Monday, February 6

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#IStandWithNigeria protesters give FG May 27 deadline to meet demands OR...

#IStandWithNigeria protesters have given the Federal government till May 29 2017 to meet its demands otherwise “the agitations will be louder and more intense.”

In a statement released by Enough is Enough Nigeria Group and signed by “Nigerian Citizens,” on Monday, protesters called on the government to address its demands: Transparency, Security, Cost of Government, Social Justice and Corruption, and Power.

Read the statement below:

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN
Acting President & Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Presidential Villa
Abuja
Nigerians Speak in One Voice That This Administration Has Failed to Deliver on Its Promises
Your Excellency,
In the words of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Nigeria’s First Prime Minister, ‘the future of this vast country must depend, in the main, on the efforts of ourselves to help ourselves.’
Since the idea of a protest was muted a few weeks ago and a call to action was given for Nigerians to share their challenges and concerns via social media and SMS, we have received hundreds of text messages, Whatsapp messages; thousands of comments via various social media platforms and millions of engagements through various hashtags.
The messages paint a clear picture of hardship across the country. Nigerians are facing difficult economic challenges and do not see any end in sight. Our standards of living

Nigerian pastor in Houston allegedly stabs wife (graphic photos)

Tears and blood flowed freely after a Nigerian pastor based in Houston and named Pastor Jimba allegedly attacked his wife and almost killed her.


According to Facebook users who shared the photos, the attack was over church money. Pastor Jimba had allegedly stabbed his wife with a kitchen knife. Pics continue below.

Buhari is hale & hearty; I just spoke wth him - Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said he was not under any kind of pressure to resign, saying he ran for his office on the same electoral ticket with President Muhammadu Buhari and that Buhari is hale, hearty.

He also said that the President was hale and hearty contrary to speculations that he was critical ill or even dead.


Osinbajo spoke with State House correspondents shortly after a closed door meeting with the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Oyegun, the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters in Vice President’s Office, Sen. Babafemi Ojudu and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Matters, Hon. Abike Dabire at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday.

VP Osinbajo Osinbajo said that the idea of asking him to resign his office was uncalled for and unfounded as the people of Nigeria who voted for him hadn’t asked him to resign.

Revealing that he had a long telephone conversation with the President who is currently on a medical leave in London, United Kingdom, Monday afternoon, Osinbajo stated that the President was well and alive. He added that he briefed the president on the state of the nation including the on-going mass protests in the country.

Asked to speak on the nature of President’s illness, the Acting President said that the information was only at the discretion of the President to disclose. He said:
“I am not under no pressure to resign. I was voted for by the people of this nation, myself and Mr President and so the people of this nation have not asked us to resign. 
I am absolutely not under any pressure whatsoever. The truth is that there has been no pressure from any source asking me to resign “The President is hale and hearty. I spoke to the President just this afternoon and we had a long conversation. 
He was interested in knowing about the budget process and how far we have gone and the meeting today with the private sector and the economic recovery growth plan and I informed him about the protest march and feedback about what people are saying about the economy. He is in good shape. 
Just like he said in his letter to the National Assembly, he needs to go for a cycle of tests and once he sees the test results and gets medical advice, we expect him very soon. “I think that the health status of Mr President is an issue that only Mr President would discuss at the appropriate time. 
Again he is running test and all of that, before you will be able to determine your health status, you must be able to say this is my health status, do the test my doctors have advised me to do and will wait for the outcome of the tests and know my status.”
Shortly after the interview with Journalists, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal was seen walking into the Office of the Acting President.

His mission was not known as at press time.

It will be recalled that President Buhari left the shores of Nigeria on January 19, 2017 for London on a medical vacation. He was due to return to his duty post on Monday, February 6 but failed to do so, citing more medical laboratory tests as reasons for his continued stay abroad.

A press statement by his Media Aide, Mr. Femi Adesina on Sunday that announced the extension did not however give any specific date of his return, a development which many Nigerians feel was unconstitutional and unbecoming of a President of a country.

