related December 2015

After the bitter social media war, Dele Momodu shares photos with Davido's babymama, Sophia

 
After the bitter social media drama between them and Davido, Ovation publisher, Dele Momodu shared end of the year family photos with his wife, uncle and  as well as Davido's estranged baby mama, Sophia Momodu. (She's the one leaning on him)..

He has four children, none pictured here..
The Momodus earlier today after prayers and breakfast... Sophie, Uncle Louis, Mobolaji, Priscilla and Junior., He wrote...

2face Idibia's romantic New Year message

 
Music legend 2face Idibia message shared a beautiful newyear message and photo.

He wrote 

One love 2 everybody that made 2015 a beautiful part of life's journey. May we countdown to 2016 in peace and with wisdom to do better. Una 2 mush!!! Thanx From me and mine.

Talk about my crashed marriage and get blocked - Toyin Aimakhu issues fans new rule for 2016

 
Toyin Aimakhu is ending the year by issuing a warning to her Instagram followers. She says if anyone talks about her crashed marriage or home, she will block the person. 

She wrote..
"I appreciate you all and I love you all pls it's just few hours to 2016,pls from 12am if anyone comes to my page to talk about anything about marriage or home,I'm deeply sorry but will be force to block the person...Nigeria is the only country where women don't support each other,even the ones that wants to support they will attack them pls let's support ourselves alot of pple are dieing but shy to come out cos of what fellow women will say,pls let's support and love ourselves,happy new year in advance"

Fire engulfs 5 star Address Hotel in Dubai (Photos)

 
A huge fire has broken out in a hotel in Dubai ahead of tonight's New Year's Eve celebrations.

Pictures shared on Twitter shows the Address Downtown Dubai hotel engulfed in flames.
The fire is said to have started on one of the hotel's balconies.They have also said no one was hurt in the blaze.

Ali Al Mutawa, of Dubai's Civil Defence, told 7Days UAE:
'We have controlled 65 per cent of the fire in the hotel and no casualties have been seen so far after evacuating the hotel.'
The fire, which is only on the outside of the building, started on the 20th floor.

Monalisa Chinda, Lola & Anita Okoye, Helen Prest-Ajayi & More Walk Against Violence Towards Women/Children (Photos)

DEL_3422 
On Saturday, December 12th, Motherhood In-Style Magazine held its Mums Netwalking event, as a way to raise an awareness about the need to take action towards ending violence against women and children.

With news of mindless incidents of violence perpetrated against women and children increasing everyday, and in the wake of the senseless, police related killings of two mothers, Beauty Macloed and Idongesit Udo, Motherhood In-Style magazine felt the urgent need to do something, and this inspired the organization of the walk.

See what happened to this fine car after it burst into flames on 3rd mainland bridge

This fine decided not to follow its owner to 2016. The car suddenly burst into flames while it was being driven on Third mainland bridge, Lagos and Passersby tried but couldn't put out the fire. 
The car burnt to ashes while the owner look helplessly. See photos below..

“Media Chat Exposed Buhari’s Undemocratic Character”- PDP

Read the press statement from PDP below...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s responses at the Wednesday Presidential Media Chat were not only embarrassing but also further exposed his undemocratic character as an unrepentant tyrant who has no regard for the rule of law and the self-worth of Nigerian citizens.

The party, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, on Thursday also said the President confirmed his partisanship in the much-vaunted war against corruption by openly absolving his ministers and party members of corrupt practices.

NEMA welcomes 2 newborn babies in Adamawa IDP camps

 
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) welcomed newborn babies during the holidays.
The babies were born on December 27 and 30th. Another photo below..

Lagos state House of Assembly annuls Femi Pedro’s 2007 impeachment

Femi Pedro 
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday invalidated the impeachment of former Deputy Governor of the state, Femi Pedro.

The resolution followed the adoption of the recommendation of the eight member Ad Hoc Committee constituted on July 2, to review the circumstances that led to impeachment of Pedro.

The House, which passed a vote of confidence on Pedro, said that the allegations of his impeachment were not connected to criminal charges.

The committee, headed by the Majority Leader, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, in its report said:

It's easier to operate in Ghana than Nigeria - Robbery suspect confesses

 
Read Statement from the Rapid Response Squad.

