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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Entertainment World Mourns As Popular Actor is Confirmed Dead

The much-loved English actor, who made his name on the small screen before taking on the mantle of 007, has passed away in Switzerland at the age of 89.



On Tuesday, Roger Moore’s children announced his death, saying: “he passed away today ... after a short but brave battle with cancer”.

Moore was best known for playing the third incarnation of James Bond as well as his roles in hit shows The Saint and The Persuaders.

He also devoted a lot of his time to humanitarian work, becoming a UNICEF goodwill ambassador in 1991.

I Heard a Crack From His Head - Nollywood Actress, Mosun Filani Recounts As She Gives Amazing Testimony

Permit me to flood my page with my sons pics today bcos he is my testimony. At exactly 3months, we both fell off the stairs, and we landed separately downstairs, as we landed I knew I heard a crack from his head, I couldn't pick him up, was so scared, just stood there shouting Jesus.
My hubby rushed in and he picked him up, we gave him paracetamol and proceeded to the hospital, when we got there, the lady doctor we met first couldn't even take him from me bcos by then his eyes had swollen seriously, we were immediately referred to eye foundation ikeja, when we got there they took him to the theatre, sedated him so they could check his eyeballs first, when it was realised nothing was wrong with his eyeballs, we were asked to go and do CT SCAN, MRI and co, when the result came back, there was so much damage going on in his head, his eye orbit was broken, there was a fracture on his forehead, there was blood just outside his brain, the nerves holding his eye socket was damaged..... So much medical terms that will scare u to death, we were told if his eyes dint open in the next seven days, his brain will shut down,and that after the operation,he might look disfigured a bit on the face.

So we were referred to a neuro surgeon. When I got there, as I was about entering her office, the word came from the THRONE OF GRACE FROM THE GREAT PHYSICIAN, THE SURGEON OF ALL SURGEONS(GOD ALMIGHTY), HE said take him home, I will operate on him myself. With faith, I went back home without even seeing the surgeon, without going back to the hospital or the eye foundation, and before 7days ultimatum given to us for him to open his eyes, the eyes was healed and u can barely see anything on his face except u take a closer look. All I gave him was just antibiotics. Indeed GOD IS GOOD.

Indeed God is great!



South Korea Sends Serious Warning Signal to North Korea's Drone as Tension of War Heightens

The tension between North Korea and South Korea might soon escalate into a full blown war following a recent disturbing events.
North Korea’s drone
South Korea’s military on Tuesday fired warning shots at a suspected drone from North Korea amid tension over Pyongyang’s latest missile test which drew international condemnation and a warning from China.

The identity of the object remained unclear, the military said, but Yonhap news agency said it was possibly a drone, more than 90 shots were fired in return and it disappeared from radar screens.

The incursion came with tension already high on the Korean peninsula after the North’s test-launch of a ballistic missile test on Sunday which Pyongyang said proved advances in its pursuit of building a nuclear-tipped weapon that can hit U.S. targets.

The U.S. has been trying to persuade China, North Korea’s lone major ally, to do more to rein in North Korea, which has conducted dozens of missile launches and tested two nuclear bombs since the start of 2016, in defiance of UN Security Council sanctions and resolutions.

The North has made no secret of its plans to develop a missile capable of striking the U.S. and has ignored calls to halt its weapons programs, even from China.

It says the programme is necessary to counter U.S. aggression.

“We urge North Korea to not do anything to again violate UN Security Council resolutions,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a statement posted on the Foreign Ministry’s website on Tuesday.

“At the same time, we hope all parties can maintain restraint, not be influenced by every single incident, …persist in carrying out Security Council resolutions on North Korea and persevere with the resolution of the issue through peaceful means, dialogue and consultation.”

Wang was responding to reporters’ questions on Monday while in Ivory Coast, according to the statement.

The North’s official KCNA news agency, citing the spokesman for the foreign ministry, said the country had “substantially displayed” the capabilities for mounting a nuclear attack on Hawaii and Alaska and had built full capabilities for attacking the U.S. mainland.

U.S. and South Korean officials and experts believe the North is several years away from having such a capability.

North Korea said on Monday that Sunday’s launch met all technical requirements that could allow mass-production of the missile, which it calls the Pukguksong-II.

The test was North Korea’s second in a week and South Korea’s new liberal government said it dashed its hopes for peace on the peninsula.

The UN Security Council condemned the launch and again expressed its concern over the North’s behavior. The Security Council is due to meet behind closed doors later on Tuesday.

North Korea’s recent missile tests were a legitimate act of self-defense by a “fully-fledged nuclear power”, North Korean diplomat Ju Yong Chol told the UN Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on Tuesday.

“It is the U.S.’ hostile policy and its aggressive joint military drills, nuclear threats and military build-up around the Korean peninsula that really aggravates the situation on the Korean peninsula and the region and which compels the DPRK to also up its nuclear deterrence,” he said.

DPRK are the initials for the North’s official name, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Ju was the only speaker at the forum who did not begin his remarks by offering condolences to Britain for the victims of Monday night’s bomb attack at a concert in Manchester.

The South Korean military did not say if the unidentified object was hit by the warning shots on Tuesday, but it disappeared from military radar.

North Korea has previously sent drones into South Korean airspace, with some crashing.

In January 2016, South Korea fired warning shots at a suspected drone which turned back.

U.S. President Donald Trump has warned that a “major, major conflict” with North Korea is possible over its weapons programmes, although U.S. officials say tougher sanctions, not military force, are the preferred option to counter the North Korean threat.

-Reuters/NAN

6 Quick Things To Do If Your ATM Card Is Stolen

Nobody plays with their money. That's why many people are very careful. Hence, since your ATM card is connected to your bank account, you will be worried and disorganised. Imagine you receiving alerts as someone withdraws your money from an unknown location. So, if your ATM card is stolen, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares the things you should do.

