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29 Jan 2016

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Is Now The Sixth Richest Person In The World

Mark Zuckerberg. The Facebook founder and CEO (also America's favorite dad) saw his net worth surge overnight Wednesday to around $47 billion on the strength of the social network's latest quarterly results, pushing Zuckerberg up to number six on the list of the world's richest people, according to data from Bloomberg's Billionaires Index.

Zuckerberg overtook Charles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers known for pouring money into Republican coffers, and now sits behind a couple of his tech cohorts in the rankings, including Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

GTBank MD, Dan Orogun dies In A Boating Accident(Photo)

The body of Mr. Dan Orogun, Managing Director of the Guaranty Trust Bank in Liberia was pulled out of a river a day after he was declared missing in a boating accident.

According to a statement released by GTBank Liberia, Orogun, a Nigerian, went missing after an unfortunate boating mishap that took place on Sunday, January 24, at the Barracuda Resort off the Robertsfied Highway in Monrovia.

Mr Orogun, a banker with more than 20 years experience was at the resort with friends when he reportedly fell into the water. Eyewitnesses said several attempts made to rescue him failed. He is credited with setting up GT Bank in Sierra Leone before moving to Liberia to set up another branch. May His soul rest in peace

Meet India's Youngest CEO(Two Techie Brothers)

Wow Incredible!!!India's youngest CEO Sharvan and Sanjay Kumaran...two brothers from Chennai... have launched their own mobile application firm. Aged only 14 and 12 respectively !!! Sharvan is the Co-founder and President of "GO DIMENSIONS" while his brother is Co-founder and CEO. 

When most adults have trouble in understanding Java code, these two kids have used the code to build mobile apps. The brothers have developed 11 apps for the Apple Store(eg:Catch me cop,Alphabet board etc.) Which have been down loaded more than 35,000 times from 20 countries. Their role model is Steve Jobs. Let's Salute these LITTLE STARS for their incredible achievement.

El-Rufai Suspends Monarch Caught With Marijuana

The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has suspended the Village Head of Goma in Gimi District of Danga Local Government Area, Alhaji Danladi Ibrahim, over a drug-related offence.
The suspension came after the monarch was allegedly found in possession of 1.5kg of marijuana (India hemp) when he was arrested by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on January 20, this year.
In a statement on Thursday through his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan read below

Annie Idibia In Abbyke Domina 2016 Luxe Lace Collection(Photos)

Celebrity Fashion Designer and Stylist Abbyke Domina, has released pictures from her 2016 luxe lace collection featuring the delectable Actress, Annie Idibia. The designer featured former BBA housemate Beverly Osu and tv presenter Dalar Oruwari in 2015. More photos after the cut.

GRAPHIC! Woman Fighting For Her Life After Robbers Invaded Her Estate In Abuja

The woman above is fighting for her life after armed robbers invaded her estate in Abuja, killing many residents .Her pregnant neighbor was not spared as she was killed and her husband is still battling for his life..According to a facebook post ,,,,
This lady, Mrs Glory Uzoh moved from Lagos to Abuja with her two adopted children. Unfortunately armed robbers raided her estate, they went from door to door and killed some of the residents. Her neighbour who was four month pregnant after eight years of waiting was killed, the deceased's husband was badly injured and his legs were amputated. Mrs Glory was shot severally and left for dead but eventually survived through the grace of God.
Very graphic pics here (Viewers discretion please) onetwothree

Touching Photo: A Youth Corp Memeber With His Mum

This photo of a Youth Corper and his mum is making the rounds on the internet.His name is Joseph Godwin,and he posted a picture of his mother on his Instagram page and is being hailed for being proud of his mother.. 

Joseph in his NYSC uniform posed beside his mother, who is a fish seller,and wrote
 Who sat and watched my infant head When sleeping on my cradle bed, And tears of sweet affection shed? My Mother....
Many have tagged her mother of the year and the photo has over a thousand comments .

New Ooni Commissions 7 Buses, Begins Free Health Care Services

The new Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has commissioned seven new buses worth N56m to ease transportation difficulties in Ile-Ife. The Oba said he partnered with Olofin Micro Finance Bank, Ile-Ife to make this possible. While speaking during the commissioning the Managing Director of Olofin Micro Finance Bank, Mr. Toyin Olufolahan also said the buses would be assessed by cooperative societies and they would pay within two years.

