by efforts to end corruption in the institution and improve learning facilities.

To celebrate this, students has decided to host a novelty football match at the Jeremiah Useni Mini Stadium, Naraguta Campus, Unijos by 3pm.

Cute Photos Of Harrysong's Twins, Perez And Tarela


Singer Harrysong recently announced the birth of his twins, a boy and a girl. The baby boy is named Perez and the girl is named Tarela, adapted from Harrysong’s own name Tare.

Los Angeles Police Accidentally Killed A 17-Year-Old Boy While Shooting At A Pit Bull


Police in Los Angeles accidentally shot and killed a 17-year-old boy after unleashing bullets on a charging pit bull the teenager was trying to protect.

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the boy, Armando Garcia-Muro, an incoming high school senior died on Thursday after being shot in the chest. 

The teenager was caught in the gunfire as two sheriff’s deputies opened fire on the attacking animal.

"My nephew was trying to save the dog because the cops started shooting at the dog, he put his life on the line for an animal that wasn't even his" the teenager’s aunt, Amber Alcantar said.

I Have The Ability To Steal Any Car - Ex-Soldier Turned Car Thief


John Andrew, a dismissed soldier believed to be part of a syndicate that specialises in snatching vehicles with master keys, has confessed that there is no kind of vehicle he cannot open.

Andrew, a confessed serial car snatcher, made the startling revelation during his parade at the headquarters of the Bayelsa State Police Command in Yenagoa.

The suspect was arrested on Saturday by policemen on a stop-and-search operation in Akenfa, a suburb of Yenagoa, the state capital.

It was learnt that the suspect, who had allegedly stolen many cars with the help of the master keys specially made for him by a Ghana-based Nigerian, operates a five-man gang cutting across Enugu, Benue and Cross River states, Punch reports.

Efe Dumps Marvis For Gifty? Efe Seen Having Good Time With Gifty As He Call Her "My Princess"


Big Brother Naija 2017 Winner, Efe took a picture with fellow contestant Gifty at Alibaba's Surprise Birthday Party. 

He tagged the picture "My Princess". What happened to Marvis, Mr Efe? 

He was also pictured with Kemen at the Event.

Man Interrupts Wife’s Burial In Anambra, Throws Corpse On Floor (Photos)


There was pandamonium at a burial ceremony held in a town in Nnewi South L.G.A, Anambra State, on June 23rd after it was violently interrupted over several unresolved issues, by the deceased’s husband who was
popularly known as “Who Know Man“.

It was gathered that “Who Know Man” married two wives but had issues with the first wife, who she died 3 years ago. However because of the unresolved issue, he refused to bury his first wife and abandoned her in the mortuary.

According to CFRMagazine, the deceased(first wife) was still in the mortuary (after 3 years) when the second wife suddenly died. The man concluded plans to bury the second wife while the other was still in the mortuary. He communicated his decision to the villagers but was strongly opposed by the elders.

Police To Withdraw Mobile Personnel From Politicians, Ex-Leaders, VIPs Nationwide


The Nigeria Police Force on Friday said it would withdraw personnel of its mobile formation attached to important personalities in the country back to the barrack.

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, announced this in an interactive session with a group of civil society organisations under the auspices of “The Situation Room’’ in Abuja.

He said that the measure was intended to bring the police closer to Nigerians.

Idris said that the force had created additional mobile police squadron in states to enhance police operations, adding that Nigerians would now have more Special Protection Units (SPUs) in the commands in the zones.

Chinese Contractor Abandons Rivers Stadium Renovation After N2.9bn Payment


The popular Liberation Stadium, now Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt, has remained uncompleted till date since 2006, when a group of militants wrote a letter to the contractor handling the expansion.

The contractor, a Chinese firm, China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, was awarded the contract by the then Dr. Peter Odili administration to expand the stadium from its 16,000 capacity to 26,000.

But 11 years after, the expansion of the stadium that hosted some of the Nigeria ’99 FIFA Under-20 World Cup matches, has not been completed. The contract was expected to gulp over N5bn with the sum of N2.9bn said to have been paid to the Chinese company.

Why it took me five years to get Evans – ACP Abba Kyari


ACP Abba Kyari, a police intelligent officer and the team leader of IGP Special Intelligent Unit, has reevaled why it took him five years to bring bilinear kidnapper, Chikwudubem Onwuamadike otherwise known Evans to his kneels.

Commonly called the ‘Guerrier sans peur’, Kyari, a Kanuri in this interview described Evans as the most intelligent criminal he has even seen.

“That guy is very smart. On sighting us he was shocked to his marrow, he wanted to run but when he sighted my pistol he surrendered. He never thought he could ever be arrested. He was speechless for hours because he made sure he equipped himself with all the gadgets that would not enable us track him.”

Drama As US Returnee SayS He Bought His Three Pump Action Guns From Lagos Police Command


A middle-aged man, Ailabogie Aikpaojie, arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for unlawful possession of firearms – three pump action single barrelled guns and 250 live cartridges – has said that he bought the arms and ammunition from the state police command.

Speaking to journalists after he and several others were paraded for different offences by the Acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Deputy Commissioner of Police Dasuki Galadanchi, on Friday, Aikpaojie, who also had a pistol with 9mm live ammunition on him when he was arrested, said he had done nothing wrong.

“I’m not a criminal, I wonder why I was being paraded,” he exclaimed. Continue...

Meet The Mom Who Will Have To Undergo Eight Surgeries To Look Like Melania Trump


Standing ovation! A mum is set to have six plastic surgeries and two sets of Botox in a bid to look like Melania Trump. Claudia Sierra, 42, will undergo the extensive procedures at Utopia Plastic Surgery and Medi Spa in Texas.

The plastic surgery includes a Brazilian butt lift, tummy tuck, nose job, eyelid lift, liposuction, a revision breast construction along with Botox and fillers.

Ms Sierra wants to look like the Slovenian-born First Lady, 47, who married Donald Trump in 2005.

Ms Sierra said: "Melania for me illustrates power and strength; she is our First Lady and I am looking forward to more closely resembling her and becoming a better version of me and for it to show on the outside."

Davido officially joins Axemen cult group, flaunts number 7 in new hair cut


I knew right from the onset that this dude is up-to something when i first spotted him on a yellow t-shirt.

In honour of his cult group, the "Fall" crooner took to his social media page to officially inform his fans that he's now a proud member of the Axe men in a recent hair cut which has '7' on it followed by their cult slangs.

Some fans who happens to share the same faith with him shared some slangs in the comment section of his post as a way of showing support to him..

See screenshot below of some comments.

How Evans Killed My Father After N15m Ransom, Ex-Super Eagles Player Explains


How Evans kidnapped, killed my 86-year-old father after collecting N15m – Ex-Super Eagles player & Actress Stephanie Okereke's Ex Husband

When news broke that suspected notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike (AKA Evans) had been arrested in Lagos by the police on June 10, many people celebrated the security agencies that made it happen.

But far less known was the celebration it produced in the compound of the Iloenyosi family of Abagana, Anambra State.