Thursday, January 28, 2016

Gov Wike's Supporters Celebrate his Victory in Port Harcourt

 PDP supporters led by the Major of Port Harcourt, Soni Sam Ejekwu took to the streets of Port Harcourt today to celebrate Governor Nyesom Wike's victory at the Supreme Court. See More photos after the cut...

I'll Marry Khloe, f**k Kim and Kill Kourtney - Tyga

The American rapper revealed this during  his guest appearance on new talk show Kocktails with Khloe. In a raunchy game of f**k, marry and  kill, Tyga was asked to choose between sisters Khloe, Kim and Kourtney. Tyga who was seated next to Scott Disick was asked to specify which he would go for:

Martell 300 Promo: Winners' Party to hold On Friday at Spice Route

 Martell Nigeria hosted the final draw for the recently concluded #Martell300 Promo which held at Club Quilox, on the 16th of January, 2016.The highlight of the finale was the announcement of the lucky winner of a Porsche Cayman S, Victor Ore.Come party with winners of the Martell 300 Promo and the lucky winner of the Porsche Cayman S, at our #MartellVIC party hosted by MI Abaga.

LASU to Resolve Issue of backlog of Certificates at the University's External System - VC

 The Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun says the backlog of certificates in the institution will be resolved within four months.He said in Lagos on Wednesday that a task force would be set up to resolve the issue of backlog of certificates at the university’s External System.

Sen. Bukola Saraki Replies Obasanjo

  Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday said the 8th Senate was committed to good governance, transparency, accountability and due process.The Chairman of the National Assembly (NASS) was responding to an open letter from the former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, to both chambers in which he called the attention of the lawmakers to issues bordering on budgets and finances of the NASS.

27yr Old Lady Dies Of Lassa Fever In Lagos

 A 27 year old lady died from Lassa fever in Lagos on Tuesday January 26th. ‎Confirming her death, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Mr. Jide Idris, said the lady died of the disease at the Ijede General Hospital. She is said to have traveled to Lagos from Edo state on January 2nd and had been down with a fever.

Japan Minister Resigns Over Corruption Allegations

Japan's Economy Minister Akira Amari resigns over corruption allegations.

President Buhari Sends Two Executive Bills To Senate

 President Buhari, yesterday,  sent his first two executive bills to the Senate, seeking to prohibit money laundering and criminal activities in the country.
The bills are:”The Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Bill, 2016″ and “The Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill, 2016.”

Supreme Court affirms Nyesom Wike Election

Supreme Court has affirmed Nyesom Wike as the true winner of the Rivers State Governorship election.

1 Dies of LASSA Fever In Jigawa State

 Jigawa State Government has confirmed the death of one person as a result of Lassa fever outbreak and 26 others persons who had contact with the decease were at present under surveillance.
Confirming the development, Commissioner of Health, Dr Abba Zakar, said the victim who resided at Gujubaki village in Dutse Local Government area of the state had just returned from Port Harcourt in Rivers State and reported to Dutse General Hospital with signs and symptoms suggestive to Lassa fever.

Photos From Toolz and Tunde Demuren's Pre-wedding dinner

The pre-wedding dinner took place last night. Their traditional wedding is this Saturday. See More photos after the cut....

Blackface Threatens To Drag 2face to court

 Former member of ‘Plantashun Boi’, Ahmedu Augustine, popularly known as Blackface, has threatened to drag his former friend and multi-award winning artiste, Innocent Idibia (2face) to court for allegedly stealing his song.

Blackface has accused 2face of stealing “Let Somebody Love You”.  2face released the song with Bridget Kelly,  an American singer and songwriter from New York City,  as part of his Ascension album in 2014.

Suicide Bomber Kills 11 in Borno State

 No fewer than 11 persons died and about 30 injured as suicide bomber hit Chibok Area of Borno State on Wednesday evening.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Nigeria Not On Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries list

Nigeria is not on the new list of the top 10 most corrupt countries released by Transparency International today January 27th. Somalia and North Korea were jointly ranked as the most corrupt countries while Denmark was rated the least corrupt country in the World. Nigeria was rated 136th of all 168 ranked countries.See the full list here

Lagos State Government Bans parties, Social functions in public schools

Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it would no longer allow social functions and parties in public schools just as owners of private schools across the state have been warned to comply with rules and regulations guiding their operations. The Deputy Governor of the State, Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule who disclosed this while briefing the media on the strategic focus of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration on education for 2016, said the Governor had directed that schools should no longer be used for social functions.

President Buhari To Address European Parliament Feb. 3

 President Buhari will be addressing the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, the Head of the EU Delegation to Nigeria, Mr Michel Arrion, has said.
Arrion, who disclosed this in Abuja on Wednesday at a news conference, said the President’s visit to the Parliament was at the invitation of the EU. He explained that Buhari would deliver his speech to the over 750-member parliament from the 28 EU member countries. According to him, Buhari will afterwards, have personal sessions with the President of the European Commission.

Buhari, Somalia and Kenyan Presidents at the memorial service of Fallen Soldiers(photos)

 President Muhammadu Buhari joined his host, President Uhuru kenyatta, Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mahamoud and deputy President, William Ruto at the memorial service for Kenyan soldiers who were killed by Al-Shabaab in Somalia, at the 9th Kenya rifles, Moi Barracks in Eldoret. More Photos after the cut........

Eritrea Forces Men To Marry Two Wives Or Risk Jail

 New law of mandatory polygamy has reportedly been passed in Eritrea, with male citizens now compelled to marry two wives. According to a memo allegedly posted by the Eritrean government, any man or woman who contested the law would face prison time.
The post, which was written in Arabic and translated to English by activists, reads:

35 Prisoners To Write 2016 UTME

  About 35 inmates from Ikoyi Prison in Lagos have registered to write the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Mr Vincent Ubi, the Controller of Prisons, Lagos Command, Nigeria Prisons Service, disclosed this in an interview withnewsmen on Wednesday in Lagos. He said that the inmates from the Ikoyi Prisons School would sit for the Computer-Based Test mode(CBT) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Obasanjo's Letter To Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara

 Below is Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter:

January 13, 2016
Distinguished Senator Bukola Saraki,
President of the Senate,
Federal Republic of Nigeria,
Senate Chambers,