Saturday 13 April 2024

Lagos govt. arrests six for defecating on Iyana-Ipaja bridge

Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation, in collaboration with officials of the Kick Against Indiscipline, have arrested six people for defecating on the pedestrian bridge in Iyana-Ipaja.

The commissioner for environment and water resources, Tokunbo Wahab, disclosed this on his official X handle on Saturday.

Sharing two videos of the exercise by the officials, one of which saw the evacuation of faeces from the bridge, the commissioner stated that the bridge has now been disinfected.

Chiamaka Nnadozie Nominated For Player Of The Month In The French League


Super Falcons and Paris FC goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie, has been nominated for player of the month of March in the French league.

She kept two clean sheets in four games for the Paris FC, powering them to three victories.

Nnadozie notably brilliantly saved a penalty from Inès Benyahia in a thrilling clash against Le Havre minutes before teammate Ribadeira netted the winner for Paris FC in a 3-2 victory.

She is up against Malawian star striker Tabitha Chawinga and French international Grace Geyoro.

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Junior Pope: Anambra police arrest two boat operators

 The Anambra State Police Command has announced that operators of the boat in which the late actor, Junior Pope was travelling in before he and three others met their untimely deaths have been arrested.

The state police spokesman, SP Tochukwu Ikenga, disclosed this to our correspondent on Saturday, adding that the boat operators were in police custody in connection with the unfortunate incident.

Ikenga also disclosed that the producer of the movie, Adanma Luke, had voluntarily turned herself in to the police.

He added that other members of the cast and crew of the movie would be invited for questioning.

“The pressure is getting wesser”— Funny moment passersby were stuck in Lagos traffic


A Nigerian passenger in a Lagos commercial bus captured the video of a young school girl and another man who were stuck in traffic.

The girl had tried to maneuver her way through the hold-up but everywhere was blocked and tight with vehicles locked bumper-to-bumper with one another.

Rivers crisis: Eze reports Wike to Tinubu over impeachment threats against Fubara


Erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has told President Bola Tinubu to call the Federal Capital Territory Minister, Nyesom Wike to order.

This is following a fresh threat of impeachment against Governor Siminalayi Fubara, issued by members of the State Assembly led by Marthin Amaewhule.

Eze, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Tinubu “to prevail on Wike to curtail the excesses of the 27 lawmakers,” who he described “as the minister’s foot soldiers.”

FG to establish national cancer registry: NICRAT DG

Usman Aliyu, the director-general, National Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (NICRAT), says efforts are underway to establish a centralised standard national cancer registry and data plan in the country.

Mr Aliyu said this on Saturday in Abuja during an interview with journalists.

According to him, the institute wants to make cancer a notifiable disease and the registry is a very important component in this and in the cancer prevention, treatment and care system.

He added that the registry had not been in existence due to many factors, which included lack of funding from both government and private health facilities.

N1trn electricity subsidy savings will be used to boost power – Minister


The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has said the savings from discontinuing electricity subsidies, totalling over N1 trillion, will be redirected towards enhancing power supply and bolstering essential social services nationwide.

The minister also said under the revised electricity supply scheme, 85 per cent of the population still receives subsidies, ensuring equitable distribution.

The Minister said this in a statement signed by his media aide Rabiu Ibrahim, on Saturday.

In March the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission ordered the immediate upward review of electricity tariffs from April 3, 2024.

Naira Appreciation: Apostle Johnson Suleman Blasts Nigerians That Are Unhappy


Popular nigerian pastor and a major critic of the nigerian government has blasted nigerians that are not happy as the dollar begin to appreciate. He was furious that despite being an obidient, he has moved on, but some people always want to see anything bad about their country especially since their candidate lost, and always want bad things to be happening so that they can say, Shey we warned you.

“Women too get pepper body”—Reactions as husbands prank their wives by wearing lady’s outfit in their home


A funny prank video on TikTok has tickled the ribs of many netizens, causing them to laugh uncontrollably.

Husbands staged being a side chick by wearing female clothes and wigs to elicit reactions from their unsuspecting wives.

EPL: Onyeka scores as Brentford end winless streak

 Frank Onyeka came off the bench to seal victory for Brentford, who defeated Sheffield United 2-0 at the Gtech Community Stadium on Saturday.

