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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

American Woman Hails Locally Made Nigerian Outfits She Got For Her Children. Photos

An American woman identified as Sarah Curran who lives in California has hailed Nigerian outfits after getting some from Lagos for her little children. The excited woman revealed that her friend Natalie Kostich who visited Lagos, Nigeria recently – bought the locally made attire and gave them to her for her kids.



According to Sarah, her little children appreciated the outfit so much that they played all morning in it.
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Mourinho, Alex Ferguson, Zidane, And Other Top Coaches Spotted At A Football Conference

Jose Mourinho is spending the final few hours of the transfer window mixing it up alongside the top football managers in Europe. Manchester United boss Mourinho is at the Uefa Elite Coaches Forum in Nyom, Switzerland.



Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson is charing the annual event, which sees a select group of managers coming together for a conference.
Mourinho’s United predecessor Louis van Gall was also in attendance alongside Newcastle gaffer Rafa Benitez, Real Madrid head honcho Zinedine Zidane and a whole host of tactical geniuses.
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Donald Trump Look-a-like Paraded Topless Around City Center Like A Dog. Photos

A semi-n@ked Donald Trump look-a-like being was made to ‘walk’ around on a dog lead. The video footage – published in local media – shows oligarch Aleksandr Donskoy parading the Trump-style ‘dog’ around the city in St Petersburg, Russia.




The man, stripped to the waist and wearing a blond wig and a rubber Trump mask, snarls at passers by as Donskoy urges him: “Bite! Bite!”
As shoppers and office workers start to laugh at the spectacle, Donskoy leads the bogus hound to his car where he barks at people through the window.
Donskoy – who dubbed his stunt ‘Trump, Heel!’ – said: “The politician, who has given people great hope – not only in my country, but also the majority of Russians, Americans and residents of many other countries – was not able to keep his promises and follow his principles.”

The footage was initially available on YouTube, but it was later taken down, with a message saying: “This video has been removed for violating YouTube’s policy on harassment and bullying.”
Donskoy – once the he Mayor of the northern Russian city Arkhangelsk – is known in Russia for his weird video stunts.
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Young Man Savagely Beats And Drags His Father’s Mistress In The Middle Of A Street. Photos

A young man beat up his own father’s mistress in the middle of a Chinese street.  The man is said to have blamed the mistress for his parents’ failed marriage and decided to take revenge on behalf of his mother.  The incident took place in Yuzhou City, central China’s Henan province on August 27.



In the footage the man can be seen grabbing the woman by the hair and stomping on her as onlookers watch.
He throws the woman to the ground and slaps and punches her.

The woman and the suspect’s father are thought to have planned a date and the son decided to teach her a lesson for becoming involved in his family’s affairs.
He was eventually stopped when police arrived. Authorities are now said to be investigating the incident.

According to reports, a police spokesman said the pair were likely to resolve the matter privately.
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Ebonyi speaker makes case for LG autonomy



NULGE rally
NULGE rally in Abuja
By Chukwuemeka Opara
Mr Francis Nwifuru, Speaker of Ebonyi House of Assembly has assured members of Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE ) Ebonyi chapter, that the state government supports local government autonomy.
Nwifuru spoke in Abakaliki on Wednesday when NULGE members marched to the assembly complex to seek the lawmakers support for local government autonomy, already endorsed by the National Assembly.
The National Assembly endorsement to sail through, it must be endorsed by the houses of assemblies of two-thirds of the 36 states.
According to Nwifuru, besides the Assembly being in support of local government autonomy, Gov. Dave Umahi, is also highly in support of the autonomy.
According to the speaker, the governor endorsed the autonomy in a letter for constitutional amendments he sent to him as required by all State House of Assembly speakers.
“The speakers were invited to Lagos on the issue of constitutional amendments with relevant sections to be amended and asked to present the letters to their governors.

