Place Advert

Place Advert

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Fed. Gov't To Provide 370,000 Jobs Nationwide

In an effort to address the high unemployment problem, especially among youths, the Federal Government has begun the provision of about 370,000 jobs across the country.
The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, made the announcement at the flag-off of the Federal Government Community Service Scheme, held in Yola on Monday.

SEC Boss, Arunma Oteh, Sent on Compulsory Leave

The Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has directed the Director-General of the Commission, Ms Arunma Oteh to proceed on compulsory leave, to enable them probe allegations of financial misappropriation and disharmony in the apex capital market regulator.

The Board has also named Ms Daisy Ekineh, an Executive Commissioner of SEC, to act as Director-General.

Confirmed: Farouk Lawan Took Bribe in Dollars- Leadership Newspaper


Contrary to his frantic denial of involvement in the ongoing scandal over a $3m bribery allegation, the chairman of the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on the fuel subsidy probe, Hon. Farouk Lawan, collected money to alter the outcome of the probe, LEADERSHIP findings have revealed.

A top state security official who spoke to LEADERSHIP on the condition of anonymity yesterday said Lawan was taped in a sting while he was collecting the money.

Big Brother Update: Keagan Calls Biggie "Stupid"

Keagan Looking For Trouble. Calls Biggie "Stupid".
South African Big Brother Stargame contestant Keagan, on Monday, June 11, 2012 called Big Brother ‘stupid’.   This happened during their session with Biggie in the diary room.
Biggie asked him how he felt about their eviction nomination and about his plans to make the game interesting this week.

George Zimmerman Wife Arrested


Shellie Zimmerman, wife of George Zimmerman has been arrested on perjury charges. Sheila was arrested today for testifying untruthfully at her husband's bond hearing. Her bond has been set at $1,000

A Judge in Florida revoked George Zimmerman's bond on June 1st after he and his wife lied about how much donation money was collected from his website.

Free Legal Services To Families of Dana Air Crash Victims- Lagos State Gov't

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has offered free legal services to families of victims of the Dana Air crash, that need to use legal process in pursuit of their rights and settling their compensation.

The governor revealed this when he met with families and members of the diplomatic community whose members and nationals died in the Dana Air crash.

The meeting which was held behind closed doors took far-reaching decisions on the way forward concerning the identification and release of bodies as well as sharing of detailed information with the families.

VIDEO: P Square Ft Rick Ross-" Beautiful Oyinye"

Psquare just released a new bang song entitled, " Beautiful Oyinye" ft Rick Ross. Check the Pictures below. I will post the videos later. Please check back.

PHOTOS: Pensioners Protest in Abuja


This morning retired workers protested over unpaid monthly pensions in Abuja. The pensioners gathered at the office of head of the Civil Service of the federation at the Federal Secretariat demanding for payment of their monthly stipends.
Nigerian official anti-corruption agency EFCC recently arrested top who stole and shared billions of naira from pension funds.


See More Photos Below:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Halima Abubakar


Today (June 12) is the birthday of popular Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar. She is from Kogi State (Nigeria). She attended Bayero University, Kano, where she studied Sociology. She got her first role in a Nollywood movie in 2001. In 2011, she won the award for Best Actress, at the Afro Hollywood Awards. Some of the movies, which she has to her credit are Slip of Fate, Tears of a Child, Secret Shadows, Gangster Paradise, and Area Mama.
Happy B- day!

LASU Graduates 27,087 Graduates Tomorrow


THE Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University, Prof. John Oladapo Obafunwa, has said 27,087 graduands would be awarded certificates tomorrow and on Thursday at its 17th convocation.
Forty-one of the 27,087 graduands have first class honours, 2,832 made second class upper division, 14,922 had second class lower division, 4100 have third class honours while 140 made pass grade.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Djimon Honsou's Mistress, Kola Boof, fights Linda Ikeji Over Sex Tape, on Twitter

Linda Ikeji
Kola Boof

Egyptian/Sudanese-American Bestselling novelist, poet, television writer Kola Boof ,responds to Linda Ikeji's post about alleged sex tape of her and Hollywood Actor Djimon Honsou.She called Linda Ikeji all sorts of names we can't repeat on here.
 They are very insultul words. I know MY DEAR LINDA will react well.
Read Kola Boof's rants on Twitter below:

HEADIES 2012 AWARD: Tuface, Wizkid, Others To Get Awards

 
Nigeria’s biggest and most respected music awards, The Headies is back for the seventh year!

