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22 Jul 2017

Why Do Christian Ladies Prepare More For Their Wedding Day Than Their Marriage Life? Mike Bamiloye Speaks

Evangelist Mike Bamiloye of Mount Zion Films Productions has an advice for brides, who expose their cleavages and wear excessive make up on their wedding day just because it has become the norm.
The cleric posted the deep message a while ago, via his Facebook forum.

It reads:

“Why do SOME Beloved Sisters suddenly lose their senses and Focus on their WEDDING DAY?



A Beloved Sister fixed her eye lashes that made her face looked like a Cat,…..Because it’s her Wedding Day and it’s just Once and For All.

A Beloved Church Worker wore a topless Wedding Gown that almost popped out her Breasts as she danced joyfully….Just Because it’s her Wedding Day, and it is Once and For All.



Why Do People Prepare more for their Wedding Day than for their Marriage Life?”

Exposed! Luxury Location Where Hushpuppi Plans To Celebrate His Birthday [Photos]

Malay based Lagos big boy, Ray Hushpuppi, who was recently hospitalized in a Dubai hospital, is not done shading Nigerian singers and this time he has come for singer, Kcee..

Recall, few weeks back during the social media fight between Hushpuppi and Phyno, Kcee requested the EFCC to investigate Hushpuppi’s source of wealth.

Now, Hushpuppi, has taken to his social media account on Snapchat to shade the singer while showing off the luxury location he plans to celebrate his birthday.

He wrote;

“them fit say make EFCC come investigate person if e go chop this kind life now. Suffer head mo’fuckers.”

It's a Miracle: Meet the Man Who is Lucky to Be Alive After Suffering 6 Heart Attacks in Just 1 Day (See Photos)

A man who is lucky to be alive, has told of how he nearly died after suffering up to six heart attacks in just one day.
A dad has told how he cheated death after suffering six heart attacks in one day and “dying” for a whole minute.

Tony Smith, now 33, said his wife kissed him goodbye fearing he wouldn’t come out of surgery alive after he ‘died’ during his fourth heart attack at the age of just 32.

The father-of-two said he suffered his first cardiac arrest when he woke up at 4am to feed his 18-month-old son Bailey.

Tony collapsed into his kitchen cooker and was rushed to hospital – where his wife Kay had to “wait to find out if he got a pacemaker or would be taken to the coroners”.

But two months after the scare, the cause for Tony’s series of heart attacks still remains a mystery.

Speaking about the incident, Tony, of Hull, East Yorks., said: “I can remember feeling sick and then I can remember waking up surrounded by paramedics and my neighbours and they were saying they thought I had a heart attack.

“I had all the checks before going into the ambulance to Hull Royal where I had another heart attack.

“I think it was during the fourth heart attack, at Hull Royal, that I died. I was gone for about a minute.”

Tony collapsed into his kitchen cooker after waking up at 4am to feed his son

After Tony was rushed to hospital in Hull and underwent emergency surgery, he flat-lined twice while his wife and two young kids sat waiting outside the theatre.

He said doctors believe the cardiac arrest was caused by an underlying heart condition but are still looking into the causes.

Luckily, the farmer had lost 22lbs in the months before the scare – as doctors told him they would have been unable to complete the life-saving surgery as quickly had he been his previous weight.

He said: “I obviously didn’t expect anything like that to happen at 32.

“I didn’t know of any heart problems, but my mum has a heart murmur and the doctors now think I had underlying heart condition which caused it.

“My heart just shut down – I take one day at a time now.

“Now I get to see my children grow up, be with my wife. I can’t thank them enough.”

Kay said she bid a tearful farewell to her husband before he went into surgery on May 26, fearing it might be the last time she saw him alive.

She said: "There cannot be anything worse than time spent having to say goodbye to a family member, to your loved one, and having your kids asking, 'where has daddy gone?'

"He's a farmer so he has always been very active. He'd just lost the weight so you don't think it would happen to someone like that.

"His heart rate at one point went down to 21 – we had to wait to find out if he got a pacemaker or would be taken to the coroners."

Kay told how she said goodbye to her husband, fearing he wouldn't make it

Kay added: "The surgeon said that at the weight Tony was he wouldn't have been able to do the operation as an emergency and he could have died.

"We had amazing support at the CMU and from the British Heart Foundation.

"But it's really tough. He was back at work two weeks after it happened and apart from an eight week GP check-up, we only get follow-up help from British Heart Foundation."

The couple have set up a GoFundMe page and are now trying to raise money for Hull CMU at Castle Hill Hospital and the British Heart Foundation to help families affected by heart attacks.

Via The Sun UK

Mine Marriage Is Not Perfect -Mercy Johnson Opens Up

Delectable Nollywood Actress, and mother of one, Mercy Johnson has slapped attention-seeking Uche Maduagwu after he praised her, and stylishly slammed Tonto Dikeh.
Read what self claimed actor wrote;

You are a submissive wife and great mother @mercyjohnsonokojie Unlike some female celebs who disrespect their husbands mum, and destroy Properties…

You have shown to us all that you can actually be successful in your chosen career, and at the same time be a responsible wife at home.

Sometimes, we just complicate things for ourselves as women when we ignore the needful. God bless your Marriage dear, I pray for every girl looking up to God for a blissful marriage like this, before this year runs out, God will lead you to your own husband speedily as you type amen.

Read What Mercy Johnson wrote below:

Bros, this is wrong on every level, please don’t judge anyone until u walk in their shoes as our struggles are different…no one is assured of a happily ever after but we all hope on God for sustainace.Every marriage has its challenges and not even mine is Perfect..Words do alot so we have to be careful….i hope this changes something ….Thank you

#LagosLGpolls: Why We Voted In Spite Of The Bad Weather - Lagos Residents Speak Out

Residents of Lagos State have spoken out about why they came out to vote in spite of the rain and storm that came during the day.
Some voters in Lagos on Saturday said they turned out for the council elections in spite of an unfavourable weather in demonstration of patriotism and contribution to democratic development, NAN reports.

The rain, accompanied with thunderstorms, began in Lagos at 5.00a.m. and lasted for more than two hours before subsiding in many areas.

The showers, however, returned after some time, drenching some voters who defied it to cast their votes in many areas, while others found shades to avoid such experience as they waited to have their turn.

Some voters who spoke to NAN in Surulere, Ebute Meta, Ikotun and some other parts of the state said that they believed that their votes would count.

Forty-five-year-old Mrs Monsurat Adebayo, told NAN at Polling Unit 006 on Raufu Williams Road, Surulere that she had been looking forward to voting in the elections.

Adebayo said: “I used to live in this neighbourhood and have moved to another, but I had to drive down here to cast my vote as a patriotic Nigerian.

“I also intend to go and talk to my friends in the neighbourhood to come out to vote.

“I am impressed that some people turned out for the polls in spite of the rain. I am also happy that voting is peaceful.“

A 27-year-old student, Mr Seun Dosunmu, also said that he was determined to vote for credible candidates for a better future.

“I hope the whole exercise turns out successful,“ he told NAN.

A trader, Mrs Zainab Belly, who has lived for 20 years in Ward 5, Itire-Ikate LCDA, said that she was happy to vote to contribute to the grow of democracy.

“I see no reason why today’s election should be violent because we had been waiting for it.

“ We are peaceful people living in this area; we want the best for our council area and the whole state,” she said.

An electrician, Mr John Ahmed, told NAN in the ward that he had also been looking forward to voting for the candidate of his choice who, he said, would develop the area.

At a polling unit located at St. Peter’s Anglican Primary school on Apapa Road in Ebute Meta, delayed arrival of electoral officers and materials made some male residents desiring to cast their votes to resort to football playing.