It was the midfielder’s first-ever Premier League goal after three seasons for Thomas Frank’s side.

The win was Brentford’s first in their last nine Premier League games.

The Bees took the lead through Ollie Arblaster’s 63rd-minute own goal.

Cursing Nigeria unpatriotic; pray, speak positively for nation’s progress: Cleric

On Saturday, the president of the United Apostolic Church of Christ (Worldwide), Rev. James Owoyemi, urged Nigerians to always pray for the country rather than cursing it and its leaders.

He told journalists in Ibadan that it was unpatriotic for citizens to continually curse their countries rather than speak positively to their countries of origin.

“We need to commit our leaders to the hands of God; pray for our nation and be patient. The problems Nigeria is facing today did not happen overnight.

“Nigeria’s problems have been there for years and there is no magic wand to effect a sudden change.

Gov Eno Visits Family Of Late Nollywood Make-up Artist (Pics)



…offers automatic employment to elder sister
…directs renovation of family house
…promises assistance to the undergraduate sisters

Living to his billing as the epitome of compassion, Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, on arrival from an official engagement in Abuja, this afternoon drove straight to the family compound of the late Nollywood make- up artist. Abigail Edith Frederick, in Ikot Udoma, Eket Local Government Area, where he consoled the bereaved family.

Gunmen kill 10 in Plateau communities


Gunmen have reportedly killed ten persons in two separate attacks in Plateau State.

The attacks which occurred in Mandung-Mushu and Kopnanle villages in Bokkos and Mangu LGAs on Friday night also left several persons injured with properties including houses of the villagers set ablaze by the gunmen.

The Chairman of Bokkos Cultural Development Council, Farmasum Fuddang, confirmed the killings in a statement on Saturday

The statement read “Last night, April 12, our community in the Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau state faced a horrific attack resulting in the senseless slaughter of at least ten of our members. Despite the presence of security forces, including the DSS, army, and Police, the perpetrators, identified as Fulani terrorists, were allowed to carry out their heinous acts with impunity.

Nigerian Lady Causes A Stir As She Secretly Relocates Abroad Without Informing Family And Friends (VIDEO)


A Nigerian lady, identified as @onomeeee, on Tik Tok has stirred up controversy and confusion on social media after revealing her decision to relocate abroad without informing her family and friends.

In a viral video, she can be seen on an airplane bound for Canada, sharing her experience and the reactions she faced.

According to @onomeeee, her secretive move to Canada prompted some of her loved ones to block her on various communication platforms upon discovering the news.

Northern groups flay NEF for ‘regretting voting’ Tinubu

 The Coalition of Concerned Northern Groups, CCNG, has expressed concern over the Northern Elders Forum’s statement that it will not vote for President Bola Tinubu in 2027.

CCNG described the statement “as wrongly depicting the government of President Bola Tinubu.”

The president of the group, Muhammad Ibrahim, said in a statement issued on Saturday: “The Coalition of Concerned Northern Groups (CCNG) finds it pertinent to respond to the recent statement made public by the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) wrongly depicting the [government of] President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

I Divorced Kaka Because He Was Too Nice – Wife

 Caroline Celico, former wife of soccer legend Kaka, has opened up about the real reason behind their divorce. Contrary to popular speculation of betrayal or scandal, Celico shocks fans by disclosing that Kaka’s flawlessness was the root cause.

“He never betrayed me, he treated me well, he gave me a wonderful family, but I was not happy, something was missing. The problem was, he was too perfect for me,” Celico revealed.

The Brazilian model and entrepreneur, who was married to Kaka for several years before their split, expressed that Kaka’s impeccable nature created an unexpected void in their relationship.

Fifty-five million people in Nigeria, Ghana, others will struggle to eat from June to August: Report


Nearly 55 million people in West and Central Africa will struggle to feed themselves in the June-August 2024 lean season, according to the March 2024 Cadre Harmonisé food security analysis released by the Permanent Inter-State Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel.

This figure represents a four-million increase in food-insecure people compared to the November 2023 forecast and highlights a fourfold increase over the last five years.

The situation is particularly worrying in conflict-affected northern Mali, where an estimated 2,600 people are likely to experience catastrophic hunger (IPC/CH phase 5). The latest data also reveals a significant shift in the factors driving food insecurity in the region beyond recurring conflicts.

