Monday, November 30, 2015

See the Education System in Akwa Ibom State, the State with the Largest Monthly Allocation in Nigeria

This is the definition of Free and Compulsory Education in Akwa Ibom State at Community Comprehensive Secondary School, Four Towns, Abak Road, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. This is what you obtain practically in every public school in Akwa Ibom State.
It's rather pathetic. For me, there's no need for this propaganda termed "Free and Compulsory Education".

Former President Goodluck Jonathan not Attacked - Police

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Asinim Butswat, of The Bayelsa State Police Command has debunked reports that former President Jonathan was attacked in his state. According to him, a group of hungry youths mistook a convoy of the former President for one of the governorship candidate on electioneering ahead of the December 5 election.
They followed the convoy perhaps for alms, only to discover it was that of Jonathan. When they realized this,  the youths, who had followed him up to his house in Yenagoa, pulled back and ran away. Security operatives however ran after them and arrested some of them. They did not attack the convoy and no weapon was found on them.

President Buhari, Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed at UN Climate Change Conference

President Buhari and Minister of Environment Amina Mohammed pictured discussing at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris today November 30th. More photos after the cut...

EFCC Arrests Former Minister of State for Finance During GEJ's Administration

A former Minister of state under former President Jonathan's administration, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda, has been arrested and is being interrogated by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of receiving money running into Billions of Naira which he cannot account for while he was in office.

See What Ben Bruce Replies Someone Criticizing him for Selling Popcorn for N800 at his Cinemas

Make sense...

APC Sends Bello's Name to INEC as Late Prince Audu’s Replacement

APC has picked and forwarded to INEC Yahaya Bello's name to be its substitute for late Prince Audu Abubakar in the Kogi state supplementary governorship election come December 5th. This move puts a note of finality to who will be representing the party in the supplementary election.

Photo of the Day...

Even animals now have shared by Basketmouth on instagram...

Pope Francis Celebrates Mass at Bangui's Bathelemy Boganda Stadium

Pope Francis rounded off his three-nation African tour with a mass at Barthelemy Boganda Stadium, Bangui, for thousands of faithfuls. More photos after the cut...

Church Member Steals Pastor’s Car in Oyo

The Oyo state police command have arrested and paraded one Wasiu Adetunji Lawal, a middle aged man who went to a church in search of a wife but ended up stealing and selling off the vehicle of the church pastor in Ibadan, Oyo state. Paraded along with Wasiu Adetunji Lawal, Isiaka Babatunde, Jamiu Rahman, Wasiu Adelani and Abdulazeez Ahmed.

Amaechi Orders Probe of Maritime Academy Over N18bn Remittances

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has ordered a probe into the financial activities of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, Akwa Ibom State and N18 billion remittances to the institution by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in the last five years. Amaechi gave the order following allegations of financial recklessness and large scale fraud leveled against the academy’s rector, Joshua Okpo.

Buhari welcomed by French President to UN Climate Change Conference

President Buhari pictured above being welcomed by President Francoise Hollande of France to the Opening of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, France today November 30th. More photos of other world leaders at the event after the cut...

Bonang Matheba & Darey Art Alade to Host The Future Awards Africa 2015

The Central Working Committee for The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) 2015 has announced the hosts of the ‎10th anniversary! They are Bonang Matheba,‎ South Africa’s favourite media personality, Bonang Methaba and award-winning artiste and music entrepreneur Dare Art-Alade.

The hosts represent the best of young Africans from across the continent, and will be presenting the 10th year celebrations of TFAA in grand style. Darey returns as a host after first hosting in 2009.

Boko Haram Abducts More Girls in Borno

An unspecified number of girls have reportedly been abducted by Boko Haram members after an attack in Bam Village which is about 7 kilometres away from Buratai village, the hometown of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai in Borno state.

A resident of Bam village, Ali Bam told The Nigerian Tribune that the sect members arrived their village in the early hours of yesterday November 29th, shooting and setting the place on fire. Four people were killed while an unspecified number of girls were abducted.

FFK Comes for President Buhari Over his Failed Promises

As the former minister shared on twitter this morning. More tweets after the cut...

Chris Brown Buys $15,000k Fur Coat for Daughter

Daddy's girl....He loves her! He spoils her! Chris Brown bought this lovely fur coat for his daughter Royalty said to be worth $15k...

