April 23, 2017

You Are The Right Person You're Looking For

If you develop yourself to be the "right person", it'll be easy for you to help others become "right".

25yrs Old Nigerian Convicted In US For Wire Fraud

A United States Federal court has convicted a Nigerian, Wiseman Oputa, who set up a number of bank accounts with bogus passports over a year, in which he managed to steal at least $500,000 through wire fraud and Internet scams.

The court convicted Oputa of one count of wire fraud, the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Texas announced.

Wiseman Oputa, 25, pleaded guilty to opening bank accounts in the area surrounding Houston, using counterfeit passports.
Once the accounts were created, Oputa and his associates conducted a number of Internet scams from romance schemes to hacking into company email accounts to make their phishing efforts appear more real.

Nollywood Actor Macdonald Oti kidnapped, robbed, dumped in Ebonyi forest

Nollywood actor and S.A. to Ebonyi universal Basic Education Board (UBEB) Chairman, Mac Donald Oti, was on Saturday kidnapped, robbed and dumped in a forest in Ebonyi State.

He was grabbed alongside with his wife at about 8:25pm at gun point.

Halima Abubakar Undergoes Fibroid Operation In India

The Nollywood actress took to her page to announce that she just came out of a successful surgery of fibroid removal. We wish her quick recovery...

Apostle Suleman Gifts Another Lady A New Camry Today

Funny enough, some folks are still seeing all that Apostle Johnson Suleman is doing openly these days as mere damage control techniques, due to the Stephanie Otobo saga.

But even before she came out with her allegations, he is known to give cars and cash to members.

Apostle Suleman is said to have gifted this lady a Toyota Camry Car in Church today...

Father Mbaka poses with his singer who gave birth to Triplets after his Prophesy

Popular catholic pries, Reverend father Mbaka visited one of his singers who gave birth to triplets. He was said to have earlier given the lady a prophesy that she will have a triplets.

Read what his ministry shared and people's reactions...

RIP! Senator Isiaka Adeleke, first governor of Osun, is Dead

Isiaka Adeleke, senator representing Osun west, is dead. He reportedly died on Sunday morning at Biket Hospital, Osogbo, after suffering a heart attack. His colleague at the senate, Shehu Sani, described the late Adeleke as a 'principled and responsible gentleman'.

Adeleke was elected first governor of Osun state in 1992 under Social Democratic Party (SDP).

Read his profile below:

Apostle Suluman: Why Stephanie Otobo Is After Me

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has vowed not to allow allegations made against him by his alleged lover, Miss Stephanie Otobo, go unchallenged.

BBNaija Winner Efe Donates Food Items To The Poor

Here are pics shared on social media of Efe donating some food items to those in need. Nice one!

Lady Who Gave Birth To 5 Babies In Abuja Speaks... "I Told God I Wanted Twins"

An Abuja-based civil servant, Mrs. Oluwakemi Uduehi, who gave birth to quintuplets (five babies) at the National Hospital, Abuja last week, shares her labour experience with Punch's Friday Olokor.

What is your name and age?

FUTO Undergraduate Almost Committed Suicide

Tragedy was averted on Saturday at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, when an undergraduate, identified as Sydney Prince, jumped into a river in a bid to end his life.

Whistle-Blowers Have Helped Us Recover N17bn – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,(EFCC) has recovered at least N17bn since the Federal Government introduced the whistle-blower policy on December 20, 2016.

Giving a breakdown of the recoveries, acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu, said,

Dino Melaye's Allegation: Governor Yahaya Bello Reacts

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, in a swift reaction to the allegation by Senator Dino Melaye that he was planning to assassinate him, said he did not believe that Dino would “make such a sweeping statement on security matters.”

Football Tragedy in Calabar: My daughter was a football lover who died for football

The 14-year-old Blessing Okon Udo stepped into the viewing centre in Nyaghasang Community in Calabar on Thursday to watch Manchester United host Anderlecht in the second leg of the UEFA Europa League, not knowing it would be her last endeavour on earth.

She an ardent Manchester United fan, who loved playing football. Sadly, Blessing lost her life to a sport so close to her heart.

Gov Yahya Bello Wants To Assassinate Me – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye, on Saturday, accused the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, of plotting to assassinate him for fighting for the state’s workers and pensioners.

Dino, while addressing women of Kogi West senatorial district, on a peaceful protest at Aiyetoro-Gbede, noted that workers and pensioners in the state were suffering and dying, following the non-payment of 15-month salaries and pensions by the governor.

