A Nigerian lady known as Chioma Frances on Facebook has alleged that Nollywood actress, Chika Ike is engaged to billionaire living in the UK.

Chioma Frances made this unconfirmed revelation after a follower identified as Mary Banda was curious to know if she left her marriage because of domestic violence as it was being speculated.

According to Frances, she is happy Chika Ike’s marriage crashed because her ex-husband was abusing her and she had to run into something better.

<p class="has-drop-cap has-vivid-red-color has-text-color" value="<amp-fit-text layout="fixed-height" min-font-size="6" max-font-size="72" height="80">She went on to reveal that Chika Ike was by then living in a 2-bedroom apartment with her ex-hubby but now going to tie knot with the UK billionaire.She went on to reveal that Chika Ike was by then living in a 2-bedroom apartment with her ex-hubby but now going to tie knot with the UK billionaire.

She wrote:

she came out of the marriage so she’s been single but just got engaged with a UK billionaire while she was leaving in a two bedroom apartment with her x husband.

That’s why people still believe that she walked out of the marriage because poverty and accused the man of domestic violence. I’m happy for her at least she has reached her goals. The sky is her stepping stone because she has a big ambition and very ready to achieve all.

Ecstatic Fans of the Nollywood actress and former BBNaija Star, Erica Nlewedim have all taken to social media to congratulate and celebrate with their baby girl over her winning of the 2020 prestigious Exquisite Ladies of the Year Award. The award show which is set to recognize outstanding women who have largely impacted society through their commitment and leadership skills in different fields was hosted today November 29, 2020, at the Four Points Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, and BBNaija Erica was one of the winners.

Erica who was nominated alongside the popular Nollywood actress, Rachel Okonkwo, Tomike Adeoye, Kim Oprah, Ariyike Owolagba for the ELOY awards for Influence was declared the winner of the prestigious award following her ability to influence potential buyers of products and services by promoting and recommending on social media as the criteria for the issuance of the award stated.

The Lockdown Housemate of the BBNaija Reality TV Show announced the news on her Twitter page while thanking the Elites, her fans for the undying love and support they have for her.

“Elites we won!!!! ELOY AWARD FOR INFLUENCE! Thank you!!!” She said.

Reactions trailed after she announced the big win on her Twitter page as fans took to the comment section to laud and celebrate with her.

Congrats Erica.

The suspect sitting by the door of the front seat

There was a drama at the Kwannawa motor park in Dange-Shuni local government area of Sokoto state on Sunday as a commercial driver identified one of his abductors amongst his passengers, 

The driver (name withheld) was kidnapped along Kankara in Katsina state while returning from Kano about two months ago.

Our correspondent learnt that the driver had spent three weeks in captivity before his release after the payment of an undisclosed amount of money as ransom.

The suspect met his waterloo, when he boarded a vehicle going to Kano, unknown to him, it was the same vehicle ‘they blocked and kidnapped its driver.’

“The driver was quick to identify him because the incident happened not too long ago.

<p class="has-drop-cap has-vivid-red-color has-text-color" value="<amp-fit-text layout="fixed-height" min-font-size="6" max-font-size="72" height="80">” After identifying him, he alerted his colleagues who in turn informed the nearest police outpost,” one of the NURTW members reports. ” After identifying him, he alerted his colleagues who in turn informed the nearest police outpost,” one of the NURTW members reports.

It was said that the leaders had changed the driver of the vehicle with another person after the car was loaded with passengers and the new driver started driving the car towards Shuni town.

It was gathered that the car was blocked by the police who arrested the suspect and took him to their office.

While being interrogated, he (the suspect) was said to have admitted belonging to a gang of kidnappers who fondly called him ‘Hadari’ and this was later corroborated by the driver when invited for questioning.

“The police were surprised when the driver told them the name because he was not around during the interrogation,” our source added.

It was said that the suspect was later transferred to the Sokoto State Police Command headquarters for further investigation.

The spokesman of the Command, DSP Muhammad Sadiq while confirming the incident, said investigation was still ongoing.

While the nation is mourning the gruesome killing of about 43 rice farmers by the dreaded Boko haram sect, a former minister in the Obasanjo government and former world bank vice president, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has made some stern demands on Buhari’s health status.

As seen on her Twitter page, the fmr minister urged the Federal government to commence a verified health check on the president.

According to the fmr minister commonly called “madam due process”, she said that at this stage and depth of fragility of the Nigeria-State, it was very important that the privacy surrounding some presidential rights should give ground to the citizens right to know the state of health of the president, Muhammed Buhari

She added that with the current situation in the country, the citizens must really assess the physical or mental capability of the president to carry on the duties of the office.

On how to make this work, she advised the formation of an Independent Panel to be formed by citizens who will, in turn, help make the critical medical assessment of the state of mind and body of president Buhari.

Ever since the killings were announced, there have been quite a number of agitations from different quarters calling not he president to fire his service chiefs, others have called for the president’s resignation adding that the killings have formally announced a large scale terrorism which is waiting to explode in the north.

