Monday, 31 December 2012

Ngozi Nwosu Receives N4.5 Million From Lagos State Government



Lagos State government donated the sum of N4.5 million to actress Ngozi Nwosu who has been battling with a kidney and heart-related ailment and needed N6million for treatment abroad. N2 million was raised few weeks back and she needed N4 million extra for the treatment. With the help of Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, she can get the treatment she needs. Thanks to Lagos State Government.

Nigeria's first newspaper, Iwe-Irohin, resuscitated after 140 years



Nigeria's first Newspaper, Iwe Irohin, has been resuscitated after 140 years of its demise. The newspaper was founded in 1859 by a missionary named Henry Townsend in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Iwe Irohin was published bi-weekly in Yoruba and English language and ran for about 8 years before its demise in 1867. It's been brought back by the Nigerian Union of Journalists, who launched it's first edition just last week. 

Sunday, 30 December 2012

TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE B/W KINGSLEY ONYEAGORO AND CHIOMA AMUCHA

30th of December 2012 was a unique and remarkable day in the lives of Kingsley Ugochukwu Onyeagoro of Umuejechi Umualum Nekede and Chioma  Amucha of Umuegbe Umuduru Isiala Mbano all in Imo State. The ceremony was a very colourful one as dignitries,friends,relations and well wishers all gathered to withness the occasion.Continue to  View pictures of the ceremony after the cut….

New Video: Banky W - "Yes/No" (Download)

Four Killed In Moscow Plane Crash



A passenger airliner careered off the runway at Russia's third-busiest airport and partly onto a highway while landing on Saturday, broke into pieces and caught fire, killing at least four people .
Officials said there were eight people aboard the Tu-204 belonging to Russian airline Red Wings that was flying back from the Czech Republic without passengers to its home at Vnukovo Airport.

Davido, Victor Moses, JAMB, Boko Haram, most searched of 2012

 

What did Nigerians search for on the web in 2012? According to Google's annual Zeitgeist list,Davido, Victor Moses, Rashidi Yekini, Whitney Houston were some of the most searched people of 2012.

Inside the secret Abacha memo approving execution of Ken Saro - Wiwa, others



Spotted this at Premium Times
In November 1995, while an overwhelming international outcry mounted against the execution of the Ogoni leader, Ken Saro-Wiwa and his colleagues, defiant military dictator, Sani Abacha, backed by a small band of military officers, convinced themselves that executing them, swiftly, was the best way to resolve the Ogoni unrest “once and for all”, and to make it clear to Nigerians and the world the authoritarian regime was no weakling.

Breaking news: Mercy Johnson gives birth to baby girl

 

Mercy Johnson Okojie gave birth to a baby girl a few hours ago in a hospital in the USA. Got the news just now from the people in the hospital with her. Mother and daughter are said to be doing great. Big congrats to Mercy and her husband.

70-YEAR-OLD BLIND WOMAN BURNT TO DEATH IN ABA ON CHRISTMAS DAY [PHOTO]



The commercial city of Aba, Abia State was thrown into a heavy pandemonium on Christmas day following the mysterious death of an old blind woman in a fire outbreak.



 
The incident, which occoured in Ogbor Hills, a suburb of the city was said to have started from one of the back rooms of one of the building located at 64/95 Ikot Ekpene Road at about 4.45pm when most residents had gone out for xmas celebrations.

SCHOOL FEES OF NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES AND POLYTECHNICS


Below are various Nigerian institutions and their school fees.. This Thread will be very much Helpful for Candidates who want to Choose the school in their Upcoming Jamb Exam.

NOTE:- If I Have Omitted Your School Or Have Made Any Errors Just Comment on this Page, We will work on it Immediately. 

SHAKIRA & PIQUE WELCOMES A BOUNCING BABY BOY



Christmas may have passed, but Shakira and her beau of nearly two years, Gerard Pique, have just gotten a very special gift. The pair has welcomed a baby boy into their lives just four months after their official announcement that Shakira was expecting.

FUNNY FACTS PEOPLE DON'T KNOW ABOUT BILL GATE



This are the Funny Fact You don't know about Bill Gate, The World Richest Man. 