Organizers of Hip Hop World Awards which debuted in 2006 this week announced “A countdown to the big day”- which officially kicks off THE HEADIES.

“On July 23, we will have a mini event to give out the car and plaques to last year’s winners, and then the following day, we will officially launch the countdown to the big day by announcing nominees, hosts, sponsors and other plans” Ayo Animashaun says.

A total of 23 Plaques will be given to last year’s winners- 2face, Don Jazzy, Darey, Ice Prince, MI, Waje, DJ Tee, Modenine, Cabo Snoop, eLDee, Femi, Dr. Sid, Jah Bless and WizKid with Wizkid leaving with the biggest prize- a brand new Hyundai Sonata 2011.

GOOD NEWS: Kidnapped Boys Found, Kidnappers Arrested.

Remember I reported this story before where 3 children were kidnapped by their own drivers on their way back rom school. If you missed it click HERE

The kidnappers were arrested in Makurdi along with the driver.

The driver had arranged for them to be kidnapped when he went to pick them up from school in Abuja. Thank you so much for sharing the report of the crime. Please share, broadcast and thank everyone for their prayers and support.

What can I say but Thank Baba God. Also, thank you all bloggers that also publish it.

BREAKING NEWS: Gunmen Attack Students In Federal Gov't College Kano

Just heard that some gunmen just attacked the students in Federal Government College Kano. Details to come soon. Check back.

BREAKING NEWS: Robbers Attack Villages in Zamfara, Kill 27.

Twenty seven persons, including a policeman were killed by armed robbers in the early hours of Monday in Dangulbi Village in the Dansadau Emirate of Zamfara.

An eye-witness, Alhaji Lawalli Dangulbi, who spoke to newsmen at the Gusau Specialist Hospital, said there was pandemonium in the village when the robbers struck.
He said the assailants shot sporadically, killing 18 persons instantly.

Court Adjourns N2b Assault Civil Lawsuit, Awards Costs Against Bishop Oyedepo



An Ogun State High Court, Monday, adjourned till Wednesday, 13 June, proceeding in the N2 billion suit instituted against Bishop David Oyedepo by Lagos lawyer, Mr. Robert Igbinedion over the alleged slapping of a female member of his congregation.
The adjournment was sequel to a letter sent to the court by Oyedepo’s lawyer, Mr. Dele Adesina (SAN), saying he is unable to attend the proceeding because of a matter he is handling before the Supreme Court.
He apologised to the court over the development and requested for an adjournment to Wednesday this week.

7,000 Ghost Workers Discovered -Niger State Government

Governor Babangida Aliyu
The Niger State Government says it has uncovered 7,000 ghost workers in the payroll of the 25 Local Governments Councils in the state. The government said that the ghost workers were discovered by a consultant it engaged to conduct staff verification in the councils.

Alhaji Adamu Garafini, the Permanent Secretary in charge of the Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, announced made the disclosure at a news conference on Monday in Minna.
He said that out of the figure, preliminary reports showed that 3,394 were fake Local Government staff while the rest were teachers in primary schools in the state.

How They Kidnapped Me- Christian Obodo

Nigeria and Udinese midfielder Christian Obodo is relieved finally to reunite with his family and friends after his kidnapping, but exclusively tells KickOffNigeria.com that it was an 'inside job'.
Obodo was kidnapped on Saturday morning on his way to church at Effurun, near Warri, but rescued on Sunday night around Isoko, on the outskirts of the town.

He spoke exclusively to KickOffNigeria.com for the first time of the entire experience.
"I couldn't believe it. I was on my way to church and I had just parked my car when six boys, very young boys, just came to me and started ordering me to come with them

TRIBUTE: Special Tribute To Livi Ajuonuma- Died In Dana Crash

Many may not know. But those who know him knows that he more than deserve this special tribute. He is somebody I admire greatly. But for those who do not know him I think this is a special to get to know who this wonderful man is. Please  read the full description and proile of Livi Ajuonuma below:
Levi Ajuonuma
The last time this writer saw Dr. Livi Ajuonuma was on a Sunday in 2008. That was at Mac Nsonwu’s defunct Do-It-All, a one-stop relaxation joint that has since relocated to Owerri, the Imo State capital as 40-40.