Source - Vanguard


Odion Ighalo unveiled as Changchun Yatai player (Photos)

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo has officially been unveiled as a Changchun Yatai player. 



The Nigerian forward swapped Watford for a life-changing £190,000-a-week move to the Chinese League, where he joins the growing list of top EPL players who have dumped England for a more lucrative contract in China.

See more photos after the cut.

Yellow buses will no longer ply Lagos roads – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode  has said plans are afoot to remove yellow buses popularly known as Danfo from Lagos roads for a world class mass transportation system that would facilitate ease of movement within the city.


Speaking at the 14th Annual Lecture of the Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL) held at Muson Centre in Onikan with the theme: “Living Well Together, Tomorrow: The Challenge Of Africa’s Future Cities,” Governor Ambode admitted that the present connectivity mode in Lagos was not acceptable and befitting for a mega city, and as such a well-structured transportation mode would soon be put in place to address the challenge.
“When I wake up in the morning and see all these yellow buses and see Okada and all kinds of tricycles and then we claim we are a mega city, that is not true and we must first acknowledge that that is a faulty connectivity that we are running.
“Having accepted that, we have to look for the solution and that is why we want to banish yellow buses this year. We must address the issue of connectivity that makes people to move around with ease and that is where we are going.
“For instance, people going from Ikorodu to CMS have started leaving their cars at home because the buses are very convenient and so why can’t we do that for other places? Yes, we don’t have the money to do that but we can go to the capital market and then improve on the technology of collection of fares and that will encourage investors and then the city will change,” Governor Ambode said.

I wasn’t deported from UK, I'm not on Twitter – James Ibori

Former Delta State governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, has described reports that he was deported by the British authorities to Nigeria, as malicious and misleading.



Chief Ibori also reiterated that the trial leading to his conviction by a British Court was marred by corruption and he would challenge his conviction by the court.

The former governor, who received a rousing welcome when he returned to Nigeria on Saturday after serving out his jail term in the UK, spoke through his Media Assistant, Mr Tony Eluemunor in a statement issued on Monday. Ibori also denied knowledge of  a Twitter Account being rumoured to

Kanye West now Anti-Trump; deletes all tweets about Trump

Kanye West has deleted all his tweets about President Donald Trump.

And the husband of Kim Kardashian did so because he's 'unhappy with what Donald's done during his first two weeks in office.


According to TMZ, the 39-year-old rapper is especially distraught over his travel ban.
Kanye had tweeted about Trump in a positive light after the election. In December, the day he met with Trump in NYC, he wrote, "I feel it is important to have a direct line of

Court extends Seun Egbeegbe’s remand order

Seun Egbeegbe, suspected scammer accused of attempting to swindle $9,000 and £3,000 from two bureau de change operators on Thursday, February 2, 2017, is still in custody of Lagos Police Command.


The music and movie promoter along with his accomplice (Ayodele Oyekan) spent the weekend in detention.  And now, according to Encomium.ng, their remand order has been extended today (Monday, February 6) by the courts.

Encomium reports that when they contacted the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, she confirmed that the suspects are still detained. She said:

Saidi Balogun celebrates his 50th birthday in Mecca (Photo)

Veteran Nollywood actor, Saidi Balogun turned 50 on Sunday, February 5, a day he shares with his ex wife, Faithia Balogun.


While his estranged wife was busy turning up for her 50th gig in Lagos, the handsome actor decided to celebrate lowkey as he embarked on a trip to the holy city of Mecca.


He shared the photo above from the holy land and wrote, "I thank almighty Allah, celebrating my birth in the holy land is my own special way of saying thank you to baba God."





Bisola, Bassey, Cocoice, Debbie Rise & Gifty nominated for possible #BBNaija eviction

Today is another nomination day in the Big Brother Nigeria house.


Gifty, Cocoice, Debbie Rise, Bisola and Bassey have been put up for possible eviction.

Thin Tall Tony was initially among the nominated housemates, but Efe being the Igwe, swapped him for Gift. See how they were nominated after the cut...