They said that they would wait to cast their votes to demonstrate their patriotism.

In Ikorodu, Mr Sanai Agunbiade, Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly commended the electorate for coming out in spite the rain.

Agunbiade encouraged the youths to come out en masse and vote for candidates of their choice, as the process was to develop the communities and grassroots.

He cast his vote around 11:00am at Ward F in Ikorodu central.

Too Hot: Popular Actress Sets Internet on Fire, Poses Completely N*ked for Magazine Cover (Photo)

A popular actress has sent her many fans across the world into a meltdown as she strips completely n*ked for magazine cover.

Popular American actress, Emily Ratajkowski has sent her fans into a tizzy by posing completely naked for LOVE magazine.

According to The Sun UK, the model turned actress is known for showing off her incredible figure and left little to the imagination in this racy shoot.

The pictures were taken by fashion photographer Patrick Dermarchelier and Emily shared some censored versions of the snaps of her Instagram account.

One image shows the 26-year-old completely n*ked, showing her breasts and parts of her lower body as she slightly leans forward while balancing herself on a table.

She covered her nipples with two love hearts while LOVE magazine shared the completely uncensored image.

In the racy shots, the Gone Girl actress just wears some long earrings and sports a boyish wig with a fringe.

The next image sees her showing off her tiny waist as she leans forward and props herself up while leaning on the table.

Again, she used heart emojis to protect her modesty and some large letters of her name to conceal her nether regions.

The third shots sees her covered up in a leather cape and a black mesh top.

She captioned the snap: “Annnd all suited up! Thank you, what an absolute dream! @thelovemagazine @patrickdemarchelier @kegrand”.

Earlier this week, Emily opened up about baring her body in a chat with Allure magazine.

She said: “It really bothers me that people are so offended by breasts.

“That’s when I realised how f–ked our culture is. When we see breasts, we don’t think of beauty and femininity. We think of vulgar, oversexualized images.”

Her comments come after she made headlines recently by claiming she’s missed out on work because her breasts are too big.

She told the August issue of Australia’s Harper’s Bazaar magazine: “There’s this thing that happens to me, ‘Oh, she’s too sexy.’ It’s like an anti-woman thing, that people don’t want to work with me because my boobs are too big.

“What’s wrong with boobs? They’re a beautiful feminine thing that needs to be celebrated. Like, who cares?

“They are great big, they are great small. Why should that be an issue?”

Obasanjo reveals why God made Donald Trump US President

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed the reason God allowed Donald Trump to become the President of United States of America.
According to him, Trump became US President so that America can be humbled.

Obasanjo, who appeared to be mocking the US election last November, stated this at an event held at the French Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa.

He said that even though Africa still needed foreign direct investment, it was time for the continent to show the rest of the world that it can take charge of its own future,

The two-time Nigerian Head of state, who said he was happy about the turnout of events in America, added: ‘‘The fact that America can produce a Trump in this day and age, it means Americans are as human as we are. ‎

‘”I am not justifying what African leaders are doing. If our leaders are doing wrong, we should say that they are doing wrong.

“Trump has come by Divine Will so that America can be humbled, and we can also learn a lesson.

“Nobody can do it for us, and it is all of us, and if we do it, we will get it right.”

Messi gives Barcelona list of players to replace PSG-bound Neymar

Lionel Messi has given Barcelona a list of players as replacement should Neymar join Paris Saint-Germain.
Don Balon reports that his compatriot, Paulo Dybala, tops the list.

If Barca fails to land Dybala from Juventus, Messi’s other preferred players are PSG’s Angel Di Maria or Borussia Dortmund attacker Ousmane Dembele.

PSG are ready to lure Neymar to the French capital, by matching his €222million release clause, leaving Barcelona in the hunt for a new star attacker.

Barcelona has given up on keeping the Brazilian, after the club’s president Josep Bartomeu failed to convince the player to change his mind

Those who witnessed the head-to-head at the club’s summer training base in New Jersey on Friday, say it did not go well for Bartomeu, who departed looking less than happy with what he had been told by Neymar.

Mother, daughter die in collapsed building in Lagos

A woman and her daughter died on Saturday in a building that collapsed at Abule-Egba, a Lagos suburb, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency.
LASEMA, however, said a five-year-old girl was rescued alive and was immediately taken to the General Hospital, Ikeja, by the State Ambulance Service.

The agency’s spokesman, Mr. Adebayo Kehinde, said a distress call via the emergency toll-free number 767 or 112 was received at 11.48 a.m. following a building which collapsed at No. 7, Saidu Okeleji St., off Alaro Street, Meiran in Abule-Egba on Lagos-Sango-Abeokuta Expressway.

“Investigation conducted by the agency at the scene of the incident revealed that a bungalow under construction, with sands and concrete blocks seen on the deck, suddenly caved in with three people trapped in the rubble.

“The prompt response by emergency crew led to the rescue of a five-year-old girl who was immediately moved to the General Hospital, Ikeja, by the Lagos State Ambulance Service.

“Two persons — a 30-year-old mother identified as Basirat; and her daughter, identified as Bisoye, were brought out dead and were moved to the mortuary by the State Environmental Monitoring Health Monitoring Unit,” Kehinde said in a statement, a copy of which was obtained by NAN.

He commended the efforts of the State Fire Services, Nigerian Police, LASAMBUS, Rapid Response Squad and the Red Cross for their prompt response and collaboration with LASEMA.

The spokesman said an investigation would be launched into the incident and advised owners and developers of buildings in the state to adhere to building codes and physical planning laws to avert disaster.


Neymar 90% certain to leave Barcelona this summer

Neymar is 90% certain to quit Barcelona before the new season, a source in Spain close to the player has told Sky Sports News.
The Brazilian has decided to leave the Camp Nou, after becoming increasingly frustrated at “playing second fiddle” to Lionel Messi.

“Only a miracle will keep him, he really has made up his mind to leave,” says the source.

“At the age of 25, he thinks it’s his time to win the Ballon d’Or. He believes he can be the best player in the world at another big club.”

It is understood Paris Saint-Germain remain the only club willing to meet the player’s €222m (£196m) release clause, with Chelsea and Manchester United unwilling to do so.

Neymar is also aware that a “growing number” of supporters do not want him to stay, with recent media polls in Globo Esporte and the Barcelona-based Sport newspaper, revealing that majority think he should leave.

Oyo confirms receipt of N7.9b Paris Club refund, to spend 60% in salaries

Oyo State Government has confirmed receipt of N7.9b Paris Club refund.

It, however, disclosed that 60% of the money will be expended on salaries, wages and pensions of workers in the state.
Commissioner for Finance and Budget, Mr. Abimbola Adekanmbi stated this while featuring on a live Programme on a private radio station in Ibadan, the state capital at the weekend.

He disclosed that the remaining 20% was largely composed of financial support from the federal government, such as budget support and infrastructural loan.

Adekanmbi stated that the decision to use 100% of its federal allocations for workers’ welfare still stood.

He explained that about 80% of its much touted debt profile of N115bn by political opponents was made up of salaries, gratuities, pensions and wages owed workers and pensioners in the state, emphasizing that it also includes gratuities and pensions predating Governor Ajimobi’s administration.

Adekanmbi stated that the Abiola Ajimobi’s administration was very committed to the welfare of the entire people of the state, hence, its decision to deplore 60% of the first disbursement of the first tranche of Paris Club Refund for workers’ welfare, which was more than the 50% suggested by President Muhammadu Buhari.

“We will all recall that President Buhari has told state governments to use at least 50% of the refund for workers’ wages, salaries and allowances.