According to pictures and witnesses, the farmers were beheaded and their heads placed on their bodies.

The execution styled killings has once again, put fear and great apprehension in the region.

President Buhari, speaking through his media aide, Garba Shehu had expressed shock at the killings and even mentioned that he had given the military all they needed to exterminate the insurgents.

Nigerians however, feel differently as the citizens have called on the president to for once, stand up and act as the commander in chief before things get out of hand.

Remember the beautiful actress from Akwa-Ibom state who said she prefers a man with ‘bad boy’ character? Checkout her beautiful look.

It is no longer news that the Nigerian movie industry widely known as Nollywood is obviously filled up with lot of highly talented and beautiful entertainers in the whole of Africa. And it will be seen as being bias to exclude the name of a particular actress, whose her endowed beautiful look marks her out from the rest. This endowed entertainer is no other person but Didi Ekanem.

Didi Ekanem is one of the fast rising actresses in Nollywood. Apart from acting, she is a fashion designer and an entrepreneur who has a clothing line called “ODOT”. She was born on the 27th of August, 1988 and hails from Akwa-Ibom state.

<p class="has-drop-cap has-pale-pink-color has-text-color" value="<amp-fit-text layout="fixed-height" min-font-size="6" max-font-size="72" height="80">After completing her primary and secondary school education, she proceeded to the University of Port-Harcourt where she studied Linguistics and Communications.After completing her primary and secondary school education, she proceeded to the University of Port-Harcourt where she studied Linguistics and Communications.

Didi began acting during her days in the University, where she first started in stage acting for like a year before she joined the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood.

Ever since Didi started acting, she has featured in many movies including Escort Service, True Love, Ikogosi, Royal Ritual, Journey to Dreamland, Brazilian Hair Madness and so on.

Didi Ekanem is currently single and during an interview with SunNews, she revealed that she doesn’t like a man with good and honorable character, that she prefers a man with ‘bad boy’ character.

According to the endowed actress, Didi Ekanem, she said; “I can’t say who I can marry or who I can’t marry. Whoever God says is mine, is mine”.

She also added that; “My kind of man must be God-fearing. He must be respectful and caring, with a little bad boy character, obviously not a bore, a man that can love me right.”

Apart from watching Nollywood movies as her hobby, Didi Ekanem loves dancing as she recalls how she normally dance for her siblings and they would cheer her up.

Checkout how beautiful she now looks:

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An incident was reported to have occurred, which took place in a wedding venue. From what was said about the incident, it happened that a couple was holding their wedding and the pastor was about joining them together when another lady stormed the wedding.

While she came and was saying things relating to the groom, she was totally ignored as the pastor kept on with what he was doing. This didn’t stop the lady from saying that she is pregnant for the groom.

The groom also couldn’t utter a word or even turn around to see the lady, probably because she must have been saying the truth. However, another lady who was reported to be the bride’s daughter ran towards the pregnant lady as she screamed angrily at her for trying to disrupt her mum’s wedding.

Photos Of The Lady trying to stop the wedding below.

The lady tried to stop the wedding because she is reportedly pregnant for the groom.

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The Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District  Nicholas Tofowomo has urged state governors in Nigeria to cut their security votes into two and deploy them towards addressing rising unemployment in the country.

Tofowomo made the call at the end of a seven-day solar power empowerment programme, as one of his 2020 constituency projects, for more than 100 youth in Ondo South Senatorial District in Ile-Oluji on Sunday.

“Majority of the people who demonstrated during the #EndSARS protests were youth and it was because they don’t have jobs. If you have an office to go to, you will not be demonstrating here and there.

“Governors are earning about N700 million each as security votes monthly. If half of this money can go towards developing youths, in one to two years, they would have spent 2 to 3 billion naira developing youths,” he said.

Tofowomo also said he wanted the federal government to create more skills acquisition centres to address the menace of unemployment in the country.

The youth were carefully selected from the six local government areas through a constituency project, facilitated by Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo.
The empowerment programme was supervised by officials of the National Centre for Hydropower Research and Development, an agency under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology.

He said, “government is not doing enough in terms of creating opportunities. Nigeria is producing an average of 50,000 graduates every year and about 40,000 of them are unemployed.

“By the time you add it up for 10 years, that is about 400,000 graduates going around without jobs.

“Government should create centres to develop skills. Let us organise our youth and turn them into professionals. If the government organises such training every two months, the lives of our youth will change.”

Tofowomo said that the programme was put together to equip both employed and unemployed youth with the necessary knowledge on the need to embrace renewable/green energy, as an alternative to hydro or gas-powered electricity.

This, he said, would ensure that the trained youth tackle epileptic power supply that was now synonymous with Ondo South Senatorial District, especially in Ilaje, Ese-Odo, and other coastal areas of the state.

The lead consultant for the project, Rotimi Eniasoro, said the participants were exposed to the importance of solar systems and the advantages of renewable energy over other power sources.

