Friday, June 22, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Jonathan Sacks Minister Of Defence Bello Haliru

Dr. Haliru Bello
President Goodluck Jonathan  has removed the minister of defense, Dr. Haliru Bello, from office with immediate effect.  The name of his replacement will be sent  to the National Assembly.

Details soon...

Bold move Jonathan. This is long overdue!

WONDERFUL: 11-Year Old Boy, Ezekiel Stoddard, Ordained As Minister of God

Ezekiel Stoddard, 11 Years Old, Leads Church As Minister
Just last month, Ezekiel Stoddard , 11, of Temple Hills, Md., was ordained as a minister in his family's  Independent Pentecostal Church, where his parents are also pastors.
Stoddard said he was motivated to become a minister after God spoke to him in a dream and told him to read Psalm 23.
"God gave me that particular scripture because a lot of people, they try to draw you away from the lord, trying to get you on the wrong path," he said.

PHOTOS: Manchester City’s Kolo Toure Just Got Married

Kolo Toure (R) Weds Chimene Akassou ( L)
Manchester City’s defender Kolo Toure got married to long-time fiancée and mother of his two children Chimène Akassou in Abidjan.
The ceremony attracted distinguished personalities from the world of politics and sports.

The Mosque wedding took place at a mosque on Thursday, the couple signed their marriage documents at a registry on Saturday.
Kolo’s brother and club mate and African Footballer of the Year Yaya Toure was the best man.
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BREAKING NEWS: Boko Haram Cell Leader, Habib Bama is Dead!

Late Habib Bama

Habibu Bama, a cell leader for Boko Haram and the suspected mastermind of the Christmas Day bloody attack on Saint Theresa Catholic Church in Madalla, Niger State is dead.

Mr. Bama, who was arrested Thursday in Damaturu, Yobe State as he attempted to grab a gun from a soldier, died early this morning from gunshot wounds he received from agents of the Joint Task Force battling the extremist Islamist sect.

More than 42 worshipers and bystanders died in the Christmas Day attack, one of the most vicious launched by Boko Haram.

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Scare in Abuja, Staffs Vacate Offices

Offices have been evacuated over fears that a deadly explosive had been planted in a location in the city centre

The Wuse Zone 5 area of Abuja is in chaos, as organizations scramble to evacuate staff, after information spread of a perceived bomb in the area.

The explosive device is believed to be planted between Top View Hotel and the headquarters of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps office in the area.

The area also has the headquarters of the People’s Democratic Party, banks, and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).

A witness, who works with FIRS told a reliable source that the entire area has been evacuated and the police anti-bomb squad alerted. He said heavy traffic has built up in the area, movement restricted to one lane.
“We are waiting for the anti bomb squad to either detonate it or declare the area safe,” the witness said.

Details Soon, Check back...

Kanu Nwankwo Raises Fund For His Hear Foundation

Kanu Nwankwo
Former Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo, is collaborating with the Nigerian Lottery Regulatory Commission to raise N5 billion for his foundation’s cardiac centre in Abuja.

Speaking yesterday during the fund raising lottery logo unveiling meant to build a forty bed capacity international standard health facility in Abuja, he lamented that medical tourism is gradually killing the health sector in Nigeria, even as he added that the country is losing billions to other countries.

Halle Berry Punished: Ordered To Pay $20,000 A Month In Child Support

Halle Berry
For months now Halle Berry and her ex Gabriel have a been in a highly publicized custody war over their 4-year-old daughter, and things came to a head today when he was awarded $20,000 a month in child support. That’s nearly a quarter of a million dollars per year!

Yakubu Aiyebeni Set To Join Drogba in China

Nigerian Striker,Yakubu Aiyegbeni is set to join Didier Drogba in moving to China.The 29year old would earn £5m a year after quitting relegated Blackburn to join Chinese Super league side,Guangzhou.

Terry G In Fresh Trouble Over Copyright Issue!!

