related June 2018

Saraki calls for removal of incompetent security chiefs

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called on President Buhari to remove the “incapable” security chiefs due to their inability to curb the spate of killings in different parts of the country.

Saraki made the call today June 30th when he paid a sympathy visit to communities affected by a rainstorm in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.

AMVCA2018: Rita Dominic, Adesua Etomi, Omotola … Here are the Nominees for 2018 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards

The nominees for the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards has officially been announced.

The nominees were revealed on Saturday, 30 June by Ghanaian actress and TV presenter, Joselyn Dumas, and Nigerian comedian and actor, Bovi via a syndicated broadcast on all Africa Magic channels.

Beyonce puts on a stylish display in Warsaw with Jay-Z for their On The Run II Tour (Photos)

Beyonce put on a stylish display as she rocked pink printed co-ords while touching down in Warsaw, Poland with husband Jay-Z as the music power couple continue their On The Run II Tour

The 36-year-old American songstress showed off her incredible pins in the stylish ensemble as she exited the airport flagged by her entourage, with her blonde tresses scraped up into a tight topknot.

Ronaldo follows Messi out of World Cup as Uruguay beat Portugal 2-1

Cristiano Ronaldo helps Edinson Cavani off the field after he picks up a knock
Cristiano Ronaldo has followed Lionel Messi out of the 2018 World Cup after Uruguay beat Portugal 2-1 in the last 16.

Two goals from Edinson Cavani put the South American side into the last eight after Pepe had earlier pulled things level for the Portuguese.

Adekunle Gold & Simi cuddle on stage during his 'About 30' concert in London (Photos)

Adekunle Gold headlined his sold out 'About 30' concert at the Indigo 02 Arena in London, on Friday night

The show also featured other artists like Tolani, Falana, Juls, Harry Marshal and Bimbi Phillips.

Buhari arrives Mauritania ahead of AU Summit (Photos)

President Buhari arrived Mauritania on Saturday ahead of the 31st session of the AU Summit.

He was received at the airport by the President of Mauritania, Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz. 

Belgian model receives death threats after posing nakked in front of Jerusalem Wailing Wall (Photos 18+)

A Belgian model has sparked fury after she posed completely unclad in front of Jerusalem’s Wailing Wall.

This comes a year after she was jailed for a nude photoshoot in an Egyptian temple.

France beats Argentina 4-3 to advance to World Cup quarterfinals

France defeated Argentina 4-3 on Saturday in the first knockout match of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

France advances to the quarterfinals where it will meet the winner of Saturday’s other second-round match between Uruguay and Portugal.

Why 90% of African men love to marry plus size women - Actress Dayo Amusa

In a recent interview with Punch, actress and singer Dayo Amusa, said 90% of African men go for plus size women when they want to settle down.

Chidinma says if she must brush in the morning before kissing her man it means they ain't meant for each other

Singer Chidinma has said if she must brush before kissing her man in the morning, it means thet're not meant for each other.

IMSU 'final year student' arrested for trying to chop off man's penis after sex in Owerri

A self-acclaimed final year student of the Imo State University has been arrested for trying to chop off the penis of a man after sex.

According to Uzondo, a journalist with NTA who witnessed the scene, the incident happened, yesterday, around Douglass road, Owerri.

Meet your 2019 Presidential aspirants

Here's a little profile of those who have expressed their interest to contest the 2019 Presidential elections in Nigeria, as compiled by @ochman101 on Twitter

Doctor confirms Chrisland School pupil was raped by school supervisor

A medical doctor who testified in court said  that the 2-year and 11-month old pupil of Chrisland School by the school supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan.

The doctor said upon examination, the child had signs of assault around her vagina.

Plateau killings: Tanko Yakassai blames Buhari government, Miyetti Allah gives reasons there’ll be no peace

Tanko Yakassai, a Third Republic Presidential Adviser and Northern Elder, has advised the Federal Government and security agencies on what to do to Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, if they own up to the killings in Plateau State.

