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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Photo/Video: World's second biggest diamond sells for $53 million

The world's second-biggest diamond has finally found a buyer.
After failing to sell at a Sotheby's auction last year, the 1,109-carat uncut stone has now fetched $53 million in a private sale to luxury jeweler Graff Diamonds.

Letter to Nnamdi Kanu by Reuben Abati

Letter to Nnamdi Kanu by Reuben Abati
Dear Nnamdi Kanu,
We have never met. I only know you by reputation and I have had cause in the last year to write on your activities within the public arena and offer my own views about you, your persona, and your interventions in the Nigerian debate. I sincerely hope you would get to read this letter wherever you may be, that is assuming you are still alive.
Your father’s house was recently i

Presidential Jet Departs London, Buhari Expected To Arrive Nigeria Soon

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected back in Nigeria as his presidential jet has departed London, UK according to Sahara Reporters.

Pirates kill two in Bayelsa waterways

Gunmen, suspected to be pirates, have attacked a passenger boat in Bayelsa State, killing two persons.

It was gathered that the bandits, who struck along the waterways of Brass Local Government Area (LGA), left many passengers critically injured.

Court orders detention of 60 IPOB members

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, has ordered the detention of 60 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at the Afara Federal Prisons on Aba Road.

5.5 million pupils to enjoy Buhari’s meal

With the commencement of a new academic session, the Presidency said yesterday that more schools are expected to benefit from the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration’s National Home Grown School Feeding Programme.

Juventus’ President Agnelli Smashed With One Year Ban For Illegal Ticket Sales

Juventus president Andrea Agnelli has been banned for one year by the Italian FA for his role is selling tickets to hard-core "ultra" fans that encouraged ticket touting.

INEC Denies Link With Fake Facebook Portal For Online Voters Card Registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied having any link with Facebook for online registration for Permanent Voter Card (PVC). It described such Facebook account link as fake.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Diamond Platnumz and Zari celebrate her 37th birthday party despite cheating scandal

Diamond Platnumz and Zari celebrate her 37th birthday party despite cheating scandal
Tanzanian born Singer Diamond Platnumz, 27,  who admitted to fathering a son with his side chick, was seen at his main chick's 37th birthday party in South Africa. Zari Hassan, who through Instagram DMs confronted her man's side chick, seem to have forgiven her

Nursing mother sets 10 year old brother-in-law ablaze in Lagos

Nursing mother sets 10 year old brother-in-law ablaze in Lagos
A nursing mother identified as Gift Igwe has been arrested by Policemen from the Igbogbo division after she set her husband's 10-year-old brother ablaze at their home on Adenugba Street, Agunfoye, Ikorodu.

Trial of over 1,600 alleged Boko Haram terrorists begins Oct 9

All is now set to arraign suspected members of the Boko Haram sect held in various detention facilities in the country.

Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Salihu Othman Isah, who disclosed this on

Biafran supporters celebrate as Nnmadi Kanu clocks 50

Supporters of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, have on Monday, September 25 celebrated his birthday even though his whereabouts is unknown.
The IPOB leader's supporters took to the social media to celebrate him for his role in the agitation for an independent Biafran nation.

60 IPOB members docked, remanded in prison

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia state, on Monday, September 25, remanded 60 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB ) at the Afara Federal Prisons in the state.

Fayose completes religious triad, felicitates with masquerades

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has proved his “Man of the People” appellation as he goes on an outing with Egungun (masquerades).

We Commend Afenifere, Yoruba Elders Council” – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB Monday expressed its confidence in the apex Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Yoruba Elders Council and other outspoken leaders from the South West, for their firm and decisive stance against the alleged overwhelming tide of

WAFU Cup: Ezenwa named Best Goalkeeper as Ghana sweeps awards

Captain of the home-based Super Eagles, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, was named the Best Goalkeeper of the 2017 West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Cup staged in Ghana.

Arewa Consultative Forum gives condition on restructuring

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has given condition that will make it support restructuring of the country.

National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Muhammad Biu, in a chat with Punch, said ACF will only back dialogue that would keep Nigeria’s unity intact.