Don't panic

It's money we are talking about here. Some people may even pee in their pants if their ATM card gets missing. Really, you don't have to do this. Compose yourself and do the needful. If you are not careful, your money would have disappeared before you recover from your watery reaction.

Contact your bank

The first thing you should do is to contact your bank so that they can block your card. This will stop them from withdrawing money from your account. Banks now have many branches in Lagos and other parts of the country. You can simply walk into your bank.

Change your accounting information

When your ATM card information has been compromised, you need to do everything possible to control where your card number is currently shared. If your credit card is linked to any online retail stores or bill pay sites, go through each account and remove linked information as soon as possible so that any future purchases can only be made by manually entering debit card information.

Review your transaction regularly

You should review your account from time to time if your ATM card is stolen. This will help you monitor your account activities.

Change your PIN

Your ATM card may be with you but your card numbers may have been stolen. If this is the case and you suspect so, you should change your PIN. Regardless, you should still report to your bank.

Get a new card

You will be issued a new ATM card for a small fee. This will be done only if inform your bank.

Nigerian Bride and Bridal Train Slay in 'Camouflage-Themed' Bridal Shower (Photos)

Dorothy Oputa appears to have shunned the Nigerian Military as she flaunts the camouflage in her upscale bridal shower that has got tongues wagging.


Dorothy Oputa and her friends
The pretty bride, Dorothy Oputa and her bridal squad looked gallant in these "camo" outfits they rocked at her bridal shower.

The colourful pictures were taken by Geovick Photography. The military has always tagged this act of wearing their uniforms for social or fashion reasons as some sort of dishonour to the military.

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Nigerians deserve to know if Buhari is dead – Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has asked the Nigerian presidency to clear the air on reports that President Muhammadu Buhari is dead.

Fani-Kayode on Tuesday lamented that instead of responding to the words of Eric Joyce, the former British MP who said that Buhari had died in a London hospital, Femi Adesina, presidential adviser on media, in an essay titled, “They Learnt Nothing and They Forgot Nothing,” refused to clarify the matter.

He advised Adesina, “to firstly stop worshiping the government and secondly to seek the face of God on this matter.”

“I also advise him to forget Buhari because it is all over for him. He will never be the same again. This is because the blood of the innocents and the souls of the wounded and tortured are speaking against him before the Lord of Hosts and the God of Heaven.

“Our President did not just kill thousands before, during and after our civil war but he also committed the crudest and most primitive form of hideous gang rape and violent armed robbery against the Nigerian nation-state by toppling a democratically-elected government in 1983 before he himself was toppled two years later.

“In his essay Adesina claimed that Buhari is “not corrupt” yet what greater act of corruption, betrayal and treachery can there possibly be than the murderous, barefaced, brazen sacking, robbing, stealing and pillaging of a nations ENTIRE government and the violent imposition of one man’s will over 100 million people with the barrel of a gun. That is precisely what General Muhammadu Buhari did to Nigeria in 1983.

“Not only that but he also placed a dark and evil veil over our nation, unleashed hell and mayhem on thousands of innocent people, locked them up for no just cause, unjustly applied retroactive laws, destroyed many great men and prominent families, increased the suffering of the poor and sent thousands of people to an early grave.

“Adesina should stop attempting to sell his repugnant “Buhari is the Messiah” gospel, rid himself of what Dr. Reuben Abati, the former Special Advisor on Media to President Goodluck Jonathan, recently described as “the Villa curse”, move on with his life and let the dead bury the dead.

“He should stop behaving like the stubborn fly that insists on following the corpse into the grave. He should spend far more time seeking the face and counsel of the Lord and in deep introspection.

“He should consider the sheer evil that his principal has unleashed on the Nigerian people and the injustice, wickedness and barbarity that he has soiled his hands with over the last two years.”

7 Ways To Fund Your Startup Idea As A Nigerian

A fantastic business remains an idea if pragmatic steps are not taken to bring it to fruition. A huge complaint, drawback or excuse many give is that there is no money to fund the startup or business idea. Unfortunately, many of these million naira ideas have died because of lack of funding. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, agrees that funding is a major factor in business. However, it should not prevent you from going ahead. As a Nigerian, there are ways you can raise capital for your business. Read on to discover these ways.

Savings

Saving is one of the best ways to get money to start a business no matter the number of zeroes in front of your salary. If you have figured out the workability of your idea, you should save a certain percentage of your salary monthly.

Sell some of your valuables

You have to make the sacrifice if you really want to do business. Your valuables are important. But establishing something that will get you more of these luxuries in the future is the ultimate. So, you can sell your car, your iPhone and other valuables you think you can do without.

Family and close relatives

You can also seek support from your parents, brothers, sisters and close relatives. Before they release their money, make sure they believe in your idea. You don't want them to pour money into a basket.

Your rich friends

If you have friends who are wealthy, you can also sell your idea to them. They may otherwise not be interested in everything you have to say. However, as far as you bring returns on investment, they are willing to give you their money.

Search for investors

All the aforementioned are personal efforts. Now you have to widen your tentacles. You have to get the big money investors to buy into your business idea. This is where your business plan will come to your rescue. Send it out to possible investors. Not just anyone who may steal your idea. You can ask friends for contacts.

Pitch your idea

There are some many events where you can pitch your idea to skimming investors. If your idea is good, you are in luck. Remember in this case, others will have to be involved in the operations of your business.

Apply for startup funds

We are in the Internet age and there are thousands of startup funds out there for Nigerians and Africans. Search for these funds and apply. If your idea is selected, you will be invited for an accelerator program where you will be trained by experts and given cash rewards. But at least, you must have some structure in place for you to apply.

