Thursday, 5 December 2019

Boko Haram: Troops Foil Attempt To Take Over Battalion In Borno, Kill 3 Insurgents

The Nigerian Army has disclosed that troops in various operations within the northeast have neutralised 3 Boko Haram terrorists as 12 women, 4 children held captive by the terrorists were rescued.

This was disclosed by the Nigerian Army Operations Coordinator, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu in a statement issued on Thursday.

The statement reads, “In what has now become a recurring decimal for the Boko Haram criminal elements across Operation LAFIYA DOLE Theatre, owing to the growing effectiveness of the Nigerian Army Super Camp Concept, some criminal Boko Haram elements mounted on 5 Gun Trucks and motorcycles, attempted to infiltrate 112 Task Force Battalion troops’ location at Mafa in Mafa LGA of Borno State on 1 December 2019.

Former governor, Abdullazeez Yari, not a security threat in Zamfara – Senator Kaura

Following accusations and counter-accusations between former governor of Zamfara State, Abdullazeez Yari and the state governor, Matawalle over insecurity, a former lawmaker, Senator Tijjani Kaura has waded into the matter and absolved Yari of all alleged security breach.

In this interview, Kaura who represented Zamfara North senatorial zone in the 8th Senate and was also the Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Character Commission spoke on the previous Supreme Court judgement against the APC and the spate of arrests of APC members in Zamfara State.

Kaura noted that the former governor did well to curtail the situation when he governed the State for eight years.

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TX - Orezi – “Maza Maza” (Prod. by Mystro)

Alhaji Orezi (ti de!) is back with a new party jam titled “Maza Maza” for us to have some good time with the ladies.
Talented singer, Orezi comes through with a new single dubbed “MazaMaza” to wrap up 2019. He employs the services of producer, Mystro for an addictive tune, melody and beat. This a follow up to his previous joint with Uganda songstress, Sheebah – “Sweet Sensation“.

Maza Maza” is a groovy song that will get you to the dance floor and start a party. Orezi sings melodiously for a lady he closer to him for some good loving and complete fun.

"My Daughter Can't Put All Her Eggs In A basket" - Mother Supports Cheating Daughter

It was a sad experience for this young, handsome, athletic, working-class rich bachelor, so he described himself, who got the shock of his life by the response he got when he complained to his prospective mother-in-law about her daughters infidelities.

The young man, whose identity was not disclosed, narrated his sad ordeal with his girlfriend, who he had been dating for over a year. He loved her with all he has.

Taking her abroad for vacation, and placing her on a 100k allowance every month, gave her younger brother 280k scholarship, adding to the fact that she is a banker.

He also included the fact that they both have a good sexual life, but it all happened one weekend he invited his girlfriend over, and he requested for hotspot from her phone because he ran out of data, and couldnt subscribe at the moment.

”Please Don’t handcuff me” – Orji Uzor Kalu begs prison warders as court sentences him to 12 years imprisonment

Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment by Justice Idris Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Lagos.
Justice Idris Mohammed passed the judgement after findingthe former Abia state governor guilty of N7.1bn fraud charges levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Judge declared Kalu and his co-defendants guilty of the 39 counts filed against them by the EFCC.
While being escorted out of court, Kalu, who is the Senate’s Chief Whip, begged the prison warders not to handcuff him in public.

Police Arrests Man For Giving Neighbour Fake Bulletproof Charm

The Police in Niger had arrested one Yakubu Abubakar of Aninigi village of Paikoro Local Government Area for giving a neighbour fake bulletproof charm.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Usman Adamu, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Wednesday, that Abubakar tested the efficacy of the charm on Zakari Yakubu.

Adamu said that on Nov. 26 at about 14:30 hours operatives of the Paikoro Division arrested the suspect after injuring Yakubu.

“The charm failed and left the victim in a pool of his own blood with serious injuries on his chest,” the Commissioner said.

Messi voted for Mane to win The Best award & says it's a 'shame' he was fourth in Ballon d'Or voting

The Barcelona star has spoken of his admiration for the Senegalese winger after he enjoyed an incredible year with Liverpool

Lionel Messi has admitted to voting for Liverpool forward Sadio Mane in The Best poll and feels the Senegalese was unfortunate to finish fourth behind himself, Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo in the Ballon d’Or vote.

An Argentine superstar on the books at Barcelona has been recognised as the finest player on the planet for 2019.

Messi has added a sixth Golden Ball to his remarkable collection , with Van Dijk edged out for the second time this year.

The Liverpool defender also missed out on the FIFA Best prize , with Messi claiming that honour for the first time in his career.