The Oba however encouraged indigenes to come out in their numbers and enjoy the free health care service he is rendering to the people of the community saying, if the people are not healthy there would be no individuals to rule.

Charlyboy's HeartWarming Letter To His Wife On Her Birthday

My Dearest Diane,

Like joke like joke we both are getting older. Today is your birthday and  once again I can't help but to celebrate you in the open, what I have always done for the past 37yrs of our married life. Celebrating our extraordinary life together. I hope that our togetherness over the years have taught some people about perseverance, tolerance, discipline and love. 

 You know our marriage has not been a bed of roses like that, but we have stayed loyal together through all kinds of terrible weather, never strayed, through all the challenges, battling so many winches and wizards, through tick and thin, even in poverty and great hopelessness. I have been our soldier, protecting this fragile thing called marriage. E no easyooooooooo.continue

Pres. Buhari Leaves Kenya,On His Way To Addis Ababa For African Union Summit

President Buhari this morning departed Kenya after concluding his three day official visit to the country. He is now heading to Addis Ababa for the 26th Summit of the African Union Heads of State and Government. He is expected back to Nigeria on Sunday January 31st. See more photos after the cut...

Tyga React To Blac Chyna Dating Rob Kardashian

Tyga has responded to Blac Chyna's new relationship with Rob Kardashian.According to E! the rapper who shares a child with her ,was asked for his opinion on the controversial romance while leaving a friend's house in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Tyga simply responded,
 "Everybody deserves to be happy."
 An insider notes that the whole thing took "everyone by surprise," while another source close to the family says there's a lot of  "concern" that Chyna is "preying" on Rob at a "time of weakness," referencing his current battle with weight loss and his recent diabetes diagnosis.
Though the two aren't living together at her house just yet, another sourcesays
"He's there now. He didn't move everything, but he took some stuff with him.

Ibinabo Fiberesima Still In Court Over Death Of Lagos Doctor

From Pm News

An appeal court sitting in Lagos, south west Nigeria has adjourned for judgement the appeal filed by star actress and former beauty queen, Ibinabo Fiberesima challenging the judgement of a Lagos High Court which sentenced her to five years imprisonment for causing the death of a Lagos medical doctor, Giwa Suraj.

The embattled actress was sentenced to five years imprisonment by Justice Deborah Oluwayemi for reckless driving which caused the death of one Dr. Giwa Suraj in an auto accident along Lekki-Epe expressway, Lagos State. The deceased was a staff of one of Lagos state owned hospitals.

At the hearing of the appeal today, the appellate court presided over by Justice U.I. Ndukwe-Anyanwu (Mrs.) adjourned for judgement in the appeal after counsel adopted their written addresses.

Olisa Metuh Freed After 13 days In Prison

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh was yesterday evening, Thursday, 28th of January, 2016 released form Kuje Prison after meeting his bail conditions.

It will be recalled that Metuh was remanded with respect to the charges of fraudulent receipt of N400m from the Office of the National Security Adviser in 2014 and money laundering involving separate $2m cash transaction. The charges were preferred against him and his company, Destra Investments Limited. Another photo below...

Misplacement Of Anger-Dino Melaye Replies Obasanjo's Letter To Lawmakers

In a letter dated January 13 and addressed to the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara by former president Olusegun Obasanjo, accusing the lawmakers of fixing and earning salaries and allowances far above what the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission approved for them and also accused them of corruption, impunity, greed and repeatedly breaking the nation’s laws, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory, Dino Melaye, today replied Former President Obasanjo's letter describing all what the ex-president wrote as “a misplacement of anger.”

 His exact words after the cut: 

“I have tremendous respect for President Olusegun Aremu Okikiola Obasanjo. Elder statesman, respected pan Africanist and committed patriot. I went through the letter written to all senators and members of the House of Representatives. The letter I can see is a misplacement of anger.

28 Jan 2016

The Lawanson Fire - Photos

God save us...
see MORE PICS after the cut...

Chioma Akpotha Calls Out Uche Jombo, Omoni, Others... and They Reply

Jan.2016 has been a month of drama in the entertainment industry,I wonder what the other months hold for us but one thing I must say is  that no matter what happens in Life,one should always have a positive attitude. It's goes a long way my people. 
So Nollywood actress Chioma Akpotha decided to call out some ladies in the industry with a rather disturbing words. And the response started coming but I must commend Uche Jumbo's response to this attack, she advised Chioma Akpotha not to allow the devil use her. *fingers crossed*I guess there are better ways of talking to your friends than on social media
 see reply after the cut:

Sen.Stella Oduah In New Press Release Says Women Are ‎The Bedrock Of Governance,

Senator Stella Oduah the Lawmaker representing Anambra North Senatorial District and Vice Chairman Committee on Women Affairs ‎ has described Women Affairs as the Bedrock of any government.