“We are doing more than the 50% in Oyo State. When we collected the first tranche of N7.2bn, we used 60 % for workers’ salaries and wages.

“We also collected a part two of the inflow of the sum of N5.003bn and committed 100% to salaries and salary related payments of workers in the state.

“We have paid two months salaries three times consecutively and the governor has not relented in his efforts to clear all the outstanding wages.

“We will all remember that Oyo State was initially excluded from the refund, but the governor’s tenacity and strong will ensured that we also got our share.

“It amazes me when people throw figures in the air without proper explanation or understanding. It is her disappointing when people who claim to be knowledgeable bandy figures for mischief with malicious intent for cheap political gain.

“Our books are available for all to see and the leadership of the workers’ unions meet with us regularly.

“We devote 100% of our federal allocations to workers’ salaries and salary related and we did not borrow all the N115bn debt.

“About 80% of it is an accumulation of outstanding salaries, pensions, gratuities including those from previous administrations.

“We will do all within our capacity to always set the record straight and put things in proper perspective with a view to enlightening the public”.

Baby girl born premature at just 25 weeks weighing less than one pound wins her amazing battle to survive

The mother of a premature baby who was told she had to prepare for the worst during the pregnancy has spoken of her daughter's against-the-odds battle to survive.
Tiny newborn Poppy Wicks pictured on the maternity ward at Southmead hospital in Bristol.
Poppy Wicks weighed just 12.7oz when she was born, so small when her legs and arms were curled up she could easily fit in the palm of a hand.

Hannah Wicks and partner Steve McSween, both 31 from Bristol, were told Poppy's chances of survival throughout the pregnancy were slim.

Just 18 weeks into doctors warned the baby would be dead on the next scan as there had been no signs of growth.

Hannah had even bought a tiny rabbit toy so her precious little one would not be alone in her coffin.
The couple had tried to explain to Oliver, Hannah’s five-year-old son from a past relationship, that he might never meet her.

Despite the dire forecasts from experts Poppy was born on March 9, just a week past the abortion limit, and is back home.

Hannah told the Mirror: 'Poppy really is our miracle baby – she's just fought and fought and fought against all the odds.

'But she's made it. We've never given up hope but we always prepared for the worst – that Poppy would not survive.
'All along we were told, 'She's not going to be alive at the next scan'.
The baby now weighs 4lb 5oz – compared to the average 7lb 5oz for a newborn – although she contracted sepsis when she was six weeks old and still needs an oxygen aid.
Poppy also is at a high risk of cerebral palsy and other complications further down the line.

However, her parents are just happy she was born at all having prepared for their little girl's death, even picking a burial site and planning the funeral.
'We weren't going to give up on her,' says Steve, as he cradles Poppy in her handmade woollen blanket.

'We had stopped buying clothes and preparing for the birth. But we never gave up hope.'
Talking of Poppy's birth by emergency Caesarean at 25 weeks in Bristol's Southmead Hospital Hannah adds: 'When they said they had to deliver, I burst into tears. That's when it hit me, 'She's either going to make it or not'.

'So many people had said, 'She's too small.' We were told the hospital medical equipment to save her life after birth was too small for her and they wouldn't be able to help her.
'But after the birth one of the doctors brought her over to me and I was able to kiss her. It meant so much that I had seen her.'

Cristiano Ronaldo looks in good spirits as he signs autographs in Shanghai, after confirming girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is pregnant with his fourth child (Photos)

He's touched down in Shanghai ahead of a brief pre-season appearance in China.
And Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, looked in good spirits as he signed footballs at the Chinese super league on Saturday.
The Portuguese sporting star had good reason to be upbeat, after he confirmed his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is expecting their first child.

And he was greeted by head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari of Guangzhou, before giving his football boots to Ma Chengquan, chairman of Chinese Super League.
He then took to Instagram sharing a snap as he played football against the backdrop of the city.

Captioning the image, Ronaldo wrote: 'Hello China! I'm here for 3 days. Ready for brilliance #CR7Live.'

The Real Madrid superstar has made the trip to the Far East and has been given a huge welcome by his mass of followers.
The sports star is in China where he is expected to sign a new major endorsement deal with Mint Media and attend events in Beijing and Shanghai.
Last week Cristiano confirmed girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is pregnant with his fourth child following months of speculation.

The 32-year-old was asked by Spanish news outlet El Mundo whether he was 'happy' to have another child on the way, he replied: 'Yes, very much.'
Georgina, 23, has been pictured sporting a small bump in recent months, but her mother had previously denied she was expecting.
The footballer legend has only just welcomed two new additions to his growing family following the birth of twins Mateo and Eva in June.

Georgina, who began dating the footballer last year, is already thought to be close to Ronaldo's twins, who are his second and third children (Cristiano Jr is seven now).
Ronaldo has admitted his newborn babies are 'precious' after Eva and Mateo were born via surrogate.
While the identity of his son's mother has remained a mystery, past reports have claimed that she lived in San Diego and was allegedly paid £10million by the footballer.

A source told a Portuguese newspaper: 'They are very happy with the arrival of the baby. Everyone adores Georgina and are satisfied with this relationship.'

Crashes: Associated’s report, 26 others pending, says AIB

The reports of the investigations into the air crashes involving Associated Airlines, Nigerian Police Force helicopter that crashed in Kaduna, and four other accidents will be released in October, the Commissioner, Accident Investigation Bureau, Mr. Akin Olateru, has said.
An Associated Airline plane conveying the corpse of a former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, to Akure crashed near the Lagos airport in October 2013, leaving some fatalities, while an Assistant Inspector General of Police died in the helicopter crash in Kaduna.

Olateru also disclosed that 27 accident reports had yet to be released by the agency due to inadequate funding.

He, however, said the agency was making efforts to release as many reports as possible very soon.

The AIB commissioner spoke in an exclusive interview with our correspondent in Lagos.

He said, “We have 27 pending accident reports. In the next 90 days, we should turn out six. Two have gone out for what we call public review. We have sent copies of the reports to the aircraft engine manufacturers, aircraft manufacturers, the civil aviation authorities, and the users of the aircraft.

“What we do here is in line with the guidance material of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, Annex 13. The document requires that before we turn out any report, we must send it out for 60 days for public review, for the stakeholders to come up with any observation or comment. And that is the stage some of these reports are right now.

“We got some feedback from Pratt & Whitney, one of the engine manufacturers, last week. We got feedback from the Canadian Civil Aviation Authority and Bell Helicopters. We are going to collate those and review them if there is any need to do so before we publish the report for the public.”

Olateru also said the agency was working to ensure that safety recommendations made by it to the industry were implemented to the letter.

According to him, the AIB has created a unit that will ensure that no stone is left unturned as far as the implementation of the recommendations is concerned.

The AIB commissioner stated, “This is a very major aspect of what we do. But you need to be mindful of what you do. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority and the AIB represent Nigeria and we both have different roles. The NCAA’s role is to regulate the industry, while the AIB has the role of investigating accidents and come up with safety recommendations for the industry so as to prevent future occurrences. Safety recommendations are our end products.

“What I am doing is that I am setting up a department and all they are going to be doing is to follow up on safety recommendations. We are putting a database to them.

Actor found died in Hotel room

The actor best known for playing the father in the Home Alone movies has died at the age of 72.
John Heard, was found dead in a hotel in Palo Alto, California, on Friday, according to TMZ, quoting family sources.
The Washington DC native was reportedly discovered by the maid service and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Heard's rep told the gossip website the actor had minor back surgery on Wednesday and he was at the hotel to recover.

