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Oct 4, 2015

Photos: Several cattle killed after drinking water from posioned river in Borno

The Nigerian Army on September 30th issued a statement saying Boko Haram members had poisoned a river in Kangallam village along Marte and Abadam axis in Borno state which led to the death of many cattle after they drank from the poisoned river. The video of the dead cattle in the river have surfaced. Continue to watch...

Diezani: 3 more ex-ministers risk arrest for graft, money laundering

Three more ministers of ex-president Jonathan are facing possible arrest following Diezani Alison-Madueke, arrest in London on Friday. A source in one of the anti-graft agencies told The Nation last night that Mrs. Alison-Madueke is “just one of the few cases of ex-ministers under investigation.”

“We have at least about three issues at hand but I will not disclose their names. Do not forget that these three cases are outside the matter of ex-Minister Stella Oduah which is stuck in court. We have made our position known on this. The depletion of the $1billion in Sovereign Wealth Fund by about $700m is one of the priority cases with anti-graft agencies. There are also the issues of reckless granting of tax waivers to oil firms.”

A source, who spoke in confidence, said:

Photos: Majek Fashek makes 1st public outing since entering rehab

Reggae star, Majek Fashek who has been in a rehabilitation center in Abuja since August, made his first trip outside rehab last week where he attended Warri Again event on October 1st and visited the Chairman of the Edo State chapter of PMAN Chairman Maleke Idowu on October 2nd..

Alison-Madueke: UK Authorities Started Money Laundering, Corruption Probe In 2013

The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) has disclosed that their agents began a corruption probe of Nigeria’s former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in 2013. The ongoing investigation led to the arrest two days ago of Mrs. Alison-Madueke, who has shuttled between the UK and a few European countries since her cabinet post came to an end with the electoral defeat of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Doctors reattach toddler's decapitated head after horrific car crash

This is nothing short of a miracle! This 16-month-old child, Young Jackson Taylor, has made a miracle recovery after his head was internally decapitated in a car crash .

The toddler was with his mom and sister when they collided head on with another vehicle at 70mph.
The force from the collision was so intense that Jackson's head pulled apart from his neck in an internal decapitation, according to spinal surgeon Dr Geoff Askin.

Oct 3, 2015

Nigerian man sentenced to 12 years in jail in Vietnam for conning with false promises of love.

Oshanugo James Anyasi, 35, was sentenced by a Hanoi court to 12 years in jail Tuesday, September 29, for two separate fraud convictions, including one for pretending to love women and conning them out of money. Oshanugor was convicted of cyber fraud for appropriating other people’s assets.

The love con involved three others, including a Vietnamese woman who is serving a 3-year sentence given in February for the crime.Two other Nigerian men, the alleged masterminds, are still at large.

Photos from Amber Rose's #SlutWalk

The mum of one and 15,000 attendees are walking today, October 3rd in Los Angeles for the fight against double standards against women. Amber Rose's mum is already at the walk, holding up a sign in which she turned Kanye West's "30 showers" remark into a message of self-empowerment at the #SlutWalk event. Amber's manager Nick Canon is also present. Pics continue after the cut. I'm updating them as new ones roll in.

Pres. Buhari makes list of world’s top 50 Muslim leaders

President Buhari has been listed as one of the top 50 muslim leaders in the world. The list was compiled by international Islamic piblication called The Muslim 500. President Buhari was listed as Number 20 on the list.

Other notable Islamic figures in Nigeria that made the list include the Sultan of Sokoto, Saád Abubakar, and a Maiduguri-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim Saleh. Congratulations to them.

Actress Bai Ling uses her crotch as phone holder

Actress Bai Ling stepped out in Beverly Hills wearing a pair of microscopic ripped shorts and a flimsy crocheted vest. The 48-year-old posed for the paps in an alleyway before slipping her phone down her waistband to her private part and she wasn't even wearing undies.

Photos: Mercy Johnson Okojie, hubby and kids sighted in Ireland airport

Pregnant mercy Johnson and her family pictured at Ireland's international airport today. The family attended Miss Nigeria Ireland together yesterday October 2nd.

