Wednesday, 20 August 2014

No soldier refused to fight Boko haram in north - BBC retracts claim

Yesterday, BBC broke a story that about 40 soldiers has vowed not to go to the far North to fight boko haram until they are better equipped. BBC who said they spoke with an anonomynous mutineer has retracted the story saying that there are series of lies contained in the alleged responses of the faceless soldier…

“That degree of cowardice is not in the character of a real soldier of the Nigerian Army.  The series of lies contained in the alleged responses of the faceless person referred to as a soldier confirms the whole arrangement as another step of the mischief makers working for terrorists.  No soldier has been sent on any mission without being armed.  Each soldiers answers for his action in terms of discipline.

Transgender actress claims she slept with Jared Leto & that his balls' massive

Lol, what will we not hear. Transgender actress Alexis Arquette claims that she once slept with Hollywood star, Jared Leto prior to her gender reassignment about 13 years ago. During an interview with Frontiers LA, the 45-year-old was asked to spill a secret... she not only said she slept with Jared but she also gave an explicit details of his ‘balls’…

'I had sex with Jared Leto back when I was presenting as a male. And, yes, it's not only massive;it's like a Praetorian Guard's helmet,' she readily divulged.

Alexis has had affairs with lots of Hollywood stars. He was in a long-term relationship with Cameron Diaz from 1999 until 2003 before going on to date Scarlett Johansson from 2004 to 2005. She made her transition from male to female some 13 years ago.

Liberian soldiers open fire on Ebola slum residents for resisting lockdown (photos)

Violence erupted in Liberia today August 20 as residents of a slum in the Monrovia's West Point district resisted the countries Ebola Task Force after it was locked down in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola virus as instructed by president Ellen Sirleaf last night. People ran screaming as soldiers opened fire on residents shooting at least one person.

Dozens of people waiting to be screened fled in the chaos. Looters made off with items, including bloody sheets and mattresses that could further spread the virus.

Fear and tension have been building in Monrovia for days and West Point has been one of the flashpoints. Many residents feel the government has not done enough to protect them from the spread of Ebola. More pics after cut...

LSG pays tribute to Dr. Ameyo as 5 new Ebola cases emerge

Five new suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease were brought to the Yaba Mainland Hospital, Lagos yesterday August 19, State Commissioner for Health , Jide Idris has said. At a press conference, today Jide said that two of those cases were from secondary contacts.

“Till date, we have recorded eight suspected cases, five of which came in yesterday, 12 confirmed,” said Dr. Idris. “On the whole, five have died (including the index case). We are currently following up 213 contacts, and 62 have completed the two-day follow-up,” he said.
The Health Minister also paid tribute to late Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh who passed on yesterday after being infected with the virus by Patrick Sawyer…

Beyonce seek advice from Gwyneth on imminent split from Jay Z

Beyonce is reportedly seeking advice from long time friend Gwyneth Paltrow on how to end her marriage to her Jay Z. UsWeekly claims that Beyonce was impressed with how the Oscar winner parted ways with her husband Chris Martin in March after 10 years of marriage.

'Beyonce has sought Gwyneth's advice as she plans her split,' a source told the magazine, which also noted the singer plans to make her move in the fall. Bey like Paltrow, is expected to spend time with her musician spouse after telling the world their marriage is over.

'The day after the announcement, Bey and Jay will still be spotted together. The two will be all lovey-dovey,' said the insider.

The report comes days after US Weekly reported that Queen Bey 'is done' with the union once the remaining shows in Paris is complete.

Osa Ighodaro gushes about her engagement to Gbenro Ajibade

TV personality Osas Ighodaro took to instagram to gush about her recent engagement to actor/model and her Tinsel co-star Ajibade Gbengro. Congrats to them .

So soon? Khloe Kardashian & French Montana break-up

Khloe Kardahsian and her boo French Montana are nolonger a couple …so says MTO. Trouble reportedly started after French Montana admitted to Billboard magazine that he was trying to "capitalize" on Khloe's fame. MTO learnt that two weeks ago Kris called a major family meeting and told Khloe that French is not welcomed to the family.

