Showing posts from June 19, 2014

Happy 64th birthday to Charly Boy

Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, aka Charly Boy turns 64 today June 19th. Wishing the TV personality, singer/songwriter, publisher, producer and one of Nigeria's most controversial entertainers, the very best & many more happy and successful years ahead. Guess 60 is the new 40! Long life & prosperity!

UPDATE: 21 died in Yobe viewing centre explosion –Report

At least 21 people were killed in an explosion which ripped through a football viewing centre in Damaturu, Yobe State on Tuesday, Agence France Pressequoted a medical source as saying on Wednesday. “We received 21 dead bodies and 27 injured victims from the blast,” said the source at the Sani Abacha Specialist Hospital in Damaturu. But the Police in the state put the death toll at 14, adding that 26 people were injured.
In a report by PUNCH, The medical source, who did not want his name in print because he was not authorised to speak to the media, said soldiers and the police brought in the dead and injured from the scene of the blast to the hospital. “The bodies are being kept in the morgue while the injured are receiving treatment at the Accident and Emergency Unit before they will be moved to the ward. “The victims are young men and children. They have burns, ruptured tissue and bone fractures,” said the source. Reuters reported   that it was told by residents of the city that the bomb a…

GOOD NEWS: PayPal Extends Payment Services To Nigeria

PayPal, one of the world’s largest internet payment companies, is extending its service offering to Nigeria and 9 other countries starting from this week.

According to a Reuters report, PayPal will expand to Belarus, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Monaco, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Zimbabwe, Paraguay and Nigeria. Of the ten countries, Nigeria holds the biggest potential market for PayPal considering that the West African country has an estimated 60 million Internet users according to statistics from Euromonitor. This new expansion will bring the total number of countries under PayPal’s coverage to 203.

“PayPal has been going through a period of reinvention, refreshing many of its services to make them easier to use on mobile (phones), allowing us to expand into fast-developing markets,” Rupert Keeley, PayPal’s Vice President for the EMEA region, said to Reuters yesterday.

PayPal will not launch all of its services in these news markets. According to Keeley, the company will only start off w…

Tinubu Has Turned APC to His Private Property –Ikimi Spits Fire

When Nigerian politicians fail to get what they want, they resort to name calling. PDP chairman, Adamu Mu'azu would not be there if President Goodluck Jonathan did not anoint him for the position, so also it would be hard for anyone to emerge APC chairman without the support of Buhari or Tinubu. That is politics!

Expectedly, Chief Tom Ikimi is angry that he was not made APC chairman and here's what he has to say:The estranged pioneer member of the All Progressives Congress, Tom Ikimi, on Wednesday attributed his grouse with the party to the tyrannical approach to leadership by some of the leaders of the APC, including Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.He said before Tinubu chose the former Edo State governor, John Odigie-Oyegun, he had threatened “fire and brimstone” if he did not emerge as the party’s national chairman at the  national convention of the APC...
Ikimi said Tinubu operated caucuses whose membership varied from time to time subject to his whims and caprice. He claims that the cu…

Presidency Begins Secret Move To Take Out Governor Amaechi

From available statistics, APC is leading PDP ahead of 2015 as the 16 states under the control of the APC are the states with the highest number of population in Nigeria. In fact, one APC state like Lagos or Kano can cover as much as Four PDP states like Bayelsa, Abia, Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom in voting population.

So, OluFamous.Com observed that this is why President Goodluck Jonathan and his boys are desperate to take back some states from APC, through any means possible, including bribery and impeachment.

As the Presidency is battling to rig Ekiti election at all cost, they are fighting to take out Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State and his Deputy so that the Speaker of the House of Assembly, who is a PDP member can emerge the governor of the state.They have commenced the same deadly political move in Rivers State. Secrets plots have started on how to take out Nigerian Governors Forum chairman, Rotimi Amaechi.
According to Vanguard, the fresh plot being coordinated by a serving minister…

These World Cup Reporters Might Be Hotter Than the Players. Photo

Apparently, the sexiness runs off the field, too! There's no doubt that seeing some of fútbol's biggest stars from around the world run across the green with their muscley legs as sweat dribbles down their pecs is a little distracting (why are we watching this again? Oh right), but it turns out that those pretty faces covering the 2014 World Cup are just as attention-grabbing! 

According to E, Some of these foxy females include Sara Carbonero, Ines Sainz, Kay Murray and--a woman who has been making numerous headlines for her good looks--

Vanessa Huppenkothen. Huppenkothen is in Brazil with Televisa, the same Mexican channel that Ines Sainz works for, presenting coverage of the games, and although we're sure her reporting is both knowledgable and credible, it seems a little hard to pay attention to what she's saying--just look at that face!

 The 29-year-old Mexico City native's Instagram only offers more eye candy for her admirers. From her photos, we learn that Huppen…

Man Sets Wife Ablaze For Giving Birth To Only Female Children

Somebody need to tell this man that it was he "pissed in" that his wife pushed out after 9 months:
Mrs. Monica Nwakpuke, a middle-aged woman, barely escaped the cold hands of death when her husband, Paul, allegedly hired assassins to set her ablaze for giving birth to only female children for him.
The culprit, Paul, a patent medicine dealer, who hails from Ebonyi State, was alleged to have hired assassins to kill his wife because she could not give him a male child. The assassins were said to have trailed the woman to her father's house where she was taking refuge over the lingering case of the male child issue, with the purported plan by her husband to eliminating her.“Three men laid ambush for Monica in the night waiting for her when she came out to use the toilet and when she eventually came out that night, the attackers rushed and grabbed her while one of them slapped her repeatedly on her face before forcing her onto a standby motorcycle and sped off.”The attackers do…

2 Women Jailed 5 Months Each For Slapping A Police Man In Abuja

An Upper Area court in Zuba, FCT, on Wednesday sentenced two women – Binta Mamman, 35, and Safiya Aliyu, 19, both of Deidei, Abuja, to five months imprisonment for slapping a police man.

The women had also been charged with using abusive language and public nuisance.

Malam Aminu Sa’ad, the presiding judge, handed down the sentence after the women pleaded guilty to the three-count charge of criminal force and assault, use of abusive language and public nuisance.

Sa’ad ruled that on the first count of criminal force and assault, the convicts shall serve a jail term of one month each without an option of fine. Continue...

He, however, gave them an option of N20,000 fine each for the other two counts charge including the use of abusive language and public nuisance, and declared the terms would run consecutively.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Cpl. Momoh Ibrahim, had told the court that on June 14, 2014, the convicts were arrested for using insulting language on the person of a police officer, one Cp…