Terry G

Gabriel Oche-Amanyi, popularly known as Terry G, is currently enmeshed in another song cloning scandal. This time, a budding dance hall artiste, Olumide Awolaja a.k.a. Olumix is contesting ownership of a song entitled Jah Elo with the Akpako Master.

Olumix, a 25-year old Mass Communication student of Lagos State Polytechnic, LASPOTECH said; “The truth is that some months after my club banger Jah Elo was released, Terry G cloned the song and released it into the market. I never knew this until some of my fans called my attention to it and when I listened to the track, I felt bad that an artiste of Terry G’s status could do such a thing to an upcoming artiste like me, who ordinarily should be encouraged by him.

Pasuma Storms Ikorodu

The ancient town of Ikorodu will play host to the Obama of Fuji, Wasiu Alabi Pasuma, today as he will be playing at a special show tagged ‘Paaso for Ashafa.'

The show courtesy Ashafa World of Entertainment owned by the Amuludun of Ikorodu land, will take place at the Harmony Castle, Hotel, Ikorodu, Lagos, southwest,Nigeria.

Tony Tetuila Was A Sickler!

Tony Tetuila

Born into a poor polygamous family with an enormous lump on his chest, a bad health condition and crippled as a child, Anthony Olanrewaju Awotoye  popularly known as Tony Tetuila, is proof that a man’s beginning does not necessarily determine his future.
This Oro, Kwara State-born recording artiste and song writer is widely regarded as one of Nigeria’s living Hip-Hop stars and in his own words, owes his success and life to God and his mother’s love, bravery, selflessness and prayers.

EFCC Arrests 80-Year Old Man Over Land Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned the duo of Emmanuel Ogwale, 80, and John Nwafor before a Federal High Court sitting in Enugu on a three count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining the sum of Six Million, Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N6, 750,000.00) from one Mr. Friday Ani under false pretence.

The accused persons were arrested by the EFCC following a petition by Ani, alleging that one Mr. Chukwudi Ukwani introduced him to Mr. Ogwale as the owner of a landed property situated at Umuenwene Ije, Nike Community Layout by Amazing Love Assembly Church , Enugu East Local Government Area, Enugu state.

Senate Supports The Creation of 'Edu State'

Senate President, David Mark
The Senate yesterday indicated its intention to support the request for the creation of Edu State in the forthcoming constitution review exercise.
Edu is required by various groups from the present Niger, Kogi and Kwara states.
Senate President David Mark said this in Abuja while receiving an updated memorandum from the leader of a delegation from the three states, Etsu Nupe Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar.

Mark was represented by Senate Leader Victor Ndoma-Egba. Former Minister of Information and National Orientation Prof. Jerry Gana said the proposed state is a prospective oil-producing state which also has variety of solid minerals.

Agbani Darego: "I Am Not Engaged"

Agbani Darego

Contrary to rumours making the rounds, that Agbani Darego is currently engaged to Balyelsa politician, Timi Alaibe, the former Miss World has denied having anything to do with the politician.
The ex-Miss World cleared the air on her social network twitter during the week. She  noted that  she would have preferred that the rumour was verified before being published.
“Would be nice to read verified reports from credible sources, @Theagbanidarego tweeted”.

Protests Began As A Female Monarch Emerges In Ebony

A crisis is brewing in Ebonyi State over the recent coronation of a woman as a traditional ruler in the Akanu Ibiam community.
Alu Ibiam, the daughter of the first Governor of the defunct Eastern Region, Akanu Ibiam, was recently installed as the traditional ruler of the Unwana Community; sparking intense criticism in some quarters, as protesters say it is an abomination in Igbo land for a woman to be a traditional ruler.

WICKED HUSBAND: Nigerian Man Kills His Wife In Ghana

Nathaniel Udama (R) and  Matilda Asante(Dead Wife)
Wonders, they say, shall never ceased. Despite the all the effort of the Federal Government to redeemed the badly smashed image of Nigerians across the sea, a 26-year-old Nigerian man, Nathaniel Udama Edu, is being held by the Mile 7 Police at Achimota in Accra, for the suspected murder of his girlfriend, Matilda Asante, 19, a senior high school graduate at South Afankor in the early hours of Monday.

