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30 Aug 2016

Kwara Uncovers 1,071 Illegal Employees

One thousand and seventy one illegal workers have been uncovered in the employment sector of the Kwara State government, it was learnt yesterday.

The government said it lost N400 million monthly to the illegal workers in the last few months.

Alhaji Musa Yeketi, the Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development disclosed this at the book launch of the former Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Shehu AbdulGafar.

Yeketi attributed the incident to dishonesty among civil servants, adding that appropriate actions were being taken against those culpable.

Rihanna & Drake Head Out For Romantic Dinner

 After Drake professed his love for Rihanna at the MTV VMAs the previous night. And though they have remained mute on whether or not they are official, it certainly looked like they were getting on well on their latest outing together.

The 28-year-old singer and 29-year-old rapper were spotted after an intimate dinner date at Nobu in New York City yesterday night but they carefully avoid walking together.

We Won't Probe Sanusi, Soludo Over Their Tenures As CBN Governors - Presidency

The Presidency on Monday refuted social media reports that the tenures of Lamido Sanusi and Charles Soludo, as Central Bank Governors, would soon be probed by the Federal Government.

The social media reports, published on Sunday and Monday, alleged that the Federal Government had concluded arrangements to probe the tenures of the two former CBN governors over their views on the state of the nation’s economy.

The reports further alleged that Messrs. Sanusi and Soludo had been put on “the watch list of the government for some alleged anomalies that occurred during their tenures as head of the Nigeria’s apex bank’’.

See Photo Of Kunbi Oyelesi & Her 26 Bridesmaids?

Just seeing this you want to become a good and fantastic designer like Kuubi! lovely pics.Sweet Pikin wishes her a beautiful married life.

26 Aug 2016

MEND Commends Buhari For Pledging Not To Use Force On Militants

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his pledge not to resort to the use of force to stop the militancy in the Niger Delta, noting that the pledge was one of the critical and strategic concessions it has so far secured from the Federal Government in the ongoing preliminary talks to find sustainable solutions to the current Niger Delta crisis.

The group therefore called on all aggrieved militant groups in the Niger Delta to remain calm and patient and, more importantly, refrain from attacks on oil installations; as their grievances shall be comprehensively and adequately addressed by the Buhari administration.

Mikel Obi, His Twin Daughters and Their Mom In The Pool

After the heat at Rio, Mikel shared this photo with his family chilling, and captioned it "family time".

Turkey Suicide Bombing Kills 11 Police Men; 78 Wounded

A suicide truck bombing at a police headquarters in Turkey's largely Kurdish southeast killed at least 11 and wounded dozens today, just two days after Turkey launched an incursion against Islamic State and Kurdish militia fighters in Syria.

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said there was no doubt that the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has waged a three-decade insurgency for Kurdish autonomy, was responsible for the attack in Sirnak province, which borders Syria and Iraq.

The provincial governor's office said 11 police officers were killed and 78 people, three of them civilians, wounded.

Photos: President Buhari Departs For Kenya

President Muhammadu Buhari has left Abuja to attend this year’s International Conference on African Development (TICAD Vi) in Nairobi, Kenya. The summit holding this weekend is co-organised by the government of Japan, the United Nations office of the Special Adviser on Africa, the United Nations Development Programme, the African Union and the World Bank. see more pics after the cut

Photos: Diego Maradona Pictured Leaving Hospital After Undergoing Plastic Surgery

Diego Maradona has seemingly undergone facelift surgery in Argentina.The football legend, 55, was pictured leaving a clinic in Buenos Aires with part of his face and chin covered in bloody bandages.

Maradona, considered one of the best footballers of all-time, was spotted alongside his 25-year-old on-off girlfriend Rocio Oliva.

Decked out in a tracksuit, trainers and a cap, Maradona is seen with bandages wrapped around his head and under his chin. Spots of blood can be seen, but Maradona was fit enough to drive home.

24 Aug 2016

OAP Freeze Confrims Funke Akindele Marriage To JJC Skillz

Funke Akindele and Lee boo,JJC Skillz real name Abdulrasheed Bello are said to be married. Images shared on snapchat appear to confirm they got married yesterday .The actress who turned 39 today is said to have gotten married in a private ceremony in London.JJC's daughter Tamira Bello shared some photos which appeared to be from the wedding..
Congrats to them and may God bless their union, SweetPikin wishes them the very best.

Halima Abubakar Shares Deep Thoughts


Photos: Dream Team Get A Warm Welcome As They Arrive Nigeria

Nigeria’s U-23 team that won bronze at the just concluded 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, have arrived in the country after clinching the country’s only medal from the competition. Led by Coach Samson Siasia, the team were welcomed like heroes on arrival at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Monday night, August 22. 
They were received by cheering fans and supporters of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club. see more pics after the cut

EFCC Arrests Brother Of Cross River State Governor Over Alleged N2.4b Contract Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested a brother to Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers State over alleged N2.4b contract scam.

