related March 2017

Shocking new photos of Brad Pitt looking like a shadow of his former self


Brad Pitt is obviously not taking his divorce from Angelina Jolie well.

The actor, who won People magazine's sexiest man alive for two years, looked absolutely like a shadow of his former self as he stepped out in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

The father-of-six, 53, has been holed up in a Los Angeles art studio for weeks and emerged looking unusually thin.

Malia Obama pictured with cute 23 year old Stanford graduate (Photos)

 

18-year-old former US first daughter, Malia Obama, was spotted few days ago walking with a young man later identified by TMZ as 23-year-old Rob Franklin, a 2015 graduate of Stanford University. 

The two reportedly met at a Men's Fashion Week event last month and have been hanging out ever since, though they say they are just friends. 

The guy is quite taller than Malia, who stands a 6 '1' herself...

"We can not afford a part-time president at this time.., it’s time for Buhari to resign" – Hon Jibrin


Suspended lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin has urged president Muhammadu Buhari to step down.

The former chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Appropriation stated this Friday via his Twitter account. He said Buhari has done his best but it was time for the president to relinquish the presidency for the sake of the nation.

He said, “So many issues are left unattended even small issues that a presidential cough can deal with are left hanging.

Mo Abudu, Toke Makinwa, Mimi Onalaja, others attend Kemi Adetiba’s “King Women” premiere (Photos)

 

Kemi Adetiba’s new series, King Women premiered in two phases, first for students, then for friends, family, and industry colleagues and exclusive broadcasters of the new show, Accelerate TV, on March 27 at Filmhouse IMAX cinemas.  
More photos below..

DJ Xclusive predicts Tboss to win #BBNaija and fans of 'Efe and Bisola' descend on him

 

DJ Xclusive has attracted verbal attacks from anti-Tboss fans after saying she will win the Big Brother Naija reality show.

Tboss is up for possible eviction this Sunday but DJ Xclusive, despite attacks from his earlier tweet still maintained that "based on logistics" - Tboss will win the show.

Northern man dragged on twitter for saying Igbos & Yorubas embarrass Nigeria & the country should be divided

 
An Abuja based Northern man, Abdulbaqi, @Bahaushee, has said the Igbos and Yorubas embarrass Nigeria in other countries.

Using some kind of twisted logic, Jari feels the Xenophobia and recent attack against some Nigerian students in India were caused by the Igbos.

Twitter users of course clapped back at him.

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House of Reps order ex-perm sec to return 1year salary for illegal tenure elongation

Jamila Shu’ara
The House of Representatives Committee on Basic Education yesterday ordered a former permanent secretary in the Federal Ministry of Education, Dr Jamila Shu’ara, to refund salaries and entitlements she received for one year over illegal extension of service.

The committee also directed the Head of Service of the Federation (HoS), Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, to invoke relevant Civil Service rules to recover, within four weeks, all the emoluments Shu’ara collected within the period of the extension.

#BBNaija: The moment Debie-Rise told Bisola to “keep shut“..that she's "senseless” (WATCH)

As some fans were getting bored of the housemates being cozy and friendly, Debie-Rise and Bisola has added some to the Big Brother Naija show.

Biggie had tasked the housemates to create a game tournament and they’ve been on about setting it all up. When the games started, Debie-Rise pushed for a change in the rules and Bisola immediately opposed.

Accounts section of Ebonyi Government house gutted by fire

The accounts section of the Ebonyi Government House was on Friday gutted by fire which disrupted activities within the complex.

 The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that no life was lost in the fire which started around 9 a.m.

 Dr Kenneth Ugbala, Senior Special Assistant to Gov. David Umahi on Internal Security, told NAN that it took the combined efforts of workers and the State Fire Service to put out the fire.

Senate passes amendment to Electoral Act, finally approves E-Voting

The Senate, Thursday, passed the Electoral Act No. 6 2010 (Amendment) Bill 2017 into law.