A Palo Alto Police Department spokesman told People: 'I can confirm that our officers responded with the Fire Department to a hotel in our city yesterday on a report of a person in need of medical aid.

'The person was determined to be deceased. While still under investigation, the death is not considered suspicious at this time.'

The cause of death is not known.

Heard played Peter McCallister - Macaulay Culkin's character's father - in the Home Alone movies.
He also starred in Big with Tom Hanks, Gladiator, The Sopranos and Battlestar Galactica.
Heard had been married three times and is survived by three children.

In 1991 he was arrested and charged with third-degree assault for allegedly slapping his former partner Melissa Leo, according to Fox News. Then in 1997, he was found guilty of trespassing at her Baltimore home.

Watch video Highlights & Goals of Arsenal vs Chelsea 0-3

Arsenal vs Chelsea 0-3 Highlights & Goals
ICC Cup, 22 July 2017.

0-1 Willian
0-2 Michy Batshuayi
0-3 Michy Batshuayi

Arsenal 0 Chelsea 3: Batshuayi brilliance downs Gunners

Chelsea made light work of Arsenal in a pre-season clash in Beijing as Michy Batshuayi inspired a 3-0 victory.

Chelsea earned some consolation for May's FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal with a 3-0 friendly win over the Gunners in Beijing on Saturday.

A terrific double from Michy Batshuayi followed a goal from Willian to secure the victory for Antonio Conte's side in their second pre-season outing.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insisted beforehand that a game against their London rivals "is never a friendly" but his side were punished for some slack defensive work by a ruthless Chelsea.

Willian and Batshuayi scored in quick succession in the first half, and the Belgian striker – undoubtedly with a point to prove following the club-record signing of Alvaro Morata made it 3-0 with a sublime second-half strike, while Arsenal's attack too often appeared laboured.

'I have an implant for five years, so I cannot get pregnant', top actress reveal secret

Ex-boyfriend to Kenyan socialite, Vera Sidika, OriYomi Johnson has come forward to allege that the socialite aborted their baby leading to their messy breakup.
Vera Sidika and lover
Recall that the Nigerian businessman based in Dubai had been all over the Kenyan socialite social media page until recently when she took to her social media page to confirm their breakup.

In a new interview granted, OriYomi Johnson opened up on the messy details surrounding his relationship with the Kenyan socialite.

Speaking on how he came about meeting Vera Sidika, the Nigerian businessman revealed that he met her after he requested for her professional escort services.

He further noted that they had on several occasions had unprotected sex.

OriYomi during the interview claimed the socialite got pregnant by him but aborted the fetus on grounds that she suffered miscarriage.

Speaking to Heads Up as published by Ghafla, OriYomi said: “I met Vera for the first time in early September 2016. I contacted her about her services as an escort and she told me that she charges Kes 500,000. We spent five days together and later, we kept in touch.

“We decided to start dating and things were all good until last November when I bumped into her phone only to find out she was chatting with clients from Nigeria and negotiating prices for her services. She also had pictures of herself with a Kenyan politician.

“Drama began in May when we had an argument and she went to Nigeria claiming she was going to abort my baby there. I begged her not to do it, but she went ahead. I was angry and I cut off communication with her. I was shocked when she later claimed she had suffered a miscarriage and that I beat her up. I know my truth and I have never laid my hands on Vera.”

Vera Sidika however denied the accusations stating that she never got pregnant for the Nigerian businessman based in Dubai. She further revealed that she is on a five-year birth control procedure which puts the doubts of pregnancy away.

She said: “My ex is obsessed with me and that is why he has not moved on. I have not aborted any child. I have an implant for five years, so I cannot get pregnant.”

BREAKING NEWS: 70 villagers kidnapped

Seventy Afghans were abducted Friday from their village along the main highway in the south of the country, and at least seven were killed, police said, accusing the Taliban of the kidnappings.

Around 30 villagers have been released but at least 30 others are missing, Abdul Raziq, the head of Kandahar provincial police told AFP, which was confirmed by officials at the Independent Human Rights Commission in Kandahar and Kabul.

Details soon.

Why we are forced to shoot videos abroad – film-makers, others gives reasons

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed
Last Saturday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, was hosted at the headquarters of the Copyright Society of Nigeria. During his visit, he was reported to have said that henceforth,  government would make sure that whatever was consumed in Nigeria in terms of music must be made in Nigeria. He has since refuted the report which obviously incensed stakeholders in the Nigerian entertainment industry. However, Saturday Beats reached out to industry heavyweights  to explain why they shoot videos consumed by Nigerians outside the country and they gave their reasons

Dele Odule, President Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producer’s Association of Nigeria

Film is make-believe; in fact that is the essence. If we have a scene that needs to be shot abroad, how do you expect us to do it? Are you saying that all those shots would be taken in Nigeria? If you want to convince people and you have the means to travel abroad to do so, why shouldn’t you? If at all we have to do everything here, do we have a film village where a movie set could be constructed, a place we can achieve our desired goal? Do we have a conducive environment to shoot a proper movie? If we want to shoot a scene about a foreign land and we don’t have a film village where a similar set could be constructed, how do we do it? If you have the means, all you need is to travel out of the country and achieve that or else it would not be convincing enough. If we have a conducive environment where a proper movie production can be done in this country, I see no reason why we have to go abroad to shoot movies. They have to create an environment that is conducive for producers to achieve everything that they want to achieve with their movie production.

Saidi Balogun, President, Golden Movie Ambassadors of Nigeria

The government should first make laws against piracy that would protect Nigerians. Americans sell their films in America and they make more money, same with the Indians simply because their intellectual properties are well protected. First, pass hard laws on piracy, give me a structure, then we can talk about scrapping videos shot abroad. So I should not go and shoot abroad so that they can buy it and I would make money but I should shoot in Nigeria where they pirate it and I run at a loss? When they give us a proper structure, the lawmakers pass hard laws against piracy, then I would forget about going to shoot movies abroad because they don’t even understand my language. I have to use them to sell my products in a land that has structures.

Emeka Ike, President Actor Guild of Nigeria

The government has not made any structural arrangement for us. They gave us $3bn grant and we said that we should see how we can use it to build a film village, I said that we should use the money to have a structure that we can all have an office space but they shared the money among individuals. If you release funds to AGN, we would talk about structures because no one can spend such funds without question being asked but when you give the money to an individual, he would do what he wants with the finds. We want to beg the government to look at issues as a patriotic Nigerian so that we can move forward as an industry. They should recognise the entertainment institutions in the industry, encourage and build them. The ideas that PMAN and AGN submitted to the Minister of Information on the creative industry was not implemented. Pretty Okafor of PMAN went to him and gave him a template on how to run the creative industry where biometrics identity cards can pay every musician anywhere you are aired but he abandoned it.

Ruggedman; musician, Chairman Media, PMAN

The Federal Government through its Information Minister should meet with real Nigerian entertainment stakeholders and not people who have milked our entertainers with their platforms. He should meet with the real stakeholders and discuss the way forward. Discuss how the Federal Government can get involved with the Nigerian creative industry the right way. Since we do not have a proper structure yet, you put a hold on your $1m venture capital for the creative industry. You say the money is seed money for young and talented Nigerians to set up businesses in the industry. How do you know the young and talented ones if you do not work with the registered music and movie bodies? You will only be enriching a few and wasting money. So you need to help the existing unions to set up a proper structure that can be monitored before you talk about giving money out. Money is needed, but a structure is needed more urgently. I for one know that the President of the Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Mr. Pretty Okafor and the President of the Actors Guild Of Nigeria ( AGN ), Mr. Emeka Ike along with a few executives met with the minister in Abuja and discussed a beautiful plan to put a proper structure in place for Nigeria’s creative industry.

