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Sunday, 26 February 2017

38 Days Of Osinbajo’s Acting Presidency- Daily Trust

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This is the third time Osinbajo is acting as president. The first was in February 2016 when the president embarked on a five-day vacation, and the second time was in June 2016 when President Muhammadu Buhari went on a trip to the United Kingdom to treat an ear infection.

Unlike the era of the late President Umaru Yar’adua’s health crisis, Buhari had transmitted a letter to the National Assembly, informing them of his vacation and surrendering power to Osinbajo. President Buhari began a two-week vacation in London but later extended it indefinitely to address yet-to-be-disclosed medical concerns. Since then, the acting president has been riding out the storm.

John Fashanu Bags Doctorate Degree Honours (Photos, Video)

JOHN FASHANU

Nigeria's popular sport Ambassador John Fashanu few days ago ‎added another feather to his already feathered legendary cap when he bagged a Doctorate Degree honours as Doctor of Philosophy in Philanthropic (Ph.D).

The ex- international footballer who has been at the forefront of supporting charity projects with several Non Governmental organisations including Big Church Foundation, is a role model to many sports lovers and analysts. 

Saturday, 25 February 2017

BBNaija promotes immorality, indecency rather than Nigeria’s cultures – Lagos lawmaker

BBNAIJA

According to Naij.com a member of Lagos state House of Assembly representing Epe constituency 2, Mr Segun Olulade on Thursday 23rd February advised the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on the negative implications of Big Brother Naija on the nation’s culture and youths.
The Big Brother Naija is a Reality TV Show sponsored by PayPorte, an online shopping platform, and aired by Africa Magic on Dstv.

Mugabe celebrates his 93rd birthday with lavish party

MUGABE @93

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday with a lavish party on Saturday attended by thousands of loyalists outside the second city of Bulawayo.

The ruling ZANU-PF party hosted the event for Mugabe, who has held power since 1980 during a reign marked by repression of dissent, vote-rigging and the country’s economic collapse.

Maje Ayida takes Toke Makinwa to court, demands N100 million

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Fitness expert, Maje Ayida, has instituted a legal action against his estranged wife, Toke Makinwa, over her memoir titled ‘On Becoming’.

Ayida claims her tell-it- all book contains defamatory words and has ordered his lawyers, Kemi Pinheiro (SAN) of Pinheiro LP, to begin legal proceedings at the Lagos Judicial Division of the High Court.

Sheriff is a mole planted by APC in PDP – Nyesom Wike

WIKE

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has described the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Alli Modu Sheriff, as a mole in the party.

The Governor alleged that Sheriff is planted in the party by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to decimate the party ahead of the 2019 general elections.

He described the loss by Makarfi at the Court of Appeal to Sheriff as a temporary setback.

Rivers rerun election turns bloody as thugs chop off INEC official’s hand

rivers state.

The ongoing Supplementary election in Igbo Etche community in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State has turned bloody as hoodlums reportedly chopped off the hand of an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Dele Momodu Praises VP Osinbajo

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The publisher of Ovation International, Dele Momodu, has said that Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is effecting positive and noticeable changes in Nigeria, a feat his principal, Muhammadu Buhari failed to achieve while in the country.

Buhari handed over to Osinbajo on January 19 before proceeding to the UK on a medical vacation .

Since that time, the Acting President has been to several states in the Niger Delta and this week, stopped by the Muritala Muhammed International Airport on an impromptu visit .

Friday, 24 February 2017

Kelechi Iheanacho Trains With Manchester City Teammates In Abu Dhabi


KELECHI IHEANACHO
Kelechi Iheanacho joined his Manchester City teammates for a warm weather training in Abu Dhabi. With the scheduled Premier League clash against Manchester United on Sunday, February 26 postponed due to United’s participation in the EFL Cup final that same day, Pep Guardiola’s men left England on Wednesday, February 22 for Abu Dhabi.

I Lied To The World That My Husband Bought Gifts For Me - Tonto Dikeh

TONTO DIKE

Nollywood Actress, Tonto Dikeh is not done speaking up about her marriage to Churchhill Olakunle.

Tonto has spent the morning engaging fans on Instagram. The actress is now claiming that she some of the things she showed off on social network as gifts from her husband, where actually purchased by her.