“At first Khloe did not listen to her family. But exclusively learned that a couple days later Khloe alledgedly found freaky text messages & pictures in French Montana phone of Love And Hip Hop NY Tahiry. We're told that Khloe broke it off with French and told him she rather deal with Lamar drug habits than to deal with French cheating habit !!!!!’” the report said.
French Montana was also seen all weekend in Miami with Tahiry. The two were in South Florida for The South Beach Invitational Weekend.

Ms Sahhara mocks #Icebucket challenge, calls it lame attention

The Ice bucket challenge is what’s trending on social media right now.  The challenge involves dumping cold water on one's head and nominating others to do same in order to raise money for charity. Those who fails to pick up the challenge will will have to donate money for charity. There’s still no clear knowledge of where it originated but it has gone viral and even our celebs has caught the bug. Don Jazzy, Emmanuel Adebayor, Iyanya, are some of the celeb who has embraced it. Ms Sahhara took to twitter to mock the new trend. Says it’s just a lame way to seek attention. 

Ladies only! David Beckham flaunts huge 'bulge' in new H&M Ad

The 39-year-old gave us a sneak peek of his AW14 Bodywear designs a few months ago, finally we get to see his logo’d shorts. The man is really endowed #runs away#

Photos: NFF Headquatres gutted by fire

The headquarters of the Nigeria Football federation [NFF] in the Wuse Zone 7 District, Abuja has been gutted by fire. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time but the Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, confirmed the incident.  Mr. Olajire, who said he was just arriving the scene, said the fire began on the third floor of the building.

Premium Times reports that  the offices of the President, Secretary General and the accounts department might have been affected. Fire service officials have arrived the scene and are battling to put out the fire. More pics after cut...

Dr. Ameyo who died from Ebola pictured at Consultant Hospital

Here’s another pic of late Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh clad in her white doctor coat and holding a patients file at First Consultant Hospital, Obalende, Lagos.  Dr. Ameyo a Senior Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist died yesterday August 19 after contracting Ebola virus from Patrick Sawyer who she attended to after he came to the hospital where he was later discovered he had Ebola.  She was the same doctor who stopped Patrick when he attempted to leave the hospital. She left behind a husband and a son. Such a beautiful woman. May she rest in perfect peace. Amen. See full pic after cut…

Man rapes 7-year-old girl in Lagos, damages her private parts

Julius’ rented apartment

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 29-year-old man, identified simply as Julius, for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl (names withheld), damaging her private parts and distorting her urination. Julius, who lived in a rented apartment on Obafalabi Street, Ojodu Berger area of Lagos, allegedly tricked the little girl into his room on the night of Saturday, July 26, and had illegal carnal knowledge of her.

The victim, a primary one pupil, was the daughter of Julius’s co-tenant. Her mother explains how it all happened…

Nigerian woman with Ebola symptom faint in jobcentre Germany

So because Ebola has been imported to Nigeria, every Tom, Dick and Harry that now has fever is a Nigerian? Na wa o! 

A woman suspected to be a Nigerian showing symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease caused a scare after she fainted at a crowded jobcentre in Berlin, Germany yesterday August 19. She was immediately rushed in an ambulance to the Charite Hospital. As many as 600 visitors and staff at the employment office building in Berlin were also stopped from leaving for several hours as emergency services sealed off part of the street. Several people who had been with the woman inside the building in the north-eastern district of Prenzlauer Berg were later taken to hospital for testing.

3 Nigerians dupe vulnerable women of £220,000 on dating site

Three Nigerians are currently standing trial  at Winchester Crown Court for duping vulnerable women of over £220,000 on a dating website called using fake profiles to pose as middle-aged men and telling  victims they are their ‘soulmate’ and ‘inspiration’.

The gang of four;  Monty Emu, 28, Eberechi Ekpo, 26, Adewunmi Nusi, 37, and Brooke Boston, 28 invented a story about needing money to ‘free up’ a £1.5million inheritance locked in an Indian bank account to press the ‘vulnerable’ singletons for cash. One woman paid them £174,000 in total, the court heard.