From Cubana Brothers To Ned Nwoko’s Wife, How EFCC Ignored Nigerian Elites


From Cubana brothers to Ned Nwoko’s wife, how EFCC ignored Nigerian elite’s misuse of naira to unleash nightmare on Bobrisky, other everyday citizens

Videos on social media showed Obi Cubana standing in his living room and getting drenched in naira notes days before the burial.

Male Crossdresser Idris ‘Bobrisky’ Okuneye sparked nationwide heated debates when he won the award for Best Dressed Female at a movie premiere on March 24 but because there was no Nigerian law that explicitly banned crossdressing, he was allowed to walk free.

What Mr Bobrisky Should Expect At Ikoyi Prison – Lawyer Reveals


A public interest and human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, has revealed the challenging situation cross-dresser Idris Okuneye aka Bobrisky, may face while serving his time at Ikoyi Prison.

Bobrisky was sentenced to six months in prison without an option of fine over naira abuse charges on Friday.

Reacting to the judgement in a tweet on Friday, the lawyer said: “Bobrisky will have a difficulty experience in the Custodial Centre (prison) because he is not a freedom fighter and does not seem to me like someone that can stay in a restricted environment under harsh and excruciating conditions.”

Husband Caught His Politician Wife In Bed With Their Adopted Son (Pictures)


Moment husband catches his politician wife, 45, in bed with their adopted Buddhist monk SON, 24 in scandal that has rocked Thailand

This is the moment a husband catches his politician wife in bed with their adopted Buddhist monk son in a scandal that has rocked Thailand.

Footage shows the moment the suspicious businessman surprised the lovers while they were romping in the marital bedroom at their home in Sukhothai, Thailand.

Bursting in on the couple, the 64-year-old is seen barging into the bedroom and pulling off the bedsheets to reveal his naked Democrat Party wife Prapaporn Choeiwadkoh, 45, alongside naked monk Phra Maha.

As the shocked lovers scramble to get out of bed, the fuming husband named only as Ti is heard snarling: 'Are you two very happy?'

EPL: Five-star Man City go top, Spurs smashed by Newcastle


Manchester City moved to the top of the Premier League as lowly Luton were eased aside 5-1 at the Etihad while Newcastle thrashed Tottenham 4-0 on Saturday.

Amid a gruelling schedule, Pep Guardiola could hardly have wished for a kinder fixture in between the two legs of his side’s Champions League quarter-final against Real Madrid.

Guardiola made six changes from a thrilling 3-3 draw in the Spanish capital on Tuesday and City seemed set for a stress-free afternoon from the moment they opened the scoring after just two minutes.

Erling Haaland’s shot deflected off the unfortunate Daiki Hashioka into his own net.

“Jnr Pope wrote horrible words about me on blogs during my marital crisis. Adanma Luke was one of my ex-husband’s sidechic” – Jude Ighalo’s ex-wife, Sonia makes messy allegations

 Jude Ighalo’s estranged wife, Sonia, has reacted to the tragic passing of popular Nollywood actor Junior Pope in a boat accident in the Anam River.

The talented actor and some crew members died by drowning while returning from filming a movie produced by filmmaker Adanma Luke on Wednesday, April 10.

Speaking on the unfortunate incident, Sonia, in a post she shared with her close friends on her Instastory, alleged that Adanma Luke, whom she described as a quack producer, was one of her ex-husband’s side chicks when he was in China.

NPFL announces new dates for matchday 30 fixtures

 The Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL, has once again rescheduled the matchday 30 fixtures, DAILY POST reports.

Three games were initially scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 14.

The matches affected are Doma United versus Remo Stars, Bendel Insurance against Kano Pillars and the Oriental Derby clash involving Rangers and Abia Warriors.

The games have now been rescheduled to Tuesday and Wednesday, April 16th and 17th.

Nigerian chess-master set to break Guinness Records

Nigerian chess master, Tunde Onakoya, has revealed plans to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon.

Nigerian chess master, Tunde Onakoya, has revealed plans to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon.

The ChessInSlum founder made this known in a tweet on Friday, April 12.

