“It happened on Wednesday night at down Marina at about 8:30pm – 9pm. he was robbing a house and was caught by a local vigilante group there.” said anything anonymous police source. “When angry mob got to hear that there was robbery on going, they over powered the local vigilante group, took the suspect from their custody, dealt with him decisively, he has a lot of machete cuts, he was seriously beaten before we arrived.” “When we arrived, we met Operation Skolombo and DSS and we took him to the hospital, he was gasping as if he would die, on reaching the hospital he was already dead.” A locally made pistol and a mask he was using was recovered from him.
President Donald Trump yesterday hosted African leaders to Lunch at the sidelines of 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. While speaking at the Lunch, Trump hailed Africa's business potential, saying many of his friends are moving to the continent to do business so that they can get rich. "Africa has a tremendous business potential. I have so many friends going to your countries, trying to get rich. I congratulate you. They're spending a lot of money. For American firms, it's really become a place that they have to go, that they want to go." he said
Canadian born singer, Justin Bieber is clearly passing through a phase in life. First he cancelled his tour, began going to church and now he's identifying with the Black Lives Matter movement.
Not long ago, he shared a post with the Black Live Matter logo and a caption that reads, 'I am a white Canadian and I will never know what it feels like to be an african American but what I do know is I am willing to stand up and use my voice to shine light on racism, because it's a real thing and it's more prevalent now than I have ever seen in my lifetime.. we are all Gods children and we are ALL EQUAL'.
Grammy award-winning singer, Janet Jackson has debunked rumours that she may be getting back together with her ex and music producer, Jermaine Dupri, following her split from Qatari billionaire husband Wissam Al Mana. Earlier this week, news surfaced this week that newly-single Janet Jackson who dated Jermaine Dupri for seven years before they separated in 2009, might be considering giving him another chance. A source who recently spoke told E! News says Janet Jackson is single and not so ready to mingle. The source said the singer and mother of one is only concentrating on her 'State of the World” tour across the U.S. “Jermaine and Janet have remained friends through all these years and never lost touch. They had a period when they broke up and didn’t talk for a bit but overcame that and found friendship again,” the insider said. “Jermaine has a crazy love for Janet and they have been speaking more since the breakup. Janet and Jermaine trust each other and they have a history.” The i…
In a statement released by Laolu Akande,Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the President, one of the areas where Nigeria can be very proud is in the arts and entertainment industry, where talented Nigerians continue to show and exceed world-class performance standards, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo while receiving the cast of Wakaa:The Musical earlier today at the Presidential Villa noted that the industry has indeed proved clearly that “without anybody, even government coming to their aid, they can hold their own.” But he also added that the Buhari administration would lend its support in “whatever way we are able.” Recalling that he had seen some of the performances of the group, the Vice President noted that “it’s absolutely amazing, extremely professional.” Commending the work of Nigerian actors, artists and performance especially in the creative industry, he stated that “we don't even need to compare ourselves. The Nigerian entert…
Reality stars, Kim, Khloe, Kourtney Kardashian and Kris Jenner are being sued for $32 million by their former marketer who they failed to pay a share of the profit made from Kardashian Beauty line. John LaBonty, the CEO and President of Boldface, a company that markets beauty products, alleges that Kim, Khloe and Kourtney along with momager Kris Jenner failed to pay him an agreed five percent share of profits from their beauty products, TMZ reported. According to the lawsuit, the Kardashians gave Boldface an exclusive deal to market all its beauty stuff after the launch of the Kardashian Beauty line back in 2012. Later in 2014, the company was acquired by another company but LaBonty is claiming it didn't affect his interest. According to him, he had a 5% equity interest in all products in the Kardashian Beauty line. He says the Kardashian women stopped making any effort to market, promote and support the line and crumbled the company's ability to make money off the products. In t…
Pablo Escobar's 71-year-old brother, Roberto de Jesus Escobar Gaviria, is suing Netflix for $1 billion over the popular series "Narcos" which dramatised Pablos Escobar, the Colombian drug kingpin. According to the Hollywood Reporter. Gaviria, who owns Escobar Inc., filed the suit last year after taking issue with Netflix’s use of Pablo Escobar’s name, and his story, without permission. Escobar's surviving brother, Gaviria, suggested the show's producers are not cut out for filming in such cartel-infested locales as Mexico and Colombia. He went on to threaten them by adding that they would benefit from the hiring of "hitmen as security". He also threatened to "close their little show" if the streaming giant failed to provide a $1 billion payment to his company, Escobar Inc., for intellectual property violations. Speaking to the Hollywood Reporter from his home in Colombia, Gaviria said: "I don't want Netflix or any other film production …
CELEBRITIES WHO HAVE GONE BROKE – THERE IS AN OLD SAYING: “EASY COME, EASY GO.” Well, celebrities can definitely agree. Maybe it didn’t come that easily, but the quickly earned money can surely disappear as fast as it came. After earning dozens of millions during their careers, it is hard to imagine how in the world these famous people manage to lose their fortune. It seems that you need to have a special kind of talent to declare bankruptcy after obtaining that much money. You can probably guess the cause – bad management, a crisis in the world of finance, divorces, not paying taxes or just being greedy; the fact is solid – all these celebrities went bankrupt at least once. Their stories can teach us lessons: every time you face financial problems, you can say something like: “This is nothing. If 50 Cent can lose all those millions and be just fine, why should I stress about 2,000$?” It can be a good stress reliever; don’t you think? These celebrities prove that being rich and famous d…
An officer of the Nigeria Police Force has vowed to kill 200 people if President Muhammadu Buhari dies . The police officer, Inusa Saidu Biu from Biu , a local government area in Southern Borno State , alleged that Buhari had earlier been poisoned but was saved by God . He described the 74 - year - old president as a cat with nine lives . Commentators on the policeman’ s timeline , however , criticised him for making such a statement , some even venturing to say the 200 he will kill will all be his family . See the post below. The Force Public Relations Officer , CSP Moshood Jimoh , who spoke to our correspondent on the telephone , said the police headquarters was already aware of the post . He said investigation had commenced with a view to know whether Biu was actually a policeman. He said , “ We have seen the post and we are investigating it. Anybody can post anything on social media . We first need to ascertain if that man is a policeman , and the necessary procedure will be taken . A p…
Delta State Police command have arrested one 49 year old Clement
Silver from Tiv in Benue State for allegedly arranging his own kidnap
to fraudulently obtain money from his wife.
