Wike Reluctant To Back Off His Rebellion Over Injustice In Party

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State is not impressed with the token gestures from members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cabal who have not given an inch and yet are pressing him to back off his rebellion over injustice in the party. He is keeping them guessing over his next move. PDP Board of Trustees (BoT) Chairman Walid Jibrin (North Central) resigned on 8 September and was replaced with former Senate President Adolphus Wabara (South East). Wike scoffed at the rejig. He insisted the role of the BoT is advisory and Wabara being put on it is meant to divert attention from the agitation for PDP National Chairman Iyorchia Ayu (North Central) to step down for a Southerner. He said what angers him is that both Ayu and PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar are “arrogant” for reneging on their promises to him personally and to the party in general. Wike and those sympathetic to his cause say all the PDP leadership positions are occupied by Northerners and demand Ayu’s resignation as a precondition for peace. Vanguard reports that Team Wike …

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Gang Deng, Chinese Racket Member Arrested For Illegal Mining

By Ogechi Okorie A Chinese, Gang Deng, 29, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged illegal mining in Ilorin, the latest in a long line of arrests of Chinese in a racket that smuggles solid minerals out of Nigeria. EFCC Media and Publicity Head Wilson Uwajuaren disclosed Deng was arrested in Ilorin on the night of 9 September 9 and found to be in possession of crude minerals without authority.  “A truck load of minerals, suspected to be lepidolite, was recovered from him. The suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded,” Uwajuaren said in a statement. EFCC Ilorin Zonal Command had on 30 August arrested another 13 suspected illegal miners operating in Kakafu village in Patigi Council in Kwara for non-payment of royalties to the federal government. The graft buster said they were nabbed in a joint operation with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development following intelligence report, according to The PUNCH. Deng in a long line of arrested …

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Ayu Must Resign As PDP Chairman – Makinde Tells Atiku

By Chris Udochukwu Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has reechoed the demand of his colleague from Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, that the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu, must resign. Makinde made this call at the South-West PDP stakeholders meeting with the presidential candidate of the party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The Oyo State Governor, together with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, have been tackling the PDP over the position of the national chairmanship position of the party and the presidential candidate which are from the North. However, in his welcome address, he described Atiku as “the incoming President of Nigeria in 2023.” Makinde’s description of Atiku elicited a loud applause from PDP stakeholders at the venue of the meeting. He said, “The truth is that we do not have any issue either with our party or our candidate. If there are challenges they must be tabled. “We are supposed to give hope to our people, we want them to listen to us. Our party wants to rescue Nigeria and our candidate is a unifier. …

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Comedian Seyi Law loses his mother

Popular comedian Seyi Law is bereaved as he has lost his mother to the cold hands of death. Grieving over the death of his mom, Seyi shared the sad news on Instagram, with a photo of her, disclosing that she spoke with him and his family before her death. The entertainer then called on God to allow the funfair that will welcome home his mother to heaven be as loud as the goodness and kindness of her heart. He wrote; MY DEAR MOTHER, MY DARLING QUEEN IS GONE. I SAW A FLASH OF LIGHT ENTERED MY ROOM, I SAW A FULL MOON AND THEN, MY PHONE RANG THAT MY BELOVED QUEEN HAS ENDED HER JOURNEY. I AM GRATEFUL TO YOU, MY BEAUTIFUL MOTHER FOR SPEAKING TO MY FAMILY YESTERDAY BEFORE YOU REMOVED THIS EARTHLY BODY. YOU SANG WITH TIFEOLUWA, SPOKE WITH TIWALOLUWA AND MY WIFE AND ENCOURAGED ME. THANK FOR YOUR GOOD HEART AND KINDNESS. I WISH HEAVEN WAITED, BUT GOD KNOWS BEST. PLEASE DEAR GOD, LET THE FUNFAIR TO WELCOME HOME MY MOTHER BE AS LOUD AS THE GOODNESS AND KINDNESS …

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How I pooped in the rain after almost soiling my pants — Actress Lilian Afegbai laments

Nigerian actress Lilian Afegbai who is known for her distinctive roles in movies has revealed how she almost pooped in her pants on her way to Abeokuta, in Ogun State. Narrating her experience which according to her is the most embarrassing moment in her life, Lilian said she was travelling to Abeokuta from Benin by road, when her stomach started acting up which made her fart several times to the extent that the driver felt the impact of the smell. As the journey continued, it began to rain and she felt an uncontrollable urge to defecate so she begged the driver to stop the car for a while as she rushed to a near by bush to poo amidst the rain, which was pouring down on her. The actress said she spent some time in the bush as she relieved herself of her stomach troubles. Ater the scenario, Afegbai said she fell asleep and woke up in Abeokuta. She immediately headed to the pharmacy where she got some medicine for her stomach woes. Lilian Afegbai, took to social media to thank God …

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Obaship: Abiodun Says Perpetrators Of Agosasa Mayhem Will Not Go Unpunished