The body of the deceased was found in the neighbourhood, wrapped in a bed sheet and her legs tied, while her head was covered in a black polythene bag.

Jealous Wife Pours Hot Water on Hubby’s Manhood

A 27-year-old jealous housewife, Nike Fasoyinu, has been arraigned before an Ejigbo Magistrate’s  Court in Lagos, for allegedly pouring hot water on the manhood of her husband, Amos, after suspecting that he was sleeping with other women.
Nike, a mother of two, was arrested after the incident at their residence, 34, Olaolu Omotoso Street, Egan, Lagos State, and charged to court.
She claimed that her husband was always looking outside for sexual satisfaction; so to stop his philandering she decided to pour hot water on his manhood, which left him seriously injured.

MBGN Controversy: Ayuk Still Queen But… – Silverbird

Miss Isabella Ayuk 

It is customary for the host  to announce at the grand  finale of the annual Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) pageant that “ the decision of whom to send as Nigeria’s representative to any international pageant rests on the management of the organiser, the Silverbird Group.”
Given this statement, the story making the rounds that the current MBGN, Miss Isabella Ayuk was disqualified from participating at the finals of the Miss World beauty contest, holding in Mongolia, China,  has been described as ‘ untrue.’
According to the Vice-President, Silverbird Group,  Mr Guy Murray-Bruce “the rumour is not only untrue, but also, the handiwork of  rumour mongers.”

Lawan Returns To House; Says He Will Be Vindicated.

Hon Lawan Farouk

Former Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-Hoc Committee on Monitoring of Subsidy Regime, Mr. Farouk Lawan, made a dramatic reappearance at the House on Thursday, the first since the $3m bribery scandal involving him broke out.

Chairman of Zenon Oil, Mr. Femi Otedola, had claimed that he gave $620,000 bribe to the lawmaker to remove  his companies from the list of firms indicted by the committee for  fuel subsidy fraud.

Lawan  strolled into a session of the House presided over by the Speaker, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, around 12.55pm.

Mike Tyson Launches His Own TV Show

Mike Tyson
 Latest  gist I got is that the former heavyweight boxer, Mike Tyson , is launching his new ‘raw’ and ‘filthy’ one-man TV show entitled ‘Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth’.

Mike Tyson will be engaging Director Spike Lee to achieve this.
This show will feature the high and low times of the boxer’s life. Mike Tyson said: “ I’m very  vulnerable and I’m just telling you who I am and where I’m from and how this happened.’

Mike Tyson is a great boxer. At young age of 20years, he became the youngest winner ever to receive the heavy weight champion title and since then his life has been faced with so many controversies.

Big Brother Africa Latest: Goldie Acts As Deceptive Queen


Nigeria rep, Goldie (28 years old)  is at it again. On Thursday, June 21, 2012, Goldie laughed and blushed as Ghana’s rep, Keitta said good compliments about her. He said: “ You are a very cool person. You only talk sense, I like that about you. You are very smart.”

But Keitta does not know that Goldie was the one who put him on the eviction list, using him to replace her ‘boyriend’ Prezzo.

Goldie resumed as Head of House on Monday, June 18, 2012, and used the position to save Prezzo.
Meanwhile, the suspense of eviction continues as Barbz Manetta and Keitta depend on fan vote to continue in the TV show.

X-Factor TV Show: Nicole Scherzinger Replaces Former Destiny Child Singer, Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland (L) and Nicole Scherzinger (R)
Ex-Pussycat doll singer Nicole  Scherzinger is the newest judge on the reality show X-Factor UK.
The singer will replace former Destiny’s child singer Kelly Rowland, who was a judge last season. Kelly bowed of the X-Factor gig in April, citing scheduling conflicts, and has since been on the move, receiving numerous awards for her role on the show, covering the latest issue of Ebony Magazine, and landing a cameo role in Steve Harvey’s “Think Like A Man” Film.

