related December 2018

Former president Shehu Shagari is dead

Former President Shehu Shagari has passed at the age of 93.

The Nigerian’s Second Republic President died at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday after a brief illness.

‘It’s a pity Osinbajo could allow Buhari use him like toilet tissue’ – Ohanaeze

The apex Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has reacted to remark by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo that the South West can produce the next president if they vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

"I hated my body, I fixed it" - Toke Makinwa on why she had plastic surgery


Media personality Toke Makinwa says she had plastic surgery because she hated her body.

The 34-year-old events’ host made this known on Twitter while sharing her 2018 lessons.

Chimamanda Adichie, Patrick Lumumba to speak at Face of Okija cultural pageant, Anambra


Award winning writer, Chimamanda Adichie, and renowned professor in Kenya, Patrick Lumumba, are billed to speak at 5th edition of the Face of Okija cultural pageant.

The event is scheduled for December 29 at the ObiJackson Sports Arena, in Okija, Anambra state.

I would have taken up arms, says Yari as he asks Buhari to declare state of emergency in Zamfara

Governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari, says he would have taken up arms against bandits in the state if his office allowed.

Yari said this while addressing reporters in Gasau, the state capital on Thursday.

Boko Haram kills naval officer in Borno


Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have killed an official of the Nigerian navy in Borno state.

Sani Usman, army spokesman, confirmed this in a statement, saying the tragic incident occurred when troops repelled an attack on the headquarters of the 7 brigade multinational joint task force (MNJTF) at Baga in Borno.

Melania Trump turn heads as she touch down at Joint Base Andrews with husband Donald Trump (Photos)

First Lady Melania Trump joined her husband, President Donald Trump on a surprise Christmas visit to US Troops in Iraq on Wednesday, December 26.

The America's first couple spent three hours on the ground before heading to Germany and then returning to the U.S.

The Obamas, Clintons, Trumps - See who is America's 'Most Admired Woman & Man' 2018

Michelle Obama, for the first time in 17 years has knocked off Hillary Clinton to emerged as America's 'Most Admired Woman'

Mrs Clinton sank down to Number 3 on Gallup's list of 'Most Admired Man and Woman, 2018,' tying with current first lady Melania Trump.

Eddie Murphy poses with his large family in Christmas photos

Father of 10, Eddie Murphy, gave fans a glimpse into his large family in Christmas picture.

 The A-list actor, 57, also for the first showed off his newborn son, Max Charles Murphy, who he welcomed earlier this month with fiancee Paige Butcher.

Kim & Kanye's 5-year old daughter North rocks red lipstick for Kris Jenner's Christmas party

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are already transforming their 5-year old daughter into a woman.

The reality TV star posted multiple family portraits from her mother Kris Jenner's Christmas party on Wednesday.

Atiku calls for investigation into allegations Buhari’s family members co-own Etisalat, Keystone, Pakistani Islamic Bank

The presidential candidate of the PDP has demanded a probe into the ownership of Etisalat Nigeria, Keystone Bank and Pakistani Islamic Bank.

The former vice president in a statement by his spokesperson, Phrank Shaibu, said the call was necessary “in view of reports that members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s family now own substantial share in Etisalat Nigeria which has an estimated $2 billion (about N727 billion at 360 per dollar) of its estimated $20 billion global net worth.”

Diamond Bank appoints acting chairman

Diamond Bank has appointed Dele Babade to serve as its acting chairman.

In a notice sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the bank said Babade will replace Oluseyi Bickersteth, its erstwhile chairman who resigned in October.

No one wants a divorce but sometimes, it’s the best in marriage - Ubi Franklin

Ubi Franklin is not done talking about his failed marriage to Lilian Esoro.

The artist manager and Nollywood actress got married in November 2015 and parted ways not long after the birth of their son, Jayden, in 2016.

President Trump makes surprise Christmas visit to U.S. troops in Iraq

President Donald Trump made a surprise Christmas visit to U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday, days after announcing a pullout of American troops from Syria.

Trump had announced he'll withdraw the 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria, pull out half of the 14,000-strong contingent in Afghanistan.

Real reason over 150 Policemen dumped counter-insurgency training - Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has revealed why over 150 police officers absconded from their counter-insurgency training exercise in the northeast.

Fani-Kayode writing on his Twitter Page said the officers absconded because 91 percent were Christian and 88 percent were southerners.

Don't make Nigeria the scapegoat for your failure, you’re the problem, not the system - Atiku bombs Buhari

The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has taking a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari telling him not to blame Nigeria’s system for his failure but to own up to his responsibilities.

Atiku said this on Wednesday in response to President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement on his fight against corruption when he reacted to critics referring to him as ‘Baba Go Slow’ and said he is not slow but rather; it is Nigeria’s system that is slow.

