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..Yet He Needed A Job

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30-year-old man, Jimoh Taoreed, pictured above has been arrested after he disappeared with a van used to distribute sachet water produced by his employer, the Anglican Diocese, at Bodija area of Ibadan, Oyo State, barely 24 hours after he was employed.
Parading Jimoh before newsmen at the state police command, the state police commissioner, Leye Oyebade said Jimoh applied for the job with the intention to steal.


When he applied for the job, he gave his name as Saheed Popoola and said that he was an indigene of Eruwa town in Ibarapa area of the state. However after his arrest, it was discovered that his real name was Jimoh Taoreed and he hailed from Irawo Owode in Atisbo Local Government Area.

Taoreed and his assistant, a motor boy, on the day he absconded with his company bus, had gone to distribute bags of sachet water to buyers on June 30th but after carrying out the task, he deceived his assistant by telling him that he wanted to withdraw money from a bank in another location at…

'Lady In Pink'

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Singer Yemi alade is stunning in this beautiful pink dress styled by celebrity stylist jeremiah ogbodo of Swanky's signatures styling .

And she's looking so different. Yeah?

JAMB Has withdrawn Admission Lists To Varsities

In a move that may not go down well with some, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has withdrawn the list of recommended candidates for admission earlier sent to the tertiary institutions. This was disclosed in a statement by Fabian Benjamin, the organisation’s head of media and made available to Premium Times.

The statement read: “This is to ensure that the University Senate perform its statutory responsibility of conducting the selection of candidates and refer it to JAMB for confirmation in line with the admission criteria of merit, catchment and educationally disadvantaged states as directed by the Hon Minister of Education at the policy committee meeting,

“The earlier list was sent to help fast track the process of admission so as to allow other tiers of institutions also conduct their admission. “Candidates should not panic because this is part of the process of the 2016 admission exercise. JAMB regrets any inconvenience this decision would have caused the terti…

No More Purchase/Distribution Of Bags & T-shirts At Government Workshops And Conferences

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The Federal Government has banned the purchase and distribution of conference bags, T-shirts and other souvenirs at events such as Conferences and Seminars funded by Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Salisu Dambatta today July 31st.
According to the statement, the ban was in continuation of the on-going cost-cutting and efficiency drive in the utilization of public funds by the present administration. The statement reads in part
“The directive which is a recognition of the fact that in a period of lean financial resources unnecessary expenditure on overheads such souvenirs are luxuries that the government must eliminate.

This will enable release of funds for infrastructure and services such as health and education that would have direct positive impact on the well being of the citizenry and promote economic development. The directive al…

French Muslims To Mourn Catholic Priest In Church

Muslims across France were invited to participate in Catholic ceremonies on Sunday to mourn a priest whose murder by jihadist teenagers sparked fears of religious tension.

Masses will be celebrated across the country in honour of octogenarian Father Jacques Hamel, whose throat was cut in his church on Tuesday in the latest jihadist attack on France.

“We are all Catholics of France,” said Anouar Kbibech, the head of the French Muslim council CFCM, in an expression of togetherness in the wake of the attack.

The council said that by attending Sunday’s Catholic services, Muslims would show their “solidarity and compassion” over the murder.

Two 19-year-olds, Adel Kermiche and Abdel Malik Petitjean, carried out the attack, which was claimed by the Islamic State group. Police shot both of them dead following a hostage drama.

Prime Minister Manuel Valls called Sunday for a new “pact” with the Muslim community in France, Europe’s largest with around five million members.

Valls has previously u…

‘Multiple’ victims Of Texas Shooting

Police in Austin, Texas said that an “active shooter” had on Sunday caused “multiple victims,” with local media reports saying that at least one person was dead.

Police said via Twitter there were separate shootings downtown “within the same area,” and that “both scenes are secure at this time.”

A woman in her 30s was killed in the incident, the Austin American-Statesman newspaper reported, citing county emergency medical personnel.

At least three other people were rushed to a local hospital, the newspaper said.

Police across the country, and especially in Texas, remain on edge weeks after a black extremist shot dead five officers protecting a peaceful march against police brutality in Dallas.

Rotimi Amaechi: Some Ministers Are In Equal Conditions With Most Nigerians

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During an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said some ministers are currently squatting in Abuja, and live like regular Nigerians.
Amaechi, who recently launched the Abuja-Kaduna railway line said:


“Listen to me; do you know that ministers, as we are talking now, some of them are squatting? We are living in conditions equal to that of most Nigerians”.
He also said that with the construction of the rail line, life would be easier for Nigerians and accommodation more affordable. He added that Nigerians can now live in Kaduna and work in Abuja, while paying less for accommodation in Kaduna.