Eniasoro said that the youth were also given special training on a business angle to solar system installations and how to repair and trouble-shoot solar inverters and other equipment.

“About 100 youths have been trained on how to handle the solar installation. I am confident that after this, they will become employers of labour,” he said.

The high point of the event was the presentation of cash grants to the participants to enable them to set up their own businesses.

..-    Says FG’s rhetoric no longer acceptable

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 The National Association of Seadogs- Pyrates Confraternity has demanded the sack of Service Chiefs aftermath the killing of 43 rice farmers by Boko Haram insurgents at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.

The NAS  Capoon, Mr Abiola Owoaje in a statement  ‘Terrorists Massacre  of 43 Zabarmari Rice Farmers’ described the incident as “shocking and saddening” adding  that  “the latest in a seemingly endless cycle of murders in the north east especially, and in other parts of Nigeria, represents one of the most barbaric mass executions since the beginning of the insurgency”

According to him “the situation is increasingly becoming one of despair, with no solution in sight as swathes of territory are daily coming under the control of marauding Boko Haram terrorists and other sundry armed bandits.”

While calling on the Nigerian authorities to “redouble their efforts and be more creative by introducing a revised and comprehensive security strategy in order to assert the sanctity of the lives of our compatriots, and preserve the nation’s territorial integrity” he said it is obvious that the current strategy is not working.

The statement reads in part “In that light, it is exigent that the President Muhammad Buhari administration summons the required political will to change the current Service Chiefs with new determined and purposeful military leadership. The selection should be, strictly, on the basis of professional competence, that would bring in fresh ideas and tactics, especially on intelligence gathering, to help curb the travesty that the handling of the Boko Haram insurgency has become. In the same vein, more concerted effort must be made to address the root causes of the insurgency which mainly concerns the lack of strategic human development programs and opportunities.

“The Federal Government of Nigeria is reminded of its constitutional obligations to protect the lives and properties of Nigerians. The boisterous rhetoric of the government in the face of its continued failure in fulfilling its most important obligations to Nigerians is no more acceptable. Excuses and condolences can no more be the fulcrum of government’s response to the wanton loss of lives and property as has been witnessed in the North-East, North-West, and other parts of Nigeria in recent times.

“Considering the increasingly devastating regional scale of Boko Haram’s operations and activities, we urge Government to seek the support of friends of Nigeria towards assisting our efforts in ridding our nation and region of this violent infliction, seemingly rooted in a worrying confluence of domestic theocratic bigotry and regional terrorism.

“We urge all Nigerians to remain resolute in defiance of these terrorists, their sponsors and collaborators. We must be united in advocating and acting for the safety and security of all Nigerians across the geopolitical delineation of our country. To this extent, the innocent blood of the 43 rice farmers of Zabarmari, must compel national empathy and unify our voices in resolutely demanding: #SecureNorth! Our collective will shall prevail.”

A mathematics teacher with Elihans College, Isawo, Ikorodu, Lagos State, who allegedly beat one of his students to death is still at large four days after he committed the crime.

Head of Public Affairs Unit of Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mr Kayode Abayomi, said this on Sunday when Tribune Online asked for an update over the incident.

The teacher, who is identified simply as Mr Emma reportedly beat Master Boluwatife Omelaja to death last Thursday, November 26 within the school premises because he couldn’t answer a mathematics question he was asked correctly.

Tribune Online gathered that it was the deceased’s sibling, Lateef Omelaja, who is also a student of the privately-owned school that later opened up on the incident at home as the school authorities had reportedly lied to the family when they brought his body home that he slumped and died in class so as to cover up the atrocity.

It was also gathered that when Boluwatife’s body was brought home in the school’s bus by the school proprietress and principal that the said teacher accompanied them without knowing the real news nor his role in the death of the boy whose body was buried a few hours later according to Muslim’s rite.

And since then, the teacher has been at large.

Mr Kayode, however, said investigations have already begun with the Office of Education Quality Assurance for the state handling the matter on behalf of the state government.

Tribune Online contacted the Director-General of the office, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, on phone, but she responded by sending SMS that she could not talk at that time and SMS sent back to her for an update on the incident was not responded to till the time of filing the report.

Teacher who allegedly beat student to death in Lagos still on the run ― Ministry

Nigerian songstress Tiwa Savage has blasted Pulse TV for twisting her words trying to instigate her against the local media.

Pulse TV using a phrase of Tiwa Savage from the bible said she has appreciated foreign media and taken a swipe at the local media.

<p class="has-drop-cap has-vivid-purple-color has-text-color" value="<amp-fit-text layout="fixed-height" min-font-size="6" max-font-size="72" height="80">Tiwa Savage who wasn’t pleased with that has slammed Pulse TV saying what they did is pure evil to be twisting her words trying to instigate her against the local media.Tiwa Savage who wasn’t pleased with that has slammed Pulse TV saying what they did is pure evil to be twisting her words trying to instigate her against the local media.

According to her, she has a very great relationship with all the media houses in Nigeria hence they should stop trying to instigate her against them by twisting her words.

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