Showing posts from January, 2016


See photos: You should see some of the tactics used by people in attempt to smuggle illegal items into Saudi Arabia

Lol! some of this photos would pass for a comic showcase.... But then its a serious matter. Saudi Arabia custom officials posted some of the various illegal items people have attempted to smuggle into the country. One of the most popular items uncovered by officials is alcohol which is completely banned in Saudi Arabia. More photos below;

US Rapper, Wale claps back at American fan who mocked Olamide

US rapper Wale posted a photo with Olamide (who performed) on his IG page and one of his fans insulted Olamide’s sandals. Apparently, Olamide was at Toolz wedding this is contrary to reports he wasn’t in attendance.

Here was Wale said in reply:

Photo: Many besiege a mad woman for lucky betting numbers

According to reports, the mad woman sitting and backing the camera in the picture above is said to now have many trolling around her after the number she dishes out came out to be lucky numbers for some people.
Some people have testified that the numbers the woman gave them turned out to be winning numbers. People now rush to her with their bets to help them pick lucky numbers.

Photos: Businessman accuses Sen.Hope Uzodinma of giving his wife HIV/AIDS

Nze Ebubeagu Ekenulo is an activist, a businessman, with interests, in real estate publishing and car hire service. His wife, Hon.Ukachi Amaechi who lost her life in December, 2015 after HIV complications was buried yesterday.
He spoke to ANAYO OHAEKELEM on how Senator Hope Uzodinma allegedly infected his wife, Ukachi Ekenulo aka Ukachi Amaechi a former member of  Imo State House of Assembly with HIV. Excerpts:

Photos: Like seriously? see some of the tactics used by people in attempt to smuggle illegal items into Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia custom officials posted some of the various illegal items people have attempted to smuggle into the country. One of the most popular items uncovered by officials is alcohol which is completely banned in Saudi Arabia. More photos below

Photo of the day: What kind of shoe is this?

wow! what a shoe. lol

Catholic Church transfers Father Mbaka; 'I'm Going to Suffer' - Mbaka Replies

Tears flowed uncontrollably from parishioners and members of the Adoration Ministry as fiery Enugu Catholic priest and director of the ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, yesterday bowed out of Christ the King Parish, GRA, Enugu, which he presided over as parish priest for 20 years.
The entire Enugu capital city also stood still as over 30 lorries accom­panied by thousands of his adoration faithful escorted him in a motorcade to his new parish, Our Lady Parish, Emene, a suburb of the capital city.

“The woman who gave me a substance told me that it was a charm meant to endear my husband to me - Remi Agunbiade

“The woman who gave me a substance told me that it was a charm meant to endear my husband to me. I never knew that what she gave me was acid. All I was trying to do was to keep my husband’s love so that he would not think of leaving me, because I know that my marriage with any other man would not endure because of my barrenness.”
These were that words of Remi Agunbiade (38), a resident of Ita Barika, Foko area of Ibadan, Oyo State, after she was arrested by the policemen from Iyaganku Division over an alleged attempt to kill her husband, one Olawale Shola, by pouring acid on him on January 27, 2016.

See inside photos of Mariah Carey and James Packer's $250k a month hilltop mansion

The couple recently moved to The Oaks in Calabasas, Los Angeles, home to many celebrities. The couple who recently got engaged are renting the mansion which has eight bedrooms, a guest quarters, private cinema and spa, an elevator, basketball court etc. See the photos below;

Rihanna's new album goes platinum just one day after release but Billboard mag won't recongnize it!

Rihanna released her new album 'Anti' this week, first on Tidal and then on iTunes. And yesterday the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified it with Platinum status...but Billboard magazine refused to recognize the platinum status.

And here's why. As part of a $25million deal with Samsung, Anti became available as a free download on Jay Z's Tidal this week, making it to go platinum instantly...