She stated this on Wednesday, 27th January 2016 at the inaugural meeting of the Committee of Women Affairs held at the National Assembly Complex, ‎Abuja.

‎Oduah called for the main streaming of Nigerian women to ensure a more developed society, one that has gender balance .

"As far as am concerned Women Affairs is the bed rock of any government , I do not see how we can move forward if we fail to mainstream Women Affairs.

Man Tries To Smuggle 14 Bottles of Alcohol Into Saudi Arabia

The Love of alcohol, This man was caught trying to sneak 14 bottles of liquor in his underwear into Saudi Arabia, according to official Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The Saudi man was stopped at customs on his way back from the island kingdom of Bahrain on the 16-mile-long King Fahd Causeway linking the two Gulf countries, according to head of customs.

After a full body search, inspectors detected bottles of booze which were attached with adhesive tapes to the man's upper and lower legs. They were covered by his traditional long white robe. Lol!

Arms Deal Scandal: Former Chief Of Air Staff, Amosu Detained By EFCC

Nigeria's former Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Adesola Amosu, has been arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of massive fraud that characterized the procurement of arms during his tenure.

An EFCC source expalined that the retired air marshal is being investigated among other acts for reportedly authorizing the purchase of two helicopters without functional rotors.

He added that the former top military officer later compelled two air force officers to fly in one of the helicopters after the craft was equipped with a rotor that was taken from an unserviceable Russian-made helicopter gunship. 

The said Air Force officers died in a crash 
near Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, because the rotors fitted on their chopper was too heavy.

Man Kept His Girlfriend Locked Inside A Pit For 8 Months [Photos & Details]

Evil people how can someone lock up his girlfriend for 8 good months all in the name of money.(lazy man that wants quick money) It's a miracle she came out alive. 

Shocking photos have emerged of this beautiful young lady (pcitured above) who was recently rescued after her boyfriend who is desperate for wealth lock her spiritually in a deep pit for 8 months.

This terrible incident was said to have happened in Tanzania. The lady spent 8 long months in a deep pit, and her people couldn't find her. He was feeding only twice a week as part of his sacrifice. see the evil and heartless man photo after the cut

Senate Matters Btw Sen.Godswill Akpabio And Senator Danjuma Goje

There was little drama on the floor of the Senate when the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio refused to apologise to his colleague, Senator Danjuma Goje over uncomplimentary comments and, what was described as an attack on his integrity and personality.

The drama started on Wednesday when Akpabio accused Senator Goje of not doing enough in his state in the area of infrastructure when he held sway as governor between 2003 and 2011.

Senator Akpabio who took his turn to contribute to the 2016 budget, turned the heat on his colleague when he described the 2016 budget as “uncommon “, but went further to state that, “I want to commend the President for raising capital expenditure to 30 per cent, but for me it is nothing new, it might be new to my Colleague Goje because while as governor he did not place premium on capital expenditure, but for me I was doing between 80 to 83 per cent of my budgets on capital projects and that is why there is massive developments in Akwa Ibom under my leadership.

Between Oritsefemi And His Ex-Girlfriend Blessing Rawa (Posts & Photos)

Hmmmm This Epic reply by Blessing Rawa,Oritsefemi's ex-girlfriend is very deep,okay ooo so yesterday Oritsefemi posed with a book on ISIS and posted this;
“Life is kind of like a party. You invite a lot of people, some leave early; some stay all night, some laugh with you, some laugh at you, and some show up late. But in the end, after the fun, there are a few who stay to help you clean up the mess. And most of the time they aren’t even the ones who made the mess. These people are your real friends. They are the ones who matter.”
His ex who got to read the post, then took to her own IG page, posted a cute selfie and wrote;

Do You Agree?

Nollywood Actress Oge Okoye Says It All

Tyra Banks Is A Mum

Last year Tyra Banks tearfully revealed the pain of not having a child of her own ... But, now she is a mum via a surrogate .The father is boyfriend,Erik Asla..The supermodel, businesswoman announced the news,writing

"The best present we worked and prayed so hard for is finally here," He's got my fingers and big eyes and his daddy Erik's mouth and chin. As we thank the angel of a woman that carried our miracle baby boy for us, we pray for everyone who struggles to reach this joyous milestone. York Banks Asla, welcome to the world."