Demographic, health survey paramount for policies, interventions – NPC

The National Population Commission (NPC) has stated that the 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) conducted nationwide would help governments in the formulation of good health policies.

Bauchi state Director of the Commission, Musa Haruna Rashid stated this on Thursday during the state dissemination and lunch of the 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) report held at Hazibal suites Bauchi.

According to him, the survey is designed to provide data for monitoring the population and health situation in Nigeria adding that the objective was to provide reliable estimates of demographic and health indicators including fertility, family planning methods, breastfeeding practices, nutritional status of women and children, maternal, child health, childhood and adult mortality.

Nigerian Senate Approves 2020 Budget With Spending Of 10.594 Trillion Naira

The Senate on passed the 2020 Budget of N10.594 trillion today 6th thursday 2019 , as against N10.33trillion presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Senators effected an increase of N264billion on the Budget.
The usage of the budget represents the  record breaking and a deviation from what was obtained in the 8th National Assembly in which budget were passed almost eight months after it was presented.
Senator Barau Jibrin Chairman of Senate Committee on Appropriation reveals that
the increase of N264 billion into the budget allowed for interventions in critical areas such as national security, road infrastructure mines and steel development, health among others.
He further state that, statutory transfer stood at N560.5 billion, Recurrent Expenditure at N4.8 billion, Capital Expenditure at N2.5 billion, Debt Servicing at N2.7 billion, Fiscal Deficit at N2.3 trillion and Deficit to GDP of 1.52 per cent.
The breakdown of the budget as passed by Senate is as follows:

Slimcase Outraged After Discovering That Wrestling Is 100% Fake

It appears Slimcase is just discovering a fact about wrestling that has been known to all since 1907.

Everyone knows that wrestling is fake. The kicks, screaming and slamming involved all fake and this is solely for entertainment. However, it appears that Slimcase is just discovering this already known fact and he’s quite outraged. The singer while chilling at home took to his Instagram page to share a video of a wrestling match.
In the video, he kept on shouting as the fakeness of the kicks the wrestlers were giving themselves  “Na today I know Wrestling is 100 percent FAKE see the kick”
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“You are worth a lot Tacha, I celebrate you”- Kemi Olunloyo says as she declares herself a Titan (Video)

Controversial Investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has shocked many of her fans as she celebrated Tacha for being who she is and officially declaring herself a Titan.
Her message reads;
“Today I celebrate you #tacha @symply_tacha. I realize you BLOCKED me recently as you may be upset at my social critic write ups. The future is bright. You are a reflection of me. Thank you for being YOURSELF. God used you to wake up every young girl who could not speak before.

Uche Jombo, Other Nigerians React As Orji Uzor Kalu Is Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison

Actress Uche Jombo and other Nigerians have broken their silence after a Federal High Court in Lagos sentenced a former Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, to 12 years imprisonment for N7.6 billion fraud which he allegedly carried out when he was governor of Abia state from 1999 to 2007.
 
While some applauded the EFCC for trying the former governor, others are of the opinion that the sentencing is fake.
 
They argue that Kalu will appeal the sentencing at the Supreme court and it will be upturned.
 

“You are worth a lot Tacha, I celebrate you”- Kemi Olunloyo says as she declares herself a Titan (Video)

Controversial Investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has shocked many of her fans as she celebrated Tacha for being who she is and officially declaring herself a Titan.
Her message reads;
“Today I celebrate you #tacha @symply_tacha. I realize you BLOCKED me recently as you may be upset at my social critic write ups. The future is bright. You are a reflection of me. Thank you for being YOURSELF. God used you to wake up every young girl who could not speak before.

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Man Utd legend Neville says Reds title collapse would make his year

The former defender praised Jurgen Klopp's side for their consistency over the last two years but hopes they capitulate by the end of the season
Manchester United legend Gary Neville says that if Liverpool were to blow their lead at the top of the Premier League table then it would make his year.

As an Old Trafford stalwart, Neville well knows the rivalry that exists between the two clubs, with the Red Devils comprehensively holding the upper hand in terms of Premier League success during his years as a player.

Now, however, the Reds are closing in on a first title in the Premier League era, but after establishing an eight-point lead thanks to 13 wins in their first 14 matches, the former England international defender sincerely hopes that they cannot hold onto it.

Police parade 113 suspected criminals in Kano

Police in Kano State has arrested 113 suspected criminals in connection with various crimes across the state.

The commissioner of police kano state command, CP Habu A. Sani, psc stated this while briefing newsmen on the command’s achievements in Kano.

