Monday, 2 November 2015

Photos : President Buhari and Jonathan in ‘Secret’ Meeting

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Goodluck Jonathan met briefly at the new banquet hall of the presidential villa, Abuja, this  afternoon. According to The Cable , the meeting the two lasted only 10 minutes . The Cable also claimed that no presidential aides in attendance as  the former president , who arrived in a black Range Rover, was seen off by Buhari to the front of the venue after the meeting. .See more photos below

Saturday, 31 October 2015

Photos : Tiger-Battery powered stove spotted in Aba

A battery-powered stove which was spotted in Aba. The owner said that the stove servers better and the battery lasts compared to the amount of money we Nigerians waste on kerosene/gas .

There are no details on how it works but the battery serving as a power source for the charcoal blower isn't a bad guess ! See more pics below

Revealed : How Saraki Used and Dumped PDP Senators

Article by Nigerian Pilot :

Forced Amaechi’s confirmation as minister PDP Senators stage walkout.

At the end of yesterday’s confirmation of ministerial nominees earlier screened by the Senate with the President, Olubukola Saraki presiding, it dawned on lawmakers of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP they had been taken on a ride by the former and dumped when it mattered most to their aggregate democratic image.

Saturday, 24 October 2015

Breaking News : Wike removed as Rivers state governor by tribunal

Wike's election as Rivers state governor has been nullified by the state's governorship election petition tribunal . Read full story from The Cable below:

The Rivers state governorship election ‎petition tribunal sitting in Abuja has nullified the election of Nyesom Wike as governor of the state. The tribunal ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a fresh governorship election in the state.

Monday, 19 October 2015

Record breaker ! Ronaldo becomes Real Madrid's all time scorer (Photos)

 Cristiano Ronaldo is now Real Madrid's leading goal scorer with 324 goals in 310 games . He surpassed  Raul  after scoring against Levante on Saturday afternoon. The ex- Spain international Raul played 741 times for Real over the course of a 16-year period between 1994 and 2010 with 309 goals

Ronaldo joined Madrid from Manchester United in 2009 for a then world-record fee of €94 million (£80m).  Prior to the match Ronaldo was presented with the Golden Shoe after finishing as Europe's top goalscorer last season.

Boko Haram kill 12 in Adamawa attack

Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members killed 12 people in an attack on an Adamawa state village at the weekend  . Speaking to reporters , a former Chairman of Madagali Local Government Maina Ularamu, said that the insurgents attacked Dar Village at about 8:30 p.m on Saturday.

Photos from Ubi Franklin & Lilian Esoro's court wedding

CEO of Triple MG record label and   Iyanya's business partner , Ubi Franklin shared  beautiful photos from his court wedding with actress Lilian Esoro.

Ubi and Lilian got married on Thursday at Ikoyi Registry  and their traditional wedding is on the 1st of November.

Pretty or nah ? This is how Yemi Alade looks like without make up

The singer took to his Instagram page to share photos of her face without the  " applied illusional of colours for beauty " . See another photo below :

12,700 APC members defect to PDP in Kogi State

The campaign train of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, hit Igalamela/Odolu and Ofu Local Government areas, weekend, with the governor and the candidate of the party in the November 21 governorship poll, Idris Wada, assuring the people of continued delivery of democracy dividends.

At Ofu Local Government Area, the home base of the candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, Prince Abubakar Audu, 12,700 APC members officially defected to PDP from All Progressives Congress, APC.

Arsene Wenger believes his team's form in the Premier League could help against Bayern

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes that his team's current fantastic run of form in the Premier League would prepare them ahead of Champions League match against  German heavyweights Bayern Munich . The Gunners beat Watford 3-0 on Saturday with Alexis Sanchez ,Oliver Giroud and Aaron Ramsey on the score sheet  .Wenger said:

“We're on a perfect run in the Premier League, and on the other hand it was perfect preparation for Bayern because we had no injuries and got the three points.We are now in a position where we can really focus and give it everything on Tuesday night. I wil

Photos: Archaeologists discover the city of Sodom & Gomorrah and it matches the biblical description

 After decades of excavations, researchers believe they have finally found the ruins of the Biblical city of Sodom.