An Ethiopian Man Builds a Plane using Tutorial Videos & Aircraft Manuals

An Ethiopian man, Asmelash Zeferu has built a plane with tutorial videos on YouTube. 35-year-old Zeferu's childhood dream was to become a pilot but he was rejected by the Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy and since he couldn't realize his dream, he decided to build a plane.

Photos: Prince Harry Meets Desmond Tutu, Confers the Queen's 'Companion of Honour' on Him

Tutu on his part thank the prince for his commitment to the fight against AIDS. The Archbishop now joins the list of other recipients such as David Attenborough, Stephen Hawking and Harold Pinter.

T.B Joshua Refuses to Honor Court invite, Case Adjourned till Dec. 11th

The hearing on the suit against Synagogue Pastor, T.B Joshua and his engineers over the September 2014 church building collapse has been adjourned to December 11th by Justice Lawal Akapo of the Lagos State High Court. The resumed hearing of the case was meant to take place this morning but T.B. Joshua and his engineers, Oladele Ogundeji and Akinbela Fatiregun failed to appear in court.

Nigerian-American Singer, Jidenna Wins Best New Artist at 2015 Soul Train Awards

Nigerian-American singer Jidenna won Best New Artist at the 2015 Soul Train Awards held on Sunday, November 29. While accepting his award, Jidenna recalled how his father pushed him to be the best. He remembered a time he brought home a test from school with a 98 score. Instead of a pat on the back, his father asked him: "Where are your other two points?". Congrats to him!

Pope Francis Visits Mosque in Central African Republic

Pope Francis this morning visited a mosque at the Central African Republic, the last country he will be visiting in Africa. Pope Francis met with Muslim leaders and Muslim faithfuls at the central Koudoukou mosque in the PK5 district, the last Muslim enclave in Bangui. He rode his motorcade with some Muslim leaders as he made his way to the mosque.

A Must Read Amazing Story of a Good Samritan Nigerian I found on Facebook

Truly amzing story as shared by a Nigerian man, Ken Davidson pictured with the elderly Nigerian woman above. Read below:

On a sub zero freezing but bright and sunny late morning in Toronto, I gained an Adopted Mum. So there I was patiently awaiting my turn to go through immigrations with the Toronto Border force, and within earshot, I heard a rather fraught and somewhat distressing conversation between a stern border force immigration official...and a wheel chair bound grandma...near enough same age as my mum. 

Check Out Iara Oshiomole on Native Attire

This was at an APC function which took place in Benin city, Edo state over the weekend. Another photo after the cut...

Finally, Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Participate in Elections for the First Time

Saudi women began their first ever campaigns for public office on Sunday, in a step forward for women’s rights in the conservative kingdom’s slow reform process.
More than 900 women are standing in the December 12th municipal elections, which will also mark the first time women are allowed to vote in Saudi Arabia.

Check Out Majek Fashek Spotted at Event Last Night in Lagos

The Nigerian music icon who recently had a stint in rehab stepped out at Tyme Out with Tee A concert last night in Lagos looking better than ever! Don't you guys agree? More photos after the cut.

Former NSA Dasuki’s Top Staff, 20 Others Arrested By EFCC Over Arms Contract Scandal

According to SaharaReporters that agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested some top-ranking officials of the Office of the National Security Adviser who worked under Sambo Dasuki, the office’s immediate former chief. SharaReporters has learned that agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested some top-ranking officials of the Office of the National Security Adviser who worked under Sambo Dasuki, the office’s immediate former chief.A highly placed security source confirmed the arrests to a correspondent of SaharaReporters. He added that the officials’ arrest was connected to the ongoing investigation of a $2 billion weapons contract scandal involving Mr. Dasuki, the erstwhile National Security Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Minister of Transport and his Wife Displaying Public Affection Everywehere

You can tell, that despite many years together that the love is still strong. See more pics after the cut....

Buhari, Cameron Discuss Climate Change & threat of Global Extremism at CHOGM

President Buhari joined other world leaders including UK's prime minister David Cameron to attend an anti-corruption side event at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) where issues on climate change and the threat of global extremism were discussed.