READ: Interesting tweets by Sen. Ben Bruce


Australian Open: Teary Serena Williams congratulates Angelique Kerber for winning

World number one, Serena Williams today surprisingly lost the Australian Open final to Angelique Kerber after battling with the world no 6. She later admitted with tears in her eyes that Kerber deserved to win. "You did so well, let me be the first to congratulate you," a teary-eyed Williams said on court. "You truly played so well in the moment."
Angelique Kerber beat Serena 6-4,3-6,6-4 in the final on the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne

Inspirational words from Comedian I Go Dye

True talk brother... preach on

Phil Collins back with 3rd ex-wife, 8 years after their £25m divorce

Legendary singer Phil Collins, 64, is back with his 3rd former wife, Orianne Cevey, 8 years after he divorced her in one of the most expensive divorce settlements in the UK entertainment world at the time, topping the £24.3m Paul McCartney paid to Heather Mills after their split. He paid Orianne £25m in 2008 in a highly-publicized divorce.

The couple married in 1999 and had two children. They separated in 2006 and officially divorced in 2008 saying they had "grown apart". But Collins has now revealed they are back together and even living together in Miami with their sons, Nicholas, 14, and Matthew, 11.

Obanikoro to EFCC: Stop this media trial, publish names of the directors and signatories to the McNamara account

The immediate past Minister of State, Foreign Affairs and a former Nigerian Ambassador to Ghana, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has challenged controversial online platform, Sahara Reporters and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to sincerely publish the names of the Directors and signatories to the alleged Silva McNamara Limited account to the public as at when the said money was paid instead of demonising and deceiving Nigerians with vague, contrived and distorted information.

Obanikoro is appalled by the public political persecution embarked upon by these agencies noting that there is nowhere in the world where investigations are being conducted using the pages of the newspapers.

Chris Brown goes on Twitter rant about Grammys 2016

This Jan 2016 is something else. Chris Brown is venting his frustrations over the 2016 Grammy Awards on Twitter. Chris who is nominated in one category this year, seems to be venting on the current state of affairs in the music industry.

    "#GRAMMY? This is probably the main reason I love being free to create any kind of music I want. Too many people kiss ass and work less," He said:

    "If u turn on ya radio right now I promise within the hour you will hear Chris Brown on damn near half the songs or I've co-written. The awards used to mean something. Now it's about likes, and memes."

Late David Bowie leaves nearly half of $100 million fortune to his wife, Iman, kids, PA and Nanny

New details following David Bowie's death have been revealed. The late rock icon's will, which was filed in court on Friday in Manhattan, allegedly revealed that Bowie has left nearly half of his $100 million estate to his wife Iman, along with the couple's home on Lafayette Street in Manhattan, according to the New York Post's Page Six, who obtained the documents.

Their daughter, Alexandria, gets his Ulster County home in upstate New York, and will split the remaining of Bowie's fortune with his son from a previous relationship, Duncan Jones.

Seize any money in any foreign account that is traced to me- Sen. Akpabio tells FG

Former Akwa Ibom state governor and Senator, Godswill Akpabio, has asked the Federal government to seize any money in any foreign account that is traced to him. Akpabio said this in a statement he released today through his spokesperson, Anietie Ekong. He released the statement to debunk a newspaper report that he had made a secret attempt to withdraw $7.2 billion from banks in Dubai, United Arab Emirate, through channels in the Central Bank of Nigeria.

He lost $6bn in 1 day but is still the 5th richest in the world + See top 10 richest men in the world

Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos (right) lost $6 billion in one day after his company's share price fell 11 percent but don't cry for him, he still has $49.2 billion even though he slipped from fourth place to fifth on Forbes's rich list.

According to Forbes, he was worth $49.8 billion at 5pm. In the space of 30 minutes he lost $800million, so ended up falling behind Carlos Slim Helu of Mexico, who is now the fourth richest person in the world with a net worth of $49.6 billion.

$2.1bn arms deal: EFCC operative arrested for collecting N45m bribe from indicted military officers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one of its operatives, Abdulrahman Mohammed Biu, a Deputy Detective Superintendent for allegedly collecting $150,000 (about N45 million) from seven yet to be named military officers currently under investigation for their involvement in the $2.1 billion arms procurement fraud.