Gov. Fashola commissions school in raincoat & boot (photos)

Nothing is wrong with it…not until you look at the other dignitaries around him. Lol. Lagos state governor, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola pictured cutting a ribbon to officially commission Sonmori Senior Comprehensive High School, at College Road, Ifako-Ijaiye, Agege, Lagos yesterday August 19. He was also at the First African Church Mission Primary School, Iju-Ishaga, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area to commission Block of 13 Classrooms built built by the State government.

Gov. Fashola and his entourage also went on an inspection tour of the 70 Million Gallons Per Day Adiyan Waterworks Phase Two at Oke-Aro, being built by the Lagos State Government. Both commissioning and inspection happened the same day. More pics after cut…

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Meet the woman with the most bruised...dejected mugshot

The mugshot above shows  40-year-old Emmerli Wilcoxson who was arrested after she stole a police's patrol  in Cobb County on Sunday August 17. Emmerli was stopped while high on synthetic marijuana on a street in Atlanta, Georgia, after police claimed she matched the description of a woman reportedly armed in the area. She managed to steal a police patrol car, zoomed off but was caught as she collided with another vehicle causing serious injuries to the other driver's lower body.

Emergency workers transported Wilcoxson to a local hospital where she was treated for head trauma before being taken to the Cobb County Jail the following day. Above is the mugshot taken by the police…)  I wonder how she’ll feel becomes to see this haggard, bruised, dejected looking mugshot. Never seen nothing like this… 

Tony Payne slam ladies who splash money on men!

The entertainment publicist made the tweets after she received a heartbreaking mail from a lady seeking her advice. More tweets after cut…

Again, 40 soldiers revolts over weapons to fight boko haram

A group of soldiers in the north-eastern Nigeria is refusing to fight Islamist Boko Haram militants until they receive better equipment BBC is reporting. One of the mutineers who requested anonymity says at least 40 of his colleagues would refuse orders to deploy. He told the BBC Hausa Service...

"Soldiers are dying like fowl. The Nigerian army is not ready to fight Boko Haram. Boko Haram are inside the bush, everywhere. They [senior commanders] are sacrificing soldier. I joined the army to defend my country", but you cannot defend it without being equipped to do so, he said.
Defence ministry spokesman Gen Chris Olukolade told the BBC's Focus on Africa programme that he could not confirm the reports of a mutiny but would investigate…

We may not have all it takes but we are improving on it [equipment] regularly. Even the vehicles the soldiers were expected to use were old armoured cars that were not up to the job,’ he said. 

Halima Abubakars slams attack on her decision to remain single

Fans came for her head after she told Encomium that she’s not interested in marriage. To show that she meant biz she went on instagram to explain that though she’s dating a guy for 3 years now, she’s still not interested in settling down with him. Oh and she reminded us that Nigeria has enough problems for anyone to make her matter una headache. Lol. She wrote on instagram…

“Nigerians lol ya all make me laff.with all the bs going on,it is me not married is ur problems. Talk abt misplaced priority. .Now get dz..I dont v aristo and I wish I had..I halima bin in a relationship wit same guy 4 3yrs nw.. AM NOT INTRESTED IN MARRIAGE..AM NOT. .joy killers sum of u are..single by choice and pls dont cry to sleep if u r miserable in ur so called marriage..let me breath.. Cheater s as husbands or boy friend. 2loyal 4dat loves.i love you all. Selah”
Here’s what she told encomium when asked why she’s still single..

No special treatment given to Ebola survivors – Health Minister

Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris says there was no specific treatment regime administered to the 4 Ebola patients who were yesterday discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Yaba after they were tested and certified Ebola free. The commissioner who made this known while responding to journalists at the IDH premises in Yaba says isolated Ebola patients are each treated based on the presentation…

 “If a patient presents a diarrhea and vomiting, you have to replace fluids and electrolytes and if the patient presents pain, you have to give pain killers, if the patient is infected you would give antibiotics. It depends on the presentation of each patient, but I know they have enough drugs and enough medicine to take care of all those cases. If they require intensive care, that is part of the equipments that have been brought in, they would be provided now that we have more medical personnel to handle this people”, he explained.

