Thursday, January 8
I am not really happy right now. I thought Vincent Enyeama would win the African Footballer Of The Year Award; he has simply been amazing. Well, Yaya Toure deserves it. This is the fourth time in a row the Ivorian midfielder has won it. Congrats to the Man City power house.
The Full Awards
- African Player of the Year
Yaya Toure (Cote d’Ivoire and Manchester City)
- African Player of the Year – Based in Africa
Firmin Mubele Ndombe (DR Congo and AS Vita)
I never knew the names, gender or station of other aspirants for the prestigious post aside GEJ and GMB until I came across this post by City People. Now, I bring you the only female aspirant in the 2015 presidential election as well as others.
A shortage of the scratch cards for donations to the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign has hit Adamawa.
According to Premium Times, the first batch of N3 million worth of scratch cards that arrived the state capital, Yola, last week sold out in less than 24 hours.
The chairman of the Buhari Campaign Organization, Ibrahim Waziri, who confirmed the development said fresh supply was on its way.
Do you guys think their points are justified? I kinda sorta agree with them..lol
Chris Brown is reportedly in couples therapy with his girlfriend Karrueche Tran, and the alleged reasons why are downright shocking. Hollywood Life reports that the Loyal R&B singer wants to kick off the new year on the right foot with Tran, so he has agreed to see another therapist. Does this mean he has a taste for therapy after going through anger management? Hollywood Life attributes the
His name is Pastor Daniel Obinim, one of Ghana's most controversial pastors. The pastor in the video below is seen stepping on a pregnant woman's belly with his shoes in an attempt to 'deliver' her, assuring her that all would be well despite the groanings. Is this really a deliverance session?
Watch the video below...
- It is called the Halden Prison
- It is the World's Most Humane Prison
- Prisoners eat like princes. On a recent afternoon, homemade orange sorbet and slices of tropical fruit lined the table.
- Prison guards must not maltreat them. In fact they frequently eat meals and play sports with prisoners
- Their health is intact. Doctors, dentists, gynecologists etc are always around
- They learn to play musical instruments and record their own songs. They compete on Norway's version of American Idol.
I have a dream, that one day, our own Kirikiri prison would be like this
- more and more in pictures below..
Gen Buhari was in President GEJ's home state today for his presidential campaign. And Ovation publisher Dele Momodu showed off the crowd that turned up to welcome him.
Angelina Jolie met Pope Francis during a private audience at the Vatican today. The mom-of-six was delighted when she invited to the Vatican by the head of the Catholic church, and was asked to screen her movie 'Unbroken' for the Political Academy of Sciences.
Brad Pitt's wife said in a statement released by Universal Pictures to Us Weekly:
"Being invited with my film to the Vatican is an honor and a great tribute to the story that I have told in Unbroken. The story of the hero Louis a great example of strength and
The top Nigerian singer's cousin shared the news on his IG page that we will be seeing Davido do a skydive in his new music video for The Sound. Now that's a step-up but some fans think it's too risky. Davido's reaction is after the cut.
Who else agrees with him? Charles Novia took to Twitter to list his reasons for saying President GEJ will make a better president than Buhari come February 2015. He also urged every Nigerian to take a bold stand. Tweets continue after the cut.
Kim Kardashian did not exactly receive VIP treatment from this airport security when she was spotted with her hubby at the LAX airport on Wednesday night. The 34 year old reality star received a full pat down, had to take her heels off and walk barefooted while her rapper husband Kanye West walked through with seemingly no problem.
At a point Kim looked a bit shocked with how much the blonde TSA agent was searching her when she received an unfriendly touch on her famous derriere. The female agent was making sure Kim had no contraband on her during the pat down. See more pics after the cut.
A middle-age childless housewife in Ekwuoma community, Delta State, identified as Mama Patience, has allegedly rendered her husband, a 62-year-old farmer, impotent after she reportedly fed him with a prepared concoction.
Reports said that the housewife, a well known beans cake seller (“akara”) ,had on Sunday, confessed to using what was described as ‘remote control’ via concoction to inhibit the function of the husband’s genitals after they had disagreed on inexplicable issues.