“My governor fortunately voted in support of the autonomy and told me that we should try them and leave Nigerians to see and deal with them if they fail,” he said.
The speaker advised NULGE not to hold him responsible for the outcome of the assembly members’ votes on the autonomy, but to immediately consult with their constituencies’ representatives before resumption from recess.
“You watched the National Assembly voting process during the constitutional amendment and you saw that the Senate President and Speaker of House of Representatives did not vote.
“They will only vote when there are contradictory situations to ascertain whether the issues will scale through or be rejected.
“Go and discuss with your representatives so that when we reconvene by Oct. 3 and start debating on them, you must have given them inputs to support the autonomy.
“You should dialogue, educate and give them clear explanations on the merits of local government autonomy because it is what all of us needs and can be achieved through unity,” he said.
Mr Leonard Nkah, Ebonyi NULGE President, noted that autonomy would ensure that local government chairmen would stop blaming state governors as excuses for non-performance.
“It will curb the excesses of the chairmen and abolish issues like bloating of workers and teachers payroll with its attendant vices and consequences.
“Autonomy will also enable the local governments bounce back with activities and replicate the state tier of government in areas of road construction, agricultural enhancement, revenue generation, among others.
He also remarked that autonomy will create a political-level playing ground for true grassroots politicians to emerge as chairmen and councillors.

“This will create a level of stability that will attract high profile individuals to participate in grassroots governance and contribute toward the tier’s enhancement.
“Autonomy will also create financial discipline to check financial mismanagement and obligation of the holders of the peoples’ mandates,” he said.
Mr Abimbola Babalola, National Trustee member of NULGE, who represented the National President, noted that autonomy of local governments would also ensure the autonomy of the state houses of assemblies.
NULGE members during the rally marched to the government house and through major streets of Abakaliki.
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Pop star Justin Bieber’s testicle puts nurse in trouble

Nurse: sues for justice over sack in Justin Biebar’s testicle problem
The female nurse terminated after being accused of illegally accessing pop star Justin medical record when he was taken in for twisted testicle, is crying for justice.
Her employer accused her of accessing Bieber’s medical file to confirm rumour that he had sexually transmitted infection.
The former employee at Northwell Health in Long Island has sued, claiming wrongful termination based on alleged incident involving the pop star’s medical records.
Bieber visited Northwell Health in Long Island in May, fearing he had twisted a testicle playing soccer.
Now, New York employment attorney David H. Rosenberg tells Billboard that his client Kelly Lombardo, a former staffer at Northwell, was fired over accusations that she illegally accessed Bieber’s medical file during the May 18, 2017 visit.
On the day in question, according to Rosenberg and an administrative action filed Tuesday (Aug. 29) with the New York Division of Human Rights, Lombardo heard a rumour that Bieber was in for a sexually transmitted infection.
But she alleges she didn’t believe the STI claim and maintains that she never had access to the pop star’s files nor any contact with him at all.
Rosenberg says that when Lombardo denied the accusations to her employers, they implied that as a young female, she must have been curious to know why Bieber was in the ER.
Lombardo is filing for administrative action with the New York State Division of Human Rights, alleging gender discrimination and wrongful termination.
“My client never accessed Mr. Bieber’s medical file. She was falsely accused of doing it because of her gender,” Rosenberg tells Billboard.
“We look forward to vigorously prosecuting these claims at the New York Division of Human Righ
Source: Billborad
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PTAD pays over N7bn to 236,705 pensioners in August



PTAD pays over N7bn to 236,705 pensioners in August
By Kingsley Okoye
The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) says it has concluded payment of August monthly pensions of retirees under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS).
A statement by PATD’s Deputy Director, Corporate Communications, Mr Emma Okondo, said about N7.5 billion was paid to 236,705 Pensioners under the scheme.
It stated that PTAD was committed to keeping its promise of making prompt payment to pensioners when due.(NAN).
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Sallah: Lagos Police to cover 344 praying grounds – CP



