Friday, 31 March 2017

50 Cent rubbishes TMZ report over his exclusion from Chris Brown's tour

Early Friday, TMZ broke an exclusive story that 50 Cent never signed to Chris Brown's Tour because Chris 'couldn't afford' him. Now 50 Cent has taken to his IG page to debunk the report saying that TMZ didn't handle the run correctly. He wrote:

Photos: Fake corporal arrested in Kaduna for extortion, currency counterfeiting

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Kaduna Zonal office, has arrested one Hussaini Mohammed of Tanko Road Barakallahu Kaduna State following a petition received from the Kaduna State Vigilance Service for alleged case of extortion, currency counterfeiting and impersonation of the Nigerian Police Force.
The accused, Mohammed, is alleged to have on several occasions disguised as a Corporal in the Nigeria Police Force and collected monies in order to secure the release of suspects from the Police net. He was

Joseph Yobo and Adaeze Igwe-Yobo celebrate their son as he turns two years old

Former Nigerian professional footballer, Joseph Yobo, and his former beauty queen wife, Adaeze Yobo, celebrated their second son as he turned 2 years old. They held a private celebration for the cute little tot, Jayden, who was born in the morning of the 31st of March 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. More photos after the cut...

Photos: Man swallowed by python in Indonesia identified as 25-year-old father of two

The man swallowed whole by a 23-foot python in Indonesia earlier this week has been identified as Akbar Bin Ramil Salubriong. Akbar, 25, was trying to harvest palm oil so he could provide for his wife and two children when the python swallowed him, the Tribune Timur reports.
Akbar’s death went viral on Wednesday, after footage of villagers slicing open the cold-blooded killer emerged online.

Villagers in Central Mamuju Regency told the outlet that the young man was planning on using the money

Surety Turns Accused For Allegedly Aiding Escape Of Suspects

A 42-year-old man, Taiwo Idowu, who allegedly aided the escape of two men he stood surety for, was on Friday in Lagos granted a N1 million bail.

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, which gave the ruling, asked Idowu to provide two sureties as part of the bail condition.

The accused, whose address was not given, is facing a two-count charge bordering on perversion of course

Priceless photo of Ciara, her husband and her son at her baby shower

Ciara had her baby shower over the weekend and shared this cute photo on her IG page Friday. Beautiful family!

Call us if your bank doesn't supply you with FOREX within 24 hours- CBN tells Nigerian

In a statement released on its website today, the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN, has asked Nigerians seeking to buy forex for BTA, PTA, medical and school fees but are being frustrated by any bank, to call this number 07002255226 to report such bank. 
According to the statement, some Bank customers have complained that since the apex bank issued a directive that banks should sell forex at N360/$1 to its customers (Read here), some of the banks have refused their request for FOREX, saying they do not have enough foreign exchange. CBN says this is a lie as

Snake Who Wanted To Eat Up Porcupine, Gets Attacked Instead (Photos)

 Wince-inducing footage appears to show a snake writhing in pain after being pierced with a porcupine's spike after attempting to eat it. A video captures the boa constrictor squirming as dozens of white quills protrude from its skin in Brazil.

The impaled reptile had apparently attempted to eat the porcupine but came off worse when the animal defended itself with its quills.

The snake slithers and thrashes for almost two minutes, while a man records its pain.

Things got even worse for the reptile when the filmmaker's dog bounded over and started barking at it.

Top UK Surgeon Rapes Mother Of Patient He Treated, Tells Her You Owe Me For Making Your Child Well

One of Britain's top heart surgeons raped a woman in his office after telling her 'you owe me' for helping her sick child, a court heard.

The alleged victim told how 53-year-old Mohamed Amrani was still in his scrubs as he forced his tongue in her mouth and kissed her neck and ears.

She told jurors how the consultant surgeon then stripped her naked and said 'I'm going to f*** you,' then

Photo: Suspected kidnapper apprehended with Human head in Bauchi

Security agents in Bauchi state have arrested suspected kidnapper, Abdullah Dalhatu pictured above, for kidnapping and cutting the body parts of his victims for ritual. According to reports, the man led a team of security men to a forest where he buried the head of one of his victims, a 60 year old man.