He said:

“For those who don’t have houses, they’re able to rent houses at a cheap cost in Kaduna as against that of Abuja. It also impacts the savings; you have disposable income in your hand. It also impacts on agriculture, agricultural produce, you can transport easily and it will impact on cost of production because at that point, yo…

Photos From K.O.K's Daughter's Graduation

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Nollywood actor Kanayo Onyekwere, popularly known as Kanayo O. Kanayo, is celebrating his daughter Uloaku Valerie's graduation from Rainbow College - a secondary school in Nigeria. He shared some photos via one of his social media accounts and his caption read, "My daughter, Valerie's graduation from college! Proud dad!"

OPPORTUNITY: INTERNATIONAL 3D SKILLS ACQUISITION

Jefferson Skinneris a Hollywood VFX veteran celebrating almost 25 years in the industry. He has worked with some of the best digital FX and animation houses throughout the world.




Multi-talented, Jefferson started his career as a puppeteer and traditional animator as computer were not commonplace. He produced and directed short films, commercials and music videos but eventually was drawn into the newly formed field of computer graphics working as a 3D artist and 2D compositor in countless A list films in L.A.,London and Sydney Australia.




Jeff went on to write and direct children's animation before moving to Seattle where he founded Victory Studio's VFX department where he developed digital animation for ultra large JUMBOTRON screens as seen at Football stadiums across America doing Visual effects and animations. A chance encounter with a revival of 1950's CINERAMA 3 screen presentations swayed him to further explore new immersive formats, leading him to work with planetari…

Pictures From Actress, Esther Ene's Wedding Today

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From Reno Omokri To VP Osinbajo

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JAIL BREAK: 13 INMATES ESCAPE IN KOGI

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13 inmates have escaped after a jail break at the Koton/Karfe minimum prison in Kogi state. The jail break happened this morning at about 7am.

Top Nollywood Stars Fume

Following popular Yoruba actress, Toyin Aimakhu’s latest scam saga with cancer patient Mayowa and social media criticism, her colleagues have come to her defence.

The top Nollywood stars took to their Instagram pages to console Toyin and to adice Nigerians incluing linda Ikeji. Read their posts below:


Mercy Aigbe: Via her instagram page, Mercy Aigbe wrote, ‘ In as much as this is a sensitive issue, I would like to show my support to my friend, colleague and sister, Toyin Aimakhu who is receiving a lot of flaks over this #SaveMayowa campaign. We all err, we make mistakes but remember she had good intentions, she went out of her way to help raise the money but unfortunately things turned out the way it did…..This is another passing phase Toyin pls stay strong! #isupporttoyin


Femi Branch: The actor also shared a video to console Toyin Aimakhu while calling out her critics. He captioned his post, ‘God will punish everyone that is involved in this smear campaign against Toyin Aimakhu! This …

Davido vs BabyMama, Again

In December 2015, popular musician Davido and his babymama Sophie Momodu, were engaged in a very nasty public battle over their daughter Imade who recently turned a year old. Barely six months after, the duo are at it again. This time, the fight has been taken to snapchat, where they have resorted to calling each other names.

The drama started yesterday, July 29, with Davido hurling insults at Sophie, and when she couldn’t take it anymore, she decided to release conversations between them which showed Davido trying to bully her. This didn’t go down well with the singer, and so he responded with more explosive details.

Ras Kimono: Young Artistes Only Sing Foolishness

Renowned reggae artiste, Ras Kimono, is an angry man at the moment. And the source of his bristling anger is nothing other than young Nigerian artistes holding sway at the moment. Ras Kimono isn’t pleased that none of the artistes is singing ‘reality’ songs.

In an exclusive chat with Showtime, the ‘Rum-Bar Stylee’ master thundered, “None of the new crop of artistes now are doing real reggae. They are afraid to sing reality. They’re all about bum-bum and such mundane things. They’re all singing about foolishness and nothingness.

Look at what is happening in the country today; the president is also doubling as the Minister for Petroleum, and nobody is talking about it. I’m angry.” On which of these young artistes he would like to work with, Kimono retorted: “Which of them would I like to work with, or which of them would like to work with me? Anyway, none of them is doing real reggae, so I’m confused and paranoid about working with any of them.” Kimono however refuted the claims that r…

AFN: Clarify Us On Disqualified 4x400m Team

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria is waiting for more information from the World Anti Doping Agency and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the status of the Nigerian 4x400m relay quartet, which stands disqualified following the alleged dope offence of an athlete in the team.