Miley Cyrus shares photos from her surprise wedding to Liam Hemsworth

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth wed in a small ceremony in Tennessee on Sunday, and the singer has shared some images to social media from the low-key nuptials.

The singer was seen hugging and kissing the Australian actor, whom she met on the set of their 2010 movie The Last Song.

How Beyonce & Jay-Z celebrated Christmas with their children

They have had an incredible 2018 which included their highly-successful On the Run II Tour which filled stadiums across the world.

But Beyonce and Jay-Z spent their Christmas in a much more low-key way at a park in New York City with their kids, Blue Ivy, six, and 18-month-old twins Rumi and Sir Carter.

Police arrest two suspects behind Alex Badeh’s assassination

The police have arrested two principal suspects linked to the killing of a former Chief of Defense Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh.

According to Channels Tv, a police source said the suspects were arrested on Wednesday.

Terrence Howard re-proposes to ex-Wife Mira Pak 3 years after their divorce (video)

Hollywood star Terrence Howard is set to tie the knot with to ex-wife, Mira Pak.

The Empire star re-proposed to his ex wife three years after their secret divorce.. The pair who share two kids together separated in 2014 and divorced in 2015, but have been spotted together since then.

Iraq officially makes Christmas Day a National Holiday

Muslim dominated country, Iraq has official announced that Christmas Day, December 25 will be a national holiday to celebrate “the occasion of the birth of Jesus Christ”.

The Iraqi Cabinet approved the law to mark December 25 as an official holiday across the country,  according to a statement released by the Iraqi government.

The democratic system is slow, not me – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed the democratic system for the slow space of his administration, in particular the fight against corruption.

The Cable reports that the president said this when he received the federal capital territory community, who paid him Christmas homage at his official residence on Tuesday in Abuja.

Buhari will not be Nigeria’s president by May 29 - Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima says Muhammadu Buhari will not be Nigeria’s president come May 29.

The spokesman of the PDP presidential campaign organisation, said this while speaking on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, on Wednesday.

Desmond Elliott and Wife celebrate Wedding Anniversary


Desmond Elliott and wife Victoria are celebrating their wedding anniversary today, December 26.

The actor and politician took to Instagram to share a cute photo of the two of them, writing:

"Have we receded to military rule?" - Saraki calls for the release of Deji Adeyanju


Senate President Bukola Saraki says it sems like the country has gone back to the period of military rule.

Saraki said this while calling for the release of activist Deji Adeyanju.

“That’s her business" Buhari replies wife Aisha's allegation that cabals has hijacked his government (Video)


President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to the allegation of his wife, Aisha, that his government has been hijacked by cabals.

On several occasions, the wife of the president has said a few people are calling the shot in this administration at the expense of Nigerians who brought it into power.

Alex Iwobi, Jude Ighalo, Rita Dominic.. How your favourite stars are celebrating Christmas

Lots of stars and top personalities are still dropping Christmas themed photos as the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, today, December 25th.

From family to personal, the beautiful shots are flooding social media to celebrate with their fans.

Fashion designer Toyin Lawani is wishing you a Merry Christmas in a sexy way (Photos)

Toyin Lawani always goes the unique way, and the celebrity fashion designer and stylist is celebrating Christmas Day in a very sexy way.

Safaree Samuels & Erica Mena get engaged (Video)

Safaree Samuels and Erica Mena will be entering 2019 as engaged couple.

The rapper dropped down on one knee and proposed to the Love & Hip Hop: New York star with a beautiful engagement ring on Christmas Eve.

Omoni Oboli, Mercy Aigbe, Amara Nwosu.. How some of your favourite stars are celebrating Christmas

Today, 25 of December marked the birth of Jesus Christ and all over the world people are celebrating this special birthday in a special way.

RHOA star Porsha Williams shows off naked baby bump while on baby moon

Porsha Williams is expecting her first child with fiance Dennis McKinley, and the Real Housewives of Atlanta star is on baby moon with her man in Bahamas.

"It’s a sensitive time to be alone" - Latasha Ngwube's Christmas message to fellow single ladies


Christmas is here and it's a time families, loved ones and lovers spend cherish time together in the spirit festivities.

But it seems no so to some people - especially the single ones. While some singles will hangout out with friends and family, some may decide to spend the time alone.

Atiku alleges Buhari inserted $1bn campaign slush fund in Budget

The Presidential Candidate of the PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has alleged that the $1bn voted in the 2019 budget to fund Petrol-Price-Under Recovery also known as ‘fuel subsidy’ was simply a slush fund to finance President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign.

The former Vice president also came down hard on the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over what he described as huge abuse of financial procedures in the running of the state oil company.

Merry Christmas from Bishop Ikedi Blog


It is 25th of December and Christmas is here with us again.