The tough-talking senator said,

16 University Students arrested, charged to court for cultism

The police in Imo State has charged 16 undergraduates of Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, and the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, for their alleged involvement in cult-related activities in the state.

In a statement on Saturday, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Andrew Enwerem, stated that;

Jonathan’s kinsman in trouble over $289m released to NIA

*Searchlight to be beamed on all linked private, public officials
A former boss of the National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) may have some questions to answer from the Presidential Investigative Panel on the $289 million allegedly withdrawn from the company’s accounts ostensibly for national security.

How Veteran Actor Olumide Bakare died, by Dele Odule

Contrary to online reports on how veteran actor Olumide Bakare passed on, top actor Dele Odule, in a chat with The Nation, revealed that the deceased died on his way to the hospital.

“He was declared dead on arrival at UCH Ibadan,” he said, quoting a family source.

On claims of failed surgery as was reported online, Odule said “It is not true that he went through surgery again. He did undergo a surgery, but that was a long time ago and it was successful.

Panic In Aso Rock Over President Buhari’s Health

Again anxiety is mounting over the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to the country on March 10 after a 49-day medical sojourn in London, United Kingdom.

The 74-year-old Nigerian leader was only seen in public once throughout last week, when he joined other Muslim faithful for a Juma’at service on Friday at a mosque located near his office inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The service lasted less than one hour after which Buhari returned to his residence immediately.

Why You Should Always Be Happy

If you're waiting till 'that day' when you will have everything you want, your patience will continue to burn out and such folks end up depressed. Don't worry, be happy, your miracle is on the way!

PHOTOS: Nigeria Air Force Displays Weapon, Tests Locally Made Rockets

The Nigerian Air Force has successfully test-fired 30.1mm ground to air Inert Head Rockets locally produced by its Research and Development Team. The rockets were test fired during the Weapons Meet at Kwenev Air Range, Makurdi to commemorate its 53rd anniversary celebration.

Also produced by NAF R& D were the ground based rail launcher and vehicle mounted rail rocket launcher. The rocket launchers are fired through a remotely controlled firing based system. 

LOL! Oyinbo woman praying before eating Eba & Egusi with a bottle of Stout

A lady from Denmark, Ellen Baby got Nigerians and others talking about a pic of herself praying as she was about to down a plate of Eba and Egusi, and 'step it down' with a bottle of stout.

The lady revealed that she loves African delicacies. See hilarious reaction;

Driver Overspeeding on Highway with Somersaults, 3 Injured

A speeding driver of a bus conveying drinks to Gboko in  Benue state, lost control, somersaulted and crashed. The incident happened close to Abinsi town 3 people were injured.

24hours road accident victims support initiative rescued the victims. More pics...

Who Agrees With What Emeka Ike Shared?

The Nollywood actor/producer who just opened a TV station after his wife divorced him, shared this via his page and his fans have been reacting...

Suspended SGF & NIA DG: Is the Osinbajo panel going to be just another runaround?

by Dr. Peregrino Brimah
President Buhari on Wednesday set up a three-man panel led by Vice president Yemi Osinbajo to investigate the $43 million-plus Ikoyi NIA boss-linked stash and SGF Babachir's grass cutting and related PINE northeast terror victims' scandal.

The question we have all been asking is, why a panel? When Senior Special adviser on media and publicity Femi Adesina was asked the question on Sunrise Daily, he responded:
"Well, head or tail you will never win with some Nigerians; they will always find faults. But then, government has been elected and government is in place to do certain things and government will do what it believes to be right at any given time. Government believes that setting up an investigation at this point in time is right and government has a mandate of the people and so government is doing it."

April 22, 2017

Power Will Soon Lie On The Streets Again

by Malachy Ugwummadu
It was a notion that gained traction in the wake of the interregnum created after the tortuous push back of the Nigerian military to the barracks in 1998 and the return of civil rule to our polity effective May 29th, 1999. 
To be sure, the Nigeria political powers, expressed in the sovereignty of our country laid practically on the proverbial streets of Nigeria when the critical mass within the constituencies that struggled for the return of democracy instituted no succession plans to consolidate on the gains of the struggle. 

Emeka Ike Opens His NOLLYWOOD TV Station In Abuja

Popular Nollywood actor Emeka Ike has taken a bold step despite distractions from marital issues. He shared pictures of himself and others touring his new TV station which he just completed.

He shared the photos via his page and wrote: 
"On a tour of my new TV station... NOLLYWOOD TV, coming on STARTIMES n TSTV Abuja, with sen dino melaye... something they cant stop, is booting. Ngugi watiogo."
A big congrats to him!

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