Friday, April 28

Dog that foiled Boko Haram suicide bombing gets posthumous award

The dog that foiled mass killing by a female suicide bomber in Borno recently, will be bestowed with posthumous award by the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, NVMA.

Dr. Godwin Abonyi, President of the association, who disclosed this yesterday in Abuja, said that the dog would be awarded on the World Veterinary Day, WVD, tomorrow.

Recall that the suicide bomber had, on April 2, attempted to enter into a wedding ceremony ground in Belbelu community, Jere Local Government Area, to detonate a bomb, but was attacked by the dog.

Dr. Abonyi described the dog, owned by Mr. Mallum, a school teacher, as gallant for dying in the

Bauchi fed poly student found dead in hostel

A Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi student named Auwal Shehu, has been found dead in front of one of the school’s hostel.

One of the polytechnic's students said students woke up on Tuesday to find the victim lying lifeless in front of the boys’ hostel.
“We were confused to find the student’s dead body in front of the hostel. We did not know what killed him, but we reported the incident to the management,” he said.

Details of the cause of the student’s death appeared sketchy, but Punch reports a source told them the victim fell off the second floor of the hostel while reading in the night.

Another source, however, said the student slumped and died while returning to the hostel from one of

Beggars turn prayer warriors in Kaduna; slaughter pregnant sheep so God will punish their oppressors

Following the recent clamp down on street begging in Kaduna State, the blind among this category of vulnerable Nigerians have taken their case to God through the hosting of a special prayer session against their oppressor.

The prayer attended by hundreds of these disabled persons, including blind women and children, was organized under the auspice of Arewa Freedom of the Blind Association.

The session was held at Darika Central Mosque, Ungwan Rimi, Kaduna, where they prayed God to touch the hearts of their oppressors in power and authority.

Indeed, the prayer seemed to have been specially arranged as they were spotted slaughtering a “pregnant” sheep before the commencement of the prayers.

The group’s spokesman, Mukhtar Saleh, regretted that the people in power were oppressing their

Thursday, April 27

Nigerian community urged to ‘Spot the Signs’ of Domestic Slavery

A new pilot campaign has launched to help tackle modern slavery within the Nigerian community in the UK. It focuses on helping those trapped in domestic slavery(also known as illegal househelp), where victims are often kept against their will, mistreated and forced to work long hours with no pay.

Telling the story from the victim’s perspective, Spot the Signs, shows how ‘Theresa’ was promised a better life in the UK but when she arrived the family she was staying with took her passport away, denied her an education and subjected her to abuse. She is rescued when a church member was able to spot the signs that she was being held a domestic slave.

The short film, Spot the Signs was produced by award-winning Nigerian film maker Ogo Okpue, in partnership with the Salvation Army and child protection charity AFRUCA. The film drives home the

Between Davido and female fan who was ready to commit suicide because of him

 A die hard Davido fan, Chiamaka Okeke took to her Instagram to cry, saying she will commit suicide if she doesn't meet the singer before her birthday on August.

Chiamaka said she has been following him on all social media pages and even created a fan page for him but he has not followed her or even notice her. Davido saw the video and finally granted her first request by following her.

Watch the video she posted below + Davido's message. ...

Tension in Delta state as political leader dies in police custody (Photos)

A former Director of Direct Labour Agency, Chief Lucky Ayomanor has the allegedly died in the custody of the police in Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.

It was gathered that Chief Ayomanor was accosted and searched by the police, who were on a “stop” and “search” duty along Gana road in Sapele.

It was alleged that a fully loaded revolver and pump action was discovered in the SUV of Chief Ayomanor after he was searched by the police.

The police immediately arrested the Community leader and a former Labour Party, Delta State House of Assembly Candidate in 2011 election, when he failed to provide the licence.

Chief Ayomanor was alleged to have fainted and was quickly rushed to the hospital by the police where he suddenly died last night.

Oba of lagos VS Ooni of Ife - "Oba is trying to bring back the culturally acclaimed way of greeting"

One of the white cap chiefs of Lagos, Lateef Aderibigbe Ajose has cleared the air on the video making the rounds on social media that Oba of Lagos snubbed the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, at a public function in Lagos.

He said, Oba Akiolu's gesture to the Ooni was rather the culturally acclaimed way of greeting a monarch in Lagos.

Ajose who is the Opeluwa Onido of Lagos said the Lagos monarch did not ignore Ooni of Ife at the public function as being misconceived by people.


Officers of the Nigerian Police have been asked to live above board and to see themselves as agents of change.

This advice was made on Wednesday by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police,fatai Owoseni at the passing out of Course 11/2017 batch 55/56 for Station officers of the Command at the Police Training College Ikeja Lagos.

 The Commissioner commended his officers and men for the wonderful job they are doing ask them to see themselves first and foremost as Nigerians so as to be able to relate with their fellow citizens.