Photos From Toolz and Tunde Demuren's Pre-Wedding Party

Last night,friends of the OAP and her Pilot hubby threw a pre-wedding party for them.Their traditional wedding takes place on Saturday ..see more pics after the cut

Tuface Reacts To Blackface’s Song Theft Allegation

Tuface Idibia has reacted to Blackface’s allegation that he stole one of his songs and if care is not taken, he will drag Tuface to court. While reacting to the allegation yesterday on Channels Television, Tuface described the allegation has unfortunate and wonder where he got that from. He said when he heard of it at first, he thought Blackface’s account was hacked, but it’s rather unfortunate he said those words.

“It is just so unfortunate. I do not know where it is coming from (but) I am trying to think of different reasons” Tuface said.

He added; “We will trash the whole matter, but I got nothing but love and respect for him and it is just so unfortunate that he is coming at me like that.”

Japanese Economy Minister Akira Amari Announces His Resignation Over Bribery Claims

Hmmmm Diginity!!! Japan's Economy Minister Akira Amari (left in the photo above) has said he is resigning amid corruption allegations. Mr Amari unexpectedly made the announcement at a press conference in Tokyo this morning.

But he again denied personally receiving bribes from a construction company, as had been alleged by a Japanese magazine. The development will be seen as a significant blow for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe because Mr Amari, who has been minister of state for economic and fiscal policy since late 2012, has been widely described as one of Mr Abe's most trusted members of parliament.

He was expected to travel to New Zealand next week to sign the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement before this allegation.

Buhari Presents Two Anti-Corruption Bill To Senate

President Buhari yesterday sent a letter to the Senate asking for the amendment of two bills that will advance his fight against corruption. The bills are the Money Laundering Prevention and Prohibition Bill 2016 and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill 2016. ‎ The Money Laundering Prevention and Prohibition Bill 2016, if passed into law, would expand the scope of money laundering offenses, provide protection for employees of various institutions as well as bodies who may discover money laundering, and the establishment of mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. 
The bill if passed into law will also enhance customer due diligence, provide appropriate penalties and expand the scope of supervisory bodies, while recognizing the role of certain self-regulatory organisations to address the challenges faced in implementation of comprehensive anti-money regime.

Supreme Court Ends Election Battle In Rivers, Says Wike Duly Elected

The Supreme Court has upheld the outcome of the April 11, 2015 governorship election that brought Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to power. The apex court in a unanimous judgment, restored the declaration of Wike as the valid winner of the poll by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Justice Kekere-Ekun, who delivered the lead verdict, held that three separate appeals filed by Wike, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and INEC, were meritorious.

Concurrent judgments of both the Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal and that of the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal were all set aside by the Supreme Court.

I Won’t Speak On Arms Deal Scandal Now – Jonathan

Former president Goodluck Jonathan has said he won’t be speaking on the current $2.1bn arms scam now because the matter is in court. Speaking at Geneva Press Club on Security, and Development in Africa, the former President said he would not like to comment on the arms probe matter now because his comment could affect witnesses and the judicial proceeding that had been initiated by the current administration.

He said: “I would not like to comment now because the matter is in court. I cannot comment. Definitely, I will speak. My Comment now may affect witnesses and the judicial process.

“When I was President, I tried to build institutions like the Judiciary and separation of power and the electoral bodies. I should not be the one undermining the process.” Continue...

Another Person Dies Of Lassa Fever In Lagos

Another person has died of Lassa fever in Lagos, the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, confirmed this in a statement. The victim a 27 -year-old lady died at the Ijede General Hospital, Lagos.

According to the Commissioner, the patient had received treatment from a private hospital and three churches before she was referred to the general hospital where she eventually died of the virus.

27 Jan 2016

Prepare For Hard Times Ahead... CBN Warns

The committee, at the end of its first meeting for 2016 in Abuja, observed that while the period of low oil prices, which started in 2005, lasted for a maximum of eight months, the current situation was expected to continue over a longer period of time.
The CBN Governor. Mr. Godwin Emefiele, further disclosed that
the development would necessitate huge sacrifices from Nigerians. Crude oil prices had declined from a peak of $114 barrel in July 2014 to $30.25 per barrel on Tuesday, January 26, 2016.

