Thursday, August 31, 2017

Police Arrest 4 For Allegedly Stealing Phones Worth N1.4m From A Shop At Computer Village

 Richard Ekpong, Albert Oguda, Abiodun Lawal and Idris Ibrahim have been arrested and arraigned before an Ikeja magistrate court for  allegedly breaking into a shop at Computer Village, Ikeja, and stealing phones worth N1.4million.

Ekpong, 20, is a student; Oguda, 21, unemployed; Lawal, 22, a trader and Ibrahim, 32, a businessman.

The accused, who reside at Ifako-Agege, Iju-Ishaga, Agbado Crossing and Ishaga respectively, were arraigned before Magistrate J.A Adigun on a three-count of conspiracy, burglary, and stealing.

They all pleaded not guilty and were admitted to bail of N250,000 each, with two sureties each in like sum.

HThe prosecutor said the accused conspired to break into the shop of one Mrs Mary Botire to steal phones valued at N1.4million.

I have many more songs for you people to ban - 9ice to NBC

Last week NBC banned a couple of songs to include 9ice's Living Things.


The veteran singer has finally spoken about the ban in a new interview telling NBC to be ready as he has even more songs for them to ban.

Speaking with Hip TV:

'After the ban there was another letter that the song was not banned. But I am thanking the NBC for the ban, because after the ban the song go blow so NBC I am releasing more songs soon that you guys will have to ban' he said.

5 persons arrested by the police for lynching suspected ritualists in Mushin

5 persons were on Thursday arrested for lynching suspected two suspected ritualists in Mushin area of the metropolis.

The spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspects would be charged to court for jungle justice once the investigation was concluded.

Ambode Donates N5m To Widow Of Man Killed For Exposing Kidnappers’ Operation [Photo]

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has donated N5 million to the widow and children of Osaze Omorogbe, a community leader killed and burnt by kidnappers for leading security agents to foil their operation.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Community and Communications, Kehinde Bamigbetan, who presented the cheque to the family on behalf of the governor at a ceremony at the family’s residence in Isawo, Ikorodu, praised the deceased for his heroic role.

Mr. Bamigbetan was received by the Chairman of the Community Development Association, Ahmed Yusuf.

Police arrest man who stole N22.4m fishes

Police has arrested a 42-year old man Daniel Olokor, who allegedly stole 6,799 cartons of frozen fish, worth N22.4million. The said Olokor was on Thursday arraigned in a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State.

The defendant is facing a count of stealing.

According to prosecuting counsel, the accused posed as delivery man and absconded with the products.

The offence contravened Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Photos: 6 Top Boko Haram Commanders Killed

The Nigerian Army in conjunction with the Nigeria Airforce have killed six top Boko Haram commanders in the Northeast during a bombardment of their hideouts.

A statement released by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations revealed that the Boko Haram commanders were killed in their hideouts.

”The key Boko Haram terrorists (Ameers) neutralized within the week during the joint artillery and Nigerian Air Force air bombardments include; Abu Dujana, Man Tahiru (Deputy to Boko Haram terrorists group Hisba leader), Man Chari, Malam Abdullahi (left) Abu Sa’ad (Right) and Goni Bamanga.” More photos...

South African lady calls out her friend for secretly sleeping with her man for 2 years

 A heartbroken lady took to Twitter to call out her deceitful friend after she caught her in bed with her man who had been claiming the lady was also just a friend to him.According to her, she even kick-started his career by getting a loan for him.
Read below

We don't have the power to arrest people for hate speeches-Nigerian military

The Defence authorities have denied the claim that the military is monitoring hate campaigners  with the aim of arresting them, saying it does not have the powers to arrest Nigerians in that capacity.

The Director of Defence Information, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, said this while featuring on Sunrise Daily on Channels Television on Wednesday.
He explained that the military would only monitor the social media for information that could be useful for the planning of its operations.

When asked to respond to the accusation that the military was planning to arrest hate campaigners, he said,

There's still joy in marriage-Nigerian wife tells youths as her husband of 21 years re-proposes to her

A London based Nigerian prophetess,Olabiwonninu Olubori took to her Instagram page to assure Nigerian youths good marriages still exist and they shouldn't be deterred by negative stories on social media.Posting a photo of the new ring her husband bought her after 21 years in marriage,she wrote

Footballer Emmanuel Emenike and Iheoma Nnandi welcome baby girl(Photos)

emmanuel emenike welcome first child
 Nigerian Footballer, Emmanuel Emenike and his fiancee, ex-beauty queen , Iheoma Nnadi have welcomed a baby girl in a UK hospital yesterday.
Taking to Instagram to share the good news, he wrote;

Mother,tattoo artist arrested over 12 year old daughter's ''Jesus loves'' tattoo

A mother is behind bars after her 12-year-old daughter's elementary school spotted a tattoo on her shoulder.