He cautioned them to distance themselves from all forms of indiscipline including collection of bribes, extortion and extra judicial killings.

According to him, the current leadership of the Nigerian Police headed by the Inspector General of

Presidency releases statement on President Buhari's health

The presidency via the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu have released a statement on Buhari's health, assuring Nigerians that there is no cause apprehension.

Read after the cut...

Choi! Piers Morgan finished the Kardashians in this article

British journalist and television personality, Piers Morgan has come hard for the Kardashians, especially Kim.

He says the week Kim hit rock bottom finally made him realize he no longer wish to keep up with her or any of the "greedy, cynical" Kardashian clan. Read below...

Nigerian IG comedian recreates celebrity looks and it's hilarious

I am so done with this woman!!!! Lol...

Nigerian IG comedian, Mummy Ndioha, makes hilarious recreation of celebrity looks. Check them out below...

Big Brother Naija 2017 housemates meet up at DSTV office (Photos)

11 out of the 14 Big Brother Naija 2017 housemates visited the DSTV office today in Lagos.

Pictured is Managing Director of Multichoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, and the housemates; Cocoice, Jon, Bisola, Ese, TBoss, Miyonse, Efe, Uriel, Marvis, Bassey and Soma.

ThinTallTony, Bally, Kemen, Gifty and Debie-Rise were absent. See more below...

I saw some people mourning Desmond Elliot - Nigerian pastor reveals

A Nigerian pastor, Celestian Michael has raised alarm after according to him, he fell into a trance and saw people mourning Nollywood actor, and Lagos state house of Assembly member, Desmond Elliot.

He also asked people to join him in praying against it. He wrote;

This could be the real reason Oba of Lagos snubbed Ooni of Ife (See Photos)

On April 25, 2017, a video which showed Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu humiliating the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi at a public function surfaced online. The video which lasted for 27 seconds showed the Ooni of Ife arriving the venue of an event.

 He exchanged plesantries with the Obi of Onitsha Igwe Alfred Achebe. However, when he attempted to greet Oba Akiolu who was seated next to the Igbo king, he was rebuffed. However, some research done by Onyema Dike of Sabinews has revealed that the Oba of Lagos, might have not done it knowingly.

Apparently, the Oba of Lagos is visually impaired and may not have realised who had come to greet him especially as the person seemed to genuflect. To him, anyone bowing for him must be a subject.

This is based on a story published on September, 2, 2016 by The Nation, where the Oba acknowledged his visual impairment, stating that he had been suffering from Glaucoma for 21 years.

The story reads in part:

Many Nigerians will run mad if they had what I have - Davido

Singer Davido have reacted to many Nigerians calling him arrogant because he comes from a wealthy home.

In an interview with PlanetTV, he says he is not arrogant, and that most people will run mad if they had what he has . Watch video below...

Lmao! When you accuse your village witches falsely...

The are on social media too!!

Anna Banner flaunts hot legs in stunning photo

The ex beauty queen and mother of one is peng!

Wait... Corps members spend over N1500 to amend their Khaki in camp?

So, I just came across a post on @nigeriancorpers on Instagram asking corpers how much they spent amending their NYSC uniform in camp, and the answers are surprising.

To think that NYSC usually ask them to fill in the their sizes before camp. What's the essence of asking if they won't provide the perfect sizes?

Most of them amended their uniforms for as high as N1500!!! See reactions below...

Nigerians release hilarious list of 'Kings' Greater than Oba Of Lagos

The viral video showing Oba Rilwan Akiolu of Lagos snubbing the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has generated controversies everywhere, heated arguments, and just as you thought, Twitter decided not to be left out as a hilarious thread has just been created.

A Twitter user, @_achmed created a thread on Kings/Obas that are greater than the Oba of Lagos and the awesome and 'no chill' people of Nigerian twitter started adding their own tweets to it.

Oba Elegushi was Topping

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Ex-housemate, Debbie-Rise pictured with Kogi First Lady, Mrs Rashida Bello

The 1st runner up Nigerian Idol and 3rd runner up BBNaija 2017 was spotted with the wife of the Executive Governor of Kogi state, Mrs Rashida Bello during her visit to the Government house as part of her Homecoming.

This is coming after she commissioned a new borehole project at GGSS OBOROKE yesterday alongside the Governor's wife.

Calabar viewing tragedy: Seven people died not 30 - FG

The Federal Government has disputed reports that 30 persons had died, when a high-tension cable fell on a football viewing centre in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, on April 20.

The Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), said Thursday that investigations carried out on the incident, showed that seven persons lost their lives.

The Minister, in a statement signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Mr. Willie Bassey, said 15 other victims of the tragedy, had sustained varying degrees of injuries, out of which five have since been discharged.