A robbery suspect and ex–convict, Wasami Dennis, 32, was arrested by operatives of the RRS in his hideout in Agbole Orile in Lagos. He confessed that it was easier for him to operate in Ghana than Nigeria because Ghanaians are not security conscious like Nigerians. This trans-border robbery suspect hails from Abraka town, Delta State. He was released almost a year ago from Kirikiri prison after he was convicted for a break-in-and-run robbery incidence in Festac, Lagos, Nigeria.
"I was just released from prison about a year ago. I was caught in possession of a stolen laptop from Ghana along with three machetes hidden inside the walls of the hideout," he narrated.

Kenyan socialite Vera Sidika shows of her super naked butt on Instagram, with sexy tips for ladies

 
Kenyan socialite and model, Vera Sidika shows of her super bakassi in a super racy green thong she shared on Instagram. 
She capped it with a racier tips to ladies..
See all below..

President Buhari's New year message to Nigerians

Read below...
Welcome to the beginning of a New Year of the continuation of CHANGE in our beloved nation. I am aware that Nigerians have experienced a number of significant hardships over the past months. Living in the State House has not alienated me from your daily sufferings. I am aware of the lengthy queues at fuel stations and of the difficulties businesses have faced in acquiring foreign exchange.

Buhari’s presidency a misadventure for Nigerians, he remains a dictator – Fayose

 
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the return to power of President Mohammadu Buhari as a misadventure for Nigerians, calling on the international community, especially organizations like the United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU) to focus their attention on human rights abuses and contempt for the rule of law in Nigeria in 2016.”

Governor Fayose, who said he was not disappointed by the President’s response during his media chat, to question on the disobedient of court orders by the Department of State Security (DSS), added that he had said it several times that once a dictator will always be a dictator and that those who helped him to power will end up in his gaol of dictatorship.

Rwandan pastor sentenced to life imprisonment for genocide crimes

 
A Rwandan pastor accused of leading and coordinating attacks on minority Tutsis during Rwanda's 1994 genocide has been jailed for life, Rwanda's high court said on Wednesday, December 30.

An estimated 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed by dominant Hutu forces in the genocide in 100 days.


Jean Uwinkindi, 64, who once led the Kayenzi Pentecostal church in the rural outskirts of the capital Kigali, was convicted of crimes of genocide and crimes against humanity committed during the slaughter.

Deadly counterfeit alcoholic drinks flood UK shops ahead of new year festivities

 
Trading Standards, UK, is warning party goers about counterfeit alcohol containing lethal chemicals that can cause vomiting and in some cases, death. Drinks containing toxins including chloroform, anti-freeze and ethyl acetate have been found in counterfeit bottles of alcohol across the country, Trading Standards has warned.


The drinks often mimic branded products and other tell tale signs include spelling errors, a key warning sign of fake vodka is that it smells like nail varnish. Hundreds of thousands of litres of counterfeit products were seized in the run-up to Christmas in a battle to quash the billion-pound bootleg alcohol industry.

South African king sentenced to 12yrs in prison for cruelty towards his subjects

 
South African king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has been sentenced to 12-years in prison for arson, kidnap and assault of his subjects. King Dalindyebo handed himself over to the Mthatha Correctional Center in Eastern Cape province minutes before midnight on Wednesday, December 30, after failing in an 11th-hour bid to evade incarceration by seeking a retrial or a presidential pardon.

In a statement, Justice spokesperson Mthunzi Mhaga said:
"We confirm that King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo handed himself to the head of Mthatha Corresctional Centre at 23h40 in the presence of the Regional Commissionerof the Eastern Cape"

Saraki denies claims by Buhari that the Senate plans to spend N47bn on cars

Senate President Bukola Saraki has denied the allegations by President Buhari that the upper chamber is planning to spend N47 billion for car purchase. 
Buhari made the statement during his media chat yesterday.
The Senate President also said details of the 2016 budget would be made available to the public.

Brazilian team offer Jose Mourinho new job, promise to pay him monthly with food hampers

 
Jose Mourinho is currently in Brazil following his dismissal from Chelsea, and one club in the country is trying to poach the former Chelsea coach. 

Ibis Sport Club, known as the ‘worst team in the world’ after they set a world record back in the 1980s for the most number of matches (55) without a win, have now offered the former Chelsea manager who was earning £10million per year at Chelsea, a 2-year contract which includes a monthly payment of a food hamper, bonuses for each game lost, a wage increase every time the team is thrashed.

