Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wahala! 18-Year Old Lagos House Girl Flees With Boss' Rolex Wristwatches, Children's Clothes

The police are on the trail of an 18-year-old housemaid, identified simply as Queen, for allegedly fleeing with her boss’ property.

It was learnt that Queen on October 19 went away with property worth N500,000 belonging to her boss, Omowunmi Odejide.

It was gathered that Odejide had returned home from a birthday party around 8pm on the day of the incident to see her two children wandering in the compound.

Odejide, who spoke to Punch Metro, said she asked of Queen from her neighbours who told her that she went out to buy something around 7pm and had yet to return.

The Osun State indigene, who noted that she was reluctant to go for the party, said Queen encouraged her to go.

The 37-year-old added that Queen went away with one box containing the goods she packed from her shop.

She further said Queen went away with her children’s clothes, designer wristwatches and sunshades.

She said, “On Friday, October 19, I went out for a birthday party of one of my friends who turned 40. I did not want to go because I was not in a good mood, but Queen encouraged me to; I did not know that she had something up her sleeve.

“I left home around 12.48pm for Agege where the party held. I came back home around 8pm and met my neighbours and my children in the compound. I asked of my housemaid and one of my neighbours said she went to buy something.

“Before the incident, I had a boutique that I run but due to some issues, I could not continue with it again; so I packed my goods home. When I entered the house on the day of the incident, I noticed that one box containing my goods and my children’s clothes were missing.

“This lady is someone I took in like my daughter because she told me that she lost her mother at a tender age; she looked innocent. I don’t lock the rooms when I go out.

“She went away with the stew I prepared, Rolex wristwatches, expensive sunshade that I sell and the one I used, female and male jeans, long towels, three male wristwatch and 10 female wristwatch, pendants- all worth N500,000.”

Odejide who noted that the suspect might have accomplices said she could not carry all the stolen items alone.

Punch correspondent learnt that the matter had been reported at the Sagamu Road Police Division.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, who confirmed the incident, said the suspect would be apprehended.

He said, “The matter was reported to us at Sagamu Road Police Division and we hope that with the clues available to us, we will soon apprehend her.

“However, the CP, Lagos State has advised employers of domestic helps to ensure that they are profiled to avoid an incident of this nature.”

Lekki Pastor, Ex-Lover At War Over Viral S-x Video

Who is a member of his church? Hian come and carry your Apostle o... The Presiding Pastor of Zionwealth of Life Assembly in the Lekki area of Lagos State, Apostle Chris Omatsola, and his former lover, Tamaratokoni Okpe, have clashed over a s-x video that was leaked on the Internet.

While Okpe, who hails from Delta State, accused Omatsola of releasing the video to force her into marriage with him, the cleric told Punch Metro that the video was leaked to blackmail him.

A Punch correspondent gathered that the two estranged lovers dated for about seven months in 2018, during which they had s-xual intercourse, which was filmed.

However, shortly after things fell apart between them, the lurid video emerged on the Internet.

Okpe, in her account of the incident, said the pastor had threatened to leak the video after she quit the relationship.

She said, “I met Apostle Chris Kevwe Omatsola, the founder and pastor of Zionwealth of Life Assembly (Zola) in Lekki, Lagos, and we started dating in February 2018. It quickly escalated to a s-xual relationship and when we had s-x the first time, he told me that we should make it right by getting married. We continued our romance and one of the things we did together was recording videos and taking pictures of our intimacy.

“I informed my mum about a guy coming for my hand in marriage and she said she was going to pray about it. Everything was rosy until he became violent and constantly beat me up till I bled. He came begging after each episode and I forgave him.”

She said by July, she had become indifferent about the relationship.

Okpe alleged that the cleric’s temperament and constant assault of her also discouraged her.

“In August, I called off the relationship and I was surprised that he accepted it in good faith initially, given his penchant for violence.

“Sometime in August, he asked that we meet to talk on platonic grounds. During the meeting, he became hostile when he realised that I was no longer interested in him. He also refused to drop me off at home. He beat me up, seized my phone, forced me to unlock it and retrieved contacts from it just to track who I was seeing.

“That was the final straw for me; so I never saw him again till September when he showed up at my place, crying and begging. I refused to fall for his tricks and there was no further communication from both sides till sometime early October when he apologised again.

“On October 13, he contacted me with an anonymous number via WhatsApp with pictures, videos and threat messages, saying if I did not come back to him, he was going to release everything,” she added.

She noted that she was surprised when at 7pm  that day, people called her attention to the n-de video and pictures circulating on the Internet.

The Computer Science graduate said the case was reported to the police and Omatsola was arrested the following day.

 “He said now that my pictures and videos were out there, no man would want to look my way again; that it was best we got married.

“After the arrest, in the presence of his dad, he confessed to releasing the pictures and video. He apologised to me, my family, his family and the public. This was recorded on October 19, 2018, and I am in possession of the video. He even accepted to pay damages,” she said.

Okpe, who noted that she regretted the relationship, said she had faced ridicule from friends and family members.

“I was wrong to have been involved in premarital s-x with a pastor. I was wrong to have allowed him persuade me to record our intimate moments. I have been fielding questions from my colleagues. I hope that this will pass soon,” she added.