The women 4x400m was one of the Nigerian teams with a realistic chance of winning a medal at the Games beginning on August 5. But there will be no Olympic slot for the team, following the involvement of Tosin Adeloye in the races that qualified the Nigerian women for Rio 2016.

Adeloye was suspended from athletics competitions, after she tested positive to banned substances from the Warri Relays in 2014. “At the moment our team stands suspended. But we are waiting for further clarifications from the world anti doping agency WADA and the IOC to know the true position of the team, “ said a member of the AFN yesterday.

The team featuring Adeloye won bronze at the IAAF world relays in Bahamas in 2014 and…

PDP Candidate Withdraws From Bye-election

In a dramatic turn of events, the major opposition candidate in Minjibir by-election, Auwalu Ubale Minjibir withdrew from the race Saturday morning.

Ubale Minjibir who claimed violation of understanding reached with other critical stakeholders revealed that his ambition does not worth the life of an electorate. Minjibir further said that “we agreed on number issues that would ensure free poll, but that gentleman agreement has been sacrificed on the alter of desperation” He added that ” from the evidence on ground, there are high risk of violence if I insist on my mandate, and I felt my life does not worth the life of my people”.

Minjibir therefore declared that ” in the interest of peace, I have withdrawn from the race for another day”.

In the meantime, election commenced in all the eleven wards with voters apathy characterising the much talk about exercise. Details soon.

Hajj 2016: Airlift Of Pilgrims Begins August 8

The Federal Government has announced August 8 for the inaugural flight to Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj. Making the disclosure weekend at a Hajj Stakeholders Conference at the National Mosque, Abuja, Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’ad II said the flight which would commence at the Sokoto Airport would see intending pilgrims from Zamfara state being airlifted first.

He also advised intending pilgrims to stick to the rules as set out by the Saudi Arabian authorities, specifically warning them against carrying kolanut, and other products considered as contraband in the Holy land.

Represented by the Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, the Sultan said; “in preparing for this exercise, there is need to look at several critical areas especially in terms of movement from Nigeria to Saudi Arabia and other local runnings in the holy land. “I advise all intending pilgrims to adhere to the regulations. Do not carry any type of kolanut or bitter kola in order to avoid hitches right from the air…

PHOTOS: "VIP CELL" FOR BRAZILIAN DRUG LORD

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Brazilian drug lord serving an eight-year prison sentence, spent his time behind bars in a 'VIP cell' - complete with a plasma television, a kitchen, wardrobes, conference room, air conditioning, tiled walls, furniture, and library - complete with a DVD collection that included all episodes of a television show about Pablo Escobar.


Jarvis Chimenes Pavao, one of South America's deadliest and most feared drug lords was sentenced to 8 years in prison after being found guilty of money laundering charges and was locked up in Tacumb prison in Asuncion, Paraguay, where he lived a life of luxury. See more photos after the cut...
But Pavao's cushy life behind bars came to an end at his own doing, after officers began to suspect he was planning to detonate a bomb in order to smash through one of the jail walls and escape.





Investigators flooded the Brazilian's cell in search of the explosives on Tuesday night, but instead found his luxury prison pad.

After the raid, Pavao&#…

HILARIOUS: See How Rochas Intends To Reduce Workers Salary

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said that the state government is considering a reduction in number work days in a week from 5 to 3 so as to allow the state reduce workers’ salaries.


This he said on Friday while speaking to journalists at his residence in Imo.

Okorocha cited the worsening state of Nigeria’s economy as his reason for proposing downward review of workers’ salary in the state.

He said the initiative, if implemented, would enable workers in the state have more time to find other sources of income to cater to their family needs.

Imo state, which currently pays only 70 percent of salaries to workers, is demanding a downward review of salaries in the state.

Okorocha said, “I encourage Imo workers to find additional things to do to support their families because of the economic situation we are facing in Nigeria.

“We are considering to reduce the working days from five to three in Imo, so that workers will use the rest of the days to work and support their families’…

‘Nigerians Want Us To Come Back To Power’

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, said that Nigerians are already counting days for the All Progressive Congress (APC) led government, stating that they are desperate to see the party (PDP) back in power.


A statement made by the Spokesperson to the Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party leadership, Dayo Adeyeye, while addressing some journalists in Abuja during the inauguration of the 88-member committee for the party’s national convention added that Nigerians are desperate because of the economic challenges being experienced presently.

He said, “They want PDP to come back to power. In the days of the PDP’s 16 years in power, it was a time of plenty and we have seen one year of scarcity, hardship and poverty in the land. It is obvious that Nigerians are not happy with the present state of affairs; so they are eager to have PDP back.

