30 September 2013

Robbery kingpins, other beg for amnesty

There was a mild drama at the office of the Lagos State Police Commissioner in Ikeja on Friday as three suspects, who were arrested by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, were paraded before the House Committee on Police Affairs.

The suspects, Abiodun Ogunjobi, aka Godogodo; Felix Sunday, aka K Money; and Nwanyim Uche; pleaded for amnesty.

Godogodo had been described by the police as the most wanted criminal in the South West for the past 10 years.

He told the lawmakers that he had built six houses from his loot and never kept money in the bank in order not to be traced by security agents.

Nothing Matters, Absolutely Nothing! Jim Iyke tweets about his deliverence from evil spirits

Nollywood bad boy, Jim Ikye may need a need description after his surprise deliverence from satanic forces at TB Joshua’s popular Synagogue Church of All Nation (SCOAN). He took to twitter on Sunday evening to write the following:

“Its Beautiful that’s d least I can say. Nothing else truly matters. Absolutely nothing! God liveth whether you’re a believer or not. #bless”

“Met more miserable billionaires than unhappy mid income earners.Success is relative.I want it wholesome.Is either ur bond or free.#Urchoice!”

Nollywood Superstar Actor Jim Iyke Receives Deliverance At The Scoan | Pictures + Video

Making a surprise appearance in The SCOAN, Nollywood superstar Jim Iyke entered quietly and unannounced, joining worshippers from around the world as they listened to the inspiring message from renowned Prophet T.B. Joshua.

As The SCOAN’s Wise Men moved through the congregation in prayer, the lightning of God located Iyke and he was no longer able to control himself. Lunging towards one of the Wise Man as if to attack him, an evil spirit that had been tormenting the life of Jim Iyke manifested! The congregation in the auditorium and the overflow congregations shouted in surprise as they began to witness the deliverance of a man they were all too familiar with.

Jim Iyke, born James Ikechukwu Esomugha, is currently one of the highest paid actors in the Nigerian movie industry and cultivated the name “Nollywood bad boy” for himself. As one of the most successful actors in Nollywood, he has starred in over 150 films to date. He has launched his own film production unit, “Untamed Productions” and his own music label, “Untamed Records” with his very own album, “Who Am I?” He is also founder of “Jim Iyke Foundation”, contributing funds to children of the less privileged and children with physical challenges.

27 September 2013

8,000 Women Seek Husbands In Zamfara

Over 8,000 women on Thursday marched to the Zamfara Hisbah Commission seeking the state government’s assistance to enable them get married.

Led by the Chairperson of the Zamfara Widows Association, Hajiya Suwaiba Isa and their patron Alhaji Sa’idu Goshe, the women said they were not living a normal life and needed husbands to become whole.

“Many of us cannot afford two meals in a day because there are no men to support us,” they said.

The patron said the association has over 8,000 women, comprising 5,380 divorcees, 2,200 widows, 1,200 orphans and 80 others, whom he said, were looking for men to marry.

Kelly Rowland Says Beyoncé’s Mum Advised Her On Boob Job

Former Destiny’s Child singer Kelly Rowland has said she turned to Beyonce’s mother when she was debating a boob job – and decided to wait ten years because of her advice.

The singer has revealed her former Destiny’s Child band mate’s mum played a big role in advising her to wait until she was absolutely sure before having surgery to enlarge her breasts – and she ended up waiting a decade. Speaking to Shape magazine, she said: ‘I wanted to get breast implants when I was 18, but my mom and Beyoncé’s mom told me to really think about it first. I took their advice and waited 10 years.’

Enugu Women Demand Immediate Release Of Catholic Priest From Prison

The crisis rocking Mmaku community in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State took another dimension on Thursday as several women stormed Enugu, the state capital, demanding the immediate release of the detained catholic priest.

The Parish Priest of St. Theresa Parish, Mmaku, Reverend Father James Ani was on Tuesday remanded in prison custody on order of a magistrate court sitting in Enugu.

DailyPost learnt that Rev. Ani’s problem is as a result of the running battle he had with the Bishop of Awgu Catholic Diocese, Bishop John Okoye.

However, members of the Catholic Women Organization in the parish stormed the Enugu Government House yesterday calling for an end to the incaceration of the priest.

Okoroji Charges Lawmakers To Urge Govt-Owned Stations To Respect Artistes

Members of the National and State House of Assemblies have been charged to make sure government–owned media houses respect Nigerian artistes. This call was made by the chairman of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Tony Okoroji, at a recent event held in Lagos.

Speaking at the event, Okoroji said this was necessary because of the way some government owned radio and television stations treat Nigerian artistes. He also advised the lawmakers to make state-owned media houses comply and respect the Nigeria copyright laws.

