Friday, November 30, 2018

So Touching: See Beautiful Ibadan Student Whose Legs Were Amputated (Photos)

Tori News has come across the story of Adenike, an amputee student of Ibadan Polytechnic as shared by Twitter user, Awa Ti Ibadan. 
She lost her leg at the age of 5 due to serious medical complications and this never deterred her from chasing her dreams in life.
Efforts are being made on social media to solicit for funds to make life better for the promising damsel whose good behaviour has been attested to by her friends and coursemates.
Read her story:
"As a toddler, Adenike's legs began to rot away. At age 5, her two legs were amputated in order to save her life. My friend @ayaworanho3d did a documentary on Adenike's story. It was nominated for the best documentary at the AMVCA 2018.

Despite her state & paucity of funds, she chose to go to school, believing her condition will not stop her from having an education. Today she's a student of the Polytechnic of Ibadan. Adenike is a cheerful girl, always smiling & full of life despite everything.

The current prosthetics which she uses no longer functions. She has outgrown the prosthetics, making it difficult for her to move around without human support.

If you know any organization that supports amputees or foundations that can help provide funds (or prosthetics) PLEASE

Help mention them on this tweet. If you can help make recommendations to individuals that can help Adenike get new prosthetics & a new life again, PLS help.

PS: Adenike did not demand this but my heart really wishes to gives this a shot for her. A new prosthetics for Christmas."

No Curves: Actress Bidemi Kosoko Shares Throwback Photo

Bidemi Kosoko

Nollywood actress, Bidemi Kosoko shares hilarious throwback photo as she thanks God for grace.

Many have been wondering why she looked so slim in the picture in question. Those days, leaning on the wall used to be a popular pose when striking picture poses.

She wrote: "thank God for grace.pls dnt abuse my lemo ogiri posture oooo"

Shocker: Man Caught Trying To Sell Human Eyeball For N250,000 In Niger (Photo)

Tosyn Bucknor's coffin before she was laid to rest
Late Lagos OAP with Inspiration FM, Tosyn Bucknor who died on the 19th of November, has been laid to rest at the Ikoyi cemetery in Lagos Island.

A funeral service was earlier held in her honour at the Harvesters International Christian Center.
Tosyn's husband at the cemetary (Photo: TheNetNG)

On Wednesday night, a special service of songs was also held in her honour at Habour Point, Victoria Island, where notable celebrities like Niniola, Falz, Babjide Sanwo-Olu, Ali Baba, Toke Makinwa, Chigul and others attended.

May her soul rest in peace!

So Inspiring: Totally Blind Nigerian Lady Becomes A Lawyer

Hafsat is visually impaired but this didn't deter her from achieving her dreams of being a lawyer.
She was recently called to bar after graduating from the university and Law school in flying colours.
Her story is presently being used to inspire other physically-challenged people struggling to fulfill their dreams.

'Angelic' Photos Of Ex-Beauty Queen, Regina Askia Trend Online

Regina Askia
Former beauty queen and actress, Regina Askia has shared some hot photos on her social media account to tell her fans she is still sexy and stunning as ever.

Regina Askia who is now based in the United States of America with her husband and kids has shared some stunning photographs of herself to remind us she is very much around.

Regina Askia-Williams is a Nigerian-born, American-based family nurse practitioner, healthcare and educational activist, television producer, writer, and public speaker, who found fame as an actress and model. She is 51 and has three children.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

23 Soldiers Killed, 31 Injured In Metele Attack – Army

The Nigerian Army has given an account of military losses in recent weeks to Boko Haram terrorists following recent attacks on military locations in Borno State.

Brigadier General for Chief of Army Staff, Sani Kukasheka Usman said on Wednesday that in recent weeks, troops deployed in the North East of Nigeria under Operation Lafiya Dole have come under series of attacks by large numbers of Boko Haram terrorists.

“One of the Nigerian battalions (157 TF Bn), deployed under the auspices of the MNJTF was attacked at their Base on the outskirts of a town called Metele on 18th November 2018.