He said ‘‘With renewed vigour and determination, sustained Puff-Adder Operations, Community Policing Engagements, the launching of Police Campaign Against Daba and Other Vices (POCADOV) and Technical Support Operations, tremendous successes were achieved in the last one week.
Sani said the suspects were arrested for various offences including kidnapping, Armed robbery, drugs and Indian hemp dealing.

“Six (6) kidnapping suspects were arrested, four (4) armed robbery suspects were arrested, 2 suspected tricycle snatchers/thieves were also arrested”

"I Hate My Kids, Never Wanted To Have A Child & Resent My Wife Because Of Them" - Man Confesses

A man has revealed how much he hates his kids and has attempted committing suicide because he never wanted a child.

A man has confessed that he hate his kids and resent his wife too because of their children.

The man revealed that because of how much he hate his kids, he has attempted committing suicide because he never wanted a child but his wife made him choose between her and having children.

In the shocking confession, the man wrote;

I never wanted kids. Never saw myself as a family man. I now have 3 kids. They are all amazing. I hate them more than anything.

Rudeboy Set To Drop First Solo Album 2 Years After Split From Mr P

Rudeboy of the now-defunct legendary group P-Square has revealed that he is set to drop an album in 2020.
The year has been very good for Rudeboy as all of his songs are certified bangers. From the touching “Reason With Me” to the educative “Audio Money” fans can seem to get enough of his music. However, since his split from his brother, Mr P in 2017, he is yet to release a body of work.

To the joy of fans, the singer took to his Instagram story to announce that he is set to drop an album in 2020.

“Your market no go sell, get a life b!tch”- James Brown blasts Etinosa (Video)

Instagram Sensation, James Brown, aka ‘They did not caught me’ has slammed Nollywood actress Etinosa Idemudia for using the Bible as an ashtray while smoking weed.
The controversial makeup artist shared a video on his page warning her to stop her vain clout chasing. He also added that others might act like that to sell their market, but hers won’t sell at all.

DJ Abass Points Out Similarities Between Biodun Fatoyinbo And Prince Andrew's Sexual Allegation Cases

UK-based media consultant, DJ Abass has taken out time to point out the similarities between the sexual abuse allegations brought against Prince Andrew of England and Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA.
 
DJ Abass pointed out that Prince Andrew and Biodun Fatoyinbo's sexual abuse allegation cases are similar in the sense that both women were underage when it happened and the incident occurred many years ago before the incident was brought to the limelight.
 
He also pointed out another similarity.
 
He said that Virginia's case against Prince Andrew was struck out from the court as being "immaterial and impertinent". Busola's case against Fatoyinbo was also dismissed for being " empty and sentimental".  
 
But DJ Abass said that one difference in both cases is that people aren't asking Virginia why she took so long to come out with her story, whereas, Nigerians are asking why Busola took 20 years to speak up. He says this is what he finds hard to understand.

Caf Awards 2019: Salah, Mane and Aubameyang headline Player of the Year shortlist

The trio ended last season as top scorers in a three-way tie, and have been recognized for their glowing performances
Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have been named alongside seven other stars as the final nominees for the 2019 African Footballer of the Year.

Salah, winner of the award in 2017 and 2018, is seeking to claim the award for the third year on the spin having helped Liverpool to success in the Champions League last season.

Playing alongside Mane, the Reds pair narrowly missed out on Premier League glory, with Manchester City beating them to the title by just a point.

Kajuru Crisis: Reopening, reconstruction of Kasuwan market insensitive, provocative – Adara people tell El-Rufai

The Chairman of the Adara Development Association (ADA), Awemi Maisamari has called for urgent concerns for Adara community following widespread criminality and

Maisamari in a statement forwarded to DAILY POST said the suffering of IDPs and other crisis victims, the assassination of HRH Agom Adara, the scrapping of Adara Chiefdom, the partitioning of Adara community in to two, the subordination of the people in Kachia LGA of Kaduna State under a proposed Kachia Chiefdom, the subordination of the predominantly Christian population in Kajuru LGA under a tiny minority Muslim population in Kajuru Emirate and the refusal of the Kaduna State government to engage with or be sensitive to the concerns and feelings of the community have made its people uncertain about their future.

MI Abaga Says Olamide & Not Wizkid Should Be Named Artiste Of The Decade

The debate on who should be the Nigerian artiste of the decade has been the topic of late and MI Abaga has pitched in who should be the winner.

A music lover took to his Twitter page to ask fans who the Nigerian artiste of the decade is. A poll was created with Wizkid, Davido, Olamide & Burna Boy and within few hours the post got a lot of reactions with Wizkid taking the lead followed by Davido, Olamide snagged the third while Burna boy took the forth.
MI Abaga, however, sees things differently and feels Olamide should be the artiste of the decade. According to him, the “Pawon” singer is the only hip hop artiste on the list which should be considered a big deal. MI called Olamide a legend and the winner in his eyes. He wrote, For being a hip-hop artist on this list Olamide should just win this.. legend in my eyes.
Do you agree with MI?

