Tuesday, 23 May 2017

NAF commences trial of Aircraftman Kalu who allegedly killed colleague-girlfriend, Sholape Oladipupo

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday, May 22, commenced the General Court Martial (GCM) trial of Aircraftman Kalu Bernard who allegedly shot and killed Aircraftwoman, Oladipupo Sholape on 12 March 2017 at the NAF Base, Makurdi.

LIB recalls that that late Oladipupo, fondly called Shomzy, who was an Air Provost at the Airforce base in Makurdi, died after Kalu shot her with his service rifle because she was allegedly dating other men including a Youth Corps member.
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Aliko Dangote and Segun Awolowo pictured in the billionaire businessman's private jet





Segun Awolowo, the grand son of late Obafemi Awolowo is pictured with Aliko Dangote in the billionaire's private jet. Segun is the CEO of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC)
 
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Meet Actor, Daniel K Daniel's Fiance [he proposed to his girlfriend on his birthday]

Nollywood actor, Daniel K Daniel is engaged. He proposed to his girlfriend yesterday, which also happened to be his birthday. Celebrating him, Blossom Chukwujekwu's wife, Maureen, shared a photo of the couple-to-be and wrote;

"She is Gorgeous. Congratulations Daniel. Been Awwing since I heard you wanted to Propose... Too Happy for you Darling. 

God bless your Starting point and continue to lead you two through the right Part... What more can I say? I love Loveeeee. Congratulations Brother, Welcome to the Men's Club
 
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Nigerian pastor Killed in the US

A Nigerian pastor was at the weekend shot to death in his apartment complex near 10th Street and I-465 in Indianapolis, US.

The pastor who has been identified as Oluwadayomisi Epenusi, a 66-year-old, had just relocated to the US from Nigeria where he worked as a pastor.

Authorities in Indianapolis are currently on a manhunt for the killer to bring his assailants to justice.

Describing the sad event, his neighbor who identified herself as Kristina Teagu, said she heard multiple gunshots from his apartment.
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Residents makes thief to eat a bowl of pepper instead of beating him [Photos/Video]


 
This viral video shows a thief eating a bowl of pepper he was offered after he was apprehended stealing in a community. The members of the community choose to punish him with eating pepper instead of beating. Watch the video after the cut.
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Channels TV state house correspondent, Chukwuma Onuekwusi, has died

Channels Television's State House correspondent, Chukwuma Onuekwusi, has died. According to reports, he died in the early hours of today May 23rd, in a hospital in Abuja.

A graduate of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Chukwuma joined Channels TV in 1998. He is survived by wife and 3 Children. He was 55 years old. May his soul rest in peace, Amen. Meanwhile some of his friends and colleagues have taken to social media to pay tributes to him.
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Desmond Elliot, Mercy Aigbe volunteer to champion campaign against widows’ maltreatment in Nigeria

Nollywood actor and member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Desmond Elliot has teamed up with another actress, Mercy Aigbe to headline a national campaign initiated to draw attention to the plight of widows in Nigeria with a view to ameliorating their suffering.


At a press unveiling organized in Lagos, Friday by the Felix King Foundation, Elliot and Aigbe spoke strongly against many cultural and behavioural practices in many communities in Nigeria that tend to limit the rights of widows, disinherit them and treat them following the demise of their
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Victor Moses shares photo of him celebrating Chelsea's victory with his family




 
Nigeria International, Victor Moses won his first English topflight title on Sunday after his club Chelsea FC, bagged their fifth English premiere league title. His wife and two children were there to celebrate with him.
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Yomi Fash-Lanso reacts to criticism against Fayose over Moji Olaiya's burial

The remains of late Moji Olaiya will be flown back to Nigeria for a befitting burial after APC Chieftain, Bola Tinubu, assisted with the required funds. This was revealed by the committee in charge of Olaiya's burial, who also stated that Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose, dismissed their request even though the Late actress was an indegene and Cultural Ambassador of his state.

Yoruba actor, Yomi Fash-Lanso has now reacted to criticism against Fayose, standing up in his defense. In a post on social media, he wrote;
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Nollywood Actor, Daniel K Daniel Proposes To His Girlfriend On His 31st Birthday

Popular Nollywood actor Daniel K Daniel is finally off the market. He left the single zone yesterday when he popped the question of a life time to his secret girlfriend of many years on the day he (Daniel K Daniel ) turned 31.

The actor shared the video on his Instagram page yesterday but later removed it before people could get hold of it. Since Banky W announced his engagement to Adesua Etomi, most Nollywood stars have started doing same, a sign of flood of marriage to come. Congrat to Him 
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Prophet Joshua Iginla doles out N23 Million to 115 Widows (Video)

Popular Abuja Prophet, Brother Joshua Iginla, of Champions Royal Assembly kubuwa, has showered on 115 widows who are members of the church 200,000 to augment widow’s plight to mark his Birthday.