 One of the plans that discussed was a conference tagged “Creative Industry Summit” but we are surprised that nobody from the movie or music industry was present to speak at a conference for the “Creative industry”.

 UNLIMITED LA, ace music video director

If I want to shoot a music video in a street in Nigeria especially in Lagos State,  area boys would not let us be. Nigerian artistes cannot shoot street videos anymore because there is no security. The street urchins believe that we owe them millions of naira. Olamide cannot even shoot a video on the street of Lagos. The number of touts that disturb us while shooting our music videos alone is enough to want to take your ideas abroad. I cannot afford to shoot a street video for A-list artistes like Olamide, Wizkid or Davido simply because there is no security. Recently, I watched online how an actress cried over harassments by these area boys while shooting her movie. Who wants to deal with that problem? If I go to Cape Town in South Africa and shoot on the street, the only thing I need to do is take permission. Once I have been granted permission, everybody there would behave themselves because film making is part of their culture but most of us in this country are not that sensible. There are locations outside Nigeria that are way better than most sites we have here. However, I am not failing to acknowledge that Nigeria is blessed with beautiful scenery. We have lovely locations in Nigeria but there are no roads leading to them or even electric power supply. Imagine I went to Taraba State and noticed that they have lovely landscapes but there is no road, security or power supply for my equipment. There is no proper structure for us, so I would decide that instead of risking my life to go to Taraba, why can’t I go to South Africa or Zanzibar to shoot my music video without stress. How hard can it be for them to pass it into law that any street urchin that disturbs creative people while working should face the wrath of the law? Even with the present of police and soldiers around while shooting a music video, the head of the street urchins in that area could come and say that he wants to collect N2m.

Saudi Arabia: 198 Nigerian returnees arrive Kano

The Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport at about 10 am.
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This number was out of the 1,800 Nigerians living illegally in Saudi Arabia, who were given amnesty to return to the country.

The 198 persons including women and children returned with their luggage on board a Med-View aircraft.

Officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Kano received the first batch of the returnees.

Mohammed Yahaya-Sani, the Consular at the Nigerian Consulate in Jedda, Saudi Arabia, who led the illegal immigrants to Nigeria, told newsmen at the airport that the Federal Government sponsored their return.

According to him, the illegal migrants voluntarily reported to the Nigerian Embassy to be returned to Nigeria in compliance with the three months evacuation notice issued to them by Saudi authorities, which will expire on July 24.

Yahaya-Sani said that contrary to speculations, the returnees were not deported rather they voluntarily accepted the amnesty offer granted them by the Saudi authorities for illegal immigrants to leave the country.

“They decided on their own to return to Nigeria. The Saudi authorities offered amnesty to all illegal immigrants to leave the country within three months,” he said.

The official handed over the returnees to NEMA officials at the airport who witnessed and documented their returns before they later departed to their various towns and villages.


Chelsea forward Pedro hospitalised as Chelsea beat Arsenal 3-0

Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi (L) shoots past Arsenal's Granit Xhaka during their pre-season football match in Beijing's National Stadium.
Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi (L) shoots past Arsenal's Granit Xhaka during their pre-season football match in Beijing's National Stadium. AFP
Chelsea forward Pedro was taken to hospital with a possible concussion after colliding with Arsenal’s goalkeeper during the Blues’ 3-0 preseason win over their London rivals in Beijing on Saturday.

The 29-year-old Spaniard was left reeling on the ground with a bloodied face inside the first half hour of the game after Colombian keeper David Ospina flew into him while clearing a long-ball with two fists.

After receiving medical attention on the pitch for several minutes, Pedro got up and walked off with blood in his nose, lips and right ear.

“For sure (he) should be okay but I think he had a concussion,” Chelsea manager Antonio Conte told reporters after a Michy Batshuayi double sparked his side to an easy victory.

“For this reason our doctor preferred to bring him to the hospital and to check him in the right way,” the Italian added.

“It’s a pity because in this period now it’s not good to have this type of injury, but should be okay and I’m very happy for this.”

Conte said he did not know whether Pedro would have to spend the night in hospital, but if the Spaniard is better on Sunday he will travel with the team to Singapore to continue the preseason.

The injury scare overshadowed a brilliant performance by Belgian forward Batshuayi before a crowd of 55,618 at the Bird’s Nest in the Chinese capital.

– ‘Media imagination’ –

The victory gave the Blues some measure of revenge against their London rivals after Arsenal stunned Chelsea 2-1 in the FA Cup final in May to deny the Premier League champions the double.

Batshuayi shone as Chelsea prepare to be joined by Spanish striker Alvaro Morata, who could make his debut against Bayern Munich in Singapore on Tuesday following his reported 80-million-euro ($92.2 million) transfer from Real Madrid.

Batshuayi scored the second of his two goals five minutes into the second half, latching onto a pass from Marco Alonso to fire a curling shot past Ospina from just outside of the area.

Arsenal’s own star signing, former Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, had a low-key game.

French international Olivier Giroud entered the game in the second half and provided some spark but his early shots were saved or wide.

Willian opened the scoring in the 40th minute, beating Ospina with a low drive.

Two minutes later, Premier League player of the year N’Golo Kante fed Batshuayi, who beat Ospina again with a left-footed shot from the edge of the box.

After the game, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger brushed aside a question about rumours that Chile forward Alexis Sanchez could move to Paris St-Germain, saying: “It’s only media imagination”.


Don’t complain against government if you don’t vote, Remi Tinubu tells electorates

Oluremi Tinubu, wife of national leader of the All Progressives Congress and the senator representing Lagos Central senatorial district, has said that eligible voters in Lagos State who did not cast their votes in the local government elections should not complain if elected politicians fail to perform.
She made this comment in Lagos in an interview with journalists in her residence in Bourdillon, Ikoyi, shortly after casting her vote in the ongoing LG elections in the state.

She said, “This is the time to show solidarity for the government; we believe that this government is working. This is the time that everybody should perform his/her civic duty,’’ she said.

The senator said that voting was a way to hold governments accountable.

“It is not for you but for your generation yet unborn so that things can be put in place.

“We have set the standard in Lagos; every elected candidate does not have any choice but to work,” she said.

Mrs Tinubu commended the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) for efforts in conducting the polls.

“LASIEC has done well; security personnel are on the ground ensuring that there is peace and order’’, she said.

Also, the Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Mr Tunji Bello, who voted at Ward E, Olonade Street, Yaba LGA, commended voters who turned out in spite of the downpour.

“Voters have shown support for democracy by coming to vote in spite of the rain.

“Starting the election behind schedule is understandable due to the downpour; it is impressive. I believe that APC will carry the day,’’ he said.

At last Zidane Opens up about Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane, in an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, has categorically ruled out a move for Cristiano Ronaldo away from the Santiago Bernabeu.
Speculation has mounted over Ronaldo’s future –with links to former club Manchester United and French champions Paris Saint-Germain surfacing – amid reports he would consider walking out on Real due to scrutiny over his income tax.

Zidane, however, has said that the Portugal star, who is the favourite to win a fifth Ballon d’Or, remains a vital cog for Los Blancos.

“In the end, Cristiano is one of us,” Zidane said. “He’s going to stay with us. And that’s it. He’s on holiday as of today. He’s resting, as he’s deserved it. We wait for him to finish his holiday and join us.”

Zidane has made an impressive start to his coaching career, winning the 2016-17 La Liga title as well as two Champions League crowns since taking over the reins from Rafa Benitez in January 2016.