The passage of bill followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on a Bill for an Act to amend the Electoral Act No. 6, 2010 and for other related matters (SB 231 and SB 234).

Major highlights of the new bill include provision for the use of electronic voting by INEC during future elections, use of Card Reader and also gives INEC power to modify the voting process if there is a challenge.

U.S. Air Force Dog retires after 9 years of distinguished service


A U.S. Air Force dog, Jony, serving with the 20th Security Forces Squadron, has retired after nine years, or 68 dog years, of distinguished service, the U.S. Department of Defence has said.

Pentagon, in a statement, said Jony retired due to a compressed disc in his spine, and has been permanently put in the hands of its handler, Air Force Staff Sgt. Anthony Despins, a military working dog handler, who met Jony as his first canine partner in 2012.

“Together, the two used their individual skill sets to make a formidable team, eventually becoming certified as an explosives detection and patrol unit to keep people around the world safe and their fellow airmen out of harm’s way,” Pentagon said.

Donors in the #SaveMayowa campaign reportedly getting a refund from GoFundMe


GoFundMe is reportedly refunding money paid by donors for the #SaveMayowa campaign last year, according to multiple Twitter users.

The #SaveMayowa campaign was a cause to gather funds for Mayowa Ahmed who was down with Stage Four Ovarian cancer.

UK deports 23 Nigerians over immigration offences


The UK Government has deported 23 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country.

The deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos at about 6AM on Friday.

The deportees,who are all males, were brought back in a chartered aircraft.

I remain one of the best Aviation ministers - Stella Oduah

 
Former Minister of Aviation, Senator Stella Oduah, has said with all humility, she is one of the best ministers to have served in the Aviation sector.

The Senator was removed from office by former President Goodluck Jonathan, over controversies surrounding 2 bullet-proof BMW cars that was purchased for N225 million while she was in office.

Mrs Oduah made the statement in an interview with The Cable.

Canada to mark 151st anniversary with weed legalization in 2018

 
Canada will be marking its 151st anniversary in style, as recreational Marijuana will be legalized for all Canadians over the age of 18 by July 1. 2018.

According to reports, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Liberal Party will officially announce the plan on April 10.

Tiwa Savage stunning in new photos

 
Singer and mother of one, Tiwa Savage looked stunning in photos she shared on her Instagram page.

More photos below..

Pre-wedding photos of actress Liz Benson’s daughter Lilian and Promise

Veteran Nollywood actress Liz Benson‘s daughter Lilian and her man Promise, are currently having their traditional wedding.

The had earlier released their pre-wedding photos. Their white wedding follows a week later, April 8th.

See more photos below..

Former BBA housemate Huddah Monroe opens up about her plastic surgery experiences

 
Former Big Brother Africa contestant and Kenyan socialite, Huddah Monroe, has opened up about plastic surgery experiences.

She reveals that she had complications from a previous surgery and almost died and thanks her Beverly Hills based doctors for their satisfactory work on her.

2019: Senator Stella Oduah pushes for Independent Candidacy

As the 2019 elections draw near, Senator Stella Oduah has said that Independent Candidacy remained the best option for best representation.

Oduah, representing Anambra North Senatorial District said that unlike it was being misunderstood; independent candidacy will help the politics in Nigeria.

Ciara and Russell Wilson throw an extravagant Co-Ed baby shower to welcome their little one (Photos)

Ciara and Russell Wilson will be expecting their little one to arrive very soon but first they had to throw the best baby shower.

It was an all-white event and celebrities like Lala Anthony and Serena Williams were present to support their close friend.

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Timi and Busola Dakolo celebrate 5th Wedding Anniversary with lovely messages to each other



Nigerian singer Timi Dakolo and his wife Busola Dakolo got married on the 31st of March, 2012, and today is the 5th anniversary of their union.

The singer took to his Instagram page to eulogize his wife, declaring his undying love for her. The couple has 3 beautiful kids together.

