Friday, October 30, 2015

Saraki To Face Trial As Appeal Court Gives CCT Go Ahead


Justice Moore Adumen of the Court of Appeal this morning upheld the trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Adumen, reading the unanimous verdict of the three man panel, said the tribunal, which docked the Senate President on September 22nd and October 21st was properly constituted.
He said the tribunal led by Danladi Umar could sit with the chairman and one other member. He relied on section 28 of the Interpretation Act in making the decision.
It will be recalled that the Senate President had filed in a case asking the appellate court to stop his trial at the CCT, where he has been charged on 13-counts with false asset declaration.

Oliseh Calls Martins Back To National Team


Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has called Obafemi Martins, back to the National team. Martins name was included in the 23-man list released yesterday for the Super Eagles’ 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixture against Swaziland.

The two legged fixture will take place next month, with the first leg in Lobamba on Friday, November 13, and the return at the Adokiye Amiesiamaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, November 17 and Martins will play in both games.

29 year old budding entrepreneur dies in fatal bike accident in Lekki

29 year old Jamiu Jamiu, an entrepreneur and owner of H2 Chicken, a frozen food outlet, was killed in a bike accident yesterday morning October 29th, His powerbike was hit by a truck along the Igbo Efon RoundAbout near Osapa London, Lekki, killing him instantly.

According a friend of the deceased who spoke with The Nation, Jamiu, a married man with two children, was on his way home after delivering some frozen chicken to a client when he was knocked down by the truck driver.

He was removed from under the truck and died before he could be taken to the hospital.

He was buried last night at the Agege cemetery according to Islamic rites.

The deceased won the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation (ZSF) Business Plan Competition in August. Expressing shock at his demise, ZSF Executive Director, Imam Abdullah Shuaib described him as a bundle of talent and a mentor to his peers.
“From his business proposal, you can say he knew what he wanted to achieve in life. He was a focused person and he had a passion for providing Halal (lawful) chicken for Muslims. Even other contestants acknowledged him as a man of talents. He came into the competition full of entrepreneurial skills,” he said.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Police arraign three teenagers for gang-raping 13-year-old girl

Three teenagers, Elijah Adebowale, Suleiman Balogun and Shefiu Adam, were on Thursday charged before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over the alleged gang-rape of a 13-year-old girl.
Adebowale (15), Balogun (16) and Adam (14), who all reside at the Iju area of Lagos, are being tried on two counts of conspiracy and unlawful carnal knowledge of a minor.
The Prosecutor, Insp. Rita Momah, told the court that the teenagers and three others, now at large, committed the offences on October 5, in an uncompleted building at Olopade St., Iju-Ishaga, Lagos.
Momah said the accused all conspired to lure the 13-year-old to the building, where the six of them took turns with her.
She explained that the accused persons spotted the 13-year-old coming out of a church and sent her to get drinks for them.
According to Momah, the accused offered the 13-year-old a bottle of assorted drink that was already spiked and each of them all had carnal knowledge of her.
The prosecution submitted that the offences contravened Sections 409 and 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charge levelled against them.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Section 137 prescribes life imprisonment for anyone found guilty of child rape.
The judge, Mr F.A Adeeyo, granted the accused bail in the sum of N300, 000 each, with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to December 7, for continuation of hearing.

Comedians Create Awesome Experiences In Lagos Traffic Courtesy Malta Guinness!!

It was  fun all the way as   commuters on the Malta Guinness Goodness Ride were pleasantly surprised and entertained while on the goodness ride  because some comedians showed up to add Magic to an already awesome Morning for these very happy commuters.
Malta Guinness is giving out free BRT tickets on the Goodness ride!!
Now, this is not so much about reducing the traffic but more around the attitude we have when taking on the traffic or any other daily challenge for that matter.
That's where Malta Guinness comes in.  Malta Guinness has been fuelling Nigerians for 25 years as they take on life’s everyday challenges and the Lagos Traffic is one big challenge which Malta Guinness has decided to stand up to today. Malta Guinness today is putting  smiles on thousands of commuters’ faces, laying on scores of additional BRT buses called Goodness Rides on the road,  to help commuters to work and with a smile on their faces.

In an attempt to help relieve yourYou vs. the Traffic moments, Malta Guinness provided additional buses on your regular routes all around the country to ease ensure you get to your destinations happy energised and in a positive frame of mind .
Malta Guinness’s new TV commercial Ad: ‘You Vs...’, launched on the 23rd October, features a modern day, Burna Boy version of the 80s classic hit, Pump Up The Jam, and it is purposely designed to excite all Nigerians who take on their day with a smile as they tackle lifes’ everyday challenges, inspiring everyone to take adopt the can-do spirit.
I think Malta Guinness is making a point here about being positive minded everyday and taking on those daily challenges with the right attitude.