A police report, obtained by WTVM., claims authorities were called to Arnco Argent Elementary School after a teacher saw "Jesus loves" tattooed on the girl.

A teacher described the marking as "bluish green with Jesus written above the cross and loves written below," WTVM reported.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Diamonds Used In Swift's Music Video Is Valued At $10m

As expected, Taylor Swift 's new single, from her first album in three years, is making headlines.

Look What You Made Me Do will feature in Reputation, set for release in November. The collection used in Swift's music video was valued at about $10 million (£7.7 million).

The diamonds were loaned by luxury brand Neil Lane, best known for lavish and disturbingly expensive engagement rings. We wish her all the best.

23-year old PH.D Student Commits Suicide Over Pressure From Studies

A 23-year old Oxford University student has committed suicide after struggling to cope with the pressures of his studies.

According to reports, Rafael Ochoa was in his first year of a five year course studying for a PhD in computer science.

The brilliant 23-year-old had already gotten a first class Masters at Oxford and a first class degree in engineering at Cambridge.

Mother Pours Grounded Pepper( Ata gungun) In Daughter's Vagina

A certain Mercy Segun, was on Wednesday arraigned before a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja for allegedly beating her daughter and pouring pepper into her vagina.

The 42-year old, who resides at Idu Gbagyi, Karmo, is facing a three-count of criminal force, assault and causing hurt to a minor.
According to the prosecutor Mrs. Florence Auhioboh, the defendant’s neighbour, Gift Afegua, reported the matter at the Karmo Police Station on August 22.

Hatred for my husband made me attempt killing my rival's new born - 17-year old confesses

A 17-year-old housewife has confessed that she attempted murdering her rival’s two-week old baby due to her deep hatred for her husband and his first wife — the baby’s mother.


The suspect, Hindatu Abdullahi, who hails from Wuro Bogga village, Duguri District of Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State, said she had been married to her husband, Abdullahi Ori, for two years.

Speaking in an interview with newsmen said she was forced into the marriage at age 15 by her father.

In her words:

Boxer Amir Khan' s Estranged Wife Vows To Raise Unborn Child Alone

Amir Khan' s wife Faryal Makhdoom has reportedly vowed to bring up their unborn baby alone, following her split with the boxer.

Over the weekend, 26-year-old Faryal dropped the bombshell that she was expecting their second child.

The shock news came after the couple had a very public spat on Twitter after Amir, 30, dramatically announced their four year marriage was over.

Another Kidnappers Underground Den Discovered In Mushin

An angry mob in Mushin area of Lagos almost set a suspected kidnapper ablaze today, Wednesday, August 30 after he was fished out of a canal.
Upon entering the canal which reportedly leads to an old company, two other suspects were apprehended with one set ablaze.

Rivers DPO Arrested For Ritual Killer’s Escape From Custody

A Divisional Police Officer in Rivers State (name withheld) has been arrested on the orders of the State Police Command for his alleged involvement in the escape of one Ifeanyi Dike, who killed an eight-year-old for alleged money ritual.

A reliable police source disclosed that the DPO, who was arrested on Monday, was deeply involved in telephone calls between him and Johnbosco Okoroeze, a dismissed police sergeant, which indicated that there was a premeditated action by him to allow the suspected ritual killer to escape.

It was gathered that while preparations were ongoing by both the father of the deceased, Dr. Ernest Nmezuwuba, and the suspect (Dike) to write their statements, several calls were received from the said DPO by Okoroeze.

Justin Bieber 's swollen testicle sparks lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed after Justin Bieber's visit to a hospital over swollen testicles.Justin went to the ER back in May fearing a soccer injury had caused one of his testicles to twist,and a staffer named Kelly Lombardo found out about it.

The hospital claims Lombardo illegally accessed Justin's medical file in one of the computers ... this after hearing rumors Justin had been admitted for an STD.

According to the lawsuit, the hospital fired Lombardo for being "an immoral employee" who violated Bieber's privacy rights.

Nigerian 'student' Amechi Amuegbunam jailed in Texas for $3.7m fraud

A Nigerian, Amechi Colvis Amuegbunam, in the U.S. on a student visa has been sentenced in Dallas, Texas by U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade to 46 months in prison and ordered to pay $615,555.12 in restitution.

