Monday, February 20

I used ropes as belts, drank garri daily, says UNN best graduating student

Eke Ifeanyichukwu Emmanuel is the 2015/2016 best graduating student of University of Nigeria, with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.83.

In this interview with Vanguard Learning, Eke revealed that in order to survive as a student, he used ropes as belts and drank garri daily. Excerpts:

I am Eke Ifeanyichukwu Emmanuel, a first class graduate of the department of Microbiology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

  • What were the challenges you passed through while in school? 

I had a whole lot of challenges. One of them was financial challenge. I am from a very humble background. We reside in Aba.

I remember in my first and second years, I used to drink garri (cassava flakes) and eat Fibre active

'Magun' man laid on his wife strikes him twice after she lured him to bed

Mrs Fatimah Adebayo, a 35-year-old woman, on Monday urged an Ikorodu Customary Court, Lagos, to dissolve her 14-year-old marriage to Mr Segun Adebayo, over alleged placement of sexual protective charm called “thunderbolt’’ on her.

The charm is aimed at tracking women’s infidelity in traditional Yoruba setting.

The petitioner, a fashion designer who resides at Macaulay Inside, Baiyeku Road, Igbogbo in Ikorodu, prayed the court to end the union to safeguard her life.

Fatimah further said she had gone through series of assault in the hands of the husband, adding that

#BBNaija Gifty explains why she said she doesn't know Banky W or Falz

Former Big Brother Naija housemate Gifty has explained in a lenghty note explained why she doesn't know Banky W and FalztheBadGuy.

Read below:

Good evening everyone...first of all i was misunderstood when I said I don't know Banky, actually what I meant was, "I've never met him in person".. 
Banky is an amazing singer no doubt. And right now i want to use this platform to apologize for all the wrong words I said about him. It's just a game,we say/do things for

Ryan Seacrest's mansion catches fire (photo)

Ryan Seacrest's $50 million mansion caught fire Sunday night leaving some heavy damage.
TMZ reports it was an electrical fire off Seacrest's driveway which spread to nearby trash cans.

The former American Idol host, 42, shared a photo of the burned wreckage on Instagram.
'Thank god everyone is ok,' he tweeted along with a photo of a singed structure.
Ryan bought the sprawling Beverly Hills estate from Ellen DeGeneres back in 2012 for $49 mil. The 9,200 sq ft home sits on nearly 3 acres, and apparently it's mostly intact after the fire.

Nigeria's senate deputy chief whip's office gutted by fire

The office of Nigeria's senate deputy chief whip, Senator Francis Alimikhena, was gutted by fire this morning.


The fire destroyed electrical appliances in the office of the

Nigerian medical doctor/scientist slams Big Brother Naija organisers [Must Read]

A Nigerian medical doctor and research scientist, Dr. Uju, has some words for the organizers of the Big Brother Naija Reality show.

According to her post on Facebook, apart from the mouth watering profit the companies sponsoring it stands to get, the said TV reality show has no single positive impact on the Nigerian citizens neither does it have on its dwindling economy.

Read all she wrote below…. quite interesting.
“Thirteen years ago, I was at home doing what I cannot remember when my friend Uzochi knocked our door.
With her was a middle-aged man I had never met in my life.
Swinging the door open, I was beyond surprised.
Uzo was in her school uniform while the man wore an admiring smile on the corners of

Horny Ghanaians strip female thief naked, forces her to open her legs

A female thief was pounced on by a horny Ghanaian crowd in PZ Area in Adum, the Central Business District (CBD) of Kumasi . It was very obvious that those who lynched her were horny, as they pressed her butt, and forcefully opened her legs to show her vag*na.

Some men present were so inhumane as they forced their legs into her privates. It is alleged that the lady

Innoson motors decides to promote noodles and Nigerians react

It seems Innoson motors are switching lanes, but Nigerians are not having any of it.  The car production company took to its twitter handle to promote Tummy Tummy noodles.