Yakassai said government and security agencies, “should get serious and investigate” MACBAN if they own up to the killings.

We will not allow another Rwanda genocide – UK House of Lords reacts to killings in Nigeria

The United Kingdom House of Lords yesterday debated the continuing killing of innocent persons in communities by armed groups in Nigeria.

The debate concerning the killings and destruction of property was raised by Lord Alton of Liverpool who demanded to know Her Majesty’s Government assessment of situation in Nigeria.

Call a Spade a Spade! You have failed Nigerians, resign now, Cardinal Okogie tells Buhari in open letter

A former Archbishop of the Catholic Church in Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to renounce the presidential seat following what he described as the President’s failure for to secure the lives and property of Nigerians.

Specifically, he accused the President of failing to stop killings perpetrated by Fulani militant herdsmen.

Ifu Ennada claps back at troll who called Alex bad omen (Video)

Former Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Ifu-Ennada, has come to the defense of her friend Alex after a troll called her bad omen.

The issue started a few days ago when Ifu-Ennada shared a video of herself and co-housemate, Alex dancing in anticipation of the match between Nigeria and Argentina in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Osas Ighodaro Ajibade covers Blanck Magazine latest issue

Nollywood actress Osas Ighodaro Ajibade is the latest cover star for Blanck Magazine.

The magazine describes Osas as a “beautiful star actress, achiever, wife, mother” who is “serving up major inspiration.”

3-year-old baby & driver declared missing after Otedola bridge tanker explosion not yet found

A 3-year old boy and a driver were declared missing after the tanker explosion on Otedola bridge, Lagos that claimed 9 lives and left over 50 vehicles burnt.

An Instagram user @tm_fabrics_n_more, said that her 3-year old relative and their driver identified as Joseph, have been missing since the incident.

Donald Trump, Rihanna, Kylie Jenner make TIME’s “25 Most Influential People on Internet” 2018 List

TIME Magazine has released their annual 25 Most Influential People on the Internet list.

The magazine sized up contenders for its annual list by looking at their global impact on social media and their overall ability to drive news.

Actresses Zainab Balogun & Chigul show off their PVC to encourage others

The 2019 elections are now 231 days away and it’s important that we ready ourselves for our future, and the only way to do this is by getting that small card called the Permanent Voters Card (PVC).

While lots of Nigerians are lamenting in beer joints, sports betting shops, social media - just know that INEC wont count all your lamentations, tweets and even prayers. The only power your have to remove bad government and put in reasonable ones is your PVC!

Senator Ben Bruce lists poverty, corruption, terrorism as Nigeria’s fastest growing businesses

Senator​ Ben Murray-Bruce has identified poverty as the fastest growing business in Nigeria.

​Writing on Twitter on Friday​, t​he Bayelsa ​senator also listed corruption and terrorism as the second and third fastest growing business in the country.

You’re bias – Oby Ezekwesili blasts Buhari over herdsmen killings

Former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili, on Friday lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari over his 'bias' in handling of the crisis between herdsmen and farmers across Nigeria.

In a statement she personally signed, Ezekwesili urged the President to stop the blame game and end killings in the country.

Drake confirms rumored son on new album ‘Scorpion’

Following Pusha T‘s diss track ‘The Story of Adidon’, rumors about Drake fathering a child with an adult film star has been in the news and now the Canadian music star has confirmed it.

In his new album “Scorpion”, there are a number of songs that allude to the fact that he does have a son, whose identity remains a secret.

Photos from Hauwa Indimi & Mohammed Yar’adua's wedding fathia

Hauwa Indimi and Mohammed Yar’adua have commenced their marriage rituals with a wedding fathia.

Hauwa is the daughter of Mohammed Indimi, the founder of Oriental Energy and Mohammed Yar’adua is the son of the late NNPC managing director, Abubakar Yar’adua.

