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Sherifat Olagunju, one of the wives of the late iconic Nigerian musician Fatai Olayiwola Olagunju better known as Fatai Rolling Dollar who pased on today, has told Nigerian Entertainment Today exclusively, that the 85-year-old highlife musician and band leader died of the deadly Cancer disease. Speaking with a NET Correspondent at the late musician’s family house located at Block six, Millenium Housing Estate, Oko Oba, Alimosho area of Lagos State, Sherifat explained that Fatai Rolling Dollar had been diagnosed with Cancer while on tour in the US sometime last year. ‘We confirmed it when he returned to Lagos. He was a loving and caring husband. He not only saw me as a wife, but also as his child. We had many plans together and I will miss him greatly‘, Sherifat told NET as she
A brave tanker driver yesterday morning avoided crashing into other vehicles along Zuba road in the FCT as he veered out of the road, somersaulted and died instantly. Two other passengers in the tanker however survived the accident and were rushed to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada. Weekly Trust gathered that the driver whose name was Mustafa, raised alarms to on coming motorists to clear the road before be veered off and crashed to death. A witness said the tanker was coming from Madalla along the Kaduna-Abuja express way. He said barely two days ago, a similar accident took place near the spot that involved another tank, adding that though there was no death, the driver of a Golf car sustained injuries.” According to him, five cars were damaged and were removed
Report reaching us now from an impeccable source has it the the mother of the National Leader of Action Congress of Nigeria and former Governor of Lagos State, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Mother, Alhaja Abibatu Mogaji is Dead. Mama died on Saturday evening at the age of 96 in her Lagos home town, Ikeja. Before her death, She was a frontline leader of Lagos State Market Women Association. Mogaji recently received an honorary Doctorate Degree from the Ahmadu Bello University during its 50th anniversary. Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, described the death of the matriarch as a great loss to millions of people. In a statement by the Director, Bureau of Communications and Strategy, Osun State, Mr. Semiu Okanlawon, the governor said Mogaji’s death would leave a big vacuum both in
The late Apostle Timothy Obadare would be buried in a gold-plated casket as a mark of honour for his contributions to Christendom. This was disclosed by his first son, Pastor Paul Obadare, during a press briefing organised by the family and his protégés in Lagos on the burial arrangement. Obadare said, “The coffin to be used for the burial of our father, Apostle Timothy Obadare, is taken after the type used for the burial of the late Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston.” However, Saturday PUNCH’s check showed that these celebrities were buried in Batesville-branded golden caskets, which cost between $25,000 and $30,000. He said the late founder of World Soul Winning Evangelical Ministry deserved to be so honoured. Paul, who is the General Overseer of the church in the United States
Before you get married please read… 1. Once you are hooked to the wrong person the battle is over, you will either be managing or patching till you die. If a goat marries a fish, how would they live or where would they be meeting each other? It is only when the goat is thirsty and goes to the river to drink water that they will only see briefly as the fish will jump out to greet the goat and swim away. Any marriage where both partners see each other once in a long while is likened to the goat and fish illustration above. Marriage does not make marriage. It is the people in marriage that make marriage. 2 .Compatibility is worked out, of course you may never get a perfect person. But with dedication,knowledge and wisdom compatibility will start building, that is if he or she is the right
President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the Nigerian society has failed, which according to him, has led to incidents of cultism, armed robbery, murder, kidnapping and other social vices in the country. Jonathan, who was represented by the Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Ms. Ama Pepple, made this known at the official flag-off of National Christian Campaign on Social Transformation, themed: Be The Change You Want To See, organised by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Abuja. According to the President, indeed Nigerians have lost their moral values and principles and that so much have gone wrong in family lives, schools, churches and the society in general. He added that Nigerians have lost the values for hard work, respect for their elders, truthfulness, honesty,
Multiple media outlets like Daily Mail, Us Weekly, Celebuzz and TMZ are reporting that Kim Kardashian has given birth to a baby girl, five weeks before she was due. From TMZ Kim Kardashian has given birth to a baby girl … TMZ has learned. Sources close to KK tell TMZ the baby and Kim are both in good health. We’re told Kim delivered the baby at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center this morning (Saturday June 15th)… 5 weeks sooner than originally planned. Our sources say BF Kanye West was there for the entire thing. We’re told Kanye cancelled his appearance at his own record release party last night when Kim told him she was feeling “a little off.” It is the first child for Kim and Kanye.
