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President Muhammadu Buhari In Cheerful Mood (photo)

Laughing for what??

#CONGRATS!! Elfreda Odeh Emerges Winner Of Finest Girl Beauty Pageants

Miss Elfreda Odeh, representing Taraba, has emerged winner of The Finest Girl Beauty Pageants International.

Odeh beat 37 contestants from across the country at the event, organised by Btv Television Network Limited, a Nigerian Internet station in Abuja on Saturday.

Other winners include Miss Blessing Okoro representing Ebonyi who won the Finest Girl Democracy Nigeria 2015 and Vanessa Dibite, representing Bayelsa, who won the Finest Girl Niger Delta 2015.

Earlier, Mr Barry Johnson, the Chief Executive of the Pageant, said that the show, which is the 8th edition, was designed to promote the traditional heritage of the country and to celebrate successful transition from one democratic rule to another.

He said that the winner would represent the country at world version of the pageant, where she would compete with 150 beauty queens from all over the world.

“The Finest Girl Pageants International has recorded the highest prestige in Nigeria and beyond since inception in 2008 with the…

#JUST IN: Murder Of NURTW Boss Triggers Protest In Ilorin

Transporters under the aegis of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) yesterday barricaded Ilorin/Ajase- Ipo highway in Kwara State to protest the alleged killing of their chairman by a police officer.

The officer who was part of a patrol team that mounted a road block at Ajase- Ipo allegedly fired a shot that killed the transporter identified as Akeem Laduba.

The victim was the Chairman of NURTW for Kabba/Omu Aran/Igbaja axis. According to the protesting transporters, the incident happened when the deceased was trying to intervene in a disagreement between the patrol team and a commercial motorcyclist.

The deceased and the police officers reportedly exchanged hot words which led to a free-for-all.

It was in the process that one of the policemen fired a shot which allegedly killed the man.

Consequently, the transporters stormed the highway yesterday protesting the killing of their leader and disrupting vehicular movement along the highway.

The highway is a busy route for t…

#JAB Celeb: Jaden Smith Wears Dress to Take Amandla Stenberg to Prom

If Jaden Smith's not the best prom date ever, then he's definitely one of the most stylish.

A couple of weeks ago, the 16-year-old son of Will and Jada got all decked out in his white Batman suitto escort Mecca Kalani (a.k.a. Crystal Mec) to the year-end dance. He made the prom scene once again on Friday when he took Amandla Stenberg, who played Rue in The Hunger Games, to her high school prom. (This guy gets around, eh?) Of course, Stenberg took to Instagram to share a few shots from her big night. "Here's to highschool," she wrote alongside the above pic of her and her date in their party attire.

While Jaden opted to leave his superhero costume hanging in the closet this time around, he wore an equally unique outfit to prom no. 2. Smith likes to experiment with "girl clothes,"so it wasn't all that surprising that he showed up in a black-and-white dress, skinny black pants, and a black blazer for the occasion. He accessorized with a fingerless w…

#B'Haram On Fire: Boko Haram storms Yobe towns, sieze foodstuffs

The Chairman of Fika Local Government Area of Yobe State, Alhaji Baba Abare, on Sunday told journalists that the Boko Haram sect attacked two Yobe towns, Fika and Ngalda, on Saturday.

Abare said the militants shot sporadically at the two towns to scare away people so as to have ample opportunity to loot.

He explained that the major targets of the militants were shops in which they looted several food items as well as beverages, saying, however, that no life was loss during the attack.

Fika is about 150 kilometres west of Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, and shares boundary with Gombe State to the south.

A resident of the area, Ibrahim Mohammed, who spoke on the telephone, said the terrorists first launched an attack on Ngalda, which is the Yobe/Gombe border town.

He said they proceeded from Ngalda to Fika town, the headquarters of Fika Local Government Area of Yobe State.

Mohammed said during the assault on Fika, the terrorists burnt down the local government secretariat, the magist…

#Boko Haram: Drama as Boko Haram bomber hits Maiduguri market, Four injured

An Improvised Explosive Device, believed to be planted by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect, on Sunday exploded at a popular market, Gamboru Market in Maiduguri, living four persons critically injured, a member of the youth vigilance group in the town, Abba Modu, told our correspondent on the telephone.