Kwankwaso speaks on agitations, IPOB, military operation in Southeast

Former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (APC, Kano), has given his opinion on the military intervention in the South-East and the agitation by the IPOB members.

Nollywood actor, Okaka De Don dies in fatal accident

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Popular Nollywood actor and producer, Friday Ugwu, famously known as Okaka De Don is dead.
Ugwu, who is also known as DJ Kross died last night in a fatal road accident along Lagos – Badagry Express road in Ojo.

Where is Kylie Jenner's supposed baby bump?

Where is Kylie Jenner
Kylie Jenner shared photo of her bare belly, after rumours of her pregnancy hit the Internet. The business entrepreneur shared photos of herself and friends as they celebrated her

Do you want to win free tickets to Lords of The Ribs with Basketmouth?

Do you want to win free tickets to Lords of The Ribs with Basketmouth?
Do you want to win free tickets to Lords of The Ribs with Basketmouth? Well....Access bank is giving out 100 tickets daily for free from now until the 30th of September.

Trump adds North Korea, Venezuela and Chad to the list of 8 countries affected by his travel ban

Trump adds North Korea, Venezuela and Chad to the list of 8 countries affected by his travel ban
US President Donald Trump on Sunday, issued new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, increasing to eight the list of countries covered by his original travel bans.

President Buhari's personal photographer, Bayo Omoboriowo finally shares family photo with his twins

President Buhari
Bayo Omoboriowo, the Personal Photographer to President Buhari, and his wife Omolola welcomed a set of twins, a boy and a girl, in the U.S weeks ago. They have since had a naming ceremony after they returned to

Nicki Minaj posts racy new selfie on IG

Nicki Minaj posts racy new selfie on IG
The American rapper shared the photo above and captioned it; "Here's lookin at you, kid"

Flood Sacks 12 Communities, Destroys 3,000 Farmlands In Cross River

Twelve communities in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River have been flooded following two days of heavy rain, while more than 3,000 farmlands were equally destroyed.

Don’t treat IPOB, MASSOB, others with kid gloves – Islamic leaders

Islamic leaders in the country have warned the Federal Government not to treat the current agitations by the Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB ) and the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra ( MASSOB ) with levity.

BREAKING: IDYL wins #TheVoiceNigeria Season 2

The Voice Nigeria season 2 ended on Sunday with IDYL winning the highly coveted prize.

Ghana thrash Nigeria 4-1 to win WAFU cup

The Super Eagles team B on Sunday was thrashed by the Black stars of Ghana.

Ghana defeated Nigeria 4-1 to win the WAFU cup.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wins Fourth Term

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel’s has won the mandate to form Germany’s central government for a fourth consecutive term in office.
The polls showed that for the first time in more than 50 years, a far-right party will be represented in the German parliament.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Photos: Veteran filmmaker and actor, Zack Amata, weds for the very first time in his 60s

 Veteran fimmaker, Zack Amata, got married for the first time in his life yesterday September 23rd. The actor who is the father of award-winning filmmaker, Jeta Amata, 43, reportedly has five children from five different women. His brother, Fred, Family members and other Nollywood personalities attended the wedding.

Ambode to unveil new statue of Obafemi Awolowo in Lagos

 On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, the Lagos State Government will unveil a new iconic statue of the late sage and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. 

The imposing bust located on Obafemi A

Twitter Story: My wife did a new hairstyle, 24hrs later, our househelp did exact same style

 Twitter user, @knightofdelta just shared this interesting tweet of what recently happened in his house. According to him, 'Wife did new hairstyle. 24hrs later, househelp did exact same hairstyle. Wife is fuming. I am doing everything to avoid stray bullet'.

Hushpuppi doesn't understand why Instagram deleted his Gucci shopping photo

 Flamboyant Nigerian, Hushpuppi is confused as to why this photograph of him shopping in a Gucci store was deleted by Instagram.

Its not clear if the post violates any of

Python Dance II: Army arrests 34 hoodlums, recovers 12 guns in South East

The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that 34 suspected cult members, kidnappers and hoodlums had been arrested in the ongoing Operation Python Dance II during some raids carried out by troops.