When Punch contacted the cleric, he said his former lover was out to fleece him, adding that he could not have posted the s-x video since he had his reputation to protect.

He added that a second video of him confessing to posting the s-x video was done under duress.

He said, “I never did anything of that nature and she does not have anything to prove it (assault). How do you, a popular pastor with a church in Lekki Phase One, leak your own sex video with your face on it? How does that work?

“That video (confessional video) was done under duress because I was picked up by the same lady and she demanded N200m (from me) for leaking the video, which I did not leak. She has it on her phone and I have it on my phone. So, she picked me up. My dad and the lawyer agreed that I should do a (confessional) video and it was under duress.

“The police were there, the Investigating Police Officer was there; I am supposed to pay that girl N1m before the end of this month.

“This (sex) video came from an unknown telephone number. I started getting calls on Sunday morning while I was in church and somebody said my s-x video was all over the Internet. I called the blog that posted it to take it down.

“The next day, the police came to arrest me for it. I went to the station and I was detained; my lawyer came to take my bail. I was taken to the police headquarters where I was told that part of the conditions for bail was for me to make that (confessional) video. I needed to do it to come out to defend myself. You can’t defend yourself in a cell.”

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, said investigation was ongoing.

He noted that the police were not aware of the financial settlement claimed by Omatsola.

He said, “A case was reported against the pastor who posted a sex video of himself and his girlfriend online. Investigation commenced at the Ajah Police Station and the pastor made confessional statement that he posted the video. He said he was madly in love and that was why he misbehaved.

“However, because we see it is a case debasing womanhood and betrayal of trust, it was moved to the Gender Section for thorough investigation.

“At the end of the day, the man was granted administrative bail, while investigation continued.

“Take anything coming from that man with a pinch of salt because we have established that he is a liar and an imposter. We have established that he has committed a heinous crime against a woman that once loved him. If he could commit the offence against the woman, lying against the police is a piece of cake for him. The confessional video he claimed that he was forced to make was done in the comfort of his car.”

Lagos Big Boy, Pretty Mike Gets Himself A S-x Doll As Birthday Gift To Self [Photos]

Video: Mayorkun – Fantasy

Amidst the gigantic success of “Posh”; DMW pop titan Mayorkun unleashes the music visual for“Fantasy”.
The Kiddominant produced banger first surfaced when it was released alongside “Posh”; and now has a video to follow. The Clarence Peters directed clip salutes the legacy of Olu Maintain‘s signature number and classic “Yahooze”, and also features a memorable  appearance from Olu Maintain.
Although details are still sketchy; Mayorkun is also set to release his debut studio album before the end of 2018, and headline his anticipated “Mayor of Lagos” concert to the 14th of December. Waste no time and consume the lush visual for “Fantasy”

Video: Reekado Banks – Blessings On Me

Video: Reekado Banks – Blessings On Me mp4
Reekado Banks presents the official music video for his last single, “Blessings On Me“.
Mavin’s super act Reekado Banks keeps up with his last release as he shots a visual to push the jam forward. Blessing was released in September and the song produced by Princeton has found it way into people’s heart.
The video with powerful message was directed by Adasa Cookey with cameo appearance of Skibii and other artist. Blessing On Me has a short movie attached to it, Stay Tuned.
Watch and Enjoy the visual below

Video: Niniola – Bana

Following the Successful release of the audio and also to mark the One Anniversary of her Debut Album “THIS IS ME“…The Queen Of Afrohouse “NINIOLA” wastes no time to put out the video to her instant HIT single “BANA“.
In a year that has been Fantastic for the Queen and as she prepares for her concert “The Human Radio Concert”, She has decided to keep it HOT till the End of the Year…
So Sit back and Enjoy how NINIOLA takes us on a colorful and energetic journey in this Video…And Yes Clarence Shot It..
Watch and Enjoy the dope visual below

MUSIC: Dayo Chino ft. Naira Marley – Pumpum (Remix)

Nigerian Airline Passenger Explains How A Plane She Boarded From Abuja To Lagos Leaked

A Nigerian airline passenger, Biyamu has shocked social media when she narrated how she boarded a certain airline from Abuja to Lagos and has it rained it was raining on her too, because the plane was leaking! LOL

NLC Rejects N22,500 By Governors, Tells Workers To Prepare For Strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the N22,500 proposed by the state governors as the New National Minimum Wage for workers in the country.

Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC president, said this while briefing newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) had issued a communique after its meeting claiming that state governors can only pay N22, 500, as the new national minimum wage.

“We wish to reiterate our position adopted at our National Executive Council (NEC) meeting on Oct. 23 that any figure below N30, 000 will not be accepted by us.

“We call on our members to continue to mobilise in preparation for the commencement of an indefinite strike on Nov. 6, if by then necessary steps are not taken to adopt the recommendation of the Tripartite Committee,” Wabba said.

The NLC president also said that the NGF was not a negotiating body but merely a party in the negotiation for the convenience of state governors.