The former France international admits that managing the happiness of Ronaldo and the rest of his teammates has been a challenge during his tenure as Real Madrid boss, but he has to put the needs of the club before any individual.

“It’s not about the happiness of the players. Managing this squad, managing these players, it’s my job,” Zidane said. “I’m going to use all my players because we’re going to play 50, 60, 70 matches at times. I’m going to need all of them.

“In the end, I’m not here to make a certain player happy because you can play someone 50 games and then leave him out for one and he’s pissed.

“The idea is something else because managing this squad, you’re utilising all of the players. In the end last season, everything went well. We won and the players had confidence in what I’m trying to do and that is the most important.”

Chelsea vs Arsenal: Conte’s men hammer Gunners 3-0 in China friendly

Chelsea got some revenge for May’s FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal, with a comprehensive 3-0 win over the Gunners in Beijing, China on Saturday.
Michy Batshuayi scored twice after Willian had given the Premier League champions the lead, as Antonio Conte’s men secured victory in their second pre-season outing.

It is the first defeat for Arsene Wenger’s men in the off season, with the Blues punishing their slack defending with ruthless finishing.

Chelsea take on Bayern Munich next on Tuesday.

Arsenal will now return to Lonfon, to prepare for the Emirates Cup next weekend, before they face their London rivals again in the Community Shield.

Lagos LG Poll: Violence Erupts in Odi Olowo LCDA

Spates of violence has been reported in a few areas in Lagos following the Local government council elections holding in Lagos under the severe rainfall.
Some suspected hoodlums have taken over some election units in Odi-Olowo local council development area of Lagos state, South west Nigeria

According The Sun News, witnesses said that the suspects chased away voters at unit 031 and hijacked the electoral materials.

A witness who spoke on condition of anonymity said: “I came down here to exercise my rights. We were patiently waiting in the queue when these people got here,” he said.

“They slapped the electoral official in charge of the unit and ordered him to bring out the ballot papers. As I speak to you they are busy thumb printing. I have also been informed that some other polling units in this area were affected.

“We were told that there would be enough security personnel on ground but nothing of such. I regret leaving my house to come here.”

Pele’s son loses appeal against drug charges, returns to prison

The son of Brazilian football legend, Pele, will return to prison after his appeal against a 13-year sentence for laundering drug-trafficking money was rejected, local authorities said on Saturday.
Pele's son, Edson Cholbi Nascimento
Edson “Edinho” Cholbi do Nascimento, 46, turned himself into a police station in Sao Paulo on Friday afternoon, a spokesperson for the Santos police told AFP.

The source added that Edinho was in a police cell awaiting transfer to a state prison.

One of seven children of three-time World Cup winner Pele, Edinho was found guilty of money laundering in 2014, although he had his original 33-year sentence cut in February this year.

But on Thursday, the Sao Paulo court of justice unanimously rejected an appeal against the conviction filed by his lawyer.

The lawyer responded by saying that he would take the case to the Supreme Court, Brazil’s highest court.

Edinho, who played as a goalkeeper for Santos, was first arrested in 2005 after being accused based on phone tap evidence.

His father Pele is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time and won three World Cups with Brazil in 1958, 1962 and 1970.

Buhari Visiting Aso Rock Soon Before Saraki becomes Vice President

- President Muhammadu Buhari out of the country for medical treatment.

- It being more than 70 days the country have not heard from the President aside the voice message sent to Nigerians in his native language (Hausa). The voice message caused controversial moment as many were thinking the president and others trying to Islamize the nation.

Federal Republic of Nigeria; a country comprising of different tribes with different languages, as many find the voice message not fair for a multi language spoken country.

Recently, the Acting President prof. Yemi Osinbajo visits the ailing President on a secret meeting.

Same as the wife of the president, H.E Mrs. Aisha Buhari visiting the husband for the third time.

Many Nigerians claimed the first lady did not see the president on her first visit, but for her she traveled to United Kingdom for the second time to see her ailing husband irrespective of what people says.

- Buhari stand to come home -
President Muhammadu Buhari shuns some Ministers who came to him for  signing of some official documents, instead the president direct them back to the AgP Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

The affair of the country becoming large and large to control. Ministers, AgP Prof Yemi Osinbajo trying all possible best to push the country to a good promising economic stand. With that, the President will be willing to come home quickly after recovery to continue where he stops.

'The love of a country is presidents one priority nonetheless he will love to come home quickly'

According to a news published yesterday, the Federal Executive Council, FEC plan to declare President Muhammadu Buhari unfit and has filed the case before the federal high court in Abuja asking for an order compelling the FEC to declare ailing president Muhammadu Buhari unfit to continue to hold office and also, the national assembly has mandated another medical panel to verify the fitness of the president.

Here, the president won't be happy to hear the coup on him, same as the northerners.

Sit thirsty, Senator Bukola Saraki also will in one way add to this because he has taken step to declared the seat of the president vacant.

With duration, ultimatum of 18 days if the president fails to show up, the seat become empty and vacant.

Some group support Saraki's move planning to place the president's seat vacant.

According to the group, 'it's too long for a commander-in-chief to be away from his country without any concrete explanation to the people that voted him to position.'

They also added that, the President is away for over 70 days on a medical trip and the people heard nothing about him.

To add to this, 'if the president is found with infirmity that renders him capable of discharging his duties, the Senate president and the speaker of the House of Representative, will in one way or the other or say officially declare him incapable of carrying out his duties and declare his office vacant as prescribed in (2)' of section 143', the group quotes.

This is going to be a 'hole in the heart' for the northerners as something similar has occurred before.

Will Northerners accept defeat?

Will Sen. Bukola Saraki become the Vice President of Nigeria?

How soon is President Muhammadu Buhari coming back to the nation, or will the President declare is incapability to run the affair of the country?

Share your thoughts below.....

HeartBreaking! Flood Swept Two Brothers Away

Two children of the same parents aged 12 and six years old have been confirmed dead following heavy floods that swept them away in Okpoko, New Haven Layout in Ogbaru, Anambra State.
The rainfall which started on Friday night lasted till the early morning of Saturday, leading to heavy floods in the area.

The floods left several properties damaged in parts of Onitsha, Owelle Aja and Oduke in Obosi and Okpoko areas.

Church buildings, walls, vehicles and houses were also damaged as a result.

In Okpoko area, streets affected included Achina, Ojibe, Onyekwelu and Emenike.

Consoling Mr. and Mrs. John Obasi, parents of the deceased children, a chieftain of the Progressive People’s Alliance, Mr. Godwin Ezeemo, decried the lack of proper town planning and drainage system, which he said was responsible for regular flooding of the area.

He said floods had caused untold havoc in several parts of the state.

He called on both the state and federal governments to come to the aid of the displaced and affected families.

President-General of Okpoko community, Linus Ezenwamma, blamed the flooding on indiscriminate dumping of refuse, leading to blockage of drainage outlets .

News Update: Residents in Shock as Baby Dies, Others Trapped in Building Collapse Tragedy in Lagos

Residents of a community in Lagos have been thrown into mourning following the death of a baby who, alongside others was a victim of building collapse.
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A baby has been confirmed dead and many still trapped as one storey building collapsed at Meiran area of Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area, LCDA of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

PM News gathered that the one storey building collapsed on Saturday during the heavy downpour in the area, leaving many people who stayed at home as a result of the restriction due the council election in the state, trapped.

A baby, who was earlier rescued alive has been confirmed dead as rescue and emergency agencies are working frantically to rescue people still trapped in the debris.

Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, and others are on ground to rescue trapped people.

A huge crowd has gathered around the area, while the site of the collapse has been condoned off.