Sources at the EFCC told Premium Times that Francis Ayade was arrested yesterday in connection with the scam.

Mr. Ayade, managing director of Leophina Nigeria Limited and Hally Brown International Limited, was fingered in alleged shady deals involving diversion of public funds into his companies’ accounts.

“Specifically, four different allocations from the Federation Accounts were alleged to have been diverted into Hally Brown International Limited’s account owned by him,” an official told Premium Times.

Ali Baba Shows Off His Dogs Named After OBJ, IBB Abacha & Other World Leaders

The Ace comedian shared this photo of his pet dogs in his home. According to him, they are all named after a leader and Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is fully aware and does not pick offense. His words below...

"My dogs and I back in the day. Must have had like 12 at a particular point in time. Interesting time. That time I mean. I had traveled and returned at night, but was too tired to relate with them. OBJ, the big Alsatian was the head of the pack. Then Obama was the big black and white Great Dane, the Alsatian on the bummer was Thatcher. Thatcher must have given me like 18 puppies. In her good days (X120k per puppy) the ridge back by Thatcher was called Madiba. It arrived from South Africa on the birthday of Mandela

Kelly Rowland Dazzles As She Launches New Campaign

The 35-year-old mother of one looked amazing as she helps launch a campaign to get families back cooking together. The singer looked sumptuous in a pair of patterned palazzo pants, showing off her toned arms in a white vest top.

Brazilian Girl Shares More Photos From Her One Night With Usian Bolt

  All in the name of fame, she is feeling  bold and not ashamed again
Jady Duarte has revealed how the Jamaican star pestered her for sex via the Google Translate app; sneaked her into Olympic Village under the noses of security; then insisted on listening to the raunchy Rihanna song 'Work' as they made love on his single bed.
And despite being the fastest man on the planet, Duarte, 20, insisted their bedroom action was more marathon than sprint spanning two hour-long sessions but stopping short of another 'triple'.

Duarte also revealed how Bolt promised to take her out on another date only to make a dash for the airport when their tryst hit the headlines.

23 Aug 2016

Did You Know That AY's Girlfriend Dumped Him Because Then He Had No Money?

Below is the story of how Comedian AY's girlfriend dumped him back then for a "rich man"told by Uncle Speed. Truly a touching story and also a strong message to all. We should all learn to believe in ourselves

22 Aug 2016

Basketballer Lebron James Gifts Wife A Ferrari For 30th Birthday

American basketball player LeBron James got his wife Savannah a "machine" as a gift for her 30th birthday. The 31yrs old presented his high school sweetheart with a Ferrari Testarossa.
He shared the photo via social median and wrote: "What A Night and what makes me happy more than anything is putting a smile on your face!" 

Senator Shehu San Just Spoke The Truth About Rio Olympics

                       Very sad Indeed!!! One Bronze, Chai

“My Very Short Relationship With Genevieve Was Such A Disaster.

Okechukwu Joseph,the nollywood actor way back, who played roles in movies like "Karishika' and 'Mark of the Beast', has for the first time let the world in on his little romance with Genevieve Nnaji

Joseph, in an interview with The Sun recounted how his relationship with the actress was short lived because he was a virgin who was always making excuses about why he couldn't 'get down', which to him is one of the reasons why the short-lived relationship was such a disaster.

He said:
“My very short relationship with Genevieve was such a disaster. This is the first time I am admitting this publicly”.

LOL!!! Klint The Drunk And Wife In Funny Photo

                             Seriously these people are clowns

Nollywood Actress Monalisa Chinda's Burlesque Inspired Bridal Shower (Photos)

The beautiful actress will be walking down the aisle by September 1st, she had a burlesques themed bridal shower yesterday with several Nollywood actresses in attendance.
Rukky Sanda, Daniella Okeke, Emem Isong, Faithia Balogun, Bimbo Akintola, Ufuoma Mcdermott and others were in attendance.see more pics after the cut

High Exchange Rate Saga

So sad, May God help our Land Nigeria!!!

The whereabouts of a mother of three, Olubunmi Uko, said to have walked out of her Fola Agoro home in Somolu area of the state with one of her sons after leaving a suicide note, remains unknown as at press time.

She had complained to a relative that her business had gone bad due to the exchange rate and that her debts had risen beyond redemption.

Uko, a businesswoman, reportedly walked out of her home last Friday evening with her last child, identified as Seun. She reportedly woke up her other children and informed them that she was going to visit someone.