#BBNaija: ThinTallTony arrives Calabar to warm reception, received by hot babes


Evicted Big Brother Naija housemate, ThinTallTony arrived his hometown, Calabar on Thursday to a rousing reception from fans and members of dance crew, Passion 4 Calabar Carnival Band group.

TTT whose real name is Anthony Offiong told reporters at the airport, “It was a worthwhile experience. Big brother Africa is the only show which I really don’t know what they are looking for every time. But each time I go for it, I always pray that, whatever they are looking for, I should have it”.

The photos shared online shows ThinTallTony in the midst of hot babes wearing shorts and black T-shirt with Big Brother Naija boldly written on it.

Kim Kardashian to undergo uterine surgery

Kim Kardashian has announced to her family that she will be having her uterus checked for the possibility of her conceiving a third child with husband, Kanye West.

She made the announcement in the new episode of her family’s reality TV show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

Mom watches as two sons are gunned down in restaurant as 9 people are killed in Chicago in one day


A mother watched on Thursday as a man approached the Chicago south side restaurant where she works and opened fire, killing her two sons and two other men in a shooting that police described as gang-related retaliation, media reported.

A lone gunman opened fire just before 4 p.m. local time at the Nadia Fish and Chicken restaurant in the South Shore neighborhood, killing Dillon and Raheem Jackson, who were found outside the establishment when police and rescue workers arrived, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Watch the moment US Interstate highway bridge collapsed after fire


A bridge on Interstate 85 in Atlanta collapsed on Thursday as a fire raged beneath it, sending black smoke into the air and briefly causing a fireball before the structure fell in on itself.

US Officials are ruling out terrorism as the cause of fire.

“We’ve spoken to the special agent in charge of FBI, there is no evidence this is related to terrorism,” Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said Thursday night.

2017 budget: FG extends tenure of 2016 budget

The Federal Government has extended the tenure of the 2016 budget until when the 2017 appropriation bill is signed into law.

This was after a meeting between the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and  Speaker of the House of Assembly, Yakubu Dogara on Thursday over the 2017 budget.

“Let’s work together” - Senator Bernie Sanders says he’s ready to collaborate with Trump

Earlier in the week, President Trump invited all US Senators to a reception at the White House. The event had Senate Minority leader, Chuck Schumer among others in attendance. Former Presidential aspirant, Senator Bernie Sanders however decided to boycott the event.

The senator appeared on CNN’s “Wolf” and was asked by Wolf Blitzer about the reason for his absence at the event. In his usual fashion, he didn’t hold back, as he used the opportunity to pass a direct message to President Trump.

Adulterated petroleum products in circulation, NNPC warns Nigerians

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has warned Nigerians on the circulation of adulterated petroleum products which can cause destruction.

The NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, issued the warning on Thursday.

Ughamadu said the warning became necessary so as to forestall explosions, knockdown of engines, and threat to life.

Kelly Rowland shows off trim figure as she spends time with son, Titan, on the beach in Sydney (Photos)

 

Kelly Rowland is currently in Sydney, Australia, filming The Voice Australia. She's there with her 2-year-old son, Titan, and though she's hard at work, she does not forget to let him have some fun too.
She took cute boy to Sydney's Bondi Beach on Wednesday and from the look of things, they had a nice time.

Kelly was dressed in a one-piece black swimsuit and covered up some more by putting on black trousers, probably to avoid being caught off guard adjusting her swimsuit around her posterior area as was the case the last time she was pictured at the beach.

Things we hear: Flying bird allegedly turns into a dead woman in Port Harcourt (Graphic Photos)

 

A flying bird alleged transformed into a dead woman in Port Harcourt. 
According to the story shared on Facebook, the incident happened along Agip Junction. 
The bird allegedly was flying when it got electrocuted and fell. A little boy ran to pick up the bird but it transformed into an old woman.

Buhari has lost focus, his inaction are so numerous - Suspended lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin


Worried by recent events in the political space, suspended House of Reps member, Abdulmumin Jibrin, wonders why President Buhari has been inactive in addressing the various issues. 

