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Saturday, 8 October 2016

Melania Trump denounces Trump's statements as unacceptable

Melania Trump, Donald Trump’s wife and would -be First Lady of the United States of America has denounced Trump’s comments as unacceptable in an email she sent out from the campaign. Read her statement after the cut...

Video: Maje Ayida talks about his breakup with Toke Makinwa, Fatherhood, marriage

Maje Ayida recently had an interview with Thelca Wilkie where he spoke on his breakup with Toke Makinwa, how it affected his business and his new role as a father. Maje in the interview talked about how he met Toke
"We met at a boat club in Lagos. She is a great person. She is going to keep flying and she is going to soar because that is how great she is. You guys haven't seen anything yet about how special this girl is".

Donald Trump says he's not quitting the U.S presidential race

Billionaire businessman and U.S presidential candidate, Donald Trump took to his Twitter account to announce that he won't be quitting the race for the White House.
 
This comes after Some Republican Party members and Democratic Party members called on him to quit the race and hand over to Vice presidential pick Mike Pence to replace him, after previously unaired footage surfaced of Trump bragging about being able to grope women and trying to have sex with a married woman during a 2005 taping for ''access Hollywood''

Photos/Video: Girl who was kidnapped 7-months ago found while her abductor was planning to take her out of Nigeria

The little girl pictured above was kidnapped seven months ago. Her parents and family members have been searching for her since her abduction. They were however lucky yesterday when she was found with a man who had done an international passport for her and was planning to take her out of the country. According to Facebook user, Jabir Surajo Inuwa
''Remember Sultana? The girl that got missing in Badiko, Kaduna about seven months ago? God heard and answered the parents' prayers. Yesterday, a man was caught trying to take her out of the country. The man had already done an international passport for the girl etc etc. What are we turning into for God's sake?"
Watch the man being interrogated, after the cut.

'As a husband & father, I'm offended by his words' Donald Trump's VP pick, Mike Pence releases statement

Republican Vice Presidential Candidate,  Mike Pence, has reacted to the leaked audio of US presidential candidate Donald Trump and former Access Hollywood, now Today show host, Billy Bush, having a crude conversation about trying to bang chicks back in 2005, during a one-on-one locker room banter. The Washington Post somehow managed to obtain the "Access Hollywood" footage from 2005. Read here
Distancing himself from the scandal, Pence said:
"As a husband and father, I was offended by the words and actions described by Donald Trump in the 11-year-old video released yesterday, I do not condone his remarks and cannot defend them.

"I am ready to defend Rivers State with my life" - Governor Nyesom Wike

Earlier today, Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the police made an attempt to arrest a Federal High Court judge in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. The state governor, Nyesom Wike, rushed to the scene and was harassed by the operatives when he prevented the arrest.

In a statement released this afternoon, the DSS stated that they have indeed embarked on series of special sting operations involving some Judges of the Supreme, Appeal and High Courts, but were resisted in Rivers state.

Arrest of judges: President Buhari is out to lombotomize the judiciary- NHRC alleges

 
The National Human Rights Commission NHRC has reacted to the arrest of some judges by the State Security Service SSS. Continue to see some of their tweets after the cut.
 

Loved up selfies of Abounce & his fiancee, actress Yvonne Jegede

Late veteran actress Bukky Ajayi's son Abounce pictured with his fiancee, actress Yvonne Jegede. Abounce shared these loved up selfies and captioned it: "And God has blessed me".

See Yvonne's reply after the cut.
 

Bayero University lecturer kidnapped in Kaduna

A lecturer in the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology of Bayero University Kano, (BUK), Aliyu Kiri, has been kidnapped. According to lecturers in the school, Kiri was abducted in Birnin-Gwari area of Kaduna State. He was on his way back to Kano from Oyo State where he supervised Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme, (SIWES). No word has been heard from his abductors.

Mercy Johnson shares cute photos of her kids goofing around

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson Okojie shared these cute photos of her three kids, Purity, Henry and Angel, goofing around on her bed. While the older ones were busy painting their faces with powder, her last born, Angel seemed pretty engrossed in the pizza slices.
"I was gone for a few minutes and I came back to this powdered faces. hymmmm I feel like Monday is a decade away.schools should open on Sundays biko" - her caption read.
Another photo after the cut.
 