In the last 48 hours, the Borno State capital has come under the attack of the terrorists on no fewer than three occasions.

On Saturday morning, the insurgents were repelled by the military when an attempt was made to invade the town. It was gathered that 16 persons were killed in that attack.

On Saturday afternoon, a mosque located at the main market in the town, Monday Market, was attacked by a suicide bomber, during which 26 persons were reportedly killed and 28 others injured.

The attack on Gamboru market, according to Modu, happened at about 1.30pm.

This he said caused pandemonium in part of the town as people hurriedly locked up their shops and fled for safety while the s…

NAWA O! US Secretary Of State, John Kerry breaks leg in bicycle accident

United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, was on Sunday in Geneva flown to a hospital with a broken leg following a bicycle accident in the French Alps.

The spokesman for the US mission in Geneva disclosed that the secretary had broken his leg.

Kerry’s Spokesman, John Kirby, also confirmed that the 71-year-old Kerry was taken by helicopter to Geneva University Hospital, where he was conscious and in stable condition with a leg injury.

He said the accident occurred in Scionzier, a town near the border with Switzerland, around 9.40am.

Kirby said the secretary was attended to by a physician and paramedics travelling in his motorcade.

Kerry had conducted talks on Saturday in Geneva with Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, as part of ongoing efforts to forge a comprehensive agreement about Tehran’s disputed nuclear programme ahead of a June 30 deadline.

He had been due to fly to Madrid later on Sunday to meet with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and King Felipe VI. on Tuesday.

#KIDNAP: Gunmen abduct commissioner of Land in Kogi State

Gunmen, numbering about five, on Sunday kidnapped the Commissioner of Land in Kogi State, Mr. Steven Mayaki.

An eyewitness, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told journalists in Lokoja that the five gunmen trailed and kidnapped the commissioner at his farm in Osara village, Adavi Local Government Area of the state on Sunday morning.

According to him, the gunmen stormed Mayaki’s farm in a Prado Jeep, forcibly picked up the commissioner and drove away the victim away to an unknown destination.

Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Adebayo Collins, confirmed the kidnap, adding that the command was doing everything possible to rescue the commissioner unhurt.

Collins said, “It is true the commissioner was kidnapped but the command is on top of the matter.”

The state High Court Judge, Justice Samuel Obayomi, who was kidnapped last Monday, has yet to be released.

The judge’s orderly, Mr. Usman Musa, was shot dead in the encounter.

The kidnappers later demanded N150m…

Death rumour made me go viral - Angela Okorie

Sometime last year, there was a viral rumour that actress Angela Okorie passed on. In a chat with Sunday Sun, she said it made her more popular.

"Yes I have. The thing is that sponsors of such do not realise that such evil campaigns usually turn out a publicity campaign for their victims. I was actually working on set when they started that rumour and suddenly my phone line became inundated with calls. A lot of people were crying and raising concern. And I told them that I was alive and kicking. That death-rumour incident made me to realise how much people loved me. It even made me more popular. The evil peddlers had only added many more years to my life. So, I don’t care about what people say about me."

On her husband, the mother of one said,

"I always try to keep my home and my profession apart. But I can confirm to you that my husband loves me and understands me so much. And that is what matters most to me".

#TRAGEDY AS: Boko Haram Insurgents Razes Ngalda and Fika Towns In Yobe State

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on May 30, 2015, reportedly stormed two Yobe towns, burning down a police station and several government buildings.

Report has it that the militants attacked Ngalda and Fika towns, Fika LGA, on Saturday evening. In Ngalda they sized fuel and robbed provision stores. Then the insurgents invaded Fika.

According to a resident of Fika, Malam Ahmadu Maikano, the gunmen entered the town in two hilux vans and opened fire.

“They burnt down police station, local government secretariat, LEA and departments of health, works,”he said.

Fortunately, no casualties were recorded. However, Maikano disclosed that the locals had been suspicious of the fighters’ advancement.

“That’s why many residents didn’t sleep in Ngalda and Fika, we all fled to save places,” Maikano added.

Toyin Gbadegesin, Yobe state police public relation officer, could not confirm the incident but vowed to call the police commissioner in the area to clarify the matter.

In a related report, suspected…

WATCH VIDEO: Tspize - Like To Dance

Hapi Musik hit music producer/artiste TSpize serves us with the visuals to his melodious hit single “Like To Dance“.

