Thursday, 30 April 2015

PDP defectors will return from APC with empty stomachs – GEJ

President Goodluck Jonathan has commented on the rate at which members of the Peoples Democratic Party have defected to the All Progressives Congress.

The President says that the PDP members who switched allegiance to the APC after he lost the presidential election, would eventually return with empty stomach.

APC condemns Wike’s alleged moves to join party

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers state has alleged that the governor-elect in Rivers state, Nyesom Wike who won the guber contest in the state under PDP is making plans to cross to the APC.

Wike, who was declared winner of the governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, received knocks over the alleged moves from the leadership of the APC in Rivers state.

OMG! Man beats mother to death in Enugu

MEN of the Enugu police command are presently investigating double tragedy in the State in which a son hacked his father to death, while in another separate incident, a mother was beaten to death by her own son.

The State Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ebere Amaraizu in a press statement in Enugu yesterday who confirmed the two gory incidents gave a vivid account of the incidents.

Senate Presidency: Saraki gets endorsement of 64 senators

Ahead of the inauguration of the 8th Senate, 64 current and senators-elect yesterday had a meeting at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, to endorse the former Kwara State governor, Senator Bukola Saraki, for the post of Senate president.

Quoting a source at the meeting, ThisDay reports that the senators who are backing Saraki had decided to throw their weight behind the former Kwara State governor, because they want a “Senate

Probe me, I’ve nothing to hide – FCT Minister dares incoming APC administration

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, on Wednesday dared the incoming All Progressives Congress administration to probe his tenure as he had nothing to hide.

He said having being in the saddle for five years, he was armed with documents and records to account for his actions in office.

Why I want to succeed Mark as Senate President – Binta Garba

Senator-elect representing Adamawa North Senatorial District on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Binta Masi Garba, said on Wednesday that she wants to make history as the first female Senate President in the country.

According to her, as the only female Senator from the North, her interest to contest for the office of the President of the Senate was to bring transparency and openness in the leadership of the red chamber.

Zoning tears APC apart

Leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, may have realized that some blessings, despite their salacious nature come with daunting challenges as they move to take one of the first major decisions since its victory against the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the just concluded national elections.

The decision to allocate positions to different geopolitical zones may be one of the party’s first litmus test. Most analysts have avowed that care must be taken as political stakeholders are waiting on the

Falling oil prices threaten my agenda — Buhari

The President- elect, General Muhammadu Buhari yesterday painted a gloomy picture in the economic development of his administration as he said that the decline in the revenues due to fall in oil prices poses a great threat to his administration’s development agenda.

Gen. Buhari who visited the newly elected Senators and House of Representatives members who are undergoing induction course in preparation for the 8th National Assembly in Abuja also said that the

Transition: Don’t take Jonathan’s magnanimity as cowardice, Jonathan’s men tell Buhari’s men

Abuja — A disagreement has broken out between the transition committees of outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan and the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) as the President accused the Buhari team of acting like a parallel government and trying to stampede the Jonathan administration out of office.

Addressing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting, yesterday,

Buhari seeks N’Assembly support to tackle corruption

The President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday pledged to work with the incoming 8th National Assembly as development partners to tackle corruption and reduce the cost of running government.

Buhari stated this while addressing a joint session of the re-elected and fresh members of the two chambers of the National Assembly, who were currently undergoing a one-week induction

Buhari must not step into Aso Rock before May 29,Fayose will go to jail-Prophet Tibetan

Prophet Tibetan who predicted Buhari's victory has made more predictions. Speaking to Encomium, he said   
Buhari will not die in office. God prolonged the life of King Hezekiah in the Bible and this is Buhari’s portion. He won’t die in office. He has a job to do. There is no time to waste. Mr. President-elect should hit the ground running on his first day in office because he already has

Subsidy removal: Nigerians gear up for showdown against Buhari

Barely one month to the end of the President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, a stage appears set for a showdown between the President-Elect, Muhammadu Buhari and the vast majority of Nigerians.

