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Nov 27, 2015

Photos: Mercy Johnson Shows Off Her Huge Baby Bump and 2 Kids to Celebrate Thanksgiving in the US

Mercy Johnson shows off her 2 kids and growing baby bump as they stepped out for thanksgiving with her hubby's family in the US.

Happy thanksgiving to them! See more photos inside...

Buhari's policies annoying and sending away investors- Bloomberg

International Business magazine, Bloomberg yesterday published an article title "Buhari Bounce Becomes Bust as Nigeria Policies Irk Investors". The article states that President Buhari's policies since assuming office has continued to chase investors away and has dashed the hopes of many who believed in him when he assumed office. Read the full text of the article below

South Africa Threatens To Jail Pastor Chris Oyakhilome for Commercialization of Religion and Abuse of People’s Beliefs

The South African government has threatened a jail term for Chris Oyakhilome if his church, Christ Embassy, fails to release its financial records, the South African-based News24 is reporting.

The Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities said several religious leaders in the country could be jailed if they fail to comply with the demands of the commission.

The commission said it was investigating the commercialization of religion and abuse of people’s beliefs and had summoned several churches to appear before it with their ordination certificate, registration certificate, bank statements, and annual financial statements from 2012.

Buhari Has Failed Nigerian Youth - Dasuki, APC National Youth Leader Fault Buhari’s Appointments

National Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Ibrahim Dasuki Jalo, yesterday declared that the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has failed to carry the Nigerian youth along.

He said that the practice of “use and dump” of the youth after each election should be stopped forth with, saying it was counter-productive. Jalo spoke against the background that no youth made it as a minister in the cabinet of President Buhari.

The APC youth leader spoke yesterday in Abuja at a workshop organized for the APC youth in collaboration with the International Republican Institute (IRI), with the theme “The Role of Youths in post-election era.”

42-Year-Old Herbalist Abducts Minors for Four Years, Turning Them to Sex Slaves

Two stolen kids that were rescued by the Cross River State Police Command on Thursday said they were made sex slaves by a herbalist, Emmanuel Akpan-Okon, who held them hostage for four years.
The kids, Esther Wisdom and Felicia Destiny, both aged 11, said in the four years that they were held hostage, the herbalist raped them almost every day.

Akpan-Okon (42) was arrested by the police following a tip-off that he specialised in the preparation of charms for armed robbers.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Henry Fadairo, said the rescued kids were abducted from their parents separately from Onitsha, Anambra State, and Auchi, Edo State.

Nov 26, 2015

Photos: Emir Of Kano inaugurated as UNIBEN Chancellor

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Mohammad Sanusi II, was inaugurated yesterday 25th of November, as the ninth Chancellor of the University of Benin. After the cut are some photos from the event....

48 Deported Nigerians from UK Over Immigration-Related Offences Stranded at Airport

No fewer than 48 Nigerians were deported by the United Kingdom Government on Wednesday over immigration-related offences.

Our correspondents learnt that the deportees – 44 males and 4 females – came aboard a chartered flight, Titan Airways no ZT3931, at 8am at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos State.

The deportees were said to have been stranded at the airport waiting for families and friends to come for them.

It was gathered that while 26 of the deportees had passports, 22 others were issued Emergency Travel Certificates by the Nigerian High Commission in the UK.

Photos: France to Support Nigeria to Fight Insurgency - Defence HQ Nigeria

In concerted effort towards a successful fight against terrorism, the French Government has promised to cooperate with the Federal Government to further strengthen the bilateral discussions on security relations existing between the two Nations.

The French Director of Military Intelligence, Lieutenant General Christophe Gomart gave this assurance when he paid a courtesy visit on the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja.

Man Finally Speaks Out After Declared Wanted for Withdrawing N45m Wrongly Paid into His Account

Navy Capt. Jerry Obike Ogbonna

Few days ago, Jerry Obike Ogbonna was reportedly declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for withdrawing large sum of money wrongly credited into his account.

A statement from EFCC read;

Roli Bode George Appointed Acting Chairman of NDLEA

Roli Bode George has been appointed as the first female acting Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Vanguard reports.

Her appointment comes after the retirement of Alhaji Ahmadu Giade who left the agency after serving for 10 years.