A statement issued by EFCC’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, said Abdulrahman collected the money from the indicted military officers with a promise to give them soft landing to escape probe.

Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha clears the air on viral Twitter jabs

Nollywood actress, Chioma Chukwuka, has finally come out to clear the air on her tweet that went viral yesterday. If you missed it. According to her, she wasn’t throwing shade at fellow actresses Uche Jombo, Omoni Oboli, Blessing Egbe, Ufuoma McDermott and producer Emem Isong.

 She explained that she meant no harm and was misunderstood by all. She posted a tweet this morning saying what she meant was that you don't necessarily have to be related by blood to be called sisters.

Read her tweets below;

"I use profit made from fish-selling to sponsor my children's education" - Mrs. Eunice Godwin

A true mother is one who sacrifices for her children, a caregiver who does whatever it takes to put a smile on the faces of her children. In a world where true motherhood is becoming a rarity, Mrs Godwin is an exception

MUSIC: Super Star Calebin new hit "Whatsup" still trending non-stop

Just 3 songz i've been jamming none-stop: 1.Whatsup 2.Whatsup 3.Whatsup by Super Star Calebin ...Yeah! U heard right, same song all the way — Rex Cleanus (@endybaba) January 29, 2016 He is still trending as the song keeps gathering momentum ... stay on it, play and enjoy.
Now PLAY to feel it & tell me what's up... — Rex Cleanus (@endybaba) January 29, 2016 Click PLAY

Health Minister warns pregnant Nigerian women against traveling to Latin America over outbreak of Zika Virus

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has warned pregnant Nigerian women against traveling to Latin America over the recent outbreak of a strange viral disease known as Zika which is transmitted by a certain class of Mosquito. The strange disease causes babies to have abnormally small heads and growth difficulties.

The spokesperson of the Federal Ministry of Health, Boade Akinola, in a statement released today, said that there is no recorded case of the disease in Nigeria.

Supreme Court sacks Ubah and Stella Oduah

This is according to tweets from Sahara Reporters..

Meet the Richest Black Man in America: the incredible rise of Robert F. Smith

Robert F. Smith is the CEO and founder of private equity firm Vista Equity Partners.  The billionaire was just on the cover of Forbes’ richest Americans issue.

The 52-year-old worked tirelessly to create a $2.5 billion fortune – landing him at No. 268 spot on the list of the richest Americans. Coming in as the second richest African-American after Oprah Winfrey.  He’s even created more capital that Michael Jordan!

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Check out this police man dress lol

Lol! See Nigerian police man ooo.... #FunnyDress

Court denies IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja has denied the bail application of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra and director of Biafran Radio, Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu is standing trial for treasonable offences filed against him by the Federal government.

Justice John Tsoho in his ruling today said Kanu should be remanded in prison until his trial, because he was a threat to national security and since he has dual citizenship, could jump bail.

Meet Affiong Williams, CEO of ReelFruits; She was listed as a future billionaire by Forbes

Affiong Williams is the CEO of ReelFruit, a thriving agribusiness company. Her entrepreneurial journey in the agricultural space started in 2012 when she spotted a niche in fruits sector. Affiong tapped into her vision, and has set out to produce a world class fruit snacks and beverages venture. Recently, Forbes Africa made a list of 30 under 30 African entrepreneurs who were described as the billionaires of tomorrow who will create the jobs and wealth that this continent needs and Affiong Williams, Founder of Reel Fruit is on the list!

" I Will Go To The Ends Of The Earth To Feed My Family"-Ruth Kadiri speaks on sacrifice

Actress Ruth Kadiri took to her Instagram page to share her thoughts on the extent she can go to sacrifice for her family. She also has a few words about so-called friends who don't understand the responsibility that comes with this sacrifice.

