Wednesday, May 14, 2014

I was a bus conductor in Ilorin' - Ex-Sports minister, Bolaji Abdullahi

Former Sports Minister, Bolaji Abdullahi said he was once a bus conductor as he struggled to make ends meet. Alhaji Abdullahi revealed this while delivering a paper at the annual public lecture of the Association of Business and Social Science Students, University of Ilorin on May 8th.

Pistorius Sent for Psychiatric Tests Over Claims He is 'hyper vigilant' – Meaning He Could Escape Murder Charge

The judge at the Oscar Pistorius trial has ruled that the double-amputee will be sent for psychiatric evaluation after an expert said that he suffered from an anxiety disorder that gave him 'hyper-vigilance'.

Psychiatrist Dr Merryll Vorster, for the defence, said that Pistorius' condition is linked to his disability and meant that he was prone to fight, rather than take flight, in the presence of perceived danger.

Civilians Kill 200 Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno attack yesterday

Article written by Dr. Peregrino Brimah for

The rise of the civilians against terror took the Boko Haram saga to a new turn in the early hours of Tuesday morning when citizens of Rann, headquarters of Kala-Balge local government area, Borno northeast, who had fore-knowledge of an impending Boko Haram attack, decided not to remain sitting ducks but prepared for battle.

'How I Got Into the Oil Business' - Billionaire, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija

One of the world's richest black women, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija has opened up on how she got into the oil business that has made her a billionaire. Speaking during the Women Inspiration & Enterprise WIE event that held two weeks ago, the chairman of Famfa Oil & Gas, said she got into the business through perseverance and hard work

Terry signs new Chelsea deal

Chelsea captain John Terry has signed a new contract at Stamford Bridge after agreeing terms on a one-year deal, Sky Sports reports

Terry’s contract, along with that of experienced duo Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole, was set to expire this summer.

Man exposes girlfriend as fake soldier

The 323 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Akure, Ondo State, has arrested a woman, Angela Omieh, for posing as a soldier.

Sets of military uniform, police extract and a sworn affidavit for loss of her military identity card were said to have been found with her.

VIDEO: Basketmouth Uncensored: Dysfunctional Mind

This is one of many TV ads for Basketmouth's Uncensored comedy show taking place on June 29th at Eko Hotel, time 6pm, featuring Bovi, Buchi, 2face, Davido, Wizkid, Sound Sultan and many others

Man, 51, arrested with 3.870kg drug at MMIA

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested Osun state born 51 year old Odeyemi Ademola Ayodeji for being in possession of 3.870kg of suspected Methamphetamine worth over N2.4 million.

Odeyemi, who hid the illegal substance inside a white transparent polythene inside his luggage containing soup ingredients(crayfish, melon) was arrested during the outward screening of passengers on a Kenyan Airways flight at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport.

Jay Z and Solange Kiss and Make-up?

According to reports, Jay Z and Solange were spotted shopping for jewelry together yesterday May 13th in NYC. If they've already reconciled, then it means this behaviour between them is common.

From TMZ:

Tunde Bakare says Boko Haram is an American idea, calls out CNN's Isha Sesay, Patience Jonathan, others

During his sermon this past Sunday May 11th, pastor Tunde Bakare of Latter Rain Assembly, went hard on the American government and their offer to assist Nigeria to fight Boko Haram.

Here's a summary of what he said: 

According to Bakare, CNN media crew coming to Abuja a few weeks ago to cover the Chibok girls story took him back to a vision God showed him during a conference he had in 2005 at Adebola House in Lagos. He said in the vision, he rode on God's back into former US President Bush's war room and saw the former president plotting on how to destabilize Nigeria. He said he immediately started praying at the conference declaring that Nigeria is not Iraq and that Bush would be burnt in the bush while Condolezza Rice would end up in the cooking pot. He played the video of his preaching in 2005 where he shared the vision to the conference attendees. See the video after the cut


Solange deletes all but one pic of Beyoncé from her Instagram page

Solange has deleted all of Beyoncé's pictures from her instagram page leaving only one picture which she uploaded over a year ago that shows herself, Beyonce and a friend in a happy mood. (pic above). Whether she deliberately left the pic on the page or it was an oversight is unclear.

Femi Kuti, Jide Kosoko, Odumakin join women protesters in Lagos

Femi Kuti, Jide Kosoko, Iyabo Ojo, Foluke Daramola, human rights activists Joe Okei-Odumakin, Doris Simeon and others participated in a protest against terrorism in Lagos yesterday May 12th. They marched through the streets of Lagos and ended up at the Governor's office in Ikeja where they met with Gov. Raji Fashola. See more photos after the cut...

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