Abolish 36 States, Adopt 6 Geo-political Zones as Federating Units - Atiku Abubakar Voices Out

Influential politician and chieftain of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, who is set to bid for the presidential seat at Aso Rock in 2019, has called for the abolition of the 36-state structure, as he declares many of them as nonviable
Atiku Abubakar
Speaking while accepting the Hero of Nigeria Democracy Award conferred on him by Hall of Grace Magazine in Lagos on Sunday, former Nigerian Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, suggested the use of the nation’s six geo-political zones as federating units rather than the current 36-state structure, many of which he declared unviable.

“We must be open to changing the nature of the federating units, such as using the existing geo-political zones as federating units rather than the current 36 states, of which only a few are financially viable,” he said.

According to Vanguard, in a paper entitled, "Building a nation that works: My Diary and Way Forward", the former vice president, however, added that political decentralization must be accompanied by economic diversification.

He said: “We need to diversify our economy away from the dependence on oil. We need to create opportunities for our people to engage in diverse economic activities which governments will then tax for revenues.

“But we can’t do that efficiently and effectively without accurate data. I have in the past called for an end to the self-defeating politics we play with census in the country.

“With all the data gathering and analytic tools in existence in the 21st century, we have no good reason not to have accurate data on our people, down to the smallest unit, the individual.

“Without data, we cannot plan properly and all of us will lose, including those who try to inflate their population figures and those who want to suppress those of others.

“Political decentralization will also help to deepen and strengthen our democracy as it will encourage more accountability. Citizens are more likely to demand accountability when governments spend their tax money rather than rent collected from an impersonal source.”

Abubakar also asked the nation to stop digging its grave, if it must get out of the woods, saying: “There is a saying that if you want to get out of a hole you dug yourself in you first stop digging.”

5 LUCRATIVE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN ABUJA

Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria, is one of the fastest growing cities in the world and one of the wealthiest cities in Africa; this makes it one of the best places to do business. Aside being one of the wealthiest and fastest growing cities, it’s also one of the safest and most conducive cities for business. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 5 lucrative business opportunities for you to take advantage of when in Abuja.

Interior Decoration

Interior Decoration is one of the trending business in Abuja mainly because there is a large number of existing hotels, residential buildings, offices and restaurants (and more to be developed) that are ever ready to hire interior decorators to designs their buildings to make it look classy.

Data and Statistical Service

Due to the large number of ministries and international organizations in Abuja, there are great business opportunities for those who offer or can offer data and statistical services such as conducting researches, surveys and interviews etc.

Security Installations and Services

It’s safe to say that aside being the capital city of Nigeria, Abuja can also be referred to as the political capital of the nation. This mean there are a lot of politicians who reside there and are willing to spend a lot of money on security services and installations. In addition, security is also one of threats Abuja residents face and citizens will be willing to pay well for good security services and installations to help protect their lives and properties.

Private Tutors

Mainly because Abuja is largely made up of working class, politicians, business people and expatriates, there is an existing and reasonably significant market for this business. As a private tutor, you can work full-time or part-time. A lot of parents in the city are willing to pay a substantial amount of money to private tutors to come to their homes to teach their children after school so that they can get better at certain subjects and keep them busy while they’re at work.

Real Estate

This list can hardly be complete without real estate. Real estate is one of the best and safest investments in the country, and with the growing population of Abuja (the population grew by 139.7% between 2000 and 2010) you cannot go wrong with real estate investments. A lot of people make good money in Abuja by building houses and offering them up for rent mainly because rent in Abuja is very expensive compared to most cities in Nigeria.  Land prices have also always been on the rise in Abuja mainly because more development is expected to reach many parts of the city. If you don’t have enough money to invest in capital for real estate development, you can make money becoming a real estate agent.

OAP Freeze Reacts to Break-up Between Rapper Eva & Fiancé, Caesar.

Controversial On-Air Personality and ‘social media talkative’, Daddy Freeze has reacted to the break up between rapper Eva and her fiancé, Caesar.
Re-posting a video of the eccentric rapper (talking about how long she has dated Ceaser) Freeze wrote;

‘In my opinion, the pressure put on this couple by the public to get married is getting too much. I saw some dreadfully nasty comments on a blog, about Eva’s engagement and the first thing that came to my mind was; how much better is the life of the person typing this hateful comment? The commenter is probably unemployed, armed with a 7k Techno or Gionee phone, with 5MB free data from the last N100 recharge and saddled with the urgent need for a jerk-off into cyberspace.

The poverty in Nigeria hasn’t helped either, as it has done all it can, to create a fertile environment, for the proliferation of the proletariat mindset, as citizens choose to use the ‘small’ data on their cheap phones, to insult other people and comment on blogs, instead of seeking the readily available knowledge and information, via the same medium.

The #FreeTheSheeple movement is here to break the invisible chains put upon us by people, who are oftentimes worse off that we are, but because they have ‘managed’ to get, or to remain married, believe they are judge and jury over the rest of us.

Marriage is a beautiful thing, but it’s not a prerequisite for happiness, from my personal experience, I became happier when my first marriage ended, probably because it was never meant to be in the first place and might have been as a consequence of societal pressure.

Eva and Caesar, take your time, there is no rush, all in God’s speed, they say.🙂 ~FRZ’
Rapper Eva and Caesar got engaged on the 1st of January, 2016. She was performing at the Headies Awards when Caesar came on stage, popped the question and she said yes!.

BREAKING: Another PDP Reps member decamps to APC

A member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Adamu Kamale, on Tuesday decamped to the All Progressives Congress, APC, on the floor of the House of Representatives.
Kamale is a lawmaker from Adamawa State.