Kemi Olunloyo blasts Georgina Onuoha and Angela Okorie, dares them to release her sex tape

The drama is still on, and they all don't want to chill!


Read Kemi Olunloyo's new post threatening the actresses if they fail to release her sex tape since they claim they have it.

Guys, can you rock this trouser?



Yay or nay?

Epic! Between Omojuwa and a Twitter user




A Twitter user asked Social media personality and blogger Japhet Omojuwa the above question, and he gave him a deserving response.

Funke Akindele looks flawless in new photos

Actress Funke Akindele continues to melt our hearts as she shared this lovely makeup photo on IG.




I stand wit Buhari protesters allegedly mobilized with N1000 each

#IStandWithBuhari protesters gathered at the Unity Fountain, Abuja venue of their protest today.


TVC News Correspondent Dooshima Abu who was live at the I Stand with Buhari protest, gave an update of the protesters.

According to her says some of the protesters supporting the Government when asked why they came out to protest say they don't have an idea why or what they are doing there but are waiting to be paid N1,000 as promised by the mobilizer.

See more photos from the protest after cut....

#IStandWithNigeria; Hilarious photo of the day!



Everybody has their own concerns...

Photo of female NYSC member who died in Bayelsa camp

A female NYSC member identified as Jumoke died in Bayelsa state NYSC orientation camp on 3rd February, 2017.


The unfortunate incident occurred the same day another corps member, Vivian died in Kaduna after complaining of being very ill.


May their souls RIP.


Lady Gaga opened her Super Bowl performance with a protest anthem against Trump

Pop superstar, Lady Gaga slayed the Super Bowl LI stage with her physically-demanding halftime show performance in Houston, Texas.

Busted! Photos of UK based Nigerians at the Nigeria High Commission UK is actually photos from #occupynigeria 2012

So, these photos claimed to be UK based Nigerians at the Nigeria High Commission UK, demanding to see president Buhari went viral today.


But from the tweet below, the photos are from the #OccupyNigeria 2012 protest. See after the cut...

Delphine Okoronkwo celebrates birthday with new photos

Socialite, Delphine Onyii Okoronkwo is a year older today, February 6th, 2017.


The stunning beauty, once rumored to have dated a popular televangelist shared these lovely new photos to celebrate.

Masquerade spotted at a Bet9ja office



Lol!

We are working night and day to make life easier - VP Osinbajo to protesters

Acting president Yemi Osinbajo has assured 'I stand with Nigeria' protesters that their voices have been heard, and that the government is working round the clock to make life easier.


He made this known via his official Twitter handle. He wrote;

I spoke to the president’s personal doctor last night - Garba Shehu reacts to president Buhari's health

Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Shehu Garba, has reacted to reports that the president is critically ill.


He reacted via his Facebook page. Read below...

Actor Ibrahim Chatta share first picture of new born baby




Ibrahim Chatta is over the moon at the moment as he shared the first picture of his newborn boy.

Mercy Aigbe spotted at National Art Theatre with other protesters (Photos)




The actress pictured with Filmmaker and MC, Yomi Fabiyi at the National Art Theatre, Lagos. Another photo below...

Uche Jumbo's son is too cute (Photo)



Matthew kenney-Chinedu Rodriguez is too cute...

More photos from #IStandWithNigeria protest

The pro-Nigerian protest which kicked off at about 10:00am from National Stadium to the National Theater has ended.


Here are more photos from the protest.... Continue to see more photos...

The price of Attachment for braids have increased from #500 to #1500 per pack! - Yemi Alade reacts to nationwide protest

The singer took to her Instagram page to show support for the #IStandWithNigeria Nationwide protest.


She wrote;

Lady photoshops her face into Twitter user's body (Photos)

A girl took another girl's from her social media and edited only the face, presumably to be used elsewhere.


The lady, Jessica, cried out on Twitter after she came across a photo of her body with a different face.

Even after a double take, it's hard to see any blatant Photoshop fuck-ups. See Jessica's own face below...

See the best protest signs from #iStandWithNigeria march

The growing frustration against the current APC lead Federal Government manifested itself on Monday in the form of a peaceful protest against the poor state of the economy.