A 200level Mathematics student of the University of Benin known as Snazzy was shot in the head by an unknown gun man around 2pm yesterday afternoon during the biometrics registration held in the university sports complex. Eye witnesses say the gunman dropped the gun and disappeared into the crowd before he could be identified. Snazzy was immediately rushed to the University of Benin Teaching Hospital. Don’t know for sure if he died or survived. Will update as soon as I have confirmation.
Star boy Wizkid was involved in an accident this morning at 3.30am on his way home from the Nokia lumia party held yesterday at Oriental Hotel Lekki… Wizkid is fine and unhurt people,only damage was the car…Accident was said to be caused by a burst tire. Star Boy took to Twitter to show his relief at his survival. Check out photos from the accident below. Picture Credit: Bella Naija.
Visakhapatnam, India — Frido Ambrose and two other scamsters defrauded people of lakhs of rupees in an online lottery fraud by delivering packets of black paper instead of currency notes The Nigerian national, Frido Ambrose (35), who duped a city woman of Rs.2.32 lakh (N651,915) in a ‘black dollar scam’ and arrested by the City Police on Wednesday, was presented before the media on Thursday. Giving details to the media, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) P. Viswa Prasad said Ambrose and two other scamsters had defrauded people of lakhs of rupees (hundreds thousands of rupees) by making them believe that they had won a lottery organised by Microsoft/RBI and then delivering packets of black paper instead of currency notes. Rupavathi, a post-graduate student, received
An accident involving two vehicles on the Berger Bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday morning reportedly claimed one life. An eyewitness said the accident, which involved a lorry and a bus loaded with bamboos and oranges respectively, occurred at 3 am. One of the bus passengers, who identified himself as Mr. Sunday, identified the woman suspected to be dead as his co-passenger. Both drivers were nowhere to be found when Saturday PUNCH visited the scene of the accident, but Sunday insisted that the lorry driver was at fault. He said the lorry was parked in the middle of the road without any caution sign to warn other drivers. Sunday said, “The deceased and I were passengers in the bus and we are both traders on our way to the Ketu market from Ogbomoso in Oyo State. “We got here
Her name is Yewande Ogidan and her hubby is celebrated movie producer Tade Ogidan. He beat her yesterday Thursday, June 13,2013. They have three kids together. The incident reportedly happened yesterday, which resulted into body injuries on his wife. As gathered, this is the second time the man would be beating his wives. We gathered that his first wife ran out of his house after Tade Ogidan severally turned her into a bunching bag. Yewande has reportedly bore him three children.
A retired soldier, yesterday murdered his wife, Mrs Onyonishoyi Ukana-Nee Akarutu, in Igarra Community of Akoko –Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, following her refusal to allow the him marry his long time mistress. Ukana, a retired Warrant Officer 2, was said to have macheted his wife at about 1am Friday morning dismembering her body. Sources close to the family said their 18 year old son also sustained several machete cuts in an attempt to rescue his mother. His son was reported to have raised an alarm which attracted neighbours in the night when his mother’s moan in agony, as she was being butchered by his father woke him up. It was gathered that the couple have been engulfed in a running battle over the man’s resolve to formally marry his age long mistress, with the deceased
Nigeria and Pakistan are two of the planet’s most anti-gay countries, so why are residents of both nations searching for so much gay porno? As eagle-eyed Alex Park pointed out in a recent Mother Jones post, Pakistan is, according to Google Trends, “by volume the world leader for Google searches of the terms ‘shemale sex,’ ‘teen anal sex,’ and ‘man f-cking man.’” Both Pakistan and Nigeria rank in the top five for Google searches of the term “gay sex pics” and “anal sex pics.” Kenya, another vehemently anti-gay nation, ranked first for both searches. Via Huffington Post USA
Donald Trump engaged in another Twitter war of words, but this time with a writer for the sitcom “Modern Family.” The result was Trump getting pummeled in the first round and ending up on the proverbial ground. Well played, Danny Zuker.