In this loveliest of seasons may you find many reasons for happiness. May your Christmas sparkle with moments of love, laughter and goodwill.

"I just needed to get f***ed" - Cardi B on the reason she reunited with Offset


She rejected his public apology with flowers after they split over his cheating ways before being spotted with him on a jetski on Friday.

But Cardi B admitted there was only one reason she reunited in Puerto Rico with estranged husband Offset.

Kevin Spacey releases video of him as Frank Underwood after he's charged with sexually assaulting teenage boy


Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey has been charged with indecent assault and battery he allegedly groped the son of a former Boston news anchor.

The Oscar-winning actor, 59, will be arraigned on the felony charge Jan. 7 at Nantucket District Court, Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe said.

Halima Abubaka's boobs nearly spill out of her tight gown in new photos

She's one that never shies away from posting daring photos.

And Halima Abubakar did it again on Monday as shared two photos on Instagram that has got her followers talking.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Joseph Yobo, Timi Dakolo share beautiful Family Christmas photos

In this part of the world, it is few hours to Christmas, while some parts are already in 25th December.

And many celebrities are already in celebration mode, sharing beautiful family photos on social media.

Shehu Sani accuses northern elite of being silent on killings, give reasons

Senator Shehu Sani has accused northern elite of being silent on the killings in the region.

The senator representing Kaduna central made the accusation via his Twitter handle on Monday.

Moghalu tackles Osinbajo, asks Nigerians to reject tribalism, ethnic irredentism


Presidential candidate of the YPP,  Kingsley Moghalu, has reactted to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s comment that the people of the south-west should vote President Muhammadu Buhari's reelection bid so that power can return to the region in 2023.

Moghalu accused Osinbajo of  making “disappointing appeal to tribalism”, saying he least expected such from the VP.

Femi Otedola to sell all his shareholdings in Forte Oil


Femi Otedola is set to sell his 75 per cent direct and indirect shareholdings in Forte Oil.

This was revealed by the Nigerian Stock Exchange in a statement on its website on Monday.

Protesters destroy campaign billboards of President Buhari as riot breaks out in Zamfara over killings


Residents of some parts of Zamfara State have taken to the street to protest the killings in the state.

Hundreds of people have been killed by bandits in the North-west state in 2018, and others have been kidnapped for ransom.

I begged Duncan Mighty for ‘Fake Love’ collabo - Wizkid reveals


Wizkid says he begged Duncan Mighty to collaborate with him on ‘Fake Love’.

Following the release and success of the song, many fans opined that Duncan Mighty’s career benefited hugely from the collaboration.

Eunice Atuejide to sue Buhari, makes new revelations about President's 'ill health'


Few weeks to the 2019 general elections, a presidential candidate, Eunice Atuejide of NIP, has revealed that she'll be suing President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atuejide said that based on a conversation she heard at the lounge of British Airways, Heathrow Airport on December 3rd, revelation from Presidency staff and an account of INEC officer to her, Buhari is not fit to remain in office as President.

'Boko Haram currently attacking Chibok community'

Boko Haram terrorists are reportedly currently attacking Makalama, a village in Gatamwarwa ward, Chibok local government area of Borno state.

2019: Presidential candidate asks court to disqualify Buhari for not producing his WAEC certificate

Presidential candidate of All Grassroots Alliance (AGA), Chuks Nwachukwu, has asked a federal high court, Abuja, to disqualify President Muhammadu Buhari from seeking re-election.

In the suit filed against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nwachuku prayed the court to disqualify Buhari for failing to produce his authentic certificate.

‘He’s a victim of circumstance’ — Kwam 1 speaks on son’s arrest for ‘$2 million fraud’ in US

Fuji musician, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, better known as Kwam 1, has reacted to the arrest of his son in the United States.

Kwam 1's son, Sultan Anifowoshe was recently arrested alongside six others in the US over an alleged $2 million cyber-crime.

"If we keep Buhari, APC for the next four years, we are finished” - Peter Obi

The PDP Vice-presidential candidate, Peter Obi has said that with President Muhammdu Buhari leading Nigeria the country is going no where saying that ‘Nigeria will not survive if Buhari’s goes ahead with plans to tax “poor Nigerians,” in line with provisions of the proposed budget which is largely focused on debt servicing.’

Beyoncé turns heads in skimpy ensemble in Instagram photos

She often posts snaps of her glamorous looks on Instagram, and Beyonce has shared another collection of photos from one of her looks

Lionheart: 'Because of you I am sure now that I can do anything' - Jemima Osunde showers praises on Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji hosted some stars for the private screening of her world acclaimed movie "Lionheart" on Friday, December 21, in Lagos and the star actress has been receiving accolades since then.

One of the cast of the film, Jemima Osunde, has taken to Instagram to shower praises to the filmmaker.