Okoroji noted that the significant success recorded by COSON in the few years since its approval in 2010 cannot be fully comprehended if proper efforts are not made to ensure that music users across the country respect copyright laws.

“I Want To Stay At Arsenal Forever” – Wenger Thankful For Kroenke’s Support

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, has said he would like to be in charge of the Premier League club forever.

The Frenchman, who has been coaching the Gunners for 17 years, was speaking ahead of this weekend’s league game away to Swansea.

He said: “I would love to be here forever because that would make me immortal! I love this club of course. I always said that our job is like you work like you are here forever and know that it can end every day.

“I’m very honoured to have the support of Stan Kroenke. That is something that is very positive for me.

Arrest Obasanjo, Atiku, Baraje, others now – Asari Dokubo

Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, NDPVF, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, in his usual element has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of the nation’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and his estranged Deputy, Atiku Abubakar, for causing unnecessary crisis in the fold of the people’s Democratic Party, PDP.

While encouraging Jonathan to confidently deal with the “New PDP” under the leadership of Kawu Baraje, especially the seven aggrieved governors by arresting them and their associates, Asari said that Jonathan was taking things unnecessarily easy with those suppressing his government.

Asari-Dokubo, who disclosed his position to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday did not say any indicting thing about former president, Ibrahim Babangida, whom he said had not taken a position in the ongoing crisis in the PDP.

Nollywood Actress, Princess Chimeke On Ex-President Obasanjo's Lap In New York | Photo

For fast-rising Nollywood actress, Princess Chimeke, there might not be anything better than being with one of Nigeria's powerful men, who also is an ex-President of the most populous black nation in the world, Nigeria.

She was recently in New York, USA, at the United Nations General Assembly meeting, which President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan attended.

Ex-President olusegun Obasanjo was also at the meeting and the actress hooked up with the Ota farmer. She sat on Baba's lap for a photograph. 'Winking here already'.

“I Love Davido’s Music, He Will Go Very Far” – Chelsea Striker, Eto’o


Chelsea striker and four-time African Footballer of the Year, Samuel Eto’o Fils, has revealed that he is a big fan of Davido’s music.

The 32-year-old footballer linked up with Nigerian pop star in London, where he danced to his viral single, Skelewu.

Davido took to Twitter to share his excitement at meeting the Cameroon international, while Eto’o also wrote: “Had a great time with my lil bro @iam_davido! Very talented artist. He’ll go very far. I love his music #skelewu”

Fashola Apologises To Igbos On Deportation Of Compatriots

Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Thursday apologised to the people of the South-East over the deportation of some destitute of Igbo extraction from Lagos to Anambra.

The governor tendered his apology at a ceremony to mark the silver jubilee anniversary of Aka Ikenga, an Igbo-social group in Lagos.

He said that he was discomforted with the controversy the deportation generated, but argued that the deportation was for “re-integration”.

Fashola said that those who had exaggerated the issue in the media were merely provoking ethnic and political sentiments, insisting that the State Government had built long friendships with Igbos.

26 September 2013

Chinese Man Has New Nose Grown On Forehead | Video

A man from China's Fujian province has had a new nose grown on his forehead following a traffic accident last year.

The 22-year-old man suffered severe nasal trauma and his subsequent treatment caused his nasal cartilage to corrode. Surgeons came up with the idea of growing a nose on his forehead.

After nine months of growth, surgeons say that the the nose is in good shape and the transplant will be performed soon.

Tupac's Mom Sues For $1.1 Million

You haven't met a protective mother until you've met Tupac's mom ... she's now suing over unpaid royalties stemming from the late rapper's posthumous album ... to the tune of $1.1 million.

Afeni Shakur -- the co-administrator of Tupac's estate -- filed the lawsuit against a company called Entertainment One, claiming it breached a contract to pay Tupac's estate royalties on "Beginnings: The Lost Tapes," which was released in June 2007.

According to the suit, E1 purchased the rights to Tupac's music (previously owned by Death Row Records) in July. FYI, Death Row went bankrupt in 2006.

I Am Alive, Says Abubakar Shekau | Video

LEADER of the Islamic sect Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, who was reported to have been killed by security forces reportedly made an appearance in a new video, yesterday, saying the military should bury itself in shame because he is alive.

Shekau also claimed responsibility for  September 17, 2013 attacks in Benisheik, BornoState, where about 160 people were either shot dead or slaughtered and hundreds of houses burnt.

In the video, Shekau was sitting in a jungle environment surrounded by dozens of lieutenants dressed in fatigues. He said Boko Haram was celebrating victories in Benisheik, where more than 143 civilians were killed, in Monguno and surrounding northern villages where more than a dozen civilians have been killed this month.