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 #NigeriaDecides:EFCC releases Hotlines against electoral fraud, sayshandsome rewards await 'Whistle-blowers'

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has just put up a statement to inform the general public that patriotic citizens with authentic information that can lead to arrest of culprits Vote-buying should reach the Commission for prompt response.

The numbers to call are as follows:ABUJA HQ------

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UYO OFFICE ---08055112603, 08180008030

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ILORIN OFFICE ---08034516071

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IBADAN OFFICE ---08113883322, 09030000520.

Please note that handsome rewards await informants with authentic information in accordance with the Whistle-blowing Policy of the Federal Government.

Nigerian Billionaire businessman, Tony Elumelu, 55, shared these photos of himself showing his flexibility during a Yoga session. Money is indeed the reason why you would know it's not just food that would make you stay alive but a yoga session just like Tony is having His.

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Real Houswives of Potomac star, Katie Rost shared a graphic photo of herself lying in a pool of blood shortly after suffering a miscarriage. The 38-year-old mother is going through a lot of problems at the moment.

She recently announced that a New Jersey judge is trying to imprison her after she released footage of her ex-husband verbally abusing her and refused to delete it after the judge ordered her to. She has also lost custody of her kids to her allegedly abusive ex. Sharing the photo of her naked body lying next to the toilet with blood all over the floor, Katie wrote "#MeToo".  Immediately everybody thought this was a suicide attempt or worse, so her costars Karen Huger, Robyn Dixon and Candiace Dillard all took to the photo asking her to respond.   A few hours later, Katie then added a caption to the photo, explaining she miscarried and the photo was taken by her baby daddy, Jacob, who thinks "they" did this to her. By "they", it is assumed she is referring to her abusive ex and the judge who's trying to get her locked up.    

US-based Nigerian swimsuit model, Michelle Chisara Okoro wasn't left out of the Valentine's Day celebration.She shared this pantless photo of herself posing in just her bra with a heart shaped card covering her modesty.
The stunning model wrote: 'HAPPY “the-world-stated-that-this-was-the-day-to-showcase-love DAY!”EVERYDAY IS A OPPORTUNITY TO SHOWCASE GENUINE LOVE THROUGH WHATEVER' YOUR LOVE LANGUAGE IS.
Ebonyi State Governor orders arrest of hoodlums who allegedly inserted hot-iron inside private part of Local Government Vice Chairman

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has directed the Commissioner of Police, Mr Awosola Awotunde, to fish out the criminal suspects, who allegedly inserted a hot-iron inside the private part of the Vice Chairman of Ikwo Local Government Area of the state.

Governor Umahi, who gave the directive on Thursday, when the new police boss paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Abakiliki. Umahi, expressed bitterness over the incident, and described it as “barbaric”.

"The hoodlums inserted a hot-iron inside the private part of the vice chairman, while they cut the tendons of some men in the area. I have demanded for the immediate arrest of the perpetrators and would never allow the matter to go untreated. I will follow the matter up to any level, even reporting it to President Muhammadu Buhari because the victims were actually kidnapped,” he said.

The governor said that he always insisted on fairness and justice to all and had never abused his office to order that anyone be punished unjustly.“I have always maintained that whether it is the Peoples Democratic Party or All Progressive Congress, among others, the life of every human being is important to us.

“I hate to see blood and your officers can attest that I have never supported evil,” he said.Umahi said that he had always propagated the philosophy “that all perpetrators of evil must be arrested and prosecuted, even if they are my brothers or sisters.

”He pledged to cooperate with the new CP but insisted that his work would only be made tedious, “if a man is made a woman.”“Where there is fairness, there is no crisis as someone without a gun can neutralise another with a gun by insisting on his right, which should not be matched upon.

“The main opposition party in the state boasts it would write the election result and use the federal might on us but I declare that we pay the federal might.“Everybody owns the federal might and the present Inspector-General of Police and the Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS) do not break the law.“We have actually prepared for this election with anti-terrorism trainings to guard against intimidation of the common man in the state,” the governor said.

Chicago Police has said that two potential suspects in the alleged racial attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett have been arrested. "Police can detain the potential suspects for an additional 24 hours past the 48 hour holding period under special circumstances, but it must go through the prosecutors office and has to be clear process," Chicago PD told ABC News and also confirmed that “they (the suspects) have a relationship with Jussie”.

Chicago Police also added that "detectives have probable cause that they may have been involved in an alleged crime and we are working to corroborate the allegations and investigative timeline as our investigation continues".

According to TMZ, the arrested men are brothers from Nigeria named Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo, and Chicago police are now calling them "potential suspects" as opposed to 'persons of interest'.

They also shut down any reports that there was evidence to classify the alleged attack as a hoax.  "While we haven't found any video documenting the alleged attack, there is also no evidence to say that this is a hoax.

The alleged victim is being cooperative at this time and continues to be treated as a victim, not a suspect" police added. Attorney Gloria Schmidt, who is representing the brothers told Chicago CBS station WBBM that her clients were detained at O'Hare Airport on Wednesday evening and were unaware of the attack on Smollett.

"When they first learned what happened to him, they were horrified. This is someone that they know, this is someone that they work with, so they don't want to see somebody go through that. They really don’t understand how police even got information that linked them to this horrific crime, but they’re not guilty of it"  Schmidt said.