Low Birth Rate! Italy Promises To Give Parents Who Agree To Have A 3rd Child A Piece Of Land

Italy's populist government plans to reward parents who have a third child by awarding them a piece of land, in a bid to reverse the country's plummeting birth rate.

The plan, cooked up by the far-right League and included in the draft budget for next year, would see the state hand over parcels of agricultural land for 20 years to parents who have a third child between 2019 and 2021.

'They say that Italians have few children and that something is needed to turn the trend around,' said agriculture minister Gian Marco Centinaio.

'That's why the ministry wants to contribute, favouring rural areas in particular, where people still have children,' he added.

Italy has the lowest birthrate in Europe.

Last year, about 464,000 births were registered, a record low, leaving Italy with a significantly older population and a demographic time bomb.

2019: If You Like Strategize From The Jungle, You Are Going No Where, Tinubu Tells Atiku

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on
Wednesday said that the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP),  Atiku Abubakar is going nowhere in the 2019 election.

Tinubu was reacting to the meeting of Atiku in Dubai over 2019 election.

He spoke with State House correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

According to him, Atiku can meet anywhere to strategize but Nigerians will not vote for him.

When asked if he was jittery about Atiku meeting in Dubai to unseat Buhari, he said “We don’t fear, whether it is in the jungle, or is in Dubai or is in Abu Dhabi, people are free to meet and strategize in any way they form but we are not going back to the illusion of the PDP.

“It is not possible, Nigerians will not do that. They say slow and steady wins the race; we inherited that from our forefathers and knowledgeable people.

“We can’t go back to the pit that we inherited for 16 years. They can strategies from anywhere but a leopard cannot change it skin,” he said.

3 Transgender Best Friends Transition Together At Age 11 & Have FULL Support Of Parents

Three transgender friends are supporting each other as they transition from male to female age 11. Lily, Fiana and Zuri have been diagnosed with gender dysphoria and will soon undergo medical intervention to prevent their bodies changing from that of boys to men.

Lily, 11, from the Austin area of Texas, has already begun taking hormone blockers to prevent her going through male puberty an irreversible change her parents wrestled with before undertaking.

“Around the age of two, Lily started asking for different types of toys, and then after that, the first big thing that we noticed was that she wanted to dress as Cinderella for Halloween,” Lily’s mum Julie Maerz said.

“Right before her eighth birthday, she came out from her room one morning and she said 'I’m Lily all the time now, only use girl pronouns. I’m not gonna be Jack anymore’.”

Julie and her family had a lot of negative responses not only from strangers, but also from their family and friends.

“People come out of the wood work to let you know that you are harming your child by allowing her to be trans gender and it’s something that we’ve just come to expect and something that we really just rolls off our back at this point,” Julie said.

“Once you start to read the medical background of what gender dysphoria is and that it is a medical condition, it is not just a mental state.

"It is not something that is made up, when an eight year old tells you she is in the wrong body, she means it.”

Stacey Jefferson, 10-year-old Fiana’s mom, said she believed she just had a boy who liked girls toys until one evening when she was putting her then-son to bed.

“The stand out moment for me when I knew I really couldn’t spend another day with Fiana not transitioning was when we were getting ready for bed and she said ‘Mama, I need to tell you that I think I was supposed to be born a girl’,” Stacey said.

“I said ‘Honey, why do you think that?’ and she said ‘Well, I have a girl brain and a girl heart. All my toys are girl things and all my friends are girls. I don’t really understand the things that boys like to do’,”

“I knew right from that moment that I needed to raise her differently.”

Kimberly Jones, whose daughter Zuri, 11, is also entering puberty as a transgender girl recalls the moment she knew she should allow her to transition.

“The first time we let her go shopping in a skirt, she was delighted. She was dancing around so happy, but also really nervous about what people would think or say.”

“Now it’s like she has filled out with this whole persona of who she really is.”

While the three kids are well supported by their families, all three have encountered bullying outside of the home, especially from children at school.

Helicopter Crash: Srivaddhanaprabha's Son Pays Touching Tribute To Him! Vows To Continue His Legacy

The son of tragic Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has paid an emotional tribute to his father and vowed to carry on his work at the Foxes.

Leicester vice-chairman Aiyawatt, known as Top, has now stepped up to assume control of his father's business empire, including City.

Foxes owner Vichai was among five people killed in a helicopter tragedy at the King Power Stadium on Saturday night.

He has pledged to carry on his late father's work after they helped Leicester to the 2015/2016 Premier League title and into the Champions League.

Aiyawatt wrote: "I would like to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for this overwhelming support.

"What happened made me realise how important my dad was to many people all over the world and I'm touched by how many people kept him close to their hearts.

"I know that I will receive the support I need to make this happen and I am so grateful for all your messages and kind words.

"For a long time, my father taught me to be strong and to take care of my family.

"He had a way of teaching me about life and work without making it seem like a lesson. He was my mentor and role model.

"Today, he left me with a legacy to continue and I will do everything I can to carry on his big vision and dreams.

"My family and I would like to thank each and every one of you for your sincere kindness and good intentions during the most difficult time for us.

"I miss you dad, with all of my heart."

Leicester have cancelled plans to fly to Cardiff for Saturday's game in the wake of last weekend's helicopter crash.