The song just got a further push with the released of this well directed visuals by renowned video director Daniel Ugo.

Watch and Enjoy!!!


Powerful 7.8 magnitude quake hits Japan

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Japanese coast Saturday, geologists said, shaking buildings in Tokyo and setting off car alarms, an AFP correspondent reported.

Despite the huge power of the quake, there was no risk of a tsunami, The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported.

Residential buildings swayed for around a minute as the quake built in intensity at around 8.30pm (1130 GMT).

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The epicentre was 676 kilometres (422 miles) below the Earth's surface. It was centred on a remote spot in the Pacific Ocean around 870 kilometres south of Tokyo, the US Geological Survey said.

Yoshiyuki Sasamoto, who runs a traditional guest house on Chichijima, one of the closest inhabited places to the epicentre, told NHK the shaking had been violent.

"Initially a weaker quake hit and it stopped. Then the big one came. It was so strong that I couldn't stand still and couldn't walk," he said.

Both runways at Narita Airp…

#BACK IN THE DAYS: I used to beg for money to eat — Tonto Dikeh


There are many sides to everybody. For Tonto Dikeh, it seems the side that is well known is the wild one.

Controversial as many may think this singer and actress is, she does have her subtle side and she laid it on the line for everyone to see in an Instagram post on Wednesday by telling whoever cares to listen her story of humble beginning.

“Growing up life was not easy, not after I lost my mom at the age of three. Though I thank my step mom for keeping up with my rudeness and stubbornness. Sometimes, I felt like killing myself but God saw me through that stage in my life and sometimes I sit and ask God why me?

At the age of twenty, I said to myself `I wouldn’t ask my dad for money- I wanted to be independent. I tried traveling to UK but I got refused at Nigerian Embassy, not because my documents were not complete but because I didn’t have the connection to pass through” she stated.

“University life was so hard for me, handouts I could not afford, I begged from hand to mou…

#CHANGE: Buhari, Osinbajo declare assets

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have declared their assets to the Code of Conduct Bureau as required by the Constitution.

The head of Buhari’s media team, Garba Shehu, in a statement on Saturday, said the President and Vice President submitted their assets declaration forms separately on Thursday. Shehu added that the CCB, through its Chairman, Sam Saba, on Friday acknowledged the receipt of the forms.

He said Buhari’s declarant identity was given as: President: 000001/2015.

Shehu however did not disclose the contents of the assets declaration forms. “By declaring their assets, President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo may have not only fulfilled the requirements of the Nigerian Constitution, but also fulfilled the first of their many campaign promises. “While seeking election into the highest office in the land, the President had promised Nigerians that he would publicly declare his assets as soon as he took over government,” he wrote.

The Nigerian C…

Wanted Nyako returns to Nigeria

Former Governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtal Nyako(retd.), is returning to Nigeria today, Saturday.

Nyako, who is coming from London via Lufthansa Airline flight, is expected to land in Abuja this evening.

One of his political aides, who spoke with our correspondent on condition of anonymity, said Nyako decided to return to Nigeria following the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari as the President.

Nyako fled the country following his controversial impeachment by the Adamawa State House of Assembly.

His impeachment, which he is still contesting in court, was said to have been as a result of his disagreement with former President Goodluck Jonathan.

The former naval chief had accused the then President of having hands in the Boko Haram menace ravaging the North-East.

He also wrote a lengthy letter to the former President, accusing him of being anti-people.

Nyako was one of the five governors that defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress at the heig…

How cute is this - GEJ and Buhari Kid Version

Kids dressed up as Buhari and GEJ..They nailed it!

The Famous Abuja Gold Water Party is Here Again - May Sunday 31st!!!!!

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Nigerians should stop calling Jonathan a hero - Adokiye

When former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan called President Muhammadu Buhari after the 2015 presidential election to concede defeat, many applauded him as a gentleman who has the interest of the country at heart. Many went as far as calling him the hero of our time. So were his many friends in the entertainment industry. But it seems singer and actress, Adokiye would remember the leader for a different reason.


“ I feel really bad for the Nigerians calling President Jonathan a hero. Hero to who please?” she asked disdainfully. “ Why waste your saliva and brain on someone who has brought poverty, national blackout, danger, unemployment, terror and insecurity to our dear nation” she said.

