BBNaija’s Mercy Eke finally addresses her age controversy, reveals her ‘new’ age

Big Brother Naija ‘Pepper dem’ winner, Mercy Eke has finally addressed her age controversy. Over the weekend, the reality star’s real age was exposed after she posted her Voters Card. The Reality Show Diva had on Saturday posted her Voters Card and informed her fans that she was ready for the 2023 Nigerian general elections. Although she covered her date of birth and address, a follower of hers had to go the extra mile to dig up the details of the Card, exposing Mercy Eke’s real age as 32. Mercy had a few months ago, celebrated her 29th birthday in grand style but in reality she’s 32. “You covered your date of birth and left VIN that shows everything about you. Does this make sense to you?. Anyway, I’m here to inform your that I just found out that you are 32 years of age. Don’t come here 29th Sept and claim 25 years o. Have a nice day,” the follower wrote. Mercy Eke addresses her age controversy Taking to her Twitter page, Mercy Eke sarcastically addressed it. Unbothered with …

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You beg too much if… – Pretty Mike takes a swipe at ladies for checks and balancing

Socialite and entrepreneur Mike Nwogu, better known as Pretty Mike has taken a swipe at ladies, one that will effect a quick check and balance Taking to his Instagram story, Pretty Mike opines that if a lady knows more than three stingy guys, it simply means she begs to o much for a living. “If you know more than 3 stingy guys that means you beg too much” he wrote. Pretty Mike asserts that most Nigerians are emotionally bankrupt Pretty Mike asserted that most Nigerians are emotionally bankrupt. The socialite, who is known for his controversial entrance to events took to his Instagram story to note that he has succeeded another day on social media because he can’t wrap his head around the increasing rate of sad stories he has heard and seen on the gram while noting that most Nigerians are emotionally bankrupt. He wrote: “I think I’ve succeeded another day holding my head up on this Platform. Becos The amount of sad things I’ve had to read and watched since yesterday, I’ll have to say, Most Nigerians are emotionally bankrupt”.

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Aproko Doctor Reveals Reason for Undergoing Brain Tumor Surgery in Nigeria

Everyone’s favorite online doctor, Chinonso Egemba, popularly known as Aproko Doctor, has open up about his battles with brain tumor. He took to his social media account to reveal that his brain tumor, which was diagnosed on the 5th of December, had left him partially In a video now circulating online, he said, “One thing to understand is that health issues can happen to you regardless of who you are, including me. For the past three weeks or two weeks, I have been fighting for my life. Some of you have no idea. It happened that I was diagnosed with Craniopharyngioma which is a brain tumor and I had no idea I would be sharing my story.” “Here I am sitting on this seat sharing my own story about how I had a tumor in my brain. It was so bad that I couldn’t read out of my phone anymore to the point where this eye, I couldn’t read with it and it was also closing. They said it is a Craniopharyngioma and we need to do surgery to remove …

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Atiku Should Be Arrested Over ‘Special Purpose Vehicle’ Saga — Tinubu

By Omeiza Ajayi, Abuja – Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has asked security agencies in the country to arrest his arch-rival, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over what he described as #AtikuGate. He cited a video clip made by one Michael Achimugu, said to be a former aide of the PDP standard bearer. Tinubu said Atiku as vice president between 1999 and 2007 colluded with his then boss, President Olusegun Obasanjo, to mismanage the “Special Purpose Vehicles” SPVs. Noting that Atiku does not enjoy immunity simply because he is a presidential candidate, the APC candidate asked the former vice president to apologise and renounce his ambition. Details later…

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Meet Big Brother Titans Housemates (Photos)

A total of 20 contestant have been unveiled for this year’s reality TV show, Big Brother Titans.  The housemates were announced by the show co-hosts, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and Lawrence Maleka on Sunday.  Here are the names of all the 20 housemates:  1. Khosi (South Africa) 2. Yemi (Nigeria) 3. Siya aka Juicy Jay (South Africa) 4. Olivia (Nigeria) 5. Nelisa (South Africa) 6. Blaqboi (Nigeria) 7.  Mmeli (South Africa) 8. Nana (Nigeria) 9. Ipeleng (South Africa) 10. Marvin (Nigeria) 11. Thabang (South Africa) 12. Jaypee ( Nigeria) 13. Yaya (South Africa) 14: Ebubu (Nigeria) 15. Lukay (South Africa) 16. Jenni O (Nigeria) 17. Tsatsii (South Africa) 18. Kanaga Jnr (Nigeria) 19. Justin (South Africa) 20. Yvonne (Nigeria)

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BREAKING: ASP Vandi Pleads Not Guilty For Alleged Murder Of Lagos Lawyer

An Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Mr. Drambi Vandi, has been dragged to court by the Lagos State Government. He was arraigned for the alleged killing of a Lagos-based lawyer, Mrs. Omobolanle Raheem, on Christmas Day. The State preferred a one-count charge of murder contrary to Section 223 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 against the defendant.  Vandi pleaded not guilty  The arraignment, which was scheduled for 9am, suffered some delay untill about 11am when Vandi’s counsel, Mr Adetokunbo Odutola arrived.  Details Shortly… 

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Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido Clinch AFRIMA Awards

Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido and other Nigerian superstars, have won awards on Sunday night at the prestigious All Africa Music Awards. They won the awards which took place in Dakar, Senegal. Grammy award-winning Burna Boy bagged the Best Act in Africa award at the eighth edition of the event. He also cliched the Best Album of Year award, beating the likes of the likes of South Africa’s Kabza De Small, Cote D’Ivoire’s Didi B, among others. However, the Ivorian singer, Didi B, wom the Song of to the Year Award. While Wizkid bagged the Best Act in West Africa award, Davido clinched the Best Male Act in African Inspirational Music Award. For his song “High” with Davido, Adekunle Gold won two awards: Best Act Group in African contemporary music and Best Act, Duo or Group in African Pop. Guinean singer, Manamba Kanye, won the Best Female Act in West Africa award. The awards night, which was held at the 15,000-capacity Dakar Arena in in Diamniadio, Senegal finalised the four-day event to celebrate African music superstars. Ghana’s Black Sheriff and Nigeria’s …

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DSS Quietly Declared Emefiele Wanted – Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has revealed that Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Godwin Emefiele was quietly declared wanted by the Department of State Services (DSS).  Falana made the claim when he appeared on Channels TV programme.  He said Emefiele was declared wanted over terrorism financing allegations.  He lamented that such action can only happen in a ‘banana republic’. “I can say without any fear that Mr Godwin Emefiele is not in Nigeria, but he has been quietly declared wanted by state Security Services. “This can only happen in a Banana republic where the CBN Governor would be accused of a grave offence, which is terrorism financing,” he said.  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor faces allegations of terrorism financing, diversion of revenue, agricultural loans and fraudulent practices in Forex transactions and had failed to show up at the National Assembly to explain the reason behind the naira redesign and cash withdrawal limits.

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FG Begins Review Of National Minimum Wage

The federal government has commenced a review of the national minimum wage.  This was made public by the National Salaries Incomes and Wages Commission.  NSIWC’s Head of Public Affairs, Mr Emmanuel Njoku, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.  Njoku said as part of the process to review the  minimum wage, which would be due in 2024, the commission had held series of meetings and trainings towards a nationwide monitoring of the Minimum Wage Act 2019.  He said the monitoring billed to begin on Jan. 23, would help ascertain the compliance level of public and private employers and organisations.  According to him, the monitoring team will among other things inquire if employers keep adequate records of wage and conditions of service of employees.  “The exercise will enlighten the public and private employers and organisations on the economic benefits in adhering to the payment of the National Minimum Wage. “It will also help in obtaining baseline data on remuneration policies and practices of private sector organisations in order to enrich the commission’s data bank on staff compensation. “The monitoring …

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I Did Not Mean To Do Harm – Brymo Apologizes Again Over His ‘Bigoted’ Rants Against Igbos

The popular Nigerian singer, Brymo, has apologized to Nigerians again. Brymo again apologized over his ‘bigoted’ comments about the Igbo tribe, which has been condemned by many.  In a new tweet he shared, Brymo asked for forgiveness over his “bigoted spewings”. He added that he meant no harm.  The singer tweeted; Forgive my assertions that came across as bigoted spewings against the Igbo tribe, I did not mean to do harm, I am sorry!!

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Election 2023: Pastor Tunde Bakare Tells Nigerians Those To Reject During Election

The General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has issued a warning to Nigerians. He warned against vote-buying in the forthcoming elections. This was as Pastor Bakare urged Nigerians to reject political merchants during the 2023 general polls. Bakare spoke during his State of the Nation broadcast, titled: “Bridging the gap between politics and governance,” in Lagos yesterday. He noted that Nigerians can’t do without the God factor in the 2023 general elections. According to Bakare: “In 2023, we must avoid political merchants and vote buyers. “Everyone practicing bad politics in Nigeria, your time is up. “We cannot ignore the God factor and if you think everything is closed, there will be a new chapter.”