Toor! Swedish Woman Covers Herself In Menstrual Blood To 'Inspire' Others

In this social media-driven age we are used to seeing weird and wonderful photos every day.

We scroll through our feeds and look at everything from Kim Kardashian's bum to someone's incredibly healthy dinner.

But one image on Instagram is stopping people in their tracks - because it's rather unusual.

Swedish naturist Maxinne Bjork has shared an image of herself, n-ked and covered in what she calls her own "life-giving fluids" - that's period blood to you and me.

Unsurprisingly, the image garnered a strong reaction from her 44,000 followers, but comments have since been disabled.
Posted over the weekend,  Maxinne who currently lives in Bali, reveals she shared it to promote "acceptance and love".

She captioned it with a length post, writing: "Today after a very productive and super fun day, I came home all emotional with lots on my mind that I just pushed a side cause I didn't have space to deal with it in the moment.

"I sat down and did some deep breathing, and all of a sudden felt a strong urge to cover myself in my life-giving fluids as a woman.

"So without really thinking of why or anything else, I just did. Smudged it out all over my body and then rolled around naked on the grass in my garden all covered in my menstrual blood.
"Smelled the earth and started crying intensely. Both from happiness and sadness."

Maxinne then explained that after the crying she started laughing, before discussing how happy she is to have her mum in her life - despite the "draining" family situation they are in right now.

She adds: "But that's life. And exactly how it is supposed to be in this moment. Accept and love."

Over 2,800 people have liked the post so far.
But not everyone is supportive of the photo.

In a second post, the young woman revealed that people had been calling her "mentally sick" for sharing it.
She hit back at the haters by uploading a photo of her sporting a huge grin and saying: "So interesting how people can't accept that we all are different and have different views about life.

"I'm not telling people to think like me, but with my actions I want to express to people to listen to their hearts, and do what feels right for them even though it doesn't fit the norm. And that's why I even use social media, I want to spread how I live, so people can be inspired to dare to live how they want to live.

"I'm not trying to change any one, be you! And bad comments that I'm mentally sick doesn't really affect me. Maybe I am? But oh my, how great it feels to be mentally disturbed then. I love my life!"

Nollywood Handsome, SammyLee Nnamdi Releases Hot Photos As He Turns A Year Older

Nollywood Actor, Onwuasoanya Samuel Nnamdi better known as SammyLee Nnamdi is a year old today! The handsome actor took to his social media pages to share dope pictures of himself, thanking God for the gift of Life.

Most of His colleagues have also taken to their respective social media pages to congratulate the talented actor and wish him a Happy birthday. From us too, it's Happy birthday SammyLee!

2019: Seventh Day Adventist Sues INEC, FG Over Saturday Voting

The applicants in the matter, Chief Emeka Anyabelem, Elder Asonye Onwudebe, Felix Minikwu and Chinedu Omesurum, said conducting elections on Saturday amounts to the violation of their rights to worship and disenfranchisement of other members of their church.

In the suit, PHC/2836/2018, the applicants prayed the court to declare that holding elections on Saturday, the worship day for the denomination, is a violation of the Seventh Day Adventist Church members rights.

The suit read in part: “A declaration that the applicants’ known day of worship being Saturday, they are entitled to their freedom of religion and worship on Saturdays unhindered or by any means, whatsoever, under the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended).

“A declaration that the fixing/scheduling of the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday, February 16, 2019, and the governorship and state Assembly elections/Federal Capital Territory (FCT) council elections on Saturday, March 2, by the first respondent, in concert with the second and third respondents, constitute a violation of the applicants’ fundamental rights to freedom of religion.”

The applicants said their rights being violated are guaranteed under Section 38 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, and Article 8 of the African Charter on Human and People’s (Enforcement and Ratification) Act, Cap A9.

The applicants further prayed the court to make an order of injunction restraining the third defendants, INEC, from conducting the 2019 election as scheduled or scheduling any other elections on Saturday.

Meanwhile, when the matter came up yesterday, in court, Ahamefule Owurre, counsel to the applicants, prayed for adjournment, to allow him to reply counter affidavit of the defence on point of law.

He said the desire of the applicants is that elections be fixed between Monday and Thursday to allow many people to participate in the electioneering process.

However, the trial judge, Justice M. Danagogo, adjourned the matter till December 18, for motions.


FIFA Bans Ex-Ghana FA President For Life

One of African football's most powerful figures has been banned from the sport for life for breaking bribery and corruption rules.

Ex-Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kwesi Nyantakyi also broke conflict of interest rules, Fifa said.

Football's world governing body launched an investigation after Nyantakyi was pictured taking $65,000 (£48,000) from an undercover reporter.

Fifa fined Nyantakyi 500,000 Swiss francs (£390,000). Nyantakyi was also vice-president of the Confederation of African Football and a member of the Fifa Council.

He stepped down as GFA president in June after film of him allegedly accepting a "cash gift" was made public.

The film was captured by journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas and BBC Africa's investigations unit, Africa Eye, received exclusive access to the footage.

Nyantakyi later resigned his Caf and Fifa posts but claimed the footage had been doctored to falsely incriminate him.