Beyonce's Dad, Matthew Knowles Releases Album Of Never-Before-Heard Of Destiny's Child Material

Matthew Knowles, Beyonce's dad shares previously unreleased music from Destiny's Child recorded back when they used to go by the name of Girls Tyme.
The album, Destiny's Child: The Untold Story, came out on multiple streaming platforms via Knowles' Music World Entertainment label on Monday.
The album was released when the group consisted of Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, LeToya Luckett and LaTavia Robertson during the early 90s.
Matthew first announced the album back on November 21, but many took it with a grain of salt.
This isn't the only DC related project Knowles has been working on.
Back in spring, he revealed he was producing a musical based on the girl group.

“Many rich men appreciate women who cover up their body more” – Mr Bobrisky shares a little secret to ladies

Nigerian Slay-King, Idris Okuneye A.K.A Bobrisky has shared a little secret to ladies telling them what rich men actually want.
Sharing on Instagram a video of herself all covered up, she advised ladies to cover and dress less sexy once in a while as that is what men want.

Anthony Joshua Issues Final Warning To Ruiz Ahead Of Rematch

Anthony Joshua, former heavyweight champion, has dished out a final warning to Andy Ruiz ahead of their rematch showdown to hold in Saudi Arabia.

The British-Nigerian born pugilist will have a golden chance of proving Ruiz's victory over him in June was a fluke and similarly reclaim his belts when he faces the heavyweight champion on December 7.

With attention directed towards the fight dubbed "clash of the dunes" Joshua expressed confidence in winning, saying all eyes are on him.

“It’s amazing, it’s my fourth time challenging for the belts,” the 30-year-old boxer said.

Zidane wants Pogba at Real Madrid

Zizou desperate for Blancos to sign Man Utd ace

Zinedine Zidane wants Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba to sign for Real Madrid, Marca reports.

Zidane is not necessarily backed by his board on the deal, however, as they do not know how he would fit into the squad.

Buhari unveils national security strategy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated the reviewed National Security Strategy 2019 with a commitment to enhancing the social security of Nigerians as a means of improving their physical security.

Speaking at the event shortly before the commencement of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, the president said the numerous security challenges confronting the nation made it necessary to come up with an articulated, comprehensive and coordinated response that involved all segments of the society.

He expressed delight that the National Security Strategy 2019 was a product of painstaking and rigorous deliberations by relevant stakeholders committed with the task of safeguarding the nation from internal and external threats.

Timaya Is The Most Stylish Nigerian Artiste But Highly Underrated || Check Picture

Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa is gradually turning to a veteran in the music industry, and not just an ordinary veteran, but a stylish one who has a high taste for stepping out in exclusive fashion.

Timaya is a fashion killer, one that slays with reckless abandon and he proves it yet again in the picture below.
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"I Am Looking For A F*cked-Up Man, Because I Am Also F*cked-up Too"- Actress, Juliet Ibrahim

So this is why Juliet Ibrahim dated Iceberg Slim!— he was f*ckedup

To the best of our knowledge, actress Juliet Ibrahim is still single and searching. Sitting pretty with her sunkissed face, the mother of one tells us what she is and what she is looking for in a man.

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“I got 99 problems but I’ll take one more
I love shopping at the A*#S store
And if you don’t know how to treat me right
Take my number cuz you’re just my type
And I know I’m f*cked up, lucky you
I’m lookin’ for someone a little f*cked up too
If you wanna break my heart tonight
Come on over ‘cuz you’re just my type… “

“The Nigerian artist of the decade is WIZKID, Nobody comes close to him” – Social Media user says

A man on Twitter identified as Joey Akan took to the social media site to crown Wizkid the Nigerian artiste of the decade.
According to Joey, the Nigerian StarBoy has been consistent in his craft and no other singer comes close.

Woman Reveals What She Wanted To Do When Her Boyfriend Broke Up With Her

A Twitter user has shocked other users on the platform after she revealed what she did when her boyfriend broke up with her.

She said he was her first boyfriend and she was devastated, so she considered commiting suicide so he would be blamed for her murder.

Her revelation was in reply to a question asked by Twitter user @Oloni, regarding the craziest things people have done after a breakup.

Chelsea confident ahead of Sancho transfer battle with Manchester United

The Blues will go head to head with their Premier League rivals for the Borussia Dortmund star as other clubs watch on from afar

Chelsea are ready to break their transfer record in the pursuit of Borussia Dortmund's wantaway forward Jadon Sancho and are confident about their chances of landing him ahead of Manchester United either in January or next summer.

