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JUST IN! Judge Withdraws From Saraki’s Case For This Reason

Reports just reaching us have it that Justice R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja has withdrawn from the Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s case. According to Nigerian Bulletin, Mohammed handed over the case to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mahmud Mohammed, to reassign the case to another judge. Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s has been dropped The Judge, in returning the case file to the CJN on Wednesday, cited “negative reports” on the case as the reason for his recent action. Meanwhile, reports have it that the Nigerian senate is yet to receive the ministerial list from President Muhammadu Buhari, who had reiterated his desire to make the list public in September. Recall also that the Nigerian president opened up on Saraki’s case, stating that he awaits the outcome of the trial to know if he shall still show confidence in the Senate President.

SEE The Pictures Of President Buhari’s First Wife, Safinatu Buhari.

Towards the celebration of the Nigerian 55th Independence day, Gistacabal brings you pictures of the Nigerian President late wife, Safinatu Buhari. Buhari with His Ex Wife and children. Credit: Nigerian President got married to his late wife, Safinatu Muhammadu Buhari in the year 1971 at age 18, she was born on the 11th December 1952, of Fulani descendant and related to the late Shehu Usman Danfodio. She originated from Mani Local Government in Katsina State, schooled at the Tudun Wada primary school in Kaduna between 1959 and 1960. She left for Lagos because her father, late Yusuf Mani was transferred to Lagos to work as a Private Secretary to the late Musa Yar’adua who was commissioner for Lagos affairs in the Federal cabinet of the first republic. Buhari with his Late wife. credit: After her Primary School, she attended women teachers college Katsina, and …

Buhari Finally Appoints Petroleum Minister, You Have To See This !

President Muhammadu Buhari has come up with the first key appointment in his cabinet, amid speculation surrounding his ministerial list. According to Premium Times, Buhari broke the news about who would head the ministry of petroleum on Tuesday, September 29, in New York in the course of the Global Leaders’ Summit on Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism. It should be recalled that shortly after the May 29 inauguration indications emerged that Buhari was set to appoint himself at the petroleum minister as “nobody’s hands are clean enough to do the surgical changes needed”, which was said by one of the president’s associates. Buhari yesterday unveiled the new appointee for the position, appointing himself as minister of petroleum. “I will remain minister of petroleum. I will appoint a minister of state for petroleum.” Buhari, who had identified anti-graft war as one of his government’s priorities, explained that the aim of the move was to ensure eliminating corruption and massive theft …

JUST IN! Shocker: President Buhari’s Ministerial List Incomplete, Announcement Date Revealed

If reports from Vanguard are anything to go by, the ministers’ list sent to Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Wednesday evening, is an incomplete one. Sources reportedly revealed that only twenty-one names, instead of thirty-six were on the list as President Muhammadu Buhari hopes to release the names of other nominees by Tuesday next week. Senate president Saraki receiving the ministerial list It was further disclosed that plans are in top gear to release the remaining names to the Senate President before the plenary session next week Tuesday. The submission of ministerial list to the Senate was also a bit different from the norm where the office of the Senate President through the registry receives it from the Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matter( Senate). Meanwhile, Nigerians will also have to wait until Tuesday next week before seeing the much-anticipated list as the Special Adviser to the Senate President, Yusuph Olaniyonu…

(Photos) UNILAG Students Protest Over Bedbugs, Mosquito Infested Hostels

Students of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Akoka, this morning shut the university’s two exit gates, to protest what they described as the invasion of bedbugs and mosquitoes in their hostels.

They say it has become unbearable and they want the school authorities to take immediate action on the problem.

Lionel Messi Ruled Out for up to 2months, may miss El Classico - SEE

The forward was did not make it through the first half against Las Palmas following a collision goalkeeper Javi Varas, and could now miss El Clasico on November 22 Barcelona have been dealt a blow after Lionel Messi suffered a knee injury during Saturday's clash with Las Palmas that wiill rule him out for up to two months.

The 28-year-old collided with goalkeeper Javi Varas inside the 18-yard box after just three minutes of the Camp Nou outfit's 2-1 victory.

Messi attempted to continue but failed to shrug off the knock, with Barca coach Luis Enrique replacing him with Munir seven minutes later.

And having been sent to hospital for tests, the European champions confirmed the Argentina international will be out for seven to eight weeks with a tear in the internal collateral ligament of his left knee.

The injury could rule the four-time Balon d'Or winner miss the first Clasico against Real Madrid of the season on November 22.

See Photo of Another popular Nigerian who lost his life to the Hajj stampede

Professor Tijjani El-Miskin, a renowned Professor of Islamic studies in the University of Maiduguri also lost his life in yesterday’s stampede.
May his soul rest in peace.

Checkout the message this man got after mistakenly transferring N2,000 into a wrong account

The transfer actually happened in July when the man mistakenly transfered N2k into the wrong account, but he received this email yesterday and shared it online. 

Such honest appreciation is often so rare.. Touching!