The adjudicatory chamber of Fifa's ethics committee said the ban for life applied to "all football-related activities at both national and international level".

Buhari’s Impeachment Case Over WAEC Certificate Adjourned Till November 26

A case seeking for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over alleged non possession of his West African Examination Council, WAEC, certificate and other qualifying credentials has been adjourned till November 26 by Justice Maureen Onyetenu-led Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun state.

In the suit, filed on June 19, accused president Buhari of violating the provisions of the 1999 constitution but not possessing the required qualifications to contest for the presidency. The suit has the National Assembly, Senate President and the Speaker, House of Representatives as co-defendants alongside President Buhari as the 4th defendant. It accused the National Assembly of “closing their eyes to the president’s gross misconduct,” and failure to impeach the president.

Kanye West Warned Not To Date Kim Kardashian After Her S*x Tape Revelation

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has spoken about the early days of her relationship with Kanye West and how he was warned not to date her, fearing that her s-x tape would damage his career.

Now husband and wife, they have been through plenty of ups and downs but it seems that they wouldn't have stood a chance of a life together if Kanye had listened to his friends and advisors.

During an interview with Van Jones on Be Woke Vote, Kim spoke candidly about the time before she got together with her rapper hubby and that, despite 'knowing him forever', didn't believe they would get together due to her chequered past.

Kim, 38, said: "We’ve been through a lot together. You know, I’ve known him for 15 years now. Became friends with him maybe in like 2006, 2007.

"Met him in like [2002 or 2003]. I’ve known him forever.

"He’s put himself up against the world for me when everyone told him, ‘You cannot date a girl with a sex tape. You cannot date a reality show girl. This is going to ruin your career.’

"Everyone told him that."

Kanye is not someone who has often taken the path that most people have told him to, so pairing up with Kim was always on the cards.

Kim said that Kanye was 'not going to be told what to do' and she said she would, "always love and appreciate him for always standing up for me."

In a glut of gushing praise for her controversial other half, Kim said that he was, "always there to hold my hand and lift me up higher and give me the confidence."

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star has been married for four years to Kanye and they have three children - daughters North, 5, and Chicago, 9 months as well as son, Saint, 2.

We’ll End Shiites’ Protests, IGP Promises

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday promised to put an end to the protests by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria that has left some people dead and properties destroyed within the Federal Capital Territory.

Idris made the promise in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after joining others to witness the inauguration of the 2019 Armed Forces Day Emblem at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

 “We have made some major deployments, and all l can say is that we want to appeal to everybody to cooperate with us to end these crises and by the Grace of God, we will bring the protests to an end,” the police boss said.

When asked why security agents resorted to the use of maximum force to quell the protests, Idris explained that “the agents were responding to the threats against the security of lives and property within the FCT. It is our responsibilities to take care of security.”

The IGP gave an indication that about 400 members of the group who were arrested on Tuesday would appear in court on Wednesday.

“You know that when we make arrests, the next thing is to take them before the law courts.

“We are going to take them before the law court today (Wednesday). This could be the Magistrate’s Court or Federal High Court,” he said.

Idris also said the Federal Government was not ruling out dialogue with stakeholders as one of the ways of ending the protests.

“We are liaising with major stakeholders, major religious groups in this country.

“I think we need to do something to end these crises as soon as possible and by the Grace of God we will end the crises soon,” he added.

Finally! Body Of Missing General Alkali Is Found

The Nigerian Army has recovered the body of Major General Idris Alkali (rtd), the immediate past Chief of Administration, Army Headquarters Abuja.

The body was recovered from an abandoned well in Guchwet, Shen District of Jos South Local Government.

Alkali went missing on his way to Bauchi after leaving Abuja in the morning of September 3. 

Already, some suspects have been arrested in connection with his death.

Tinubu Arrives Presidential Villa To Meet Buhari

Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has just arrived the Presidential Villa, Abuja to meet with the president. Tinubu, clutching a book, arrived at about 4pm and he arrived alone..

The party chief arrived the Presidential Villa alone. The agenda of the meeting is however not known.

Neymar Faces Six Years In Prison After Court Reexamines Controversial Santos To Barcelona Move

Brazilian sensation Neymar could face up to six years in prison as courts re-examine his move from boyhood club Santos to Barcelona.

Last year former Barcelona superstar Neymar was ordered to stand trial by the Spanish court for fraud regarding his transfer to the Nou Camp.

The Brazilian made the switch to Catalonia in 2013 after four years after progressing through the ranks as a youngster.

Reports from Spain now suggest the national court has decided at the last minute to refer to the Criminal Chamber in front of three magistrates.

The fact that three judges will sit on the case means sentences can be extended past five years as they are deemed as more serious.

Barcelona newspaper Lavanguardia report they have had access to a ruling which reveals that if found guilty, the sentence could be anything from four to six years.

But the move to next chamber of the Spanish court will delay the start of the case.

The move has been the subject of an investigation since January 2014, with Barcelona and president Josep Maria Bartomeu being charged with tax fraud.

Nigeria Highest Producer Of HIV-Infected Babies -FG

The Federal Government has confirmed a report which ranks Nigeria first on the list of countries with high record of mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS in the world.