Boko haram suspect sent to bomb NAMA office, Lagos arrested

A boko haram suspect, 22-year-old physically challenged boy (name withheld) was yesterday August 18, arrested at  the National Airport Management Authority (NAMA) annex known as CENTREX, about 300 meters from the international terminal of the airport, opposite the airport cathedral in Lagos with canisters around his neck. He confessed that he was sent along with other Boko Haram members to Lagos to bomb various parts of the city.

The suspect told security operatives that his two other colleagues were assigned the task of bombing Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), as well as the densely populated Lagos Island and Apapa areas. A security official, who spoke to THISDAY said the attempt would have been successful but for the inability of the explosives to detonate when they were supposed to
“He was caught because when he tried to set off the explosives, there was a hitch. He ran back to an obscure place to check it out and fix it. His suspicious movement and the frustration evident on his face aroused the suspicion of security operatives attached to NAMA.”
The General Manager, Public Affairs of NAMA, Supo Atobatele confirmed the incident in a statement…

Its official! Kevin Hart & girlfriend Eniko Parrish are engaged

Comic actor Kevin Hart proposed to his girlfriend of 5 years Eniko Parissh yesterday August 18 as she marked her 30th birthday. Kevin was previously married to fellow comic Torrei Hart from 2003 until 2011 and they're blessed with 2 kids. Eniko Parrish is the same girl his ex wife accused him of dumping her for.  Congrats to them. 

Omotola Ekeinde shares more vacation photos from SA

Omotola Ekeinde and her family are still on vacation in South Africa.  Here are pics from their sight seeings in Campsbay, Capetown.More pics after cut…

Monday, 18 August 2014

Tiwa Savage, Dr Sid fête by billionaire Femi Otedola (photos)

Marvin Records artistes Tiwa Savage and Dr Sid today had a business meeting with billionaire businessman Femi Otedola on his private yatch. Dr. Sid hinted that they had a successful business meeting with the Forte Oil Chairman. More pics after cut…

Dead pole threatens lives & properties in Ketu Lagos (photos)

The electric pole was sighted in Yakubu Street Ikosi in Ketu, Lagos and is said to belong to the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKDC) in Ojodu districts. Residents in the area says the pole is more like a time bomb waiting to explode. The decrepit pole is on a major & busy road where hundreds of people both young and old ply on daily basis. I hear calls have been made to IKDC but the situation has remained the same. See more pics after cut...

Four new Ebola patient discharged – see press statement

Additional 4 patients who tested positive to the deadly Ebola virus were today August 18 discharged from the hospital. In a press statement released by the Special Assistant on Media and Communication to the Minister of Health Dan Nwomeh on behalf of Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, the Minister says the patients were discharged after they were certified free from the virus. The statement below…

“The Minister of Health Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu has announced that four additional confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease who have been managed successfully and are now disease free have been discharged home today. It includes two male medical doctors and one female nurse. The three participated in the treatment of the index case, while the fourth person was a female patient at the time the index was on admission. This brings to five the total number of patients diagnosed with Ebola Virus Disease who have now been discharged from hospital.'

Photo of the day: Btw Nigerian military, Obama & Cameron

Pictured above is Nigeria’s military shielded with an umbrella by junior cadre while they walk the lawn. Below is President Obama & UK Prime Minister David Cameron holding their umbrella while they chatted away. Lol…I have nothing to say.  You figure…

Aww, read Amber Rose’ wedding anniv. message to Wiz Khalifa

Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa secretly got married exactly today of  August 18th 2013. Happy Anniversary to them. 

Ebube Nwagbo shows off flawless makeover for award night

Stylish actress Ebube Nwagbo looked flawless at the Lagos Fashion Awards which held last night where she clinched the "Most fashionable Actress of the Year"award. She was styled Iposh looks. More pics after cut…

Omotola Ekeinde’s 2 daughters flaunt bikini bod in SA

Pictured far right are Omotola Ekeinde's two daughters Princess and Maraih Ekeinde having fun in a beach in South Africa. The actress and her family are currently on vacation in SA. The girls are so grown and beautiful. More pics after cut…

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