He was apprehended alongside his accomplice, Mr. Sunday Kibechukwu, 33, who acted as the kidnapper at his hideout beside Camelite Paint, Agbor, Delta state. The suspect while confessing to the crime said his intention was to
force his wife to pay his demand, adding that he needed the money to
boost his lottery/betting business (Bet Naija). He said he was retrenched as a security officer with UBA bank, Agbor,
last year, and since then, he has been managing with the
lottery/betting business while his wife deals in poultry business. According to him;
“I connived with Sunday to
frame my kidnap in order to collect money from my wife because I needed
it to boost my business with the intention of paying her back after my
business improves. I chose not to ask my wife to loan me the money because I am very
Efforts directed at identifying the individuals responsible for
assaulting two women in Lagos appears to have yielded some fruit as
Kehinde Bamigbetan, the Chairman of Ejigbo Local Government Area, where
the crime was believed to have been perpetrated, has waded into the
case. In a viral video circulated online, two females were seen beaten by
an unidentified mob after been accused of stealing pepper at the Ejigbo
market. One of the victims was left traumatized after getting her eyes
andprivate parts smeared with pepper during this barbaric act. Giving an update on his findings which was reportedly done with the
help of law enforcement agents, Bamigbetan said the crime was committed
around February 2013 and efforts are ongoing to locate the victims so
that more information can be obtained with a view to prosecuting the
perpetrators of the crime. According to him: “I promised an update in 24 hours. This
incident took place in the central market, Iyana Ejigbo, Ejigbo LCDA in
Police in Anambra have arrested a woman who tortured a
7-year-old girl Chidimma by burning her with a hot knife and pouring
pepper into her vagina. According to a Facebook user, the woman burnt the little
girl with a hot knife after severally flogging her and pouring pepper
into her private part for eating crayfish and licking sugar. The suspect is currently helping the police in their investigation.
And the beef goes on.... Recall that few days ago, rapper Yung6ix called out comedian Akpororo after he made a joke about him at a concert in Ilorin saying that
he should have used the 3.9million he spent on drinks at a night club
to buy a hit song as he has none. Read previous story here. Yung6ix's DJ, Baddest DJTimmy has also joined in the beef. He went
ballistic on Akpororo and his wife on Instagram. He made videos calling
out Akpororo saying his wife and mother of his child was a sex slave and
had aborted six times for PD, a dancer. He also said Akpororo begged to
marry her and advised him to get a paternity test done as his child
may be someone else's.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo says the administration of
President Buhari has not disappointed him. In a recent interview with
BBC’s Focus on Africa, Obasanjo said, 'President Buhari, I have said,
has not disappointed me because the areas which we knew he was strong,
he has performed fairly well'.
Obasanjo also noted that not “everyone will be satisfied” with Buhari’s anti-corruption war.
Obasanjo, who was one of Buhari’s supporters in the build-up to the 2015
election, insisted he would only support the current leader for
re-election in 2019, should Buhari seek it, after he must have reviewed
his performance towards the end of his current four-year term.
The paramount ruler of the Ijebu people of Ogun State, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona has lauded telecommunications giant, Globacom for being pivotal to the development of the cultures and traditions that bind Nigerians together. The Monarch who also gave kudos to the Chairman of the company, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jnr. said posterity would remember the business guru for adding vent to the promotion of tourism through his company's sponsorships of festivals in the nation. Oba Adetona said these at the recently concluded Ojude Oba festival which was held in Ijebu Ode on Sunday. The festival which Globacom has sponsored for eleven years, is an event during which sons and daughters of Ijebuland converge to pay homage to the king as well as form alliances for the development of the land. Earlier, the Chairman of Globacom in his goodwill address read by Mr. Folu Aderibigbe had charged Nigerian youths to show interest in the histories of the different communities that constitute the …