Rio 2016-Japanese Doctor, Katsuya Takasu Gives Nigeria's Dream Team $390k

The Nigerian Dream Team who just won the Bronze Olympic medal have another reason to smile as Japanese multi-millionaire and plastic surgeon ,Katsuya Takasu who  has kept his promise to give them a huge cash sum if they won a medal in Rio..

Following their win,he met with the team and handed a $190k cheque to Mikel Obi and $200k cheque to Samson Siasia. 

Cancer Patient Mayowa Ahmed Dies In South African Hospital

Stage 4 Ovarian cancer patient Mayowa Ahmed has passed on this afternoon August 21st in a  South African hospital . Mayowa's plight came to light when actress Toyin Aimakhu pleaded with Nigerians to raise money for her treatment and over N100million was raised in a few days ..
Controversy later trailed the money raised and after the case was investigated by the Police, she was flown to  South Africa on the 11th of August..
May her soul rest in perfect peace..

Neymar Steps Down As Brazil Captain After Leading His Country To Olympic Glory

Brazil hero Neymar has stepped down as captain of the national side after firing them to Olympic gold in remarkable fashion on Saturday night.

At their home Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil won the gold medal match against Germany after Neymar struck a 25-yard free-kick and then slotted home the winning penalty in a shoot-out.

Admitting after the game that it doesn't get much better than that, the 24-year-old told Brazilian media: 'Today I stop being a captain.

'I will send a message to Tite [Brazil's coach] that from now he can look for another captain. Today I have become a champion and I give up the captain's armband. It was something I received and honoured with affection.'

Three Men Charged With Murder Of Nigerian Boy Aderemi In London

Three men have been charged with murder after a teenager was allegedly hacked to death by gang members “armed with machetes” in south London.

Andre Aderemi, 19, was found covered in stab wounds with paramedics desperately trying to save the amateur rapper’s life.

Jamall Longergan, 19, of Woodcroft Road, Thornton Heath, Fabio Cela, 19, of Fryston Avenue, Croydon and Rodney Mukasa, 19, of Greenview Avenue, Croydon, have now been charged with the teen’s murder.

“My Biggest Failure Was Exposing My Private Life Too Much.“-Tiwa Savage

Nigerian Singer, Tiwa Savage, has expressed regrets over her failed marriage and why she ever made her marital problems public. The mother of one granted a tell-it-all interview exposing her husband after his Instagram rant.

Speaking with Elle South Africa magazine, the Tiwa talked about how her private life was recently subjected to public scrutiny.

She said “My biggest failure was exposing my private life too much.“There will always be speculation, but by addressing it, you are adding more fuel to the fire.“I now choose not to address anything,” she added.

Photos: Police Stop BBOG Members From Entering Aso Rock

The Bring Back Our Girls Group staged a protest to the State House Abuja today demanding the release of the missing Chibok girls. According to reports shared on twitter they were barricaded from entering the Aso Rock and are currently holding a press conference in front of the Presidential Villa. More photos below...

19 Aug 2016

Marriage Is Beyond Cooking – Pastor Chris Ojigbani

For those of you that don't know Pastor Chris,He is that popular pastor who usually fills massive venues whenever he's hosting Marriage Seminars in Nigeria or abroad.

Read his position on the Wife and Cooking saga...
Recently, there is this controversy going on in the social media that a man shouldn’t marry a woman who doesn’t know how to cook or a woman who doesn’t pray for an hour. So, I deem it necessary to clarify the issue. As the apostle of marriage, it’s my responsibility to clarify the issue to avoid causing more delayed marriage, separation and divorce in the world.

This is the will of God concerning the issue:

You must not use cooking as a criterion for choosing your spouse. Though food is important in life, cooking must not be used as a criterion for choosing a spouse. Why? I tell you three reasons.

18 Aug 2016

See What This Bride Wore For Her Wedding!!! Unbelievable(Photo)

Actress Ruth Eze Attempts Suicide Because Her Fiancé Left Her For Another Actress?

Na wa oooo for this Love matter!!!
According to Nigeria Film sources, Ruth Eze went visiting her man in Abuja only to discover that he is now dating one of her close friend, who is also a colleague in the entertainment industry.

"Ruth couldn't stand it because they had been making plans to go pay her bride price this coming Christmas and her family members have approved the marriage.

Photos: Dancer Kaffy Goes Topless

The married dancer who is also a mother of two shared this controversial pic and wrote:
"My body is my art. My canvas. My paintbrush. My instrument of expression. #Beinspired #fitmom #dancemom #dancetrepenuer..."

Fresh Report Links Goodluck Jonathan To Niger Delta Avengers

Despite his denial, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has been allegedly fingered in the formation and activities of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA).

