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PDP urges Nigerians to pray for the nation at Easter

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Nigerians, irrespective of religious persuasions to use the occasions of Good Friday and Easter celebrations to pray for the nation. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Olise Metuh, PDP National Publicity Secretary, in Abuja on Friday. Metuh also urged Nigerians to rededicate themselves to […]

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Is it over with P-Square?

I’ve been hearing a few stories about Peter and Paul Okoye of P-Square having issues for a while now. I hear they disagree on everything now…songs, videos, ideas etc…but because they are twin brothers, I figured well, they will sort things out…so…

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Elohor Aisien, Lanre DaSilva Ajayi steal the show at Eventi Cocktail event

Model manager Elohor Aisien and designer Lanre Da Silva were spotted out in Lagos at the Eventi Cocktail Weekend event that held last Sunday at the Intercontinental hotel in VI, looking fabulous! Elohor (pictured right) wore a Clover Canyon green …

I'm a professional! Tony Pulis hits back over Cardiff leak claims

CRYSTAL PALACE boss Tony Pulis maintains he is a man of integrity and is ‘professional’ following claims that his side knew of Cardiff’s team-sheet.

How DPO raped me in detention – Sales girl narrates her ordeal

A mother of two identified as Idowu Akinwunmi has accused a Divisional Police Officer in Lagos Island, SP Adekunle Awe, of raping her on Wednesday April 15th while in police custody after she was arrested by men of the Onikan Police station, Punch reports.

According to Idowu, she was arrested on Tuesday 14th April after her boss, Ms Idowu Pelumi had laid a complaint at the police station accusing her of bringing a male friend to her restaurant to pass the night. Narrating her story, Akinwunmi said;

“I work at an eatery on Keffi Street, Obalende, as a cook. The eatery also has a tailor’s shop in the compound and it belongs to the same person. There is also a quarters where we all live in the compound. Most of the workers are from Cotonou, Benin Republic. On Monday, a popular customer, known as Friday, came to eat. He later left, but some moments later, he returned to say he could not get a bus home. Friday had been making advances at me, but we were not a couple. I allowed him to sleep over.”

When her boss found out that Friday had slept at her restaurant, she got the police to arrest both Idowu and Friday. And that was where her nightmare began. Dear Lagos State police commissioner, hope you will look into this matter. Continue…


“My madam called policemen to arrest all of us. I had only a pair of shorts, a shirt and a wrapper on. I had N11, 000 in my pocket and my phone was not with me. On getting to the station, I got the phone of a policewoman and used it to call one of the tailors to come and help. In the morning of Tuesday, two tailors, Ben and Matthias, arrived to bail out their friends, but they were also arrested, bringing our total number to six.”
The following day which was April 15th, she ran into the DPO of the police station after using the bathroom. DPO Awe asked her why she was arrested and after narrating what happened, Idowu claims he then invited her to his office…and had sex with her without using a condom
“Around 10pm on Tuesday, the DPO sent a policeman to call Friday and I. I was wearing boxers and a top. I stayed at the counter and Friday went in to see the DPO. A few minutes later, Friday came out and the DPO called me in. The DPO said he could make sure that I spent the rest of my life in jail, but I begged him. He then came close to me and started rubbing his hands all over my body but I rejected his advances. He said my boss had told him that he could do whatever he wanted to do with me. He said since I was from Benin Republic, if he killed me, nothing would happen. He said he would also make sure that the remaining five suspects would be sent to prison. At this point, the DPO had already taken off his clothes. Since I was afraid for my life, I allowed the DPO to have his way. I begged him to use a condom, but he refused. He pushed me to a smaller room in his office and put me on the bed and had sex with me. Immediately after he had finished, he told me to shower in a bathroom inside his office.” she said.
She said the next morning while she was about to leave, the DPO asked for her number but she refused to give it to him. She said the DPO promised that with the sex she already offered, she would not pay any bail but to her surprise, N30,000 was collected from her.
As soon as she left the police station, she went for a test at the Lagos Island Maternity clinic. A copy of the medical report, signed by one Dr. R. A. Seriki, stated,
“A complaint of sexual assault: General clinical condition satisfactory; no laceration, no bruises, no areas of hyperemia, negative for HIV 1 and 2, pregnancy negative. Has been placed on PEP and emergency contraception”.
Meanwhile the Network on Police Reform in Nigeria has petitioned the National Human Rights Commission over the alleged rape of Akinwunmi. Mr. Okechukwu Nwagunma who is the Co-coordinator of NOPRIN says  they would follow the case to its logical conclusion with the view of getting Akinwunmi the justice she deserves. The case has now been forwarded to the office of the Commissioner for Police, Umar Tanko, who had a meeting with the accused DPO and Akinwunmi yesterday.

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From Thursday, the 17th of  April, 2014, you can  get the second Swatch wristwatch with just N5,000 Only! Yes, N5000! Promo available in the following Swatch stores across the country. See them after the cut… The Palms LekkiIkeja …

Pics: Kcee gets 2013 Benz G-Wagon from brother as birthday gift

Oh my! Limpopo crooner Kcee turned a year older today 18th April and got a surprise birthday gift from his brother, the CEO of Five Star Music, Emeka Okonkwo aka E-money, in the early hours of this morning. E-money presented Kcee with a brand new luxu…

Tony Pulis hails 'fantastic' Crystal Palace players after reaching 40 point mark

TONY PULIS was quick to shower praise on his Crystal Palace players after reaching the 40 point mark.