“Don’t get me wrong, he was my president before now. His wife is even from my mum’s village, Ogu Bolo in Okrika and I know her home. So, they are my people. But my dear, he disappointed me. Someone that has seen poverty before but was blessed by God to change mankind. What did he do?


COOL: Check Out Goodluck Jonathan's New Home In Otuoke, Bayelsa State

As Muhammadu Buhari is being sworn in as Nigeria’s new president, here are photos of President Goodluck Jonathan’s Otuoke home.

Although it has been reportedly said that the Nigeria’s First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan is unhappy about the decision of the outgoing president to resettle at his country home in Otuoke, Bayelsa state, after he hands over, work has been ongoing in the Otuoke home to meet up with the arrival of Jonathan.

Labourers were seen putting finishing touches to five buildings at Jonathan’s residence, while two roadblocks, mounted by the operatives of Battalion 5 of the Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield, were situated on either side of the spacious compound. Also, movements were restricted around the premises and no one has been allowed to take photographs of the buildings.

In fact, a Punch Newspaper reporter was arrested by soldiers for taking photographs of the compound.

Below are the first photos of the buildings that we got:

MUSKETEERS!! Omotola ,Yemi Alade and Waje fight poverty through music

*From left to right: Omotola, Waje & Yemi-Alade

Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Singers, Waje and Yemi Alade recently collaborated with One campaign to launch Strong Girl, a new song and music video aimed at empowering women and girls around the world.

Nine artistes from seven African countries came together in South Africa earlier this month to write and record this song. Speaking at a press briefing held last week, at the Four Point Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, Omotola explained why she got involved in the campaign.

According to her, “I am fortunate to be a young woman living her dreams, a trailblazer of my generation.

I also recognize that many women and girls are not so fortunate, women and girls are disproportionately affected by girl to join my sisters from across the continent to tell the world that we can’t fight the injustice of extreme poverty without fighting the immense gender inequality that persists.”

The song was produced by Cobhams Asuquo, while the m…

Nollywood meets performers in Superstar

Leading acts in the nation’s entertainment industry recently regrouped to thrill theatre goers in a new and riveting international film, “Superstar” produced by US-based Nigerian-born filmmaker, Tony Abulu.

*Inyaya & Oniga

“Superstar,” which painstakingly tells the story of a talented and aspiring young Nigerian musician from the ghetto and seeking stardom in the competitive Nigerian music industry, would hit cinemas nationwide on June 5, courtesy of Silverbird Distributions.

Leading the pack of famous entertainers who dazzled in the big budget film are music star, Iyanya; comedian turned actor, AY; Nollywood newest sensation, Angel Ufuoma; and rising hip hop act, Tekno.

Others are: veteran actor Jide Kosoko, Tina Amuziam, and Rachael Oniga. Comedy sensations, Funnybone; Pencil, ex-Mister Nigeria, Bryan Okwara, and Lilian Esoro are also among.
Abulu, who doubles as the CEO of Black Ivory Limited, an entertainment company with over 30 years experience in filmmaking, international d…

GOBE!! Jonathan’s cousins’ abductors demand N50m ransom

Two abducted cousins of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience Egbeni and Kate Eni, will be missing in action as the former President returns home.

Nine days after their abduction by six gunmen in military uniform, Patience and Eni are still held hostage by their abductors.

It was learnt that the gunmen, after about five days, established contacts with their families and demanded N50m ransom to set them free.

The ex-President’s cousins were kidnapped at their stores along the riverbank of Akempli, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.

The bandits were said to have stormed the riverbank of Akempli at about 8.30am on May 20 and seized the women.

The hoodlums forced their victims into a waiting speedboat and took them to an unknown destination.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Butswat Asinim, said the victims had not been released.

Asinim, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, said he was not aware of the ransom demand, adding that security agencies were stil…

APC youths besiege Aso Rock to see Buhari

Hundreds of youths, suspected to be members of the All Progressives Congress, on Friday laid siege to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, in their desperate bid to have an audience with President Muhammadu Buhari.

The youths, who were seen brandishing APC banners and brooms, the party’s symbol, moved to the Supreme Court Gate of the Villa straight from the Eagles Square, where Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo were inaugurated earlier in the day.

