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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Tottenham Sack Harry Redknapp


HARRY REDKNAPP was tonight SACKED by Tottenham Hotspur.
The 65-year-old yesterday insisted he would never walk out of White Hart Lane.But Redknapp was dumped following showdown talks with chairman Daniel Levy.
Redknapp met Levy earlier today to thrash out his future with just a year left on his contract.
The former West Ham and Portsmouth boss thought he had done enough to earn an extension.

But Levy was believed to be unhappy that Redknapp failed to secure Champions League football despite occupying third spot for most of last season.

DiMatteo Named As Chelsea's New Boss


Roberto Di Matteo was today confirmed as Chelsea full time manager on a two year deal.The former blues midfielder led the WestLondon club to Champions league glory last season.

FG Approves New VISA Regime To Attract Investors and Tourists

Abuja – The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved a new visa policy for the country designed to boost tourism, attract foreign investment and create employment opportunities.
Minister of Information Labaran Maku said this while briefing State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan at the State House, Abuja.
Maku said the council’s approval was sequel to a memorandum presented by the Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, for the harmonisation of Nigeria’s new visa policy.

UNBELIEVABLE: Baby Born With Circumsied Penis

The Sito Central Mosque home of a couple on Seme Border Road, Mosafejo, Badagry, has become a Mecca of sorts following claims of the delivery last week of a baby boy with a circumcised penis.
A 30-year-old woman, Mrs Raimo Mafus, had on June 6 been delivered of the baby at the Convalescence Maternity Home, Mosafejo, near Badagry.

Jos Motorbike Taxi Ban Causes Fights and Clashes

Clashes have occurred in Nigeria's central city of Jos after a ban on motorcycle taxis was imposed there amid security concerns.

Motorcyclists fought with authorities trying to enforce the ban on Wednesday, two days after it was announced by Plateau state's government.

It came after Islamist militants attacked a church during a service on Sunday, triggering reprisal attacks.

Kanye West Shows Nude Pictures of Kim Kardashian on His Twitter Page

Kim Kardashian?
It’s just been months since Kanye West hooked up with TV star Kim Kardashian and they already have their first controversial scenario to share with us…
Late last night, June 12, 2012, Kanye West brewed up storm as he reportedly tweeted a naked picture of his girlfriend Kim.
Yeezy shocked his seven million plus followers when he ‘accidentally’ put on his Twitter page a picture of a woman who has a very striking resemblance to Kim K, posing stark naked eating at a table.

CONGRATULATIONS: Sean Paul Weds His Long Time Sweet Heart

Jamaican dancehall and reggae artist Sean Paul has married his long-time girlfriend Jodi Stewart.
International media reports say the 39-year-old tied the knot with his beau Jodi in Jamaica last weekend.
Jodi who’s a popular TV personality in Jamaica said the big ‘yes’ to Paul back in 2002.

Fans Vote Adam Lambert and Britney Spears As Sexiest Musicians Alive.

Adam lambert(L) and Britney Spears(R)
Fans of the popular American entertainment website, Billboard.com, think Adam Lambert and Britney Spears are the sexiest musicians alive.
On Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Billboard announced on its website that 30-year-old Adam earned 26% of the total votes cast to become the sexiest male musician and an overwhelming 45% vote made Britney Spears, the sexiest living female musician.

Jonathan Appoints Bianca Ojukwu As Nigeria's Ambassador To Spain

President Jonathan Presenting Bianca With Appointment Letter
On June 12, 2012, President Goodluck Jonathan announced the appointment 93 ambassadors including Bianca Odumegwu-Ojukwu, a former beauty queen and wife of late politician Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu.
Bianca has been appointed as Nigeria’s ambassador to Spain. She joins 85 other ambassadors, 24 of which will act as Deputy Heads of Mission.

Woman Made Attempt To Kill Herself and Her Fiance, For Calling Off Their Wedding!

Is this stupidity or arrogance? Well, this woman by name Bukola Abiwe, made attempt to end her life and that of her fiance for calling off their wedding.
Please read the full story below:
A 34-year old woman, Bukola Abiwa (pictured above), has been arrested by the police and arraigned before Ejigbo Magistrate’s Court, Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria, for allegedly attempting to kill herself and her fiance, Sunday Onayiga, with a knife. She is now in prison custody at Kirikiri, Lagos, for attempted murder.

Surprise: CBN Governor Sanusi lamido, Resumes Work in Traditional Wears


When CBN Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, resumed work today in traditional wears, some were surprised. But Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, was turbaned the Dan Majen Kano by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, in recognition of his experience, exposure, and good character.
I love this appearance. At least once in a while one should dress different.

Happy Birthday To Channel O Boy- Denrele Edun


Well if you’re racking your brain cells about what Denrele is, here’s a quick one! From the NTA Network show “Kidivision 101” in 1995 through to Africa’s music channel Channel O in 2012, this funky ballsy vivacious unpredictable ‘born without a STOP button’ individual can not only act, dance, model, write, talk nonstop, tear-rip-shred-patch-pin-and-zip his clothes, but has won 16 awards and garnered over 30 nominations in a 5year VJ-ing career.
 His CV boasts of unrivalled interviews with Beyonce, Tyler Perry, Lil Kim, Akon, Snoop Dogg, Cuba Gooding, Amerie, LLoyd to mention but a few, has hosted major concerts in Ghana, Zambia, Dubai, Malaysia, the USA et al and was inducted into the Carribbean Fashion Hall of Fame in Barbados!

