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Saturday 25 March 2017

Do not worry, ObamaCare will explode - Donald Trump tweets in frustration

In his first tweet since the attempt to repeal and replace ObamaCare failed, US President, Donald Trump says, 'ObamaCare will explode and we will all get together and piece together a great healthcare plan for the people'.

Photos: Ambode hosts Fashola in Lagos

All seems well between Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode his predecessor in office and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola as both men sat down for a chat in Lagos today.

'I regret not becoming president' - Former US vice president, Joe Biden

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke candidly on Friday about his decision to stay out of the 2016 presidential race, saying that while he still believes he did what was best for his family, he also regrets not becoming president.  

Apostle Suleman and his wife, Lizzy, pictured playing in their garden

The Edo state based Apostle and his wife Lizzy, pictured playing in their garden as they celebrated his birthday yesterday March 24th. See more photos after the cut...

Alleged side chick, Rosy Meurer, gets physically attacked by an unknown man in Lagos

The lady Tonto Dikeh accused of sleeping with her husband, Rosy Meurer, was attacked by an unknown man as she made her way to the premiere of a movie in Lagos yesterday March 24th.

Photo: Soldiers allegedly beat man to death in Ogun

According to this twitter user, Kenny Abel Adesanya, men of the 174 battalion in Ogun state, beat the man pictured above, to death in the Ogijo area of the state yesterday March 24th. According to reports, the deceased was owing his landlady two months house rent. The landlady invited the soldiers to intervene and they ended up beating him so badly he was admitted to hospital.

Sunmbo Adeoye schools lady who questioned her referring to her husband as 'boy' on social media

Earlier today, Sunmbo Adeoye shared this lovely photo of her husband, David and her two sons, Nino and Zino and captioned it "Thank you Lord for my 3 Hebrew boys". One of her followers sarcastically asked her if her husband was also part of the "Boys" she was referring to in her caption. Sumbo wasted no time to school the lady. See her explanation after the cut...

Nollywood script writer, Chike Bryan, has died

Nollywood script writer, director & producer, Chike Bryan, has died. According to reports, the father of five died after he received a call from home while on his way to work yesterday March 24th. He reportedly developed stroke after the shock he suffered from the call he got and died hours later at the Lagos State Teaching hospital. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

Meanwhile his friends and colleagues have taken to social media to pay tributes to him. Continue to read the tributes after the cut...

Dino Melaye vows to make Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore go to jail, petitions IGP

Dino Melaye has vowed to make the publisher of online news website, Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, go to jail following reports of his alleged incomplete first degree programme at the Ahmadu Bello University ABU. Dino has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, alleging that Sahara Reports is Cyberstalling him.  

Exclusive: Danku replies Rayce, releases screenshots confirming he has a son in Ilorin

So, there's new drama in the Nigerian music industry. This time it's between singer, Rayce and his former manager, Danku.

During the week, Rayce who is now signed on to a new label, Jebon records, released a disclaimer officially disassociating himself from Danku saying he no longer represents him. Read Here). Now Danku has responded, in a rather feisty manner.

Pres. Buhari sacks permanent secretary for defrauding Federal Govt

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked a Permanent Secretary, who has been using his office to defraud the Federal Government by awarding contracts worth billions of Naira to himself through the award of phantom contracts.

Jealous man poured acid over his girlfriend's face and set her on fire because of a photo of her ex's dog

A 24-year-old woman is in hospital receiving treatment for an acid burn inflicted on her by her jealous lover over something as simple as sharing the photo of her dog with her ex. 24-year-old Yekaterina M had to endure hours of torture as her boyfriend, Vyatcheslav, poured acid on her, pinned her down then set her on fire in an apartment in Moscow, Russia.

"Yes, you are 60 today, you are still my sweet sixteen" Soni Irabor celebrates Betty Irabor on her birthday

Veteran broadcaster and journalist, Soni Irabor celebrates his wife of 34 years and publisher, Betty Irabor, who turned 60 years today. He posted a throwback photo her, recounting how they met in 1982.
"It was one July evening, in 1982, at a party she organized for her company, when I met a lovely, cool looking young lady, whose eyes sparkled and radiated such genuine beauty that took my breath away! When I found my breath back, I blurted out to my friend:

Meet the first animal evangelist of the Lord’s Chosen church

After all, the bible made reference to God raising stones to praise him if man will not, so it’s no surprise that a horse is doing evangelism. It's like men have refused to do it. Lol.

New Video: F2 - Shima

7th Republic Records presents its fresh artiste Ibe Franklin aka F2 and debut the Audio and Video of his fresh single titled Shima Produced by Wisdombeats, Video directed by Nigerian UK based director ‘Chidube’. #ShimaByF2.

'Donald Trump is a chump' - Kendrick Lamar blasts President Trump in new song

American rapper, Kendrick Lamar slammed President Donald Trump in a new song titled "The Heart Part 4," where he called out the administration on Russia and criticizing the Electoral College system, which led to Trump's 2016 win. In the song, Kendrick raps;
'Donald Trump is a chump, know how we feel, punk / Tell 'em that God comin' / And Russia need a replay button, y'all up to something'" referencing the Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russia.