See how Helen Paul is protesting (Photo/video)

The comedienne took to a lonely street to do her own protest. Lol!


Her placard reads; "One Voice Ogba"; Watch video after the cut...

Actress Funke Adesiyan blasts President Buhari, says he is a two-faced tyrant

Nollywood actress and 2015 PDP House of Assembly aspirant in Oyo State, Funke Adesiyan took to her IG page to blast President Buhari.


She shared a side to side photo of president Buhari's face and wrote;

First photo of Miyonse and Soma outside Big Brother house

Miyonse and Soma were evicted last night from the Big brother Naija house.


They are pictured outside the house for the first time with media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu.

They say this photo of President Buhari and wife in London is not a 2017 photo

SSA to the President on Foreign Relations & Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, last week posted a photo of president Buhari and his wife Aisha in London and captioned it; "Some rumor mongers will say"Oh.That is not London Ha ha ha".


The pictures were posted after several Nigerians requested to know the state of the president. But some Twitter users are claiming it's a 2015 photo. See another tweets after the cut...

Charly Boy steps out for nationwide protest (Photos)

Charly Boy is also one of the celebrities currently matching with other protesters.


Another photo after the cut...

Lagos State commissioner of police walk down with nationwide protesters (Photos)

Lagos State commissioner of police, Fatai Owoseni, was spotted as he walked down with protesters in Lagos to the National theatre.


Another photo below...

Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore at the nationwide protest (Photos)

Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, joined other Nigerians at the National Stadium Lagos for the nationwide protest.


Another photo below...

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Ebuka Obi-Uchendu celebrates 1st wedding anniversary

Media Personality Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and his wife, Cynthia are celebrating their first wedding anniversary today.


The couple got married on February, 2016 and welcomed their daughter on November 2016. He shared the above photo and wrote;

Policemen at the national stadium to protect lives, not disrupt the protest

There were reports earlier that the Nigeria police took over National Stadium, venue of  nationwide protest.


But according to Nigerian actor, Baaj Adebule, who is currently at the protest venue, the policemen are there to protect and ensure a peaceful protest, not disrupt. See another tweet below...

Tonto Dikeh shares cute no makeup photo


As shared by the mum of one on her IG page this morning...



Is there anything wrong with this photo?

South Africans are talking about this photo of a man using two seats while a woman right beside him squats as they eat.



Do you see anything wrong with the photo? Look closely...



Seyilaw at the National Stadium for nationwide protest (Photos)

Comedian Seyi Law is one of the few celebrities who has shown support for the nationwide protest, and has been spotted at the national Stadium where the protest is currently ongoing.


Even after 2Face announced the cancellation of the protest, Seyi Law vowed to still show up. See another photo after the cut...

Bizarre conversation between mother & child who caught her cheating on dad

Some families are a mess!



What would you have done if you were this woman's child?


Check out Bishop Oyedepo's wife 56th birthday cake (photos)

Bishop David Oyedepo's wife, Pastor Faith Oyedepo yesterday celebrated her 56th birthday with a party that had her loved ones in attendance.


Photos continue below.

Tuface Idibia denies DSS arrested him over planned nationwide protest

A Facebook user had claimed Tuface Idibia was picked up by the DSS before cancelling the planned nationwide protest. According to Nkena Nwokocha;


“My cousin who is a neighbour and close friend to 2face has confirmed he is alive but pretty shaken up after taken by the DSS last night. My cousin also went on to say Tuface has refused to reveal what he was subjected to while been held but from his looks and how jumpy he has been, his life and that of his family members have been threatened” .
Tuface says this never happened. Read his tweet below.

VIDEO: Nigeria police take over National Stadium venue of planned nationwide protest



Video as shared by SaharaReporters... 

Photos from Feb 6th nationwide protest in Lagos

Today is the D-day for the planned nationwide protest Nigerian singer Tuface cancelled Saturday night. Nigerians are already gathering at the National stadium, Surulere Lagos, and according to the Enough is Enough group, they have the full support of the Lagos state police.





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