Bishop Mike Okonkwo criticizes Buhari for violence in South-East, blasts President’s advisers

General Overseer of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Bishop Mike Okonkwo, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari, for his use of Military force in the South East, to curtail the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Fani-Kayode mocks Buhari after US Government declared IPOB not terrorist organization

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has mocked the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, after the US Government stated that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), is not a terrorist organization.

Nigeria Air Force has killed all Boko Haram top leaders – Air Chief

Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has said the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has wiped out Boko Haram top leaders and several of the terrorist group’s logistics bases.

IPOB hails Saraki, Igbo lawmakers, begs Senate to probe Nigerian Army

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has commended the leadership of the Nigerian Senate as well as the caucus of South-eastern senators for their position on the proscription of the group.

Kwankwaso speaks on agitations, IPOB, military operation in Southeast

Former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (APC, Kano), has given his opinion on the military intervention in the South-East and the agitation by the IPOB members.

'IPOB’s funding can be blocked diplomatically'

Lawyers yesterday said the federal government can block the funding of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) through diplomatic means.

The government had said IPOB gets its funding from France, which it described as the group’s international headquarters.

Nigerian musician, Sunny Melody robbed at gun point in America

 Juju Singer, Sunny Melody was robbed by 5 gun wielding boys who had their faces covered in the United States and immediately, the Police were contacted and the theft is currently being investigated by Prince George's County Division in Hyattsville Maryland.

Cute photo of Tonto Dikeh and her son King Andre in matching outfit

 Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh took to Instagram to share this cute photo of herself and her son, King Andre rocking matching outfit.
The actress also accompanied the cute photo with a powerful message.

Photos: Police rescue suspected female kidnapper caught with a schoolboy in Lagos, from being lynched

 Police officers in Alagbado area in Lagos state yesterday rescued a suspected female kidnapper from being lynched by a mob after she was apprehended with a schoolboy whom she reportedly kidnapped. Facebook user, Oluchux Nathaniel, who shared the story online, said the little boy that was kidnapped was a twin

Photos from Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha's 55th birthday

 On Friday, September 22, 2017 Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha clocked 55.

Days leading to his birthday saw the state witness seferal line-up of activities at the state house including dinners, visits from community

Doting dad Kanye West holds North's hand as they head to father-daughter movie night

 Kanye, 40, and his 4 year old daughter, North, were pictured leaving a movie theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday.

'Till Jesus comes, corruption will not end in Nigeria' - Prophet Abiara

 Prophet Samuel Abiara, the immediate past General Evangelist of the Christ Apostolic Church in a recent interview with Punchng said, 'there is no way corruption will end in Nigeria before Jesus Christ comes'.

Former governor loses Singapore property to mistress

A run-away former governor has lost a choice hotel in Singapore to the latter day wife he used to launder his loot.

The ex-governor is currently under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly benefitting from the $2.1billion arms scandal.

Miss Turkey 2017 loses crown hours after she won the pageant

The winner of Miss Turkey 2017 was on Friday stripped of her crown hours after winning the competition over a controversial tweet.
Itir Esen,18, won the competition in Istanbul on Thursday night and was meant to represent the country in the Miss World competition in China

Wayne Rooney suffers nasty eye injury as he is forced to leave field with blood pouring from his face

Wayne Rooney was forced to leave the field with blood pouring from his face after suffering a nasty eye injury during Everton's 2-1 win over Bournemouth.
Rooney was elbowed in the face by

"Am on my own": Peter Okoye seems to confirm split

Peter and Paul Okoye have been leaving telling posts on social media that hints at a breakup of their group P-Square but they have not come out to confirm anything.

Six injured at Westfield shopping centre after group of men spray "noxious substance" in suspected acid attack rampage

Six people have been injured after suspected mass acid attack at Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, east London around 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 23.
Police confirmed that

Lukaku strikes again as United stutter past Saints

Manchester United made hard work of beating Southampton, with Romelu Lukaku sealing a 1-0 victory.

Romelu Lukaku scored his eighth goal in as many games for Manchester United to seal a 1-0 victory away to Southampton on Saturday.



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