Funny enough, if Ibis wins the league, Mourinho would automatically be sacked. Ibis Sport Club made their offer to Mourinho on South America’s equivalent of April’s Fools Day.


See the contract below...

Justin Bieber shares adorable snap with his KID brother and sister

 
The singer took his half siblings, Jazmyn, 7, and Jaxon, 6, on Christmas holiday with him to Anguilla. 

 'Honestly I never thought I could love somebody the way I love these two children. They are strong, kind, smart and so charismatic! They are constantly making me want to be better, and I believe they will make me a better parent one day.' he captioned the image he shared on Instagram.

Abia state: Court of Appeal annul the election Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, declares Alex Otti winner

Alex Otti-Okezie Ikpeazu 

Alex Otti, candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the Abia State Governorship election has been declared the Governor-elect by the Court of Appeal.

The court ruled on Thursday that incumbent Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, to vacate the office.

The swearing-in of Otti was also ordered by the Appeal Court.

Ini Edo, Yvonne Nelson, “Beast of No Nations” & more emerge winners at Ghana Movie Awards 2015 (Full list + Photos)

Nadia Buari
Nadia Buari
The Ghana Movie Awards 2015 held last night at the Accra International Conference Centre.

At the event, “Beast of No Nations” and Yvonne Nelson’s “If Tomorrow Never Comes” emerged big winners of the night.

See the full list of winners below.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un cries at funeral of trusted aide

 
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un showed rare public emotion as he openly cried at the funeral of his most trusted aide, Kim Yang-Gon.

Kim touched the face of his late comrade and confidant during his state funeral today, describing him as a 'close comrade-in-arms whom nobody can replace'.

Court of Appeal upholds election of Governor Ishaku of Taraba state

Aisha-Ishaku 
Aisha Alhassan, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Taraba state governorship election, has lost her bid to replace Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as governor of the state.

On Thursday, the appeal court sitting in Abuja ruled that the Alhassan had no locus standi – the right or capacity to appear in a court – to question the decision of the PDP.

The Abdul Aboki-led five-man panel ruled that the PDP fielded Ishaku and he was accepted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), with no complaints.

'I'm hurt" - Confused Davido apologizes to Dele Momodu and bashes his baby mama once more

The drama between Davido and his baby mama Sophie Momodu and by extension her uncle, Dele Momodu continues, and Davido seems to very confused right now.

For those who have not been following this story, here is how it started.

The music star and his sister, Ashely, had on Tuesday been stopped from travelling to Dubai with the child by immigration officials at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in response to a petition by Momodu that the child had been abducted.

Actress Rukky Sanda counts down to the New Year with a vacation in Miami (Photos)

Rukky Sanda (1) 
It’s only a couple of hours to 2016 – and Nollywood actress Rukky Sanda is soaking up the sun in Miami where she has been for the past few days on vacation.

The fun-loving actress shared some photos from her trip on social media.

Female suicide bombers now attack after asking water for ablution, defence chief warns Nigerians

 
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, has warned that female suicide bombers have deployed a new tactic to carry out their nefarious activity. 

Speaking at the end of year conference with principal staff officers of the Defence Headquarters yesterday Dec. 30th, Olonisakin said that female bombers now get easy access to people's homes by requesting for water to perform ablution.

Soon after receiving the water, they detonate the bombs strapped under their hijabs, killing and destroying lives and properties. He called on Nigerians to be very careful when attending to females asking for water for ablution or any other favours.

Nnamdi Kanu's alleged handwritten statement / transcription apologizing to Buhari, Jonathan, Igbo leaders

It was reported a few days ago that leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, had apologised to President Muhammadu Buhari, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and Igbo leaders for unsavoury remarks he made against them.

The apology was said to have been contained in a statement he issued to the Department of State Services.
However, lawyer o the Radio Biafra leader debunked news of his client’s apology to President Buhari.

Vincent Obetta stated that his client had no reason to do not such thing.

Photos from the traditional wedding of MBGN 2010 Fiona Amuzie

 
Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2010, Fiona Amuzie got married traditionally yesterday Dec. 30th in her village in Idemili North LGA of Anambra state. Their white wedding will hold on Jan. 2nd.

More photos below..