This followed the passage of the 2015 budget of N4.493tr, with allocation for subsidy on petrol conspicuously missing.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Photos: Buhari inaugurates 19-member Transition Committee

The President-elect, Gen. Buhari, today Wednesday April 29th in Abuja inaugurated a 19-member Transition Committee to liaise with its Federal Government counterpart to ensure a smooth transition. See the photos and names of the transition committee members after the cut...

Fatal Accident On 3rd Mainland Bridge (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

An unidentified man and a male passenger on a power bike was this afternoon involved in a serious accident on the 3rd mainland bridge which claimed their lives at the spot..

below is a picture of one of the victim, please the photo is too Graphic,Viewers discretion is adviced

Photos: Desmond Elliot receives his Certificate of Return

Actor Desmond Elliot who won the Lagos state House of Assembly seat for Surulere constituency I, received his certificate of return today April 29th. More photos after the cut...

What I Want to Accomplish as President of Nigeria - Buhari Addresses Incumbent Lawmakers

Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria's president elect today addressed incumbent lawmakers on the things he hopes to accomplish as President. 


Baby barely 4Months old found alive after 4 days buried alive in Nepal earthquake rubble(photos)

It was a happy moment as rescue workers working on the Nepal 7.8 magnitude earthquake site that killed over 5,000 people rescued a 4 months old baby after 4 days of being buried under the rubbles.

See another photo below

Cheating or ‘Self-Service’? Watch OC Ukeje, Ini Edo & More Celebrities Choose What They Would Want Their Spouse to Do

At the recently held Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards, FlytimeTV was on the red carpet with on-air personality Nedu as they put celebrities on the spot by asking a tricky question.

FlytimeTV asked, ‘Would you prefer your spouse to masturbate or cheat on you?’

Watch what OC Ukeje, Femi Branch, Lilian Unachukwu, Charles Novia, Mike Ezuruonye, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Uru Eke, Ini Edo, Gabriel Afolayan, Eucharia Anunobi, Gideon Okeke and more have to say below.

PHOTO: Buhari,Osinbajo Having 'Poor Man' Breakfast

Nigeria's president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari and VP-elect, Prof Yemi Osinbajo having using N30 Milo sachet for breakfast.

General Buhari To Address Legislators-elect Today

Nigeria’s President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 address all incoming legislators – senate and house of representatives.

According to Garba Shehu, the Director of Media and Publicity for the All progressives Congress (APC) Presidential campaign organisation, asides addressing the legislators-elect, general Buhari will also formally inaugurate his transition committee, expected to interface with the team put together by President Goodluck Jonathan.

Too Early? German Chancellor, Merkel Invites General Buhari To G-7 Summit

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has invited Nigeria’s President- elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to attend the Group of Seven industrialized nations of the world (G-7) summit to be held in Berlin, the German capital on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, 2015.

Jonathan, Sambo, others to get N3.24bn severance pay

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, Vice-president Namadi Sambo, non-returning federal lawmakers, ministers and presidential aides will collect N3.24bn as severance allowances, investigation byThe PUNCH has shown.

The severance allowances are contained in the Remuneration Package put together by the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission.

APC asks Jega to investigate allegation of N600m bribe offered to REC in Rivers

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has appealed to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, to investigate the Commission’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in the State, Mrs. Gesila Khan.
The APC is making the appeal over allegations that Khan received a N600 million bribe from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state.

I Never Apologised To Bode George – Tinubu

When I sometimes tell you that politics is more interesting than gossip, you won’t believe me, lol. Just when Mr Sunday Dare, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s media aide replied PDP Chieftain Bode George this morning saying, Bode George should not be taken seriously for saying Tinubu apologised to him openly, because he is only seeking political relevance which has since left him.

Baby Sold For N150k By Mother & Doctor Rescued By Police

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has recovered a baby boy, David Johnny, who was stolen by a doctor with the connivance of his mother, Esther Johnny, and sold to a woman in Abuja.

It was learnt that the mother initially denied knowledge of the crime as the police intensified efforts to unravel the whereabouts of the baby.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Constitution Amendment: We’ll resist attempts to frustrate it – Ekweremadu

ABUJA – The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu yesterday said that no amount of propaganda from any quarter would deter the National Assembly from going ahead with the constitution amendment even as he said that NASS, has not been served with any court process stopping the amendment.