Pat Utomi knows nothing, he should first run for councillor – Uduaghan explodes

​Immediate past Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan​​ has ​lambasted Prof. Pat Utomi, describing him as a man who knows nothing about governance.

He debunked ​Utomi’s ​allegations of financial mismanagement against the state government​,​ ​advising the Director of Lagos Business School (LBS) to​ first run for Councillorship position to ​understand issues affecting governance ​in Delta.

The former governor said Utomi and others aspiring for political offices ​should ​not to be blinded by their political ambitions as to resort to peddling falsehood against government but should rather concentrate on facts​.

Uduaghan spoke in Asaba on Friday at a stakeholders’ meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta State​.

His words, ​“​E​very man has a right to aspire to any political office in the country but such person must not tell lies about government to achieve his aspiration. Tell the people what you can do for them, do not spread lies.”

​Uduaghan said his experience with Prof. Utomi ​showed he was someone with bogus ideas ​who ​does not have the frame of mind for execution.

He disclosed that as Governor, his administration made Utomi chairman and member of several committees as opportunities for the Lagos-based lecturer to contribute to the development of the state​, lamenting that there was nothing to show for the appointments.

​”​He bragged about his reach internationally, how he was going to bring international investors and we had to partner with him to organize a business forum outside the country with Nigerians in Diaspora for us to get the investors, but he did not spend 5 minutes before he left us​;​ no investor came to the state through him.‎

“You people should ask Prof, where is the Silicon Valley? He took us to his home town, Ibusa for the foundation laying ceremony of Silicon Valley, till date, there is nothing to show that the project has commenced​.

“He has contested for the Presidency, he now wants to be the Governor but, I think he should start from his Ward, he should contest for Councillor​.​

“It is not good to condemn what the incumbent Governor is doing because of your ambition, rather, you should bring out your programmes and sell to the people​. ​Governor Okowa has done excellently well and we should join hands with him to develop the state.”‎

​Uduaghan advised members of the PDP to remain united and urged those in elective or appointive positions to empower Deltans through the spread of democratic dividends.

Confusion as 25-year-old Man is Found Dead, Hanging From His Ceiling In Imo Community

A young man who had obviously become fed up with certain vicissitudes of life, has decided to call it quits in Imo State.

A 25-year-old man, Chigozie Igwe, has been found hanging in his room in Umuofor Umumumo Community, Ehime Mbano council area of Imo State, Punch Metro reports.

The incident happened early Saturday morning (today).

Chigozie reportedly took his own life by hanging himself in one of the rooms in the family house.

The deceased, who was said to have been jobless for several years after secondary school, reportedly killed himself as a result of frustration and hardship.

When Punch Metro visited the bereaved Igwe family, a few minutes after Chigozie’s body was discovered, scores of sympathisers swarmed the expansive Igwe compound, wailing and weeping profusely; while others sighed and shook their heads in utter consternation.

As at the time of filing this report which was exclusively obtained by our correspondent, Chigozie’s body was still dangling on the rope.

Family members refused to speak with the press, even as youths of the community later locked up the room where Chigozie had hung.

However, a member of the family, who craved anonymity, disclosed that the deceased was the first son of his parents and that he left a suicide note, which partly read, “Die, die, die let nobody weep for me because I am tired of this wicked world.”

Chigozie’s widowed mother who is also a peasant farmer, Mrs. Anthonia Igwe, was summoned from her farm to come see the corpse of her son dangling from a rope.

The thoroughly confused Anthonia wailed profusely and uncontrollably and refused to be consoled, as she rolled on the ground.

She angrily queried Chigozie, “Is this the way you chose to leave this world? Remember that you have committed an abomination and you will go to the hottest part of hell.”

The Divisional Police Officer in charge of the local government area could not be reached for comments; but his men were said to have visited the scene shortly after the incident was reported to them.

See What MMM Nigeria Members Were Seen Doing in an Orphanage Home in Plateau (Photos)

Members of MMM Nigeria, the most popular ponzi scheme in the country, have been spotted at an orphanage in Plateau State.
According to The Nation, an orphanage home, Kingdom Kids Klub based in Jos, Plateau State, has been given a major face-lift through a generous donation from MMM Nigeria, an online community where participants provide and get financial assistance with their spare money.

With the donation, the home which was founded on February 4th 2006 and duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), got its dinning room painted in addition to provision of new dining room tables and chairs for the 54 children who are currently in the facility.

The kids also got brand-new bedsheets and blankets from the donation.

Aside the physical facelift given to the facility, caregivers, numbering 15, who work in the home, also got generous sums of money from the online community for the sole purpose of encouraging them to do more for the orphans.

While commending MMM for the donations on behalf of the Board of Trustees, Directors and staff of the home, Sandra Chikan, global coordinator of the home, said the donation helped a great deal in making a difference in the lives of the orphaned and vulnerable children in the country thus helping to secure their future.

Kingdom Kids Club is a one stop resource centre for children in Plateau State, founded for providing help and care to orphans and vulnerable children majorly through education and medical care.

The club which started with 18 children now has 54 children in the facility and many more are enrolled in the villages at Riyom and i Local Government Areas of Plateau State.

So Weird: Everyone is Talking About This Dog That Has No Fur on Its Body (Photo)

A special breed of dogs has been found to be without any fur at all on their bodies, a situation that keeps drawing attention to them.

This dog didn’t shed all its fur due to stress – it was born that way!

This is a Xoloitzcuintli, or Xolo for short, but it has an English name too: the Mexican hairless dog.

The Xolo is an ancient breed that can be traced back to the Aztec and Mayan empires and is at least 3 500 years old.

Interestingly, the Xolo comes in three sizes – toy, miniature and standard – and all three can come from the same litter!

The dogs were considered sacred by the Aztecs, Mayans and other groups, and were often buried with their owners to guide them in the underworld.

They are intelligent and regarded as good watchdogs to this day.

The breed is not completely hairless, sporting some hair in the face and on the paws.

Shocking: Popular Pastor in Trouble With Wife of 20 Years Over Messy S*x Scandal With Church Usher

A popular pastor has been caught up in a s*x scandal with a church as the development threatens his marriage of 20 whole years.

A senior and popular preacher and his wife, also a pastor, have parted ways over infidelity, with matrimonial properties worth millions of shillings at the centre of the dispute.

Reverend Michael Muteti Musango, formerly a senior pastor at the House of Grace church in Athi River (which he has since decamped from to start his own Fountain of Grace Ministries) and his wife, Pastor Evelyne Akinyi, called it quits two months ago after 20 years of marriage.

Pastor Akinyi is now set to face off with her husband in court on a raft of charges not limited to allegations of infidelity.

Akinyi says, among other things, that Musango introduced the name of another woman as a co-director and majority shareholder in a company that owns part of the family property.

The other woman, Reverend Mercy Waruguru Wachira, runs the Agape Lighthouse Church in Kasarani, Nairobi.

Akinyi claims troubles in their marriage started when she discovered that her husband was having an intimate affair with a married church usher, one Damaris Michino, judging from the chain of steamy text messages the two were exchanging.

But Musango has denied having an affair with Damaris or Waruguru, or ever having included her as a director of the company. He further denies kicking out his wife, whom he accuses of being behind his woes.

In the cellphone text messages seen by The Nairobian, Damaris informs man of God that he was a sweeter and better jogoo in bed than other men. In response, a message allegedly from Musango reveals that he gained his bedroom prowess from ‘exposure’ and warns Damaris against revealing their text messages to other people.

The exchanges between the two include long steamy chats with overt description of ‘fantastic’ positions, erotic touch buttons on the body, romantic locations, and at some point, amid the steamy chat, a message alleged to be from Musango reveals that he lost his grandmother, before the conversation gets back to the sex path.

