Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, made a grammatical blunder on Friday when he appeared before the senate's committee on Sports. When asked by one of the committee members why the Ministry was spending more than the allocated budget approved by the National Assembly, Dalung said
Monday, December 19, 2016
A twitter reader, Muna, yesterday shared the story of a wedding that was cancelled after the bride refused to swear not to have extramarital affairs after they got married. Today, the wedding has been reinstated and is currently going on.
President Buhari has ordered the investigation of top government officials including the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, that have been indicted in one corruption investigation or the other. Babachir is alleged to have used his office a the chairman of the Presidential Initiative for North East PINE, to award some contracts to his company.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Nigerian lady, Crystal Chinelo Onyeador diagnosed with Cancer in June 2015 shared her before and after photos saying she has finally won the war against the deadly Cancer.
Congrats to her
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
The Army chief’s voice cracked while speaking during the gloomy military burial ceremony of the soldiers, which reflected the painful mood at the Nation Military Cemetery in Abuja on Monday.
Buratai in his speech said: “here lie the bodies of our fallen heroes; Lt. Co. Muhammad Abu Ali, Staff Sgt. Muazu Ibrahim, Sgt Husseini Jafaru, Sgt Okon Bassey, Cpl Chukwu Simon, PTE Salishu Lawal, and Able Seaman Patrick Paul.”
He said: “These gallant soldiers were inducted into Operation Lafiya Dole in 2014 to form the pivot of the counter insurgency efforts of the Armed Forces of Nigeria in the North East.”
Burna Boy was performing at an event and the music stopped. He then made some snide remarks to DJ Lambo who was the DJ. DJ Lambo pissed off walked away and Burna Boy proceeded to sing an accapella version of his song.
Who Was Wrong?
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Photos of an elderly man carrying his wife on his back while crossing the boisterous street in Daxing district in Beijing yesterday has gone viral. The man was captured supporting his staggering wife as they walked on the road. As they approached a busy intersection, the man carried his wife on his back so they could cross the busy street as soon as possible.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
The suspect, who lives at 42, Cameroun Road in Calabar, Cross River State, has confessed to the crime.
A NAFDAC statement made available to Southern City News on Tuesday quoted Nnabuihe as confessing that he procured cheap powdered milk and branded and branded it as Peak Milk, which is more expensive.
The suspect, Mrs. Chika Orji, was arrested following a confessional statement by one of the suspected assassins, Bright Ikechukwu, who was arrested while attempting to break into Mr. Orji’s apartment at Jakande Estate, Ajah.
During preliminary investigation, it was discovered that one of those hired for the botched assassination was a carpenter, identified as Ekene, who usually worked for Mr. Orji.
The said cash was wired into the company, Sylva Mcnamara within seven months in 2014.
He said N2.23billion was transferred to Fayose out of the slush funds.
He said out of the sum, he handed over $5,377,000 to Fayose in cash and N1.3billion was received by the governor’s associate, Mr. Abiodun Agbele.
He admitted that the N1.3billion was flown to Akure airport in two chartered flights for delivery to Agbele.
The money was sourced from $2.1billion meant for arms from the Office of the National Security (ONSA).
Recession in high places! Nigerian billionaire businessman Femi Otedola is no longer a billionaire in dollars. According to Forbes, he's now worth $550million following a massive drop in the stock price of his company, Forte Oil. Read the report from Forbes below...
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday fired the commissioners for Tourism, Mr Folorunsho Folarin-Coker; Finance, Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi and Transport, Dr. Ekundayo Mobereola.
A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, announced the cabinet reshuffle by the governor.
The statement said the governor directed the Special Adviser, Arts and Culture to take over as the Acting Commissioner for Ministry of Tourism and Culture.
During the screening, the committee listed what it described as “grave irregularities” in the personal records of the nominee.
The committee noted that it was curious that apart from birth certificate, there were only copies of court affidavit and police extract dated the same day, claiming loss of his credentials.
The committee noted that it appears the court affidavit and police extract were procured after Abubakar had been nominated to serve in the board.
The committee also said that it was interesting that the highest academic qualification of the nominee was a one-year “Diploma in Computer” from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.
They have photocopied N500 and N1000 denomination notes of Nigeria currencies and were arrested when Mr. Andrew went to deposit the money in a new generation bank.
Investigation is ongoing at the Division as the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations is completed.
A Nigerian woman caused quite a scene at a public event after she decided to carry a goat on her back while dancing. From the video posted online, the woman appeared very delighted and happy with her "baby" strapped on her back as shocked onlookers (including children) surrounded her to see what was happening.
Mr Dan Bature, an Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of Police in Charge of Zone 11 comprising Oyo, Osun and Ondo states, says any policeman checking vehicle particulars on the highways is on illegal duty.
Bature said this on Wednesday in Ibadan during a two-day familiarisation visit to Oyo State.
He said that the duty of the police was not to check vehicle particulars but to ensure safer roads.
Bature warned policemen against blocking high ways, saying police patrol vehicles were not supposed to be toll gates.