Livi or Doc, as he was fondly called by all who knew him closely,

BREAKING: Lagos State Gov't Declares June 12 Public Holiday


The Lagos State Government has declared tomorrow public holiday in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria to remember the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, MKO, who won the botched 12 June, 1993 Presidential election.

The Public Service Office, told newsmen that tomorrow had been declared public holiday in remembrance of 12 June election won by Abiola.

The State Government in collaboration with June 12

National Assembly Set To Honour Mikel Obi Over FA Cup and Champions Leagues Wins

Mikel Obi
All roads will lead to the National Assembly on June 19, when the House of Representative Committee on Sports will honour holidaying Nigerian international, John Mikel Obi, at the complex in recognition of his winning both the FA Cup and UEFA Champions League with his Premiership side, Chelsea, in the just concluded season.

The Chairman of the House Committee, Hon. Godfrey Ali Gaiya, hinged the decision to honour the Chelsea’s star on the determination of the National Assembly to reward excellence, stressing that Mikel deserves more than the honour for making Nigeria proud.

Undisputed King of Clay, Rafael Nadal, Wins French Open-Defeats Novak Djokovic.

Rafael Nadal
The undisputed King of Clay, Rafael Nadal did what he always does on clay today as he overpowered his opponent with the sheer weight of his groundstrokes, in a fantastic 7th title on clay court.
Novak Djokovic fought bravely, and the standard of the rallies was consistently higher than it had been during the three rain-affected hours of play on Sunday. But too often he found himself pushed back out of the court by Nadal's booming topspin.

Obasanjo To Appear Before House of Reps, For "Calling Them Robbers and Rogues".


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on Ethics and Privileges on June 28 over his recent utterances in which he referred to members of the National Assembly as armed robbers and rogues.

Obasanjo had in May at the Fourth Annual Conference of the Academy for Entrepreneur Studies Nigeria (AES) at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) in Lagos, said that “there are more rogues and armed robbers in the State Assemblies and the National Assembly”.

"I was Misunderstood Over 2015 Comments"- Buhari


Former head of state and 2011 presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) General Muhammadu Buhari has clarified his position over his recent comment on the 2015 general elections, saying he was misinterpreted.

Buhari, who spoke in Hausa while addressing members of the CPC from Niger State last month, was reported as having said that the 2015 elections would be bloody if they were not transparent.


While receiving the CPC delegation from Bauchi State in Kaduna yesterday, however, Buhari said that his statement was perceived and translated in different ways by the opposition.

World's Fastest Man, Usain Bolt, Involved In Car Accident


Usain Bolt was involved in a minor car crash shortly before dawn on Sunday in his homeland of Jamaica, but the world's fastest man was not hurt.

Publicist Carole Beckford said the three-time Olympic champion was returning from a party with friends in the early hours of the morning. when he was involved in a 'fender bender' in Jamaica's capital of Kingston.

AY and YAW Planning TV Shows

Both AY and Yaw are Comedians, Talkers and Entertainers. Both like investing in TV productions and also planned to own a separate channel. Ay is most popular.AY just finished the recording of his sitcom called “AY’s Crib” to be air in the last Quarter of this year. The crib will feature AY, Alex Ekubor( as JJC), Buchi Franklin( as KC) , Ush bebe( Ush) and sexy Venita Akpofure(as Mimi).
Yaw’s own show titled “ YAW’s n MYN”just rounded shooting in Omole, Lagos, over the weekend. Though YAW is popular for his work at Wazobia FM, he was already a thriving radio, TV and stage actor, before landing on the opportunity to present on radio.

See More Photos Below:

RIP: Ex-Everton And England Goal Keeper, Gordon West, Dies At 69

Gordon West
Gordon West, the former Everton and England goalkeeper, has died at the age of 69 after a long illness. West spent 11 years at Goodison Park, making more than 400 appearances and winning two league titles in 1963 and 1970, as well as the FA Cup in 1966.