The report further states “George is generally perceived as an unobtrusive goal- getter and a quiet but formidable achiever, who has the requisite field training and solid academic credentials to give the NDLEA the cutting edge leadership in the crucial war against drug trafficking and substance abuse.“

Roli Bode George is wife of PDP chieftain, Bode George.

Photos of Buhari, Osinbajo, Tinubu, Amaechi, others at HID Awolowo's funeral

Chief Mrs HID Awolowo who died in September was buried at her husband's home in Ikenne Ogun state today November 25th. Continue to see more photos...

Nov 25, 2015

Photos: Meet The New Ambassador Of Peace, 2Face Idibia, the "Tafidan Kudendan" of Kudendan

Congratulations to him!

EFCC Arrests Amnesty Office Consultants And Contractors Over Billion Naira Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today arrested eight consultants and contractors of the Presidential Amnesty Programme. A source at the Commission gave the names of the suspects as Kanmi Adediran, Tumo Yetunde. Collins Omokhojie, Oluboye Adedokun, Ugala Jaachinma, Olukoya Olusegun Godwin, Oyinmi-ebi Bribena and Olukayode Raimi.

They were taken into custody early today and are still being quizzed by a team of operatives at the headquarters of the EFCC in the Wuse area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The source disclosed that the arrest of the suspects is in continuation of the Commission’s investigation of the tenure of Kingsley Kuku as head of the Presidential Amnesty Office. Kuku has been out of the country since news of the investigation leaked in the media, ostensibly on medical grounds.

Black Woman Loses Job Offer Because She Refused to Take Out Her Braids

A black woman named Lara Odoffin is alleging that a company offered her a job, but then withdrew the offer all because she refused to take out her braids.

Odoffin took to her Facebook page to share her experience:

As seen in Kaduna yesterday...:-)

A customer making a withdrawal wore two trousers to the bank. As he got his money, he took the first trouser down to put the money in the inner trouser. This happened in Kaduna. Lol

See the custom made Pope mobile to be used by Pope Francis during his tour of Africa

Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive in Nairobi, Kenya on Wednesday for his first tour in Africa. He will also visit Uganda and the Central African Republic. Isuzu Kenya posted images of the Pope mobile on its official Facebook page on Tuesday.

Security Alert! NYSC Bans Wearing of Long Hijabs in Camp

Director General of NYSC, Brigadier General Johnson Olawumi

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Johnson Olawumi has placed a ban on the use of long hijabs in NYSC camps during orientation exercises around the country because of Nigeria's lingering security crisis.

The DG made this known while speaking yesterday in Abuja during a courtesy visit by the League of Muslims Youth in Da’awah. The National Coordinator of the league, Barrister Lukman Hassan said their visit was because of the order banning female Muslims corps members from wearing hijabs in orientation camps across the states. Hassan requested for a review to allow every citizen their rights to religion and expression.

Nov 24, 2015

Photos: Iyanya Named As Cross River State Ambassador to Kick Off Calabar 2015 Carnival in December

Congratulations to You Iyanya As Cross River State Ambassador and set to kick off Calabar 2015 Carnival in December.

He was with The Executive Governor Of Cross River State, Ben Ayade and Senator Florence Ita-Giwa. See more photos inside...

Photos From Actress Oge Okoye's Star Studded Birthday Bash with Ini Edo, Rukky Sanda, Ebube Nwagbo and Others

Nollywood actress, Oge Okoye, clocked 35 recently and she threw a lavish party in Lagos, where her friends in the entertainment industry gathered to celebrate with her, on Sunday, November 22, 2015.

Those spotted at the party includes Phyno, Gideon Okeke, Ini Edo, Rukky Sanda, Ebube Nwagbo, Destiny Amaka, Ehiz of MTV Base, Emmanuel Ikubuese and some other celebrities.

Happy birthday to Oge! See more photos inside...

Man Wanted by EFCC for Allegedly Withdrawing N45million Which was Mistakenly Credited into His Account by the Central Bank of Nigeria

The public is hereby notified that Jerry Ogbonna Obike Phillip, whose photograph appears below, is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a case of stealing.

Phillip allegedly withdrew the sum of N45, 000,000.00 (Forty Five million naira) which was mistakenly credited into his account in a new generation bank by the Central Bank of Nigeria before the money could be reversed to its rightful owner.