Experts investigating the region of Tall el-Hammam in Jordan believe the remains of a 'monstrous' Bronze Age city match the Biblical description of the city destroyed by God.

Not only would the site have been the largest city in the region, as described in the Bible, it is situated to the east of the River Jordan, dates back to between 3500 and 1540 BC and is thought to have been suddenly abandoned.

Sunday, 18 October 2015

Photos : Superstar actress Omotola wows in purple for an event

 The actress put  her fine self  on display for an event in a purple dress . Check out more pics below

You Are Still A Dictator- PDP Tells Buhari ….APC Anti-Corruption Crusade, A Sham

Text of Press Conference By the National Publicity Secretary Of The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, Today Sunday, October 18, 2015

Gentlemen of the press, we have called you up this afternoon to, through you, expose the hypocrisy, double standard and dictatorial proclivities of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC Government in its orchestrated anti-corruption fight in Nigeria.

Photos :Check out Mercy Aigbe's outfit to City People Fashion & Beauty awards

Mercy  won the award for the Most Stylish Female Showbiz Star of the Year 2015. More photos below

Jude Okoye and his adorable daughter in new photo

The music  producer shared the photo above of himself with his cute daughter on Instagram .

Omg ! Thousands spot floating city in the sky in China ... then it disappears ! (Photos/Video )

 A 'floating city' was seen by thousands of people in China  in the sky. Residents of Jiangxi and Foshan were stunned when they saw what they thought to be towering sky scrapers appearing from the clouds.

While many believed they had seen a parallel universes, weather experts say the phenomenon was down to an optical illusion known as a Fata Morgana.

Impatient Mourinho seeks to replace Hazard with this player he has been monitoring

Its no news that Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has lost patience with  Eden Hazard as the Belgian  was dropped to the bench on Saturday against Aston Villa.  The Portuguese tactician is now   looking into signing Sevilla's Yevhen Konoplyanka . He was  reported to have told a fellow manager that he was checking on his transfer target in Ukraine earlier this week.

Here is a list of the 5 youngest PhD holders in Nigeria

Article written by Nigerianscholars:

Climbing the academic walls of the higher institution down to the peak of obtaining a Doctorate degree (PhD) has always been considered to be quite a meritorious feat.

Nigerians are one of the most educated nationalities, behind the Indians and Chinese. Nigerians attain the highest level of educational study (PhD) in various fields. The recent trends are the PhD holders in their very young age. See list below :

Photos : Asian's biggest star ,Angelababy, marries in 6 billion naira lavish wedding ceremony

Yang , known as Angelababy  , an actress, singer and model dubbed the Kim Kardashian of China got married leading actor Huang Xiaoming in Shanghai last week in a lavish £20million   -  6 billion naira - wedding ceremony .  Her wedding was  more than  complete with a ten-foot tall wedding cake, a holographic , a custom Dior gown and was graced by  2,000 of her closest friends.

Yang's stunning dress took five months to create and was made using hundreds of feet of satin organza and tulle. Her wedding ring ,  an enormous six-carat diamond from Chaumet, is said to have cost a whopping £1million ( 300 million naira) and each of her 2,000 guests was reportedly given a bag full of gifts, including a mobile phone . See all the photos below

If you aint happy with my appointments, go and climb Kufena mountain, fall and die - El Rufai

Governor of Kaduna State  Nasir El-Rufai blasted his critics who accused him of lopsidedness in political appointments since he assumed office.  The governor who made reprehensible comments about his critics  while  answering questions yesterday (Oct 17) at the 4th Town Hall meeting in Kaduna Central, said he could not  give appointments to persons who did not vote for him during the governorship election, adding that anyone not happy with the situation should go and commit suicide.

Mercy Johnson made global ambassador for Miss Nigeria Ireland Pageant (Photos)

Nollywood star actress Mercy Johnson has been made the Global Ambassador for Miss Nigeria Ireland Pageant.The pregnant mother of two  was presented with the award by the Federal House of Rep. member, Hon. Sergius Ogun.