She wrote:

US President Obama Weighs in on the ‘White Oscars’

President Barack Obama weighed in on the Oscar nominations controversy for the first time in an exclusive one-on-one interview with ABC7's David Ono. The President invited Ono to meet in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House on Wednesday. The conversation turned to diversity in the film industry after the second straight year of all-white acting nominations for the Oscars by the Academy.

'I fear Super Eagles players might reject call ups because of owed salaries' - Sunday Oliseh

Super Eagles of Nigeria head coach Sunday Oliseh fresh from being knocked out of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) has revealed that players might reject future call ups to the squad due to their owed salaries. He said some players are already calling him to ask for their entitlements.

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers is approaching and according to the one time Super Eagles captain, players might snub his calls.

Read this hilarious but serious letter a street in Abuja got from armed robbers

The letter above was purportedly sent by armed robbers to people staying at a street in Karu in Abuja. It was actually posted at the street corner. A LIB reader who lives in the area sent it in. These real owners of property sef...see list! Lol. Read the full letter below;

Buhari rejects devaluation of Naira, says "I won't kill the Naira"

Press statement from the Presidency
President Muhammadu Buhari declared late Wednesday in Nairobi that he was yet to be convinced that Nigeria and its people will derive any tangible benefit from an official devaluation of the Naira. Speaking at an interactive meeting with Nigerians living in Kenya, President Buhari maintained that while export-driven economies could benefit from devaluation of their currencies, devaluation will only result infurther inflation and hardship for the poor and middle classes in Nigeria's import-dependent economy.

This is how premier league title race will end according to new statistics

A U.S company stimulated statistics has revealed that Arsenal will win the league, Leicester will finish in the top four, Man United will miss out on the Champions League again and Norwich, Sunderland and Villa will be at the bottom of  the table.

The predicted table is based on each premier league match for the remainder of the season being simulated 10,000 times to get a vital statistics. According to it, Arsenal  are in pole position to win the Premier League this season despite currently being three points off league leaders Leicester, The Gunners have  a 45.3 percent chance of finishing top of the table, three percent better than Manchester City.  However it's bad news for  Manchester United, as the statistics suggest they'll miss out on champions league for the second time in three years, with Tottenham and Leicester filling the other top four spots.

See photos: Leonardo DiCaprio meets Pope Francis

Hollywood actor, Leonardo DiCaprio who is also a green crusader was in Vatican to meet with the Pope and discuss their mutual interest on environmental matters.

'Your Holiness, thank you for granting me this private audience with you,' DiCaprio said in Italian as he arrived in the Apostolic Palace and kissed the pope's ring.

The equipment Buhari is using to fight Boko Haram are the ones my administration bought- GEJ

In an interview with International news channel, France24, Former President Goodluck Jonathan, said that the current administration is still using the equipment his administration bought while he was in government.

    “The new government is working hard and I believe they are still using the equipment we procured. The budget is still being debated, no new equipment has been bought, so even those equipment the president is using to prosecute the war against Boko Haram are those equipment we procured and I believe that with what we left behind and the new ones they will acquire, this issue of Boko Haram will be taken to a logical conclusion.

Daughter of late billionaire, Deinde Fernandez, calls out her father's wife on Instagram

Abimbola, one of the daughters of late billionaire and philanthropist, Deinde Fernandez, took to her Instagram page some hours ago to speak against her late father's wife, Halima Fernandez. Abimbola in some posts on her Instagram page and in the comment section, accused Halima of preventing her and her siblings from bringing his corpse to Nigeria for burial after he died in Belgium, September last year. Abimbola said her father's wife is also fighting for his wealth. See more of what she wrote below;

Tweet from Sahara Reporters - Obaigbena agrees to return N670m?

Chairman of ThisDay Newspaper and President of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Nduka Obaigbena, submitted himself to the EFCC on Tuesday Jan. 26th after being indicted in the on-going arms deal scandal. He is alleged to have received  N670 million from the office of the NSA, which he acknowledged but said N500 million was paid to ThisDay as compensation for the terrorist attack on the newspaper by Boko Haram and the rest was distributed as compensation to other newspapers houses whose offices were invaded by the military when it seized copies of papers and obstructed circulation operations.