They had earlier succeeded in overwhelming the security cordon mounted on major roads leading to Eagle Square during the inauguration.

But their attempts to gain access into the Presidential Villa were resisted by security operatives at the gate.

The security operatives succeeded in pushing back the youths.

They however refused to leave the vicinity.

They gathered on a bridge in front of the gate and were chanting solidarity songs.

The youths were still standing under the scorching sun on the bridge at the time of filing this report while st…

Learn How To Say Your Name In Sign Language

Sign "Hi." To do so, make a closed "5" hand shape. Put your thumb on the side of your forehead and slightly pull away.

Sign "My". Place your hand on your chest as in when you say the 'Pledge of Allegiance'.

Sign "Name." make the "U" hand shapes with your right and left hands. right over left in front of you. and tap your right fingers on the left. Make sure your fingers are erect, like long, low walls, and that they form a sort of "x" shape.

Sign your name. Here, you would fingerspell your name.

Put it together to sign "Hi, my name is _____." Make sure you keep the order outlined above: The ASL syntax for "Hi, my name is _____" is actually HI, MY NAME _______". There is no need to sign "is".

WATCH VIDEO: Pepenazi - Fifemayo

The Feeling and bond shared between mother and child, real lovers, husband and wife, family members, unborn child, is that kind of love the world need to share.

Remember joy comes with love. “Fifemayo” is a classic rendition by fast rising versatile rap act, Pepenazi whose presence in the industry is steadily getting conversant. This sound is quite eclectic and extremely touching for those of you who believe in that universal word called love. The song is produced by Teemode Beatz.

The video which is directed by Emedike Obinna and Sheffy clearly shows the young ones as beautiful gifts from God, displaying the joy that comes from seeing the young ones around.

Watch, enjoy and share your thoughts.

DOWNLOAD Pepenazi - Fifemayo

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Photos Of Buhari When He Was Sworn In 1983 And In 2015

First: Gen. Buhari when he was sworn in as Head of State in 1983 and second in 2015, today as he was sworn in as a democratically elected president.

INTERESTING: Gunmen kidnap teacher, injure three pupils in Benin State

There was pandemonium at the Uselu Secondary School, Benin, Edo State, on Thursday when some armed men stormed the school premises and abducted a teacher, Iguodala Chosen.

It was gathered that the gunmen had arrived at the school, located in the Egor Local Government Area of the state, in a vehicle at about 12.05pm and shot sporadically into the air, causing pupils and other teachers to scamper for safety.

It was learnt that they forced the teacher into their vehicle, after stabbing three pupils, who tried to prevent the men from abducting their teacher.

Newsmen reported that the affected students, who sustained cuts in the chest, head and arm, were later rushed to an undisclosed hospital.

The students were, however, thrown into wild jubilation when the abducted teacher was seen entering the premises, when our correspondent arrived at the school at about 2pm.

The teacher said gunmen had told him that he was abducted because of a fight between two students in the school, but was later…

Suicide bomber kills six during wedding in Borno State

The Borno Police Command on Friday said six persons were killed by a sucide bomber, who attacked a venue of a wedding (Fatiha) in Tashan Alade in the Hawul Local Government Area of the state.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Aderemi Opadokun, who spoke to journalists on the telephone, said 30 people were also injured during the attack.

Opadokun said, “I confirm the report on an alleged suicide bombing in Tashan Alade in Hawul LGA. The incident was reported to be at a wedding,fatiha.

“Presently, six persons, all males, whose identities are unknown, are confirmed dead, while 30 others were injured.”

The police commissioner added that the police had commenced investigations into the issue.

Opadokun said, however, that the inauguration of Governor Kashim Shettima for a second term in office in Maiduguri was peaceful.

A local vigilance group member in the area, Mustapha Ibrahim, in a telephone interview with our correspondent revealed that the incident happened at about 6.10am on Frid…

Blatter beats Ali, named FIFA president for fifth term

Sepp Blatter won FIFA presidential re-election for an unprecedented fifth term as challenger, Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan, conceded after failing to win by a two-third majority in the first round of voting on Friday.

At FIFA’s 65th Congress in Zurich, the 209 member nations cast their votes and the 79-year-old Blatter garnered 133 votes to Prince Ali’s 73 of the 206 valid votes cast, but failed to win the two-third majority on the initial vote (more than 139 out of 209).