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Eid-el-Kabir: Lagos Police to cover 344 praying grounds – CP
By Mateen Badru
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, on Wednesday said the Command had put adequate security measures in place to cover some 344 Muslim praying grounds identified in the state during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
Owoseni, assuring Lagos residents of plans to ensure a hitch-free festival, however urged members of the public to celebrate modestly and not provoke any form of violence in the state.
“The Eid-il-Kabir is two days away. The command, while wishing Muslim faithful happy celebration, states that every operational plan is in place, including identification of Muslim praying grounds in Lagos, which are about 344.
“Adequate security measures have been made to cover the praying grounds and to ensure that all routes are covered by police presence.
“This is to effectively manage the traffic and assure fun-seekers and Muslim faithful of security to and from praying grounds.
” The command will not give room to any criminal element to molest or attack anyone in the state.
“The police and other security agencies are fully on ground and well positioned. Their eagle eyes will catch anyone who tries to commit a crime,” he said.
Owoseni advised members of the public to report any suspicious activity to the police and other security agencies.
He said that measures had also been put in place in collaboration with Ogun State Police Command to cover exit routes by increasing visibility on the routes. (NAN)
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Germany’s Allianz takes over Nigerian insurer


Allianz CEO Oliver Bate: Takes over Nigerian insurer
Germany’s Allianz plans to pay $35 million for 98 percent stake in Nigerian insurer Ensure Insurance in a push for growth in Africa, where many people are uninsured.
Foreign insurers are banking on growing premiums as the continent develops its infrastructure and a consumer class demands protection from risk.
Allianz said that it would acquire the stake from UK-based holding company Greenoaks Global Holdings. Ensure Insurance offers life and non-life cover to businesses and retail clients and generated 11 million euros ($13 million) in gross premiums last year.
The Allianz group has operations in 16 African countries and views the Ensure acquisition as an opportunity to tap into Nigeria’s strong demographics and economy.
“The transaction gives Allianz access to the fifth-largest insurance market in Africa and is in line with our strategy to capture long-term growth opportunities on the continent,” said Allianz Africa spokeswoman Bettina Sattler.
“It is also a market with significant entry barriers, which is another reason why this acquisition is a great opportunity for us. Entering Nigeria with a team that knows the market was essential for us.”
Allianz expects the acquisition to close this year and said it intends to retain Ensure’s management team.
The german insurer plans to focus on property and casualty insurance, particulary underwriting industrial and speciality risk in the energy sector as well a large complex risks such as infrastructure.
“In the past two years, we have been quite visible in Nigeria, sharing our risk-management expertise in power, oil and gas, as well as cyber insurance,” Sattler said.
“Now that we have a company locally … the retail sector is another growth sector for us.”
Allianz follows British insurer Prudential which last month bought a majority stake in Nigeria’s Zenith Life to gain access to the African country’s fast-growing insurance market.
South African insurer Liberty Holdings, which bought remaining shares it didn’t already own in Nigeria’s Total Health Trust in August 2015, said in February that it would acquire a 75 percent stake in an unidentified Nigerian long-term insurer for 160 million rand ($12 million).
France’s AXA acquired Nigeria’s fourth-largest insurer Mansard Insurance three years ago.
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Mimiko left over N220b debt, says Akeredolu