Have a look at some Interesting Pictures shared by commuters...... See pictures 







Container Falls At Oshodi, Motorists Diverted


Vehicles are currently being diverted at Oshodi to service lanes as a truck just fell on the road. Just imagine how busy Oshodi is, but thankfully the truck didn’t fall on anyone or car.

Read footballer Samuel Eto'o's 'strong' statement on Boko Haram


Former Cameroon captain Samuel Eto'o is using his fame for a good cause as he has now given a strong statement against the deadly terrorists called Boko Haram ravaging the Northern part of Nigeria. The former Barcelona and Chelsea star has set up the Yellow Whistleblower FC foundation to raise funds and awareness to help people fleeing Nigeria and Cameroon amid the increasing amount of attacks from Boko Haram militants.

Eto’o, says it's time the world stepped up its response to this menace called Boko Haram. The 34-year-old urged leaders and the media to react as they did to the terror attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris in January.
“It is important for us to talk about it — if we don’t do it, who will? We all tried to offer our support (after Charlie Hebdo). We saw African head of states coming to Paris to offer their support to France." He said in an interview with CNN.

“Why, when it comes to Africa — when it comes to our continent — don’t we do anything? Maybe because the media are not doing what they should do.

“When it comes to Charlie Hebdo, we talk about it. The media were right: It was important to talk about that. However when it comes to Boko Haram, we need to wait for the most horrific things to happen for the media to say a word." said the four-time African player of the year.

“After that, everybody stops talking about it. It is like nothing ever happened.

“I think journalists should have denounced this situation. We saw what happened in France. We were very sad about this. We were asking ourselves, ‘How can this happen? How can they succeed? How can these people take away lives of happy people who had families and friends?'”

“I was affected, like many of my African brothers, by Boko Haram. We haven’t been affected by such horrors in a very long time,” he said. “We are seeing these atrocities and we seem powerless.

“We need to cope with this situation. We need to denounce it and find solutions at our level while our armed forces do their own job on the ground.”

Eto’o said one of the most effective ways to defeat Boko Haram and its ideology would be through education, which he called “the most formidable weapon.”

“We need to create schools and give the possibility to these children to learn and understand,” explained Eto’o, whose illustrious career has taken him to Italy, Spain, Russia, England and Turkey, winning three European Champions League titles. He was reportedly one of the the world’s highest-paid players at Anzhi Makhachkala.

“Some of these children affected by the situation are young and are easily manipulable, and they are manipulated. These children are used and join this terrorist organization.”

Eto’o, who now plays for Turkish club Antalyaspor, said: “We wanted to show the right way to our young brothers, but the ignorance that we have in Africa leads to our own brothers shooting at us.

“When you are African, and you are sometimes better (at something) than Europeans or Americans, you’re not considered African.

“It’s frustrating but you can’t be mad. I refuse to be ignorant. The only message that I want to give is that I want people to have easy access to education.”

Father Sleeps With His Two Daughters And Impregnates One

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A 42-yeard-old man, Akate Thomas was on Tuesday arraigned before a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping and impregnating his 12-year-old biological daughter.
According to the Prosecuting officer, Cpl. Omaye Ujata, one Francis Omanga reported the case to the police.

Nigerian Woman Delivers Baby Boy after 21 Years of Barrenness

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Mercy welcomed her bundle of joy, a bouncing baby boy after 21 years of childlessness and took to her Facebook page to make the joyful announcement. What a miracle. There are more pics of her and her cute
baby below.

Husband Makes Wife Go Through Surgeries To Fulfil Her Dream Of Wearing A Bikini & Mark Her 40th Birthday

A woman has worn a bikini for the first time in 15 years after her devoted husband treated her to the £8,000 body she had always dreamed of as an early 40th birthday present. Emma Beardmore was gifted a tummy tuck and breast augmentation by her husband Paul, 42, as a joint present for the couple's wedding anniversary, her birthday and Christmas.
The operation, which saw her increase her cup size from an A to a D , meant she finally felt confident enough to wear a bikini for the first time in 15 years. Emma says she never believed she could wear a bikini again because she lost her body 14 years ago after given birth to their daughter and admitted she started eating a lot. Her dream of wearing a bikini has however come true after her husband spent £8000 on her for a cosmetic surgery.
It has been 11 weeks since Emma's tummy tuck and breast augmentation, which was done through cosmetic surgery experts Mya and she said she is doing very well. See a photo of her before the surgeries after the cut.


