Wednesday, November 16

Police react to viral photo of man beaten and burnt to death in Lagos

Photos of a man beaten and burnt to death yesterday in Lagos went viral today and lots of people tagged the police on various social media platform.


Assistant Commissioner of Police, Abayomi Shogunle, who is the officer in charge of the Complaints Response Unit (CRU), at the Force headquarters, Abuja, took to his Twitter handle to clarify that the person that was killed was a man and not a boy, and that the corpse is currently in the mortuary for autopsy, and investigation on how he died is on going. See tweets after the cut....

Twitter user shares story of how his cousin was almost lynched in a market

Photos of a young man who was beaten and burnt to death by a mob in Lagos have gone viral on social media, and people are still talking about it.


There have been different unconfirmed reports about the story, some claim he was a 7-year old who stole garri, while some claim he was an adult who almost stabbed his victim and stole his phone before he was caught and lynched.

'Jungle justice' and 'garri' was the topic of discussion on Twitter Naija today, so this Twitter user decided to share a story of his cousin who was almost killed by a mob for a crime he didn't commit. 

Read tweets after the cut, start from the last....

Lol...Someone should explain this (Photo)



Jamb question!

See Senate President Ike Ekweremadu's handshake that got people talking

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu was pictured at the senate plenary today shaking hands and people are talking about it.


See full photo after the cut...

Actor Tony Umez celebrates 17th wedding anniversary

Veteran Nolloywood actor, Tony Umez is celebrating his 17th wedding anniversary with wife, Patsy.


He shared the above photo on social media and said;

Check out this bride's look on her wedding day



I don't even understand. Is that breast?

At Kuje I was kept in the terrorist wing of the prison - FFK

Femi Fani-Kayode has recounted his experience in Kuje and also wrote about his encounter with Nnamdi Kanu in prison.


Read after the cut...

Man caught defiling neighbour’s 3-year-old daughter

A 24-year-old unemployed man, Blessing Agboola, was on Wednesday remanded in Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for defiling a 3-year-old girl, Vanguard reports.


The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, remanded Agboola in prison after he had pleaded guilty for defiling the minor.

The accused, who resides at Odutola St., Alimosho, a suburb of Lagos, was charged for defilement.

Who owns this Bugatti Veyron being offloaded in Lagos? (Photos/video)

People gathered as a Bugatti Veyron was being offloaded in Lagos, yesterday.


Know the owner? See another photo and the video after the cut....

Handsome singer, Ricky Martin announces engagement to boyfriend


Latino chart-topping singer Ricky Martin, 44, best known for  "la vida loca", during an appearance on The Ellen Degeneres show on Tuesday, Nov. 15, announced that he proposed to his boyfriend of more than a year Jwan Yosef.

Ladies and gents, which one would you rather be?

Which one would you rather be?

1 year old conjoined Nigerian twins finally separated after 18hour operation in US hospital


According to multiple news outlets, 1-year-old twins from Nigeria, Miracle and Testimony Ayeni who were born conjoined at the lower pelvic region have been separated after a lengthy operation at a Tennessee hospital.


Woman narrates how she saw 'penis-like' meat in her food at a local food joint (pics)

 A lady simply identified as Akosua has narrated how she was served a penis- like meat in a Tuo Zaafi she bought from a food joint at Pokuase in Accra.


The lady said she went to buy food at the shop in Pokuase, but to her chagrin, she discovered a male genital-looking meat in her food after almost finishing the meal.

She narrated:

Nigerian sprinter Divine 'I never espererrit' Oduduru admitted on scholarship in American university

Nigeria’s Olympic sprinter made famous for his exclamation "I never espererrit!", Divine Oduduru is reportedly on scholarship at Texas Tech University (TTU).

A social media user shared the unexperred but happy news.


Photos: World's fattest man struggles to walk for the first time in 6 years

The world’s fattest man, Juan Pedro Franco, 32, weighs nearly 79 stone (501kg) has been taken to hospital for surgery.



He has spent most of the last 15 years of his life in a small bed at his home in the central Mexican city of Aguascalientes.

Toyin Aihmakhu's fans are not feeling her new, slim look

Fans aren't feeling Toyin Aihmakhu's outfit because of her weight loss. She showed off the outfit on her IG page, but rather than admire the outfit, they roundly condemned her slimmed down look.


Read their comments after the cut

Classic throwbak photo of Nnamdi Azikiwe playing American football in 1926



Sir Nnamdi Azikiwe, fondly known as Zik of Africa was the first President of Nigeria and one of the leading figures of Nigerian nationalism.

He would have been 112 today, but he died in 1996. Below is a picture of 22 year old Zik playing American football at Storer College, USA in 1926.


Oritsefemi humbly apologises to Shina Peller, says Quilox is his 'home'

After the whole beating and stabbing drama that ensued between Oritsefemi and the bouncers of Quilox niteclub, Lagos, a humble and hospitalised Oritsefemi has apologised to the club owner Shina Peller for his unruly and disappointing behaviour.