Bill gates earns 250 US $ every second, that's about 20million a day and 7.8 billion a year!

If he drops a thousand dollar(almost 50,000 Rs), he won't even bother to pick it up bcoz the 4 seconds he picks it,he would've already earned it back. 

Saturday, 29 December 2012

SEE RIHANNA'S LEAKED NUDE PHOTOS WHILE IN BARBADOS HERE



Rihanna was in her native country of Barbados last week to spend the holidays with her family. While on the balcony of her hotel with the curtains wide open, Rihanna took off her bikini to put on her underwear. 
There were paparazzi lurking around (which she was probably aware of) and they zoomed in their camera and captured Rihanna in all her glory. The nude photos have been released.

Victim of horrific Indian gang rape dies in Singapore hospital


Indian police today sealed off parts off New Delhi and appealed for calm after the death of a woman gang-raped on a bus in the city. The woman was flown to Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore for treatment 10 days after she was brutally attacked by six men who inserted an iron rod into her body on December 16. In response to the attack, the Indian government has promised to publicise photos, names and addresses of convicted rapists following days of

widespread protests.

Victim of horrific Indian gang rape dies in Singapore hospital


Indian police today sealed off parts off New Delhi and appealed for calm after the death of a woman gang-raped on a bus in the city. The woman was flown to Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore for treatment 10 days after she was brutally attacked by six men who inserted an iron rod into her body on December 16. In response to the attack, the Indian government has promised to publicise photos, names and addresses of convicted rapists following days of widespread protests.

General Azazi goes home



The burial ceremony of Gen. Owoye Azazi, who died in a helicopter crash on Saturday December 15th, is going on right now in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. 

'We watched our kids roast to death like goats' - couple who lost five children in fire



Despite the fact that some weeks have passed since the fire disaster that wiped out five children of Mr. & Mrs. Augustine Ikwuagwu on Comfort Oboh Street, Kirikiri Town, Lagos, its bitter memory still lingers. Indeed, the tragedy has been a nightmare to the couple. When Saturday Sun met with the couple recently, pain and agony have overwhelmed them, as they recounted their loss.

"Mario Balotelli is glad that I am dating his sister" - Obafemi Martins

Obafemi and Abigail in a private jet

Obafemi Martins is dating Mario Balotelli's elder sister, Abigail Barwuash and Mario is said not to be particularly happy about their relationship. But in a recent interview with Goal.com, Obafemi dismissed insinuations that Mario was not happy that he's dating Abigail.

200 COVENANT UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' EXPELLED FOR NOT ATTENDING CHURCH SERVICE





About 200 students may have been expelled by the authorities of Covenant University, Cannanland, Ota, Ogun State, recently for what was described as “disregard of paramount core values.”
Frustrated and angered by the development, some of the affected students who gave account of what happened battled emotions while narrating their situations to Saturday Vanguard recently. They however pleaded with the school authorities to tamper justice with mercy in order to save their future.

Friday, 28 December 2012

Man shot to death at home. His pregnant wife arrested for his murder


Hadiza Afegbua, (pictured above right) yesterday December 28th, was arrested by police at Utako Division, Abuja, for the murder of her husband, Ibrahim Abutu, (pictured above with their child).

Ibrahim was killed in the Parakou Crescent home he shared with Hadiza and their child at Wuse II, Abuja, yesterday morning.

When police arrived at the couple's residence, Hadiza told them she was in the kitchen when she heard a gun shot and rushed towards the direction, only to find her husband shot. She and a few neighbors rushed him to the hospital where he eventually died.

Then the man's family went to police with their story. Continue reading.

"Osaze Has been Reckless,Disrespectful...He is not the Messi Of Nigeria" Joseph Yobo



Osaze who wasn't happy with the list of players for the African cup of nation, because his name was excluded took to his Twitter page on dec,2012 to blast some NFA officials and in the process accused Super Eagles' captain, Joseph Yobo for lack of commitment to the team and that the team lacks true leader. If you missed it click HERE
. Here is Yobo's reply to Osaze's twitter rant:


“Osaze has been reckless, disrespectful to most people. He’s not a kid, he should grow up because we cannot continue to baby sit him,” MTNFootball.com quotes.

