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Gay couple’s engagement photos go viral after they took to Twitter to announce their engagement

A gay couple recently got engaged and they announced it on Twitter by sharing photos. ‘He said, “Yes”. ‘ @LeviMarsman, a dancer/choreographer who lives in Boston, Massachusetts, wrote. His partner @chicofithuggins also shared photos from their engagement. Twitter users reacted by congratulating them. But some were opposed to it and criticized the couple. However Below are more photos of the…

Photos: Pastor Makes P*nties With A Print Of His Face For His Female Congregants

Would you wear a panty with your pastor’s face on it? This might seem awkward on many different levels but funny enough, some ladies might be doing it out here. A controversial pastor Thaddeus Mathews popularly known as the ‘cussing pastor’ is believed to have designed panties for his female congregants. Through his Instagram page, the pastor shared photos of…

Nigerian man allegedly cancels wedding after finding out his fiancee took his photos to a shrine

Nigerian man allegedly cancels wedding after finding out his fiancee took his photos to a shrine

A Twitter user has narrated how a Nigerian man called off his traditional wedding after finding out his fiancee took his photos to a shrine. According to @Nnamdianekwe, the man who stays abroad cancelled the wedding after stumbling on a Whatsapp chat in which the lady told her mother that she took her fiance’s name and photos to a shrine and…

Judge rules Texas 10-month-old must remain on life support: ‘She deserves the chance to fight’

FORT WORTH, Texas — A Fort Worth judge extended a temporary restraining order against a children’s hospital that planned to take a 10-month-old girl off life-support, according to CNN affiliate KTVT. Tinslee Lewis was born with a rare heart defect called Ebstein’s anomaly and suffers from chronic lung disease and severe chronic pulmonary hypertension, Cook Children’s Health Care System spokesperson Winifred King said…

I Am A He-Goat In Edo – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), has described himself as the ‘he Goat’ of Edo politics while receiving pastor Osagie Ize Iyanmu, a new APC defectee from PDP. Speaking with journalists shortly after receiving Iyanmu, he further debunked rumour that he has been placed under house arrest. He said: “I saw that they write a story…

Farming can tackle insecurity & cyber crime – LawMaker

A member of the House of Representatives, Olubunmi Wumi Ogunlola, has called for a huge investment in agriculture to attract productive population and reduce the scourge of insecurity and cybercrime being perpetrated by Nigerian youths. The federal parliamentarian called on the Federal government to as a matter of urgency, declare a state of emergency in the agricultural sector, to allow…

Police arrest 4 NURTW members over plan to take over motor parks in Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command said it has arrested no fewer than four people over violence and breach of peace in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital over the weekend. The suspects who are members of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state were said to have instigated the violence in a bid to take over…

Father Kills Man Who Assaulted His 16-Year-Old Daughter

An Arizona father has been sentenced to 8-years imprisonment for beating a man to death. According to reports, the said father 40-year-old Melvin Harris III beat the man to death for trying to violate his 16-year-old daughter. Melvin was arrested in August 2018 after beating Leon Leevon Armstrong, 27, to death in the parking lot of a convenience store in…

Gbajabiamila wades in as ICPC declares lawmaker wanted

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has asked the member representing Koko/Besse Federal Constituency, Shehu Koko, to go defend himself at the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). The lawmaker was declared wanted because he failed to appear before the commission for an ongoing investigation into constituency projects. Following Gbajabiamila’s clearance, Koko is expected to appear…

Pastor Adeboye We need Factories Not Churches Daddy Freeze Reacts

Just recently, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Adeboye, recently made the news after he shared God’s revelation to him – The pastor claimed God revealed he will build an auditorium as big as Ibadan before he dies – Controversial OAP, Daddy Freeze, has reacted to the news by saying the country needs big…

CAN- Why CJN Muhammed should be sacked

The President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev Dr. Samson Ayokunle, has called for the removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Tanko Muhammed due to his alleged religious bias. Ayokunle made the call in reaction to Muhammed’s call for constitutional amendment to allow for the integration of Sharia law. CJN, who was represented by the Grand Khadi…

Breathtaking Pictures Of Melanesians, The Only Natural Black Blondes On Earth!