Here's the tweet;
"Hi everyone, 
How is work going, Did you know Tummy Tummy noodles eaten with vegetables provides nutrients that help fight stress".

Nigerians reacts;

Donald Trump fires his senior National Security Council adviser for disagreeing with him

The White House has confirmed that US president Donald Trump has fired his senior US National Security Council adviser, Craig Deare.

Reason - Craig dared to criticise Donald Trump administration's Latin American policies. He has been reassigned to his old job at the National Defense University, an appointed position he's held since January 2001.

Sarah Sanders, a White House spokeswoman said Craig Deare was removed from his role as a senior

MMM musician gives up, does a remix of his song (watch video)

After MMM announced it is back for business this year, after accounts in the ponzi scheme was frozen for almost a month, comedian and comic singer, Kelvinsapp, did a song video for the scheme, which he posted on his Instagram page.

Errmmm, Kevin has done a remix of his song,

‘Cheater, Rot In Hell’, heartbroken lover paints on bae's £100k Range Rover in London

The owner of a high-performance custom Range Rover, in Richmond, south London, seem to be a victim of a lover's heartbreak.

The yet to be identified car owner stepped out of his house to see 'cheater', 'heart-breaker' and 'rot in hell' visibly painted on his £100k car.


This same brand of car, was used for publicity stunt almost one year ago, outside Harrods in

Freeze reacts to Pastor Adeboye's 'I was richer than RCCG' statement

OAP Freeze has reacted to the statement made by the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (worldwide), Pastor Adeboye, who said he was richer than RCCG (Redeemed christian church of God ) as a lecturer.

Daddy Freeze isn't too impressed because today, Pastor Adeboye is richer, his church while Nigeria is poorer.

Freeze wrote on Instagram:
What awesome words of wisdom from our dear Daddy G.O. I would see this as a

Between #BBNaija Efe, TBoss & Bisola; Who is the smartest housemate?

Based on their intelligence so far displayed on the show, guys, their game play, strategy, who would you say is the smartest between Big Brother Naija housemates Efe, TBoss & Bisola?

Personally, I'm sooo rooting for 24 year old Efe. That guy is just too real and intelligent. Who's yours?

43-year-old Man shoots rival over girlfriend in Ogun State

Officers of the Ogun State Police Command, have arrested Adebisi Akinrinmola, for shooting his rival Ademola Asimiyu to death, over a girlfriend that allegedly dumped the later.

The 43-year-old suspect claimed the deceased has been threatening him for quite some time, for
snatching his girlfriend from him, with the last leading to the incident

Justice for 5-year-old girl brutally attacked by one of Landlord's 15 dogs in Lagos (graphic photo)

A 5-year-old girl is in unbearable pain and hardship, after she was attacked by one of her carefree landlord's 15 dogs.
The incident reportedly happened in Eruwen Ikorodu, Lagos, by 5:10 pm today.

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Before now, tenants of the compound have made several complaints to the Landlord about his

This palazzo pants Kendall Jenner is rocking will leave you speechless

21-year-old super model, Kendall Jenner, showed up for an impromptu photo-shoot with some well-dressed pals in London's Soho square.

The model was spotted wearing a pair of white wide-leg trousers and a Nineties-inspired

Kemi Adetiba transfers 250k to the wrong person

Movie/music director, Kemi Adetiba, is a bit depressed, after sending 250k to someone she was supposed to pay 25k. The owner of the account, is now playing "hide and seek" games with her, refusing to send back the balance.

Here's what she wrote;
"Don't understand why people find it so difficult to give you your own money back. You wanted to

Throwback photo of #BBNaija Bisola as a bus conductor

Here’s a throwback photo of Big brother Naija housemate, Bisola as a bus conductor. It is from a movie scene.

Adorable photo of a drunk in love couple at their wedding

Only love can make a grown man wear his wife's wedding gown, complete with wedding accessories while she wears his suit for their big day. lol

"Go back to your wife" Bobrisky tells Tonto Dikeh's husband

Nigerian crossdresser, Bobrisky has waded in with his own advice, in the marital crisis between Nollywood actress and her husband, Mr. Churchill.