Couple Furious After Hospital Cleaner Takes Baby’s Placenta And Eats It

A couple in China were devastated to find that a hospital had failed to keep the new mother's placenta and that it had been stolen by a cleaner.

The parents had asked the cleaner to return it to them but were shocked to find that the cleaner had already cooked and eaten it. The husband, Lu Yanggang said they wanted to bury the placenta in their home town in line with their village's culture. The pair reside in Anhui City.

Lu's wife went into labour and gave birth to a baby boy at Wuxing Subdistrict Community Health Service

Manchester United star Jesse Lingard step out for a spot of shopping in his Bentley

Manchester United's Jesse Lingard, 24 was spotted as he stepped out with friends for a shopping trip in his £200K Bentley Continental. The winger also has an £80,000 Mercedes C63S. More photos after the cut.

'Don't call yourself half black, and half white' - Jidenna speaks on racial discrimination

Nigerian-American singer, Jidenna has spoken on the racial discrimination between black and white people. 
The 'Classic Man' singer who is currently in South Africa promoting the release of his debut album, 'The Chief,' granted an interview to Times Live, where candidly gave his thought on racial divide between people.

 'If people come at me as somebody in between races, they are killing themselves. I am a human. It's like my dad said, 'don't call yourself half black, and half white,'  if anything you're

Photos: Westminster terror survivor who lost her husband pictured in hospital for the first time

Survivor of Westminster Bridge terror attack, Melissa Cochran is pictured all smiles in a London hospital today.

The 46-year-old suffered terrible injuries when British-born terrorist Khalid Masood drove a car through crowds on Westminster Bridge last week. Three people were killed including her husband, Kurt, 54.

Her family has thanked well-wishers for the outpouring of love and generosity she has received. Images of Mrs Cochran, were posted on a GoFundMe page today set up to raise money for her and her children. In one, she stands on crutches, with her leg sheathed in a brace and a gash visible on her forehead.

Buhari Sacks Muhammed Sani-Sidi, NEMA DG, Approves Other Executive Management

PRESIDENT Muhammadu BUhari has sacked the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Muhammed Sani-Sidi.

A replacement was immediately announced for him.

This information and appointment of executive management for some other Federal Government agencies and parastatals were contained in a statement issued by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, on Friday.

Adesina said Sani-Sidi is to be replaced by Engineer Mustapha Yunusa Maihaja.

According to available information, Sani-Sidi’s tenure should have ended in 2018.

Betty Irabor tweets about her hilarious encounter with a cook


Woman loses all three of her sons and their wives in helicopter crash as they traveled to surprise their niece

An elderly mother of a millionaire family is mourning the death of her sons and their wives who died while they were all flying to Ireland to surprise their niece at her confirmation party.

Mrs Noeleen Burke, who is in her 80s, lost her husband three years ago and with the loss of her sons and daughters-in-law recently, she has only one remaining daughter.
Kevin, 56, Donald, 55, and Barry 51 together with their wives were killed when their helicopter crashed in Snowdonia on Wednesday. The ill-fated Twin Squirrel red helicopter left the Burke's Milton Keynes mansion heading to Dublin. The helicopter lost contact as it passed over North Wales, which was battered by gale

"Resign Now", Abdulmumin Jibrin To Buhari

A member of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Abdulmumini Jibrin, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office on health grounds.

Mr. Jibrin, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, said the president’s ill health has affected governance in the country badly.

“PMB should opt for or encourage to accept a negotiated exit. The country can not afford a sort of part time president at this time,” Mr. Jibrin tweetedFridayevening.“The president I see on camera needs full home care not office, moderately quiet life, enough

Pastor David Ibiyeomie Vs Kemi Olunloyo: Forgiveness Is Unnegotiable. Fasterwell

Every true christians should know that forgiveness is a vital and unnegotiable virtue we must possess and express at all time no matter the circumstance we may find ourselves in.