Government reiterated local and international indications confirmed that Nigeria produces 30 percent of children born with HIV/AIDS globally.

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, told newsmen at the launch of a roadmap on implementation of the National Treatment and Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS in Abuja, yesterday, that the situation is worrisome and requires collective action of all stakeholders, with the support of global partners to correct the statistics.

Prof. Adewole said the roadmap has been designed to give proper guidance and direction on how best to offer treatment to HIV patients in Nigeria and also, protect unborn children from contacting the virus through a mother living with the virus.

The minister also confirmed that Nigeria has 3.1 million people living with the virus, out of which 1.1 million people have been under proper and timely treatment from government.

He said he was impressed with the commitment of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to the cause of proper and timely care for patients with the virus.

“There is no reason why Nigeria should be the highest producer of babies infected with HIV because, we have put in great efforts in the past. Obviously, more is required to achieve more results,” he added.

Saudi Arabia Arrests 17 Women For Taking Part In Halloween Party

Seventeen women, all Filipina expats, were arrested after hosting a Halloween party in Saudi Arabia.

The group of women were all detained by Saudi intelligence officers who raided a Riyadh compound on Friday, according to the Philippines foreign ministry.

Neighbours had reportedly complained about the noise. It is not known what charges they face however the foreign ministry reiterated that Saudi laws prohibit unattached men and women from being seen together in public.

Adnan Alonto, the Philipinne ambassador in Riyadh, told the ministry it appeared organisers of the party had been charged with holding an event without permit and disturbing the neighbourhood, the BBC reported.

Mr Alonto has since issued an advisory reminding the Filipino population in Saudi Arabia to "refrain from organising or attending events or gatherings that are unsanctioned or without permission."

He said: "In addition, everyone is reminded to avoid mixed crowds, consuming liquor, and holding public practice of traditions that are associated with religions other than Islam, such as Halloween, Valentines and Christmas."

It is thought that some of the partygoers did not know the gathering had a Halloween theme.

The public worship of any religion other than Islam is banned in Saudi Arabia - despite the fact at least two million of the country's expatriates are non-Muslims.

Photos From Yvonne Nelson's Daughter's 1st Birthday Party In Accra

Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson's daughter, Ryn Roberts was a year older some days ago and her mom held a party for her at her residence in Accra. The party was well attended by friends and family. More photos below...

Prince Harry Reveals Cute Nickname He & Meghan Have Given To Baby

The royal baby hasn't arrived yet - but it already has an adorable nickname. Meghan Markle is thought to be over four months pregnant, as her bump has been blossoming during the couple's royal tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.

Telling the crowds how happy he was to be visiting New Zealand at the Abel Tasman national park on Monday, Harry revealed the couple's sweet nickname for their baby.

He said: "From myself and my wife and our little bump, we are so grateful to be here. We bring blessings from my grandmother the Queen and our family."

The sweet clip of Harry calling their unborn child "our little bump" has been shared widely on social media by fans.

One fan account wrote: "'Our little bump' and his smile after that is the best thing ever! I'm going to faint!"

Another commented on the heartwarming video, writing: "My heart cannot take anymore cuteness".

A third wrote: "Such a proud, sweet Daddy! That little bump is already so blessed!!"

A fourth added: "Can't handle these cuties..."

Ademola Adeleke Arraigned For Impersonation

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in the September 22 election in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, has been arraigned for impersonation.

Mr Adeleke was arraigned on Wednesday at a Federal High Court in Abuja on a four-count charge for alleged examination malpractice.

He was arraigned by the police for presenting himself as a student of Ojo-aron community grammar school in his state in 2017.

He has denied the allegation and alleged political withchunt. He was brought to court with four other accused, including the school principal by the Nigerian police on Wednesday.

Mr Adeleke was however granted bail on self-recognizance by Justice I E, Ekwo.

The court ordered him to deposit his international passport with the registrar.

Mr Adeleke was also asked to sign a bond stating that he will always be present at his trial.

Mr Adeleke narrowly lost to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola, in the governorship election. He is however, challenging the result at the election tribunal where he is asking to be declared the governor elect.

Minimum Wage: FG Rejects N22,500 Governors’ Proposal

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Mr. Chris Ngige, says the Federal Government has rejected the N22,500 minimum wage proposal by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF).

Ngige stated this on Wednesday during a phone interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily.

“The governors have not even done enough. I told them that this N22,500 is even rejected by the Federal Government,” he said.

Ngige’s comments come 24 hours after NGF unanimously agreed to pay Nigerian workers N22,500 as the new minimum wage as against the current N18,000.

Chairman of the Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdul’Aziz Yari, said that the decision of the governors was based on the current realities on the ground.

But Ngige criticised the governors for the figure saying N22,500 is even below the N24, 000 agreement by the Federal Government.

He, however, said that all parties on the ground would resume back on negotiations to see that the welfare of the workers is met.

Ngige added, “The national minimum wage is a national legislation being driven by the Federal Government of Nigeria in pursuance to item 34 of the Exclusive Legislative list.

“But you don’t go and make a law which people will disobey at the initial.