Senate passes 2015 budget

ABUJA – THE Senate, Tuesday, passed the sum of N4.493 trillion budget for the 2015 fiscal year, but with an increment of N135.4 billion above what the executive arm of government earlier prepared and submitted to the National Assembly for approval.

Buhari will not discriminate against any media organization, including AIT – APC •Says TV station free to cover president-elect’s activities

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has clarified that all accredited media organizations in the country, including the African Independent Television (AIT), which was highly critical of its candidate in the run-up to the presidential elections are free to cover the activities of the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).

Senate Presidency: Tinubu bows to pressure, dumps Akume

AHEAD of the inauguration of the 8th Senate where a new Senate President would emerge, strong indications emerged yesterday that the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC and former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu may have bowed to pressure from the Senators that he should allow them elect their own Senate President.

Hate campaign: Buhari bars AIT from covering activities

President-elect, General Mohammadu Buhari may have just started a revenge mission on the African Independent Television, AIT when, yesterday, the security men attached to him barred the station’s correspondent, Tinabeso Bebei from covering Buhari’s functions.

Vanguard gathered that the directive was discreetly given to the correspondent by an official at the Defence House where the crew had gone to cover the visit of Cuban ambassador to Buhari.

“Tinubu Is A Former Heroin Trafficker” – US Newspaper

An American newspaper, The Daily Beast, has published an expose detailing Tinubu’s ties to a notorious heroin trafficking ring.
See the full report below

Nigeria’s election last month was celebrated as an unlikely victory for democracy in an African

MUST READ: South Africa's President Zuma in support of Xenophobic Violence

President Jacob Zuma on Monday hit out at other African countries after South Africa faced a backlash over the wave of anti-foreigner attacks in the country.

While Zuma condemned the violence, saying immigrants contributed to the South African economy, he also questioned why so many had flocked to South Africa.

Jonathan Says He’s Not Scared Of Being Probed By Buhari

President Goodluck Jonathan says he is not afraid of being probed after he leaves office on May 29.

In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, the President noted that investigations will not be out of place since Jonathan’s administration also reviewed the actions of previous governments on assumption of office.

GRAPHIC PHOTO: 7 dogs attack driver in Lagos

A 45-year-old commercial driver, Saturday Akpomose, narrowly escaped death last Saturday, after he was attacked by seven dogs at Ajah area of Lagos State. The timely intervention of residents and passers-by saved the driver from the dogs.

Akpomose, who hails from Akwa Ibom State, had gone to the area with his wife to visit his in-law, Mr. Christian Peter, when the dogs pounced on him.

Monday, 27 April 2015

Despite Defeat, See what Jonathan is still doing for Nigerians

Despite losing the March 28 presidential election to Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) of the All Progressives Congress, President Goodluck Jonathan is still working for Nigerians, the Presidency said on Sunday.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, made the clarification in a message he posted on his Facebook page on Sunday.

Gay stalker insists he was in a relationship with Yul Edochie

Yul Edochie’s gay prowler , Steven Ugochukwu, has accused the Nollywood actor of denying their affair on instagram.

DAILY POST recalls that the Actor had taken to twitter a month ago to expose the alleged impostor, claiming he has never met him neither does he have anything to do with him.

EXCLUSIVE: Nollywood Actress Adaorah Ukoh Involved In Motor Accident (PHOTOS)

Bold and beautiful Nollywood Actress, Adaorah Ukoh, was on Friday, April 24, 2015 involved in a motor accident. The Lekki Wives star who ran into a truck carrying bottles water at the Abraham Adesanya junction, Ajah.

Buhari’s Victory Was Won By Voter Intimidation, Lacks Popular Mandate – Balarabe Musa

Elder statesman and former civilian governor of old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa has stated that the recent victory of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari in the March 28 presidential election lacks a popular mandate.

According to him, it is unfortunate that out of 70 million registered voters; only 28 million Nigerians participated actively in the election.

Mu’azu asked to resign as PDP national Chairman

A former governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State, Mr. John Dara, has called on the party’s National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, to resign his appointment.