“People are already counting days for the APC because they want this government to go and PDP is poised to take over power but we need to do…

Rick Ross Turns Humanitarian

Rick Ross has announced the latest signee to his Maybach Music Group label.

Isa Muhammad, a former homeless rapper from California, has signed with MMG after Ross was impressed with what Muhammad had to offer during an impromptu freestyle session. Footage of the freestyle has since amassed close to two million views online.

“This was something that I wasn't expecting,” Rick Ross said of signing Muhammad in a press release. “This kid gave me his heart when he was spitting and the internet got a hold of the video I put up on my snapchat. I wanted to give an opportunity for someone else to be put on – I know so many people in his same position. MMG is about giving back and pushing the culture forward by finding new and real talent. Isa Muhammad will reflect quality rap music and MMG is going to make sure of that.”

Speaking on MMG's newest recruit, label president Kendall “Young Sav” Freeman said: “Ross saw Isa Muhammad and he saw a vision. Isa was raw, authentic and organically t…

HAPPY MARRIED LIFE TO YOU, MA

Former Minister of Finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iwela And Husband Ikemba Iwela celebrated their 37th wedding Anniversary. They Both have Four Children.

Uzodimma Iweala who was the author of the novel “Beasts of No Nation” Used his Instagram to celebrate his Parents with the following words.

Happy 37 years of marriage to my wonderful parents who seem to have taken this whole kids out of the house thing extra serious.” he wrote “My siblings and I just get selfies of them now with captions like Enjoying watching President Obama speak at the #dncconvention. Okay oooo! Enjoyment! I couldn’t ask for more wonderful parents or a more perfect example of how you live through life’s triumphs and challenges with someone you love. Happy Anniversary! And please take me with you on your next trip”

'Dogara Has Ordered All Computers In Appropriation ...."

The embattled former Chairman of the House of Representatives Appropriation committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has alleged that the speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, has ordered that all the computers in the Appropriation Secretariat be removed. Read a new statement from him below

“Speaker Dogara has ordered that all the computers in the appropriation secretariat be shut down and moved to his office as if that is the answer to the allegations I raised. The secretariat staff are being harassed to keep quite and suppress facts. There has also been an attempt to break into my office at the House.

I know he wants to tamper with documents critical to his and the 3 others future investigation and prosecution but unfortunately for him we already have enough evidence in our possession. The security and anti corruption agencies should kindly take note. 5 members of the Gombe caucus addressed the press today in a show of shame and succeeded in only rehearsing the accusation of lies leveled again…

Nigeria Thrown Out Of The Rio Olympics 4x400m Women’s Relay

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have thrown Nigeria’s 4x400m women’s relay team out of next month’s Olympic Games in Brazil, Complete Sports reports. The disqualification followed Tosin Adeloye’s positive drugs test at the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Super Grand Prix/Warri Relays in Warri, Delta State on July 24, 2015.

Adeloye, 20, was a member of the Nigerian quartet that finished 4th in Beijing in August, 2015, at the IAAF World Championships. Her positive drugs test and sebsequent ban for 8 years, means all the results she achieved from the period she tested positive, individually and jointly will be annulled.

Adeloye once tested positive for the anabolic steroid Metenolone at the National Sports Festival in Lagos in December 2012, at the age of 16, and was subsequently banned from sports for two years. The ban ended on January 6, 2015.

Trouble in the Church?

In an exclusive interview with DailyPost on Friday, Primate Elijah Ayodele, the Spiritual Leader of INRI Spiritual and Evangelical Church, Oke-Afa, Isolo, Lagos, who condemned the killing of Christians cross the country, also took a swipe at those he called ‘Big Pastors’ for keeping quiet in the face of unabated attacks against the Church.


While lamenting the recent attack on Christians, Ayodele, said;


“They slit the throat of a woman preaching in Abuja; they beheaded a 74-year-old woman in Kano; they nearly killed another poor carpenter for not observing fast; they attacked a Church in the Niger for holding a service on Friday, and so on.


“Nigeria is getting to the edge; no more tolerance and we are moving on as if all is well. Last week, the Appeal Court ruled that hijab can be worn to schools. The Sultan came out and told Muslims that ‘if anybody does not want you to practise Islam, you can fight’.


“The fact that nobody has come out to say the Sultan did not say that means he was q…

Nigerian Artiste To Collabo With Alicia Keys, While Debunking Rumours

Wizkid seems to have addressed the rumors of him dating US singer, Justine Skye.

The rumor which has been ongoing for a while peaked during the One Africa Music Festival, held Friday, July 22, 2016 at Barclays Centre in New York. To set the facts straight, the singer shared a photo of himself and Justine Skye (above) via his instagram page with the caption: “No Questions”, as he responded to the dating rumors. The singer also shared some back stage photos at the One Africa Music Fest.