Nigerian gay man comes out of the closet, says he needs a rich man to marry and care for him (Video)

A Nigerian man has released a video to reveal that he is gay and interested in a relationship with a serious and well to do man who will take care of him. He introduced himself as Vickysexymama and said he's very hot right now and is interested in getting married ASAP.

Twitter drags White House over failed attempt to repeal Obama Care

On Friday, when news broke that the plan to repeal and replace Obama care by the Trump administration had failed, Twitter exploded with comments, jokes and memes.

Many responses involved jokes about Trump’s book, “The Art of the Deal,” or the pull-out method, and endless social media trolling. See more responses after the cut.

Attend the TGM Education Roadshow 2017

Are you Interested in the post study and work opportunities that lie beyond the shores of Nigeria  talking Australia, Canada, USA, Ireland, Germany and more in September 2017/January 2018? Look no further, as Nigeria’s foremost International Agency representing well over 150 Universities worldwide is inviting you to attend its 5th Annual Education Road Show.

Hilarious new episode of Linda Ikeji TV's Gidi Pranks. See reactions from men who were falsely accused of hitting a lady's butt in public

Hero Daniels is back with another hilarious episode of Gidi Pranks on Linda Ikeji TV. The crew went to The Palms to prank shoppers and it's something you would love to watch. Hero hits our actress on the butt and quickly walks past her and the actress turns around and confronts an innocent man just passing by. What happens next is a must watch! Watch the video after the cut...

The Secret Service can no longer afford the Trump family lifestyle

President Donald Trump’s frequent travel, large family and unusual living situation is apparently weighing heavily on the Secret Service’s budget.  

According to a Washington Post report, the agency recently requested an additional $60 million in spending for fiscal year 2018. Nearly $27 million of that was to be earmarked for security at the president’s private residence at Trump Tower in New York, where first lady Melania Trump lives with their 11-year-old son. 

5 More Days To The Big Unveil & The Slimtea Discount Continues!

It’s Day 2 of the 7-day Easter discount with Slimtea!Have you bought your Slimtea yet? Customers get a whopping 15% off their Slimtea purchases so it’s a win-win for your body and your wallet! The discount count-down started yesterday, the 24th of March and will end on the 30th of March!

Muslim woman who was bashed online for 'walking past Westminster bridge horror' speaks

The Muslim woman who was photographed looking at her phone while walking past a victim being treated on the pavement at Westminster Bridge on the day a terrorist ploughed his car into passers-by, has clapped back at trolls for slamming her over the photo without understanding what really happened. Speaking about the incident to Tell Mama, an organisation which supports victims of anti-Muslim hate, the woman said she was devastated and had helped the victims before picking her phone to call her family. She said

Deepest Cut set for private screening on March 30th

Deepest Cut is a movie produced by one of Nollywood's versatile actresses Matilda Gogo Lambert and Directed by Africa's best Pascal Amanfo...Starring Majid Michel, Matilda Lambert, Zack Orji, Segun Arinze, Frederick Leonard, Nicole Banna, Larry Koldsweat, Titi joseph, Mickey Odey, Femi Afolabi etc was shot in the federal capital of Nigeria, Abuja.

Dino Melaye says as he shares affectionate photo with his mom

Senator Dino Melaye who is currently facing a degree certificate scandal shared the photo of his mother's hand on his chest while placing his hand around her shoulder. Captioning the photo, he wrote: 'Sweet mother I love you'.

Soni Irabor Life Youth Empowerment Forum takes place April 1st

Attention all youth! SILYEF is here again with glad tidings of hope for a successful career. If you think you have no place in the entertainment industry, think again!!! Discover the many potentials of the Nigerian entertainment industry in this edition of the Soni Irabor Live Youth Empowerment Forum, entitled, “The Entertainment Industry: Empowering Dreams!”
Join us on Saturday, 1st April, 2017 at The Shell Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos. Time: 9am.

Mom who beat cancer while pregnant dies day after giving birth to twins

A 30-year-old California mum, Jamie Snider, who beat cancer while she was pregnant with twins, died tragically Friday, just a day after giving birth to the babies. Snider who was a mother to two older daughters, had beaten cancer once before but lost an ovary in the process. She was shocked to learn she was pregnant with twins, but then during the ultra sound, doctors discovered an aggressive form of cervical cancer had returned.

Mo Abudu on CNN African voices - Talks breaking records & the need to tell African stories

Mo Abudu is the featured guest on this week’s episode of CNN African Voices. The 30-minute magazine programme premiered on CNN this morning at 10.30 a.m (CAT), with repeat editions scheduled for today, Saturday 25th March at 2.30 p.m CAT. CNN refers to Abudu as a successful woman driven by “perseverance, passion, and positivity” adding that the EbonyLife TV Chairwoman takes viewers “behind the scenes of her empire to see how she creates content that has audiences in Africa and abroad clamouring for more”.