“During the attack, the troops were forced to withdraw and several casualties were recorded. As at date, 23 personnel were killed in action and 31 personnel were wounded in action and have been evacuated to several medical hospitals within Borno State.”

Usman, however, vowed that all necessary support will be rendered to the MNJTF to reverse the resurgence of the Boko Haram Terrorists.

He added that Nigerian troops deployed at Kukawa, Ngoshe, Kareto And Gajiram also came under attack at different times within a two-week period from 2-17th November 2018 and 16 soldiers was killed in the course of the attack.

“A total of 16 personnel were killed in the course of these attacks while 12 soldiers were wounded in action and are receiving treatment at our military medical facilities.”

The Nigerian Army, however, commiserate with the families of the slain officers who paid the supreme price in the course of defending their fatherland.

“The sacrifices of these fallen heroes will not be in vain. We also wish all those wounded in action speedy recovery and assure them of our continued support and care,” Usman said.

YBNL Princess, Temmie Ovwasa Celebrates Birthday With Cleavage-baring Photos

 Temmie Ovwasa
YBNL First Lady, Temmie Ovwasa clocks 22 today and she is celebrating her birthday with the best of her pictures.
Temmie who hails from Imo State, South-eastern part of Nigeria was born in Ilorin, Kwara State.
She became the first lady to be signed to be signed to YBNLNation which gave her the new name 'YBNL Princess'. She was signed and annouces to YBNL Nation on May 1st,2016.
She is black and very proud of her complexion.
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Body Dey Sweet Us: Check Out This Viral Pidgin English Wedding Invitation (Photos)

The wedding invitation of a couple has been described as 'the most creative card' on social media because of it's unique style.
Unlike other wedding invitations, this particular one was written in Pidgin English, a thing which caught attention immediately.
The wedding is between one Sunday and Rejoice and is holding in December at a Living Faith Church in Jalingo.
The invitation reads: "Based On How Body Dey Sweet Us, 
"We, Sunday and Rejoice wan marry
"Based on say you na awa own personal person, we wan make you show"
The invitation went to detail the time, date and venue of the event.
Social media users have reacted to the invitation, with many finding it very interesting.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Actress Empress Njamah Celebrates Birthday With The Poor & Physically Challenged, Donates 20 Wheelchairs (Photos)

Actress Empress donates wheechair
Nollywood actress Empress Njamah, who has consistently celebrated her birthday with the less priviledged either in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja or in Lagos, in recent times, have once again lived up to expectation.
The actress whose charity work reportedly started over 10 years ago, turned a year older recently and in her usual manner, celebrated her new age with those that matter to her the most. 
She donated about 20 wheelchairs to the physically challenged people, gave out clothes, food stuffs and learning materials to the children. 

"20 wheelchairs this year! Never say never! Trust in God n have faith n it will come to pass! The devil tried to discourage me but God pass am! Thank you Lord cause it can only be you! #faith #believe #gift #charity #genuinegivers #houseofempressfoundatio #birtdaypics," the actress wrote while sharing the photos.
Aside from giving out these gift items to the children, Njamah makes sure she spends the whole day celebrating with them. 
She also provides food and drinks to eat while the DJ plays good music to keep the children on the dance floor. 

Wow! Beautiful OAP, Stephanie Coker Stuns With Cute Photos As She Turns 30

Stephanie Coker
Stephanie Coker, one of the very popular Nigerian OAPs has turned a year older.
The OAP turned 30 today Wednesday, November 28, 2018, and decided to share some cute photos on her Instagram page to mark the special day.
The media personality and screen diva took to her Instagram page where she posted these cute photos which definitely blew the minds of her followers and fans.
Sharing the photos, she wrote: "Extremely grateful to God for another year, everything and everyone in my life - been blessed with so much love! 
"20’s it’s been real real... This new era is going to be nothing short of epic! 
"Toasting to thirty and the journey ahead"
Below are more of the photos she shared:

Curvy Actress, Omo Butty Goes Make-up Free In Camouflage Print Outfit

Biodun Okeowo
Biodun Okeowo popularly known as Omo butty goes natural, as she rocks her make-up free face in a camouflage print outfit.
"Natural does it for me most times. Soldier girl. Risking it. One woman mopol. Wish me luck.
"Ps. Hope I won’t receive beating today
"Good morning fams love you all" she captioned the picture.
Omo Butty who is also into movie production is using the power of social media to sell herself to the world.
She has a high taste for fashion and her fashion sense has endeared her to thousands of fans across the country.