Fear of abuse from fans is preventing gay footballers from coming out- Jermaine Jenas

Is the world ready for gay footballer? I doubt it! The player who once donned the colours of London clubs Queens Park Rangers and Tottenham Hotspurs says players are scared of receiving abuse from fans and as a result will do anything to prevent revealing their gay status.

The Mirror last weekend revealed two Premier League stars are set to come out before the start of next season as gay, though neither player's name has been disclosed.



The news received widespread support from within the football community, with Thierry Henry in particular saying it would be great for the sport.

But former Tottenham and Newcastle midfielder Jenas, believes players have no qualms or issues with sharing a dressing room with a gay footballer for a long time now and it is only abuse from the fans that is holding gay players from coming out.


 "I have never come across a single player who has come out in English football, but that's not because of players' attitudes. The place a gay player would get the most support - and the least amount of problems - is from their team-mates." He said in his column for yahoo.


"When you're in a football team you're in it together, no matter what, and every player would accept a gay team-mate with no problem whatsoever.

"It's a fear of being abused at away grounds that most prevents footballers coming out. Football is a game where we still have fans meeting up for a pre-match scrap - we're talking borderline caveman stuff. You can imagine the homophobic songs that would rear their heads if a football player came out as gay."

It should be noted that no Eenglish premier league or even British footballer has ever come out to confirm his gay status.

In 2013 American Robbie Rogers became the second male footballer based in Britain to come out. At the time he was a free agent having been released from Leeds United. After coming out, Rogers briefly retired before reversing his decision and signing for the club Los Angeles Galaxy.

Senate screens INEC Commissioner nominee Amina Zakari


The senate has screened INEC Commissioner nominee, Amina Zakari who until now was the acting Chairman of INEC. She is expected to be the INEC Commissioner for the North East. Zaraki spoke on the need for the introduction of technology to improve efficiency and transparency in the electoral process.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

This Beautiful Lady Shocked Everyone At Nigerian Law School

Beauty with good brains! 26 yr old Fatima Bombom Sani, an indigene of Kogi state and a graduate of Law from the University of Abuja, made history at the Nigerian Law School Abuja last week after she emerged winner of 9 awards in the School.

According to Daily Trust, Fatima broke existing record in the Nigeria Law School by bagging 9 separate awards compared to existing record of seven awards ever received at the Call to Bar of Nigerian Law School. The awards include:

"Best Student of the Year (1st Prize)" donated by Sir Adetokunbo Ademola, Dr. Taslim Elias and Justice Atanda Fatayi-Williams; the "Council of Education Star Award"; Corporate Law Practice donated by Chief Adegboyega Awomolo SAN; Best Overall Female Student of the year award donated by National Association of Women Judges; Best Female Student in Criminal Litigation award donated by Mrs. Oluwatoyin Doherty; Best Student in Civil and Criminal Litigation award donated by Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama SAN.

She also got the prize for 1st Class Students donated by the Director General of the Nigerian Law School.

We say a big congrats to Fatima!

FAKE LOVE: Lagos Babe Dupes Her Rich Lover Of N5.3m

As a man, once you have some money, just know you are a target to ladies whose father is broke and even their mothers are desperate for their daughter to marry a rich man by force. They are everywhere!

This is one of such cases that happened live in Lagos to  Mr Ajayi:

Flogging Of Jailed Saudi Blogger Who Nearly Died From His First Round Of Lashes For Insulting Islam Will Resume Soon

The wife of detained Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, who was sentenced to 1,000 lashes and years in prison for insulting Islam, said Tuesday the flogging will soon resume. Citing an 'informed source', Ensaf Haidar, who lives in Canada, said: 'Saudi authorities have given the green light to the resumption of Raif Badawi's flogging.'
The flogging will take place 'soon' at the prison where Badawi is held, she said on a website dedicated to her husband's plight.

Angelina Jolie and 4 kids pictured as they arrive LAX from Cambodia


40-year old Angelina Jolie wheeled her own suitcase as she arrived Los Angeles from Cambodia. She was joined by her children Maddox, 14, Pax, 11, Zahara, 10, and nine-year-old Shiloh (pictured in front who could be mistaken for a boy).

Angelina, Brad and their youngsters were in Cambodia earlier this month, which is Maddox’s birth place, researching locations for Angelina’s upcoming Netflix movie, First They Killed My Father, which she co-wrote and will direct. Maddox will be heavily involved in the production of the film - a deliberate attempt by Angelina to ensure he connects with his birthplace. See more pics after the cut..