More Abacha Loots To Recovered Back

Is Abacha loot forever? The Power of Greed!!!
The Nigerian Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, during an interactive session with the House of Reps Committee on Justice, revealed that the Nigerian government will repatriate more of the infamous loot held in foreign accounts by the late General Sani Abacha.

The amount to be received, the minister revealed, is $750 million (approximately N150bn). Another N2bn stolen by convicted criminal, ex-Gov of Delta State, James Ibori, is expected to be returned too.

Comedian Bovi's Mum Is Dead

Comedian Bovi has lost his mum.She died on the 25th of January at the age of 58.His close friend and fellow Comedian Basketmouth shared acondolence message writing
"It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, and a day to love them, but it takes an entire lifetime to forget them. @officialbovi your mum is in a better place. Stay strong. I love you bro."
He was always posting photos of her and she celebrated her last birthday on November 16, 2015..May her soul rest in perfect peace..

Nicki Minaj Attends Basketball Game With Meek Mill & His Son (Photos)

Nothing is stopping their love as Nicki Minaj is still with her man despite all the trolling..The couple were spotted at a basketball game and he brought his son along.. see more pics after the cut

Nigerians Should Be Prepared For More Shocking Corruption Reports-Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed said Nigerians should be prepared for more shocking revelations on corruption, which is yet to be released.
Mohammed raised the alarm that treasury looters had resorted to fighting back, using various means.
 Speaking to chiefs of newspapers on Tuesday,he said 
”When I met with the news and political editors in Lagos on Sunday, I said, among other things, that the government is aware that in fighting corruption, corruption will also fight back.
“I also said that those who stole us dry are powerful. They have newspapers, radio and television stations as well as online platforms, and an army of supporters to continuously deride the government’s war against corruption.”Well, I can tell you today that corruption is already fighting back, and it is fighting hard and dirty.

Court Varies Olisa Metuh's Bail Conditions

A Federal High Court has varied the bail conditions given to the National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), Olisa Metuh.This comes after his request on Monday, January 25, that his bail conditions be varied.In his application, counsel to Metuh, Sylvanus Tahir, told the court that the bail conditions were too stringent .

According to him, his client has no friends or relatives with properties in Maitama area of the Federal Capital Territory, as such, the court should vary the conditions to allow for property owners in any other part of the FCT to stand as sureties for his client .

Yahaya Bello Sworn In As Kogi State Governor

Yahaya Bello has been sworn in as the governor of Kogi state. He was sworn in this morning at a ceremony still happening in the state. Yahaya became governor in a controversial supplementary election that was conducted after APC's governorship candidate, Prince Audu Abubakar, died suddenly during the governorship election in November last year.

Meanwhile James Faleke who ran as deputy governor with Abubakar did not attend the ceremony.

Former IG Of Police,Sunday Adewusi Is Dead

The former inspector general of police in Nigeria Chief Sunday Adewusi is dead. Chief Adewusi died at age 79 on Tuesday night at the National Hospital, Area 11, Abuja.

Sunday Adedayo Adewusi was a former Inspector General of Police. He was appointed in 1981 to succeed Adamu Suleiman and was succeeded by Etim Inyang in 1983

Billionaire Oil Baron, Folorunso Alakija Appointed As Chancellor Of Osun Varsity

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has appointed the third richest woman of African descent in the world, Folorunso Alakija, as Chancellor of the Osun State University, Osogbo.

The governor, in a statement by his spokesperson, Semiu Okanlawon, said p‎ursuant to the provisions of clause 5(8) of the first schedule to the Osun State University (Establishment) Law, 2006, Mr. Aregbesola is privileged to appointment Mrs. Alakija‎ as the Chancellor of the University. ‎

The appointment, which according to the statement, takes immediate effect will be for a period of five years.‎

RMD Writes A Touching Note For His Wife To Mark Her Birthday

Wow such strong and beautiful words
Today is RMD’s wife, Jumobi Adegbesan Damijo’s  birthday and the actor took to instagram to wish her a happy day.  See what he wrote below.

The Change We Expected Is Not The Change We Are Experiencing -Remi Tinubu

Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria  and wife of one of APC’s national leaders Oluremi Tinubu  has said the change Nigerians are experiencing is not the change the APC led Government promised. Remi who spoke yesterday when she took the floor at the plenary session of the 8th National Assembly praised the Senate President for his impact so far and 'threatened' the Federal Government that if women are not recognized well in this government they might just incur the wrath of women. Her words after the cut