It is believed that blondes could only be found among Caucasians; so, how do the Melanesians, mostly located east of Papua New Guinea in Oceania, have the striking contrast of the darkest skin in the world outside of Africa and blonde hair? This question has baffled many people and scientists for years. For many years, blond hair was attributed to…

Stonebwoy Finally Breaks Silence On A Possible Collaboration With Rihanna & DJ Khaled

Stonebwoy has finally spoken about the rumour surrounding his potential collaboration with American super stars, Rihanna and DJ Khaled. Stonebwoy confirmed that indeed, it’s his dream to land a collaboration with these artistes and that his team is putting up their maximum best to be able to make this collaboration a reality. READ MORE: Kelvyn Boy: “Have You Ever Heard…

PDP: Atiku Challenge Tribunal Ruling At Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Peter Obi, have filed an appeal at the Supreme Court over the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal judgement of September 11. The appeal was filed on Monday in Abuja. READ RELATED: Buhari appoints Mr. Philip Obin as Technical Assistant. Recall that the…

PDP Ward Leader, Nwozuruka Anele Murdered In Front Of His Wife & Children In Rivers

Nwozuruka Anele ,The youth leader and chapter chairman of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Alakahia community in Obio -Akpor local government of Rivers State, has been murdered. He was murdered on Saturday morning by 2.00am in front of his wife and children. The gunmen were said to have forced their way into his apartment in the early hours of…

I Share Same Bed With Dead Bodies – Bishop Bernard Nyarko narrated his story

Many people hold the erroneous impression that celebrities especially actors and actresses in Ghana were born rich and never struggled to attain their present status. The story of one of Kumasi-based finest actors, Bishop Bernard Nyarko changes this narrative as he at a point became homeless and at point shared the same bed with dead bodies just to see the next day…

Kanye West: ‘Jesus Is King’ A New Album & Here’s What We Know!

Kanye West has turned his Sunday Services into a worldwide phenomenon. The hip-hop church services started off as something small and intimate, but grew into much more. The services extended to huge festivals such as Coachella. It even made pop-up appearances in different cities across the world and as of lately Ye’ took his services to a Mega church in Atlanta, New…

Atiku sends message to Nigerians, heads to Supreme Court – (full letter)

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, has written an open letter of gratitude to Nigerians in which he vowed to get justice at the Supreme Court. This latest move by Atiku is coming days after the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) in Abuja confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari won the poll which…

59th Independence Day Ceremony approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved activities for the anniversary of Nigeria’s 59th Independence. This was contained in the schedule of activities released by Willie Bassey, spokesperson in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). The activities would on Monday, September 23 kick-off with a media parley at the National Press Center in Abuja. ©  There…

R. Kelly In Jail: See History of charges and allegation placed on him.

For more than two decades, R&B singer R. Kelly has faced allegations of sexual abuse. The stories go back to the start of his career in the 1990s, with many centring around the alleged predatory pursuit of teenage girls. He is currently facing multiple state and federal charges in the US, with accusations including sexual assault, abuse of a minor,…

Tiv/jukun Crisis: Ortom Tells Buhari Govt How To End Benue, Taraba Crisis

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has called on the Federal Government to set up a Commission of Inquiry into the lingering conflict between Jukun and Tiv people of Taraba State.

Tiv/jukun Crisis: Ortom Tells Buhari Govt How To End Benue, Taraba Crisis

Gov. Ortom made the call yesterday during a security meeting between Benue and Taraba States along with stakeholders at the instance of President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.

The governor stated that if constituted, the Commission of Inquiry would help to unravel the immediate and remote causes of the prolonged conflict to complement efforts already made by both states to nip the violence in the bud.

Ortom who decried the spate of crimes in the affected communities in Taraba State and the possible escalation of the conflict into Benue, called for the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for the attacks on innocent people.

He said Nigerians must at all times, adhere to the country’s Constitution which provides a guide to lawful conduct of affairs and commended President Buhari for wading into conflict.

The communique which was presented at the end of the meeting by Governor Ortom read that proactive measures would be taken to curb further crisis between Jukun and Tiv in Taraba State.

It added that Governors of the two states would visit the affected areas to ascertain the level of damage while military personnel should be deployed to the warring communities.