Daily Mail reports that scores of protesters braved below-freezing conditions to shame the besieged comedian. And as he was leaving the Centre In The Square Theatre following the performance - for which seated fans got to their feet to applause - a heckler approached Cosby, who was well-guarded by security and other entourage members. Using the word consensual to bring up the rape allegations against Cosby, the man shouted out in a video captured by NBC:
Kenny just uploaded this on his Facebook page, guys. I hope y'all remember him. According to Kenny, he used to be married. Even told his ex-wife about his being gay way before they got married and she still went ahead with the marriage. Post continues after the cut.
An early morning fire has consumed property worth millions of naira and rendered several persons homeless in the Kirikiri area of Lagos. The fire, according to witnesses started around 2am and consumed no fewer that 15 shops located around the Okoduwa Street Junction and some parts of Dillion street and a one storey building on No 24 Dillion Street.
|Mary & Etim / Photo credit - Temitayo Famutimi|
The PUNCH had on December 30, 2014, reported that Mary’s father, Okon, secured the loan from Etim in installments in 2013, with a view to saving the life of his first daughter, Blessing, who was diagnosed with blood cancer.
Blessing, however, died in September 2013, despite efforts made to sustain her life.
But speaking with PUNCH at his residence on Orok Effiom Street, off Atimbo Road, Calabar, Cross River State, on Tuesday, Etim, who described himself as a contractor working for the Calabar Urban
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Please join me guys and celebrate our dearest blog reader, Habeeb Dolapo cos we have a new pageant winner in our midst! First read the mail Habeeb sent in:
An Imam, Rabiu Abdulquadri, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for shaving the pubic hair of a 22-year-old-girl and collecting her nails under the pretext of preparing a favour charm for her.
The Imam was also accused of raping the victim, Elizabeth (pseudonym), in his house in Abule-Ojo, Obafemi Owode Local Government Area, Ogun State
PUNCH Metro learnt that Abduquadri, popularly known as Alfa Cisse, approached the victim, who was returning from her place of work around 8.30pm on December 28. The Imam stopped her at a roundabout in the Ofada area of the state, claiming he had a vision about her.
He was said to have ordered her to join an on-going prayer in his mosque before he could reveal the
|Lagos State Deputy Governor, Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire|
And now according to PUNCH, the Deputy Governor of Lagos state, Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, says the state government would ensure justice for the victim.
This is coming as the suspect, Hamzat Afeez, who was on bail, had been rearrested and transferred to
|3rd Mainland Bridge Lagos lined with PDP banners in anticipation of GEJ's visit today|
The first in the series of campaigns for the re-election bid of the president in February 14 will see Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faithful, state executives, party executives from the national to state and local government levels, loyalists and members in attendance.
President Jonathan is expected to, at the event, not only declare his manifesto to Nigerians for votes
A son who battered his abusive father with a hammer in a bid to stop him from attacking his mother has been jailed for six years.
Benjamin Wilson, 22 had grabbed the heavy weapon and raced upstairs after hearing crashing, shouting and commotion coming from his parents' bedroom. An attack which left his dad with brain damage and holes in his head and face.
According to The Gazette, Wilson attacked his father Craig, 46, who was described in court as a
An 18-year old man sought by police over Wednesday's shooting attack at satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo handed himself voluntarily to police in northeastern France, an official at the Paris prosecutor's office said.
Police are hunting three French nationals, including brothers Said Kouachi, born in 1980; Cherif
Civil rights activist and former member of the House of Representatives, Otunba Dino Melaye was a year older yesterday, January 7. He celebrated his birthday with kids in the orphanage. His facebook message reads:
“I thank you the Supreme controller of the Universe for yet another birthday. Though we are in times of vicissitude and opprobrium,oh I mean perilous times bur you showed me mercy and love. The sparing of my life till date is unmerited favour. Only you deserve my praise and appreciation. To you alone be the Glory,Honour and Adoration forever more.”
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