By Our Reporter Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has vowed to fish out the sponsors and perpetrators of the recent fracas in Agosasa town of Ipokia Local Government Area of the state. Recall that clashes had erupted in the town at the weekend over the next Oja of Agosasa, leading to the death of about three persons while leaving others severely injured and property worth millions reportedly damaged. In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Kunle Somorin and made available to The PUNCH on Wednesday, Abiodun condemned the violence and declared that anyone found culpable in the clash will be arrested and prosecuted according to the extant laws of the state. Abiodun, who expressed his dissatisfaction over the incident he described as unfortunate, said there are legitimate channels issues of obaship could be addressed without recourse to violent clash. He equally wondered that despite his incessant calls that violence must not be seen as a viable option to settle grievances, some persons under the guise of vying for a vacant stool of Oja of Agosasa, …

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“I dey your back with my everything” Alex Ekubo pledges support for Funke Akindele

Nollywood actor Alex Ekubo has pledged his support for his colleague and running mate to Lagos state gubernatorial candidate, Funke Akindele. Funke Akindele shared a post online where she captioned herself in a beautiful outfit. Among the many reactions trailing the post, Alex Ekubo declared love for her. Alex Ekubo claimed he would support Funke Akindele with his all, no matter the circumstances. He wrote: Ore, I dey your back, with my Everything Funke Akindele pulled a massive crowd at her father’s hometown, Ikorodu Lagos, when she stormed the area for her official unveiling as the state’s PDP deputy governor. The delighted crowd stormed the streets to shower their support for Funke Akindele and Olajide Jandor ahead of the 2023 general elections. It is no longer news that Funke Akindele made the headlines when she claimed she had returned to her religious source, the Celestial Church of Christ. Funke Akindele caused an uproar on social media, with many claiming her return to the celestial church was influenced by her political ambition. In contrast, others claimed she was actually stating the facts. Funke …

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“People think they have me figured out” Judy Austin sends message to her haters

Nollywood actress and second wife of Yul Edochie, Judy Austin has sent a message to her critics and haters. The actress who was embroiled in scandal following her marriage to the married actor has been a subject of criticism and hate comment. Taking to her Instagram page to delight her fans with her beautiful smile, Judy Austin sent a message to her critics. Judy Austin noted how a lot of people think they have figured her out. Unknowingly to them, they don’t even know half of her. “So many people think they have you figured out when they don’t even know the half of it”. This is coming days after she made an open confession as Yul Edochie re-followed his first wife, May Yul Edochie. The actress who had been facing lots of criticisms from angry Nigerians for having an affair with her married colleague, listed ‘two traps’ she needs to avoid. Two traps you need to avoid: 1: Caring what they think! 2: Thinking that they care! Make up your own minds my darlings,” she wrote on page, clearly indicating that she …

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“World Mama G day” Massive turn up of Nollywood stars as veteran actress Patience Ozokwo celebrates her birthday

Nollywood stars have turned up massively to celebrate veteran actress Patience Ozokwo as she marks her birthday today, the 14th of September 2022. The celebrant, also known as Mama G, set the internet into a frenzy with lovely messages pouring in from Nollywood artistes such as Kate Henshaw, Stephanie Okere, Ken Erics, Warri Pikin, Benson Okonkwo, Juliet Ibrahim, Brodashaggi, Monalisa Chinda, Chigul, Lilian Bach, Mercy Aigbe, and a host of others. Patience Ozokwo marked her birthday with graceful photos and gratifying caption, stating, “I am the one who God has shown mercy, I am the one who God has blessed. Thank God for another blessed year”. Nollywood stars have, in turn, stormed their respective social media pages to mark her birthday with delightful words filled with prayers and love. Mercy Aigbe wrote, “Happy birthday mummy @patienceozokwo. May the lord continue to keep you in great health, more wisdom, long life and abundant blessings.” Kate Henshaw wrote: Mummy!!!! Happy Happy birthday to you 🎂 ❤️ God bless you and keep you in long life and good health. Stephanie Okereke wrote, “Happy Birthday to …

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Stop Capping – Peruzzi Reacts To Claim That He Writes 80% Of Davido’s Songs

Davido and Peruzzi Popular Nigerian musician , Peruzzi has rubbished reports that he writes some of Davido’s songs. The 30BG singer and songwriter took to social media in response to a tweet from a follower who claimed that the singer was responsible for 80% of his label’s boss, Davido’s songs. Recall that Peruzzi made a music video for his hit song, “Hypertension” on Monday, September 12, 2022. Reacting to the video, a tweep wrote:“After seeing this video, I agree that Peruzzi wrote 80% of Davido’s hit! Same pattern bro!!” Peruzzi did not remain silent as he challenged the twitter user in his reply to name one Davido’s song that has the same pattern as “Hypertension.” He replied: “Okay, Name 1 Davido Song That Has The Same Pattern As “Hypertension”. I Won’t Wait. Stop CAPPIN

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I Love My Rock Star Son – Wizkid Says After Calling Him On Phone (Video)