Esther Alo debuts with new single - Sabi

Aramide Esther Alo is a british born Nigerian afro-pop singer, song writer & dancer.

 Here she is, collaborating with producer Kiddominant to deliver a very impressive debut single - Sabi

Photos: Pres Buhari attends Passing Out Parade at the Nigerian Defence Academy

President Buhari today attended the Passing Out Parade (POP) of the 63 Regular Course, Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna State. More photos after the cut.
 

Photos: Super Eagles train in Zambia ahead of their qualifier match

Super Eagles players have arrived Zambia for their 2018 World cup qualifier match against the Chipolopolo of Zambia tomorrow October 9th. They had a training session this evening. Continue to see more photos...

The 'bible' Tupac supposedly used in Prison has been put up for sale for $54,000

Who wants to buy? The Bible (pictured) late American rapper, Tupac Amaru Shakur read while serving time at a maximum security prison has been put up for sale.
"A member of Tupac's family put the bible in the hands of online dealer Moments in Time -- which set the price at a cool $54k. The late rapper signed it along with his inmate number from the 9 months he spent at Clinton Correctional Facility in 1995. We're told Tupac's estate is not behind the sale. But when the bible sells we're told the family will get a bulk of the cash," - TMZ reports.

Between President Buhari and the Detained Judges by Reno Omokri

If a serving soldier can own a house in Dubai worth millions, what is the big deal if three serving judges together have ₦270 million (assuming it is true)? This amount is less than the cost of the Dubai house. Between a Supreme Court justice and a general who earns more? Only a fool saves his money in a Nigerian bank under Buhari when Naira can be ₦300 to $1 one month and ₦500 to $1 the next.

West Ham donates £35,000 to ANSFA, Okongwu Grammar School, Kicks off football made in Anambra

Poised to further consolidate its partnership deal with top Nigerian Professional Football League, NPFL side, FC Ifeanyi Ubah as well as show its commitment to the partnership, English Premiership club, West Ham United donated the sum of £35,000 to the Anambra State Football Association and Okongwu Memorial Grammar School, Nnewi, the alma mater of President of FC Ifeanyi Ubah. Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah.
 

FFK reacts to the arrest of some judges in Abuja, other states

The Former Minister has reacted to this morning's arrest of some judges by agents of the SSS. Read below
Their homes were raided by hundreds of fully armed DSS commandos between 1.00 and 2.00 a.m. this morning. Their streets were surrounded and sealed up. Their gates and front doors were smashed open and they forcefully and violently arrested and detained. Their families and loved ones were traumatized and terrorized.

Photo: 74 year old man arrested for defiling two girls in Delta

The Delta state Police command have arrested 74 year old Godwin Agbada pictured above, for allegedly defiling two girls aged 12 and 14 years in his workshop situated at No. 9, Morka Road, Ubiaruku, Delta state.

NBA declares state of emergency over the arrest of some judges in Abuja, other states

The Leadership of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, has declared a state of emergency on the judiciary following the arrest of some judges by agents of the State Security Service in the early hours of today October 8th.

At a press briefing which had in attendance past NBA presidents like Olisa Agbakoba, Wole Olanikpekun and others, the President of the NBA, Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN) decried the manner in which the judges and their family members were manhandled and arrested by the security agents who claim the judges were arrested over their involvement in "corrupt practices". He called for the immediate release of the arrested judges and their family members.

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DSS gestapo invasion of judges’ residences, threat to Democracy – Fayose

Read the statement below...
Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the invasion of residences of five judges, including those of two Justices of the Supreme Court – Justice Walter Onnoghen (who is in line to succeed the outgoing Chief Justice of Nigeria) and Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, by armed men of the Department of State Service (DSS) and reported arrest as a direct assault on the judiciary. Governor Fayose, who addressed the press in Ado-Ekiti on Saturday, said;

New Music: Keys- My Woman

International Afro R&B Pop Rap Singer, Fevor Ebele Ajakarom. Stage Name Keys. - Born in Lagos Nigeria, he is the next new thing in the Nigeria Music industry and world wide.

A young Artist, Singer, Rapper,Producer and Model. Has been growing since 2011 when he was officially introduced into the music industry.