“If you make a law and hoax a figure that is not agreeable, which people don’t have the capacity or ability to pay because the International Labour Organisation (ILO) says in those negotiations, the principle is the ability to pay.”

The minister, however, decried that the Chairman of the Tripartite Committee, Ms. Amal Pepple is not in the country.

Ngige explained that despite her absence for two weeks for a medical check-up, the Federal Government would convene partners involved in the minimum wage to deliberate on the issue and arrive on the same page.

Although workers are demanding N30,000 as minimum wage, the minister said that any industrial action being embarked on the aggrieved workers would not resolve the issues at stake.

Pakistan Acquits Christian Woman, Asia Bibi On Death Row

A Pakistani court has overturned the death sentence of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy, a case that has polarised the nation.

Asia Bibi was convicted in 2010 after being accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad in a row with her neighbours.

She always maintained her innocence, but has spent most of the past eight years in solitary confinement.

The landmark ruling has already set off violent protests by hardliners who support strong blasphemy laws.

Demonstrations against the verdict are being held in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Multan. Clashes with police have been reported.

The Red Zone in the capital Islamabad, where the Supreme Court is located, has been sealed off by police, and paramilitary forces have been deployed to keep protesters away from the court.

Chief Justice Saqib Nisarm, who read out the ruling, said Asia Bibi could walk free from jail in Sheikupura, near Lahore, immediately if not wanted in connection with any other case.

She was not in court to hear the ruling, but reacted to the verdict from prison with apparent disbelief.

"I can't believe what I am hearing, will I go out now? Will they let me out, really?" AFP news agency quoted her as saying by phone.

The trial stems from an argument Asia Bibi, whose full name is Asia Noreen, had with a group of women in June 2009.

They were harvesting fruit when a row broke out about a bucket of water. The women said that because she had used a cup, they could no longer touch it, as her faith had made it unclean.

Prosecutors alleged that in the row which followed, the women said Asia Bibi should convert to Islam and that she made three offensive comments about the Prophet Muhammad in response.

She was later beaten up at her home, during which her accusers say she confessed to blasphemy. She was arrested after a police investigation.

India Unveils The World's Tallest Statue

India has unveiled the world's tallest statue, which cost 29.9bn rupees (£330m; $430m) to build.

The 182m (600ft) high structure in the western state of Gujarat is a bronze-clad tribute to independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the "statue of unity" would serve as a major tourist attraction.

But locals say this is as a waste of public money and that the funds could have been put to better use.

Mr Modi, who unveiled the statue at a grand inaugural event, said it is "a symbol of India's integrity and resolve."

Air Force planes showered flowers on the statue, which was designed by decorated Indian sculptor Ram V Sutar.

According to local reports, thousands of policemen have been deployed across the district, which has witnessed incidents of violence and protests over the effigy. Police also detained farmers and tribal activists who were protesting on Tuesday.

Revealed! How Ooni Of Ife Met Olori Naomi + The Queen Was Met A Virgin

City people has let us in on how Ooni met his new Olori, Naomi saying they officially started dating 3 months and a half ago and they kicked started their wedding plans almost immediately. They also revealed the beautiful queen was met a virgin. Read the gist;

The residence of Ijako Estate, Akure of the Oluwaseyi bubbled penultimate Thursday, 18th of October, as the royal Entourage of his Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi stormed the residence of Evangelist, Prophetess Shilekunola Morenike Naomi, to seek her hand in marriage.

The royal wedding, which was kept away from the public and media glare paraded those who matter to Kabiyesi and his new found love, Naomi.

Let us gist you about Prophetess Naomi. She is the 25 years old founder of a popular Akure church, En-Heralds, at Sunview Hotel Alagbaka, Akure. It is a big church that boasts of more than 1,000-strong congregation. She started the church 7 years ago, while she started her public Evegelism 8 years ago.

She is a very popular Evangelist in Akure and her church is known as the prayer warriors’ church. Very gentle and highly reserved Prophetess Naomi runs the church with her 50 years old mother, Prophetess Oluyemi, who is an Indigene of Ikenne-Remo. Her father is from Akure, while her father’s marriage to his wife has lasted over 30 years. Their marriage is also blessed with 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls, while Oloori Naomi is the 3rd child.

Prophetess Naomi is known for a very famous crusade and praise programme entitled: Hosanna Night every December to mark the anniversary of the church. Many Akure Christians look forward to the programmes not just because of how she ministers, but because it is always star-studded with A-list Nigerian Gospel artistes performing. Last October, Prophetess Naomi brought Tungba Gospel Musician, Yinka Aiyefele, Yetunde Are, Kenny Kore, and Biyi Samuel to perform at the crusade tag: “Hark the Herald Angels” at The Dome, Akure, Ondo State.

She is a graduate of Akungba Akoko University. The very eloquent and highly respectful Young Oloori doesn’t keep friends. Her crowd is small and her mum is her best friend. She is always in the company of her Mother, whom she addresses as “Wooli Agba” or Wura Mi”. They are always sighted at Malls together in Akure. Our source said the Prophetess hardly went out alone and she loves wearing flowing gown too.