At that point, Prince Ali addressed the voting members and conceded.

“It has been a wonderful journey in terms of knowing you and working with you, seeing the challenges you have and I want to thank in particular those of you who were brave enough to support me,” Ali said in conceeding the election.

“But, having said that I will be withdrawing from the race. Thank you all very much and I wish you all the best of luck for the future.”

Voting was done over secret paper ballots in alphabetical order at two specia…

#Starboy Lifestyle: Photo: See Wizkid’s MTN Account Balance

We all know that Star-Boy CEO, Wizkid has been an MTN ambassador for a while now, and this is one of the perks that come with the position.

The superstar singer showed off his account balance online after revealing he just got 4,000 naira bonus.

What do you think?? Too much or little??

See photo below: –

Oritsefemi And Manager At War Over 49.5million Naira Scandal

Oritsefemi might be at war with his manager Danku, whose real names are Mr. Yusuf Adebola Adepitan.

Oritsefemi has filed a petition against Danku to the Nigerian Police Force, claiming “a threat to life, fraudulent activities, and criminal conspiracy against the person and international image of Ortisefemi.“

The petition was filed on May 22, 2015 to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos state.

The document states that Danku took a 2014 model E Vogue Range Rover SUV belonging to Oritsefemi without his permission and allegedly damaged it in a car accident.

It also read that Danku was not able to declare the sum of N58 million, which represents the total amount of money Oritsefemi made from shows, performances and endorsement deals with Mac Dowell and Brandy.

Danku was only able to declare N5.5 million at the end of the day.

In a recent Instagram post, Oritsefemi has announced that his former contacts for bookings should be disregarded and from now on Eniola Olofin is in charge of his book…

#Children's Day: Mr. 2Kay Shares Photo Of His 2-Year-Old Son, Wealth David

Every celebrity with a kid made sure they showed off their child yesterday on Children’s Day (Wednesday, May 27, 2015).

Dance-hall singer, Mr. 2Kay was one of those as he shared a photo of his two year old son.

Named Wealth David, Mr. 2Kay celebrated his son on the internationally recognized day for children.

“Happy children day to my lil man Wealth David. May God bless u with so much wisdom and keep above ur peers, I’m so privileged to bring into this wonderful world. I love you so much boy” he wrote in the caption of Instagram picture.

Wealth David stays with his mother in Port-Harcourt.

Gov Raji Fashola bids Lagosians Goodbye

The outgoing Lagos state governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola has said his finally goodbye to the people of Lagos.

He did this through his official twitter account.

See his tweet below …

#Farewellfashola #ekoonibaje

NDLEA refuses to vacate Kashamu’s home despite promises

*Buruji Kashamu

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agencyon Thursday, beefed up its presence around the Lekki, Lagos residence of the embattled Senator-elect for Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu‎, despite its promise on Wednesday to obey the court order, ordering the agency to vacate the place.

A Federal High Court in Lagos had mandated the operatives of the agency to vacate Kashamu’s mansion on Oladipo Omotosho Street, Lagos.

Another court judgment
on Wednesday restrained the NDLEA and other security agencies in Nigeria from unlawfully arresting Kashamu ‎and extraditing him to the United States over drug-related offences.

Our newsman, who was at the area as of 3.30pm on Thursday, observed that the number of the operatives had increased compared to the number of NDLEA officials that were on the ground on Wednesday.

The operatives were fully on the alert while vehicular and human movement have been completely restricted on the street.

Kashamu has been at loggerheads with t…

NDLEA refuses to vacate Kashamu’s home despite promises

*Buruji Kashamu

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agencyon Thursday, beefed up its presence around the Lekki, Lagos residence of the embattled Senator-elect for Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu‎, despite its promise on Wednesday to obey the court order, ordering the agency to vacate the place.

A Federal High Court in Lagos had mandated the operatives of the agency to vacate Kashamu’s mansion on Oladipo Omotosho Street, Lagos.

Another court judgment
on Wednesday restrained the NDLEA and other security agencies in Nigeria from unlawfully arresting Kashamu ‎and extraditing him to the United States over drug-related offences.

Our newsman, who was at the area as of 3.30pm on Thursday, observed that the number of the operatives had increased compared to the number of NDLEA officials that were on the ground on Wednesday.