Customs lifts ban on importation of rice

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has ordered the immediate lifting of the ban on rice importation from import restriction list and the re-introduction of import duty payment at land borders. Public Relations Officer of customs, Wale Adeniyi announced this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja today.

New Music: Sean Mykel - Feeling You

Following the successful release of Sean Mykel’s first single titled “Loke” in 2015 which garnered impressive radio airplay as well as local charts, the sensational singer follows up with “Feeling You”.

Feeling You is a mid-tempo, highlife/pop song laced with a heavy dance-along beat.  This tune also has witty lyrics and a sing-along feel, "Feeling You" is a song that is expected to appeal to every audience.

Why we raided homes of some judges in Abuja, Port Harcourt, others – SSS

The Department of State Services DSS has given reasons for raiding the homes of some of the judges across the country over allegations of corruption leveled against them. An agent of the security agent, Garba Abdullahi, gave reasons at a press conference this afternoon. Read a copy of his press statement after the cut...

New Video: Jiron Feat Olamide - Asalamale

“Bulk Records is proud to present the visuals to jiron's smashing hit single, “Asalamale” which has steadily taken over the airwaves since its release.

Popular Christian actors, Mike & Gloria Bamiloye, celebrate their 28th wedding anniversary

Popular Christian actors, Mike and Gloria Bamiloye are celebrating their 28th wedding anniversary today October 8th. On his Facebook wall, Pastor Mike narrated how they got married and lived their lives literally trusting God. Read below
"A marriage born out of raw faith in the Lord alone. We were two years into full time drama ministry when we married on this day 28 years ago. I had spent all the money I had on ministry matters and I had no more money.

Dalchifit opens it's third branch in Abuja

Dalchifit. The biggest fitness chain in Abuja has opened it's third branch at Cortland garden, Karu , Abuja.The other two branches are at first Avenue, gwarinpa and New Banex Wuse 2 Abuja.

The company is committed to bringing fitness center close to you.

Opening of the flagship store 'The Premium Place' by Overalls Premium Brand

Overalls Premium Brands  a Nigerian Footwear brand has become a household name in bespoke/fine shoe making industry .

The company prides itself as purveyors of the finest handmade shoes which demonstrates a heightened benchmark of craftsmanship for the most discerning of connoisseurs..

Saraki, Atiku at Ibrahim Mantu's son's wedding

Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki and others were guests at the wedding ceremony of a son of the former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu at the National Mosque on Friday, 7 October. Mantu's son married Chief Gabriel Igbinedion's daughter. More photos after the cut...

Kcee hangs out at Festival Mall this Saturday

Customers are in for a swell time this Saturday as the Festival Mall, Amuwo Odofin is holding a back to back weekend of Shopping, Entertainment and Fun as well as play host to Kcee the Limpopo crooner as he joins residents, shoppers and consumers at the mall in a series of activities on the 8th of October 2016.

Trump is not politically correct – Says Pence

Speaking about his running-mate at a campaign stop in Rossford, Ohio, Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence described Donald Trump as a 'genuine article,' 'a do-er,' and a man who 'tells it like it is'. In his words;
"I just tell people, 'Donald Trump gets it.' You know what I mean? I mean, he's a genuine article. He's a do-er in a game usually reserved for talkers. And when he does his talking, he doesn't go tip-toeing around all those thousands of rules of political correctness...He tells it like it is. And the American people hear it loud and clear and they're going to send him all the way to the White House," Pence said. Watch video after the cut...

The André Independence Play House Party was off da Hook!

To celebrate Independence Day on October 1st, André sparkling winehosted some fans at its first Play House Party last weekend. The guests were treated to several fun activities such as snooker, table soccer, video games; with DJ Infinity on the wheels of steel.

Brad Pitt: FBI to close alleged child abuse case because there's no case

Read the report from TMZ below...
Brad Pitt will not be prosecuted for the incident on his private jet ... in fact, we've learned there was never an investigation in the first place because FBI sources say there's no case. TMZ broke the story.. after the L.A. County Dept. of Children and Family Services started its investigation into allegations Brad struck his 15-year-old son on a private jet, the LAPD was notified and turned the matter over to the FBI, which has jurisdiction.