Musango denied ever having had an affair with Damaris, whom he says was ex-communicated after being caught on camera stealing church offering.

“You don’t’ know me or the challenge of running a church. It is not true that I had a relationship with her. Doing so is akin to mocking God,” Musango told The Nairobian.

Contacted, Damaris claimed that she neither had an affair with Musango nor stole church offering. She explained that, “I was ex- communicated over the allegations, but I was not shown the footage as claimed. It is also not true that I have slept with him or dated him.... unless you show me the alleged messages.”

Besides Damaris, Akinyi says Waruguru is the other woman in her husband’s life.

At one time, she claims to have bumped into Waruguru driving her husband’s car when he was abroad on church business. She says that when she confronted her husband over it, he sent her a nasty text calling her names.

In the messages seen by The Nairobian, the message that is said to have come from Musango dismisses the wife as a “shameless bitch” who has been harassing and attacking people who are innocent because of her character and moral deficiency. “You think I will ever accept you back? You are doomed and divorced,” the message reads.

In April this year, Akinyi travelled to Dallas, USA, for a 10-day conference, but upon returning, she was allegedly thrown out of their matrimonial home by Musango, a matter that was reported to the police and booked as OB 37/06/05/2017 at Athi River Police Station.

“When I travelled, we were living in a rented house in Sabaki, but upon my return, I found that he had shifted to our new home in Lukenya, leaving me with a few old furniture and other items” she said, adding that, “When I went to the house in Lukenya, I was shocked to find Waruguru’s daughter in one of the rooms. Apparently, she was there for a sleepover. It was strange because we have grown-up sons only.”

On allegations of having thrown his wife out, Musango charged: “How can you prove that I threw out my wife? In fact, the complaints that were made at Athi River Police Station are all lies that were made up to fix me. Let me warn you that whatever you are investigating is against the word of God!”

Contacted by The Nairobian, Waruguru response was: “I can’t talk about that, just go ahead with your investigations.”

Akinyi narrated that, “Drama started around 2015 when my husband started staying away for long hours without coming home or church since some members would visit and ask for him.”

She says that Musango would often claim that he was in town but would come home late “and sometimes he would even spend the night, forcing me to stay awake waiting for him.”

According to Akinyi, her husband “sometimes left me to manage the church alone even though other members would request to see him.”
She further claims that her husband’s sexual escapades were among the issues shared with church elders in an attempt to fix their marriage.

Following their tussle, the mother church, in a letter dated March 9 and signed by the lead Bishop and founder of House of Grace, Bishop David Muriithi sent the two on compulsory leave following deliberations at a board meeting at the church headquarters.

The letter informed the couple that the compulsory leave was meant to help them “address unresolved issues in your marriage that have gone on for years and have affected the church in a negative way”.

The letter continues to say that, “As per your request in the meeting, your sabbatical will begin on March 7, 2017 and you will be expected to report back on July 6, 2017. While on your sabbatical, you will be entitled to your monthly salaries”. Akinyi however claims that her husband decided to change the name of the church and even declined to pay her salaries even though he pays himself a six-figure salary, travel allowance among other benefits.

Musango confirmed that he changed the name of the church from House of Grace to Fountain of Grace Ministries, Athi River.

He told The Nairobian that, “The name was changed a long time ago. I know many people have been paid to tarnish my good name, but God will fight for me. People can use any means even fabricating stories to tarnish my name. I know my wife is behind this.”


Heavy Downpour, Thunderstorm Disrupts Lagos Council Poll

A downpour early Saturday morning in many parts of Lagos State has disrupted the start of the state council polls.

Downpour which began at 5a.m. in many parts of Lagos State left many areas flooded and affected early commencement of voting in the local government polls in many areas.

The rain, accompanied with thunderstorms, lasted for more than two hours, confining many residents to their apartments early in the day, until it later subsided.

The flooding of the roads compelled road users to drive against traffic in some areas as people rushed to beat the 7a.m. restriction of movement time.

At Oshodi, where our correspondent is monitoring the polls, party agents were seen still distributing identification tags to members and supporters. As at 8 am, none of the polling booths had officially opened for the day’s exercise.

On Apapa Road and Oyingbo axis on the Lagos Mainland, our correspondent observed that party agents are yet to set up their polling booths as at 8.15am due to the flood that has taken over strategic positions in the area.

At the Berger end of Lagos-Ibadan expressway, many motorists trying to get out of Lagos, apart from contending with the rain, were caught up in  the restriction of movement time which took off at 7.ooa.m, causing a heavy traffic gridlock.

In Badagry, only few voters were at some polling units where security personnel, electoral officers and materials were on ground by 8a.m..

At Polling Units 007, 008 and 009 in Ward A, Badagry Local Government, voters were seen by 8a.m, while at Polling Unit 8 in Ward B, few voters got accredited and began voting by 8.25a.m. .

Only two voters were at Polling Unit 007 in Ward D at 8.30am.

Mrs Verona Chike, the Polling Officer in the unit blamed the low turnout on the downpour.

“I am sure that more voters will come out as soon as the rain stops,” she told NAN.

However, in some areas of Ikotun/ Igando Local Council Development Area, electoral officers and materials had yet to arrive as at 9.30a.m, with only agents of political parties at some poling units visited by then.

In Ward B, Unit 005, on Apapa Road, in Lagos Mainland Local Government Area, electoral officers arrived at 9.25 a.m. shortly after the rain stopped in the area.

In the Alimosho Local Government,  NAN correspondent reports that the premises of the Alimosho Local Government Secretariat was a beehive of activities as several commercial buses were being still loaded with electoral materials and officials at 9:30 am.

NAN observed that vehicles carrying the materials escorted by security operatives began filing out of the LG compound which doubles as the LASIEC secretariat at 9:45 am.

Mr Bakare Olagoke, the Electoral Officer of the Alimosho Local Government branch of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) told NAN that the rain delayed the process.

“We are leaving now. It is heavy rain and only God saved us that the communication mast did not fall on our office or anyone because the rain was too heavy,” he said.

Lagos residents are at the polls to elect chairmen and councillors in the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas of the state.


Lagos LG poll: Party Agents Discover Election Materials Inside Danfo at Agege [See Photos]

Police have this morning apprehended a commercial bus conveying questionable election materials ahead of the Lagos LG polls in Agege are of the state.

Agents of opposition parties on Saturday discovered ballot papers in a commercial bus during the Lagos State Local Government elections.

Our correspondent learnt that the ballot papers were found in one of seven commercial buses, popularly known as danfo, that left Agege Local Government Secretariat.

It was learnt that the two occupants of the vehicle ran away after the ballot papers were discovered by the opposition party agents.

The agents are accusing the ruling APC in the state of trying to rig the election.

It was learnt that the vehicle had a police escort

The DPO Penn Cinema, Sunday Digha, arrived and ordered a fresh police escort to take the vehicle to Area G, where it was meant to go.

He said the bus was genuinely meant for election duty.

Some of the policemen threatened to shoot anyone who tried to stop the vehicle from moving.

The opposition agents claimed that the vehicle does not have the proper tag to show that it was on election duty like the other vehicles.

A collation officer for Accord Party, Mr. Sabith Bolanle, said: “We have been here since last night; then this morning, we saw as vehicles started leaving the secretariat for the seven wards in the area. After six left, we tried to stop the seventh one when we noticed that there was no tag on it. Each vehicle has a tag; the tag on this one had just been tucked on the dashboard by the driver before he ran away. We must see the end of this matter.”

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