Prior to his defection, Kamale was the only PDP member of the House from Adamawa State.


This is coming at a time a member of the House from Plateau State, Edward Pwajok, SAN, also defected to the APC.

Serious Drama As Man Is Rescued After He Tried To Commit Suicide By Hanging Himself on a Tree (Video)

The trend of attempted suicide in Nigeria has continued after a man was rescued in Osogbo, the capital of Osun state after he hung himself on a tree.
The suspect
A middle-aged man identified as Babatunde Arogundade, attempted to commit suicide in a bush behind the Christ Africa Middle School in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State.

It was gathered that Arogundade had hung himself to a branch of a tree behind the school when a food vendor saw him and screamed.

The Peace Corps volunteers and the teachers rushed to the scene, held the man and cut the rope. Arogundade was almost lifeless when he was rescued. When he regained consciousness, he could only mention his name.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Fimihan Adeoye, who confirmed the incident, said the matter was reported to the Ataoja Divisional Police Headquarters from where Arogundade was taken to a hospital for medical treatment.

Here's what Babatunde said when he was interrogated after being rescued;


Drama as N*ked Couple is Caught Red-handed Having S*x Inside a Car

A n*ked couple has stunned police officers after they were caught in the act having s*x inside their car at an intersection.
File photo used only for illustrative purpose


A n*ked Zimbabwean couple have been arrested by police at Sunnyside community on Friday for allegedly attempting to bribe an officer with R200 after they were caught having s*x in a stationary car.

According to iHarare, the suspects were spotted by two constables who were on patrol at an intersection previously identified as a hijacking hotspot, spokesperson Captain Daniel Mavimbela said in a statement on Monday.

When the constables approached the Audi A2, they found a 33-year-old man engaging in s*xual activity with a 27-year-old woman, Mavimbela said.

When the couple realised that they had been caught by police officers, the man reportedly offered R200 as a bribe.

The officers refused the payment and waited for the couple to get dressed, before taking them to the local police station, Mavimbela said.

The suspects are expected to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on charges of bribery and public indecency.

APC Commends Jonathan for Admitting that Rivers People Never Voted For Wike

…Described Wike's allegation that Amaechi is recruiting militants as a sign of desperation and ploy to embark upon another massive killings of Rivers State people
The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended immediate past President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, for admitting that he imposed Nyesom Wike as Governor of Rivers State. While recently commissioning the Nkpogu Bridge in Port Harcourt, Jonathan had said: “I don’t regret making Wike a governor.”

According to Rivers APC in a statement issued on Tuesday and signed by the State Chairman, Chief (Dr.) Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, “This statement confirms that Dr. Jonathan alone and not Rivers people made Wike a governor. This statement by Dr Jonathan affirms our earlier stand that Rivers people never voted Wike into power.”

Lamenting the implication of Wike’s imposition, Rivers APC said: “It is based on this truism that Wike can now recoat and repaint projects initiated and executed by the administration of Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and present them for commissioning as his own projects. It is this fact that he was never voted in by the people of Rivers State that made him to continue to embark upon projects that are inimical to the growth and progress of Rivers State and her people. It is based on this fact that Rivers State under Wike is now renamed Rivers of Blood as political killings continue unabated in the once-peaceful state. It is based on this fact that the only known agenda of Wike and his cohorts is how to do the impossible of decimating, destroying and undoing one of the brightest stars from Rivers State, Rt. Hon. Amaechi, and make him irrelevant in the politics of Nigeria. It is because the people of Rivers State never voted for him in the 2015 general elections that made him to ensure that Rivers’ money is wasted on profitless ventures and sponsoring of PDP Conventions.” The party, however, warned that never again will one man sit somewhere whether in Abuja or anywhere else and decide for Rivers people who will be their governor.

It also commended Jonathan for admitting that it was Amaechi who made Wike somebody politically. It referred to Jonathan’s words during the commissioning ceremony: “Even though Wike was Chief of Staff Government House, Port Harcourt, at the time I was Vice President, I didn’t know him personally until his name was forwarded to me by the then Governor of Rivers State, Amaechi, when I became President for ministerial appointment. Out of persuasion, he became Minister...I have no regret for making him governor.”

Rivers APC said: “This fact once again exposes Wike as a nobody until Amaechi decided to nominate him to Dr Jonathan as a Minister. Today, Wike has become a disaster and we are paying for this unfortunate appointment. Today, he is after the Amaechi that made him politically, thereby making himself a master betrayer less than Judas Iscariot. We thank Dr Jonathan for telling the world that in his entire life, he never knew or met Wike until Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi brought him to him.”

The party further described the recent outbursts by Governor Wike that Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi is recruiting militants at the auspices of Hon. Ojukaye Flag Amachree and Ambassador Orji Ngofa to cause restiveness in Rivers State as that of a desperate, confused mind afraid of what awaits him after 2019. Though we know that this is another cheap and bogus lie embellished to blackmail Amaechi, Flag Amachree and Orji Ngofa, let us point out knowing the type of politics that Wike plays this maybe a ploy by Wike to embark upon another massive killing of APC members and innocent Rivers State people. We therefore urge the relevant security agencies to monitor Wike and his agents of destruction accordingly and avoid further killing of Rivets State people. The world is fully aware that Rivers State under Wike has become Rivers of blood where human lives are treated less than that of animals.

Rivers APC aligned itself also with the historical statement credited to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa – the home State of former President Jonathan – that his six years in Aso Rock was a waste for the Ijaw Nation. The party declared that Jonathan’s Presidency was similarly a total disaster for the Rivers State and her people for the following reasons:

1. Jonathan failed to muster the courage and political will in a PDP-controlled National Assembly to see to the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) in the over six years of his administration to demonstrate his hatred for the Niger Delta region, knowing that communities in Rivers State will benefit from the bill.

