Wednesday, August 24, 2016

BREAKING: Joseph Yobo signs for Kano Pillars!

Joseph Yobo,35, has agreed to join Northern club, Kano Pillars after the NPFL club beat three other clubs to his signature.

Alhaji Shehu Dikko, Chairman of the League Management Company, LMC, in an interview with Completesportsnigeria on Tuesday revealed that Kano Pillars is the club that appealed most to the footballer and can meet his demands.

Exclusive: Eku Edewor is Pregnant [LIB]

TV gal Eku Edewor is pregnant. A source exclusively told LIB that Eku, 30, is about 7 months and that she's due to give birth in October. She's currently in London to give birth.

Funke Akindele Weds JJC in Secret Marriage in the UK [LIB]

LIB reported earlier today about the possibility that actress Funke Akindele & her man Abdulrasheed Bello, better known as JJC Skillz, got married in a private wedding in London (Read here)


LIRS shuts down Protea Hotel over Tax Evasion

LIRSThe Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has sealed Protea Hotel, close to Kuramo Waters, over alleged failure to remit N11.07 million personal income taxes deducted from workers’ salaries.
Ajibike Oshodi-Sholola, Head, Distrain Unit of LIRS, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) during a statewide tax law enforcement exercise in Lagos on Wednesday.
NAN recalls that the same Protea Hotel was sealed by the revenue service over evasion of N148.88 million consumption and hotel occupancy taxes on June 9.

"Arrest Olympic Athletes for wasting our Money" - Angry Mugabe orders Police

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe has instructed the Commissioner General of Zimbabwe Police Republic, Augustine Chihuri to arrest and detain the whole Zimbabwean Olympic Team members immediately the arrive at the Harare International Airport on Tuesday, August 23.

Zimbabwe which is one of the countries in the Olympics without a medal presented a team of 31 athletes. The closest any of the athletes came to win a contest was at the 8th position.

Mr. Mugabe who is incensed with the team’s performance told the Police Chief to arrest all the team members and detain them. 

Linda Ikeji is Hiring... Here's How To Apply

As mentioned in an earlier announcement, LIB is out with details on its recruitment drive.

At Linda Ikeji Media we are looking to hire the following;
Front desk officer/receptionist, TV presenters, editors, producers, content developers, cameramen, entertainment/music/crime writers, Radio hosts, sound engineers, HR, Accountant, Administrative staff, customer care, marketers and IT professionals.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Hilarious. APC Branded Shoe spotted on sale in Turkey [PIC]

The Federal Civil Service is Recruiting...See details

The Federal Civil Service Commission of Nigeria (FCSC) is an executive body in Nigeria that has the authority to make appointments and transfers, and to exercise disciplinary control over all Federal Civil Servants.No officer can be appointed into the Civil Service without authorization from the Federal Civil Service Commission if they have been convicted of a crime, or had previously been employed in the Government Service and had been dismissed or asked to resign or retire.

The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) wishes to announce vacancies in the following MDAs:

Monday, August 15, 2016

Catholic Priest in Kaduna sacked for having 2 wives

A catholic priest in Kaduna state has been disrobed and sacked from the priesthood following revelations that he was allegedly married to two women.
The priest, Reverend Father Peter Zuni, 54, was in charge of Queen of Apostles Catholic Church, Kakuri parish, Kaduna State.
According to SUN, one of the women is dead and the second one who blew the whistle about three weeks ago over the secret marriage is said to be nursing a child for the embattled priest.

Boko Haram releases Video showing Kidnapped Chibok girls, Nigerian Army responds [BN]

Boko Haram has released a video purporting to show some of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls.
Approximately 50 girls wearing headscarves are seen behind a Boko Haram militant who demands the release of fighters in return for the release of the girls.

Minister of Defence's Aide dies after 6 hours in EFCC custody, wife refused bail because she's a woman.

Susanne, the widow of the Chief Protocol Officer of the Minister of State for Defence, Mr. Desmond Nunugwo, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of killing her husband and labelling him a criminal. She explained that six hours after Desmond was taken into custody, he was pronounced dead. She told PUNCH Metro that she had been calling her husband’s phone repeatedly but it was switched off as she did not know he was in EFCC’s custody in Wuse 2, Abuja. Susanne said, “Around 3pm on June 9, my husband had gone to pick up our son from school and they both returned home. He later went out. Around 6pm, I called his line and it rang once. I tried his number several times later, but it was off. “The next morning, I got1 apprehensive when he didn’t come home. However, around 3.48pm, someone called me with his phone and said my husband was in the EFCC’s custody and I should come to bail him.” Susanne said on getting to the EFCC, she was told to go and get a man because being a woman, her husband could not be released on bail to her.