Bobrisky, who was once alleged to be Mr. Churchill's bae, on a fake page, with the impersonator
claiming to be Uche Maduagwu, which some people believed, said he's

"I was born an Igboman, Raised up by the North and Empowered by the West" - Gov. Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that having been born an Igboman, raised up in the North and empowered by the West, he has no other option than to allow such lofty development guide his actions and utterances, adding that he cannot hate his origin, or hate where he grew up and neither would he bite the fingers that fed him.

Governor Okorocha had spoken when a powerful delegation from the Olowo of Owo Kingdom in Ondo State, HRM Oba (Dr.) Folagbade David Victor Olateru Olagbeji III visited him in Owerri on Monday, February 20, 2017, to express their appreciation over what they described as the governor’s commendable role in the victory of their son, Barr. Rotimi Akeredolu in the November 26, 2016 governorship election in Ondo State, stressing that he would continue to sing the song of Unity and not that of division among Nigerians.

In His words (More photos from the Visit after the cut)

AKA gets back his girlfriend's love with a $3,500 Gucci bag

South Africa rapper, AKA, has found his way back to his girlfriend's heart after breaking up with girlfriend, Bonang Matheba on Twitter, and also begging her on same social media platform.

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The superstar rapper stormed Bonang's office few hours ago, to do the make-up gift delivery himself.

#BBNaija: "Leave my daughter out of her mum's personal life" - Bisola's baby daddy

Big brother Naija housemate, Bisola's baby daddy, Olanrewaju Malcolm shared a photo with his 7 year old daughter, saying she should be left out of her mother's personal life.

See more photos of Bisola and his baby daddy when they first had their daughter Leyla after the cut...

Ogoni Quarter razed down by fire (photos)

Ogoni quarters, a place down the slope in Rivers State,  dominated by ogoni and calabar people living in thatched houses, was razed down by fire today.

The fire which first started in one of the resident's house, affected other buildings in the area as

ntel excites Port Harcourt with 4G/LTE launch

  • ntel network now live in Port Harcourt
  • Commenced commercial operations on December 1, 2016
  • Free ntel to ntel calls for Pioneers
  • Port Harcourt subscribers to enjoy unlimited data
  • Port Harcourt launch is promise kept to launch 3 cities in 2016

ntel, Nigeria’s most advanced 4G/LTE mobile network operator has formally announced the commencement of commercial operations in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

In a letter to Port Harcourt subscribers, Kamar Abass, CEO of ntel, wrote:

FCMB Group Announces Leadership Changes.

FCMB Group Plc has announced the re-organisation of its leadership at the Group level, as well as its flagship company First City Monument Bank Limited (FCMB Limited).

Effective March 20th, 2017, Ladi Balogun, having served as Group Managing Director of the commercial banking arm, FCMB Limited for 10 years, will be stepping down in this capacity.

He will assume the role of Group Chief Executive of the holding company, FCMB Group Plc.. The

Cult group clash in Cross River State leaves 2 dead

A renewed cult group clash in Cross River State, has left two people dead. The incident reportedly happened at 8 Miles area of the state.

Here's what a Facebook user, Ifere Paul, wrote

So Blue Ivy wore somebody's house rent to the 2017 NBA All Star Game (Photos)

The Gucci dress Beyonce's daughter, Blue Ivy wore to the 2017 NBA All Star Game costs $1,790, that is N923,640 in Naira!

That's someone or people's rent! Lol... See more photos with her parents at the games after the cut...

#BBNaija; Check out Bisola and daughter rocking matching outfits

Big brother Naija housemate, Bisola is a mother to a 8 year old, Leyla.

See another beautiful photo with her mum, sister and brother after the cut...

Trending number codes that got people brainstorming on Twitter

I just came across this trending numbers on Twitter and it's supposed to mean something, a sentence.

Can you decode it?