Photos: Patoranking meets US rapper Fatjoe

Patoranking, who is currently in the US, met the international rap artist in New York today. More pics after the cut...

It’s Nobody’s Business if I Don’t Live with My Husband – Ronke Oshodi-Oke

Busty actress, Ronke Oshodi-Oke, has had her fair share of controversies in the Nigerian movie industry. Among the many stories that have been peddled about her is the issue of her marriage because the fair skinned actress does not live with her husband.

In a chat with Saturday Beats, the actress said that her marriage is intact. She gave reasons why she does not live with her husband.

Photos: Demi Lovato goes nude and make up free for Vanity Fair

Demi Lovato who has made no secret of her struggle with eating disorders in the past, has gone completely nude and make-up free for Vanity Fair photoshoot to prove it is possible to overcome body image battles and learn to "love the skin you're in".

In a video posted by the magazine the 23-year-old, who recently also posed topless for Complex magazine , opens up about how uncomfortable she used to be about her body.

My New Song, ``Somebody Great'', is a Prophesy to Inspire People to Greatness, Says Korede Bello

Korede Bello, the rave of the moment in the music industry, has said that his new song entitled ``Somebody Great’’, is a prophesy to inspire people to greatness.

Bello told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that he wrote the song to make people visualise success in their minds and then work hard to achieve it.

The new song currently enjoys massive airplay on radio just like the first single, entitled ``Godwin’’.

Nicki Minaj Squeezes into a Skintight Dress as She Parties with Meek Mill at Playhouse Night Club in Hollywood

Hip hop queen, Nicki Minaj squeezed into an elegant pin striped mini-dress, showing off her incredible figure as she partied with boyfriend Meek Mill at Playhouse Night Club in Hollywood...

Former Oil Minister Alison-Madueke Granted Bail, Passport Seized, Abuja Home Raided

Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has been released from detention several hours after agents of the UK National Crime Agency arrested her from her plush flat in Westminster City in London.

Mrs. Alison-Madueke had been taken to the Charing Cross Police station in London where she was booked, interrogated and later granted bail. Our source in the UK disclosed that the former minister’s international passport was taken from her to prevent her possible flight from the UK.

On her release, the former minister, who oversaw a series of controversial deals during her tenure as Petroleum Minister under President Goodluck Jonathan, returned to her flat on Edmund’s Terrace in Westminster City.

Bomb Explosions Rock Several Places In Abuja, Casualty Figures Unclear

Several bombs detonated a short time ago in the Kuje, Jikowyi, Maraba and Nyanya area of the Federal Capital Area of Abuja, shattering the peaceful atmosphere that had reigned in Abuja for more than a year.
Victims of bombing in Kuje area of AbujaSahara Reporters Media

A security source told SaharaReporters that they could only confirm two bombings with one detonated just behind Kuje police station. In a separate incident, another bomber detonated explosives at Nyanya area of an earlier bombing in the city.

Oct 2, 2015

See More Photos from the Weird Runway Routine at the Paris Fashion Week That Got People Talking

The models on the runway

Controversial designer, Rick Owens got everyone talking at the Paris Fashion Week when he sent his models down the runway with other models harnessed onto their bodies during his Spring/Summer 2016 collection show.

This has received mix reactions among people. Some saluted it as the peak of creativity due to the attention it generated during the event as well as in the news.

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Don't Compare Me With Anyone - Actress Halima Attack Fans as She Flaunts Nose Ring (Photo)

In what seems like a vague shade at Cynthia Morgan and Eniola Badmus, Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar, says no one should compare her (trending nose ring) with anyone as she has been rocking hers for years.

As expected, the post and caption has generated reactions from her fans, the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Nigeria's former minister of Petroluem Diezani Alison- Madueke was arrested in London today

I guess I can mention names now as some newspapers have carried the story.. Lol. Nigeria's former minister of Petroluem Diezani Alison- Madueke, was arrested in London today alongside four other people by the UK National Crime Agency on behalf of the Nigerian government.

She and the others were arrested for offences related to bribery and corruption being investigated by the UK National Crime Agency. More on this later...