Although, Sunday May 21, 2017 was his birthday, he said God instructed him to celebrate it in South Africa but his church members decided to celebrate with him. He said, while praying God instructed him to bless the widows.
Iginla made this donation as a mark of honour and ‎respect as well as giving back to the society what the society has bequeathed on his commission. The philanthropic man of God said; he has dedicated the rest of his life ‎to empowerment and charity to the vulnerable particularly to the widows, orphans and the less privileged in the society without minding their religion, tribe or sectional inclination.
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Nigerian Man Arrested with 1.3kg of cocaine at a railway station in Mumbai, India

A Nigerian national was arrested at a suburban railway station in Mumbai, India for possessing cocaine weighing 1.3kg and worth Rs9 crore.

A team from the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) caught Eneh Amobi Wilfred, 47, after a tip-off by a ticket checker on Tuesday, May 16.

"Wilfred said he was as a tourist and as he wanted $200 to return home, he offered to smuggle the drug,"Kumar Sanjay Jha, NCB zonal director, Mumbai and Goa region told Hindustan Times.
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BEDC affirms readiness to provide constant power in Edo, Others

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC has restated its commitment to provide regular power supply in Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo states respectively.

This was disclosed at a three days energy stakeholders meeting tagged, "Ways of Examining the challenges and prospects of the power sector in Edo state" held in Benin City.
Speaking, the Managing Director of BEDC, Mrs Funke Osibodu, said the meeting was to know the challenges faced by the BEDC and customers with a view of finding a lasting solution that would enable regular power supply.
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Oby Ezekwesili's son graduates from Yale University (photos)



 
Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili's son, Chuba Ezekwesili recently graduated with a masters degree from Yale university.
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I have confidence in S- Court judgement - Edo exPDP governorship candidate

Former candidate of the Ali Modu-Sheriff-led Peoples Democratic Party in the last September 28 governorship election in Edo State , Hon. Matthew Uduoriyekemwen yesterday said he has absolute trust in the Supreme Court judgement declaring Ali Modu Sheriffi as the authentic national chairman of the party.
 
He made the assertion when fielding questions from newsmen in his official residence in Benin City, Edo State capital.
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Gov Obaseki inaugurates Edo Library Revival Committee

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has followed up on his promise to revivify Edo State’s Library system by inaugurating the State Library Joint Revival Implementation Committee on Tuesday, and mandating the members to reposition reading culture and library services.


Tasking the committee members at the Edo State Government House in Benin City, where he also inaugurated the committee, the governor reiterated that his administration was poised to revamp public libraries and key into e-library services, which was the contemporary international standard.
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Another container load of arms discovered in Lagos port

Customs officers have discovered yet another container filled with arms at the Tin Can Island Port in Lagos today May 23rd. According to reports, 440 pump action rifles were found in the container that was imported from Turkey. One suspect has been arrested while investigations is still ongoing.

Recall that in January, Customs officers discovered 49 boxes containing 661 pieces of Pump Action Rifles inside a container at the Tin Can Island port.
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Edo to domesticate School Feeding Programme



Edo Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has revealed his administration’s intention to adopt and domesticate the federal government’s Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) in the state before the year runs out.

The governor made this disclosure at the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme Workshop in Benin, on Tuesday, where he said that the benefits of the feeding programme outweighed the promotion of basic education, but would also boost agricultural and economic activities in the state.
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Meet the woman in Michael Jackson’s thriller video that was shot 35 years ago [photos]


   
Do you remember the beautiful lady who featured in Michael Jackson’s Legendary Music Video, Thriller? See Picture above to juggle your memory.

Many years later, the lady identified as Ola Ray has changed quite alot. She’s not 56-years of age, and he’s aged so well. See some photos below: 
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Lagos State Govt cancels N844b Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge Project

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has terminated a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a consortium of firms to build the 4th Mainland Bridge at the cost of N844 billion due to slow pace.

The MoU for the 36 km bridge was signed on 25 May 2016 after two past administrations had promised to do so.

The project was to be financed by Africa Finance Corporation, Access Bank, and other private investors who have already signified intention to be part of the construction, while Visible Assets Limited would be the coordinating firm.
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Toyota Land Cruiser Somersaults In Lagos Accident [photos]




 
The were was an accident at Stadium Bus stop in Lagos, where two vehicle collided and one of them, a Toyota Land Cruiser can be seen with its roof on the ground.

