Friday, April 18, 2014

Easter Celebrations: LAGBUS Offers Free Bus Rides to Lagos Residents

Fashola urges residents to be security conscious during Easter festivities

Lagos – The Lagos State Government on Thursday announced that residents of the state would enjoy free bus rides on Easter Monday, on its LAGBUS Asset Management Ltd buses. This as Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State urged residents to be security conscious and to report unusual situations during the Easter period.

The Forbes Five: Meet Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists 2014

According to Forbes, Diddy, Dr Dre, Jay Z, Birdman and 50 cent are the richest Hip Hop artists in the world that order. Didddy is now worth $700million. Wow! See the full report below...

Back in 2007, Sean “Diddy” Combs teamed with Jay Z and 50 Cent to create a song titled “I Get Money: Forbes 1-2-3 Billion Dollar Remix.” Less than a decade later, rappers are closing in on ten-figure fortunes, and he’s the nearest of the bunch.

PHOTO: Kcee Gets 2013 Benz G-Wagon From Brother as Birthday gift

Oh my! Limpopo crooner Kcee turned a year older today 18th April and got a surprise birthday gift from his brother, the CEO of Five Star Music, Emeka Okonkwo aka E-money, in the early hours of this morning. E-money presented Kcee with a brand new luxury red 2013 G63 G Wagon as birthday present. Wow! Congrats and happy birthday to Kcee. See more photos and a video after the cut...

NNPC Donates Medical Consumables to Abuja Explosion Victims

Abuja – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday delivered medical consumables worth millions of naira to victims of Abuja bomb blast at Asokoro, Nyanya and National hospitals in Abuja.

The explosions rocked Nyanya in the FCT on Monday claiming many lives and injuring many others

PHOTOS: Serena Williams Shows Off MAD Curves in Tiny Bikini

The tennis champ recently said she's learned to love her 'curves' muscular or not and proudly showed it off while at Miami beach with friends yesterday. Continue to see more photos...

Man beheads 2 Year-Old Boy, Rapes Mother in Ogun state

According to PM News, a middle aged man named Mamodu Bashir Ibrahim has been arrested by the Ogun State police command for behading a 2year old boy and raping the boy's mother inside an uncompleted building in a bush at Ofada town in Obafemi/Owode local government area of the State.

Woman Accuses Lagos DPO of Rape

A 31-year-old cook, Idowu Akinwunmi, has narrated how the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Onikan Station, SP Adekunle Awe, allegedly raped, extorted and threatened her life.

The victim told Metro that the incident occurred on April 15, 2014.

She explained that on April 14 she was arrested by the police for “spurious” reasons.

WAEC Parades Fake Website Operator

The authorities of the West African Examinations Council on Thursday in Lagos paraded a suspected fraudulent website operator, Mr. Raheem Abiodun, who hacked into the council’s website.

The WAEC Director of Administration, Mr. Stephen Taiwo, who paraded the suspect before journalists, said his arrest took place at Badagry on Wednesday as he tried to withdraw money paid into his account via an ATM.

Pastor In Police Net For Selling Church

The General Overseer of Christ Citizen Glorious Assembly Church, Pastor Ikechukwu Ezeiru, has been arraigned before the Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly selling the church building and land.

Ezeiru had earlier been brought before the same court for allegedly defrauding a church member, Ifeanyi Ohazurume, of N7m.

Fulani Herdsmen in fresh attacks in Taraba state

According to a breaking news report on Channels TV, suspected Fulani herdsmen are currently attacking Wukari village in Taraba state. Eyewitness reports has it that about 15 people have been killed but police officials say its only 7 that are reported dead. Reports also say several houses have been destroyed.

Meet Britain's Youngest Parents, 12 & 13 Year Old Welcome Daughter

This is sad to see. Children having a child. A British school girl who has not been named welcomed a daughter with her 13 year old boyfriend. (New parents pictured above with their son).

The schoolgirl got pregnant when she was only 11 years old and still in primary school by a boy who was only 12. The children said they 'were in love' and had been dating for a year when they found out she was pregnant. They met over Christmas 2012 in a park when she was 10 and he was 11 going on 12. The children welcomed a healthy daughter on Sunday April 13th 2014.

Parents, School Principal Say No Girl Was Rescued in Chibok

Yesterday evening we all heard the happy news that over a hundred secondary school girls abducted on Monday evening at Government Girls Secondary School Chibok had been freed by the military. But unfortunately this information is not true.

Parents of the missing girls, the principal of the school and Borno state governor told reporters this morning that the military lied about the rescue operation as the girls were still missing.

Nigerian caught in India with heroin concealed in ladies shoes

A Nigerian man, Ozioma Kenneth Odeomenan has been arrested in New Delhi India with 330g of heroin worth $120,000 concealed in ladies shoes he was to export to America.

According to India police report, Ozioma was arrested after an anonymous tip-off they got on the 14th of April that a Nigerian man carrying hard drugs was coming to the Janakpuri metro station. A team of police officers laid a trap and apprehended Ozioma, who was found with 330 grams of heroin cleverly concealed in the specially made cavities in the soles of women’s sandals.

Sex, Nudity and Half of a Yellow Sun

Article written by Samuel Olatunji. Read and share your thoughts on the points he raised

Over the weekend in Lagos, Oscar nominee and BAFTA award winner, Chiwetel Ejiofor laid claim to the fact that Half of a Yellow Sun is not just a Nigerian story but an international story which has its implications and relevance across the world. The movie which was centered on love could not have left the original plot out which talks about the Biafran war. 

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