Friday, October 14, 2016
By The Associated Press
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's first lady has openly questioned her husband's work and said she may not support him if he runs again - comments that President Muhammadu Buhari laughed off, saying, "I don't know which party my wife belongs to, but she belongs to my kitchen and my living room and the other room."
His comments to reporters in Germany promoted German Chancellor Angela Merkel, standing at his side, to give him a short glare and then laugh.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Monday, October 10, 2016
The Department of State Services DSS has given reasons for raiding the homes of some of the judges across the country over allegations of corruption leveled against them. An agent of the security agent, Garba Abdullahi, gave reasons at a press conference this afternoon. Read a copy of his press statement after the cut...
"We couldn't Pay N120 for Marriage Certificate". Mike & Gloria Bamiloye celebrate 28th wedding anniversary!
Popular Christian actors, Mike and Gloria Bamiloye are celebrating their 28th wedding anniversary today October 8th. On his Facebook wall, Pastor Mike narrated how they got married and lived their lives literally trusting God.
"A marriage born out of raw faith in the Lord alone. We were two years into full time drama ministry when we married on this day 28 years ago. I had spent all the money I had on ministry matters and I had no more money.
•Rivers CP averts bloody encounter between DSS operatives, policeman
•Gov accuses police, DSS operatives of shoving, injuring him
•APC, PDP in war of words
•Gov accuses police, DSS operatives of shoving, injuring him
•APC, PDP in war of words
A mid-night show played out at the Government Reservation Area (GRA), Port Harcourt, in the early hours of yesterday when Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State unexpectedly got locked up in a confrontation with operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS).
Wike had rushed to the No. 35, Forces Avenue, GRA official residence of Justice Uche Agumuo of the Federal High Court (FHC), Port Harcourt, following information that she was under siege by security men.
Sunday, October 9, 2016
Friday, October 7, 2016
The Federal Government had on Thursday, filed a motion withdrawing the charge of criminal conspiracy against Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu before the High Court of Federal Capital Territory.
"I refused to collect N20 million to donate my Sperm even though I was Broke" - IK Ogbonna, Nollywood Actor
‘There are times when I was broke to zero Naira, I’d leave my friend’s place to visit my sister at the bridge clinic to ask for as little as -N-2000.
Tiwa gushed about baby Jamil in her caption, stating that his smile is all she needs to make her whole world light up forever. She wrote ...
All I need is my JamJam's smile and my whole world lights up, always and forever. Wishing every baby Happy World Smile Day. From Jamil and I. #MomsKnowBest
At the annual Teacher's day celebration held in the state a few days ago, Fayose gave out cash prizes and cars to the best teachers in the state.In the secondary school category, Mr Jeje Thompson from Ara Community High School, Ijero-Ekiti won the Best Teacher Award and went home with a Kia car, while Mr Ajayi Michael Oni from Ogunire High School, Ire-Ekiti came second and was given N200,000 consolation prize.
Mr Ajayi Isaac Kayode of Ikere Comprehensive High School, Ikere-Ekiti came third and was given N100,000 consolation prize.
Trying to cash in on the RTs trend on Twitter this corper tried to get money from the senator but it didnt work :D
The Federal Government, on Friday, gave reasons why it decided to drop the two-count forgery charge it initiated against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, before an Abuja High Court at Jabi.
Detectives from the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a middle aged woman for allegedly planning to murder her husband. The suspect who resides at Lekki area of the metropolis was said to have paid about N600,000 to suspected assassins to help her carry out the killing.
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Sunday, October 2, 2016
The media personality looked amazing in denim on denim look while rocking a $6k Capuccine Louis Vuitton bag at an event in Lagos yesterday... she's pictured right with Nnenna Okoye.
THISDAY and other mainstream media had delayed the story, Friday due to an appeal from the Emefiele family given the sensitivity of the negotiations for her release from the kidnappers yesterday.
Friday, September 30, 2016
The CAC has released a tool to let citizens search its database for companies. This tool is still in testing and can be used to verify if a company exists.
This can be helpful in filtering out fake companies or helping to check if a name has been taken
Just visit http://publicsearch.cac.gov.ng:8080/comsearch/test.php to use the app
After hours of collating results, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday declared the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Godwin Obaseki, as the winner of the keenly contested Edo State governorship election.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
University of Lagos has been invaded by the Nigerian Police over protests by UNILAG students protesting the victimisation of ULSU (University of Lagos Students Union) leadership.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Tompolo who was in the news for being wanted by the FG was spotted walking the streets guarded by the Nigerian Police during his dad's burial.
Afterall, Government can't arrest Government :)
This photo shows the Alake of Egbaland arriving the Coronation Of King George VI Of England In 1937. Doesn't he look so majestic?
Monday, September 26, 2016
"I think it is because of my look. Like imagine, a guy wearing makeup. Outside Nigeria like UK, America, they don't find it new. They feel its normal but in Nigeria they feel you are mad". He says he is in support of the anti-gay law "We are in Nigeria and there is this law which I am in support of that law because I see no reason why your mother will give birth to you and you will say you will not give birth in future. It is not possible now. If my mum and dad did not give birth to me, I wouldn't be this Idris. I am not in support of gay marriage". he said.Watch Video Below...