TEAM NEWS: Chamakh and Bolasie to be given fitness tests for Palace ahead of West Ham game

MAROUANE CHAMAKH and Yannick Bolasie will be monitored for Crystal Palace ahead of their clash with West Ham tomorrow .

The Forbes Five: Meet Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists 2014

According to Forbes, Diddy, Dr Dre, Jay Z, Birdman and 50 cent are the richest Hip Hop artists in the world currently…in that order. Didddy is now worth $700million. Wow! See the full report below…

Back in 2007, Sean “Diddy” Combs teamed with Jay Z and 50 Cent to create a song titled “I Get Money: Forbes 1-2-3 Billion Dollar Remix.” Less than a decade later, rappers are closing in on ten-figure fortunes, and he’s the nearest of the bunch.

Diddy leads the pack with an estimated fortune of $700 million, an increase of $120 million over his net worth last year. The change comes largely from the addition of Revolt TV—the new, music-focused, multi-platform channel of which he’s the majority owner—to his already-hefty portfolio.

Diddy has plenty of competition in the race to $1 billion. His top challengers are Dr. Dre, who ranks second with $550 million, and Jay Z, in third place with an estimated $520 million. The former leapfrogged the latter on this year’s Forbes Five thanks to a large stake in Beats By Dr. Dre, which he cofounded with Interscope chief Jimmy Iovine in 2008.

The company controls an astounding two-thirds of the premium headphone market, with annual sales reportedly in excess of $1 billion and growing. Private equity firm Carlyle invested $500 million for a minority stake last year, pushing Beats’ value past $1 billion and likely closer to $2 billion.

“Beats has a unique brand—it speaks to a nice young demographic, which is really interesting to marketers,” says Peter Csathy, former president of Musicmatch, an early digital music purveyor acquired by Yahoo YHOO +0.11% in 2004 for $160 million. “When I think about Beats, I think about it as a lifestyle, I think of it as a media company, not just a hardware and music-focused company.”

Jay Z’s fortune continues to grow at a healthy clip, too. He’s made multiple nine-figure deals in the past, including his $204 million Rocawear sale in 2007 and his $150 million pact with Live Nation in 2008. But much of his recent growth comes from Roc Nation, his record label and management firm that recently added a sports agency. The outfit gets a single-digit cut of pacts like Robinson Cano’s $240 million monster agreement.

Bryan “Birdman” Williams, whose net worth would be over $300 million if he didn’t share his fortune with brother Ronald “Slim” Williams. The duo cofounded Cash Money Records two decades ago; Cash Money continues to grow with a roster that includes Drake, Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne. Birdman has also diversified with Cash Money Content, GT Vodka and the YMCMB clothing line.

Rounding out the list is 50 Cent, who owes most of his fortune to his $100 million haul from the sale of Vitaminwater in 2007. Now he’s trying to repeat the feat with companies like SMS  Audio and SK Energy beverages. In the meantime, he’ll reboot his music career by taking his G-Unit Records independent and releasing new album Animal Ambition in June.

Culled from Forbes.
Note: This story is an expanded version of a piece that ran in the May 5, 2014 issue of FORBES magazine.

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Systems Support Officer Jobs At Russel Smith Group, Friday 18, April 2014

RusselSmith Group is a company created to to service the needs of the global Oil and Gas exploration and production industry utilizing Rope Access Technology as primary means of access. RusselSmith Group is recruiting to fill the below position of: SYSTEMS SUPPORT OFFICER JOB DESCRIPTION Administer network workstations, utilizing one or more TCP/IP or non-TCP/IP […]

Latest Jobs at Weatherford (Oil & Gas), Friday 18, April 2014

Weatherford is one of the largest diversified upstream oilfield service companies in the world. Our global network includes more than 67,000 people, 1000 service bases, 87 manufacturing facilities, and 16 technology and training centers in more than 100 countries. Our products and services span the lifecycle of a well, including drilling, evaluation, completion, production and […]

Lamudi Job Vacancies, Friday 18, April 2014

Lamudi helps people in the property market find their ideal home, land or commercial property. Our goal is to empower consumers with the most thorough information in the market and get them in contact with the agents. We aim to have our listings give you as much information about the property as possible. At Lamudi, […]

Vacancies at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Friday 18, April 2014

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and sells computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. IBM is recruiting to fill the position of: DATA SOLUTION SALES […]

vacancies at Cummins Inc., Friday 18, April 2014

Cummins Inc. is a $18 billion, Fortune 200 company and the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of diesel engines and related components. Our continued success globally is predicated on the capability and extent of our product range, our commitment to new technology and the quality of our people. We are recruiting for the position […]

Storage Pre Sales Technical Consultant Jobs at Hewlett Packard (HP), Friday 18, April 2014

Hewlett Packard (HP) is the largest technology solutions provider in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and worldwide. The company’s offerings span from IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices to global services, imaging and printing. Our customers are virtually everybody: consumers, small and medium sized companies, large corporations as well as Government institutions. HP […]

Jobs at Upstream, Friday 18, April 2014

Upstream’s mission is to revolutionise the way companies market to consumers through cutting edge technology. This is an opportunity to collaborate with like-minded people in an environment that embraces individual differences and diversity. We offer a challenging and stimulating environment in which employees have the opportunity to work on a vast range of complex projects […]

Vacancies At InfoGraphics, Friday 18, April 2014

At InfoGraphics, we realize that Digital technology is driving today’s economy, it’s creating new business models and more efficient ways to transact business and new channels to do so. We do more than offer a full suite of products but help our customers integrate it into their business processes so the company can excel. Founded […]