According to Jibrin, this is not the President Buhari people know as a non-nonsense man. 

He shared his thoughts via his twitter handle. 

Former US vice president, Joe Biden's emotional meeting with a dog named after him (Photos)

 

Former US vice president, Joe Biden, on Wednesday met and cheered a 4-month-old dog named after him during the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act in Capitol.

The super cool Politician took selfies with the dog and its owner, a gesture which many gave thumbs up for his humility.

If it is in this clime, the owner of the dog would have been arrested immediately.

More photos below..

Photos of Tyga and the side-nigga Blac Chyna accused him of cheating with surfaces

 

Blac Chyna took to her Snapchat yesterday to lash out at her ex and father of her 4 year old son, singer Tyga.

She hinted that the reason for their split included Tyga cheating on her with a guy.

Well, the guy Blac Chyna was referring is named Terrell, who is Tyga's best friend. The two men were spotted out going shopping together at Barneys in Los Angeles just a day after Chyna's explosive claim. 

Singer Toni Braxton shares cute photos with her son as he turns 14

American songstress, Tonu Braxton's son,  Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis turned 14 today and the proud mama shared some cute photos with him.

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New Lagos Police PRO ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole honoured by Lagos AGN (Photos)

The Lagos State Chapter of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) on Tuesday, honoured the newly appointed spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole with a membership certificate.

He was handed the certificate when executives, led by Chairman of the guild, Don Pedro Aganbi paid him a courtesy visit on Tuesday.

During the courtesy visit, the AGN discussed challenges facing their industry as actors and seek the support of the Lagos State Police Command especially the office of the PPRO to help tackle these challenges.

House of Reps member Nse Ekpenyong remanded in Uyo Prison for alleged certificate forgery

A member of the House of Representatives, Nse Bassey Ekpenyong has been remanded in Uyo Prisons for failing to fulfil the bail conditions.

Ekpenyong, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, representing Oron Federal Constituency, Akwa Ibom State was arraigned on Thursday before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Uyo, for alleged certificate forgery.

Dr. Peregrino Brimah: Buhari is weak, Nigeria is in free fall and free for all


Let’s be candid, Buhari currently knows only one subject: fighting Boko Haram. That’s all he appears to still be in good command of, and that, we admit with reservations. With due respect, if today Secretary to the Government SGF Babachir Lawal was to tell the president, “Sir, good news, out of six we only lost half-a-dozen,” I do not think president Buhari would have the patience to realise he just got played. We must be real with ourselves here, it is our lives at stake.

Indeed Buhari has admitted to his weaknesses himself so why should we still be in denial. “I have age and military background behind me,” Buhari said, “Osinbajo has youth and intellectual capacity.” Age is not necessarily a merit especially when it comes to governing a NIGERIA. And the medically certified global functioning depreciations of age are rapidly complicated and aggravated by the stress and toil of chronic ailment. Old school military skills are what we have left and this important problem is telling on the nation.

American Airlines co-pilot dies during a flight from Dallas to New Mexico

William Mike Grubbs, an American Airlines pilot died on Wednesday during a flight from Dallas to Albuquerque, New Mexico, American Airlines confirmed.

“American airlines is deeply saddened by the death of first officer William ‘Mike’ Grubbs. We are taking care of first officer Grubbs’ family and colleagues and our thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult time,” spokeswoman Polly Tracey told USA Today.

The Boeing 737-800 aircraft was two miles from landing when the captain declared a medical emergency.

Madeira International Airport named after Cristiano Ronaldo


Portugal and Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has been honored once again in his country as the Madeira International Airport has been named after him.

The airport is now known as Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport. A bust of Ronaldo was also mounted outside the terminal.

It was unveiled in a ceremony attended by President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

Paul Okoye and wife Anita are reportedly expecting twins


Paul Okoye and his wife Anita are reportedly expecting twins..