Ministerialscreening: Senate screens Okechukwu Eyinna Enelemah


The senate has screened ministerial nominee, Eyinna Enelemah from Abia state. He is a medical doctor by training. During his introduction, he vowed to work tirelessly with President Buhari for a new and better Nigeria. He said for Nigeria to grow economically, efforts must be made to generate resources outside the oil sector. Enelamah said efforts should be made for Nigerians to pay their tax. He said infrastructures and better legislation will help for it to work. He also called for a more inclusive growth.

On youth unemployment, he said efforts must be made to create on-the-job training for graduates. He also advocated for skill acquisition among youths.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

All The Stunning Looks From The 2015 InStyle Awards Red Carpet

instyle red carpet
The inaugural InStyle Awards took place last night at the Getty Center in Los Angeles.
And all the stars took the red carpet by storm as they showed up looking all glamorous and dressed to impress.
READ: Kim Kardashian Steals The Show In White Caped Dress At InStyle Awards
Kim Kardashian made a statement in a white caped Valentino dress but she was not the only one who left a lasting impression as Style Icon honoree Gwyneth Paltrow proved to be just that in a black sleeveless gown with silver embellished detailing.
Check out all the stunning red carpet looks below;

Kogi State University is in the news for unpleasant reason

Kogi State University is in the news for unpleasant reasons again as lesbian records involving students of the university recently emerged on the campus. Some of the students involved are those of Economics and English Education departments.

The two popular students in one of the videos revealed how deep the culture of Lesbianism had infiltrated the female hostels in the school.
Already, one of the students is considering leaving the school to avoid possible stigmatization as the videos had gone viral.

A female student in the Department of Zoology who craved anonymity, told Vanguard that Lesbianism was becoming a big issue in the university.

She said young, fresh undergraduates were lured into the immoral club as many of them do not know what was in it before joining the lesbian ring.

“Kogi State University is fast becoming the comfort zone for lesbians. Many Jambites are lured into the ring because they don’t even know what it is all about.

"What they do now is to relocate off-campus in order to enjoy the privacy needed for their illicit and immoral act. Once in it, it is so difficult to renounce because lesbians share a lot of gifts to keep victims in it.

"The authorities of this school may need to take drastic steps to restore the moral integrity and discipline for which we were known,” she said.

When Vanguard got in contact with one of the lesbians, she said she was lured into Lesbianism in her first week on campus by a very wealthy 300 student.

She said she was not aware that their s*x escapades were recorded. “My attention was drawn to the video in circulation by one of my friends. When I watched it, I knew that was the end of my stay in this school.

"Many of my course mates already have the video, so it will be difficult for me to continue. I have brought shame to myself and my family,” she lamented.

Sources say investigations into the issue of Lesbianism among the students had commenced.

“See inside my new luxury Banana Island, Ikoyi home” – Linda Ikeji Shares Photos Of Her Home

Linda Ikeji and her house
Linda Ikeji who was unusually silent over the acquisition of a new home in Lagos high brow, Banana Island neighbourhood has finally spoken up in detail about the house.
In an article on her blog, she shared pictures of the house along with detailed description of the features in the mansion.
She said,
The house is on 3 floors consisting of 6 en-suite bedrooms, a master suite with a separate walk-in      closet/dressing room and a massive bathroom suite, 2 living rooms, media room, cinema room, gym room, laundry room, a fully fitted kitchen, with a large pantry. Two room boys-quarters, a gatehouse, garden, swimming pool, waterfall wall, changing room, cabana, and amazing water-view. Absolutely my dream home. Dreams do come true, you know!

You Have to Read What this Good Mother Told Her Daughter on Her Wedding Day


 
The best woman a man can have in his life is a wife who is not promiscuous and knows God truly. The best person a lady needs when she's getting married is a mum who's a virtuous woman. Read below:

My beautiful daughter, you are now a wife and soon you’ll be become a mother too. God bear me witness that I taught you how to cook and do other house chores. I taught you to respect your man and to explain your anger to him when necessary but if you do otherwise, I know you, not as a daughter but as my fellow woman.

My daughter, you see this your husband? You have told me that he is a gentleman, but don’t take advantage of that. Don’t bring out the beast in him... My daughter, you see this mark on my forehead? Your father gave it to me. He tolerated me everytime but on that day, he came unexpectedly. It wasn’t his intention but i dared him and he hit hard.

My daughter, men hate it when you use the word “YOU CAN’T DO IT”. He sure can do more than but he’s just protecting you from harm. My daughter, whenever there is an argument or misunderstanding, try drinking water. You can’t talk when you have water in your mouth.

Now, you have two families.You are very lucky. Tolerate and appreciate them just as you did here. Learn to welcome other people’s kids and soon, children will surround your table with love.