2. The East/West Road, especially Eleme-Onne axis in Rivers State, was abandoned and became a nightmare to travellers.

3. He refused to refund to the State Government over 110 billion naira used in the dualisation of Ikwerre-Owerri Road approved by late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and other Federal Roads in the State executed by the State to ease the sufferings of the people of Rivers State.

4. He wickedly stopped the Train 7 at NLNG Bonny, resulting in the loss of jobs to Rivers people and revenue to the State Government.

5. Refused to implement the UNEP Report on the clean-up of Ogoni land despite all the pleas by our people and the International Community – just to punish the Ogonis and Rivers State irrespective of their overwhelming support for him during the 2011 elections.

6. Jonathan duly acknowledged that he has no project to point as was executed by his administration for the six years he was Abuja as President.

7. Most wickedly, he ceded oil wells belonging to Rivers to Bayelsa and Abia states to ensure that the revenue accruing to the State is reduced to nothing.

8. Abandoned construction of the Port Harcourt International Airport after completing other airports started at the same time with it. The airport was described as the worst sixth Airports in the world during Jonathan’s administration.

9. Posting and encouraging the excesses of the tyrannical Police Commissioner Joseph Mbu during his inglorious days in the State.

10. Supporting every imaginable act of impunity in the State, including the plot by five State Assembly members to impeach the Speaker in a House of 31 members.

11. Seizing and grounding the planes of the State for no just cause.

12. Harassing and intimidating the duly elected Governor of Rivers State then for no just cause and even supporting the splitting of the Governors’ Forum into two just to ensure that former Governor Amaechi, who was duly elected by his colleagues, did not have an easy reign as the Chairman of the Forum.

Concluding, the party said: “Though what Rivers State suffered in the hands of Jonathan is so enormous we hand over his case and that of Wike to God to handle.”


Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze,
SSA on Media and Public Affairs to the State Chairman, APC Rivers State

Read The Heartbreaking Story of A Lady Who ‘Died and Resurrected’

No one understands the magnitude of death until it has shown its hand in their life or among people they know,Such is the case of Carolyn Omwoma who was in a fatal accident on Saturday, February 1, 2014 along the Keroka-Sotik highway.



She left home with her sister and were happy to have sat beside two other ladies; Risper and Wilkister for the journey. The first stop they had was at Keumbu where they urged the driver to pull over for mothers to buy their children fruits.

Following the brief shopping break, the journey proceeded on and all passengers except for her, the driver and Risper’s son, took a nap.

On approaching Keroka town,  After a while, she too fell into a deep sleep before texting her sister as she’d planned to.

“From there on, the only thing I remember to date, was being awoken by a loud bang, screams and sounds of shattering glasses. I was lost in my sleep, so I didn’t know where I was or what exactly had happened. My spirit was far away from this world, because I found myself in some sort of desert, all alone,” added Omwoma according to her May 9 Fb post. She then found herself talking to herself in this “transitional world”, confirming she was still alive and was heading to Nairobi. She also willed herself to move her body and was relieved when she ‘magically’ opened her eyes.
“I opened my eyes and that’s when reality hit on me that an accident had occurred. What followed next was a loud scream “Nitoeni tafadhali Niko hai!”.

The lady on my right wasn’t moving, the one on my left, I didn’t even see her!,” added Omwoma. One of the women she’d gotten to know died in the incident with others. Samaritans surrounded the car and begun pulling passengers out and it was then she discovered she had a hip displacement.

“On the road, lay the lifeless body of some bodaboda guy who caused our vehicle to swerve off the road. One journalist and one lady lost their lives, may they rest in Paradise. That never meant that I was safe though because upon reaching Nairobi, I developed chest complications and would be unable to breath,” continued Omwoma.
She was then rushed to hospital where a blood clot was discovered. The private hospital demanded too much money as deposit and so, she was transferred to Kenyatta National Hospital. Years later, her leg injury began acting up again and in Januarys 2017, she was re-diagnosed.

“I had developed a condition known as Avuncular Necrosis, stage 3. I was advised to seek further medical attention at AIC Kijabe Hospital. This is where I was last month and the orthopedic consultant said I need a total hip replacement,” said Carolyn Omwoma.


Aye And Buccaneer Cults Clash Leaving One Critically Injured (Photos)

Clash between Aye and Buccaneer cult groups leaves one Nigerian critically injured in Malaysia.
According to reports, the incident took place on Sunday in Damansara, at a lounge owned by a man simply identified as Mr Soul.
The Aye cult members were said to be having a drink when the Buccaneers stormed the place with weapons. .

In the course of the fight, a Nigerian man called Edirin Goru aka Forty, was left with severe injuries and now battling for his life at an undisclosed hospital in the country.

Domestic Violence: Nigerian Woman Thrown Out of the House by Her Abusive Husband (Photos)

A young Nigerian woman who is a victim of domestic violence has appealed to a popular human right activist and lawyer for help as her husband threw her out.
Nigerian lawyer and former legal consultant at African Development Bank, Emeka Ugwuonye, has taken to the Facebook page of 'The Due Process Advocates (DPA)', and reported the story of a Nigerian woman who is a victim of domestic violence.

The lady victim has appealed to the human right activist for help, after her abusive husband threw her out of the house. She also shared photos of her belongings which he destroyed.

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BREAKING NEWS: Popular Channels TV Presenter Is Dead

Mr Chukwuma Onuekwusi ,the station’s State House correspondent of many days according to information reaching CKN News died in the early hours of this morning.