Check Out The Snake Meat Delicacy Twitter User Prepared

The snake delicacy prepared by Mummy Yo
A Nigerian lady simply identified as Mummy Yo, has shared a snake delicacy and thrown out an open invitation to whoever cares to join her.
The Owerri based lady claims the dish is very tasty, saying that it is sweeter than chicken meat, but one would have to be mindful of the bones.
When trolled by a follower of using the same mouth to kiss an unsuspecting man, she said; “what am I doing with a man that can’t eat and enjoy snake meat? In fact, he should be able to hunt for it in the bush when I’m craving.”
In some eastern states and some other parts of Nigeria, snake meat is a delicacy enjoyed by the old and young while in some parts like Okija in Anambra, particular species such as the python are reportedly revered deities, and killing them is an abomination which could sometimes lead to heavy financial fines and in extreme cases,  banishment.

It's Been Very Difficult For Me - Tekno Cries Out

Multi-talented Nigerian entertainer, Augustine Miles Kelechi popularly known by his stage name Tekno is going through a tough phase right now and he is not hiding it from his fans.
Recall, a few days ago, it was revealed that the versatile singer had damaged his vocal cords and thus, is unable to sing or engage in any performance.
Music executive, Ubi Franklin revealed this on Instagram and asked his fans to pray for him during this hard time. This is coming weeks after the singer took to Instagram to ask his fans to pray for him that he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness.
Tekno has now corroborated that report with his tweet today;
"It’s been very difficult for me!!!"

Why UTME Fee Was Reduced - JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Wednesday said it reduced its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Board Examination (UTME) registration fees because it wanted to reduce the burden of examination costs on parents.
The fee was reduced from N5000 to N3,500 for 2019 session, was also. Earlier today, the Federal Executive Council endorsed the reduction, in an announcement by education minister, Adamu Adamu. Fees for NECO and BECE were also slashed.
JAMB’s Head of Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in a statement in Abuja, the nation’s capital on Wednesday, also said the reduction has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The statement said Buhari was concerned about the burden of the registration fees on the plight of ordinary Nigerians.
“In Mr. President’s determination to alleviate poverty and ensure that every Nigerian desirous of tertiary education is not deprived, government had introduced policies and incentive to boost the economy of ordinary Nigerians and has seen this reduction as a platform to bring more Nigerians on the tertiary education template.

“The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board had in less than two years shown commitment to the avowed direction of the President Buhari-led administration by returning over 15 billion.

“Government had deliberated extensively on how to ensure that every Nigerian benefitted from the prudent management of resources in JAMB and came up with the fee reduction.

“The Board has been charged to sustain its known inclusiveness, transparency, accountability and the enviable position it is occupying amongst global examination bodies.”

Gospel Star, Benita Okojie Showers Husband With Sweet Words On Their 2nd Wedding Anniversary

Benita and her husband, Olawale
Benita Okojie-Adeyina, a Nigerian gospel artiste, yesterday Tuesday, November 27, celebrated her second wedding anniversary with sweet words for her husband, Olawale.
In an Instagram post, the former child star outlined the beauty of life and how marriage has been a blessing to her.
Sharing these photos of herself and her husband on their wedding day, she wrote:
"To my loving husband, who has shown me what love really is. You make me so happy and you're always there encouraging me when I'm having a bad day. The way you love me makes me love me more. I thank God for you Olawale, I thank God for me, for being a wonderful wife to you.
"Thank God for us. Thank God for Ayotunzzz . I thank God for being our sustainer and the source of our love and joy. I have stopped counting the years because I just want to do forever with my best friend! 
"Happy Anniversary My love. I Love You More Every Day!#ThankYouJesus #IMarriedTheLoveOfMyLife"

