Thursday, September 29, 2016

We Are Already Coming Out of Recession – Finance Minister

Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, the Minister of Finance, has said Nigeria is already getting out of the economic recession, given the pragmatic approaches the Federal Government is taking to reverse the trend.

50yr old Janet Jackson and her visible baby bump spotted in London (photos)

It was revealed months back that 50-year-old singer, Janet Jackson is pregnant with her first child with husband Wissam Al Mana. Exclusive photos obtained by ET shows Janet with her visible baby bump leaving London baby furniture store 'Back In Action' with a bag of products after a 45-minute visit. See more photos after the cut...

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Teen kills father, opens fire on schoolyard in South Carolina

A 14-year-old South Carolina boy shot and killed his father then drove to an elementary school playground where he shot and wounded two children and a teacher with a handgun before being tackled by a firefighter who held him till the police arrived, authorities said on Wednesday.

Kim Kardashian steps out in sheer outfit in Paris

On Wednesday, mother of 2 and business woman, Kim Kardashian was walking down the street after leaving the Balmain offices in the French capital when prankster Vitalii Sediuk slipped past security and tried to kiss her bum, fortunately he was stopped in time. The sheer dress was what Mrs West had on during that attack. More photos after the cut...

Rihanna lovely as she walks the runway for her Fenty-Puma collaboration at the Paris Fashion Week

The 28-year-old singer debuted her SS17 collection at the Paris Fashion Week and looked unfazed as she took to unchartered waters with her first foray into the fashion industry. Strutting her stuff on the catwalk at a packed room in the Hotel de Salomon De Rothschild, she showed off pieces from her Fenty x Puma collaboration to the applause of guests. More photos after the cut...

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Alleged forgery: Saraki, Ekweremadu's trial adjourned till October 7th


The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu for alleged forgery of the senate standing rules that brought them into office during the senate leadership election in June last year, has been adjourned to October 7th.

Arsenal footballer Hector Bellerin goes on dinner date with Bollywood star Esha Gupta

 Arsenal footballer Hector Bellerin took top Bollywood actress Esha Gupta on a dinner date on Tuesday. Bellerin and the Bollywood actress, who he just met on Saturday when she came to watch Arsenal's game with Chelsea dined in Vanilla Black, a vegetarian restaurant in London, and were seen laughing and joking as they walked to the Arsenal defender's Mercedes-Benz C450. More photos after the cut.

Mauritius goalkeeper Leopold arrested after police find 22 doses of heroin in his house

Mauritius international goalkeeper, Joseph Kinsley Steward Leopold who was part of the country's team at the last Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign has been arrested by the Mauritius' Anti-drug Smuggling Police Unit after they found 22 doses of heroin,  razor blades, scales and materials used to package drugs in his Port Louis home.

House of Representatives suspends Abdulmumin Jibrin

The House of Representatives has suspended Abdulmumin Jibrin, the sacked chairman of the House committee on Appropriation. Jibrin has been at loggerheads with the leadership of the house after his suspension in July. He has overtime accused the speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, 3 principal officers and 9 other lawmakers of budget padding.

Photos: School building collapses in Lagos

A school building collapsed at Ajose street, Amukoko Apapa this morning. The building has since been sealed. One person was reportedly killed in the incident. More photos after the cut.

Photos: Six people reportedly found dead in a 'brothel' in Umuahia, Abia State


Six people were reportedly found dead and two others unconscious earlier today at 50-50 Hotel, located around Uyo street in Umuahia, Abia State. According to Abia Facts Newspaper: 

REVEALED | How I Got $4million From Jonathan’s Aide

A witness has opened up before the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos how he got $4million cash from former President Goodluck Jonathan’s ex-aide Waripamo-Owei Dudafa.
It was during the trial of the former Senior Special Assistant of Domestic Affairs to the ex-President on a 23-count charge of concealment, retention of proceeds of crime, and failure to furnish information, before Justice Mohammed Idris.

Court in Oyo State sentence couple to 14 years imprisonment for human trafficking


A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo state on Monday 26th September, 2016; sentenced a couple to 14 years imprisonment with hard labour for procurement and facilitating the trafficking and forcing one Bidemi Adesina into prostitution in Libya.

TMZ claims separate baby showers were in the works for Rob K & Blac Chyna, but he had no idea!

TMZ has shared a new update on the drama between Rob Kardashian, Blac Chyna and the Kardashian sisters. For starters, Rob had publicly shared his younger sister Kylie's phone number in revenge against his family for allegedly planning a baby shower without inviting his pregnant fiancee.

50 children raped in the state within the last four months - Plateau State Government


About 50 children have been raped in the state in the past four months alone, according to a shocking data disclosed by Plateau State Government:

24 year old teaching assistant stand trial for sleeping with a 15yr old school girl, 14 times

 A 24 year old teaching assistant Hamid Bhatti, allegedly slept with a 15 year old year ten pupil 14 times after grooming her while on a work placement at her school, a court heard on Monday.
According to the court hearing, Bhatti was caught having a fling with the then 15-year-old schoolgirl after her mother found his love note saying, “You were amazing last night as always”.

Forget Recession! Here are 5 Effective Ways to Turn Your Startup Plan into Reality


Converting a raw startup idea into reality is an enormous task. The onus is on you to ensure that the idea comes to a fruition notwithstanding the circumstances. This is perhaps why some Nigerians are scared to the bone about floating a startup. It is even more discouraging as Nigeria is currently experiencing a recession whose end is unknown.

#Cabalization of National Treasures: Why Buhari Cannot Be Given Emergency Powers

When we rejected Jonathan's sale of Nigeria's assets, it was on a simple premise: if you are not competent enough to lead based on your inadequacies or those of your appointees who administrate and advice cluelessly and corruptly, then you lack the authority to take major economic decisions like auction Nigeria's prized assets. 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Graphic Photos: Suspected thief burnt to death by angry mob in Lagos

An Okada rider was burnt to death by an angry mob for his involvement in a robbery at Finger bus-stop, Badagry Expressway, Lagos, today September 27th. Narrating what happened, a LIB eyewitness said the bike man was shot while trying to escape with his accomplice after a robbery.

ECONOMY | Naira Crashes To 445 To One Dollar

The poor performance of Nigeria Naira against other currency, particular the major ones, is troubling to say the least. The naira sustained its decline on the parallel market as it slipped to N445 to the dollar on Monday, lower than the N440 to the dollar it closed on Friday as pressure and activities of speculators continued to hurt the nation’s currency.

DETAILS | How Diezani allegedly bought the Le-Meriden Hotel


Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria’s former Petroleum Resources Minister, purchased Port Harcourt’s Le Meridien Hotel for $25million from a former Rivers State military administrator, Anthony Ukpo.

US #Debates2016: Hillary Clinton's Message Is Clear & Direct


President Barrack Obama once described Hillary Clinton as the most prepared candidate for office of the President of United State. So far, with her words, she's living up to that endorsement.

HOW TRUE? Presidency Plotting To Scheme Tinubu Out Of APC Hierarchy – Yakasai


Erstwhile adviser to former President, Shehu Shagari on National Assembly matters, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has alleged that there is an evil scheme in the Presidency to completely scheme out the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu from the hierarchy of the ruling party.

Niger Delta Militants Force Shell to Shut Down Major Crude Oil Export Line (DETAILS)

Nigeria’s crude oil production suffered fresh set back on Monday as Trans Niger Pipeline, (TNP), which exports about 180,000 barrels of crude oil per day was shut down as a precautionary measure after a fire was seen on the “right of way” at Gio community in Ogoni land.