LRU paramedics attended to victims and towed the vehicle. More photos...
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Stunning photos of Ebube Nwagbo As she Stepped Out In Green & White For Glo [Photos]

 
Fine Woman
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Police disrupt protest by Shi'ite members in Abuja [photos]


 
The Nigeria Police officers employed the use of teargas and water tanks to disrupt a protest by Shi'ite members at the National Human Rights commission in Abuja yesterday. Members of the Islamic group were demanding the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky who has been in military custody since December 2015. See more photos after the cut...






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Court adjourns further hearing in Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m till September 24th

Justice Mojisola Olaterogun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has fixed September 24th 2017 for hearing in the application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, seeking a final forfeiture order on the sum of $5.8m belonging to Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The adjournment came following a Court of Appeal order on stay of proceedings sought by Jonathan. The court had, on April 26, 2017, ordered an interim forfeiture of the money, following an ex-parte motion filed by the EFCC.

In granting the temporary forfeiture, the court had adjourned to May 18, 2017 for the respondent to show cause why the money should not be permanently forfeited to the Federal Government.
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Warri billionaire, Emami Ayiri arrives Abuja in a private jet, meets Bola Tinubu, Lai Mohammed [photos]



 
Warri-based billionaire Emami Ayiri arrived the Federal capital territory on Monday. He is pictured with APC chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, others. More photos after the cut...
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MASSOB Paralyses Owerri, Celebrates Biafra Independence Day

Members of the splinter group of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereignty State of Biafra, and Biafra Independent Movement have grounded to a halt, economic activities within Oweeri, Imo state capital.
 
They stormed the major roads and streets of the city in celebration of the Biafra Independence Day.
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Those Saying Jonathan Did Nothing For Ijaws Are Mad - Fani Kayode

Nigeria's Former Aviation Minister and member of the People’s Democratic Party, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, has lashed out at critics of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.

Fani-Kayode, in a tweet, said “Those that say that @GEJonathan did nothing for the Ijaws and the Nigerian people are suffering from a rare form of delusion and madness.”
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I Will Resign From Buhari's Government If... - Ibe Kachikwu


Nigeria's Minister of state for Petroleum Resources Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has said that he will quit from President Buhari-led government if he fails to deliver on the promise to end fuel importation in Nigeria by 2019.


In a BBC's HardTalk interview on Monday, Kachikwu promised he would deliver on the refineries and that he was committed to also deliver a future for oil that makes sense for Nigeria.
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Why Nigeria is Still Struggling to Reach Its Full Potential- Atiku

Nigeria's former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has blamed a shift from regional government to a 36 state structure as one of the reasons Nigeria is still struggling to reach its full potential.

He said this at an event to mark his conferment as “the Hero of Nigeria Democracy” in Lagos on Sunday.
 
According to him, the government needs to restructure the current federal system to devolve more powers and resources to the federating units.
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Saraki Defends NASS' 2017 Budget- We Can't Cut Costs Anywhere

Nigeria's Senate President Bukola Saraki has defended the National Assembly's 2017 budget.

According to him the N125billion set aside for the legislature is totally insignificant when compared to the entire budget for the year.
 
“In as much as we would take our criticism, we owe a responsibility to get across the right message; that is what it cost to run the legislative arm of government," he said on a Channels TV program.
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UK High Court Mocks James Ibori

A High court in London on Monday mocked former Delta state governor, James Ibori, by awarding a nominal £1( about N400) as damages over his claim of unlawful detention by British Home Secretary Amber Rudd.
Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb agreed that Ibori, who spent years in UK jail for money laundering, was unlawfully held for one day, 18 hours and 10 minutes between December 20 and 21 last year.
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Fayose Declares Ekiti, Part Of Biafran States

Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has declared Ekiti state as part of Biafra.

Although unconstitutional, the Ekiti state governor and member of the Opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, aligned his state with the Biafran states.

Fayose stated this when he spoke to newsmen, during the bail hearing of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, at the Federal High Court that sat in Abuja on Tuesday.
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5 SURPRISING FOODS THAT HELP YOU SLEEP BETTER

If you’re having trouble getting to bed or staying asleep, Jumia Travel helps you out by sharing 5 surprising foods that can help you sleep better.

Cereal

When this is eaten before bed, it can help you get better sleep. This is mainly because this food contains two main components for falling asleep: carbohydrates (from the cereal) and calcium (from the milk)
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Watch Tiwa Savage's New Music Video "All Over" [video]


The First Lady of Mavin Records, and Afro Pop Queen Tiwa Savage drops the Kaleidoscopic visuals to her hit single titled “All Over“.
BabyFresh on the beat.. directed by Patrick Elis
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