Mark 11:25-26 says

25 And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.

26 But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.

German Shepherds Kill Snake Hiding Under Car

During the afternoons, it is normal for the dogs to be locked up in their cages particularly because of the newer tenants in the house that are not so familiar with the older dogs.
On this particular day, they were released for a brief run around while their cages were being cleaned out.
However, they kept running around the car parked in the picture, barking and snarling. One would move quickly and stop, barking sharply, trying to reach under, but withdraw quickly, running once again. Not sure of the snake breed buy it had these yellow markings under its silvery-black underside. See more photos below

Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin On Apostle Suleman's Sex Scandal: "What God Told Me"

For few weeks now, there have been accusations and counter accusations against Apostle Johnson Suleiman, which centered on infidelity and squandering of his church funds on Nigerian actresses and some other lady known as, Stephenie Otobo.

However, in an exclusive interview with Goldenpearlmedia, the Founder and General Overseer of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, Warri, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin has said that Suleiman is innocent.

He added that before the scandal hit his colleague, God already told him about it via multiple

BREAKING: Assemblies Of God: Police Chase Pastor Out Of Church Secretariat In Enugu (Pics)

The General Superintendent Rev Dr Chidi Okoroafor led other officers to Evangel House in Enugu on Wednesday evening to take over the church’s national secretariat from the former General Superintendent, Rev. Paul Emeka. According to reports, Emeka refused to vacate his office in the secretariat, and continued to parade himself as General Superintendent, after his removal by the church’s General Council on March 6, 2014.

Initial attempts by the new General Superintendent of the church, Rev. Paul Okoroafor, and other leaders of the church, to recover the national secretariat were thwarted by Emeka, who again went to court to insist that he was the church’s leader.

Violence was, however, averted as the police cordoned off the streets around the secretariat, after arresting some of Emeka’s loyalists. The arrested persons, were led away in handcuffs, included a woman. See more photos below after the cut...

Kemi Olunloyo, Samuel Walson Brought To Court In Prison Uniforms For Bail Hearing (Photos)

Kemi Olonloyo, and Samuel Walson, a publisher of a local tabloid in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, were today brought to court in prison uniforms.

Chief Magistrate, Alatuwo Elkanah Fubara, granted them bail in the sum of N200,000 with credible sureties who reside in Port Harcourt.

Zimbabwean journalist gets to swim all by himself after some white folks refused to share the pool with him in Uganda

According to journalist, Leonard Makombe the incident happened in Uganda

Shocking new photos of Brad Pitt looking incredibly thin

Brad Pitt is obviously not taking his divorce well. The actor, who won People magazine's sexiest man alive for two years, looked absolutely nothing like his usual self as he stepped out in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

The father-of-six, 53, has been holed up in a Los Angeles art studio for weeks and emerged looking unusually thin. See more photos after the cut...

There was nothing romantic or erotic between Debbie-Rise & I. It wasn't in my place to tell Bisola about TTT's marital status - Former BBNaija contestant, Bassey

Bassey was evicted from the Big Brother Naija house on March 25th, 2017. He came over to the Linda Ikeji TV Studios for an exclusive interview about his relationship with Debbie Rise and Uriel, why he didn't inform Bisola that Thin Tall Tony was married and more.

When asked about his opinion on Bisola, especially since he knew Thin Tall Tony was married, Bassey said:

Forex Manipulation: EFCC Invites More Senior CBN Officials

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has invited more senior officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria as part of investigations into an alleged foreign exchange scam and other sharp practices within the apex bank. Reliable sources within the anti - graft agency said the investigators probing the scam believed strongly that the activities of some officials of the bank impacted negatively on the fortunes of the naira and contributed to its drastic slump in recent months.

The PUNCH had exclusively reported on Thursday that the EFCC detained and grilled two directors on

Will Nigerians Ever Have The Benefit Of Enjoying 24 Hours Light?

Seriously? This is not just for laughs, it’s something we should pray God help us fix since our leaders couldn’t since 1960. Even the white men ruling before Independence would have fixed it. Shey if we had known, we would have asked them to carry on, and we would have just had London in Nigeria today. The only difference would have been the weather, and it’s better here because it’s warm.  Fix it Jesus.

MFM pastor flees his apartment after allegedly duping widow N850,000

The police have arrested a minister with the Mountain of Fire Ministry, Oshodi District, Lagos Pastor  Franklin Chinedu for allegedly defrauding a widow, Charity Onje Isaac who was paid her late husband’s gratuity.