The 31-yr-old actress made the journey to Dublin Ireland for the maiden edition of Miss Nigeria Ireland beauty contest with her family .See more photos below

Photo :Married man poisons pregnant girlfriend, buries her corpse in shallow grave in Imo State

by The Sun Newspaper :

A 39-year-old man, Chamberlin Ojoko from Ezinihitte Mbaise LGA, Imo State, allegedly gave his pregnant girlfriend, Chinonye Ella, 25, a local abortion concoc­tion.

Photos & Video : Super Eaglets begin u-17 world cup defence with 2-0 win over USA

 Nigeria, the reigning U-17 World Champions, have begun their title defence on the right foot after taking down USA 2-0 in the Super Eaglets’ opening match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015.

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Bring the world cup home- Buhari urges Golden Eaglets as Nigeria starts defence today !

Nigeria Golden Eaglets open the defense of the cup they won two years ago ,when they confront the USA in Chile on Saturday Oct 17 at 9pm. President of Nigeria , Buhari , has now urged our Eaglets to bring home the world cup

Press statement from the Presidency below :

Friday, 16 October 2015

Atiku Abubakar reacts to today's Maiduguri bomb blast

4 Suicide bombers reportedly  attacked Molai community in Maiduguri the Borno state capital, this morning killing at least 22 persons. The early morning suicide attack came barely 12 hours after two male suicide bombers attacked Maiduguri killing people who were praying in a mosque ,Leadership reports.

A Red Cross official that was at the scene of the incident said :
 “We have 22 dead bodies including that of the female suicide bombers at the scene blast”. 
Narrating how the early morning blast happened, Abba Khalil, a top official of the Civilian-JTF said :

Our sovereignty as a nation is threatened - Chief of Army Staff

Read press statement from the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai :

The next few days will be crucial to Op Lafiya Dole. It is also crucial to our country Nigeria. Our sovereignty as a nation is threatened. The Nigerian Army and indeed the military as the symbol of our nationhood is being challenged. Our ability to stand and defeat the Boko Haram terrorists in the next few weeks will determine the future of our country.

Photos : Anthony Martial named Barclays Premier League player of the month for September

Manchester United's  Anthony Martial has been named Barclays Premier League player of the month for September .

The 19-yr-old  French man  joined the Red Devils from Monaco for an initial £36million and scored three goals in the month. Big congrats to him .  Martial is certainly a  Ballon d'or prospect !

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Photos : Cristiano Ronaldo receieves record fourth Golden Boot award !

He's  a beast !  Superstar footballer Cristiano Ronaldo received his record fourth Golden Boot award on Tuesday for being the leading goalscorer in all of Europe's domestic leagues last season.

The 30-year-old Portuguese  scored 48 goals in 35 Spanish league games to claim his third Golden Boot playing for Real Madrid.

Ronaldo  also became Madrid's all-time leading scorer on Sept. 30 with 324 goals, surpassing Raul Gonzalez's previous mark.  He  said after receiving the award :

'This is another great moment in my career. Receiving the fourth Golden Shoe is a great honour and a privilege .But without my team-mates, I would not be able to win individual awards. always want to win more. I want five, six or seven Golden Shoes if possible.Real Madrid are the biggest club in the world and we always have to win titles.

Saturday, 10 October 2015

Nigerian Senate lists THREE criteria all ministerial nominees must fulfill before screening

The Nigerian senate has released a list of three, 3, basic criteria each ministerial nominee must meet before screening.

Chairman, Senate ad hoc Committee on Media and Publicity, Dino Melaye, who briefed newsmen at the end of plenary said the upper chamber at its closed session agreed on hurdles to be scaled by the nominees before their eventual clearance; PUNCH reports.

Photo : NNPC releases first monthly Oil and Gas report

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have released their first monthly oil and gas report as promised by the new General Managing Director of the corporation Dr Ibe Kachikwu during a press briefing.

The report  covers the activities of the corporation for the month of January to August showcasing  financial transactions in the upstream, midstream and downstream sector. It also  shows increase in refining capacity of the nation refineries and also detail crude allocation to them. Other areas covered by the report includes

  • Crude Oil Lifting Values
  • Monthly Lifting Entitlement (Million Barrels)
  • Sales Revenue From PPMC Product Distribution Sales Volume
  • Gas Supply to Power plants & Generation
  • NNPC Group Revenue
See report below