Despite not having any physical injury, and after shading Shina Peller, the singer landed in hospital yesterday to 'recuperate' from the 'emotional trauma'.

Oritsefemi ended his humble apology with 'Quilox is my home'.


Read his contrite words to 'home owner' Shina Peller.


3 Igbo brothers convert to Islam in Imo state, now in Kaduna (pics)

According to Islamic Calling Family who shared the news on their Facebook page, three brothers from Imo state converted to Islam and have headed to Kaduna for basic Islamic education.



See closer photos of the three brothers after the cut

Nigerians drag Oyedepo's daughter after she posted 'miracle faith healing' video

Joyce Oyedepo, the last child of General Overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide, aka Winners Chapel, has caused major controversy and is trending all over social media thanks to a video she put up on Facebook.


The video shows Joyce with both arms outstretched and praying for healing of her upper back, and as she prayed, her arm grew in length.  She exclaims "oh my God can you see it?"

The video has gone viral, with a majority of commenters slaying her for this miracle. Some are even questioning her mental health because there was nothing wrong with her arms before she posted the video.

Watch below and make up your mind. I am speechless

Enyimba star Daniel Etor dramatically proposes to girlfriend during match (pics)


Enyimba’s forward, Daniel Esseien Etor dramatically proposed to his girlfriend, Simi Silas at the centre of the pitch of the Area 3 Sports Complex in Abuja at the end of a match in memory of his late father, Monday.

See mind boggling number of guns recovered from repentant cultists in Rivers state (pics)

Is there any surprise those places are so 'hot'?


Repentant cultists on Tuesday surrendered 911 arms, including AK-47 rifles and pump action guns, to the Rivers State Government in the just-concluded Amnesty Programme declared by the state.


Adokiye, Nigerian virgin singer says she is ready to be disvirgined by Davido

Nigerian singer, Adokiye Kyrian, who has proclaimed her virginity high and low might just be rethinking her decision to remain one.


The singer, whose full name is Adokiye Ngozi Kyrian Yvonne, has always talked about how she was able to keep her virginity despite numerous temptations and intends to remain one till her wedding night because 'sex hinders blessings'.

At a point she even offered to auction her virginity for millions to pay for the ransom of the kidnapped Chibok girls.

However, for less than noble reasons, vis the economic situation in the country and her crush on father of one, Davido, she is having second thoughts on keeping the purity she is so proud of.

20 year old girl with Down Syndrome goes missing in Lagos (photo)

Evelyn Nwinee, a 20-year-old  patient of Down Syndrome has been declared missing in Lagos.



'Isn't Chimamanda Adichie racist?'


Since the emergence of MR D.J Trump as US president elect, issue of racism has became a burning topic. The real or perceived racist rhetoric’s of Mr Trump, during the campaign period has led to fear, election violence and wide spread protest against his emergence as the US president.

Few days, after Mr Trump emerged winner of US presidential election, Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was invited to a BBC discussion and something strange was said.


Happy birthday to our darling King Chibueze Onyeike.

I would have posted this yesterday but I was super busy, so this is a belated birthday wish for our dear Floren's brother.


Floren has a message for him:

Celebrating Creativity and Talent at the YouTube Africa Creator awards





Tonight, Google hosted the YouTube Sub-Saharan Africa Creator Awards, to celebrate the incredible creativity and talent on YouTube from across the continent.

And what a night it was! Top artists Vanessa Mdee and Timaya shared the stage with some leading African YouTube stars including Theodora Lee, Sisi Yemmie and Tofo Tofo! Grant Hinds and ‘An African City’ star, Maame Adjei hosted the festivities, with awards for 22 categories including the channel in each country with the most subscribers. Google also celebrated a huge milestone for Yellow Brick Cinema, who were awarded the international Gold Play Button Award for hitting 1 million subscribers.

EFCC says MMM is currently under investigation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has confirmed ongoing surveillance on the MMM investment scheme.


EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, gave this indication in an interview with Daily Post on the sidelines of a training programme in Port Harcourt.

Uwujaren, however, said the House of Representatives cannot direct the EFCC to investigate what he described as faceless wonder bank like MMM.

Ladies, would you rock Yemi Alade's outfit (Photos)



Yay or nay? See another after the cut...

Bride and groom forced to have sex in front of wedding guests (Photos)

A new video from the Chinese media shows that a couple were forced to have sex as their guests gleefully cheered.


At the beginning of the two-minute clip, the bride and her groom sat under a red 'lucky' duvet, barely dressed.

Their wedding bedroom was decorated with many red ornaments, a lucky colour in China.

Woman dies after rounds of sex with security man

A security man, Oluwatuyi Alake, has landed himself in trouble after having sex with his concubine, Mrs. Aina Adeyemi who died in the process.


45-year-old Alake who was arraigned at an Ado Ekiti Magistrate’s Court was remanded in prison custody after being charged with murder.

Police prosecutor, Sgt. Monica Ikebuilo, revealed that the accused committed the crime on October 30 at Ijero Ekiti, headquarters of Ijero Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

Yay! Leo Mezie finally back to Nigeria after a successful treatment (Photo)

Nollywood actor Leo Mezie who was down with kidney failure and was receiving treatment in London is finally back to Nigerian.