He said the “Chess-athon” will hold on April 17, 2024 at the New York City’s Times Square. He is expected to play chess for 58 hours without a single defeat.

Investigate Alleged Perjury Against LP Candidates, Group Petitions INEC,IGP


A Pro Democracy group, Edo Rights Vanguard has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) and Inspector-General of Police, Egbetokun to investigate allegations of perjury and Dual Citizenship levelled against Edo Labour Party Governorship Candidate, Olumide Akpata and Deputy-Governorship Candidate, Mrs Oluyinka Alufokhai

Recently, a major online Newspaper, Sahara Reporters had exclusively reported that Olumide Akpata swore an Oath of Allegiance to Vanuatu – a small island country with a population of about 350,000 people. He was also alleged to have acquired the passport and citizenship of the South Pacific Ocean Nation.

Kidnappers demand N100m to free wife, housemaid of Ortom’s ex-aide


The abductors of the wife, Mrs Abigail Orbunde and housemaid, Patience Ogute, of Terwase Orbunde, a former Chief of Staff to the immediate past governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, have demanded N100m ransom.

A close ally of Orbunde, Tahav Argezua, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.

Orbunde, alongside his wife and the housemaid, was attacked when they had gone to inspect his farm located close to the Genocide Cemetery along Mobile Barracks-Welfare Quarters Road in Makurdi, the state capital at about 6 pm on Friday.

Argezua said, “The abductors of wife and cook of former Chief of Staff to the Benue State Governor, Terwase Orbunde, yesterday evening have demanded N100m ransom for their release.”

“He is using his son’s death to cashout” – Netizens react as Mohbad’s dad opens a GoFundme account and pleads with Nigerians who want justice for Mohbad to donate (VIDEO)


Nigerians have reacted differently to a viral video of Mohbad’s dad, Joseph Aloba calling on Nigerians to donate to his newly opened Gofundme account.


Three feared dead as security operatives arrest suspected Yoruba nation agitators

 No fewer than three people suspected to be Yoruba nation agitators, who invaded Oyo State Secretariat have been killed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

DAILY POST reports that at least five of the agitators have also been arrested.

The three were killed during a confrontation with security operatives at the Oyo State Secretariat on Saturday.

The deceased were neutralised when they invaded Oyo state Secretariat in a attempt to take over the state house of assembly.

Our correspondent recalls that some people suspected to be Yoruba nation agitators stormed the Secretariat that housed the governor’s office, House of Assembly, ministries, agencies and some departments.

Vp's Residence: Wike Satisfied With The Speed,quality Of Work (PHOTOS)


FCT Minister, Barrister Nyesom Wike on Saturday, 13th of April, 2024 continued his inspection of ongoing projects in the FCT with a visit to the official residence of the Vice President under construction by Messrs Julius Berger Nig Plc.

Tuesday 9 April 2024

Eid-el-Fitr: FG approves Thursday as additional public holiday


The Federal Government has approved Thursday as an additional public holiday to celebrate this year’s Eid -El-Fitr.

This was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by Dr Aishetu Gogo Ndayako, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior.

“The Honourable Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji Ojo, while congratulating the muslim Ummah for a successful completion of a month of spiritual rejuvenation, reiterates President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s (GCFR) firm commitment to providing a safe and prosperous Nigeria for all to thrive”, the statement added.

The government had earlier announced Tuesday and Wednesday for the celebration of the Eid-El-Fitr but the crescent moon could not be spotted on Monday, prompting the extension of the holidays.

Saturday 6 April 2024

N20,000 Per Beating: Dismissed Naval Officer Arrested (photo)

 A dismissed Naval officer has been apprehended for pretending to be an active military member and organizing attacks on individuals for a fee. The suspect, who was discharged from the Navy in 2000, deceived people by claiming to be a serving officer.

The fraudulent scheme involved convincing unsuspecting individuals that he was a current member of the military. He then offered to arrange for a group of people to physically assault anyone the client desired, all for a hefty fee of N20,000.

Dismissed Nigerian Navy personnel, Muhammed Tunde (dismissed since 2000), making people believe he’s a serving military personnel, charges N20,000 to bring his boys and beat up anybody for you.

He was apprehended while he and his boys were beating a hotel staff, a job contracted to him by one of the hotel customers who was asked to stop smoking in a ‘no smoking’ area of the hotel.