He joined Channels TV in 1998 and has covered several beats before being seconded to cover the Presidential villa.
A graduate of University of Nigeria Nsukka,Mr Onuekwusi also worked at Imo Broadcasting Corporation ,Owerri.


A source told TheCable that the journalist passed on at Zenith Medical and Kidney CenterHospital in the Garki area of Abuja in the early hours of Tuesday.

“He first fell sick in March but we didn’t see this coming,” one of the deceased’s colleague told TheCable.

The reporters at the presidential villa received the news of his death with shock.

Some of them took to social media to honor the late journalist.

“I have lost a colleague, friend and brother. Chukwuma Onuekwusi was a good man. He went beyond being a colleague on the beat, he qualified to be called a friend indeed. He was always calling me, “My friend, Olalekan” and I always responded by saying ‘Chukwu, Chukwu, Chukwu’,” Olalekan Adetayo of PUNCH, wrote on Facebook.

“He was a very hardworking man, one of the attributes that attracted him to me. He was always holding the Channels Television-branded microphone as if his life depended on it. He did that to the point that we joined some people who paid homage to former President Jonathan on a Christmas Day and the former President could not hide his feeling. ‘You are still holding this your thing today again’, Jonathan said, referring to Chukwuma and his trademark microphone.

“I met Chukwuma closely for the first time a few minutes before I got my accreditation to the villa a few years back. We met at the FirstBank in CBD Abuja. There was a long queue and people were impatient. An elderly man took on a young Bank teller who he felt was too slow and called him ‘Baba Go Slow’. Chukwuma turned back and corrected the man politely. ‘That is not fair sir’.”

On her part, Juliana Obalonye, state house correspondent of The Sun, wrote: “My brother and friend, a thorough professional to the core and a lover of God. To say I’m pained by your death is an understatement. You did assure you will stand up from that sick bed and we will join you for thanksgiving.

“But we are consoled by this scripture therefore we do not mourn like those without hope.

“Rest In Peace my brother, I will miss you sourly!”

Notorious Cultist and Leader of 'Dey Bam' Cult Group, Shot Dead by Nigerian Soldiers During a Bloody Gun Battle

A deadly and notorious cultist who is said to be the leader of 'Dey Bam' cult group has been shot dead in Rivers State.

A deadly cultist shot dead by security operatives (File photo)
Troops of 6 Division, Nigerian Army, in the early hours of Tuesday shot dead a notorious cultist during a gun battle in Sime community, Tai Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Col. Aminu Iliyasu, the division’s Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, made the disclosure in a statement issued to newsmen on Tuesday in Port Harcourt.

He said that the deceased was the leader of ‘Dey Bam’ secret cult group fingered in extra-judicial killings. He added that the late cultist was on the wanted list of the Rivers Police command.

Iliyasu said one suspected cultist was arrested while several others fled the scene with gunshot wounds in the operation that lasted several hours.

“Troops of 29 Battalion deployed in Ebubu, Eleme LGA and the anti-robbery team deployed along Port Harcourt–Akwa Ibom road conducted a successful raid operation in Sime community.

“During the operation, the troops engaged in a gun duel with members of the notorious ‘Dey Bam’ cult group led by one Mr. Supreme, who has been on the wanted list of Rivers government.

“Supreme was shot during the gun battle and later died as a result of excessive bleeding while several others (suspected cultists) escaped with gunshot wounds.

“One SIGP228 pistol with registration number 299MME225 and ten rounds of 9mm ammunition were recovered during the raid,” he said.

Iliyasu said one suspected cultist was arrested and handed over to the Rivers State Police Command for further investigation.

The spokesman said the raid was part of the army’s clampdown on persons and groups involved in criminality in the state and its environs.

According to him, the division has already deployed troops to strategic locations to safeguard lives and properties of residents of the state.

“Cultists and other criminal elements are hereby warned to desist from wicked acts and embrace the amnesty programme currently being offered by Rivers government.

“The division urges the residents to assist it with credible information that will lead to the arrest of criminals in their domain,” he pleaded.

Iliyasu said informants could reach the division through the following numbers: 09072509436, 09072509437 and 09072509438.

-NAN

#BBNaija: Bisola Hits it Big After Signing Deal with TMC... See Interesting Details

Big Brother Naija finalist Bisola Aiyeola has signed a lucrative business deal with TMC music label.
 Bisola Aiyeola signs lucrative deal with TMC
Big Brother Nigeria (BBN) reality show first runner-up, Bisola Aiyeola, has made her first big move into the music industry by signing a deal with creative agency powerhouse, Temple Management Company (TMC).

The multi-talented artiste, who emerged as fans favourite at the just concluded reality TV show, now aligns herself with ace Nigerian singer Iyanya and others at the TMC.

Iyanya, the ‘Kukere’ crooner, who joined TMC in 2016, took to his Twitter handle @Iyanya to welcome Bisola.

“I’m excited to reunite with my sister. Welcome Sis.#TMC ,” he tweeted.

The BBN participant, is a Nigerian-British actress, singer, MC and presenter, and ‘voice over’ artiste.

She came into limelight when she contested in the 2008 edition of MTN Project Fame, before contesting as a housemate at the 2017 Big Brother Nigeria (BBN) reality show.

-NAN

Serious Confusion As Man Finds 'Used C0nd0m' Inside Beer

An unidentified Kenyan Lawyer has sued East African Breweries after he discovered a “used” condom inside a bottle of beer.

The lawyer accused the company of negligence and recklessness and then claimed that he was subject to an “everlasting shock” as a result of the disturbing experience he had encountered.