The operatives were fully on the alert while vehicular and human movement have been completely restricted on the street.

Kashamu has been at loggerheads with t…

Faze to perform at Buhari’s inauguration tomorrow


Nigerian music star, Faze Orji popularly known as Faze is one of the entertainers billed to perform at the Eagle Square, Abuja tomorrow for the inauguration ceremony of Muhamadu Buhari as Nigeria’s next President.

Faze showed off his exclusive invites to the event with the caption: ‘Performing at the Presidential inauguration let’s go.’

Faze, who has not been all that active on the Nigerian music scene apart from a fairly well received single, ‘ Your Daughter’ released last year and accompanied with a video, is a surprise choice.

Lagos cancels movement’s restriction for May sanitation

The Lagos State Government says it has cancelled the restriction of movement during the May edition of the monthly sanitation scheduled for Saturday.

The Commissioner for the Environment, Tunji Bello, said the decision was to allow for a hitch-free inauguration of the incoming Governor of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode, and the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari.

The commissioner explained that the cancellation of the restriction on movement would allow Nigerians to fully participate in the inauguration and other planned ceremonies.

Bello further stated that the cancellation would allow easy transportation of fuel from tank farms in the state to other parts of the country.

The commissioner said, “The Lagos State Government has cancelled restriction of human and vehicular activities during the May monthly sanitation coming up this Saturday as the state prepares for the swearing-in/inauguration ceremony of the new governor.

“This cancellation is to allow for a hitch-free swearing-in and in…

Buhari, Osinbajo to tour Aso Rock today

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari and VP-elect, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will be led on a facility tour of Aso Rock by President Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo today May 28th. This is part of the procedures leading to the handing over ceremony which takes place tomorrow May 29th.

75 Youths Trekking For Buhari’s Victory Arrive Abuja

The 75 young people who set out from Kebbi State in solidarity with the President-elect Muhammadu Buhari 17 days ago arrived Abuja yesterday evening at about 7.30pm.

The trekkers, who were received at the Zhabu filling station along the Kubwa Expressway by Senator Adamu Aliero, said disclosed that they were 62 when they began the trek from Jega local government area of Kebbi State and when they got to Miama local government area, 13 others joined them, making them 75. They disclosed that they left on May 9, at about 8am.

The spokesperson of the group, Mallam Abubakar Bulu, explained that when Buhari was in Kebbi State to campaign, the youth trekked from Jega to Kebbi to witness his campaign. It was while there that they promised to trek from Kebbi to Abuja in his honour if he wins the election.

“They are from different local government areas in the state, not just from Jega. They started their journey on May 9 and, throughout the journey, we were well received by APC supporters and w…

#Children's Day: Patience Jonathan Hosts Last Children’s Day Party In Office

First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, today hosted Nigerian children to a party in Abuja, as they mark this year’s Children’s Day celebration.

Mrs Jonathan, who noted that the occasion was her last party that would be celebrated with the children and youths in the Presidential Villa, used the occasion to thank them for the respect and love they showed to her during her tenure in office.

She urged the children to be good and obedient children to their parents and remain patriotic to the nation.

Some of the children who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said they will miss Mrs Jonathan.

“I like the way she dances and plays with us whenever we come to the Villa for parties; I pray the new first lady will be dancing with us and giving us gifts during party,” Master Bolaji Oguns, said.

Patience Jonathan vacates the presidential villa on Friday as her husband leaves office as Nigeria’s President. President-elect Muhammadu Buhari will be sworn in on Friday.

Jim Iyke Shows Off Six Pack in his room

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Iyanya, Tekno & Others Head to Abuja for Tomorrow’s Presidential Inauguration

A few days ago music star Faze showed his invitation to perform at the 2015 Presidential Inauguration and now two members of the Triple MG group have also been confirmed for the big day as they shared airport photos today.

Triple MG boss Ubi Franklin alongside Iyanya and Tekno will be at tomorrow’s inauguration as President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in.


President elect, Buhari arrives Nigeria [Photos]

The President elect Buhari, arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at 5:20am.

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Are erasers in school 'instruments of the devil'?

A cognitive scientist has suggested rubbers be banned from classrooms. Chris Stokel-Walker asks - What is the benefit in presenting children's work, warts and all?