Also, findings by security have confirmed that oil installations were mined before the May 29, 2015 handover to President Muhammadu Buhari. The details are troubling:

These are the basic points of intelligence report, already made available to the Presidency but which is still being studied. On August 7, 2016, Jonathan denied having any links with NDA, restating his commitment to the nation’s unity.

Lagos To Replace Three Roundabouts On Lekki-Epe Expressway With Traffic Lights

As part of measures to deal with the heavy vehicular traffic, Lagos state government has announced plans to remove the Lekki 4th Roundabout (Elegushi); 5th Roundabout (Jakande) and the 8th (VGC).

Governor Ambode also disclosed that 13,000 CCTVs will be deployed to boost security.

Love Oyedepo-Ogah Shows Support To Her Sister

First daughter of founder of Winners Chapel Love Oyedepo-Ogah , has thrown support behind her sister Joys following criticisms which arose from her recent post. In a Facebook post published yesterday, the mother of one wrote:
 "Sissy, Your uniqueness makes You even that much more special. I am soooo proud of You Discovering Your uniqueness in GOD, and pursuing GOD and His purpose for you with all Your heart. Love You loads always Sissy Boo (Joys Oyedepo). God made Us all unique and special"

EFCC Uncovers Fresh $5m Cash Given To Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has uncovered another $5m (N1.040billion) cash allegedly given to Governor Ayo Fayose by former Minister of State for Defence Musiliu Obanikoro.

This cash is said to be part of the N4.7bn slush funds traced to Obanikoro’s firm, Sylva McNamara.

Out of the $5 million, EFCC’s investigation has shown how Fayose allegedly gave Abiodun Agbele over $1million as part-payment for the acquisition of four chalets in Lagos.

Female Weightlifter, Marriam, Says She Won’t Represent Nigeria Anymore

Mariam Usman, the only weightlifter that represented Nigeria at Rio has said she has lost the urge to represent Nigeria at international events.

Mariam, a Commonwealth medalist in the +75kg in weightlifting, left Nigeria for Brazil,  knowing fully well that winning a medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics would be a tough call.

Chiedozie Ibekwe Wins The 2016 7Up Harvard Business School Scholarship (Photos)

Chiedozie Ibekwe has emerged the winner of the 2016 edition of the 7Up Harvard Business School MBA Scholarship. Ibekwe, an electrical engineer, is the 6th recipient of the prestigious award, and an alumnus of King’s College Lagos, UNILAG, and the University of Mississippi, USA, respectively.

He joins past winners such as Misan Rewane (2011), Olujimi Williams (2012), Mayowa Kuyoro (2013), Shola Olaniyan (2014), and Bankole Rasheed Makanju (2015), who have benefited from the initiative since its inception in 2010.

Adele Shares Makeup Free Photo As She Apologises To Fans Over Cancelled Show  

Adele has been forced to cancel a gig in America after revealing she is suffering from a bad cold.

The makeup free singer apologised to fans saying she was too unwell to perform at the concert in Phoenix, Arizona, yesterday.

She was due to appear for a second night at the 18,000-seat Talking Stick Resort Arena as part of her sell-out 2016 world tour. In a video posted on Instagram, a visibly emotional Adele said: "I'm really, really sorry. I've had a cold for a couple of days and I've been pushing through it.

Adorable Photos Of Game And His Daughter

 Rapper The Game shared adorable pics with his daughter,Cali Lynn Dream as he joined her to co-host the premiere of a new kiddies movie ,Kubo and the two strings. see more photos after the cut

Why I Named My Dog ‘Buhari’ — Trader (Photo)

The Police in Ogun State, yesterday, released unconditionally, the 30-year-old trader, Joe Fortemose Chinakwe,who was arrested last Saturday for naming his pet dog ‘Buhari’
The embattled trader, who was visibly angry after his three-day incarceration in police cell, was let off the hook around 5pm on Tuesday after the intervention of both the Serkin Hausa and President-General of non-indigenes in the state. It was learned that the prompt intervention of the elders made the complainant to withdraw the case he reported against the trader at Sango-Ota division which was later transferred to Police headquarters at Eleweran.

Kylie Jenner Buys Her 3rd House(Photos)

The 19-year-old reality star has reportedly bought a new property for $4.5 million in Hidden Hills, California according to a Wednesday report by TMZ.

According to the gossip site she closed the deal on Tuesday and the new property is right next to the $6 million one she paid for back in May.

Heartbreaking Image Of 5 Year Old Boy Injured In Syrian Airstrike

A heartbreaking photo of this dazed and bloodied little boy in the back of an ambulance after surviving an airstrike in Syrian city of Aleppo has become a symbol of the horror of the country's civil war.
Five-year-old Omran Daqneesh was one of five children injured during a military strike yesterday.