Photo: Meet The New EFCC Secretary Confirmed By Senate Today

Olanipekun Olukoyede
The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday confirmed Olanipekun Olukoyede as the Secretary to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The confirmation is in accordance with Section 2(3) of the EFCC Establishment Act 2004.
Mr Olukoyede who until today was the Chief of Staff to the EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, was nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari on September 10, 2018 to replace Emmanuel Aremo, whose five-year tenure expired in July 2018.
A seasoned and erudite lawyer with several years of experience at the bar, Mr Olukoyede is a regulatory compliance consultant, who specialises in compliance management, corporate intelligence and fraud management.
He is a certified fraud examiner who has led and managed investigation and civil litigation of fraud and financial crimes in International development project.
He is a widely travelled scholar who has attended a number of training programmes within and outside of Nigeria, focusing on fraud and corruption investigation. He also specialises in Anti-Corruption Research and Analysis, Corporate and Business Intelligence Gathering and Process.
The new secretary is a member of the Fraud Advisory Panel (UK) and also a member, Federal Government Technical Committee on the Repositioning of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit.
He is a widely traveled scholar who has attended a number of training programmes within and outside of Nigeria, focusing on fraud and corruption investigation.
He also specialises in Anti-Corruption Research and Analysis, Corporate and Business Intelligence Gathering and Process.
He had his university educations at Lagos State University; University of Lagos; Institute of Arbitration ICC – Paris, France and University of Harvard (Kennedy School of Executive Education).
He was born in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State, on October 14, 1969.

Super Adorable Photos Of Newborn Twin Babies And Their Parents Melt Hearts Online (Photos)

The proud parents and their babies
An Instagram user identified as MaHogany Jackson (@Mohanganyj) has taken to the social media platform to share the most adorable photos of her family including her newly-born twin babies. 
The excited mother had welcomed the bundles of joy on October 18, almost miraculously because the doctors had to get the babies earlier than planned to avoid losing any of the twins. 
Luckily, she delivered both of them safely and God has helped herself and husband raise the children with love, care and genuine affection. 
To mark her one-month postpartum, the new mother who had a lot to be grateful for including the fact both her boys named Justin and Maeto are doing very well, shared some adorable photos.
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I Think About You Always - Buhari Tells Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram As He Visits Borno (Photos)

Buhari addressing the troops in Borno
Speaking while addressing military troops at Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari, reiterated his commitment to improving the welfare of the Nigerian Army.
According to PREMIUM TIMES, the president who made the disclosure about 10 days after scores of Nigerian soldiers were massacred by boko haram terrorists, said the troops were always on his mind, adding that ”he had always woken up thinking about them and the conditions they operated”.
Buhari visited wounded troops at the hospital
The president who also visited injured troops on admission at the Military Medical Centre. Maimalari Barracks, Maiduguri, said; “I will support you to play your constitutional role of defending the integrity of the country from both internal and external forces. This is the oath you have taken just as I took an oath as the President and Commander-In-Chief.

“I assure you that I go to bed and always wake up thinking about you and the conditions under which you operate.”
President Buhari who has been flayed by critics over the carnage asked the troops to maintain their loyalty and defend the country.
”Whatever happens, a military no matter how equipped or how well led, without discipline is no use to the country," he said.
While commending the troops over their gallantry and sacrifices, Buhari urged them to increase their commitment in engaging Boko Haram insurgents, adding that plans were on to adopt a new enhanced salary structure for the military in recognition of their contributions to security, social and economic development of the country.

Nollywood Actor, Bolanle Ninalowo Steps Out In Agbada Looking Cute (Photos)

Ninalowo Bolanle

Popular Nollywood act Ninalowo Bolanle rocks exotic and beautiful Agbada in this new adorable photos.

The unique style of the native way is called 'Symbolized Agbada' and it is becoming very common among celebrities in Lagos State.

The single father who recently parted ways with his abroad-based wife, returned to Nigeria to pursue his dreams in the showbiz industry after 15 years of living outside Nigeria.

He is a graduate of Accounting and Marketing and has been touted as the next best thing to come out of the industry.

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