April 24, 2017

Watch the 1st edition of Every Day Issues with Olu Famous

As some of you know, I just started a Video series to address Political, Economic and Social issues in Nigeria. The maiden edition is titled; WHERE IS OUR MONEY? Watch and learn.

The Unprecedented Level Of Patience Shown To Buhari

Nigerian Economist
Nigerians have never shown such level of patience and tolerance towards any of their past leaders for his record and strange policies as that shown to their current leader, Muhammadu Buhari – a former military dictator now self-confessed democrat who said he came to fight corruption.

Buhari, 75, is being plagued with failures across every single sector in the economy, the like as has never been seen before.

Suspended NIA DG Appears Before Osinbajo Panel Today

The suspended director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke, on Monday appeared before the panel set up by President Muhmmadu Buhari to investigate monies recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Oke had said the monies belong to his agency. Subsequently, Buhari suspended the intelligence chief and set up a three-man panel to probe him and get to the root of the saga.

Photo of Punch Reporter While Leaving Aso Rock on Orders of Buhari's CSO

As we told you earlier, a Punch Newspaper reporter Lekan Adetayo was expelled from the vicinity of the Aso Rock presidential villa. Here's a photo of him being led away after expulsion by CSO to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Why does Mr. President's CSO want him out? I hear it's about Buhari's health. The details...

Civil Defence Officer Caught "Stealing" In Rivers State

According to a Facebook user who shared the story, the man pictured, an officer of Nigerian Civil Defence Corps was caught and beaten by residents while stealing in Agudama Street, Dline. But somehow the story is taking another twist.

Read the story as narrated below...

RCCG Woman Who Attempted Suicide In Lagos Arraigned, Granted N500k Bail

An Ebute-Meta Magistrates Court, Lagos, on Monday ordered a textile dealer, Titilayo Momoh, to undergo psychiatric evaluation following her arraignment by the police for attempted suicide.

Madam Titilayo, 58, was also granted N500,000 bail with two sureties in like sum. 

The woman was on March 24 stopped from jumping off the 3rd Mainland Bridge into the Lagoon by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command.

Then, Momoh, who lives in Lekki Lagos, disclosed that she was pushed to committing suicide in order to put an end to her constant sleeplessness and shame occasioned by her indebtedness to 3 Swiss textile dealers, after she was duped. See her when her business was doing well...

Buhari’s CSO Expels Punch Reporter From Aso Rock... presidency reacts

For some reasons, President Muhammadu Buhari's chief security officer is not happy with the man representing Punch Newspaper in the presidential villa, most probably due to his write ups.

The correspondent has been expelled by Mr. President's CSO and the development is generating serious ripples on the social media. OluFamous.Com learnt that the Presidency is now trying to manage the situation so it doesn't look like they are muzzling press freedom.

Read a statement released by the Presidency:

Why Do We Show Off Our Wealth On Social Media?

Probably due to controversy generated by singer KCee after he was allegedly caught using another man's money to pose on Instagram as his own, before he was "exposed", comedian Basketmouth asked a series of thought-provoking questions on Instagram today.

He wondered why people these days are so addicted to putting their 'everything' on social media.

Below are the 10 questions he asked:

Update On France Poll: 39yrs old Macron to face Ms. Le Pen in final round

A 39-year-old man is about to become president. My fellow Nigerians youths, are we seeing this?

Emmanuel Macron, a Liiberal centrist and radical right leader Marine Le Pen are projected to advance to the final round of the 2017 French presidential election, AFP reports.

Macron is projected to win between 23 and 24 percent of the vote, while Ms. Le Pen is expected to finish second with between 21.6 and 23 percent by the end of Sunday’s poll.

In the French electoral system, a candidate must win over 50 percent of the vote in order to be declared president after one round of voting. If this threshold is not reached, the top two candidates face off in a second round held two weeks after the first.

Tired Looking Traffic Officer Sleeping Openly In Abuja

According to Timmy who shared the pics, this Traffic Warden was seen sleeping on Duty at Aminu Kano/Glo Office Junction in Wuse 2, Abuja on Sunday. Looks like the officer needs a break.

Lagos Police Arrest Notorious Pickpocket Through CCTV

The mobile CCTV camera recently procured by Lagos State Government for the operatives of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad has recorded its first surveillance arrest.

The suspect was arrested in Oshodi area after the Mobile CCTV was deployed to monitor the area. 

Bianca Ojukwu Enjoying Herself On Vacation In Cuba

Widow of late Biafran leader, Bianca Ojukwu, is holidaying in Cuba. The former beauty queen looks like one who's having a lot of fun. More photos...

Man Arrested With Human Parts In Kwara (Photos)

A middle aged man has been arrested in Ilorin, Kwara State for possessing human parts. It was said that the suspect had been monitored by residents of Ita Kudimo, Abata Suban, Pakata area, in the past few days after speculation grew that he possessed a corpse in his building.

It was also gathered that the neighbours of the suspect swooped on his residence at about noon on Sunday and the suspect was allegedly caught with human parts. He was later dragged to Adewole Police station, amidst shouting and rain of curses by the crowd.

16-Year-Old Boy Sent To Prison In Delta, Mother Cries Out

According to Harrison, a former prisoner who has dedicated his life in helping prison inmates, a 16-year-old boy, Chijindu Ezentu, is suffering in Ogwashi Uku prison, Delta state, following an issue he had with a co-worker. What happened? Read the story...