Beautiful photos of a Nigerian mother, her adorable quadruplets and cute daughter

The Nigerian woman, who is based in France and goes by the name "thequadrupletmamaandfive' on Instagram welcomed her adorable quadruplets...all boys, last year with her husband. They have also got a beautiful daughter. What a beautiful family she is got! More gorgeous photos after the cut..

Checkout this unusual bird born with 4 legs in Brazil

A bird has been born in Brazil with four legs. The strange bird, which was born in a farm, surprised spectators and left biologists confused, but the bird seems happy and unaffected by its extra limbs.A video showing the fluffy white bird walking with all four limbs has been shared online and the bird doesn't seem to have any difficulties using the extra appendages.

Photos from the wedding of Amina Mhammed's daughter

The wedding ceremony of Nadine, a filmmaker and daughter of UN Secretary General and former Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Mohammed began Thursday in Abuja. Here are first photos from the event...

Hilary Clinton celebrates Donald Trump shameful defeat to repeal Obamacare

Former Secretary of State and Democratic Presidential candidate who lost to Republican Donald Trump during last year's presidential election, Hillary Clinton said on Friday that the failure of the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare was 'a victory for all Americans.' She took to her twitter page to express her happiness. She tweeted:

Photos: Gombe Court jails two men 6months each for BVN Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday,  secured the conviction and sentences of two men before Justice Sa'ad Muhammad of the Gombe State High Court on two count charge bordering on conspiracy and theft. The duo, Innocent Uche Clinton and Emmanuel Okanni, both are from Orlu Ngaba Local Government Area of Imo State.

Photo of the day

Central Bank of Heaven!?  Let's just leave this here.

VP Osinbajo receives traditional title on behalf of President Buhari in Abia State

Friday, Vice President Osinbajo was in Abi State as part a the series of Niger Delta Dialogue visits. He received the title 'ENYIOHA 1' from Abia Traditional Rulers, on behalf of President Buhari. Just so you know, 'ENYIOHA' in Igbo language means 'The Great Elephant'. Another photo after the cut...

Fortune Magazine names Chimamanda-Adichie in its list of 50 greatest world leaders 

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie has been named among the top 50 world leaders for 2017 by Fortune Magazine. She was ranked 42 on the list that has Theo Epstein, President of the Chicago Cubs as number one.
The list ranks men and women transforming the world and inspiring others In business, government, philanthropy and the arts, and all over the globe to do the same.

Why we have not reacted to Dino Melaye's certificate scandal- Ahmadu Bello University

Authorities of the Ahmadu Bello University have given a reason why they have not reacted to the ongoing certificate scandal involving one of its students, Senator Dino Melaye. Sahara Reporters had published a report alleging that Dino never completed his first degree programme in the school's  department of Geography, an allegation Dino has since denied.

Photos: Maiduguri billionaire Alhaji Mohammed Indimi receives Gov. Shettima at his residence

Alhaji Mohammed Indimi,  Maiduguri billionaire, and In-law to President Muhammadu Buhari has described Governor Kashim Shettima'srecords of achievements in Borno as unbelievable, saying it surprises him, how the Governor has changed the faces of Maiduguri and other parts of the State despite meagre resources and management of the Boko Haram insurgency.
Indimi stated these
while receiving Governor Shettima at his expanse residence in Maiduguri on Thursday evening.

President Buhari thanks Britain for support in fighting Boko Haram

In a statement signed by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President Media and Publicity, Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation to the British Government "for the very effective materials and logistical support to Nigeria" in the fight against Boko Haram.

Teacher allegedly assaults female student for refusing to be his lover in Imo State (Photos)

According to a Facebook user, Uzuegbu Prosper, who shared the story, he said a SS2 student of Ubomiri Girls Secondary School was on Thursday attacked by her teacher who was posted from Alvan Ikeokwu Federal College of Education, Owerri Imo State. He disclosed that the unidentified teacher committed the act after he was involved in a heated argument with the victim during her second term examination. In the post, the victim identified as Victoria revealed that the teacher had for long been disturbing and threatening her to be his lover. A request which she had always rejected Read the full story after the cut...

Judge who blocked Trump's revised travel ban gets death threats

US authorities have revealed that Justice Derrick Watson, the federal judge from Hawaii who blocked president Donald Trump's revised travel ban has received numerous threats against his life. FBI spokeswoman Michele Ernst said Thursday that the agency is aware of reports of threatening messages against Watson, who presides over cases in Hawaii, and is prepared to help if necessary.

Now That Otobo's Mother Has Exposed Her Daughter By Reno Omokri

As he shared...

This girl tried to make her boyfriend jealous but did she go too far?

Twitter user Jada decided to bring on her boyfriend's jealousy, so she enlisted the help of her friend in the plot. She shared a pic of herself online with a hooded figure in the  background. Hoping that her boyfriend would think she's with another guy, when it was actually another female in the picture. The reactions she got weren't positive. Some comments after the cut...

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