You see that my big pot? I bought it when I still had no child but I always cooked with it to feed children who had nothing to eat. Learn to show hospitality. Welcome a visitor and at least, offer a glass of water. Don’t discriminate.

Don’t shatter your husband’s family. Instead, bring them together. Learn to appreciate little efforts and soon, they’ll learn to do more.

Today, you are wearing a wedding gown and you look so beautiful in it but there is still another gown you need to wear. That is the MATERNITY gown. I wore it and you shall wear your’s too.

When you have a misunderstanding, don’t come back here. Sort things out and build a happy home. I built mine and your father enjoyed me.

Men like food. They like both the KITCHEN food and the BEDROOM food. Don’t deny him any of the food all because you had an argument.

If the ones I taught you are not enough, learn more for the good of your marriage and peace in your home.

Saudi Prince Arrested At Lebanon Airport For Flying In With Drugs


A Saudi prince has been detained at Beirut airport in Lebanon after two tons of an amphetamine drug popular with Syrian rebels was found on a private jet.
Prince Abdel Mohsen Bin Walid Bin Abdulaziz and four other men were held after what was described as the biggest ever drugs bust at the city’s main Rafik Hariri International Airport.
They were allegedly "attempting to smuggle about two tons of Captagon pills and some cocaine", a security source was quoted as saying. The drugs were stuffed into 40 suitcases, according to reports.
It has been a bad few weeks for the Saudi royal family’s minor princes. Prince Majed bin Abdullah was arrested last month in Los Angeles for allegedly trying to force a woman to perform oral sex, though charges were dropped last week.

Inside Kim Kardashian's baby shower - Troop Beverly Hills..

Kim Kardashian West has given her fans an inside look at a baby shower. She shared the photos on her subscription website. The theme - Troop Beverly Hills was suggested by her sister, Kourtney. See more photos after the cut...

Lepacious Bose releases stunning new photos, talks weightloss

Ace female comedian Lepacious Bose decides to stun us with a surprisingly great photo shoot. In recent times, Bosede Olufunke Ogunboye aka Lepacious Bose has been generating good publicity with her amazing weight loss. The "before and after pictures" which are all over the Internet has everybody spilling their opinions. Most Nigerians are supportive of her resolve to lose weight.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

'Ibeji Oran' star dies 12months after twin's death

Taiwo and Kehinde Osuolale aka Ibeji Oran
Ibeji Oran star, Taiwo Osuolale has reportedly passed away 12 months after the death of his twin brother, Kehinde Osuolale.
The actors, who became popular for their role as terrible twins in late Yekini Ajileye's movie, Ide, enjoyed prominence for some years before retiring off the scene.
According to a report by Linda Ikeji Blog, Taiwo died a few days ago and has been buried in his house at Owode along Ilesa, Osun State.
Taiwo, who was in his early 40s is survived by a daughter and family.

Actress welcomes baby boy

In addition she said response from people who have been impacted positively by her movies keeps her going.
Nollywood actress, Stephanie Okereke announced moments ago as she welcomed her first child with her husband, Idahosa Linus
Actress and filmmaker Stephanie Okereke-Linus used to be married to former Nigerian soccer player but the pair split and 32 year old- Imo state born beauty remarried on April 21, 2012 in a lavish fairy tale wedding in Paris and months ago the talented actress stepped out rocking her baby bump.
Stephanie shared the good news with a photo on social media caption ‘it’s a boy’ but she's yet to share the new born photos.

In a recent interview with Daylight, Stephanie spoke on how she copes with pregnancy and work, she mentioned that she has gotten a lot of support from her husband as well as her family and friends.
The Dry Movie premiere 
"I’m coping fine. God has been good to me" she said, "I am thankful for all the love and support I get from my husband who has made this journey much easier. I’ve also had friends and family who have taken good care of me and I’m thankful to them all. My baby has also been easy on me and hasn’t been giving me much stress."
Stephanie Okereke-Linus and her husband at the The Dry Movie premiere Stephanie Okereke-Linus and her husband at the The Dry Movie premiere

In addition she said response from people who have been impacted positively by her movies keeps her going. "Most importantly, it’s God’s grace, Passion and determination. Also, the feedback I get from people who have been positively impacted by my works gives me that zeal to push even further".
Stephanie Linus, her husband with David Beckham Stephanie Linus, her husband with David Beckham
(Instagram )

Stephanie now joins the likes of Uche Jombo, Ufuma Ejenobor, Venita Akpofure and other Nollywood actresses who have been delivered of babies this year.
congratulation Stephanie!
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