A statement by Dara explained that the honourable thing for Mu’azu to do was to resign his appointment because the party had suffered serious defeats in the last general elections.

MUST READ: Men who betrayed President Goodluck Jonathan

Adamu Mu’azu
He is the National Chairman of the President’s Party, PDP. He assumed office under very controversial circumstances, no thanks to the benevolence of President Goodluck Jonathan. But since he assumed duty, Mu’azu’s body language never suggested the required zeal and zest the party’s chief mobiliser should possess. He went further to manifest same in the critical electioneering days, giving impetus to speculations that he was a mole in the party whose heart was with the APC.
Though he claimed to be the “game changer”, many PDP members now wonder if Mu’azu did not really lead the party to change its fortunes.

APC accuses Jonathan of ‘last-minute dubious activities’

The All Progressives Congress has threatened to probe the outgoing administration of President Goodluck Jonathan over some “last-minute dubious activities” ahead of the May 29 handover.

The party alleged that the outgoing administration had been looting the nation’s resources, hurriedly recruiting into the public service and privatisatising key financial institutions.

15-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaults 42-Year-Old Woman On Train In Broad Daylight

A mother turned her son into police after she recognized him as the person who defiled a woman on a train. Read more from Worldwideweirdnews:

15-year-old Deshawn Isabelle of Chicago, Illinois, was charged as an adult in connection with a robbery and s*xual assault on a CTA Blue Line train. Prosecutors said that Isabelle’s mother recognized him from surveillance photos and took him to the police station to surrender.

Saturday, 25 April 2015

Senate President: I won't support anyone with corruption case says Buhari

As the 7th Senate winds up ahead of the inauguration of the 8th Senate on June 4, the upper legislative chambers is at the moment caught up in a high-level of intrigues, horse-trading and lobbying, backstabbing, in a bid to outwit one another or zone on who becomes the next president of the Senate.

However, this was even as facts have emerged that the President- elect, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, rtd, is not willing to support any Senator or member of the House of Representatives who has had or still has any corruption case or matter with the anti-corruption agencies or police for the leadership position in the National Assembly.

Bayelsa lawmaker, others dump PDP for APC

A member of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Alfred Egba, and other members of the Peoples Democratic Party have dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress.

Egba, representing Yenagoa Constituency 1, announced his defection to the APC on Friday.

Other members of the House who were denied tickets to return to the Assembly were said to have perfected plans to leave the PDP before May 29.

I won’t die because Jonathan lost election –Clark

A former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, has said it is wrong for anyone to think that he would die because President Goodluck Jonathan lost the March 28 presidential election.

Clark, who was one of the supporters of the President, spoke with journalists on Friday in Abuja.

He said some people had been going round with rumours that he collapsed when he heard about the outcome of the presidential election.

African leaders happy over Jonathan’s defeat – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said African leaders were happy over the defeat of President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election.

He told an audience at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington DC that his checks in a number of African countries suggested they were happy over the result of the election.

He said some Nigerians described President Jonathan as a moving train who was stopped from collapsing Nigeria.

Friday, 24 April 2015

Zoning of National Assembly offices: APC leaders' meeting end in deadlock

A meeting of top members of APC convened to resolve all disagreements bordering on the zoning of top offices in the incoming National Assembly ended in a deadlock on at the Rivers state Governors lodge Abuja on Wednesday April 22nd.

My life is in danger-Abia Female REC

Its no news that Abia state has gotten really messy after the elections were declared inconclusive,political thugs have taken to the streets with machetes and coffins, threatening masses to vote for particular candidates or be killed.The contending candidates are All Progressive Grand Alliance ,Dr. Allex Otti and Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu..

This $375 Dress Has The Internet Very Angry, CLICK To Find Out Why (PHOTO)

An American fashion label has come under fire for selling a ‘peasant’ dress… for £250.

New York-based label 6397, which describes itself as providing ‘style response to the needs of modern women’, is selling the shapeless cotton dress/ sack for $375 (£250).

The dress was flagged up by Reddit users, who took issue with poverty being exploited in the name of fashion… plus the irony of paying tons of money to look as if you have none.


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