Do you know how kabiyesi met his Oloori? City People’s investigation reveals that Kabiyesi met his beautiful Oloori through her mother many years ago.

It was further revealed that it was an extended relationship with all siblings of Oloori Naomi Ogunwusi. Even the Prophetess was at the palace in Ile-Ife 3 months ago to pray for Kabiyesi and that was when Kabiyesi fell in love with her calmness and cool disposition.

It was further explained that Kabiyesi didn’t only fall in love at first sight; he was impressed and induced when he knew that Prophetess Naomi was a virgin at the time.

This was why kabiyesi asked her out and promised her marriage without further ado. City People’s investigation reveals that it took Oloori and Kabiyesi 3-and-half month to pick a date for the marriage and preparations kicked off immediately.

The first thing Oonirisa did was to keep the date away from many as preparations went on among top family members. All the engagement stuffs were also sourced by Kabiyesi’s siblings who were also warned not to discuss it with outsiders.

As early as noon on that Thursday all was set for the royal journey to the residence of the Oluyemi in Akure. Of course, Kabiyesi didn’t go with them as tradition doesn’t permit him. He has to be at home awaiting his bride. He can also not prostrate for anyone and tradition demands he prostrates for his in-laws.

Who were those on the Royal Journey to Akure you may ask? They include Kabiyesi’s father, Prince Aderopo Ogunwusi and his wife, Mrs Margret Ogunwusi, Sooko Ekun, Prince Bimbo, who is Kabiyesi’s elder brother.

His elder brother, Prince Tunji Ogunwusi, and his wife Ibilola Ogunwusi, who flew in from London. Also on the entourage were: Prince Jide Fadairo and his wife, Princess Folasade Ogunwusi, Princess Adesola, Princess Folusho and her husband Kolawole, and Princess Adebimpe and her husband, Prince Mobolaji Jimoh.

The Princesses were all clad in luxury white lace matched with Royal blue headgear. Their traditional Iyun beads were from Tjcollections, while the Ogunwusi Princes and their brothers-in-law spotted white flowing Agbada.

Also in attendance was Obalufe, the Emeses, Osoro, and Ooni of Ife inner caucus Chiefs who all together were 40 in number. All drove to Akure in style in 15 vehicles, which were mainly Benz series. They were led by escort as their hosts welcomed them at 5.31pm.

The Oluwaseyis, who were fully set awaiting their new in-laws quickly commenced the event at a few minutes to 6pm with opening prayer by the bride’s family. Princess Adebimpe Ogunwusi Jimoh, who is the immediate younger sister of Oonirisa, introduced the Ogunwusi’s family to the Oluwaseyis, while the bride’s family also introduced their family members.

The angelic bride walking tall like a Queen that she is came in looking regal in an embellished fully-stoned aso-oke with a light make-up from Akure make-up Pro. Oluyemi Oluposi of dashingbride makeover while her royal Iyun hung beautifully on her neck as she welcomed her new family.

The Ogunwusis couldn’t take their eyes off their beautiful bride as the bride’s family admired the Luxury Lois-Volton set of luggage which was filled with luxury attired for the new Queen. Because the new Queen doesn’t wear earrings, Kabiyesi also sourced for best collection of wristwatches for her. The big yam tubers were 89 pieces, Palm oil, rice, atare, honey, and others items were also put on display as Yoruba culture and tradition dictates

The Oluwaseyis didn’t keep them waiting for long as Prophetess Naomi was handed over to Oonirisa’s elder brother, the Sooko Ekun of Ile-Ife, Prince Bimbo Ogunwusi, who then handed her over to the Ogunwusi sisters.

Few minutes past 10pm, the Ooni entourage drove into Ile-Ife, where Oloori Ogunwusi was received at the entrance by Oonirisa’s Chiefs. Prayers were led by one of the Oonirisa’s Chiefs called ‘Loowa’ (Next to kabiyesi among Chiefs) while Obalufe also prayed for the new bride before she was presented to Ekerin Iyalode, who is a top member of Oonirisa Ruling house “Geesi ruling house. That was after a white Ram was killed, while the Oloori did the needful according to tradition of Ife. The Ekerin Iyalode poured water on her legss as the calabash was broken. Then the breaking of kolanut followed.

She was later ushered into the palace where Oonirisa had already “Gunwa” on his throne. Kabiyesi, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi received her with open arms and prayed for her. He exchanged wedding bands with her and told her to sit at the right side.

The emeses who are the closest chiefs to Kabiyesi then welcomed her officially with all the Oloori of the source praises, while she was then told to move to the left side of Kabiyesi, which makes her the new Oonirisa Oloori.

Doctors Separate Conjoined Twins At Abuja Hospital [See Photos]

A team of Nigerian doctors has successfully separated a set of conjoined twins at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada.

The doctors, led by Nuhu Kwajafa of the Global Peace Initiatives, confirmed the success of the operation that took them several hours on Tuesday in a post on his Instagram account @nuhukwaj.

“We wish to express our profound gratitude, as we say a massive thank you to Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, for his kind hearted and extremely generous gesture to the successfully separated twins and their family…God bless you, Sir,” Mr Kwajafa posted. Another photo below...

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