Paul Okoye shows off hot tub with builtin TV (Photos)

Paul Okoye, one half of the twin singing sensation, P-Square is really living the good life, the singer dropped these photos of him relaxing in a hot tub with builtin TV.

Nobody Ugly!!

Ex-housemate, Tboss steps out in white

Gorgeous!! Is it just me or does she look a bit tired?

What allegedly transpired between Toyo Baby and Funke Akindele

TNS can confirm that Funke Akindele and Juliana Olayode, who plays Toyo Baby on Jenifa’s Diary, have parted ways.

According to TNS, Funke Akindele removed Toyo Baby from the series over what the latter termed ‘bad pay’.

A source revealed that Toyo Baby was cut off from the widely watched TV series for requesting an increment in pay which didn’t go well with Funke Akindele who feels she’s an ingrate being that Olayode rose to stardom through her appearance on the widely-watched show.

Sources close to SceneOneProductions, producers of Jenifa’s Diary, further revealed to TNS that the producer of the show, Funke Akinkele via her production manager and younger sister – Abimbola – pays actors between N3,000 and N150,000 (per episode/season of the show) depending on the role.

People 'terrified' after couple posted 'sweet' selfie (Photos)

A guy shared a photo of him and his girl trying to be romantic and then this happened. At first glance it's an innocent picture of a couple smiling sweetly at the camera. But it's what's in the background that's got everyone freaking out on Twitter and throwing accusations of 'witchcraft' around.

Once you spot it...

Why is her face in the reflection!? It should be the back of her head.

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Actress Rosaline Meurer flaunts Boobs in new photos

The Gambian born Actress and Model  who is currently in the United States, dropped this photos of her on IG, putting the focus of the cam on her boobs in one of the photos.

See photo of newborn baby dumped inside dustbin in Calabar

As shared by Abia facts Newspaper on Facebook
'Read Comment of Eye Witness Pearl Bassey: 
"Last night, someone dumped this new born baby inside a dustbin at Etta Agbor layout beside Unical hotel Road. The baby was in the rain throughout last night till this morning. Ladies, if you know that you won't be able to handle the responsibility of having a baby, pls don't go where they are. Get protected to avoid killing innocent destiny. May God forgive us. Amen.'

New method? How two passengers attempted to smuggle drugs

Customs and Border Patrol officers at New York’s JFK airport said they captured two more passengers who attempted to smuggle drugs by strapping packages of cocaine to their legs.

The most recent seizure came when two men tried to bring more than 10 kilos of cocaine into the United States on April 19, officers said. Both men allegedly had the drugs taped to their legs under their clothing, and one man taped the drugs to his back.

The two men traveled on the same flight from the Dominican Republic to New York last week, but it’s unclear if they knew each other.

“This latest seizure demonstrates our CBP officers being ever vigilant in protecting the United States from the distribution of these illicit drugs,” Leon Hayward, acting director of CBP’s New York field operations, stated in a press release.

TBoss Boutique spotted in Warri (Photo)

A boutique in Warri has been named after Big Brother Naija 2nd runner up and CEO 'Boss Nation, T-boss, this is coming just weeks after a bread named after BBN winner, Efe was spotted too.

According to a forum user he penned
'I was walking yesterday in warri and I saw this boutique named T-boss outfits, cant really remember the previous name of the boutique but am 100% sure it wasn't T-boss outfit as I use the road alot.. I would have taken note of it before now. It's along ajamimoghan road, close to pastor ayo oritsejafor's. Never knew T-boss had a fan in warri.

Market must sell nah!! Lol

'Why I went back to the love of my life, Annie' - 2Face opens up

Ace Nigerian singer-songwriter, Innocent Ujah Idibia, better known by his stage name 2face Idibia, or 2Baba, in an interview with Soundcity 98.5 Radio, opened up about how and why he went back to the love of his life, Annie and how the love they share reflects on who he is.

When asked How and Why he went back to Annie Idibia the 'Coded Tinz' crooner said;

"Every reason. I was just deceiving myself that .. you know as man dey do sometimes. He go see wetin actually dey down but he go feel say make I see whether.. You know all that kind nonsense behaviour. But at one point in time, I was like look I'm not going to let this girl go. I just started realizing that this is who I want to be with.  
This is actually who I want to spend the rest of my life with. This is the person that actually does it for me. So there is no need to deceive myself anymore. I come beg, them come gree."

Ooni’s Palace reacts to snub by Oba of Lagos; 'If we don’t receive an apology...'

The palace of the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has reacted to the humiliating treatment meted out to him by the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, at a public function in Lagos on Tuesday.

A video of the incident which went virile on social media showed the Lagos monarch refusing to shake hands with the Ooni, who arrived the venue of the event while guests were already seated.