Guy Claxton, visiting professor at Kings College London, has sparked arguments with his comments that the humble eraser is "an instrument of the devil". At some schools corrective fluid is already banned, though more because some unruly pupils try to sniff its fumes.

The cognitive scientist told the Daily Telegraph that rubbers create "a culture of shame about error. It's a way of lying to the world, which says 'I didn't make a mistake. I got it right first time.'"

It is better, Claxton argues, to embrace mistakes, because that's what happens in the real world. Is he correct, and should erasers be banned from the classroom?

"I think banning erasers is a draconian action," says John Coe, a spokesman for the National Association for Primary Education (NAPE). "Howeve…

Three pastors, herbalist arrested for kidnapping in Ogun

Men of Ogun State Special Anti Robbery Squad, led by Officer-in-Charge, Tijani Muhammed, have arrested three pastors and a herbalist for allegedly kidnapping a United State-based Nigerian in the state.

A 70-year-old woman, Monilola Lateef, her son, Modiu, and two others were also arrested for alleged armed robbery in Abeokuta, the state capital.

Parading the suspects, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, told newsmen that the three pastors and one herbalist belong to a five-man gang of kidnappers, who had been terrorising residents of Ijebu area of the state.

Adejobi said the suspects were arrested, Tuesday, at Ita-Marun, Ijebu Ode, by men of the state Anti-Robbery Squad.

He said the suspects, including Ganiyu Olaiya, Segun Makanjuola, Bisi Akinleye and Bayo Adekunle, were arrested for allegedly abducting a man who just retur-ned to the country from abroad.

According to him, the three Christian clerics and herbalist deceived their victim with an offer of spiritu…

PATHETIC: Thunderstorm kills three sisters, one pupil in Kwara State

Three pupils of the same parents and another pupil were killed by thunderstorm in Gure, Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State, between 12 midnight and 1am on Wednesday.

Apart from the four dead female pupils, some others were said to be unconscious and had been rushed to the hospital for treatment.

The source said the three children of same parents and the fourth, who came to pass the night with the family, were sleeping when the thunderstorm broke into the wall of the house in which they were sleeping.

The downpour was said to have also rendered several other people in the community homeless.

Our correspondent learnt that corpses of victims had been buried in accordance with Islamic rites.

The Chairman of the local government, Mallam Mohammed Omar-Bio, confirmed the tragedy, describing it as devastating and pathetic.

Meanwhile, this year’s Children’s Day celebration in Oyo State was less glamorous as only a few parents visited venues where children normally meet to mark the da…

I was a motor park tout —Benue gov-elect

*Chief Samuel Ortom

The Benue State incoming Governor, Chief Samuel Ortom, has described his experience as a motor park tout and his election as governor as a divine arrangement and the handiwork of God.

Ortom, who bared his mind to The PUNCH in an exclusive chat in Makurdi, said his elevation from grass to grace was due to hard work and his firm believe in God.

He said, “My journey from being a motor park tout to an elected governor is purely a divine arrangement. I cast my mind back to when I dropped out of school in Form 2 but I remained hardworking and I did not engage in crime to survive.

“One thing I know is that hard work pays and you must keep faith with God; power belongs to God and He alone gives it to whoever He will.”

The former Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment said he had dropped out of school in Form 2 due to lack of funds but this did not force him to engage in criminal activities to survive.

Ortom, however, noted that the selection process of the P…

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JE Records drops the most anticipated Street Hop song of 2015 by Jahbless ft Olamide, Reminisce, Lil Kesh, Chinko Ekun & CDQ.

69 Missed Calls is a hot track from the “I aM Me’ Album. “I aM Me” Album OUT by end of May 2015.

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Nollywood Actress Ruth Kadiri Releases Sexy New Photos

Nollywood actress Ruth Kadiri has released another set of sexy, beautiful new set of pictures which you cannot afford to miss!

Ruth Kadiri, who was endorsed and certified as a great actress by Actress Uche Jombo because of her script-writing skills and acting prowess has released new set of photos to show another side of her.

The actress has wowed audiences with her acting prowess as an actress and writer on many occasions. See the new photos he shared below:

Kadiri studied Business Administration and Mass Communication at the Yaba College of Technology and University of Lagos (UNILAG) respectively.

Kadiri appeared in movies like Strange Madness, High School Tussle, Yankee Student 2.