Last year, Tonto Dikeh showed off two cars on Instagram claiming they were gifts from her husband, Churchill.

How Nigeria’s Abdulmatallab became a terrorist

Farouk-Abdulmutallab


The New York Times, through a Freedom of Information Act request, has obtained documents containing detailed accounts of how slain Al Qaeda leader, Anwar al-Awlaki, mentored a Nigerian, Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to detonate a bomb hidden in his underpants, on a flight from Amsterdam in the Netherlands to Detroit, United States, on Christmas Day in 2009.
Abdulmutallab, referred to as the “underwear bomber” by the U.S. media, is the son of the chairman of Jaiz Bank Limited, Umaru Abdulmutallab. In 2012, he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after a defiant guilty plea.

Air Force jets bomb Boko Haram at Tagoshe mountain [VIDEO]

Air Force jets bomb Boko Haram at Tagoshe mountain

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday struck Boko Haram terrorists location at Tagoshe/Mandara Mountain general area, about 10km Southwest of Gwoza in Northern Borno.
Air Force spokesman, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, confirmed the development in a statement to DAILY POST.

N3.4bn NIMASA fraud: EFCC withdraws charges against Akpobolokemi, 3 accused


N3.4bn NIMASA fraud: EFCC withdraws charges against Akpobolokemi, 3 accused
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday struck out the names of four accused charged with N3.4 billion fraud alongside a former Director-General (D-G) of NIMASA, Patrick Akpobolokemi.

Akpobolokemi, a former D-G Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), was charged with nine others on a 40-count charge bordering on fraud. Other accused charged with him are: Capt. Ezekiel Agaba; Ekene Nwakuche; Felix Bob-Nabena; Capt. Warredi Enisouh; Governor Juan; Ugo Frederick and Timi Alari.

Nelson Mandela caused Xenophobia in South Africa – Seun Kuti

SEUN KUTI

Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has reacted to violent acts against Nigerians and other nationals in South Africa.

The musician stated that the late South Africa President, Nelson Mandela, should be blamed for the xenophobic attacks.

Seun made his feelings known in a Facebook post on Friday.

Why I attended APC Akeredolu’s inauguration - Fayose

AKEREDOLU'S INAUGURATION

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Friday said the welfare and unity of Yoruba people were important for anybody to play politics with.

The governor, who spoke in Akure, Ondo State during the inauguration of Mr Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) as the governor of Ondo State, said being a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), should not stop him from attending the inauguration of an All Progressives Congress (APC) governor.

Mourinho Pays Surprise Tribute To Ranieri After Leicester City Sack

 Mourinho Pays Surprise Tribute To Ranieri After Leicester City Sack

Jose Mourinho has posted a classy tribute message to Claudio Ranieri after the Italian was sacked by Leicester City.

The Premier League champions made the announcement on Thursday evening, a day after the Foxes were beaten 2-1 by Sevilla in the Champions League.

After their quite extraordinary title win, Ranieri's side have struggled in the 2016-17 season and find themselves in 17th place in the table with just five league wins from 25 matches.

Europa League Round of 16 Draws Released


Europa League Round of 16 Draws Released
The draws for the next round of the Europa league have been released.

Celta v Krasnodar
APOEL v Anderlecht
Schalke v Monchengladbach
Lyon v Roma
Rostov v Manchester United
Olympiacos v Besiktas
Gent v Genk
Kobenhavn v Ajax

The first leg will be played on the 9th of March 2017 while the return leg will take place on the 16th of the same month.

Tinubu, Yahaya Bello, Fayose attend Akeredolu's swearing in as Ondo Governor(Photos)


Tinubu, Yahaya Bello, Fayose attend Akeredolu's swearing in as Ondo Governor
Former Lagos state Governor, Bola Tinubu; Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose and several other dignitaries attended the swearing-in ceremony of Rotimi Akeredolu as Governor of Ondo state.


See more photos below:

International protests increasing in solidarity with Southern Cameroon

International protests increasing in solidarity with Southern Cameroon

Harmony Bobga Mbuton, president of Cameroon’s North West Lawyers Association, returned to The Stream on Al Jazeera this week, just over two months since the show originally explored the protests among his country’s English-speaking communities, who claim French-speaking President Paul Biya’s government is treating them as second-class citizens.