Meanwhile, Wizzy has announced a collaborative project with multiple Grammy award winner, Alicia Keys. He said “Last night I made magic with Alicia Keys,” Wizkid emphasizing that their upcoming song is “real music” and that he feels, “#Blessed!”

Orhan Kertim: Ignore Call To close Turkish Schools

The Managing Director of Nigerian Turkish international colleges, Orhan Kertim, has said that Nigeria should disregard the request by Turkey’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Hakan Cakil, to close down the schools. This is contained in a statement he gave to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Abuja on Friday.

He said the call contained misleading information and would not have dignified it with a response. According to Kertim, the schools have been operating in Nigeria since 1998 and as law-abiding schools they owe Nigerians a duty to expose the ulterior motives of the ambassador. “The NTIC is not a Turkish government- run institution, but a privately funded institution by a group of Turkish investors. “As a responsible organization operating in Nigeria since 1998, we are conversant with the laws of the land’’, he added Kertim, however, said the call by Cakil “is not only baseless, but also unfounded and of poor taste.’’

The government of Turkey through Cakil had on Thursday alerted the …

EFCC Receives Six Laptops From U.S Government

The United States Government has donated six Laptop computers to the EFCC during a courtesy visit to the Commission’s Headquarters in Abuja. The Director, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, USA, Roselyn Wiase, who led the six man delegation urged the Commission to continue in its vigorous fight against Corruption.


“We are not unmindful of your contribution to the fight against economic and financial crimes in Nigeria. The United States Government therefore donates this Laptops to your organization to support your Mission” she said.

LUTH: Official Statement Regarding #SaveMayowa Saga

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba has released a statement on the case Following the controversy trailing the #SaveMayowa fundraising campaign.

Kenneth Otuneme, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of LUTH, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos Mentioned that “the hospital only arrived at a tentative diagnosis of an abdominal malignancy” And he also stated that they told the family about the risk of flying her out of the country because of her low blood count. He however said that they had to transfuse her with “much needed” blood after persuasion from her family.


Read The Statement Below


“Mayowa Ahmed, 31, is an old patient of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital who has been on treatment for another condition.

Ahmed came into the Private Wing of LUTH on Monday, July 25, with a history and clinical features of an intra-abdominal mass.

The patient accompanied by some of her family members brought along some results of laboratory investig…

NOLLYWOOD'S WAY OF SAYING NO TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING

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Nigerian actors and actresses under the auspices of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, have teamed up with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, and the United Nations, UN, to fight against the menace of human trafficking.



Notable actors like Kenneth Okonkwo, Uche Ogbodo, Tonto Dike, Charles Awurum and NAPTIP officials, attended the protest which saw them marched through some streets of Abuja on Thursday.

The campaign ‘Project Aatiwac’ is an awareness campaign for Nigerians to join them in the combat against trafficking in women and children.

The anti-trafficking campaign is said to be a two-days rally in Abuja.

Chairman of AGN, Mr Agility Onwura declared that the campaign is in solidarity with the UN to mark 2016 World Day against human trafficking on the 30th July.

Lola Alao: We Are Not Fighting Over Any Man

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Nollywood actress, Lola Alao has debunked rumors about her being at war with Bukky Wright.




The actress posted a picture of herself and Wright on her Instagram page @LOLA_ALAO. She commented alongside the picture to clear the air.

She wrote: “Ajoke my bestie for life.

“They Said we are quarelling because of a Man.

” kojoooooooooooooooooooooor.”

” They never born the man.”

There had been speculations that Alao and her bestfriend, Wright were at loggerheads over one Abbey, an Austria-based prince, whom she was closed to getting married to.

Lola Alao: We Are Not Fighting Over Any Man

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Nollywood actress, Lola Alao has debunked rumors about her being at war with Bukky Wright.




The actress posted a picture of herself and Wright on her Instagram page @LOLA_ALAO. She commented alongside the picture to clear the air.

She wrote: “Ajoke my bestie for life.

“They Said we are quarelling because of a Man.

” kojoooooooooooooooooooooor.”

” They never born the man.”

There had been speculations that Alao and her bestfriend, Wright were at loggerheads over one Abbey, an Austria-based prince, whom she was closed to getting married to.

Four Workers Shot In Nassarawa As NLC President Meets Gov

Police in Nasarawa State on Friday allegedly shot four workers as the Nigeria Labour Congress began talks with the State Government over the protracted labour crisis rocking the state.