“This is not the first time he has been disrespectful. He is fighting all the coaches and at the (2010) World Cup he also disrespected me. He could be saying the right thing but he is going about it the wrong way.

“He is not the Messi or Ronaldo of Nigeria. “He should look himself in the mirror”
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Indian tea workers burn their boss and his wife to death



Tea plantation workers torched the home of their boss, killing both him and his wife, following a labour dispute in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, officials said on Thursday.

YouTube Cancels billions Of Video Views After Finding They Had Been 'faked'



The world's biggest recording companies have been stripped of two billion YouTube hits after the website cracked down on alleged 'fake viewers'.

Kogi State Governor involved in auto crash. ADC, driver die instantly



The Governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada and his aides were involved in a fatal car accident this afternoon along the bad Abuja - Lokoja expressway. His ADC, Idris Mohammed and a driver died instantly while the governor was rushed to the Emergency Ward of the Kogi State Specialist Hospital in Lokoja. He was later moved to the Government House Hospital where he's said to be in a coma.

The governor and his convoy were returning from an official assignment and were close to Lokoja when the accident occurred.

2012 Calabar Carnival



This is all happening in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. The carnival started Wednesday December 26th. Foreigners were invited to join the carnival and add spice to it. That's why you see a lot of half naked women on the streets Calabar. This is real fun.

Thursday, 27 December 2012

2012 ORIE DAY CELEBRATION IN UMUORIE NAZE


Orie day is an annual Cultural/Fund raising Ceremony celebrated by the people of Umuorie Naze in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State.The ceremony is usually hosted every December and its inaugural edition took place in 2010. Eversince then the ceremony has been witnessing a colossal success as sons and daughters of Umuorie community far and near turn up in mass to witness it and moreso make donations for the development of the community. Awards were presented to Individuals who have contributed positively to the progress and development of the community.

Continue to see more pictures of the ceremony after the cut..

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo's Multi Million Mansion is on fire



Former President Olusegun Obasanjo's multi million naira Hilltop mansion and official residence located in Abeokuta is on fire. The cause of the fire outbreak is still unknown.

Odemwingie may face disciplinary actions for comments on Twitter



Osaze Odemwingie recently lashed out at coach Stephen Keshi and members of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) on his twitter page for not being included in the African Nations Cup squad. (If you missed it, read it HERE .

A top NFF official told reporters this week that Osaze would not be allowed to go unpunished for the comments he made on Twitter. He said the case will be referred to the federation's disciplinary committee to investigate and make recommendations to the executive committee for the next line of action. The NFF rep said they plan to make a statement with the action they will take against Osaze. 

Rihanna And Chris Brown Not Done Yet!



Rihanna left Barbados to be with Chris Brown at a Christmas LA Lakers game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The pair were spotted giggling, cuddling and flirting at the Staples Centre while watching the LA Lakers take on the New York Knicks. Rihanna was all dressed up for the occasion, wearing a black midriff-baring outfit, heels, gold choker necklace (a gift from Chris Brown) and red lipstick.

Governor Fashola vows to deal with owner of stored fire crackers



Lagos state Governor, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday visited the site of the boxing day firecracker explosion that razed about 15 buildings and killed an 11 year old boy.  Fashola said he plans to punish the owner of the store on Oko Awo street where the fire crackers were stored.

“In order to make quick business, we have lost a life, we lost property and all of us are in danger. All of these items are under one form of prohibition or the other and we have men and women at our various entry and exit points. How did they get in? How did they enter? Who imported them and who cleared them? Who approved them to come in. Those are very serious issues we must also ask ourselves" Fashola said
Lagos state is one of the states that has banned the use of fire crackers 

Whitney Houston was killed by drug dealers' claims investigator



A Hollywood private investigator,Paul Huebi,  says he has 'video evidence' that singer Whitney Houston was murdered.

Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital



After almost three weeks in the hospital, former South African president, Nelson Mandela was discharged today Wednesday December 26th. The 94 year old was admitted to the hospital on Saturday December 8th to receive treatment for a lung infection and surgery to remove gallstones, which the doctors say was successful. 

President Jonathan comes under fire for Christmas message



Our president came under serious criticism from Nigerians after he posted his Christmas message on his Facebook page yesterday. See what he wrote below..