Scherzinger was originally hired as a co-host for the US X-Factor, which debuted in the states last year, but was eventually removed.

UNBELIEVABLE: Nigerian Man Spends 8 Years In Prison Over N400 Theft.

Tunde Ayodele
If 22-year-old Tunde Ayodele had known what fate had in store for him when he left his home sometime in 2004, he probably wouldn’t have ventured out on that day. After the day’s job, he was on his way back from his mechanic workshop and was about to take a bike home when he found himself arrested by the police. He was accused of robbing someone of N400.  

He was taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti, Lagos from the police station when there was no one to bail him after three months in police custody. According to the Ogun State indigene, he spent nine months in Panti before he was arraigned before a Lagos High Court. He was subsequently remanded in Ikoyi Prisons. 

BASKET BALL: Le Bron James Wins First Championship, As Miami Heats Win NBA Finals

Le Bron James
Le Bron James

 –These used to be the moments that suffocated LeBron James. End of a game, the world watching, everyone expecting greatness. A TV camera would catch James sitting on the bench, gnawing on his fingernails during a timeout. He'd take the court, and the ball – and the game – would find their way into his large hands. Too often, he'd give them both to a teammate. The pressure, the responsibility to live up to his enormous talent, was too much for him to shoulder.

No longer is James haunted by his demons. He embraces these moments now, and as the final seconds ticked off the clock late Thursday, James was finally free of the burden he had carried for so long. Finally, the world could call him a champion.

Kristen Stewart Tops Forbes Magazine's Best-Paid Actress List

Beautiful Kristen Stewart
Twighlight star Kristen Stewart has leapfrogged Angelina Jolie to top Forbes' annual list of highest-paid actresses.
Print-cess Kristen vamps it upTheron reveals close shaveKristen and Charlize vamp it up
The 22-year-old beauty, who has also recently starred in Snow White And The Huntsman, earned an estimated £22 million in the twelve months from May 2011 to push last year's chart-topper Jolie into fourth place.
The massive earnings saw Kristen beat off competition from veteran actresses including Cameron Diaz and Sandra Bullock.

UNBELIEVABLE: Man to Die By Hanging Over N2,105 Robbery

A Jos High Court,yesterday, sentenced a 26-year-old man, Obinna John, to death by hanging for robbing a woman of N1,705.

The convict was also said to have robbed his victim, one Dorothy Olaniyi, of two rolls of satchet peak milk, valued at N400.

The prosecution counsel, Mr. G. D. Fwonyon, Plateau State Deputy Director of Public Prosecution, had told the court that John, in company of an accomplice, also named John, now at large, on
November 18, 2005, robbed the woman, a resident of Gada Biu, in Jos, in her shop, at gunpoint.

BREAKING NEWS: Village Headmaster Creator, Amb Segun Olusola is DEAD!

The creator of popular television drama series, Village Headmaster, Ambassador Segun Olusola is dead. Aged 77, he died Thursday after a brief illness. His death is a big blow to the broadcast company. He lives a quite, non-controversial life.

Late Ambassador Olusola was former Nigeria Ambassador to Ethiopia, a native of Iperu Remo,Ogun State, he was the Founder/chairman of African Refugee Foundation, AREF.

A veteran Broadcaster, Diplomat and ace Television Producer, late Olusola was born at Iperu-Remo on March 18, 1935.

BREAKING NEWS: Boko Haram Leader, Habib Bama, Arrested

Habib Bama
Habib Bama, a suspected Islamist sect terrorist, who was declared wanted by the State Security Service (SSS) on Feb. 15 for allegedly masterminding the bombing of some public institutions, has been arrested.

A competent source in the SSS said that Bama, an ex-soldier, was arrested on Thursday during a shoot out with the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe.

Bama is alleged to have masterminded the bombing of the Mogadishu Barracks Mammy market, Police Force Headquarters and UN building, all in Abuja, and some churches in Madalla in Niger.