Amuegbunam, 30, who said he was from Lagos,was jailed for his role in what has become known as a “Business Email Compromise” (BEC) scheme, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.


The Nigerian pleaded guilty in March 2017 to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. He has been in custody since the time of his arrest in August 2015.

Floyd Mayweather shows off long receipt after he went shoe shopping

When you are $300 million richer, shoe shopping with 9 people is nothing.Floyd Mayweather showed off his long receipt after he went shopping with 9 people who some say are his girlfriends.

Baale who faked own kidnap loses application seeking change of bail conditions

An Ikeja High Court on Tuesday dismissed the application filed by the deposed Baale of Shangisha, Mutiu Ogundare, seeking to vary his bail conditions.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ogundare had filed the application alongside his wife, Abolanle; and Mohammed Babatunde.



During the proceedings on Tuesday, Ogundare’s counsel, Chief H. N. Ogirien, urged the court to reduce some of the bail conditions, especially the requirement of a surety, who should be a Grade Level 17 officer in the Lagos State Civil Service.

Cruel boyfriend pretends to propose to his girlfriend.....and does this

 A man tricked his girlfriend into believing he was proposing to her with a ring, only to show her a spider in the engagement ring box.
Instead,he goes down on one knee,opens the x and removes a spider which he placed in the palm of her hand before he asked her: "Will you do me the honour of overcoming your fear of spiders?"

A video was uploaded to his Facebook channel - Kadam .

20 cultists attack, injure four LASPOTECH students

Suspected cultists numbering about 20 Monday night stormed the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) hostile at Ikorodu injuring four.

Those injured were said to be students of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, who were asleep at the time their attackers struck.


They were identified as Masud Sanusi, Sherif Muhammad, Kazeem Adebayo and Salawu Jamiu.

It was gathered that the cultists had earlier stormed the premises in the guise of looking for a rival cultist and some items he might have dropped there.

Police To Arraign Evans For Kidnapping, Murder Today

Barring a last minute change, the police will arraign the notorious kidnapper, Chukwudi Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, today on 52 charges.

It was learnt that the charges bordered on murder, kidnapping, armed robbery and unlawful possession of firearms.

It was learnt that Evans would be arraigned alongside his gang members at the Lagos State High Court.

A senior police officer, who confided the development in one of Punch  correspondents, said Evans would face similar charges at the Edo State High Court.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Cricket Star Keeps His Fitness Tracker On During S*x To Motivate Him To Try Harder, But Wife HATES That

Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff has revealed he keeps his fitness tracker on during sex - to motivate him to "try a bit harder".

The former England cricket star says he keeps his FitBit on even during intimate moments with wife Rachael, who isn't too impressed.

Flintoff, 39, says he's currently trying to burn 4,000 calories a day so has to monitor every type of exercise - even romps in the bedroom.

But Rachael, 37, said she finds the FitBit offputting.

Mass Shooting At A Public Library In US Kills 2, Injures 4

Two women have been killed and four others injured in a mass shooting at a public library in the US.
The incident happened in Clovis, New Mexico, yesterday evening.

Armed police surrounded the library while a large number of other emergency services were also on the scene.

Vanessa Aguirre told Eastern New Mexico News she was in the library with her son when a man came in and “started to shoot” into the air.

Kourtney Kardashian slammed for sharing photo floating in a pool in light of storm Harvey

 Social media users put Kourtney Kardashian on blast after she shared a photo floating in a pool.Many said it was insensitive in light of storm harvey which has flooded Houston.
See some responses below

Couple Sees Jesus in Daughter's Ultrasound Photo

A US couple says they can see Jesus Christ watching over their child in a pregnancy ultrasound.
The Pennsylvania couple said a man dressed in a robe with a crown of thorns is looking at their baby from the far left of the image.
"When they gave it to us, um, to me it's Jesus," mother Alicia Zeek told a local news station.
She said the ultrasound gave them comfort after complications with two other pregnancies.
The couple's previous son and daughter were both born with birth defects.
Their first daughter has pre-axial polydactyly - she had two thumbs on one hand - and their second child was born with a cleft palate, they told Fox 43.

US Congress notified of sale of 12 Tucano fighter jets to Nigeria

The Pentagon has notified the U.S. Congress  of the sale to Nigeria of 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and weapons worth $593 million, needed for the  fight against the militant group, Boko Haram.

The move on the sale, which included thousands of bombs and rockets and was originally agreed by former President Barack Obama’s administration, was announced by the Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency. The sale was initially announced on 2 August.