Also speaking at the meeting, the Taraba State Governor, Dickson Ishaku promised to cooperate with his Benue counterpart in any way possible to permanently end the conflict.

Ishaku called for the amendment of certain sections of the Nigerian constitution to conform to the needs and peculiarities of states.

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President Muhammadu Buhari who was represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha said the Federal Government would facilitate the implementation of whatever resolutions reached at the end of the meeting for permanent peace to return to the affected communities.

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Those who spoke during the meeting included the Tor Tiv, Professor James Ayatse, the Aku Uka of Wukari, Senators Iyorchia Ayu and David Mark, as as well as Professor Iyorwuese Hagher who all called on the Federal Government to deploy security personnel to Taraba State to end the conflict.

Earlier, Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume said the Tiv and Jukun by history, are one indivisible entity who should not take up arms against themselves for whatever reason, expressing hope that the security meeting would yield fruitful result.

Facebook Set To Change The Names Of Instagram And WhatsApp

Facebook has said that it is changing the name of its two most popular apps, Instagram and WhatsApp, this new development is to better disclose its ownership of the apps,  From reports learnt. After the effect, Instagram will be known as “Instagram from Facebook” while WhatsApp will become “WhatsApp from Facebook.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The re-branding effort was discovered…

14-year-old girl murdered in cold blood in South Africa because of her new phone (photos)

14-year-old girl murdered in cold blood in South Africa because of her new phone (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A 14-year-old school pupil, Sinazo Kleinbooi was brutally murdered in Kwamanube Street in NU6, Motherwell, South Africa last Tuesday. The body of the girl still dressed in school uniform was found lying in the street with a single bullet wound to…

Emir Sanusi receives 4th wife, four years after wedding

Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II on Saturday August 3, received his 4th wife HRH Sa’adatu Barkindo Mustapha. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Emir Sanusi II had married the daughter of Lamido of Adamawa Muhammadu Barkindo-Mustafa, in a low-key ceremony which was held in Yola on September 25, 2015. HRH Sa’adatu Barkindo Mustapha was only an 18-year-old secondary school leaver when her royal…

El-Rufai pledges to sponsor the education of Almajiri boy who doesn’t like to beg from primary school till University

Grace just found an Almajiri boy, as Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has pledged to sponsor his education from primary school till he graduates from the University.  The promise came after Twitter user @el_bonga shared a photo of the Almajiri boy that learnt how to polish shoes for commercial purpose because he doesn’t like to beg. The 13-year-old boy identified as Usman,…

Kidnappers abduct director with Sharia Court of Appeal in Kaduna, kill her son

From LIB: suspected kidnappers abducted a director with the Sharia Court of Appeal in Kaduna on July 24 and killed his son. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Spokesperson of the Kaduna State Police Command,  DSP Yakubu Sabo, who confirmed the incident on Thursday, said that the police were notified of the incident at about 6:30am on Wednesday. “The DPO of…

Meet the beautiful Nigerian pilot who averted the near tragedy in Lagos airport (photos)

The lady pictured is Captain Simisola Ajibola, simisola is the female pilot who averted the near tragedy on Air Peace aircraft that happened at the Muratala Mohammed International Airport Lagos yesterday July 23rd. The Air Peace Boeing 737 plane lost its tyres after crash-landing at the Airport facility. According to eyewitness accounts, the incident was brought under control, thanks to the expertise of…

Man Relocates To Cemetery, Says He Is Not Afraid Of Death

Hon. Ohikwe Ahmed  who is a strong APC grassroot mobilizer wrote on his Facebook wall that he has decided to relocate to the cemetery courtesy of the Chief of Staff to the Governor of Kogi State Mr. Edward Onoja.According to him,Onoja has been abusing power instead of advicing Yahaya Bello to pay salaries. Below is what he wrote…. ‘I HAVE…

Six containers of ‘poisonous’ tomato paste from Iran arrive Nigerian ports

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Few hours ago,  The Nigeria Customs Service has revealed that six containers of ‘poisonous’ Iranian tomato paste, branded and packaged as Shirin Asal my tomato paste, have arrived Nigerian seaports for onward clearance into local markets. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); a (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The NCS has, therefore, raised the alarm and…