By Ayodeji Alabi/Akure
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says his administration inherited a debt burden of N220.58bn at its inception.
Akeredolu made this known in Akure on Wednesday while swearing-in commissioners and special advisers. He advised the people of the state to refrain from acts that could further push the state into deep economic crisis.
But his claim about the debt legacy was promptly attacked by a former commissioner for Information during the Mimiko administration, Mr Kayode Akinmade, who said that Mimiko left N20billion in the kitty of the state government. Akinmade skirted the issue of debt and also did not explain why Mimiko failed to match the N38.64 billion left in the kitty of the state government by his predecessor, Gov.Olusegun Agagu.
Akeredolu said with a debt of more than N220 billion, it was not difficult for anyone to know that the government’s capacity for adjustment to cater for the people had been stretched to its limit.
According to him Internal Debt of N53.15billion constituted almost a quarter of the debt legacy.
Others are External Debt, N17.48billion; Unpaid Salaries and Allowances, Aug. to Dec. 2016, N17.27billion; and Jan. to Feb. 2017, N6,91billion, Ondo State Pension Liabilities, N4.80billion; Ondo State Gratuity, N15.04billion; Unpaid Local Government Salaries and Allowances Aug. to Dec. 2016, N9.3billion; Jan. to Feb. 2017, N5.19billion.
Local Government Pension Liabilities of N25.23billion; Local Government Gratuities N20,96billion; Contractors’ Liabilities N39.74billion; Outstanding payment requests in the Office of the Accountant-General without cash backing, N5.45billion made up the rest of the debt profile.
However, Akeredolu promised to provide the needed leadership to move the state forward and make life more abundant for the people.
“We will continue to strive to keep that vow within the available resources. We can turn things around positively,’’ he said.
The governor also congratulated the commissioners and special assistants, adding that they should use this opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people.
Mr Femi Agagu, who spoke on behalf of other commissioners, thanked the governor for the privilege given them to serve the people.
“We are aware that your administration has a blueprint to transform the state. Collectively, we will take the state to a glorious destination.
“We pledge to discharge our duties faithfully and with the fear of God. We will defend the oath we have sworn to and we will uphold this honour you have bestowed on us,” Agagu said.
The commissioners are Mr Taofiq Abdusallam, Mr Rasheed Badmus, Mr Solagbade Amodeni, Chief Adegboyega Adefarati, Mr Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye, Mrs Omowumi Olatunji, Mr Donald Ojogo, Mr Yemi Olowolabi and Dr Wahab Adegbenro.
Others are; Mr Funso Esan, Mr Wale Akinterinwa, Pastor Emmanuel Igbasan, Alhaji Olurimisi Ismaila, Mr Femi Agagu, Prof. Bayonle Ademodi, Mrs Julianah Fagbemi, Mr Timilehin Adelegbe and Mr Kola Olawole.
The special advisers sworn in include Mr Victor Olabimtan, Mrs Olubukola Ademosu, Mr Tunji Ariyomo, Mr Tobi Ogunleye, and Mr Akinboye Oyewunmi.
Others are Dr Olawunmi Ilawole, Dr Jibayo Adeyeye, Mr Tunji Fabiyi, Mr Alaba Isijola, and Mr Raheem Aminu.
Former Gov. Olusegun Mimiko handed over to Akeredolu on Feb.24, 2017.
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Police DPO Arrested For Colluding With Junior Officer To Aide Ritual Killer’s Escape


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A Divisional Police Officer in Rivers State has been arrested on the orders of the State Police Command for his alleged involvement in the escape of one Ifeanyi Dike (pictured) who killed an eight-year-old for alleged money ritual, Punchng reports.
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A reliable police source disclosed that the DPO, who was arrested on Monday, was deeply involved in telephone calls between him and Johnbosco Okoroeze, a dismissed police sergeant, which indicated that there was a premeditated action by him to allow the suspected ritual killer to escape.
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It was gathered that while preparations were ongoing by both the father of the deceased, Dr. Ernest Nmezuwuba, and the suspect (Dike) to write their statements, several calls were received from the said DPO by Okoroeze.
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The top police source said, “We have enough evidence to believe that the DPO was working hand in hand with the ex-sergeant, who has been remanded in police custody. The DPO has been arrested.
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Even the father of the girl that was killed had said that there was communication with the IPO (dismissed sergeant) handling the matter and somebody that has not been disclosed. This happened while they were bringing the suspected ritual killer to the State Police Headquarters.
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All these and many more will serve as evidence against the DPO, who we believe has a lot to explain about his possible involvement in the escape of Ifeanyi Dike, who killed an eight-year-old boy, ostensibly for money ritual.”
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Ifeanyi Dike had allegedly raped, killed and removed vital organs of an eight-year-old girl, Victory Chikamso, before escaping from police custody. He was able to escape because one of the policemen on duty on Saturday night had unlocked the handcuffs for him to write his statement.
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Dele Momodu confirms the crash of Olori Wuraola’s 17-month-old marriage to the Ooni of Ife

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OAP Tosin Bucknor’s French husband pens an emotional tribute to her late dad

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14-yr-old cultist, 3 other teenagers arrested with gun and charms in Imo State