Recall that the actor  needed N10m to undergo a kidney transplant abroad and solicited for help from well meaning Nigerians which took him a while to get.

Well, he finally got the funds and traveled to London for treatment and is back hale and hearty.

Oge Okoye releases beautiful new photos to mark her 36th birthday

The beautiful actress and mother is a year older today and have released these beautiful photos to mark her day.


See more after the cut...

Duncan Mighty pours encomium on wife as she turns a year older today

Singer Duncan Mighty, AKA Port Harcourt 1st son got married to his wife Vivien on July 2015 and the couple are blessed with a baby boy.


Vivien is a year older today and he took to his Instagram page to shower praises on her. Read what he wrote after the cut...

Ali Baba recounts hilarious airport experience with Cossy Orjiakor



I couldn't get the humour initially until I read through again. He shared the photo above and said;

Mark Zuckerberg announces Whatsapp video call feature



WhatsApp video calling is now official as Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg made it known in a post on Facebook.


Seyilaw takes advantage of APC crisis, plans to run for 2019 presidency

As the crisis rocking APC deepens, comedian Seyilaw has come out to say he might pull a Donald Trump on Nigerians in 2019.


He made his intentions known in a series of tweets and a post on Instagram. Read after the cut...

I didn’t undergo any surgery, I only added weight – Oge Okoye

Nollywood actress, Oge Okoye has denied rumours that she had boobs and butts implants, saying she adding weight.


Speaking with encomium.ng on Monday, November 14, 2016, the beautiful actress swiftly debunked the tale insisting there’s no truth in it.

India politician spends £59 million on his daughter's five-day wedding

An Indian politician has attracted the fury of people in the poverty-stricken country by throwing an outrageously extravagant wedding for his daughter.


The lavish bash is said to have cost businessmen and ex-state minister Gali Janardhana Reddy an estimated 5bn rupees - which is equivalent to £59million or $74million.

Guests were invited to daughter Brahmani's wedding with gold-plated invitations, while Bollywood stars performed in a five-day extravaganza that critics have branded an 'obscene display of wealth'.

Femi Kuti reacts to Wole Soyinka's statement that he will tear his green card if Trump wins

Femi Kuti has reacted to the statement made by Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka about tearing his green card over Donald trumps victory.


Recall that Wole Soyinka declared that he will tear his green card if Donald Trump won the U.S election, but later shifted the date of performing his vow on the day the President-elect would be sworn in.

I caught my husband touching our daughter’s private part - Woman tells court

A woman, Francisca Okechukwu, on Monday sought for the dissolution of her marriage to her husband, Tony Okechukwu, on the grounds that he abuses their 6-year-old twin daughters, Daily post reports.



Francisca, speaking before a Jikwoyi Customary Court in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, said on many occasions, she caught her husband fiddling her daughters’ private part.

The business woman said;

Authorities of UNIOSUN explain why they sacked randy lecturer

Osun state University (UNIOSUN) authorities, has given reasons why a former lecturer of the institution, Dr. Olabode Ojoniyi, who was involved in a sex video scandal was sacked.


Fielding questions from newsmen during an interactive session in Osogbo yesterday, the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Labode Poopola stated that the randy lecturer was disengaged from the institution to send warning signal to others who are also in the act or may want to involve themselves in such act in the future.

Nigerian Boxer signed to Mayweather promotions

Nigerian boxer, Oluwafemi Oyeleye has signed a contract with American professional boxer, Mayweather.


Mayweather promotions announced the news on their social media, and Oluwafemi replied below...

See Ciara's baby bump on the AMAs red carpet

The 2016 American Music Awards held last night and star singer Ciara debuted her baby bump at the event. Doesn't she look stunning?



This is the first time the singer will be seen in public since she announced she and husband Russell Wilson are expecting their first child together. Rocking a super sleek high pony and a fitting black gown, Ciara looked every much the glowing mama to be.

Ciara spoke with E! on the red carpet and when asked: Just how is she feeling, dealing with morning sickness from her second pregnancy? In a word, she said: Awesome.
"I'm feeling great, I've finally gotten to a place where I feel almost normal. It was a bit

Man brutally beaten and burnt to death for allegedly stealing (Graphic photos)

According to reports, the man was beaten and burnt to death for stealing a phone in Lagos.


More photos (Graphic) after the cut....

Man kills step-daughter, sells head to herbalist son for N3,000

Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 63-year-old man, Korede Odubela,  for allegedly killing his 16-year-old stepdaughter, Amudat Oshimodi, for ritual purposes.


The suspect was said to have connived with another accomplice, Lekan Lawal, to commit the crime at Imosan village, in the Odogbolu Local Government Area of the state.

The two suspects were among the 12 suspects paraded at the command headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, on Tuesday by the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, for various offences, including armed robbery, burglary and stealing.

Timaya shares stylish photo, says no recession in his corner



Singer Timaya is not cut out for all the recession talks. He shared the photo above and said;

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