Enyimba Football club release press statement: Denies being in contact new players and coaches

Nigeria's most successful club Enyimba FC took to their Twitter handle to release a press statement denying reports that they've made contact with new players and coaches and they were planning to overhaul the coaching and playing set up of the team.

The club also advised journalists to cross check facts about the club before publishing. See more tweets after the cut...

Between Tinubu and Buhari: The Modern Day Afonja and Alimi - By Reno Omokri

Read his piece below...
The present trials of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the colossus of the Southwest is not surprising to those who have vision. I saw it coming and that was why over two years ago, precisely on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, I wrote a back page op-ed on ThisDay newspaper titled 'From Battleground to Common Ground' and in that piece, I said inter alia as follows:

MC Galaxy hits back at haters who underrated him & his Sekem song, drops new collabo titled 'Bounce It' ft Beniton (Jamaica)

Mc galaxy releases another international collaboration with Jamaican international Raggae / Dance hall star Beniton titled "Bounce it Remix".

The Awai Ibom Star who's Hit song Sekem remix was recently featured in a Walt DIsney Movie 'Queen of Katwe' and also remixed by to American producer Swizz Beatz has teamed up with Beniton, an international Raggae / Dancehall superstar artist to set the dance hall on fire with a new song titled Bounce It Remix

Young Malaysian boy brutally flogged (photos)

The photos have gone viral in Malaysia and many have condemned the brutal flogging of the boy ...see the photos after the cut...

Photos: Kidnappers arrested in Zaria while collecting ransom

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army stationed in Anchau, Kubau Local Government Area of kaduna State, on Wednesday, October 5th, arrested 2 kidnappers in the process of collecting ransom from a kidnap victim's family in the area.

Photo: SS3 student electrocuted to death in Benue State while trying to charge phone from naked wire

Godwin Ejeh, a senior secondary school student of Jesus College, Otukpo Benue State, was electrocuted to death in the school hostel on October 6th while trying to charge his mobile phone. According to the school principal Mr Ella Samuel, who spoke to Idoma Voice, the 18-year-old died while attempting to charge his phone directly from a naked wire.

Nigerian Rap Queen Pryse Unveils Own Record Label; ICON Music & Releases Hit Single; 'Queen Kong' Featuring Eva

Pryse who had been signed to Chocolate City Music posted this yesterday on her social media: 
"I,  Princess Esindu, popularly known as Pryse, an artist formerly signed to Chocolate City Music, hereby wish to notify my fans and the general public that my recording contract with the aforementioned company has expired and I have moved on to be the face and the headline act of my newly found record label, International Connection Music Group (I. C. O. N).

Missing person: Mr. Ibrahim Balogun of Chi Pharmaceutical, Lagos

Read the SOS from a family member below...
"My cousin, Mr. Ibrahim Balogun who works in Chi Pharmaceutical, Lagos was last seen on Tuesday morning, Oct 4, 2016. He left his home in Ketu for work but never made it to work. Every effort to find him has yielded no result. He is about 5 ft 10 Inches tall, slim and dark in complexion. He speaks Yoruba and English fluently. Please contact 07039680999, 07037157125, 08156680568 or report any information to 'the nearest police station.

Zarita Fashion Academy

Zarita Kouture is a high fashion clothing line, designing corporate wear and occasion wear for women and men. Zarita Kouture has participated in various local and international fashion shows and events amongst which include the: Africa fashion week London (afwl) , 2013 & 2014; fashions finest London fashion week 2013; montage Africa fashion show, 2013; African fashion week Nigeria, 2014, amongst others. 

A law firm wants to represent victims of alleged sexual predator for free

If you don't know what this is about...read here

The Authority Newspapers Today October 8, 2016

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Today's top stories:
Forgery: Withdrawal of suit victory for democracy - Saraki, Ekweremadu, Atiku - https://goo.gl/aLFWSX
Ondo APC Primary: You misfired, Oyegun tells Tinubu - https://goo.gl/DT21Fs

A lady has placed a $615,862 bet on Hillary Clinton becoming president

British bookmaker, William Hill has revealed that a 46 year old female client has placed a huge $615862 wager on Hillary Clinton winning the race for the White House. At odds of 4/11, or a 73% chance of success, she stands to make a profit of around $224,000.
William Hill said:

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