Sheep born with six legs in Niger State (PHotos)

According to Facebook user, Baba Umar, a sheep with six legs was born today at Kpege, Niger State.

See photo of people gathered to see the sheep after the cut...

"I Curse anyone busy Sponsoring Big Brother Naija, if.... - Port harcourt based pastor, Mike Winning

A Port Harcourt based pastor and president of DominionGlory Assembly, Mike Winning has placed a curse on sponsors of Big Brother Naija.

Pastor Mike Winning says, if the sponsors attempt to

Meet lady who Claims she was sacked for being too good looking (photos)

A 24-year-old female television worker, Emma Hulse, has claimed she was sacked from her job because she was ‘too good looking’.

MirrorUK reports that Miss Hulse who was hired as a freelance runner, claims production firm UNIT TV, located in Soho, told her to go home during a shift because ‘she should be on a catwalk’. She was however sent a message by her agent barely five minutes after starting work telling her she was ‘no longer required’.

In her words she said

#BBNaija; Epic throwback photos of Thin Tall Tony

Continue to see more photos after the cut...

#BBNaija: "My precious daughter in-law, another na serious counterfeit" - TTT's mum praises his wife

Big Brother Naija housemate, Thin Tall Tony's mum, Mimi Maria Offiong-Brown, took to her Instagram page to praise his wife.

Guess the whole TTT and Bisola drama is seriously getting to the wife and she is trying to calm her down. She shared the above photo of TTT and wrote:

What is wrong with this photo?

Nice hair!!!

Man beats up his dead neigbour's corpse after discovering his secret affair with wife (Photo)

An angry man left a group of mourners in shock after he pounced on his neighbor's corpse, giving it serious beatings, after finding out he had slept with his wife.

According to reports, a Zimbabwean man identified as Tineyi Moyo, beat up the corpse of Learnmore Dube, who he claims had an affair with his wife before his death.

An angry Moyo was said to have stormed Dube's home while his funeral was in progress, then

This might be the weirdest Igbo wedding story you will ever read

Twitter use, @Tha-Mentalist shared his weird Igbo wedding experience on Twitter.

Continue after the cut...

BBNaija: Ex-Housemate Gifty appreciates her fans in first post after eviction

Controversial Ex- Big Brother Naija House mate, Gifty have made her first Instagram post after leaving the Big brother house yesterday.

She shared the above photo and wrote;

Filmmaker thinks Northerners were excluded from The Wedding Party movie

Northern Filmmaker, Bello Shagari thinks northerners were excluded from The Wedding Party movie.

He took to his Twitter handle to say the movie was wonderful but unfortunately, Northerners were excluded. See some reactions to the tweet after the cut....

Twitter users helped this Bros get his dream prom date

A twitter user will be going to prom with his dream girl, after fellow twitter users made his wish come true. He asked his dream girl how many retweets it will take for him to go on a prom date with her, and her reply was 3,000 retweets.

The enthusiastic guy, then took to his twitter handle to share screenshots of the chat he had with

Buhari deserves rest and should be allowed – Gov. Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said politicians should allow President Muhammadu Buhari to enjoy his rest and stop disturbing him with needless visits.

The governor spoke on a live programme tagged, ‘Meet Your Governor’ aired on the state-owned Ekiti Television and Radio Stations on Saturday.

Fayose, while praying for sound health for the president, said his desire for a better Nigeria accounted for why he had been criticising the Federal Government when things were not done the right way.

Comedian Gandoki advises Tonto Dikeh to make her marriage work

Comedian Gandoki has urged Tonto Dikeh to make her marriage with husband, Olakunle Churchill, work.

He also reminded her that her marriage made lots of ladies who lost hope in marriage rethink. Read after the cut...

Nigerian guy recounts how he found out girlfriend was cheating with man 12 years old than him

'Men are scum', 'men are scum'. The very few ones that are good, why do women treat them this way?

Nigerian Twitter user, Dare Olaitan shared his cheating story, how he found out his girlfriend, who was 19 at the time, was dating a 32 year old man the whole 6 months they were together.

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