President, Ayuba Wabba told newsmen at the Police Clinic in Lafia that the workers were allegedly shot by a policeman at the gate of the Government House where they had gone to await the outcome of the NLC meeting with Gov. Umaru Al-Makura. Workers in the state had embarked on an indefinite strike following the decision of the state government to slash their salary by 50 per cent.

According to Wabba, one of the workers has died, while three others, including a lady are being treated for gun shot wounds at the clinic. He said the dead victim was a staff of the state Ministry of Education, while the three others who sustained gunshot wounds included a staff of Doma Local Government Council, the Judicial Service Commission and a journalist with the defunct Nigerian Newsday, a state-owned media outfit. “The…

HELP: SHOULD I SAY YES???

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Relationships can be tiring and hectic at times? What would you do if you were caught between pleasing your best friend, his or her ex and your crush?


Listen to the story in the video and drop your comments!!!


She needs your help!!!

IT GETS BETTER AT 40

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Do you dread the thought of reaching middle age? Wearing sensible shoes? Worrying about your wrinkles? Going off sex? Totting at what young people get up to? Well, forget it! Middle age has had a make-over. Two different studies have revealed that far from facing a mid-life crisis: women in their middle years are increasingly confident, having more fun and enjoying better sex than ever.


So why does life get better once you leave your 30s behind? That’s the question Jill Arnold, a senior lecturer in Psychology at Nottingham Trend University asked a group of women. At the age of 59, she felt that talking to other women about then—lives and experiences might help her to understand. Along with her photographer daughter, she launched a project to find out how women view themselves as they get older. Arnold and her daughter interviewed and photographed 50 women aged between 45 and 65. Far from meeting frumps and grumps, they found people who were funny, creative and surer of themselves the…

Check Out Cute Photos Of The Brangelina Kids

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Heads Of NACA, NHIS, NIMR, 2 Other Federal Health Institutions, Changed

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According to Bashir Ahmad who is President Buhari's Personal Assistant on New Media, the appointments have already taken effect.

Donald Trump: Congrats To You, Hilary

Twitter blew up when Hillary Clinton formally accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination on Thursday. The following is a selection of reactions, from Clinton supporters and her Republican opponent Donald Trump:

@POTUS “Great speech. She’s tested. She’s ready. She never quits. That’s why Hillary should be our next @POTUS. (She’ll get the Twitter handle, too)” Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate @realDonaldTrump “No one has worse judgement than Hillary Clinton – corruption and devastation follows her wherever she goes.” Senator Bernie Sanders, Clinton’s primary rival

@BernieSanders “I congratulate @HillaryClinton on this historic achievement. We are stronger together.” Donald Trump @realDonaldTrump “Our way of life is under threat by Radical Islam and Hillary Clinton cannot even bring herself to say the words.” Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist @NickKristof “Hillary Clinton was never renowned for oratory, but tonight’s speech was the best I’ve ever see…

UN Stops Humanitarian Assistance In Nigeria’s North East

The United Nations has suspended its humanitarian assistance mission in the North East epicenter of Boko Haram terrorism following a bloody attack on humanitarian convoy by the Boko Haram insurgents, which left several officials of aid groups seriously wounded. The suspension will be in place pending the review of the security situation in the Northeast.

A statement issued by the UN reacting to the attack said, “Today (Thursday) unknown assailants attacked a humanitarian convoy that included staff from UNICEF, UNFPA and IOM. The convoy was traveling from Bama to Maiduguri in Borno State, Nigeria, returning from delivering desperately needed humanitarian assistance. “UNICEF can confirm that a UNICEF employee and an IOM contractor were injured in the attack and are being treated at a local hospital.

All other UNICEF, IOM and UNFPA staff are safe. “The convoy was in a remote area of northeastern Nigeria, where protracted conflict has caused extreme suffering and has triggered a severe ma…

Turkish Govt To Nigeria: "Close Down All Turkish Schools In Your Country"

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The Turkish government has appealed to the Federal government to close down the 17 Nigerian-Turkish International Colleges (NTIC) in Nigeria, saying they all belong to Fetullah Gulen accused of sponsoring the July 15th failed military coup in Turkey.

The Turkish High Commissioner to Nigeria, Hakan Cakil, disclosed this while hosting the vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Shehu Sani yesterday July 28th.



“We have formally and verbally made our demand to the Nigerian government through the Foreign Affairs Minister. My country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs has spoken to Mr. Geoffrey Onyema on this. We are requesting for the close down of all the 17 schools. All the schools in Nigeria belong to the Gulen movement and not the Turkish government. They are using the schools to recruit followers for terrorism. This is threatening the peace in our country as they are using funds they are generating in Nigeria for terrorism. Gulen is a terrorist organization using…

New: Vick2Hot Drops Shakale

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Obanikoro's Aide: How I Transported N1.2b To Fayose In Ekiti

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An aide of former Minister for State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, Lt. Commander A. O. Adewale, yesterday told EFCC operatives how on the orders of Obanikoro, himself and other staff members of Obanikoro, transported N1.2 billion to Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose in 2014.