Every Day Issues with Olu Famous: Where Is Our Money?

Hi everyone, time has come for me to birth this beautiful idea I've been working on for over a year. A lot happened to distract me, but here we are today, starting an interesting Video Blog series.

What's Every Day Issues with Olu Famous all about?

Over the years, I've observed happenings that felt like anomalies in my heart and I've been seeking answers deep down as I move from one stage to the next in life.

Of a truth, life is about perspectives, but there's a lot that our society is contending with on a daily basis and these ISSUES are drifting many from the critical goals of a life worth living.

From Politics to the Economy, Entertainment to Religion and the Family, we need a rapid shift from the prevailing order with a view to forcing our way into a better paradigm.

What can we do as a people to usher in a better order?

Update On Violence In Lagos: RRS Arrests Armed Suspects

Violence broke out in the Mushin area of Lagos today. Following the fracas that led to the looting and setting ablaze of some stores in the Idi Oro area of Mushin, operatives of Rapid Response Squad stormed the streets and were able to arrest 8 suspects in connection to the violence.

According to the RRS, the suspects were chased to the inner streets where they were apprehended with machetes and axes. More photos...

Apostle Suleman's Wife Spotted On The Streets Of London

Lizzy Johnson Suleman, wife of Apostle Suleman, General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, was spotted on the streets of London with a female pastor; Dr. King of OFM Cameroon. Both of them are in the UK for a church event...

'Toyo Baby' Of Jenifa's Diary Speaks On Alleged Fight With Funke Akindele

Olayode Juliana popularly known as Toyo Baby in Jenifa's Diary has reacted to the alleged beef the media says she has with Funke Akindele.

The gist, which went viral, claimed that the actresses had a disagreement that led to the departure of Toyo Boby on the comic series which gave her fame.

Speaking on the development, the lady says

Man Dragged To Court, Sentenced For Having S*x With His "Girlfriend"

A man has gotten himself into serious trouble with the law after he was found out to have had s*x with a teenager. The 21yrs old Zimbabwean has been ordered to perform 420 hours of community service for having s*x with a 15-year-old girl he claims is his girlfriend.

Lovely Pic of 10 Siblings From Same Parents: 9 Girls, 1 Boy

This beautiful photo of 10 siblings was shared by one of the sisters. They are from same parents...

BREAKING: Emir Sanusi’s Kano Emirate Admits Spending N3.4bn In 3 Years

Tension of some sort is building between Kano State government the Kano State Emirate headed by the Emir of Kano over issues relating to money.

The Kano Emirate Council on Monday debunked claims that the emir, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has spent N6 billion of the emirate’s fund since he assumed office.

Actor turned Born Again, Majid Michel, buys Audi A5 Coupe

Some had thought that because he's no longer a bad boy, he can't make much progress. But Majid is actually doing well. He just got himself a brand new Audi A5 Coupe. Congrats!

BBNaija TBoss Steps Out In Revealing Outfit

I guess this is for her Boss Nation people abi...*smiles*

Woman Goes Missing On Her Way To Church In Delta

Report has it that this woman went missing on her way to church yesterday. Anyone with info that may lead to her being found should kindly contact the attached number.

Saraki, Supreme Court Justice, Others May Forfeit Assets

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court, among others currently being prosecuted before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, may have their properties, which are subject of the charges preferred against them, temporarily forfeited pending the final determination of their cases.

This is according to the CCT’s new Practice Direction, 2017, just released.

Pasuma bags chieftaincy title as TOGAN of Badagry (pics)

Popular fuji singer Pasuma was crowned the ‘Togan’ of Badagry Kingdom, at a ceremony that held in Lagos yesterday. He's from Kwara but was born in Mushin, Lagos. More pics...

LOL! KCee blocks comments on his page after he's accused of stealing Dollars

I don't know why this is making me to laugh. Everyone wants to show off Dollars and claim that it was made in just one day like Davido, forgetting that OBO's father is a Billionaire.

Limpopo singer KCee is currently having it hot as someone called him out for 'stealing' his Dollar pic and posted same on his page to show off as his money. The heat is too much...

Beautiful Photo Of A Nigerian Couple Celebrating Their 53rd Wedding Anniversary

The elderly Nigerian couple who got married on April 24, 1964, are celebrating 53 years together in love and the chemistry is lovely. They are based in Ibadan. Happy anniversary to them!

Two Army Generals Escape Death From Boko Haram

The Chief of Administration, Nigerian Army, Maj-Gen Idris Alkali, and the acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen Victor Ezugwu, escaped death from Improvised Explosive Devices planted by Boko Haram.

Nude Pic of Busty Lady Who Was With Peter Okoye in Hotel

Over the weekend, I saw some pics of this lady, Jessica Nwachukwu and Peter Okoye of P'Square on the social media. Many who reacted where not happy that the singer was seen with her.

Some said Peter is not supposed to hang out with her because she's the "type" of lady men want to sleep with but no one wants to keep in his house and since Peter is married he has no business being in the same hotel room with her. Well, the lady is now showing herself...

SGF Lawal Gone? Presidency Shops For Replacement

Barely five days after the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, the Presidency is said to be shopping for his replacement.

Two ministers, two senators, and four others are top on the list of those being considered.

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