Vodep- Oscars director Glenn Weiss proposes to his girlfriend during his Emmy Awards acceptance speech

American producer and director of television and live events, Glenn Weiss, 57, stole the show at the Emmy Awards last night when he proposed to his girlfriend during his acceptance speech on stage.   The 57-year-old director of the Oscars who won the award for Directing for a Variety Special popped the question to his girlfriend, Jan Svendsen on live television after winning ...

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After six years in court, man bags 17 years jail term for kidnapping a journalist in Delta State

  After six years in court, Okporua Otobrise, who kidnapped a journalist, has been sentenced to 17 years’ imprisonment.   Justice F.N. Azinge pronounced the judgment on Monday at the Delta State High Court in Asaba.  Otobrise kidnapped Monday Whiskey, a Warri-based journalist, on March 19, 2012 at Orhuwhorhun in Udu council area of the state.   Otobrise, who hails from Ughelli South ...

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Photos: Thug grabs a police officer’s gun in Maiduguri

A photographer, Mohammed Ciroma captured moment an alleged thug grabbed a police officer’s gun in Maiduguri. “When we talk about the issue of thugs in #Maiduguri, we know what we are talking about. Yesterday at the El-kememi warriors stadiuim, a thug was ordered by a police officer on duty, to move back from where he is. Before you will know ...

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”Buhari has been consistently and persistently discriminating against Christians and southerners in all his appointments” – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has accused president Buhari of consistently and persistently discriminating against Christians and Southerners with all his appointments and policies.   The group in a statement released by its national president, Samson Ayokunle yesterday, made particular reference to the recent appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director General of the Department of State ...

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Thailand’s Tourist Police chief says singling out Nigerians for investigation was needed as many are scamming marriage-seeking Thai women

Thailand’s Tourist Police are currently investigating all 1,400 Nigerians residing in Thailand after recent Romance Scams as five more Nigerians were arrested arrested. Briefing journalists during a press conference on Saturday, September 15, Thailand’s Tourist Police Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal said that the Tourist police will soon conclude their focus on all 1,400 Nigerians living in Thailand. Surachet said police would ...

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Photos: Katt Williams ends beef with Tiffany Haddish at the Emmys, kneels before her to beg for forgiveness

Comedian Katt William who made headlines the past few days for dissing Tiffany Haddish on a radio show has squashed off his beef with the actress and stand-up comedian.   Speaking on V-103’s Frank and Wanda In The Morning last week, Katt went as far as saying that Tiffany wasn’t funny and was only popular because she dated white men.   He said: “She’s ...

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Photos of pretty female students who died in Nasarawa Gas Explosion

  Chinenye Favour Eneh, pictured above, a Mass Communication student of the Nasarawa State Polytechnic, NASPOLY, was among those that died in the explosion last Monday at Monaco gas station in Lafia, Nasarawa State. A friend, who shared her photo on Facebook, said late Chinenye was on her way to school when the explosion happened. She was rushed to the ...

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Photo: Three transformer vandals arrested in Niger State

Operatives of the Niger State Police Command have arrested a three-man gang responsible for vandalization of transformers in MI Wushishi, Farm Center, CKC Road Tunga, Peter Sarki Road, and Alovera Hotel Tunga, Minna. Spokesperson for the Command, DSP Muhammad Inna Abubakar, who confirmed the arrest on Monday, September 17, said the suspects were arrested due to spate of transformer vandalisation, theft of electrical ...

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Boko Haram kills health worker who was abducted in Borno State seven months ago

Boko Haram terrorists have killed one of the health workers kidnapped from Kala-Balge, Borno State. Saifura Khorsa, a 25-year-old midwife with the International Committee of Red Cross was kidnapped along with two other health workers in Rann, Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State in March this year.   Reacting to the development, Red Cross condemned the killing of Saifura ...

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Real madrid stars take first official team photo without Cristiano Ronaldo in 10 years

Real Madrid FC yesterday, put out their 2018/19 official squad photo, the first one in a decade without Cristiano Ronaldo. The 33-year-old superstar joined Juventus in July for £99m in a transfer which sent shockwaves across the football fraternity. The Madrid squad have shown no signs of a Ronaldo hangover so far as they remajn unbeaten in La Liga with three wins out ...

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‘Who am I to speak after Jagaban’ – Governor Ambode says at Jim Ovia’s book launch

Amidst the political feud between Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and APC leader, Bola Tinubu, the duo ran into each other yesterday at the book launch of Zenith Bank boss, Jim Ovia.   And according to multiple sources present at the event, governor Ambode reportedly asked if he was ‘qualified’ to speak after the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola ...

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Photos: Jared Leto rocks pink hoodie with annual salary of supermodels like Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Chrissy Teigen and others listed on it

American actor and singer, Jared Leto was spotted rocking a pink hoodie which listed the five highest-paid models as he arrived at the LAX airport in Los Angeles on Sunday. The 46-year-old wore a pink pullover that listed the annual salaries from 2017 of the top models in the world. The list went as follows: Kendall Jenner ($22m), Gisele Bundchen ($17.5m), Chrissy Teigen ($13.5m),Adriana Lima ($10.5m) and Gigi Hadid ($9.5m). The data was ...

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Photos of soldier killed during Boko Haram ambush in Maiduguri

Five alleged Boko Haram terrorists were shot dead on Sunday after the insurgents ambushed troops of the Nigerian Army along Bama Road in Maiduguri, Borno State. According to the army, troops were on a clearance patrol in support of military operation, Rainbow, in the area when they were ambushed. The troops neutralized the situation after a serious exchange of gunfire ...

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Boko Haram kills 25-year-old Nigerian midwife, Saifura Khorosa, kidnapped in Rann

A Nigerian midwife, Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khrosa, who was abducted alongside two of her colleagues in Rann, Borno state in March this year, has been kiled. A statement from the International Committee of Red Cross where Saifura worked, confirmed her death. The statement in part reads ”The International Committee of the Red Cross condemns in the strongest terms the tragic killing ...

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Six more Ghana referees banned for life following bribery probe

The Referees’ Association of Ghana (RAG) has handed life-time bans to six more referees in the wake of an investigation into bribery and also banned 47 match officials for 10 years each, while another 14 were exonerated.   RAG also confirmed the sanctions handed down by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) last month – two for life and six ...

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NeNe Leakes asks fans to pray for her husband who will be having his last surgery towards his full recovery from Cancer.

Real Housewives of Atlanta reality show star, NeNe Leakes, 51, has taken to her IG page to ask fans to pray for her husband Gregg Leakes,  who will today be having his last surgery towards his full recovery from Cancer.     She wrote: ‘My hunni is having what we hope and pray is his last surgery towards a full recovery today! It will ...

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