The N1.2 billion is part of the N4.745 billion allegedly paid into Obanikoro’s company, Sylva Mcnamara by the Office of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki.

According to The Nation, Adewale said they started the trip with the money from Obanikoro's Parkview estate home in Ikoyi, Lagos.

"I was posted as the Flag Lieutenant to the Hon. Minister of State for Defence from March 2014 to September 2014. Thereafter I proceeded to Defence Intelligence School for my basic French Language course from December 14 to June 2015. As at when I was the Flag Lieutenant to the Minister of State for Defence, my schedule of duties was being in charge of Very Important Personalities (VIP) protection, org…

Alert: B-Sleek Drops New Single Titled, Megida

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Olomola Bankole Oluwaseun. Aka B-Sleek, hails from Osun State, Ilesha. The last born of a family blessed with 5 children. A graduate of Business Administration from Lead City University. Started music professionally in 2013, signed to Supadon Entertainments owned by Frederick Olalekan Jacobs, a UK based Record label.

He has worked with notable names in the music industry, the likes Jayru, Samklef, who was his first producer, apparently produced his first single WAIST PALAVA which was one of the songs recorded during my Artistic Development stage,also recorded YAGA GROOVE which was produced by HYPE LYRIX, in Ghana.

B-sleek also worked with SKALES, on a song titled BODY BAD LIKE THAT which was produced by SESS the problem kid (Falz thebahdguys producer) video was shot in Ghana and Nigeria.


B-Sleek have performed in show all around West Africa on platforms like Ghana Meets Naija which had artiste like Timaya, Burnaboy, Sarkodie, Edem, Don Jazzy, Dr. Sid, Samini, Shatawali, Ghana Tele…

Check Who's Leading In MTV Video Nominations

Beyonce’s critically-praised visual album “Lemonade”, has earned the R&B singer a career-best 11 nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards.

The list included multiple nods for Adele and rapper Kanye West, but nothing for Taylor Swift.

Adele’s YouTube-shattering video for her 2015 comeback single “Hello” notched seven nominations, while the sultry British singer earned an eighth mention for “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”.

The controversial video for West’s “Famous” which featured portrayals of 12 nude celebrities including Swift sleeping next to the rapper got two nominations, including the top award of video of the year.



Swift and West had been publicly feuding for months about whether the pop star approved lyrics in which West boasts about making her famous.

Swift, 26, the top-earning celebrity in the world, had dominated music awards shows in the past five years and won four MTV music video prizes in 2015, including her single “Bad Blood” with Kendrick Lamar.

But this year,…

Concession: Abuja National Stadium to Monimichelle

Renowned stadium facility expert, Ebi Egbe, wants the Abuja National Stadium to be handed over to his outfit, Monimichelle under a concession arrangement with the sports ministry.

Egbe said the magnificent edifice would bounce back and serve as home ground for all the National teams if his outfit is allowed to manage it.

He said he is pained that such a multi million naira edifice is being allowed to rot away, even as all our national teams crisis cross the country in search of where to play.

“Monimichelle intends to bid for the Abuja National Stadium. We would use our expertise to put it in good shape. We would re grass the turf and make it world class alongside the tartan tracks. If we get the sports ministry’s nod, that would end the present situation where the Super Eagles and our other national teams are homeless. The Abuja stadium should be our fortress and it is a shame that we can’t play there, given the poor state of the pitch,” Egbe said.

The Bayelsa born FIFA licensed matc…

Nigerian Army: `Exercise Crocodile Smile’ To Start In South-South

The Nigerian Army will commence training code named `Exercise Crocodile Smile’ in 82 Division and part of 2 Division’s areas of responsibility traversing the South-South geo-political region at the weekend.

This is contained in a statement given to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director of Army Public Relations, in Abuja on Thursday.

Usman said the aim of the exercise “is to practice its Special Forces and other units of the Army in Amphibious and Internal Security Operations in riverine environment.

“It is also to check criminal activities like kidnapping, militancy, piracy and other forms of criminal activities.’’

He added that the exercise “is in support of the civil authority.’’
He told the general public not to panic on the sight of unusual movement of large number of troops, heavy military weapons and equipment in these areas.

Fayose To Voters: Don't Vote For APC

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Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti has warned voters in Ondo not to vote for the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming governorship election, insisting the party was not a good option for people of the state.