The Stream host Femi Oke says that, since that show, “The government of Cameroon has pulled the plug on the internet and banned public gatherings in the regions fraught with tensions. What started as strikes for bilingualism in the Northwest and Southwest territories have revealed very deep political divides that spread beyond language, culture and geography.”

South African President reacts to violence against foreigners


JACOB ZUMA

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has condemned acts of violence between citizens and non-nationals, his office said on Friday.

Anti-immigrant violence has flared sporadically in South Africa against a background of near-record unemployment, with foreigners being accused of taking jobs from citizens and getting involved in crime.

Guy Wins Etisalat Dance Challenge, Gets Brand New Car, Phone, Airtime For 1 Year


Etisalat Dance Challenge
The first and the biggest 24 hour party in Naija was held between 12pm on February 23rd and 12pm on February 24th 2017 at the coolest spot in Lagos – the Hard Rock Café.

The event sponsored by Etisalat Nigeria is part of an ongoing #BreakFreecampaign which encourages Nigerians to live outside the box and embrace the opportunities they have to achieve their dreams.

Help! A goat is about to commit suicide.

Have you seen it???

Osinbajo makes shocking findings at Lagos airport


Osinbajo makes shocking findings at Lagos airport
If officials of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, knew of Thursday’s surprise visit by the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, they probably would have ensured that he didn’t get to see the true state of disrepair of facilities at the nation’s gateway.

Osinbajo and his team however caught the officials unawares with the unscheduled visit and insisted on seeing what was ‘working’ and what was not ‘working’ at the airport.

Nollywood Producer Seun Egbegbe Granted N5Million Bail

 Seun Egbegbe
Seun Egbegbe
Nollywood marketer, Seun Egbegbe and one Mr. Oyekan Ayomide who were arrested for defrauding some Bureau De Change operatives have been granted bail by the Federal High Court in Lagos.
Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo who presided over the case ruled Mr. Seun should be granted bail once he meets bail requirements. 

Respect yourself, respect PDP, respect Nigeria; Ali Modu Sheriff tells Fayose

Senator Ali Modu Sheriff
Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and Gov. Fayose

Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, begged governors elected on the platform of the party not to do anything that would further divide it. Sheriff spoke in Abuja when leaders of the party from the South-West paid him a solidarity visit. Sheriff and Fayose According to Senator Sheriff, as important as the governors are to the party, they must not do anything that will further divide the party. He particularly called on Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, who had been very vocal in criticizing the leadership of Senator Sheriff to “respect himself and respect the PDP.” 

Religion: Paul Emeka of Assemblies of God church loses at Supreme Court


Paul Emeka of Assemblies of God church
Paul Emeka of Assemblies of God church
The leadership crisis rocking the Assemblies of God Church came to an end on Friday. This is as the Supreme Court in a unanimous judgement by four Justices, resolved all the issues in favour of the General Council of the Church.

‎With this judgement, Rev. Dr. Chidi Okoroafor has now been confirmed as the authentic General Superintendent of the Church.

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo Disqualifies Himself from Adegboruwa’s Trial

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo
Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday washed her hands off the criminal case filed against Lagos-based activist lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

The judge, who announced her decision in the open court, said it was based on “personal reasons.”

She said she had decided to return the case file to the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, for assignment to another judge.

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Skin Care: Natural Ways To Remove Stretch Marks

stretch marks
Lets begin with what is stretch mark?

Stretch marks are strips of scars on the skin. They are basically due to over stretching of the skin. This could be seen during and after pregnancy or during increase weight or sudden drop in weight Easy ways to prevent stretch marks, watch your weight and be sure if want to add weight it is not speedy or if u want to drop/loss weight it is not sudden you can reduce your chances of getting stretch marks by maintaining your weight level and taking good care of your skin. THAT IS THE BEST WAY TO PREVENT HAVING STRETCH MARKS Also to prevent having stretch marks, drink water often.

I don't talk to monkeys - Fayose replies Sheriff's threat to kick him out of PDP


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Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose has reacted to Ali Modu Sheriff's threat to kick him out of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Addressing people of his state on Ekiti Radio-91.5FM and EKTV on Saturday, Fayose said he does not talk to “monkeys.”

“On that comment by Sheriff that he will kick me and Gov Wike out of PDP, I don’t talk to monkeys. That Appeal Court judgement is just a phase, it will fizzle out. All things will work together for good for me, that’s what the Bible says,'' Fayose said.