Dasuki's wife to FG - Please release my husband

 
Wife of embattled former National Security Adviser, Mrs Sambo Dasuki has called on the Federal government to release her husband who according to her "served his nation".
According to The Nation, Mrs Dasuki made the plea on Tuesday night after her husband was re-arrested after he was able to meet his N500 million bail condition. Mrs Dasuki who created a scene outside the DSS Headquarters said;

Actors Idris Elba & David Oyelowo receive Order of the British Empire titles

 
 Actors Idris Elba and David Oyelowo were on Queen Elizabeth's New Year's Honors list and both received OBEs for their services on the big screen, yesterday Dec. 30th..
"Awards and honors come in all shapes and sizes and all as significant as the other. But this is beyond special as it comes from Queen and country, and I couldn't be more proud for receiving this right now. What a year. On me head son!" Idris said in a statement.
"To be honored by the Queen in this way having been aided by her son's charity feels like a beautiful full-circle moment," David Oyelowo said

FG declares tomorrow January 1st 2016 as public holiday...

 
The Federal Government has declared Tomorrow, Friday 1st of January 2016 as a public holiday. Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd) made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government. 

The minister enjoined Muslim and Christian faithfuls to use the unique occasion to‎ pray for the peace and unity of Nigeria..


Shiite sect leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky ‘not in Kaduna Prisons’

 
Contrary to what is being circulated in certain media platforms, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibraheemm El-Zakzaky, may not be in Kaduna Prisons.

El-Zakzaky was arrested after the December 12-13 clash between the Shiite sect and the Nigerian Army. He was subsequently transferred to the custody of the Nigerian Police.

Controller of the Kaduna Prisons, Abubakar Argungu, has denied that El-Zakazaky, was imprisoned in the facility.

‘I curse the day I met you, kid’ - Sophia Momodu fires back at Davido, shares her side of the story

 
Davido's baby mama Sophia Momodu has reacted to the Instagram drama between Davido and her uncle, Dele Momodu.

Sophia Momodu took to twitter moments ago to express her side of the story as well as defend her uncle.

In her defence, Sophia claims Davido’s family took her child away for 5 months and were planning to smuggle baby Imade into the United States without her knowledge.

Read more of the dirty details of her debacle.

3 Nigeria men arrested in India for allegedly gang raping teen girl

 
Three Nigerian men have been arrested by Indian police for allegedly gang raping a 19 year old Indian girl in West Delhi's Uttam Nagar area. The three alleged rapists are pictured sitting on the ground in the pic above and surrounded by police...
According to India police, the men were arrested on Dec. 29th after getting a statement from the victim, who claimed she was lured into the home of one of the men.

NDLEA arrests female drug trafficker recruited via Facebook

 
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested 37-year-old Uju Gloria Ezeabata pictured left, with 1.325kg of methamphetamine at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja, Lagos. 

According to a report by The Nation, investigations by the anti-drug agency showed that Uju, who was recruited on facebook, was taking the drug to Malaysia. The cartel’s suspected leader, Philip Maduabuchi Akpaka, 39, was also arrested.

More photos from Footballer John Ogu's traditional wedding

 
Super Eagles player, John Ogu got married traditionally to Veronica in Anambra state on Tuesday December 29th. 

See more photos...

N6.9 billion to be spent on presidential fleet, Aso Villa zoo, others

 
President Buhari presented the 2016 budget to the senate amid loud cheers from different quarters.

The cheers have began to simmer as inside details of the budget came to fore and it became apparent that there were seemingly outrageous figures included for various reasons.


One of such figures is the presidency’s plan to spend about N6.94 billion on C-Caution triangles for cars, fire extinguishers, recreational facilities, fuel and lubricants, wildlife park and also for the maintenance of the presidential fleet.

Beauty queen who faked cancer pleads not guilty to scam

 
A beauty queen who shaved her head to con friends and family into believing she was battling cancer has denied pocketing thousands from the scam.

Ex-Miss Pennsylvania International US, Brandi Lee Weaver-Gates, pretended she had chronic lymphocytic leukemia in March 2013.

The 23-year-old is accused of pocketing cash from fundraisers organised by her loved ones to pay for her fake treatment, the last of which raised $14,000 (£8,948).

Following her arrest, Weaver-Gates was charged with felony counts of theft by deception and receiving stolen property.

Transgender actress, Laverne Cox shares bikini photo...and the trolls come for her,

 
Transgender actress Laverne Cox shared a photo in a bikini and captioned it...'This girl desperately needs a vacation. Earlier before I hit the pool. #TransIsBeautiful'.