Everton paid £27,000 to sign West from Blackpool, then a British record transfer fee for a goalkeeper.

He won three caps for England and was part of the squad that came third at the 1968 European Championship.

Chelsea Set To Confirm The Permanent Appointment of Roberto Di Matteo

Roberto Di Matteo
Chelsea are expected to confirm the permanent appointment of Roberto Di Matteo as manager this week. The Italian's representatives spent the weekend in talks with Chelsea officials and the 41-year-old has been assured he is the man Roman Abramovich wants.

Di Matteo has agreed to accept the position in principle and the remaining contractual issues are expected to be ironed out this week.

Community Said: "We Rescued Christian Obodo, Not The Police"


The police yesterday took credit for the rescue of kidnapped footballer Christian Obodo, telling newsmen that they stormed the kidnappers den, rescued Obodo and arrested most of the kidnappers. But the people who live in the community where the footballer was rescued are now saying that the police had no hand in saving the footballer.

‘I gave Farouk Lawan $620,000 bribe’ – Zenon boss, Femi Otedola

Farouk Lawan(L) and Mr femi Otedola(R)
Farouk Lawan, the chairman of the House of Representative ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy, yesterday debunked allegations that he demanded and received bribe from an oil company involved in the fuel subsidy scam. He said the allegations was an attempt to stop the implementation of the report of the just concluded investigation. Well, now the CEO of the oil company involved, Mr Femi Otedola of Zenon Oil, has come out to say he actually did give Lawan $620, 000, which was part payment of the $3million the Federal lawmaker had demanded from him to exonerate Zenon Oil.
 The full report when you continue...

Unbelievable: 6,000 Nigerians Jailed Over Drug Offense In Abroad.


Director-General, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Mr Femi Ajayi, weekend, said over 6,000 Nigerians were serving various jail terms across the globe for drug related offences.
Ajayi told the Abike Dabiri-Erewa-led House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Matters in Abuja that Nigeria had more of its nationals in prisons outside the country than any other African country.

Rochas Okorocha To Establish First Free University In Nigeria


Rochas Foundation is a charity organization, whose aim and dedication is to provide free education to the less-privilege. Plans are now in place to facilitate the opening of Nigeria’s first free University. With this development, many youths who never thought of going to a University will now hope of having a taste of higher education.  Pray it works.

Farouk Lawan: I Did Not Collect Any Bribe

Farouk Lawan
My attention has been drawn to several newspapers and internet stories alleging that a prominent member of the House Adhoc Committee on Petroleum subsidy demanded and received the sum of $600,000.00 as bribe from an oil marketer.
I wish to categorically deny that I or any member of the committee demanded and received any bribe from anybody in connection with the fuel subsidy probe and I believe this is evident from the thorough and in depth manner the investigation was carried out and the all-encompassing recommendations produced therefrom as approved by the whole House.

More Pictures From Kevin and Girlfriend- Lover Birds



She is Melissa Satta, an American model, a Tv presenter and actress. She is currently the girlfriend of Ghanaian and AC Milan football star, Kevin Prince Boateng. She recently granted Vanty Fair an interview and dropped a bombshell. ‘The reason why he is always injured is because we have sex seven to ten times a week’. Lol and she continued with ‘I hate foreplay, I want to get straight to the point.

From Sturvs.

Football Star, Omoni Oboli, Signs N10 Million VenusEndorsement Deal With PZ Cussons

Star actress, Omoni Oboli has signed a N10 Million  endorsement deal with PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc, to become the brand ambassador and spokesperson for their new Venus range of beauty products. The actress previously had an endorsement deal with Reckitt Beckinser, for the antiseptic, Dettol.

Is This Goldie?

look at Goldie at the Big Brother Africa without her usual make up. But really is this Goldie?

Sunday, June 10, 2012

BREAKING: Police Rescue Christian Obodo, Arrest Kidnappers


Fresh reports reaching us now indicates that the Super Eagles Player, Christian Obodo was this evening rescued by men of the Nigerian police force. It can be recalled that the footballer was kidnapped yesterday morning in Warri.

GistNaija authoritatuvely gathered from a security source in the Delta state Police command that the kidnapped soccer star, Christian Obodo, has been rescued by police in Enevor area of Delta state.