The Blues are pressing ahead with transfer plans, despite their current ban on signing players, with a Court of Arbitration for Sport [CAS] appeal verdict due any day, and are willing to pay more than the £72 million they stumped up to capture goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Club last year.

BREAKING: We won’t pass hate speech bill – Senate President, Ahmed Lawan

Following the public outcry that greeted the hate speech bill, the Senate President Ahmed Lawan has said the Senate won’t pass the proposed anti-free speech bills.

Lawan made the disclosure in response to a detailed written protest letter against the hate speech bill and anti-social media bill before the senate by the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA.

He said legislators will listen to the pulse of the Nigerians who have rejected the bills and will do exactly as they demanded.

Lawan had in his letter to HURIWA dated November 20th 2019 which was endorsed by his Chief of Staff; Alhaji Babagana M. Aji but received on December 4th 2019 titled: “RE: WHY NATIONAL ASSEMBLY’S BILLS AGAINST FREE SPEECH ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL: BY HURIWA,” stated as follows:

“You have Not Finished Paying Your Dowry” – Simi’s Mom Raises Alarm As She Drags Adekunle Gold

We all know Simi to be a very humorous person but never knew her mother to be one hell of a humorous person too.

The mother of the “Selense” singer in a way to let us know how funny she could be took to her Twitter account to shock the husband of her daughter; Adekunle Gold, after the “Young love” singer looked to have thrown a shade jokingly at Simi and her elder siblings on the same platform.
Adekunle Gold directed Simi’s shade towards him to her elder siblings on Twitter some hours ago. It then appears Simi’s mother, who also is an active user of the app saw the tweet as she quickly reminded Adekunle to be careful with what he writes as he has not finished paying her dowry.

Unknown Hawker Gives Birth To A Baby Boy By The Roadside In Imo

An Unknown road side hawker has given birth to a bouncing baby boy by the road side in Imo State.
According to report It was gathered that the incident happened at Zander street by Christ Church (Fire service junction) Owerri, Imo State at about 5pm yesterday.
An eyewitness told a reporter that the baby and mother are in good condition.
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I will travel to the village for Christmas, I miss my family – Mercy Eke announces (photos)

Big Brother Naija winner, Mercy Eke has revealed that she will be spending the Christmas period with her Family members back in Owerri, her hometown.
The Queen of highlights during her live Question and Answer session with fans on Instagram, revealed that she has missed her family members so much and she can’t wait to spend time with them.

'Illiteracy In The North Has A Negative Impact On Nigeria' - Senator Okorocha (Video)

Senator Rochas Okorocha, representing Imo West Senatorial District in the red chamber has raised an alarm over the high level of illiteracy in the northern part of the country.
 
The former Imo State Governor who expressed fear of having lawmakers from the North who cannot address the senate chamber in English, asked for an intervention in the educational sector in the region.
 
Okorocha also stated that the illiteracy in the northern region has a direct impact in other parts of the country.

Monday, 2 December 2019

When does the 2019 Ballon d'Or ceremony take place?

Virgil van Dijk and Lionel Messi are among the favourites to succeed Luka Modric as the game's outstanding individual figure

Luka Modric made history when he was awarded the Ballon d'Or in 2018, ending the dominance of perennial favourites Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

That trend could continue in 2019, too, with Virgil van Dijk emerging as a strong contender for the prize following his impressive Champions League-winning year with Liverpool.

So will the Messi-Ronaldo duality be broken once again?  Goal has all the details about when the Ballon d'Or will be awarded in 2019.

Genevieve Nnaji Shares Gorgeous Photo To Usher In The New Month

Star actress, Genevieve Nnaji has glowed in new photo she shared via her Instagram page to usher in the new month of December.
 
The ever-young actress followed many other Nigerians to usher the new month as they pray for it to be favourable.
 
Some of her colleagues like Uche Jombo, Funke Akindele, Toyin Abraham hailed her over her gorgeous look.

PDP appoints new party leaders

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed Senator (Dr) Suleiman Nazif (Wakilin Arewa) as the new Deputy National Chairman, North, of the PDP.

The approval was disclosed in a statement by PDP National Publicity Secretary, a Kola Ologbondiyan in furtherance of section 47 (6) of the Constitution of the PDP.

The statement read: “The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the nomination of Senator (Dr) Suleiman Nazif (Wakilin Arewa) as the new Deputy National Chairman, North, of the PDP.

“The approval is in furtherance of section 47 (6) of the Constitution of the PDP