According to P.M.EXPRESS, the victim, Charity was deceived through a false prophecy and lost the N850,000 she was paid by her late husband’s employer, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN.

Magu Seeks N5bn Compensation From Sun Newspaper

Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has written a letter to the publisher of the Sun Newspaper in Abuja seeking a N5 billion naira compensation.

Wilson Uwujaren, Head Media and Publicity, EFCC said this on Thursday in a statement in Abuja.
He said Magu was seeking the compensation for “libelous imputations and statements” made against him in a story published on the March 25, 2017 edition of the Saturday Sun.

“The publication was captioned “Magu Under Fresh Probe over 2 Abuja Mansions”.

The hidden danger in this cute photo will make your blood curl

A happy toddler posing for a picture under sunny skies, that's what you see at first until you look closely. Bianca Dickinson from Australia said she noticed something move while taking pictures of her 2yr old daughter, Molly. Initially, she assumed it was a piece of bark from a tree in the wind but upon closer inspection, was horrified to realise the movement was an enormous Eastern brown snake, just centimetres from her toddler, Molly.

Check out the bling life of the rich kids of Tunisia

Tunisia is officially a conservative, Islamic country but as these pictures show, youngsters over there are clearly living the champagne life. Exotic holiday destinations, fast cars, wads of cash, you name it. Try not to go green with envy. More photos after the cut...

Man Who Recently Married A Lady Who Snatched Him From Her Friend, Speaks

Remember the story of a lady, who went on social media, to cry out that her bestie, has snatched her man, she wanted to marry. Well, her bestie finally married her man and the man in question, has come out to defend his actions. According to him, he said he wanted the best and nothing more. Read the full story below and also the previous gist

Actor, Ricardo Medina sentenced to 6 years in prison for manslaughter

Former 'Power Ranger' star actor, Ricardo Medina Jr. was sentenced to six years in state prison for the stabbing death of Josh Sutter, Late Sutter was identified as Medina’s roommate by the LA County DA’s Office, though Medina’s attorney reportedly said the two were just friends, not roommates.
Medina Jr. pleaded guilty earlier this month to one felony count of voluntary manslaughter and admitted to stabbing Sutter with a sword. Six years was the maximum sentence.

You’re Lying About Roads Construction, Ortom Blasts Wike

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has dismissed claims by his Rivers State counterpart, Mr. Nyesom , to the effect that he was constructing the Aliade-Onu-Obarike-Ito-Otukpo and Makurdi-Naka-Adoka roads, describing it as a tissue of lies.

Reacting to publications in some dailies, Ortom asked if the N4 billion Wike claimed he had spent on the road was captured in the 2017 budget of Rivers State.

A statement by his Special Adviser, Media, and ICT, Mr. Tahav Agerzua, said there was no evidence that Wike did what he claimed to have done.

S. Korean Ex-President Jailed Over Corruption Allegations

South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye has been arrested and jailed over high-profile corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule and prompted an election to find her successor.

A convoy of vehicles, including a black sedan carrying Park, entered a detention facility near Seoul after the Seoul Central District Court granted prosecutors' request to arrest her.

Many Park supporters waved national flags and shouted "president" as Park's car entered the facility.
Prosecutors can detain her for up to 20 days before formally charging her, meaning she will likely be in jail

Another Also Gets 1 Year In Prison For Corruption

Former Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum has been sentenced to one year in prison on corruption-related charges to be followed by two years on probation.

The 54-year-old Applebaum was found guilty of pocketing about $37,000 Canadian (US$27,000) in kickbacks from developers and engineering firms through his former aide. The charges stemmed from two separate deals between 2007 and 2010, when Applebaum was mayor of the Montreal's largest borough.

Video Of The "Cat That Turned To A Woman In Lagos" (VIDEO)

Here's the trending video of the cat that allegedly turned to a woman today in Lagos.

According to a facebook user who shared the video, the old woman confessed that she came all the way from Ondo state to 'attack' selected churches in Lagos before meeting her waterloo. She also told those who questioned her that they can't kill her

She was later taken to the police station after being tortured by some youths in the area.