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Police operatives attached to Isiala-Ngwa North Division, during a raid of suspected criminal hideouts at Mbubo Nsulu Isiala-Ngwa North, arrested four teenagers belonging to the notorious ABC cult group.
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The cultists, whose names are David Adieze aged 18yrs, Chinemere Isaac aged 14yrs, Chimezie Moses Francis 17yrs and Okon Effiong Samuel aged 19yrs were arrested with one locally made Revolver pistol, its 2 rounds of live ammunition and charms. Investigation is in progress
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Davido reunites with Imade and baby mama, Sophie in Atlanta, buys daughter 30 billion gang chain (Photos)

Nigerian music star, Davido has reunited with his daughter Imade and his baby mama Sophie who were pictured earlier today on their way to Atlanta, United States for vacation.
The overjoyed dad also bought his daughter, ’30 Billion’ gang chain. Here are Snapchat photos;
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I’m still Lagos Police Commissioner, Owoseni says

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, on Wednesday said he was not aware of the appointment of a new police commissioner for the state.
Owoseni told newsmen at the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, that he was yet to receive any directive concerning a new police commissioner in the state.
“When we get the information, we will let you know,”Owoseni told journalists, in reaction to reports of his reassignment, which was published by some online media organisations.
Some online media organisations had reported that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has appointed a new police commissioner for Lagos State.
Owoseni, on Wednesday, also spoke at a conference on security challenges in health institutions scientific Lagos University Teaching Hospital in his capacity as the Lagos police commissioner.
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Why I forgave Kemi Olunloyo –Seyi Law



Seyi Law
Nigeria comedian,Seyi Law, who had a social media banter with controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, has disclosed why he forgave Kemi who slammed him alongside his wife and daughter.
The ace comedian said;
“I didn’t have anything personal against Kemi Olunloyo; I only responded as a father because I would do anything to protect my daughter. Kemi recorded a video in which she begged my daughter to forgive her and that’s okay by me.”
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With a wheelbarrow ride, friends celebrate their friend, a sachet water seller, upon his graduation in Liberia


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Photos: President Buhari meets with Emir of Daura, others as he touched down Katsina State ahead of Eid El Kabir



Shortly after presiding over the Federeal Executive Council meeting and hosting the national women's basketball team who won at the AfroBasket tournament in Mali last week, President Buhari headed to his hometown Daura in Katsina State to celebrate the 2017 Eid El Kabir.

On arrival, he met with the Emir of Daura H.R.H. Alhaji Umar Faruk Umar, Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari, Emir of Katsina HRH Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman and GOC 1 Division Nigerian Army Major General Adeniyi Oyebade.



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Lovely photos of ex-BBA contestant, Uriel, and her mum on the red carpet




Uriel who has always been open about her mum's battle with dementia, shared these photos of herself and her mum on the red carpet of an event and wrote;
"Mum on the red carpet... This woman right here is my soul..7 years with Dementia".

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Green with envy! Toke Makinwa is gorgeous in matching green dress and gele



The media personality looked stunning in a lovely gown and gele for a wedding scene on the set of her movie.

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How do people fall out of love so quickly?



One minute you're giddy, crazy, madly inlove and can't wait to spend the rest of your lives together and the next minute, you want them gone as far away as possible from you.

Was it that it wasn't genuine love in the first place?
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Twitter Poll: How long should a 'normal round' of sex last?



Today, Twitter user @ogbeni_kombo asked a very important question. He says, 'I see a lot of people saying 45 minutes is too much for 1 round of sex. Pls how long should a 'normal' sex take?'

Oya guys drop your answers! *wink*
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Chloe Green sparks rumours she's engaged to "hot felon" Jeremy Meeks as she flaunts diamond ring




Topshop heiress Chloe Green displayed diamonds on her ring finger while cuddling up to her boyfriend Jeremy Meeks in a series of social media posts, and it sparked speculations she's engaged to him.
The 26-year-old shoe designer alternated the bling between her two ring fingers in shots posted on Instagram. Chloe and Jeremy are on a trip to Miami Beach where they were seen looking extremely cozy, with Jeremy cupping Chloe's boobs in one photo.
The couple has received huge backlash over their relationship yet they seemed totally unconcerned as they got up close on the shores.
More photos below.



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