Now the beef drama shifts to Nollywood lol! Chioma Akpotha vs Uche Jumbo, Omoni Oboli, Blessing Egbe & Ufuoma McDermott

If this wasn't 2016, the year of clap-back and drama, I would have said this was scripted. Actress Chioma Akpotha started the drama by posting this pic of Uche Jombo, Blessing Egbe, Emem Isong Ufuoma McDermott & Omoni Oboli with that caption. See the responses she got from the actresses below;

London to LA plane turns around as passengers & crew fall ill, then air is tested before paramedics are let on & luggage seized for checks

There was a strange occurrence on American Airlines Flight AA109 from London to Los Angeles. 6 cabin crew members and two passengers suddenly fell ill, forcing the plane to declare an emergency landing and return to London. When they landed at Heathrow, passengers said they were not told anything other than they should remain in their seats. An official from the London Fire service got onboard the plane to carry out tests on the air inside the cabin before passengers were allowed to disembark but their luggage was confiscated for analysis.

PDP Governors Forum condemn Gulak declaring himself national chairman of the party

Yesterday, former President Jonathan aide, Ahmed Gulak, stormed the PDP Secretariat in Abuja where he declared himself the new national chairman of the party after a meeting with staff. The PDP Governor's Forum has condemned the action, saying it was uncalled for.

    "The invasion of the party headquarters on Wednesday by Ahmed Gulak, who reportedly assumed the Chairmanship of the PDP, is regrettable and condemnable.

See photos: 107 African migrants heading to EU intercepted by Libyan Coast Guard

Libyan Coast Guard on Wednesday, January 27, intercepted a boat boats carrying 107 African migrants making their way to Europe. The migrants are from Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Gambia, etc. Libya, with a coastline of 1,770km, has always been a stepping stone for African migrants seeking a better life in Europe.

'Your record in office is appalling' - Falana replies Okonjo-Iweala

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has replied former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who on Monday Jan. 25, described him as an Intergrity Challenged Charlatan in a statement she released. In a statement released on Sunday January 24th, Falana had attempted to link Okonjo-Iweala to the $2.1 billion scandal, calling for her arrest and prosecution.

Reacting to Okonjo-Iweala's statement, Falana yesterday in his own statement, accused her of being quick to deflect criticisms by accusing anyone seeking to hold her to account for her 'appalling records' in government, of having ulterior political motives. Read more below;

2face Idibia finally reacts to Blackface's allegations of song theft against him

In a chat with Channels TV’s Entertainment News, 2face reacted to the allegations of song theft by his former band mate - Blackface. He said, 

    'My brother it’s just so unfortunate. I don't know where it is coming from. I'm trying to think of different reasons. I thought maybe his account was hacked or something. Apparently it wasn’t hacked, so we'll trash the whole matter.. but I've got nothing but love and respect for him and it's just so unfortunate that he's coming at me like that.'

Enugu Rtual Killings: 'Keke Marwa' Operators Identify The Victims

Following the discovery of three decomposed bodies and eight human skulls that were exhumed from a building site at Ugwuaji area of Enugu metropolis last Monday, the Tricycle Riders’ Association, popularly known as “Keke Riders,” yesterday identified three of the victims in the suspected ritual killing at Ugwuaji as their members.

This came on a day the Civil Liberty Organization, CLO, equally  tasked security agencies to quickly unmask the masterminds behind the dastardly act.

Omg! See graphic photos: Girl rescued after boyfriend in search of riches held her in deep pit for 8 Months

Omg! This is extremely shocking news... photos have emerged of a young girl who was recently rescued after her boyfriend in search of riches left her in a deep pit for 8 months!

This happened in Tanzania. This Lady spent 8 months in a deep pit, feeding twice a week and thank God she is still alive. This was done reportedly by her boyfriend in search for riches. See his photos below;