He wrote:

“There was a party and I had bought five crates of the same brand of beer, several people in attendance were consuming their drinks. After serving them, I picked a bottle, opened it and began drinking. After the first sip, I realised the taste was extremely strange and the following encounter was nauseating because the bottle contained an unwrapped condom.”

“I suffered psychological torture, trauma, mental anguish, excessive sweating, severe headache, abdominal pains, abdominal rumbling and vomiting due to shock and anxiety after taking the beverage containing condom.”

I now claim damages and special damages for the injury, despite the demand and notice of intention to sue having been given, EABL ignored.”

Street trading: Oyo to Distribute Seized Wares to Orphanages

The Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources in Oyo State, Mr Isaac Ishola, says wares seized from traders who flout environmental sanitation laws will be distributed to orphanages.
Ishola said in a statement in Ibadan on Tuesday that street trading persisted because offenders were able to retrieve their wares after paying fines.

The commissioner said in the statement signed by the  Press Officer in the ministry, Mr Olusegun Adesoji, that government would do everything possible to ensure environmental cleanliness.

“ The present administration places so much priority on a healthy and hygienic environment and safety of lives and properties,’’ he was quoted to have said in the statement.

Ishola called for attitudinal change among residents,  saying they should desist from waiting for the government to enforce environmental laws.

He said that the full enforcement of environmental laws commenced on May 15 and would be observed in the morning and evening.

The commissioner also warned street traders at Challenge area of the metropolis to move to the Scout Camp Market.

(NAN)

What You Need To Know About Manchester Terror Attack

At least 22 people, including children, died in a suicide bombing at a pop concert packed with teens in the British city of Manchester late Monday.
Here is what we know so far about the terror attack, the deadliest in Britain since 2005.

What happened? 

Police said they were called at 10:33pm (2133 GMT) to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena during a concert by pop star Ariana Grande, who is popular with teenagers and pre-teens.

According to police, the blast occurred “within the foyer area of the stadium”, although the venue said it was in a public area outside. Prime Minister Theresa May said it was near one of the arena exits.

The arena foyer connects the 21,000-capacity auditorium with Victoria train and tram station, a major transport hub on the northern edge of the city centre. It remained closed on Tuesday lunchtime.

Witnesses described a “huge bomb-like bang” and scenes of panic as young fans rushed out and parents waiting outside searched frantically for their children.

Who is behind it? 

Authorities are treating the attack as a terrorist incident, and ISIS has claimed responsibility

Police chief Ian Hopkins had said earlier that a sole attacker had set off an “improvised explosive device” and died in the process.

May revealed that police know the attacker’s identity but would not yet confirm it publicly, adding: “They now need to know whether he was acting alone or as part of a wider group.”

Manchester police later announced the arrest of a 23-year-old man in the south of the city, saying only that it was connected to the investigation into the attack.

The bombing is the latest in a string of attacks that have hit Europe in recent years, several claimed by the Islamic State group.

Britain’s threat level remains at “severe”, meaning an attack is highly likely, but this will remain under review, May said.

Who are the victims? 

At least 22 people were killed and 59 injured, including “many children and young people”, May said.

Georgina Callander, 18, was the first victim to be named after her school, the Runshaw College Sixth Form Center in Lancashire, confirmed the news on its Facebook Page.

“It is with enormous sadness that it appears that one of the people who lost their lives in Monday’s Manchester attack was one of our students here,” it said, adding that she was studying health and social care.

The prime minister condemned the attack for its “appalling sickening cowardice” and for “deliberately targeting innocent defenceless children and young people”.

Other attacks in the UK

The incident is Britain’s second terror attack in less than two months.

On March 22, five people were killed and more than 50 injured when a man drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in central London, before crashing into the fence surrounding parliament.

The attacker, 52-year-old Khalid Masood, fatally stabbed a police officer before being shot dead by police outside the Houses of Parliament.

Investigators described it as “Islamist-related terrorism” but said they may never know why he did it and have not charged anyone else in relation to the incident.

The deadliest bomb attack on British soil took place on July 7, 2005 when four British suicide bombers inspired by Al-Qaeda attacked London’s transport system, killing 52 people and wounding 700.

Source: Punchng/AFP

One dies in cult clash in Ondo

A middle-aged man identified as Peter Sunday was reportedly killed during a clash that ensued between two rival cult groups in Ondo town, Ondo State.
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According to a source, the incident occurred at about 8 pm on Monday.

It was gathered that the deceased who was also known as Marvin was a strong member of the Afee Confraternity.

The clash, which claimed the life of the deceased, was said to be a reprisal of the recent cult clash that occurred recently in the community.

The source explained that Late Sunday, who just completed his one year mandatory National Youths Service Corps, was sleeping in his father’s house located at Ebido Street, Ondo when some boys called him out.

“On getting out about four boys surrounded him and attacked him. He was shot at a very close range while the assailants quickly fled the scene,” the source narrated.

The source said efforts to save the life of the deceased was unsuccessful as he was said to have died on the spot.

It was gathered that shortly after the incident, some policemen from the anti-crime department of the Yaba divisional police station in the town, arrived the scene and evacuated the remains of the deceased to the mortuary.

When contacted, the Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Mr. Femi Joseph, confirmed the incident and said the command had arrested 12 people in connection with the incident.

He said, “It is a cult clash incident but we have arrested 12 suspects and we are going to charge them to court.”

Drama As Guest 'Slap' Nollywood Actress, Seyi Ashekun With Dollar Notes (Photos)

Nollywood actress Seyi Ashekun who recently welcomed her first child in New York USA has named the baby boy in a little affair.



The actress who left Nigeria to have her child ‘abroad’ in the popular fashion of celebs today is in great spirits and she shared some photos from the event.

Awele Odita who is still in New York after having her own son two months ago was also at the naming ceremony to cheer in her colleague and friend Seyi.