Ghanaian Party Supporters fight over Jollof Rice [PIC]

Supporters of National Democratic Congress fought over a bowl of jollof rice at a rally in Ghana. According to the online user, who shared the photos, the man pictured threatened to beat up the woman, said to be a minister, if she didn't stay out

"Why Naira keeps falling" - CBN Governor, Emefiele

Why naira is on a free fall – Emefiele
The Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele has explained why the Naira is on a free fall. He said the country’s currency depreciated against the Dollar because the nation has nothing to export except oil. Emefiele disclosed this during a career talk organised for the teenagers of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) at TEAP school, Abuja. He spoke in response to a question by one of the teenagers. He said over dependence on oil contributed largely to the current situation, stressing that when the oil falls, the naira falls.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

EFCC confirms arrest of Blogger; to release him on bail #FreeAbuSidiq

The EFCC today released a statement on the arrest of blogger Abubakar Sidiq over Cyberstalking. If you recall #FreeAbuSidiq trended on Twitter yesterday. The blogger who is know for his pro buhari stance will be released on bail.

Statement Below.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today arrested Mr. Abubakar Sidiq Usman, a blogger, for offences bordering on cyber stalking. The suspect who is the publisher of was picked up at his Kubwa, Abuja home in the early hours of Monday August 8, 2016 by operatives of the EFCC and is currently being questioned over the alleged offence which contravenes sections of the Cyber Crime Act. The suspect has already been offered administrative bail and would be released to his elected sureties.  

Marketers to Increase Fuel Price over Forex Scarcity

Nigerians should prepare for another increase in the pump prices of petrol, due to the continued scarcity of foreign exchange to finance the importation of the product, oil marketers have said.
According to them, the United States dollar hit an all-time high last week, as it exchanged for N400 at the parallel market.
Worried by the development, the marketers say if not urgently addressed, the pump prices of petrol will not remain at the approved rates.

Aisha Buhari's Trip to US is a Scam - Ekiti PDP [PUNCH]

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has accused the state’s All Progressives Congress of ignorance and mischief over its comment on the purported visit of the Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, to the United States of America.
The party noted that even the Presidency had not told anyone that the wife of the President travelled to the USA.

Mob Attack Palace as Traditional Ruler prevents lynching of kidnapper [PUNCH]

Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi
Irate mob on Monday invaded the palace of the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdurasheed Akanbi, and destroyed part of the palace in an attempt to lynch a suspected kidnapper caught by some residents of the town. Our correspondent gathered that the female suspect was accosted while making telephone calls somewhere in the town and some youths, who suspected that she was a kidnapper, pounced on her and beat her. The woman was said to have been taken to the palace and the mob who dragged her there asked the monarch to interrogate her, believing that the woman would confess. But while the Kabiyesi was said to be asking the woman some questions, some policemen were said to have arrived the palace and the irate mob who were irked by the arrival of the security agents started hurling stones at them.

Friday, August 5, 2016

"I am a property of the State"; GEJ explains why he visited President Buhari

President Jonathan addresses the Media after his chat with President Jonathan.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Cute! See Photoshoot of Ebonyi Corpers who met during NYSC

WHEN we arrived the NYSC Orientation Camp at Old MacGregor College, Afikpo Ebonyi State, Nigeria.. On 28th October 2015..We all came with the intention of serving our Great Nation Nigeria..
Hence we went about the rigorous activities of the camp, that lasted for full 21days..BUT SOMETHING HAPPENED!!

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Ex-Militants graduate from UK universities with First Class [PIC]

Three repentant militants who got Nigerian government scholarships to study abroad under the Niger Delta Amnesty programme have bagged First class honours in UK universities.
Eighteen others got Second Class Upper (2:1).

Governor Amosun visits areas affected by militants with heavily armed military men [Photos]

Amosun Visits Ibafo, Ogijo

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, visited Ebute-Ibafo and Ogijo, two of the communities affected by the recent activities of suspected militants in Ogun State.

The governor's visit came on the heels of ongoing military operation against the militants who had recently terrorised the communities.

170 locked in cage in Enugu over Sanitation Violations [PIC,Video]

The Enugu State Waste Management Authority ESWAMA has changed motor parks and transport operators in the state to carry out routine cleaning exercise in their parks to ensure a safer environment.

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, ESWAMA, Mrs Amaka Anajemba gave the charge on Saturday while monitoring the level of compliance during this month environmental sanitation exercise.

Breathtaking! Nigerian Airforce release footage of Air Strikes against Vandals at Arepo. [Watch]

Air Force Officers Plan Attack Strategy

In recently released media by the airforce on the air strikes at Arepo against Vandals, the Nigerian Air Force shows off its capabilities in surveillance and attack.

Watch the video after the cut...

Chinese Man hangs self in Lagos

A 50-year-old Chinese national, Si Guicai, has killed himself in Itohan Avenue, Ikeja area of Lagos, on Friday. Guicai allegedly hanged himself to the iron window of his apartment at 9:00 p.m.

It was however, gathered that no one could really say the reason for his decision, as he was just found dead the following morning. Lagos police spokesperson, Dolapo Badmos confirmed the incident.