Sen. Murray Bruce accepts Modu Sheriff as PDP National Chairman


Senator Ben Murray Bruce
Senator Ben Murray Bruce has urged for a stop to the leadership tussle in the PDP, saying he has accepted Ali Modu Sheriff as the party's National Chairman.

In a statement released during the weekend, he said: “Concerning the PDP, the current bickering is childish and irrelevant. I am not in support of any more litigation.

Ekiti withheld allocation has been released - Fayose

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Governor Ayo Fayose says the Federal Government has released the withheld January Budget Support Fund to the state.

Fayose made the claim while speaking a live programme tagged, ‘Meet Your Governor’ aired on the state-owned Ekiti Television and Radio Stations. “On Thursday, a letter was sent to the Central Bank of Nigeria that the money be released and it has not been released because the CBN Governor was not in town,'' Fayose said.

“What is important now is that the money has been released. I won’t want to go into details.''

Saturday, 18 February 2017

The Sun Awards: PMAN, Nollywood stars rally support for Rita, Phyno, Olamide

Phyno-Olamide-and-Rita

The Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) and top Nollywood stars have thrown their weights behind their counterparts being honoured at The Sun Awards that took at the Convention Centre, Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on the 18th of feb, 2017.
For being a role interpreter par excellence, The Sun honoured Rita Dominic as the Nollywood Personality of the Year 2016 while Phyno was conferred with The Suns Creative Person of the Year Award alongside his contemporary, Olamide.

Defection: Declare now or forget it, APC tells S/East govs

APC

All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders in the South-East yesterday ordered to governors in the zone nursing the ambition to join the ruling party to do so now or forget it.
Imo State governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha said at the South East APC leaders meeting held in Enugu that the party would no longer tolerate continued prevarication by some governors from the zone who had indicated interest in joining the party.

Donald Trump's Limited Edition Cadillac Trump Limo Is Now For Sale

TRUMP LIMOUSINE

United States President Donald Trump have put up his old Cadillac limousine for sale in Gloucestershire. According to reports, Trump’s old special edition Cadillac limousine is available for sale at Fifty Thousand Pounds (£50,000). Donald Trump's Cadillac Limo was manufactured in 1988. The limo was professedly utilized by a relative - presumed to be his dad - before it landed in the UK in 1991.

Guest Post: Broken heart Syndrome

VALENTINE


Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone. February 14 has come to be a day many people set

aside to show and expect love in a very special way, especially among those who are in

romantic relationships. The excitement and expectations among partners are so high and

intensely emotional as this day draws closer. And the question is can any of these highly

expectant lovers develop a disease called broken heart syndrome?

PDP CRISIS: Sheriff floors Makarfi

Ali-Modu-Sheriff

There appears to be no end in sight to the leadership tussle rocking the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Friday declared Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, as the legally recognised Chairman of the troubled party, a ruling the Ahmed Makarfi-led caretaker committee has vowed to appeal at the apex court.

Malawian Lady: "Nigerians Worship Their Celebrities". Nigerians React

LOSHA

Loasha, a Malawian fan of Gifty from the on-going Big Brother Naija #BBNaija tweeted two days ago

“So in Nigeria, it’s a must to know/worship their celebrities. In Malawi, we don’t give a Bleep #BbNaija”

See the tweets that followed:

Governor Wike wins Sun Governor of the Year Award

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Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike (CON) of Rivers State wins The Sun’s Governor of the Year award. The presentation of the award was done by Chairman of the Sun Newspapers, Orji Uzor Kalu. Ike Ekweremadu, Terry Wayas and MD of Sun newspaper, Eric Osagie joined in the presentation.
Choied Anyaoku spoke highly of the governor especially his leadership style in Rivers State.

Sunday, 12 February 2017

APC candidate wins Plateau by-election

APC

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday declared Mr. Jackson Nimmwang, APC candidate, the winner of Saturday’s Langtang South State Constituency by-election in Plateau.

The INEC Returning Officer, Prof. Tor Iorapuu, declared in Mabodi, that Nimmwang polled 3,688 votes to beat his counterpart form Mega Progressives Peoples Party, Mr. Rinsmicit Emmanuel, who scored only 83 votes.