My Husband Plans To Sell Our Child To Pay My Dowry, Wife Tells Court

In a desperate bid to pay his wife’s bride price 10 years after impregnating her and luring her into cohabitation, Ekwene Itba is planning to sell one of his children to pay the bride price, a divorce-seeking woman, Esther Itba, told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court at Agodi in Ibadan on Monday.

“My Lord, I kept on worrying him to pay my dowry until we had three children, but he refused until recently when he sought my approval to allow him sell one of our three children to pay the dowry and formalise our marriage,” she said.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Esther had approached the court seeking the dissolution of her 10-year-old “union” on the grounds of non-payment of dowry, ill-treatment and failure to carry out his responsibility.

Man sentenced to life for raping 60 year old woman on a bridge

A serial sex offender who raped and brutally beat a random 60-year-old woman on a bridge between Manhattan and the Bronx in 2015 was sentenced to up to life in prison on Monday.

Randy Rivera, 29, already a level-three sex offender at the time of the attack,approached the woman at the 207th St. bridge on Dec. 21, 2015, knocked her to the ground and repeatedly punched her before sexually assaulting her.

World Food Programme suspends food distribution to Borno IDPs camp

The World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday said it had suspended food distribution at Gubio Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Maiduguri, following violent attack on humanitarian workers by the displaced persons.

Mr Adedeji Ademigbuji, the WFP’s Communication officer, disclosed this in a Short Service Messages (SMS) sent to newsmen Maiduguri.

Ademigbuji said the suspension was as a result of deteriorating security situation at the camp.

New details on Whitney Houston's lesbian relationship with her assistant

Whitney Houston's closest friends believe she was in a lesbian relationship with her assistant.
In a documentary about her life, those closest to Whitney say she was in a relationship with Robyn Crawford, 56, the woman who spent 20 years by her side working for her.

In the documentary,Whitney: Can I Be Me, Ellin Lavar, who dressed the singer, and her security guard, Kevin Ammons, confess that Whitney was bisexual and in love with her assistant.

After Whitney died in 2012, her notorious ex-husband Bobby Brown said she might still be alive if she was allowed to be open about her sexuality.

(Photo)Six children rescued from alleged human trafficker

The Ogun State Police Command has paraded a suspected human trafficker, Paul Aganla, who was arrested on 26th August at Isiu, in Owode -Egba area of the state.

The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, disclosed this on Monday at the command’s headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, shortly before parading 43 suspects whose offences ranged from child trafficking, armed robbery to kidnapping and murder,Punch reports

Monday, August 28, 2017

Photo: Mark Zuckerberg & Wife Priscilla Welcome 2nd Child

 Mark Zuckerberg and wife, Priscilla Chan have welcomed their second child.  Chan gave birth this month and the couple named the baby girl August.

The Facebook CEO shared the news saying he and Priscilla already wrote her a note. He said;

'Priscilla and I are so happy to welcome our daughter August! We wrote her a letter about the world we hope she grows up in, and also hoping she doesn't grow up too fast,' Zuckerberg wrote. Read the full letter below...

5 reasons why you should never drink water from plastic bottles

Many people gulp down water directly from plastic bottles. However, after reading this, you may reconsider and use a cup instead.

Below are reasons why you should not drink water from the bottle

1.They can release harmful chemicals into your water


Plastics are made to withstand a variety of temperatures -- but at a cost. The hotter the bottle gets, the more potential there is to release chemicals known to cause diseases like cancer, especially if you use them over and over again.

2: Chemicals in the plastic may make having a baby more difficult

God sent me to you-Nnamdi Kanu says as he vows never to go on exile

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader,Director Nnamdi Kanu has dared the Federal Government to re-arrest him.

He is threatening that anyone who attempts to arrest him will be crushed. Kanu spoke yesterday at the Boys Technical College (BTC) on Faulks Road in Aba North Local Government Area of Abia State.

Describing Aba as the “Spiritual Land of Biafra”, Kanu  said:

(Photo)Cannibal arrested while preparing ‘pepper’ soup with human intestines

The Rivers State Police Command have arrested a suspected cannibal and member of a notorious kidnap gang, Roland Peter, for killing, beheading and using the liver and intestines of his victim to prepare ‘pepper’ soup and plantain pottage for himself and his gang.

The suspect was among the kidnappers that abducted, killed and beheaded one Pastor Samuel Okpara from Edoha in Ahoada East Local Government Area of the state on August 15, 2017.

Foreigner Butchered By Badoo Member In Ikorodu [Video]

Badoo members again struck leaving a foreigner severely injured.
The expatriate was lucky to have escaped alive after being attacked by a suspected member of the dreaded Badoo cult group in Ikorodu area of Lagos.