Euro 2012: Spain 1-1 Italy(Full Time)


Italy and Spain have begun their respective Euro 2012 campaigns with an absorbing 1-1 draw on Sunday to kick off the action in Group C.

Antonio Di Natale drew first blood for the Azzurri on 60 minutes, coming straight off the substitutes' bench to put his side ahead, but only four minutes later, Cesc Fabregas ensured their opening day ended with a share of the spoils in Gdansk.

I Did Not Enlarge My Breasts: By Ebube Nwagbo

Ebube Nwagbo recently denied the rumours that she artificially enlarged her boobs. But the interview with her below reveals otherwise, plus other information you might like to know about her. Read the full interview below:

My name is Ebube Nwagbo. I’m an actress in Nollywood, Nigeria. I’m an Igbo from Anambra state and I’m single.

There is a Bikini picture of you where your boobs look really big. Did you try to enlarge your bo*bs through surgery?That was what my mum asked me too, but the answer is no.

So what happened?

Jealous Husband Kills Facebook User For Flirting With His Wife


A jealous Taiwanese husband led an assault on a Facebook user who had flirted with his wife online, beating him to death with baseball clubs, police said Monday.

Chou You-huang, a 34-year-old resident of south Taiwan’s Pingtung county, told police that he had requested a meeting with the 40-year-old victim, Chuang Shih-chang, after he found out about the online relationship.
When Chuang turned up at the agreed spot outside a restaurant early Saturday morning, Chou and two of his friends attacked him with baseball bats, according to police.

Technology: Gidi Traffic Partners With Nokia Nigeria

Gidi Traffic and Nokia Partnership
Gidi Traffic Is Now Supported By NOKIA Maps, NOKIA's Amazing Map Service. This Partnership Will Allow Us Do Things We Never Thought Possible #NOKIA #Gidi_Traffic.

"Nokia Nigeria Recognized The Good Work #Gidi_Traffic Is Doing And Decided To Support Us. For This We Are Indeed Very Happy!" Gidi Traffic tweeted

Over The Next Weeks We'll See This Partnership Evolve With Some Amazing Things In The Pipeline.

Madonna Shocked Her Fans, Exposes Her Boob

Madonna
Madonna has lived a controversial life. But she recently  did something I think is the most controversial of all. Last Friday night, during a gig, the 53-year old star exposed her breast to the amazement of the audience.
The 53-year-old was performing her track Human Nature in Istanbul, Turkey, when she started taking off her clothes.But after ditching her shirt, she caught the crowds by surprise when she went on to peel down her lacy bra, revealing her nipple to the audience.

Oyedepo Hires High Profile Lawyers To Defend Him Against "Teenage Abuse" Lawsuit

Bishop David Oyedepo
Bishop Oyedepo is really equipping his defense against the teenage abuse lawsuit filed against him.

The clergy says the case brought by Mr. Igbinedion is an attempt to blackmail and defame him and his church.

The high-profile lawyers recruited by the founder of the Living Faith Christian Church International, Bishop David Oyedepo, has amended the defence of the multibillionaire pastor stating that the Living Faith Church is not a juristic person that can sue or be sued.

BREAKING: Gunmen Attacked Church in Borno State

Boko Haram
It was another black Sunday in Biu local government area of Borno state as gunmen suspected to be members of the Islamist sect, Boko Haram attacked EYN Church in Tabra ward , killing two worshippers, with several others seriously injured.

2015 Elections: Buhari and Tinubu Abandon Personal Ambition, To Appoint New Candidate

Buhari and Tinubu
General Buhari and Tinubu, after  their last meeting,have both decided to shelf aside personal presidential ambitions and to appoint a unilateral candidate come 2015 presidential election.

In fact, the reason both leaders have decided to commence talks in earnest is “just so they would avoid the type of last minute rancour that led to the collapse of talks last year”, a source said.

ROMANTIC: Kevin Prince Boateng Chilling With His Girlfriend

Prince Kevin Boateng is Ghanian who plays for AC Milan. He is the brother of Jerome Boateng, who nationalised in Germany and plays for Bayern Munich and German National Team.
 Recently, Prince was caught on camera in Miami where he was chilling out with is Model girlfriend Melissa Satta. This guy really knows how to do it.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

infolink