Otedola bridge tanker explosion: Actress Yvonne Jegede tells Gov. Ambode to "stop using us for sacrifice"

Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede, has joined several other celebrities to react to the Lagos tanker explosion that occurred on Otedola bridge on Thursday evening.

The sad incident reportedly left no fewer than nine persons dead and others badly injured as well as 54 vehicles burnt to the ground.

"Who is behind these killings?" Actress Liz Anjorin writes open letter to Buhari

Nollywood actress Liz Anjorin, has taken to her Instagram page to appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene over the incessant killings in Nigeria.

Anjorin like other notable Nigerians and celebrities wrote an open letter to the president and proffered possible solutions to the problems facing the country.

Plateau Killings: Tonto Dikeh tells corps members to leave the state, offers 150K for transport fee

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has offered to give money to some National Youth Service Corp members serving in and around Plateau State, to help them leave the troubled state.

World Cup 2018: FIFA rates Ahmed Musa’s goal against Iceland as one of best in Russia

The second goal scored by Leicester City striker, Ahmed Musa against Iceland has been tipped as one of the contenders for the 2018 World Cup Goal of the Tournament by FIFA.

FIFA has selected the best goals from the first two rounds of games and the Musa’s 75th minute goal against Iceland at the Volgograd Arena on June 22 made the shortlist.

Actor Richard Mofe-Damijo blames Buhari’s government for Plateau killings, urges Nigerians to get their PVC

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe Damijo, RMD, has blamed the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government for the recent attack in Plateau State.

Suspected Fulani herdsmen had over the weekend attacked 3 local governments in the state killing over 100 people.

Plateau killings: How Imam hid 262 Christians in a mosque from killer herdsmen

The village is empty as people have moved out of fear
An imam from the village of Nghar Yelwa in Plateau State, saved 262 Christians from Fulani Herdsmen on Sunday.

The herdsmen had attacked 3 local governments in the state killing over 100 people.

World Cup: FIFA to pay Super Eagles £6.1 million after crashing out (See other prizes)

The Super Eagles of Nigeria and other teams that crashed out on the group stages of the 2018 World Cup will be paid £6.1 million each by the football governing body, FIFA.

Nigeria would have received £9.1 million if the match against Argentina ended in their favour.

Another fuel tanker falls, explodes in Suleja, Niger state

Barely 24 hours after a fuel tanker claimed nine lives in Lagos-Ibadan expressway, another fuel tanker along Minna-Suleja road on Friday collided with a truck and went aflame.

It was gathered that Firefighters are already on the scene, attempting to put out the fire.

Otedola bridge tanker explosion: Toddler & Driver declared missing

A 3-year old boy and a driver have been declared missing after the tanker explosion on Otedola bridge, Lagos that claimed 9 lives and left over 50 vehicles burnt.

An Instagram user @tm_fabrics_n_more, has said that her 3-year old relative and their driver identified as Joseph, have been missing since the incident.

Russell & Kimora Lee Simmons' daughter Aoki says she stopped posting photos because people tells her she's "not as pretty'' as her Mom and sister

Aoki Lee with mother Kimoro Lee Simmons & sister Ming Lee Simmons
Aoki Lee Simmons, the 15-year-old daughter of Russell Simmons and Kimora Lee Simmons, has spent much of her childhood in the spotlight.

Angelina Jolie 'Channels' Meghan Markle's style at royal event in London

Angelina Jolie may have been inspired by Meghan Markle's style when she attended a royal service in London.

The 43-year-old Hollywood star actress looked regal in in an ivory cowl-neck gown at the Service of Commemoration and Dedication, marking the 200th anniversary of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George, at St Paul's Cathedral, London on Thursday.

At least 5 dead as gunman opens fire at Capital Gazette newspaper building in Annapolis, Maryland

At least five people have been killed after a gunman opened fire in a building where newspaper Capital Gazette occupies in Annapolis, Maryland

“There are five fatalities and several others gravely injured,” said Anne Arundel police department Acting Chief William Frank, some of those injured were believed to be in critical condition.

Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra says beauty is 'a necessary evil' as she covers Allure Magazine (Photos)

Hollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is on the cover of Allure Magazine‘s first-ever digital cover issue.

The former Miss World described beauty as 'a necessary evil' in the interview with the magazine.

Lagos Government releases statement on tanker explosion at Otedola bridge

The Lagos State Government has released a statement commiserating with the families of those who lost their lives in the tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge, Berger.

Over 30 vehicles had been reported burnt after a tanker exploded on the bridge.

World Cup; England 0-1 Belgium, Panama 1-2 Tunisia

It was viewed as the game no-one wanted to win but Adnan Januzaj's fine finish early in the second half gave Belgium a 1-0 victory over England to secure top spot in Group G as both sides made lots of changes to their lineups.

The result means Belgium, which won all three of its group games to finish on nine points, will face Japan in the last 16 while England, which finished second with six, takes on Colombia.

UPDATE: Aerial video of the scene of tanker explosion along Otedola bridge, Berger, Lagos

A fuel-laden tanker exploded along the Otedola Bridge axis of Berger in Lagos with the blaze engulfing at least 30 other vehicles.

According to reports, the tanker was heading out of Lagos towards the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway when the crash occurred, causing panic and fear.

Jamie Foxx & Katie Holmes 'splits' after five years together

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx have reportedly split after five years of dating.

The Hollywood couple, who have always tried to keep their relationship low-key - are said to have called time on their romance, having gone public with their love in September last year.

Plateau killing: You’re encouraging herdsmen killings – PDP Reps blast Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus of the House of Representatives has expressed deep shock over the barbaric killing of many people in Plateau by herdsmen.

The caucus stated that it had become extremely worrisome that owing to the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC federal government’s unending rhetoric and deliberate ineffectiveness, criminality and free flow of human blood had continued across the nation.

Over 100 people, 30 cars reported burnt as fuel tanker explodes along Otedola bridge, Berger, Lagos (Videos)

No fewer than 30 cars have been reported burnt as fuel tanker has exploded along Otedola bridge axis, Berger in Lagos.

Videos posted on Twitter shows the tragic scene.

Plateau Killings: Nigerian government encouraging murderers – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has condemned the recent massacre in Plateau, lamenting that Nigerian authorities are encouraging impunity by failing to arrest mastermind of murders in the country.

The group made the observation on Thursday through a statement signed by its media officer, Isa Sanusi.

World Cup: Senegal eliminated on fair play tiebreaker after finishing on same point with Japan

The only remaining African team, Senegal has been eliminated from the 2018 World Cup on fair play tiebreaker

Senegal and Japan finished level on 4 points, goal differential, goals scored and head-to-head, but Japan finished with four yellow cards to Senegal’s six.

Odion Ighalo begs Nigerians not to kill him after failing to score in Super Eagles' 1 – 2 loss to Argentina

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has begged Nigerians not to kill him following his disappointing performance in the 1 – 2 loss to Argentina.

1,092 Children recruited by Boko Haram in 2017 - UN report says

The United Nations has revealed that 1,092 children were recruited and used by the terrorist sect Boko Haram in 2017.

Cardi B & Offset throw Baby Shower (Photos)

Cardi B and husband Offset had their baby shower last night.

The celebrity couple held a Bronx Fairytale themed baby shower which had their friends and family, including RnB singer Monica in attendance.

Peter Okoye meets Malta President as he kicks off 'All Eyes On P Europe Tour' (Photos)

Peter-Okoye-Mr-P-meets-Malta-President-during-European-Tour
Music artist Peter Okoye aka Mr. P, yesterday, met with the President of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca as his kicks off his European tour titled “All Eyes on P” this coming weekend, starting with Stockholm.