We the team of GistNaija.com are wishing you a happy and joyful birthday.

Oprah Interviews The Kardashians Family


Oprah(Middle) With The Kardashians
                                Photo Credit: E!
Top TV show host Oprah Winfrey will sit down with the eight Kardashian-Jenner family members in an interview set to air on Winfrey’s cable channel, Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).
OWN on Monday announced that Winfrey spoke with Kris and Bruce Jenner and their combined kids at their Hidden Hills, Calif., home. Also featured in the interview are Lamar Odom, and Kourtney Kardashian‘s boyfriend, Scott Disick.
The interview will air on ‘Oprah’s Next Chapter’, Sunday, June 17, 2012 and will be followed with a second part of Winfrey’s interview with rapper 50 Cent.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Charlie Boy Poses Dead In A Coffin!!

This Charlie Boy is crazy! I can't even think of this, lest alone try it. is he Ok? I Think he may need some physchiatric help. He even seems calm in the coffin. Ok Now!!

Yobe State House of Assembly Deputy Leader Killed.


Reports reaching us indicate that The Deputy Leader of the Yobe State House of Assembly, Alhaji Adamu Degubi, has been killed. Degubi was killed yesterday by unknown gunmen. There's an on going investigation to establish those behind the killing and why he was killed.

The Public Relations Officer of the Yobe State Police Command, Mr Adamu Salihu, confirmed the killing of the legislator.
“We have not ascertained those behind the killing and their motive.

“Investigation is going on to establish those who killed him and why he was killed,” Salihu said.
The late legislator was elected into the state’s assembly in 2011, to represent Nangere Constituency.

Late Moshood Abiola's Family Want Him Declared , " Ex-President".


The family of late MKO Abiola and some South West Governors yesterday appealed to the Federal Government to officially declare the late businessman and politician, a former president of Nigeria.

The family said recognizing him as an ex president is the best way to immortalize the acclaimed winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, because according to them, 'Abiola offered himself as the sacrificial lamb for democracy to take roots in Nigeria'.

Is this possible?

Djimon Hounsou finally responds to Kola Boof’s claims; says He’s Never Met Her


There have been rumors for a while now that Kimora Lee Simmons and Djimon Hounsou have ended their marriage...and writer/poet Kola Boof claimed she was the reason they broke up. Kola claimed on Twitter a while back that she was sleeping with Djimon when Kimora was pregnant. Well now Djimon has opened up for the first time since all this drama started, telling Global Grind exclusively that he's never met Kola...

Djimon Hounsou...
It has come to my attention vicious lies and stories are being spread about myself and my

Hennessy Artistry Enters Year Six : Who Do You Prefer To See?

Last Year's Squad: Eldee, Tiwa Savage and Banky W.
It is that time of the year again?
And we can exclusively disclose that Hennessy Artistry is entering negotiations with Nigerian artistes for the annual gig.
No word yet from the organizers on the direction for this year’s Artistry, but we can authoritatively reveal that Hennessy is discussing with artistes, producers, directors and lawyers to kick off this year’s project!
All necessary details coming out soon’ a spokesperson tells us. ‘Sooner than you think…’
Who do you think will be on? Who would you love to see?

Public Interest Lawyers Want Resignation of Speaker Tambuwal, Arrest of Femi Otedola


As the accusations and counter-accusations about bribery in the House of Representatives grow, the Public Interest Lawyers League (PILL) has called on the Speaker, Aminu Tambuwal, to resign his position in order to allow for proper investigation into the activities of some committees of the House.  It also wants wealthy oil baron Femi Otedola to be arrested.

Evangelist Eucharia Anunobi Releases First Movie


The Kingdom, a movie produced by Evangelist Eucharia Anunobi was released into the market over the weekend. The movie features Van Vicker, Tana Adelana, Evangelist Eucharia Anunobi, and Annie Idibia. The release of this movie should put paid to speculations that the veteran actress would quit acting after ordination as an evangelist. 



 

BREAKING NEWS: Gunmen Kill 6 In Kano


Gunmen have shot dead six persons at Rimin Kebe in Tudun Murtala, Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano.
An eye witness in Kano on Tuesday said that the incident, which happened at about 10:00 p.m on Monday, left many others seriously injured.

FGC Kano School Authorities Confirm Sahara Reports: 2 Students Killed,4 Injured


The authorities of Federal Government College (FGC), Kano, have confirmed to reporters that two of its students were killed in an attack yesterday by unknown gunmen.  Four others were also injured, the school said today.
This confirms the report by SaharaReporters which broke the story last night about the shooting of the students.
It has been learnt, however, that the attack was not carried out on the school campus,

Rihanna Steps Out In Revealing Dress


This is rihanna. She was   headed out and about in Manhattan

Dana Plane Crash Dispute: Two families Fight over corpse


Two families almost came to blows at the Lekan Ogunsola Memorial Morgue of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos on Monday as both relations lay claim to the same body.

This came as an unidentified relation of one of the deceased attacked LASUTH officials with a machete.

Trouble started when relations of late Mr. Jones Ifekanwa and that of another victim, identified a body of one of the victims as theirs.

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.
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