Ondo guber: APC moves to screen 16 aspirants


The All Progressives Congress, APC, has disclosed that the 16 governorship aspirants in Ondo State jostling for the ticket of the party ahead of the April 20 gubernatorial primaries in the state will soon be screened.

The national chairman of the party, Abdullahi Ganduje, who disclosed this, assured the aspirants of a level playing field during the party’s primaries.

Speaking through the deputy national organising secretary of the party, Nze Chidi Duru, the national chairman, emphasised that the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party is committed to ensuring that the rules guiding the conduct of the primary election are strictly adhered to.

John Tinniswood: Guinness World Records Names 111-Year-Old As Oldest Living Man


"It's pure luck": Inside the life of world's oldest man as he takes title aged 111

111-year-old John Alfred Tinniswood from England is now the world’s oldest living man, following the death of 114-year-old Juan Vicente Pérez (Venezuela).

112-year-old Gisaburo Sonobe from Japan was initially expected to be the new record holder, but he was recently confirmed to have passed away on 31 March.

Born in Liverpool on 26 August 1912 – the same year the Titanic sank – John’s exact age is 111 years 223 days as of 5 April 2024.

“We started the journey together right from primary school” – Grandma overwhelmed with joy, cries as her granddaughter successfully concludes her NYSC (VIDEO)


A heartwarming video capturing the emotional moment a Nigerian youth corps member completed her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program has touched the hearts of many on social media.

The video shows the young woman presenting her NYSC khaki attire and certificate to her tearful grandmother.

Delta: APC will sack PDP in 2027 – Omo-Agege

 Former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has predicted that the All Progressive Congress, APC, will sack the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2027 general election.

Omo-Agege made this known Saturday when speaking to party faithful in Ughelli, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, who welcomed him back to the state after serving twice as senator and deputy Senate President.

He assured that what took place in the 2023 governorship election, where the party lost to the ruling PDP, would not repeat itself in 2027.

LASG Threatens To Seal Supermarkets Over Non-disclosure Of Price Tags On Product


The Lagos State Government has mandated supermarkets and grocery stores throughout the state to display price tags on all products, warning that failure to comply may result in the sealing of non-compliant establishments.

The warning was issued by the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) on Saturday as a measure to enhance transparency and safeguard consumers from potential price exploitation, as contained in a statement retrieved from the Lagos State Government’s official website.

This initiative aims to prevent misunderstandings and inconvenience at the point of sale, fostering a more straightforward and consumer-friendly shopping experience.

Video of a Nigerian bride collapsing while presenting wine to her groom during their wedding ritual goes viral (WATCH)


A Nigerian bride has caused a buzz online after collapsing to the ground while performing a traditional wedding ritual.

The incident was captured in a video shared on TikTok by user @ammy_mil, quickly went viral.

In the video, the bride can be seen energetically and happily dancing as she approaches her husband to offer him a drink.

Friday 5 April 2024

Nnamdi Kanu’s brother blasts Southeast govs over IPOB leader’s incarceration

 Prince Emmanuel Kanu, younger brother of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has carpeted the five governors of the Southeast over their silence on the prolonged detention of the agitator.

In an open letter to the governors, Emmanuel said it was unfortunate that under their watch, his brother has been wrongfully held against his will and his fundamental human rights violated.

The letter reads, “I am writing this with utmost urgency and deep concern regarding the unlawful and unjust detention of my brother, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

Electricity In KWH & Minimum Wage In Nigeria, South Africa & Calgary, Canada


Electricity in South Africa is N147 per kWh

In Calgary, Canada it is N122 per kWh.

In Nigeria, it is N225 per kWh.

Minimum wage in South Africa is N312,000.

Minimum wage in Calgary is N2.3 million.

Israel Sacks Two Military Commanders, Reprimands One After Drone Attack Killed 7


Israel Sacks Two Military Commanders, Reprimands One After Drone Attack Killed 7 Aid Workers In Gaza

The Israeli military on Friday said it has dismissed two officers and reprimanded a third for their roles in drone strikes in Gaza that killed seven aid workers on a food-delivery mission.

The military asserted that the officers had mishandled critical information and violated the army's rules of engagement.