Then trolls come for her. Read the comments below..

Smart rape victim forced to call boyfriend, calls 911 instead

 
Police say quick thinking by the victim of a frightening abduction and assault helped them catch her attacker in the act.

The attack happened early Monday in the back of an adult entertainment store.

Officers say Robert Giles, 27, asked the victim to call her boyfriend so he could hear the assault.

Instead of calling her boyfriend, she called 911. Police say the savvy 911 operator also kept his wits about him and played along unbeknownst to the attacker.

OPEC says a $10 trillion investment is needed to prevent a massive spike in oil prices

 
OPEC says that $10 trillion worth of investment will need to flow into oil and gas through 2040 in order to meet the world’s energy needs.

The OPEC published its World Oil Outlook 2015 (WOO) in late December, which struck a much more pessimistic note on the state of oil markets than in the past. On the one hand, OPEC does not see oil prices returning to triple-digit territory within the next 25 years, a strikingly bearish conclusion. The group expects oil prices to rise by an average of about $5 per year over the course of this decade, only reaching $80 per barrel in 2020. From there, it sees oil prices rising slowly, hitting $95 per barrel in 2040.

Cristiano Ronaldo 'in Miami to arrange to have another child'

 
Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly left his five-year-old son Cristiano Jr with his mum Dolores in Portugal so he could travel to Miami,  Florida, to deal with arrangements for a sibling for his son, a popular Portuguese TV presenter claimed.
The 30-year-old spoke of his desire to have 'five or six' little Cristianos in a recent magazine interview.

He told FHM magazine: 'I think I have good conditions to have many kids so I want this. Let's find the right woman.'

Photo of Davido's baby mama, Sophie with daughter, Imade + Dele Momodu & Davido's tweets

 Davido and his baby mama Sophia Momodu are presently in a very public and shocking legal battle over the custody of their daughter (read here) , and Sophia's uncle, Dele Momodu and Davido have taken the battle to social media.

Davido's baby Mama, Sophie Momodu, pictured with their daughter, Imade Adeleke. 


Above is Dele Modomu's tweet.. See Davido's response and reactions from some fans below..

Akwa-Ibom Assembly elects first female Deputy Speaker



Mrs. Felicia Bassey representing Okobo state constituency and Chair Person, House Committee on Women Affairs and Social Welfare Matters, made history by being elected as the first Deputy Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly.


In a statement released yesterday in Uyo, the Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker, Mr. Kufre Okon, said Bassey emerged the first female Deputy Speaker during Tuesday’s plenary, to replace the former Deputy Speaker, Mr. Effiong Bassey, representing Oron/Udung Uko state constituency, whose election was nullified last week by the Appeal Court in Abuja.

Former Senate President's Dr Iyorchia Ayu's son Shima Ayu weds (Photos)

Former Senate President's son Shima Ayu got married to his heartthrob in a traditional wedding that took place in Abuja yesterday,. His wife is said to be from Akwa Ibom while he is from Benue.

More photos below..

Lorry crashes into Police checkpoint in Anambra killing 2 policemen and a civilian


Not the actual accident
A mobile policeman was on Tuesday evening killed when a tipper driver allegedly lost control of his lorry as a result of brake failure and crashed into a police checkpoint at New Tarzan Junction, along Enugu/Onitsha Expressway in Anambra State


Divisional Police Officer at Ogidi, Hassan Musa, confirmed to newsmen yesterday that a policeman lost his life due to the accident, while two others were hospitalized, adding that the driver has been arrested.

According to reports, the driver lost control as he descended the hill towards the police checkpoint, and crashed into another lorry carrying a container  that fell on the policemen.

Aretha Franklin moves Barack Obama to tears with a breathtaking performance

This is the breathtaking moment Aretha Franklin performed a soulful rendition of (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman - and immediately reduced the US President to tears.

The talented singer took to the stage to sing her popular 1968 hit for a star studded audience at a honours concert in America.

But Aretha barely made it through the first verse before Barack Obama was spotted wiping his eyes, according to WSJ News.

Davido & baby mama Sophia engage in shocking battle over daughter | Details from both sides

Davido and the mother of his child Sophia Momodu are presently in a very public and shocking legal battle over the custody of their daughter.

Naij.com broke the news yesterday by publishing a copy of the petition filed against Davido and his sister.
See the full petition below.