Bala: Niger Tornadoes will contain Enyimba


Bala: Niger Tornadoes will contain Enyimba
The Ikon Allah boys’ trainer insists his side have the quality to cage the People's Elephants in a Week Eight clash on Sunday
Niger Tornadoes head coach Abubakar Bala believes his side have all it takes to secure victory against Enyimba in Lokoja on Sunday.
The Ikon Allah boys had recorded their first away win of the season in 1-0 victory over Remo Stars on Wednesday to go four consecutive games with no defeat.

I will only return to Nigeria when my doctors are satisfied - Buhari

BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he would only return to Nigeria when his London doctors certify him well enough to do so.

“… I am extending my leave until the doctors are satisfied that certain factors are ruled out,” Mr. Buhari said in a February 5 letter to the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, informing the National Assembly of the extension of his vacation.

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Man snatches lady’s phone at gunpoint, mocks her on Facebook

Man snatches lady’s phone at gunpoint, mocks her on Facebook

A robber in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, who snatched the mobile phone of a student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe university, took the daring step of uploading his own pictures on his victim’s Facebook account (Gabrilla Uchechi Eberechukwu) on Thursday.

The unidentified suspect, who changed the victim’s profile picture on Facebook to his, even went as far as sharing an update.

7-year-old Nigerian girl, Damilola Oluwaseyi completes 2017 Lagos City Marathon

Damilola Oluwaseyi completes 2017 Lagos City Marathon
Nigerian girl, 7 years old, Damilola Oluwaseyi surprised everyone at the concluded 2017 Lagos city marathon as she crossed the finish line.

Nigeria Football: FIFA has extended the five year ban on five Nigerian officials


FIFA
World football governing body, FIFA has extended the five year ban on five Nigerian officials from all football related activities to a global scale this Saturday. The officials include founder of Giwa FC, Chris Giwa and four others...

What we do with recovered loot - EFCC

EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that recovered monies are paid into the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federal Government.

The Anti-graft agency stated this in response to a question via its twitter handle @OfficialEFCC on Saturday.

Angola Stadium Stampede Kills 17

ANGOLA.

At least 17 people have been killed in a stampede at a football stadium in the northern Angolan city of Uige, local officials say. Hundreds more were reported to have been injured when supporters stormed the gates after failing to gain entry. Some of those who fell became trapped and suffocated at the venue on Friday, a medical official said.

President Trump Considering ‘Brand New’ Immigration Order

TRUMP

US President Donald Trump said Friday he had no immediate plans to fight for his migrant ban at the Supreme Court and was considering a new executive order to overcome legal hurdles.

Insisting that he has the law on his side, despite two defeats in federal court in quick succession, Trump said security concerns may dictate a quicker response.

“The unfortunate part is that it takes time statutorily, but we will win that battle. We also have a lot of other options, including just filing a brand new order,” he said, adding that any action would not come before next week.

Justice Ademola’s Trial Adjourned To February 20 And 21

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A High Court in Abuja, presided by Justice Jude Okeke has adjourned the trial of Justice Adeniyi Ademola to February 20 and 21, 2017. This is following an application for adjournment by one of the defence lawyers, Mr Robert Clarke.The resumed hearing of the case of alleged corruption, preferred against Justice Ademola who is a serving Judge of the Federal High Court, Mr Robert Clarke prays the indulgence of the court to enable him attend to his health.

Nigerians would have been eating from waste bins if Jonathan had continued – Minister, Usani


 Mr Usani Uguru Usani
The Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Mr Usani Uguru Usani, has said that Nigerians have every reason to be grateful to God that President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) took over the administration of the country, maintaining that without the intervention that removed Goodluck Jonathan from power, Nigerians would have been “crawling to eat from the waste bins.”

The minister, who stated this in a chat with The SUN, added that the APC-led federal government has been true to the promises it made to Nigerians before the 2015 general elections.

Natural Ways of Flushing Tummy Fat With Just a Leave

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Parsley leave

I learnt this from an online doctor and I felt like sharing it with my readers, I do practice it and it works like magic. Read below:

A NATURAL JUICE MADE OF PARSLEY STEMS, ONE LEMON, AND 2 dl of water(2 dl that is 1 litre of water divided into 5, take one portion of the water) this should be a purified water.