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Sunday, 19 November 2017

Zimbabwe Politics: Zanu-PF Sacks Mugabe as Leader, Appoint Mnangagwa

mugabe and wife
Mugabe and wife.

Zimbabwe's ruling party has sacked Robert Mugabe as its leader, as pressure intensifies for him to step down as president.
Zanu-PF has also given Mr Mugabe, 93, until 10:00 GMT on Monday to resign as president, or face impeachment.

He is due to address the nation shortly, after he met military leaders who have called on him to step down.
The military intervened last week, in an apparent attempt to block him from installing his wife as his successor.

Anambra Eovernorship Election: Obiano Wins Anambra Election by a Landslide


The Incumbent Governor of Anambra and one of the contenders of the just concluded election has been declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC with a total vote of 234,071. 

From results gathered Tony Nwoye of APC came second with 98,752 votes,  Oseloka Obaze took third with 70,593 votes and Osita Chidoka of UPP  fourth with 7,746 votes. However, Chief Willie Obiano  of APGA expressed gratitude and thanked electorates for their support. 

Read his Speech bellow:  

Money Laundering: Osinbanjo Seeks Commitment of ECOWAS in Fighting Scourge

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has said ECOWAS member states should treat the challenge of money laundering and illicit financial flows with zero tolerance as it has become a threat capable of wiping out countries if it is not urgently dealt with.

Friday, 17 November 2017

Italy Holds Funeral For 26 Nigerian Women Drowned in Mediterranean

Women Drowned in Mediterranean
Funeral of Women Drowned in Mediterranean

A Roman Catholic bishop and a Muslim imam both said prayers at the simple ceremony in the southern city of Salerno, with 26 wooden coffins laid out on a stone dais. A single white rose was placed on the lid of each.

Just two of the women were identified.
“It is very likely that these girls were victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation,” said Federico Soda, director UN migration agency IOM for the Mediterranean.

2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets in Great Demand

Official 2018 FIFA World Cup match-ball
Official 2018 FIFA World Cup match-ball

Just 24 hours after resuming ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, a total of 159,402 tickets have been allocated to fans from around the world.

This number, which represents 98 percent of the currently available inventory, were purchased through FIFA.com/tickets, with only a few products still available in this sales period.

Mugabe Makes First Public Appearance Since Army Take Over

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since the country's army took over on Wednesday.

He attended a graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare. Mr Mugabe had been under house arrest for days. The army made its move after a power struggle over his successor.

Saraki Urges Auditors-General to Block Revenue Leakages in Public Service

Bukola Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Auditors-General in the country, particularly at the Local Government level, to partner with the Senate in its current effort to block financial leakages and ensure that maximum revenue accrues to government at all levels in the Federation.

Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, gave the charge when the national executive of the Conference of the Auditors-General for Local Governments in Nigeria, led  by its National Chairman, Barr. Reuben Osita Nwosu, visited him at the National Assembly, Abuja.

Victor Moses Speaks On Michael Emenalo’s Departure from Chelsea

Victor Moses
Victor Moses

Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses has spoken concerning the departure of his countryman and former Chelsea Technical Director, Michael Emenalo departure from the club.

Emenalo left Chelsea in order to spend more time with his family.
Moses revealed that Emenalo always encouraged him during his loan spells at Liverpool, Stoke City and West Ham.

Jennifer Hudson And Fiancé Splits After 9 Years Of Engagement

Jennifer Hudson And Fiancé
Jennifer Hudson And Fiancé

Jennifer Hudson and her fiance David Otunga have split after 10 years together. They are now battling for custody of their son. 

The couple are said to have been separated for "a number of months", and this week Jennifer, 36, went to court to ask for a protective order to keep David, 37, away from her. 

11 Weeks After Welcoming Their Baby Girl, Serena Williams And Alexis Ohanian Are Married

From left: La La Anthony, Venus Williams, Serena Williams and Ciara during a girls’ weekend in N.Y.C.
Photo Credit: Peoples.com

Williams, 36, and Alexis Ohanian, 34, have tied the knot. The ceremony comes just 11 weeks after the couple welcomed their baby girl, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., on Sept. 1 — almost two years after they began dating in 2015.

"13 years together, 4th wedding anniversary" - Peter Okoye & Lola Omotayo celebrate their wedding anniversary

 Peter Okoye & Lola Omotayo
 Peter Okoye & Lola Omotayo 

Peter Okoye of Psquare and Lola Omotayo are celebrating their 4th wedding anniversary today, November 17. 2017. Lola shared on open letter of love to Peter, via her Instagram page.

The mother of two and wife of Peter Okoye of former Psquare group, Lola Omotayo Okoye penned down a heartfelt post to her husband, as they celebrate their 4th wedding anniversary and 13 years of being together.

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Biggest Tax Fraud In US History: Nigerian scammer bags 7 years in jail

Michael Oluwasegun Kazeem
Michael Oluwasegun Kazeem

A Nigerian man has been sentenced to 7 years in federal prison for his role in the bilking of over $11m via an identity-theft scheme from the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Attorney's office for Oregon said Tuesday. 

An IRS agent has said this is one of the largest tax fraud cases in the U.S in which stolen personal identification information was used to defraud the IRS, First Assistant U.S. Attorney for Oregon Scott Erik Asphaug said.

I Reject The Spirit of Bobrisky - Actress Lilian Esoro


Actress Lilian Esoro rejects the spirit of Bobrisky from the life of her son after seeing him trying to put on her wig.

The actor shared it on her snap chat, immediately it spread online.
watch below:

International athlete is selling his kidney to pay for his daughter's lavish 15th birthday party

Maximiliano Javier Almandoz
Maximiliano Javier Almandoz is selling a kidney to pay for his daughter's birthday party

A 40-year-old Argentine Taekwondo player, Maximiliano Javier Almandoz, needs to raise funds to pay for his daughter's 15th birthday celebrations.

Despite having won gold medals representing his country in Chile and Uruguay, he makes little money from his sport. He and his family survive on the 14,000 Argentine pesos (£610) a month he makes working as a waiter and letting out a room in his Buenos Aires home for storage.

Kara Bridge Auto Crash: 5 Dead, 19 Injured

Kara Bridge Auto Crash
Kara Bridge Auto Crash


Five people lost their lives on Thursday in a fatal auto crash which happened at the popular Kara Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The accident, which happened in the early hours of the day, also left a number of people injured.
General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, confirmed the number of deaths to Channels Television via a phone interview.