Massive explosion at Jankara market this morning



A fireworks storage facility located at Oko Awo in the Jankara market area of Lagos exploded this morning around 9am, injuring several people and destroying several cars.

Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Photos: World’s Tallest Teen Girl and Her Boyfriend




The world's tallest teenage girl walks hands in hands with her boyfriend, the picture of young love despite a staggering 1ft 4in height difference.

Flavour - Shake [Official Video]

Rihanna blasts fan on Instagram over Whitney Houston comment


Please continue after the cut...

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL IKOB READERS

Candle Of Peace And Happiness.

Warm Wishes From me to you, It means so much to keep in touch with special friends like you. 
May the gifts of peace and joy be yours at Christmas time and happiness dwell around you wherever you go! MERRY CHRISTMAS.

INIEDO VS TONTO DIKE,WHO IS MORE BEAUTIFUL

 
More Pictures after the cut...

Christmas Eve Tragedy : 5 Teens Drown In Mysterious Circumstances



Five teenagers have been reported to have drowned in Anambra state. The children, four boys and a girl went swimming for fun in the Omambala river at Umuezeanam, Anambra west, where they were later allegedly found to have drowned.

Four of the victims who are from the same family including the girl among them, and their friend, had travelled with their parents from Lagos to the village for the Christmas celebration when they met their untimely end on Christmas Eve.

Rihanna donates $1.75m to Barbados cancer hospital in honour of her Gran Gran Dolly


Rihanna donated $1.75million to a local Barbados cancer hospital ,in memory of her late grandmother,who died of cancer in June this year. The money paid for three vital pieces of equipment worth more than $3.5 million Barbados dollars.

Monday, 24 December 2012

Lagos State Government demolish N100million PFMI church



There was uproar at Afero village on Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos, as officials of the Lagos State Government demolished a sprawling church, the Pure Fire Miracles Ministries International (PFMI) in a controversial manner.

Virginity test: My pants had blood stains - Pupil



Fourteen-year-old Esther (not real name, pictured above), one of the victims of the virginity test that was allegedly conducted on pupils of Ajuwon Senior High School, Ajuwon, Ogun State, by their principal, fears she might have lost her virginity. She spoke with Punch correspondent, Temitayo Famutimion Sunday. Excerpts:

Comedian Klint Da Drunk & Family Christmas Card


More pics after the cut.

Selena Gomez And Justin Bieber Finally Back Together!



The on and off young lovers broke up last month, but it seems they have sorted out their differences after they were spotted kissing at a Salt Lake City airport on Friday.
Selena sat on her boyfriend's lap as the pair indulged in a steamy kissing session while waiting for their flight.

Thousands Want CNN Host Piers Morgan Deported Over His Views On US Gun Control LawsNEWS



A petition to have Piers Morgan deported from America over his views on gun control laws has garnered more than 31,000 signatures.

Thousands of Americans have signed a petition calling for British CNN host Piers Morgan to be deported over his criticism of the country's gun laws.

MERRY XMAS FROM SUPER EAGLES CAPTAIN(YOBO) AND FAMILY


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Obafemi Martins getting ready to marry Baltolli's Elder Sister?


 It's no longer news that the ace Nigerian footballer is in a sizzling relationship with Mario Balotelli's elder sister, Abigail Barwuash. Obafemi has been discreetly dating the Ghanaian lady, who he met in Spain a while back, for many months now. The lovers recently flew private jet to a remote Island in Europe for a romantic holiday before Obafemi flew home to Nigeria for Christmas.

Kidnappers called us ‘bad market’ - Koreans



The four Koreans (pictured above) and a Nigerian kidnapped in Bayelsa State by eight gunmen said on Saturday that their assailants fed them with noodles, tea and banana while in captivity.
The victims, who were released on Friday night after spending five days in the kidnappers’ den located in a mangrove, said the captors set them free after branding them “bad market.”

Sunday, 23 December 2012

Governor Okorocha warns against Ransome Payment to Kidnappers



Governor Rochas Okorocha yesterday said his Special Assistant on Public Affairs and Nollywood,   Nkiru Sylvanus was released hale and hearty.