Popular Nigerian Singer, Wizkid has revealed that his love for his first child, Boluwatife Balogun is undeniable.  According to Wizkid, his son Bolu is a rock star.  Wizkid spoke in video showing the moment he called his son on phone.  In the video, Wizkid is seen being chauffeured after an event in the cool of the evening.  As he chatted with the aide, the super star said he needed to put a call through to his son after the aide informed him that his son had called earlier.  While the phone rang without Tife picking up, Biz Wiz’s aide made a case for the 11-year-old noting he was probably asleep.  “It’s past 7 now, it’s possible he’s sleeping,” he said.  But Wizkid laughing, said his son was certainly not asleep because he doesn’t sleep by 7 considering he’s a rock star.  The “Essence” singer stated: “He’s definitely not sleeping. Tife doesn’t sleep by 7 bruh! My son is a rock star! He’s a rock star bruh! I’m sure he’ll call me back. He’s probably doing something and not with his phone. I …

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BBNaija: Whitemoney Lists Four Favourite Housemates

Whitemoney Big Brother Naija Season 6 winner, Whitemoney has listed his favourite housemates in the ‘level up’ edition. Whitemoney, in a tweet on his verified Twitter page, said he supports Phyna, Bryann, Hermes, and Bella to win the grand prize. The chef said, ”Been watching #BBNaijaSeason7 for a while now, and in no order, these are the housemates I am stanning, Phyna, Bryann, Hermes and Bella.” The winner of the ‘Level up’ edition will walk away with a total of N100 million worth of prizes from sponsors of the show. Last Sunday, Doyin, Chomzy, and Eloswag were evicted from the show, but in a new twist, they were moved to a new house, ‘Level three’. The organizers later moved them to the main house on Tuesday and stated that although they would participate in tasks, they will not compete to win the grand prize. Also, Hermes, Adekunle, Bella, Dotun, Allyson, Sheggz, and Rachel were nominated for eviction on Sunday.

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“I’m someone’s prayer point”- Eniola Badmus brags as she shares jaw-dropping photo

Popular actress Eniola Badmus has tagged herself as a walking testimony and a prayer topic for someone. Eniola Badmus shared a photo on a verified Instagram page, accompanied with a bragging caption of how she became a role model. SHE WROTE: I’M SOMEONE’S PRAYER POINT…….I AM A WALKING TESTIMONY A few days ago, Eniola Badmus cried out to her numerous admirers who are overcrowding her space. The beautiful actress who just marked her new age in style begged her admirers to shoot their shots, i.e. make their intentions known rather than overcrowding her social media and zooming her photos. While trying to be hilarious about her statement, Eniola Badmus claimed the photo zooming makes her feel body pains. She wrote: If I dey enter ya eye, toast me!!! No dey zoom my pictures, you dey press my head. E dey pain me oooooo Shoot your shot oooo……Abeg I Dey feel the zooming oooo body dey pain me oooo

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I started music when I was 2 years old – Burna Boy

Grammy award winning Nigerian music star, Damini Ogulu, professionally referred to as Burna Boy, has said he started singing when he was two years old. He said that he just used to sing popular rhymes and choruses at the time but that was not the time he officially went into music. Burna Boy made this known while appearing as a guest on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon in America. The ‘Common2 person’ coroner, who performed the heartbreak song also talked about his working relationship and British singer, Ed Sheeran. The multi award-winning Afrobeats singer described Sheeran as one of his favourite people in the world. He also talked about how he came up with the name, Burna Boy, saying that it was inspired by his love for comic superheroes.

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BBNaija besties, Allysyn and Doyin finally settles misunderstanding

Doyin and Allysn, Big Brother Naija’s besties, have finally reconciled following the little misunderstanding they had yesterday. Doyin confronted Allysyn, who was not having it, and walked out. Doyin gets pissed for getting disrespected like that by her blossom friend. After Doyin’s return from Level 3, she was furious at her bestie for not receiving her in the way that she had expected after she was perceived to have been evicted. After both parties cooled off, they had a decent conversation and both apologized for their behaviors, as they admit it was uncalled for. Both ladies have been friends right from the first week in the house and always know how to settle their differences without escalating things. In another news, Hermes, one of the housemates of BBNaija season 7, has finally shared with Big Brother his plans for the future of his budding romance with co-housemate Allysyn. He revealed this during his diary session, the former HoH revealed that he was unsure if his “Queens” would readily welcome his latest romantic interest hence his intention to be as non-committal as possible without losing Allysyn. …

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I Might Reunite With My Estranged Husband If … – Chacha Eke

Austin Faani and Chacha Eke Popular Nollywood actress, Chacha Eke has talked about her relationship with her ex-husband. The actress was responding to questions about reuniting with her estranged filmmaker husband, Austin Faani on her Instagram live. In the Instagram live session, the 34-year-old said she could if the chance presents itself. A fan asked “Why do you still have Faani on your Instagram name?”She responded; “Because I’m supposed to, you won’t understand. Hopefully you will eventually, one day”.Another fan asked; “You still have the name because you’re gonna get back together soon, will you ever go back by any chance?”. The Ebonyi born actress responded; “Yes, when the chance presents itself. There’s more to me that you guys will ever know’’. 

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