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Ligue 1: Too Poor – PSG Coach, Galtier Criticizes Messi, Neymar, Others After 1-0 Loss To Rennes

The Paris Saint-Germain boss, Christophe Galtier, has has criticized his players. He criticized his platers including Lionel Messi and Neymar, following his team’s Ligue 1 defeat against Rennes on Sunday. Messi, Neymar and even Kylian Mbappe were unable to save PSG as they lost 1-0 to Rennes at Roazhon Park. A second-half goal from Hamari Traore gave Rennes all three points against Galtier’s men. Speaking to PSGTV, Galtier said his players were too poor going forward against Rennes. According to him, they lacked rhythm, intensity and verticality against the host. “We were lacking a lot of things tonight. We lacked rhythm, intensity and verticality. If we start looking for excuses or reasons, we will obviously find some, but we can’t hide behind that. “It was also tough against Lens, it was hard against Angers. We need to get back to our game and stay higher on the pitch and have more people going forward. And tonight, that was really lacking,” Galtier said. “Of course, we knew we were going to have to defend transitions and counterattacks from Stade Rennais, but we were …

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There Are No Gays In My Family – AY Defends Brother

Nigerian comedian, Ayo Makun aka AY has blasted reports that his brother, Yomi Makun aka Yomi Casual is a homos3xual.  According to him, there is no gay in his family.  AY said this in reaction to a post by his sister-in-law Grace Makun challenging those calling her husband Yomi Casual, gay.  Grace had in a lengthy Instagram post on Friday challenged anybody with proof that her husband is homos3xual to come forward with proof.  A part of her post read; “With the permission of my husband, I am daring the so-called blogger and anyone of you who insinuate to know too much to bring out proofs that confirm Yomi ‘gay’ as speculated without fact by your devilish camps within 24 hours.”  She also cursed those behind the speculation, writing; “I pray for calamity to come upon them all one by one in JESUS NAME. AMEN.”  Responding in the comment section of Grace’s post, AY Comedian wrote; “It’s all about entertainment for these evil people. They are traits you will NEVER EVER trace to the Makuns. You already know who you marry, go to bed. …

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Italy’s Most-Wanted Mafia Boss, Denaro Arrested After 30 Years On The Run

The most wanted mafia boss in Italy, Matteo Messina Denaro, who had been on the run for 30 years, has been arrested. Denaro, who was detained at a clinic in the Sicilian capital Palermo, is alleged to be a boss of Sicily’s Cosa Nostra mafia, The UK Guardian reports. He has been sentenced in absentia to a life term for his role in the 1992 murders of anti-mafia prosecutors Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino. He also faces a life sentence for his role in bomb attacks in Florence, Rome and Milan which killed 10 people the following year. “Today, January 16, the carabinieri … arrested fugitive Matteo Messina Denaro inside a sanitary structure in Palermo, where he had gone for therapeutic treatment,” Pasquale Angelosanto, the general of the carabinieri national police, was quoted as saying by AGI news agency. Denaro, nicknamed ‘‘Diabolik’’, was once considered a candidate to be the Sicilian mafia’s boss of bosses, after the deaths of Bernardo Provenzano, in 2016, and Salvatore Riina, in 2017. He got his nickname from the Italian comic book character of the same …

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2023: Why We Won’t Reveal Tinubu’s Health Status – Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, the spokesperson for the presidential campaign council of the All Progressives Congress standard bearer, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has stated that the party will not reveal their flagbearer’s health status.  This followed controversies surrounding the health of Tinubu.  The Senior Advocate of Nigeria, who appeared on Arise TV morning show on Monday, also said it was baseless for anyone to ask for the medical report of Tinubu.  Keyamo said Tinubu had never collapsed or fallen anywhere before, therefore, asking for his health status was baseless.  keyamo was addressing questions concerning the campaign activities of the APC as the presidential election draws closer.  Details later…

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Gusau Hails Tonobok Okowa, Others for Emerging Victorious in CAA Region II Polls

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu The immediate past President of the Confederation of African Athletes CAA Region II, Engr.Ibrahim Shehu Gusau has congratulated the newly elected executives of the region for emerging victorious at the elective congress held at the Lam Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra,Ghana on Saturday. Nigeria’s Chief Tonobok Okowa emerged as President of CAA Region II after defeating the President of Benin Republic Athletics Federation, Degon Vierin in the second round 9-6 after the first round ended in a stalemate. Engr.Gusau, the Chief Observer of the election in a statement issued on Sunday said the region won, as neither victors nor vanquish emerged. “The CAA Region II being the biggest in the continent of Africa is one big and strong family with a sole purpose to develop Athletics.Saturday’s election was only a family debate to choose who will run the affairs of the region for the next four years.I congratulate those elected, while those who weren’t elected should know, and understand that we must all join hands with these executives to lift the region. I therefore charge all …

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