The Ooni, on entering the hall, went straight to greet traditional rulers, but Oba Akiolu shunned him and with a wave of the hand, gestured his rejection of the Ooni’s greetings.

The Ooni however, took the incident with calm and took his seat on the same roll where the traditional ruler was seated.

Speaking with PREMIUM TIMES on the development, the Head of Palace Directorate of Tourism, Awoyemi Tunde, said the Ooni of Ife was not losing sleep over the issue.

Man reveals on TV that wife doesn't have Vagi*na, wants divorce

A HEARTLESS husband has outraged many after it was revealed that he was divorcing his wife because she doesn’t have a vagina.

Alejandro took to the Spanish equivalent of TV show Judge Rinder, named Caso Cerrado (or Case Closed) to claim that he wanted to divorce his wife because she was having a lesbian affair with her own step-mother.

But when the truth behind his divorce demand was revealed, viewers were left outraged.

Many blasted the man for his claims about his wife Tania – and even the TV host, Ana María Polo, couldn’t believe her ears.

Alejandro had initially claimed that on his and Tania’s wedding night, he caught his wife in bed with her adopted mother and that the pair had been having sexual relations.

Ahmed Musa & alleged sidechick release pre-wedding photos

Super Eagles player and Leicester City star, Ahmed Musa has reportedly kicked off plans to make his side chick, Ejue Juliet Adeh, his new wife.

Family sources revealed that the former CSKA Moscow forward and his estranged wife, Jamila, who bore him two children already  mutually parted ways following irreconcilable differences. Here are some Pre-wedding photos of the star and his bride-to-be, Juliet.

Their wedding will take place on or before July 1st.

#BBNaija: Ex-housemate, Bassey entertains fans at homecoming (Video)

Big Brother Naija ex-housemate and TV presenter, Bassey Ekpenyong, dropped the celebrity Bassey and activated the Calabar boy in him during his homecoming.

The TV reality show star was spotted putting his 'local drum beating' talent on display at a homecoming organised for him in Calabar recently.

Watch video after the cut

If only Nigerian rats were treated this way... (Photo)

These disturbing and utterly bizarre photos show how one man decided to shackle a grey rat and put it in the stocks after he caught the rodent snooping around his home.

A Taiwanese man named Lee Wei-chin posted the photos to social media and has received several thousand likes and just as many comments.The resident of Taichung City in West Taiwan wrote: "I finally caught it!"

Lee said he released the rat later the same day. But he did not say how he got his hands on the miniature rodent.

If only Nigerian rats were treated this way...

Toyin Aimakhu prepossessing in new photos

The Nigerian film actress stepped out for an event in this gorgeous outfit...She also had her hair flowing down her shoulders and a lovely makeup to complement her look to the event.

Veteran Indian actor, Khanna is dead, funeral in afternoon today (Photos)

Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passed away on Thursday. He was 70. Khanna, who was suffering from advanced bladder carcinoma, breathed his last at 11.20 am.

Khanna made his debut in films in 1968, after which he went on to become one of the Hindi film industry’s biggest stars over two decades.

He is remembered for his performances in “Mere Apne” (My Own), “Mera Gaon Mera Desh” (My Village, My Country) in which he played the role of a villain, “Kucche Dhage” (Fragile Thread)” and “Achanak” (Suddenly).

Khanna married twice and has four children, including actor Akshaye Khanna.

'I have slept with 2788 Men excluding Women' - Nigerian lady shocks Nigerians (Video)

A Nigerian lady simply identified as Oluchi has driven Nigerians into shock after she 'confessed' that she has slept with over 2000 men, 2788 actually and that excludes women. So she was counting? Someone asked.

In a video that has already gone viral, Oluchi who seems to be in her Twenties was excitedly saying 'I Am A LovePeddler, Ashawo..Its okay, that's what I am'.

Watch the video after the cut

Covenant University suspends over 200 students for not attending Easter programme

Covenant University has suspended over 200 students for missing its just concluded Easter ‘Youth Alive’ programme. Parents and students have, however, described the move as unjust.

According to them, the rules of their admission did not say it is compulsory for them to attend the programme organised by the faith-based institution.

A 400-level student on Wednesday said that over 200 students were affected by the decision of the university.

He said,

CNN reporter, Richard Quest and Mo Abudu jog on Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge (Photos)

CEO of Ebony life Tv. Mo Abudu shared photos of her and CNN presenter, Richard Quest of Quest as they jogged on Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge.

Sharing the photos, Mo wrote; "We still managed to have a laugh and a giggle. Truly Richard Quest has a great sense of humour. I really had a lot of fun.

If you have not hit the Lekki-Ikoyi bridge for a jog in the morning, please try and do so, if it's near you. Great feeling. I took Richard Quest for an early morning jog." See more photos below...

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