According to online reports, the suspected Badoo member who is a cab driver picked the foreign expatriate from the airport and instead of taking him to his destination, took him home instead and attacked him with a cutlass -an attack  the man survived.

Read below what was shared a social media user;

IG User Calls Out Fidelity Bank For Inserting N200 Note Inside His N500 Bundle

An IG user has called out staff of Fidelity Bank for what can only be termed as stealing.

According to the person, he sent someone to the bank to help him get some cash. The person however did not count the money given at the counter.


Upon getting home, he counted and discovered the cashier had smartly inserted a N200 note inside the N500 notes he was paid with.

Read his post below:

Fire Guts Plateau State Polytechnic Female Hostel

The female hostel in the Jos campus of the Plateau State Polytechnic was on Monday completely burnt down by fire.

The fire, which started around 8.30 a.m., raged on till 11.44, throwing the entire school into confusion as students and staffers scurried to safety with some bold students making frantic but fruitless efforts to quench the inferno.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), however, reports that no life was lost in the fire that gutted everything in the hostel.

Conor McGregor Parties Hard After Fight, You Would Have Thought He Won!!!

Conor McGregor may have lost the fight, but he was a champ at Encore Beach Club at Night in Vegas shortly after the awesome battle in the ring.

Conor took the mic and told the crowd, "It didn't turn out the way we wanted but we can still party like it did."

(Photo)Olu of Ibadan absent as Ajimobi installs 21 new Ibadan kings in one day

 Governor Abiola Ajimobi installed twenty-one newly elevated High Chiefs in Oyo State at the historic Mapo Hall in Ibadan on Sunday.

The Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, Rashidi Ladoja who had contested the governor’s action in court , wasn’t present at the ceremony.

While explaining the rationale behind the mass installation of new chiefs, the governor said

Selfless Dad! See how a man tried to save his family from the Houston flood

 A viral image from Houston shows a man trying to save his family by rowing them in a refrigerator after Storm Harvey caused widespread flooding in Houston.
The death toll has reportedly reached five and is expected to rise as the storm triggers additional tidal surges and tornadoes.

‘I Stole My Boss’ Car To Fund My Education’

A car wash attendant, Sam Ogechi, has said he stole a Toyota Venza SUV belonging to his boss to raise money for his university education.

The suspect, who was tracked to Ohafia, Abia State, where he fled to with the vehicle, explained that he planned to sell the SUV for N1.5m.

Ogechi was employed on August 3, 2017, but he fled with the vehicle 48 hours later. He parked it at the Games Village, Umuahia.

The former construction worker was apprehended by operatives of the FCT Police Command Anti-car Theft Unit.

Our quit notice to northerners, Yoruba stands – Niger Delta militants

The Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators has said that despite the withdrawal of the Igbo quit notice by the Arewa youths ,it stands by it's position that the northerners and the Yoruba in the oil-rich region must leave before October 1, 2017.



The militants, who spoke through an electronic mail made available to Punch on Sunday, rejected the call for the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

They maintained that call for Kanu’s arrest was used to replace the withdrawal of the quit notice earlier issued to Igbo people living in the North, adding the government and security agencies headed by northerners ignited the quit notice fire.

Part of the statement by the agitators read,

40-Year-Old Lures Pupil With Bread, Defiles Her

A 40-year-old man, Kehinde Gabriel, has been arraigned before a Lagos State Magistrate’s Court in Ikeja for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl in Onaosa, in the Ibeju-Lekki area of the state.

Gabriel is a native of Ogun State and neighbour of the girl’s parents. Punch Metro learnt that the girl was going to a mosque with her sisters on August 16, 2017, and was left behind when the accused laid in ambush for her.

Gabriel reportedly lured her into his apartment with a loaf of bread and drink and defiled her.

The mother of the girl told the police that the kid returned home crying, adding that blood was found in her private parts.

Syndicate Hypnotises Food Vendor, Steals Money, Jewellery

The police in Lagos State have arrested two suspected members of a syndicate for allegedly hypnotising and stealing N120,000 from a food vendor, identified as Rukayat Aderinwale.

The suspects- Sunday Atanda and Fausat Tijani were arrested by men of the Rapid Response Squad on Saturday.

According to a statement by the RRS, the suspects, who were arrested in Oshodi, were taking their victim to an unknown location when she regained consciousness and called for help.

The police said, “The syndicate was arrested after a failed bid to swindle a food vendor out of N120,000 and dispossess her of her jewellery in Oshodi.
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