Saraki should keep quiet, code of conduct Tribunal is nothing new to us – Tinubu

APC national leader, Bola Tinubu yesterday while addressing newsmen after the Eid prayers at Dodan barracks praying ground said what is going on with Senate president, Bukola Saraki is nothing new and he shouldn’t act like he is the first to pass through the Tribunal. Tinubu noted that he equally passed through the Tribunal after finishing his tenure as governor. After they discovered that my asset declaration had some questions, they charged me to the tribunal. I went and challenged them to show proofs. I was later discharged and acquitted because there was no evidence to prove their claim. It is only then I accused the government of being selective. We have to live by example and by our words.
We can’t be talking about it alone. We have to work it without any iota of blackmail. I have been through it. The second week I left office, I was invited by the EFCC. I went there and answer their questions. Later, I took them to court and I won. The government officials are almost no longer …

Japanese 105year old runner breaks world record, plan to race against Usain Bolt

105 year old Japanese runner, Hidekichi Miyazaki, also called Golden Bolt, has broken the world record and set a new one as the oldest runner alive just a day after celebrating his 105th birthday on Wednesday. He finished his race lap in a time of 42.22 seconds, although his personal best still remains 34.10 seconds which he achieved 2 years ago at 103 years old and that remains a world record. While imitating the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, Miyazaki says he would love a chance to compete with him. I will say this: I’m proud of my health. My brain might not be the sharpest but physically I’m tip-top. I’ve never had any health problems. The doctors are amazed by me. I can definitely keep on running for another two or three years. He took to running in his 90s after his buddies he used to play board games with started passing on. His quest for a sport he could do alone led him to sprinting.

This patient in LUTH doesn’t remember his family or where he lives

His name is Ngobe David, he is a patient in the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and can’t remember his family nor where he lives. Please if you know anyone who knows him, kindly notify them of his where abouts. Photo below;

President Buhari Spotted Killing A Ram In Daura [Photo]

President Muhammadu Buhari was pictured today, September 24, 2015, slaughtering a ram in commemoration of the Eid-el-Kabir festival.

Buhari observed prayers in his hometown of Daura in Katsina state.

The president had, in his Eid message to Nigerians on Wednesday, September 23, assured citizens of their safety and promised that the insurgency unleashed by Boko Haram would soon be brought to an end.

Chief Olu Falae Rescued By Police IG From Kidnappers Den [Photos]

A team of policemen led by the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase has rescued the former Secretary to the Government of Federation, Chief Olu Falae from his abductors.

Falae, was kidnapped on Monday afternoon at his farm in Akure North local government area of Ondo State by suspected herdsmen.

Arase, who arrived the state Thursday morning, immediately took over the rescue team and led the security operatives to the Afenifere Chieftain’s farm.

Falae was later set free from the kidnappers’ den without paying any ransom.

HAHAHA: Broke Comedian Akpororo Decides To Ride A Cow To Warri [Photos]

So I was going through Instagram pages when I stumbled on these new videos on comedian Akpororo's page from yesterday. Comedian Akpororo aka Akpos said he needed to go to Warri. Unfortunately, he didn't have money to buy a horse so he bought a cow and took an insane ride on it.

Check out the funny pictures below

See The Video Of How Saraki Was Stoned And Prayer Distrupted In His Home Town [Video]

For those doubting that Saraki was attacked in his hometown during prayers... this video is for you
Saraki and others arrived the praying ground, intermittent shouts of “Ole! Ole!! Ole!!!(Thief, thief, thief) rented the air, while others shouted “Ebi n pa wa!” “Ebi yii tito Saraki!””A o ki run, e fun wa lounje” (We are hungry, enough of hunger Saraki, give us food, teach us how to fish).”
It further noted that the thunderous vituperations had hardly been subsided when stones and missiles were thrown at the dignitaries. Video below


PHOTOS: Ex- President, Goodluck Jonathan's Daughter & Husband Welcome Baby Girl

Faith Sakwe and husband Godswill Edward have welcomed their first child together, a baby girl. Faith gave birth at a US hospital in the early hours of today. The couple got married in April 2014. Congrats to them!

Banker Exposes Prince Audu Abubakar - How He Stole 11 Billion From State Funds #AuduReturnKogi11Billion

A former Governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu, has emerged candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state governorship election slated for Nov. 21.
Mr. Audu is being prosecuted by the anti-graft agency, EFCC, of misappropriating N11 billion of the state’s funds while he was governor between 1999 and 2003.
At the trial of the corruption case on March 4, the EFCC also accused Mr. Audu of ordering one of his aides to assault Haruna Ashade, an EFCC operative, for daring to take his photograph in court
However, on Sunday Mr. Audu emerged winner of the APC governorship primary which was held in Lokoja between Saturday evening and Sunday morning.
He polled 1, 109 votes to beat his closest rival, Yahaya Bello, who scored 703 votes.
A former Senator, Nurudeen Abatemi, scored 400 votes to place third .
Another aspirant, Sanusi Abubakar, scored 309 votes, while Hadiza Ibrahim, the only female among the 28 aspirants, scored four votes.
Out of the 3,548 delegates, 3,044 were accre…

PHOTO: Check Out Nigerian-American Artiste, Jidenna As He Covers Mode Men Magazine

The September, 2015 edition of MODE MEN magazine, Nigeria’s leading men’s lifestyle magazine, is now on the stands.  On the cover is Nigerian-American artiste, Jidenna where he discusses with Alex Adegbenro issues including his music, the interview controversy and his love for Nigeria. Jidenna also tells us the kind of woman that gets his attention.