Just few hours to the commencement of the 2019 polls, Anambra state has recorded cases of election related violence.

A member of House of Representatives, Mr. Gabriel Onyenweife, who defected from All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after failing to secure a ticket of APGA, had one of the houses in his compound set ablaze in the Ayamelum Local Government Area while 30 motorcycles he assembled for empowerment were razed.

Another victim of the violence was the member representing Nnewi North, Nnewi South and Ekwusigo federal constituency, Mr. Chirs Azubogu who lost a campaign vehicle to arsonists.  On Thursday, the divisional police station  at Ajali in Orumba North local government area of the state was gutted by fire.

Many policemen were beaten up before the station was set ablaze, while some vehicles parked at the station were burnt. Some detainees at the station were allegedly released by people suspected to be members of  Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, who moved into station immediately the fire started.   

Songtress Lady Gaga has  just got a new tattoo down her back and has decided to flaunt her rose art to her social media fans. The tattoo, a rose, runs down the length of her spine, from her neck down to her waist.

See the photo below.

Tragedy struck on Friday morning when a tanker carrying gas exploded at Army check point along Onitsha/Owerri road in Ihiala local government of Anambra state lots of property and casualties were loss as well.

A nearby celestial church was burnt down. A pregnant woman with her two children reportedly died
in the explosion. we commiserate with the family and love ones of those who partook in this great loss.
L - R : Robert Giles, Head, Retail Banking , Diamond Bank; Oluwaseun Alonge, Season 10, Salary4Life winner; Uchenna Amala, Season 10, Salary4Life winner; and Karimot Tukur, Head, Consumer Banking, Diamond Bank; and , at the launch of DiamondXtra Season 11 held in Alausa Ikeja, Lagos recently.

Diamond Bank Plc yesterday in Lagos launched the season 11 of its Diamond Xtra savings Promo after a successful completion of the Season 10 where lucky winners were rewarded with cash prizes of One Million Naira and salary for life.

The bank had in the past 10 years rewarded over 15,000 customers with over N5.4 billion in the saving promo and promised to continue the reward scheme even after its merger deal with Access Bank Plc.

The promotion which is in its 11th season, is held to reward customers and appreciate them for their loyalty to the bank.Speaking to news men at the event, Head, Retail Banking, Diamond Bank, Robert Giles said the season 11 promises to bring bigger and better rewards for the customers of the bank.

He also noted that there were two new prize draws this season, the senior citizens draw which would reward 10 senior citizens with cash prizes of N500,000 and one lucky senior citizen with a N100,000 every month for a year. There was also an additional draw called the loyalty reward draw for customers who had been with the bank for 5 years and more.

‘To be a part of the reward system, all you need to do is open a Diamondxtra account and fund it with N5,000, with an increased chance of winning from multiple increment in your savings plan of N5,000’. ‘The reward scheme is open to new and existing customers with the DiamondXtra account’, Robert concluded. L - R : Robert Giles, Head, Retail Banking , Diamond Bank; Rita Adewuyi, N1Million winner; and Karimot Tukur, Head, Consumer Banking, Diamond Bank, at the launch of DiamondXtra Season 11 and presentation of Cheques to Season 10 winners held in Alausa Ikeja, Lagos recently.

The event was well attended by some of the bank customers, journalists, past winners and management staff of the bank. The latest set of winners from the Lagos draw were presented with their cheques and also shared testimonials of how Diamond Bank has improved their lives through the SavingsXtra promo.An official from KPMG was also at the event to vouch for the authenticity and transparency of the promo.Karimot Tukur, Head, Consumer bank of the bank said the initiative was an avenue through which the bank enhances the capacity of its customers to pay their rents, school fees and settle other financial goals. She also stated that ‘DiamondXtra continues to change lives and I’m so excited it’s now bigger and better with new offerings for senior citizens and loyal customers’.

While responding to some questions raised by customers on the merger with Access Bank Plc, Osita Ede, Head, Consumer Liability Products, Diamond bank, said customers will continue to enjoy all the bank’s current unique products and services even after the merger. He stated that the merger would bring together both banks in order to create the biggest retail bank in Sub-Saharan Africa. In the same vein, customers of both Diamond Bank and Access Bank would have free access to over 3100 ATMs and six hundred branches, and also enjoy Same Day Clearing of cheques in either banks, just as they would get rewarded for using either Diamond Bank or Access Bank POS terminals. L - R : Robert Giles, Head, Retail Banking , Diamond Bank; Oluwaseun Alonge, Season 10, Salary4Life winner; and Karimot Tukur, Head, Consumer Banking, Diamond Bank, at the launch of DiamondXtra Season 11 and presentation of Cheques to Season 10 winners held in Alausa Ikeja, Lagos recently.

He further noted that DiamondXtra season 11 was a product of the bank’s engagement with its customers on the past promos. ‘That is how we came up with senior citizens reward which is coming straight from the survey we had with customers, so we have a special draw for 50 years and above individuals’ he added.

He concluded by stating that Diamond Bank Plc would not relent in its efforts to create mutually beneficial relationships between the bank and customers through its products, services and offerings.