Seyi was seen dancing at her event while dollar notes were sprayed on her by her guests and well wishers.

Seyi Ashekun is a talented Nollywood actress whose dexterity and talent became pronounced after her movie with Kunle Afod ‘Agbelebu mi’.

There is still no mention of her husband. He is most likely not in the country too.

See photos below:






Nigeria Immigration Sends Strong Message To Applicants On Recruitment Process

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has warned prospective applicants seeking employment into the service not to pay any money to any person or group of persons.



The NIS Comptroller-General, Mr Muhammad Babandede, gave the warning in a statement signed by the service Spokesperson, Mr Sunday James, yesterday in Abuja.

It would be recalled that the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nigeria Fire Service, NIS and Nigeria Prisons Service boards had announced approval for recruitment in advertorials on Monday.

The NIS boss, therefore, advised applicants interested in the recruitment to follow instructions as stated in the advertisements in the media and shun any monetary request from anybody.

He said “the public is hereby advised to strictly follow the instructions as specified in the advertisement.

“Applicants must shun every request for monetary inducement by any person or group of persons, either in person or through fake online accounts.’’

He reiterated the fact that he had no any facebook account or accounts and urged applicants to report any exploitation to - immigrationpro@gmail.com.

He urged the public to visit the NIS official online account - www.immigration.gov.ng for further information and clarification.

BREAKING NEWS: ISIS Claims Responsibility For Manchester Attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for bombing a pop concert in the British city of Manchester and killing 22 people, including children.
The group said in a statement published on its social media channels that “one of the caliphate’s soldiers placed bombs among the crowds,” and threatened more attacks. (AFP)

Details to come…

I may contest 2018 gov poll, says Fayose

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State said on Monday that he would contest in court his removal from office during his first term tenure.
Speaking in  a live broadcast on Ekiti State Television in Ado-Ekiti on Monday evening, Fayose who was explaining why he chose to put his image on a campaign posters across the state, said that since the apex court had said that his impeachment in 2006 was illegal, he would then have to approach the same court to interpret what that ruling meant and also consider seeking a re-election in 2018.

He said, “The continuity poster you see my image in and which is spreading across the state can be interpreted in two ways. First is the need for me to ask the apex court to explain its 2014 ruling that my so called impeachment in 2014 was illegal, null and void and consider a re-election in 2018 so that I can complete my term.

“Second is for me to get our own man,  one who is like Ayo Fayose to continue after my tenure in 2018.”

He emphasised that the case as to whether he was entitled to complete his tenure or not must first be determined before there could be another governorship election in the state in 2018.

NAN reported that Fayose got sworn-in for the first term tenure in May 2003, but got his tenure terminated through impeachment on Oct. 16, 2006.

Meanwhile, the governor has said that he was not bothered by the ongoing strike by fuel dealers in the state.

He said he would not rescind his decision to stop further erection of filling stations in residential areas, even if they strike for one year.

He said full demolition of such fuel stations, including those erected near schools would commence on Tuesday.

Besides, he placed a ban on commercial activities in all fuel stations that were currently on strike.

Graphic Photos Of Deadly Kidnappers Shot Dead By Security Operatives (See Photos)

It is the end of the road for two deadly kidnappers as they were shot dead after kidnapping a hotel owner in Anambra state.

The alleged kidnappers were shot dead by the police

Two deadly kidnappers have met their untimely death after they stormed the popular Lounge 24 Night Club and kidnapped the manager, Chidi Ojukwu aka Odaa Opuo.

According to the Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) responded to the call after being alerted, trailed the kidnap suspects to a lonely area in Urum where they engaged them in a shoot. Two of the suspects were killed while the third ran into the bush seriously injured. The victim was rescued unhurt.
 
 The police are said to have discovered their arms cache and are on the search to pick the wounded gang member believed to be lying dead somewhere in the bush.

Nigerian Man Rocks Biafran Colour at His Graduation From a US University (Photos)

A Nigerian man has shown support for Biafra after he rocked a customized Biafran-cap on his graduation day in a US University.

A Nigerian man has caused a stir after he wore a customized Biafran cap for his graduation from a university in the United states.


The man graduated with Msc in Political Sc (International Security, and Deterrence) from a University in the United States and wrote: “Biafra defender just graduated with his Msc in Political Sc (International Security, & Deterrence). All glory & thanks to Chukwu Abiama“

Nigerians React After Photo of Gov. Wike’s “Special” Handshake Surfaces

On Monday, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, accused the Minister of Transportation and the immediate past governor of the state, Rotimi Amaechi, of forming a new cult group with the aim of creating security crisis in the state.
A ‘No-chill’ Nigerian Who allegedly wants to prove the Governor wrong digged up a photo of the governor’s “controversial” handshake with a young man right on stage of an event​ to mark #RiversAt50 Jubilee celebration.

The governor was captured in a “claw” handshake, which some have said is one of the ways of greeting a fellow cult member. Nigerians are now insinuating that the Governor may be part of a cult group.

See their reactions below



Mr. Wike, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, who was sworn in as governor on May 29, 2015, has been having a running political battle with Mr. Amaechi, his predecessor and member of the All Progressives Congress.

According to a statement by his media aide, Simeon Nwakaudu, the governor said the cult group formed by the minister was christened “New Rivers Cult Group.”

The governor also alleged that Mr. Amaechi inaugurated the group at a private residence in Woji area of Port Harcourt, the state capital after which he (minister) distributed N500, 000 to its members from each of the 23 local government areas.

He also alleged that the group was being coordinated by the duo of Ojukaye Flag Amachree and Oji Ngofa, who he said were mobilized by the minister.
 
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