The couple, who tied the knot 3 years ago, are already parents to 4-year-old Andre.

They are however, yet to make the announcement but Anita’s friends have already trooped to her page to congratulate her.

Buhari will return to his London doctors – Presidency

The Presidency on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari has not changed his plan to return to his doctors in London, United Kingdom for follow-ups.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in an interview with journalists.

Shehu said it was not true that Buhari had decided to bring his doctors to Nigeria instead of returning to London.

Blogger Kemi Olunloyo remanded in Port Harcourt prison

For the second time in two weeks, blogger, Kemi Olunloyo has been refused bail and remanded in Port Harcourt prison custody, The Punch reports.

The controversial blogger was granted bail earlier on Thursday by a Port Harcourt Chief’s Magistrate Court.

Ex-Super Eagles coach, Paul Hamilton is dead

Former Super Eagles chief coach, Paul Hamilton, has died, aged 75.

Reports state that Hamilton died on Thursday at a military hospital.

Earlier this year his leg was amputated at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) after battling several ailments.

“I don’t want government running health care” – Speaker Paul Ryan says he’s focused on replacing Obamacare

Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Paul Ryan is taking Democrats completely out of the equation to getting to a yes on the Obamacare replacement bill.

The House Speaker appeared on CBS’ This Morning saying “I’m trying to get this bill passed…Nancy (Pelosi) and I see things very, very differently. I don’t want government running health care. I don’t want that to happen. I want a patient-centered system.”

Ambode is performing well despite inheriting a huge debt - Tinubu


Former Governor of Lagos and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has revealed that incumbent governor Akinwunmi Ambode, inherited a huge debt burden that made him worried when he took over the mantle of leadership, TODAY.ng reports.

He said, while commissioning network of roads, link bridge and health centre to mark his 65th birthday, that in the last 22 months, the governor had made him proud with his achievements in Lagos State. He pointed out that Ambode’s results are being felt all over Lagos due to his good governance and his foresight abilities. He described the governor as not just a thinker but a doer.

Cynthia Morgan comes for Charlize Theron for dressing her adopted son like a girl

South African-American based actress, Charlize Theron, caused a stir two days ago when she stepped out with her adopted son whom she completely dressed like a girl.

The Hollywood actress adopted Jackson back in 2012, from her home country of South Africa, and Nigerian dancehall artist, Cynthia Morgan, feels she should take kid back to where she got him from or stop dressing him that way.

Cynthia took to her Instagram page to call out the actress.

Court lifts ban on Omoni Oboli’s movie, Okafor’s Law

 
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has lifted the ban imposed on Nollywood producer, Omoni Oboli’s movie, Okafor’s Law, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Justice Ibrahim Buba lifted the order on Thursday paving the way for the public launch of the movie on Friday.

Senators are acting like a bunch of errant schoolchildren, clowns – Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie


Personal Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie on Wednesday said the Senate has turned itself to a chamber that works with blackmail.

In a statement on her Facebook page, Onochie described the senators as clowns.

She was reacting to the recent decision by the Senate not to screen nominees sent by President Muhammadu Buhari until Ibrahim Magu is removed as acting Chairman of the EFCC.

JAMB reduces hours, questions for UTME.. Says, We have not dumped CBT


The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board on Wednesday said candidates sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination would now spend two hours instead of three hours.

The examination body said it has reduced Use of English questions from 100 questions to 60 questions, while the other three subjects would be 40 questions each, making a total of 180 questions.

Registrar/Chief Executive of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, announced the changes in Kaduna during the commencement of a strategic planning retreat.

Billboard features Tekno as next Nigerian star to break into North America


Tekno has again been recognized by Billboard Magazine as next Nigerian star to break into North America.

In an article exploring his prospects of breaking into the American music market, the TripleMG artist tells the magazine about the influence of his hit song ‘Pana’ and ‘Duro’ on his career.

He said, “I started traveling heavy, my fee went up, more girls, more attention. That was: he’s bad and he’s here to stay.”