He advised the people to ensure the ruling Peoples Democratic Party retain the governorship seat after Governor Olusegun Mimiko.

Fayose who spoke on a radio programme in Akure, the capital of Ondo State, said the APC government had failed the people of Nigeria in the last one year of its rule.

He advised voters in the state not to support any candidate presented by the APC.

He said, “Don’t let me deceive you my people in Ondo State, don’t allow the APC to take over this state, if you allowed them, your condition would be worse than what you are passing through now, their government would be a disaster for you.

“They have nothing to offer, all they know is propaganda, you can see what is happening in Nigeria now, if you vote for them what they are doing at the national level is…

UPDATE: #SAVEMAYOWA SCAM

THE Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (CMD LUTH), Idi Araba, Professor Chris ‘Bode, has reacted to report of a scam allegation involving the family of Ahmed Mayowa Sukurat, an ovarian cancer patient said to be on admission at LUTH.

Professor Bode said the hospital was not aware of the scam and will investigate the report. “I am hearing the case for the first time.

The hospital will make proper investigation on her case and we will inform the public as at when due.” An online campaign was launched to raise money for Mayowa and about N32million was raised.

EFCC Is On A Wild Goose Chase

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is only on wild goose chase in the State, noting that “the anti corruption commission has now shifted attention to the finances of Ekiti State after its failure to establish any link between him and fund from the Office of the National Security Adviser under Col Sambo Dasuki (Rtd).”

He said the EFCC was now harassing banks in Ekiti, seeking for records of government finances and chasing contractors, claiming that the contractors gave him kickback. “They are on vendetta mission.They said I collected money from Dasuki and I have told them that I did not collect a dime from Dasuki. I have N300 million in my fixed Deposit Account in Zenith Bank and I declared it in my Assets Declaration Form. “I have challenged them to publish the statement made to the EFCC by Dasuki where he said he gave Senator Musiliu Obanikoro money to give me or where Obanikoro himself said he gave me money. “Si…

Mikel Never Donated $30,000 To Olympic Squad

Captain of Team Nigeria to the Rio Olympics, John Mikel Obi has denied media reports making the rounds in Nigeria that he gave 30,000 dollars to his team –mates in the U23 team presently camping in Atlanta, USA. Speaking from the team’s camp at the Hyatt Place, the Super Eagles captain was furious: “I was first told of this unfortunate story by a friend who called me from Nigeria. I thought he was joking until he sent me the link.

“I don’t know the source of this story which to me is all out to divide us as a team. I would have thought that stories that should be coming out in the media are stories that will unite the team instead of dividing us. Our target in Rio is to excel, but if they continue like this, then I wonder how we can be united.”

Wondering why the writer thinks that the players are hungry that needed his money, Mikel asked: “Tell me the players who are in this team that are so hungry that will be looking up to me for survival? Is it (William) Ekong, (Oghenekaro) Etebo, …

Toyin Aimakhu Weeps Over $100,000 Scam

Nollywood actress, Toyin Aimakhu, is currently not in her right frame of mind after she has come out publicly to solicit for funds to save one Mayowa Ahmed, who is currently down with Ovarian Cancer at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital.

The actress attention was called to the sick lady and Toyin from her soft heart decided to use her status on social media to solicit for funds for her operation but never knew she was helping scammers get a good loot of about $100,000 which was what was said is needed for the operation.

Toyin who later found out that the whole thing was a scam weep bitterly that her name has been dragged into the mud as she had to engage the service of Police detectives to go arrest the alleged family fraudsters who are behind the whole scam.

According to reports the whole scam was revealed after it was discovered that Mayowa’s Cancer had gotten to a stage where it cannot be cured as she only has to wait until she hears the call from her creator to come hom…

12 Things We Don't Do Often Or Enough

If you’re leading life in the fast lane, or even just the busy lane, there are a lot of things you might be missing out on. Or think you just don’t have time for.

Make time to do or say the following things more often. You won’t be sorry and they will all make you feel better instantly.

• Give or receive a cuddle.

Have you hugged your friend, your partner, your pet or your child today? Did you stand still long enough for them to give you a hug? We are social creatures and we all need this contact a lot more than we think. Give hugs, and you will truly receive them.





• Appreciate your food.

Food sustains us, and much of it is downright delicious. But so often we eat while we are doing other things, such as driving or watching TV, or working at our desks. Take a few minutes to savour the taste of your lovely sandwich or the excellent cup of coffee. It’s one of life’s pleasures and appreciating your food doesn’t have to be restricted to weekends or dinners at fancy restaurants.

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