Long suffering women spill the beans on their partners' most annoying habits

These ladies have just about had it with their men and they took to secret sharing app, Whisper to reveal the most annoying things these guys get up to. The revelations range from not giving enough attention to them to borderline cheating. More after the cut...

Donald Trump insinuates he dreads his upcoming meeting with China

US President, Donald Trump doesn't seem to be excited about his up coming meeting with Chinese President, Xi Jinping at Maralago next week.

 He tweeted:
'The meeting next week with China will be a very difficult one in that we can no longer have massive trade deficits and job losses. American companies must be prepared to look at other alternatives'.

Photo: Men Who Impersonate Top Government Officials & Have Made N20m Paraded

Some suspected fraudsters, who specialised in cloning phone numbers of ministers, politicians and aides to President Muhammadu Buhari, have been apprehended by the police.

The suspects were identified as Chief Ovie Ogogo, 47; Abdulazeez Eragbe, 40; Babatunde Oshamoto, 49; and 25-year-old Samuel Idah.

Fourteen phones with SIM cards allegedly registered with names of top government officials were reportedly recovered from the suspects.

SEE The Man Who Raped A 7 Months Old Baby

The picture isn’t clear, it’s just for you to see what he looks like. He is 55, and the seven months old baby is his step daughter. It happened in Kastina and he is currently being held by the police while the baby is responding to treatment at Turai Yar’Adua Maternity and Children Hospital.

Kenyan Man Chops Off His Joystick & Throws It To Dog, Says It's Of No Use (Pics)

Residents of Naivasha are reeling from shock after a man chopped off his private parts and threw them to a dog saying they were of no value to him.

According to the Star Kenya, on Wednesday, March 29th, the man from Karai started with a razor blade but finished cutting off his joystick with a knife.
Screams from his on one-room house attracted members of the public who called police for help

After about 30 minutes of writhing in pain and heavy bleeding, the man was taken to Naivasha subcounty

EFCC Arrests Herbalist For Fraud Running Into MILLIONS

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office, Oyo State, on Thursday said a herbalist had been arrested by its operatives for falsely obtaining N45m from a victim under the pretext of offering herbal and spiritual healing.

A statement from the EFCC Head of Public Affairs in the zone, Ayo Oyewole, said the suspect, Aminat Okiribiti, 34, committed the crime with two other accomplices at large, one of who is said to be her husband

MTN Pays 30 Billion Naira In Part Settlement Of Fg’s Fine

MTN has made a payment of 30 billion Naira ($98 million) to the Nigerian government in part settlement of a 330 billion naira fine imposed on the telecoms group for not disconnecting unregistered SIM cards.
According to Reuters reports, an MTN source revealed on Thursdayf that the Arica’s largest telecoms company has already paid 80 billion naira of the total amount owed.

FUTO Graduate Dies Days After Making Scary Facebook Post (Photos)

A FUTO graduate named Uche Nwaokolo has been reported dead after making a scary Facebook post days before her demise asking God to fight for her as she holds her peace.

She just completed her Youth Service after graduating from Information and Management Technology (IMT) in Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State. Everyone is still surprised of her sudden demise which has come as a shock to many. As of the time of filling this report, no concrete reason has been given as to why she lost her life.

Her friends are still perplexed asking one another the reason as to why she had lost her life.

Her sister, Nwaokolo Franca Ngozi made a comment on a post she made after her sister’s death stating that anyone that is involved in her death will never know peace. According to her, her family is still investigating the cause of her death.

Efforts by our correspondents to reach her on details of what may have led to her death proved abortive as she did not reply Facebook messages that were sent to her.

Rest in peace. Amen.

See photos of FUTO graduate who died days after making a scary post on Facebook here.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Photos: One dies, Nigerian construction worker missing after platform collapsed on Hong Kong Zhuhai-Macao Bridge

A Nigerian construction worker is still missing and a Nepali man died after a temporary work platform collapsed on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge on Wednesday afternoon, March 29th.

The 41-year-old Nigerian simply identified as Onwuka and two Nepali men, Phapa Paul Denedick, 20 and Gurung Anel, 22, were dismantling a temporary work platform underneath a completed three-meter-high viaduct.

Work began on the bridge in 2009 and is situated at the waters of Lingdingyang in the Pearl River Estuary. It