This style issue also features 25 best dressed Nigerian men, which included President Buhari, Kefas Ropshik, Ohimai Atafo, Shina Peller, Denola ‘Grey’ Adepetun and Danjuma Carter to mention some.

Nigerian menswear designers are celebrated as Ayodele Fadare of Charles Anthony tells us his favourite things, also featured are Adebayo Oke-Lawal, McMeka and Jason Porsche.
Other stories in the style issue include Giorgio Armani’s 40th anniversary, British couture fragrance brands making waves, Alex Adegbenro’s new love and other interesting personalities-cum-brands.

Nothing Can Separate Me And Flavour - Chidinma

It seems their relationship is growing from just being friends after they shared that passionate kiss in the Ololufe music video.

…And as usual she will always come out to deny the rumors that she is dating the Nabania singer…

Popular Nigerian songstress, Chidinma Ekile has once again denied speculations on her relationship with co-musician Flavour.
Chidinma in an interview with Pulse Nigeria disclosed that Flavour was really a nice person, and the two would always be together as long as they are both working on one song or the other.

“Flavour is someone that is very, very cool to work with it. It’s very easy to work with Flavour. He is really a very nice person, so we are just working basically. There will always be rumors, but hey what am I even trying to defend? Nothing. People will always talk either way,” she said.

Chidinma won the season 3 of MTN Project Fame West Africa after successful performances she put up at the academy house.

She started working on her debut studio album, Chidi…

SMH! Check Out Nigeian Female Celebrities Who Smokes Shisha (Photos)

Shisha smoking is a way of smoking tobacco, sometimes mixed with fruits or molasses sugar, through a bowl & a hose with a mouthpiece. The hose connects the flavored smoke from substances being burnt in the bowl to the lungs of the smoker through the mouthpiece Shisha pipes use tobacco sweetened with fruits or molasses sugar which makes shisha smoking a more pleasurable experience than cigarettes.

There is a popular saying that what a man can do, a woman can do best. This saying is gradually coming into manifestation with the high rate of Nigerian female entertainers who form the habit of smoking one of the high grade cigarettes, Shisha. observed that few days ago, wife of former Nigerian football star, Joseph Yobo, Adaeze, proudly shared a photo of herself having the Carbon dioxide exhaled from her mouth and nose while having a quiet relaxation at a club (mother of two).

Some years back, Nollywood actress Chika Ike is caught smoking Indian Shisha in Dubai, after divorci…

Arsenal Boss, Arsene Wenger Breaks Up With 59 Year Old Wife, Annie

The Gunners chief and Annie broke up after months of speculation their relationship was on the rocks.

It is not a full divorce and Wenger, 65 will still be expected to support Annie, 59, financially. They got a judge in Paris to issue a “separation of bodies” judgment, meaning they are free to see other people.

A source told SunUK:
 “They have divided up their assets and agreed a financial package to separate.
“They have not been happy for a while, and they decided this was the best course of action to take.”
Wenger married Annie in 2010, a few weeks after The Sun revealed he had become close to French rapper Sonia Tatar, then 39. He had been in a long-term relationship with Annie before their wedding and they have an 18-year-old daughter Leah.

Papers in Wenger’s home town of Strasbourg show they have not been together since June. No details of any financial settlement have been revealed.

And it is not clear whether the couple are still living together at their North London mansion near Arse…

Bride Becomes Hero Has She Tries to Save Drowning Man While Still in Her Wedding Dress (PHOTOS)

Nurse tried to save drowned man on public beach in Dalian, China. She wore her wedding dress while performing CPR for 20 minutes.   Unfortunately the man, who had a heart attack, died despite rescue.Guo Yuanyuan, 25, was shooting her wedding photos on a beach in Dalian, north east China, when she heard a man had drowned, reported People’s Daily Online.
She rushed to the scene and tried to resuscitate the man. Unfortunately, despite her best efforts, he eventually died. Witnesses say that they spotted a man, who remains unidentified, in the sea who was waving and shouting for help around 10am on September 21. Several swimmers on the beach swam out and managed to the pull the man, who was already sinking, from the waters. When they reached the beach, the man was already unconscious.Mr Zhao, one of the rescuers, said: ‘At the time his lips had gone purple and his face was going blue. It seemed like he had a sudden heart attack.’ As a crowd gathered around the man, it appeared that no one…

Iyanya Joins M.I, Wizkid, Ice Prince, Don Jazzy As Proud Bentley Owners In Nigeria

The artiste posted the photo and captioned it ‘God has been so good me’

Photo Of Chief Olu Fale's PickUp Van After He Was Kidnapped

This is the bullet ridden pickup van of former Presidential candidate Chief Olu Falae after he was kidnapped at his farm in Akure in Ondo state on Monday September 21st by Herdsmen. See more pics after the cut...