Fears Over Rise in Horse Sex Abuse in Switzerland

Animal welfare officials in Switzerland have warned that there are 10,000 people with what they term 'an unnatural sexual interest in horses' in the countryside. According to new figures, there were a record 1,709 cases of animal cruelty in Switzerland last year, with at least one horse suffering sexual abuse every three days.

Prince William and Kate Release New Photos of Princess Charlotte at Six Months

Not seen in public since her christening in July, two photos of the fourth in line to the throne, Princess Charlotte, was released today by Kensington Palace as a thank you to the British media for giving William and Kate's children the chance to grow up away from the spotlight. The photos were said to have been taken by her mother, Kate.

As Spotted During Election in Plateau State Today

One of the new INEC National Commissioners, Professor Okoosi Simbine stopping underaged voters in today's by-election in Quan-Pan North State Constituency of Plateau State....

Singer Sinead O'Connor Attempts Suicide, says 'my Family Betrayed me' in Suicide Note

Popular 90s singer Sinead O'Connor reportedly took an overdose of pills earlier today after leaving a suicide note saying her family does not care, have betrayed her so much, and blamed them for her suicide attempt. TMZ reports below...
The note, posted Sunday morning, alleges "appalling cruelty" on the part of her husband, her children and even her son's girlfriend -- and she says it all started when she had a hysterectomy in August. Sinead claims they've been keeping her babies from her, and she just couldn't take it anymore.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Mr. Lagos wins Mr. Tourism Nigeria 2015

Anambra State born Nwakanze Christian Chukwuebuka represented Lagos at Mr Tourism Nigeria, 2015 which was held on Saturday November, 28th in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. A graduate of banking and Finance, Enugu State University of Science and Technology defeated 31 other contestants to emerge Mr Tourism Nigeria 2015 winner.

Lil Wayne Buys his Daughter a 2016 Range Rover for her 17th Birthday

33 year old rapper, Lil Wayne's daughter turned 17 years old yesterday and received a 2016 Range Rover Evoque for her 17th birthday. Last year, she got a Ferrari for her 16th birthday. More photos after the cut...

Boko Haram kills 7 People including a Soldier in fresh Borno Attacks

In two separate Boko Haram attacks, seven people including a soldier, were killed in both Bam and Gajigana villages of Biu and Magumeri Local Government Areas of Borno State, while an unspecified number of teenage girls were abducted in Bam Village. Several more people were injured in Gajigana village after insurgents set ablaze shops and houses without confrontation.

A resident of the area who fled to Miringa town for safety, Mallam Ali Bam, said that the insurgents went to the village at about 3:30 am on the weekend and set the whole village ablaze.

He said:

Nigeria's Odion Ighalo becomes England's highest Goalscorer in the Year 2015

Watford striker Odion Ighalo continued his unbelievable season in the Premier League on Saturday, as the 26-year-old Nigerian international opened the scoring against Aston Villa. The Super Eagles striker now has to his credit, some amazing stats. Ighalo has been directly involved in 10 of the 13 Premier League goals Watford have scored this season. That’s 77% of the goals.

T.B. Joshua to be Arraigned Tomorrow Over Death of 116 Persons in Church Building Collapse

Pastor T.B Joshua along with some engineers will be arraigned tomorrow November 30th before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja over the death of 116 people in the Synagogue Church of all Nations building collapse which occurred in September 2014. 

AY's Lovely Message to Wife as they Celebrate 7th Wedding Anniversary

AY The Comedian sent a loving message to his wife today as they celebrate their 7th wedding anniversary. See what he wrote after the cut...

Two Iranians Planning to Launch Terror aAtack on Nairobi Arrested by Kenya Security Agencies

Kenyan Police have arrested two men on suspicion of terror and espionage on behalf of the Iranian State Intelligence. The men, Abubakar Sadiq Louw,69, and Mojtaba Ghanbarian aka "Parsa" targeted key spots in Kenya, including hotels frequently used by Western tourists, businessmen and diplomats.

Gay Gospel Singer Threatens to Kill Himself, Says he is Tired of Unfulfilled Promises and Broken Heart

A Kenyan gay gospel musician George Barasa popularly known as Joji Baro took to his Facebook page on November 26, to disclose his intention to commit suicide.

Can you Spot Governor Nasir El-Rufai Siting on the Floor During a Town Hall Meeting?

The Kaduna state Governor was pictured sitting on bare floor at a Town Hall Meeting recently...