Saturday, August 15, 2015

1,150 PDP Members Defect To APC In Bayelsa

The All Progressive Congress (APC)’s quest to takeover the governorship seat in Bayelsa State got a boost today as the party received 1,150 new members ahead of the governorship election in the state slated for December 5, 2015.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that all the new members defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Some of those who defected were Mr Wenirepe Seibarogu, a former Deputy Governor, Mr Sam Inokoba, former state PDP Chairman, and Mr Timi Alaibe, former Managing Director of the NDDC.
Others include Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri and a former member of House of Representative, Mr Nadu Karibo.

20 Cultists molested Me During Initiation - 16-Year-Old Girl

In recent times, the police have beamed their searchlight on cult activities across the country. This has led to several raids that have yielded results in Lagos, Anam­bra and Rivers states, as cultists were rounded up in their hundreds. Among those arrested was a 16-year-old girl, Ifechukwu Atunanya, who claimed that she was forced to sleep with every male member of the cult during her initiation. Recovered from them were guns, matchet and several wraps of Indian hemp.

Nigerian Air Force Begins Bombardment Of Sambisa Forest

Forty-eight hours after President Muhammadu Buhari directed the Military High Command to ensure the end of Boko Haram in the next three months, Nigerian Airforce fighter jets recently deployed to the North East, have commenced air bombardments of Sambisa forest to decapitate the remaining terrorist’s camps and bunkers of the group.

Oprah Winfrey headed back to day time TV?

According to new reports, TV mogul Oprah Winfrey may be headed back to Network TV...

From Star Magazine
Oprah Winfrey is seriously considering re-upping her hit talk show – and accepting the $500 million paycheck that could come with it.
“She could make half a billion bucks just by turning the lights on,” tattles a source. 'ABC wants her, only first they’d have to buy out her network, OWN. Oprah misses being the queen of daytime talk,” adds the insider. “If she were back on the air the fans would make her number one in a heartbeat. The new deal could be announced in January…

More Photos from the burial of late Borno state deputy Gov.

More photographs from the funeral service and internment of late deputy governor head of Borno State, Zannah Umar Mustapha, who kicked the bucket in his sleep today in Yola, Adamawa state where he'd gone for an official visit. More photographs bellow.

#RIPPeterBello - By Adebola Williams

Article written by Future Awards co-founder, Adebola Williams. Read below.
We do not have a photo together, no memories of trips together but you left a meeting of a life time. I am broken by the news of your death, heavily so that I begin to wonder maybe I should never have responded to that message, well I didn't at first. So maybe I should never have offered you that drink (i mean I didn't think much of it, just extending courtesy to Ebukas friend) so you wouldnt have sent me a thank you message, then I wouldn't have had to respond, so you wouldn't have come to deceive me with your friendship.

Pics: Former Nigerian leader, Yakubu Gowon visits Ambode in Lagos

Previous Military Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, visited Lagos state senator Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday August fourteenth. More pics bellow.

Hotbed of apology! CNN boss travels to Kenya to personally apologize over 'terror hotbed' report

Tony Maddox, CNN’s global Executive Vice President and Managing Director on Thursday Aug 13th flew from Atlanta to Nairobi to personally apologize to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Kenyans over the undermining report.

Russian Su-27 Fighter Aircraft Can Destroy Three New US F-35s

Currently, the US Department of Defense (DOD) is reviewing the total number of F35s it will purchase. According to a report released by the National Security Network, the DOD plans to purchase and operate nearly 2, 500 aircrafts costing US around $1.4 trillion.

In light of that, analyst Bill French wrote a report titled “Thunder without lightning: high cost and limited benefit development program of F-35,” reviewing the new aircraft.

Athletic Bilbao Beat And Humilate Barcelona 4-0 in Spanish Super Cup

Athletic Bilbao produced a stunning performance to defeat Barcelona 4-0 in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup at the San Mames Stadium.

Midfielder Mikel San Jose opened the scoring in the first half with a sensational 40-yard half-volley, with forward Aritz Aduriz netting a 14-minute second half hat-trick to claim a famous victory for the hosts.