Stella Dimoko Korkus.com: News Headlines Today - 22/2/2016

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Monday, 22 February 2016

News Headlines Today - 22/2/2016

Beautiful Monday Morning to you all...






-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Saturday won the three legislative positions contested in the Taraba’s rerun election. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Mr Habu Zarma, announced the results at a press briefing on Sunday in Jalingo. According to the announcement, PDP candidate, Mr Dan-Asabe Hosea, won the Sardauna/Kurmi/Gashaka Federal Constituency with 37,645 votes. Relatively, while the former Speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, Mr Abel Diah of the PDP defeated Mr Emmanuel Bongo of the APC for the Mbamnga costituecy, Mr Emmanuel Dame of the PDP got the victory for Ardo Kola state constituency with 12,138 votes over Alhaji Sanusi Janbawaile of the APC who got 11,047 votes.


- The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Sunday morning declared former Senate President, David Mark winner of the Saturday Benue South Senatorial District re-run election. The ex-senate president won with a total of 84, 192 while his main contender, Daniel Onjeh polled 71, 621 votes.


- The NNPC has notified the public to disregard any invitation on recruitment exercise.This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Ohi Alegbe, the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, on Sunday in Abuja. Alegbe in the statement cautioned the public to beware of fraudsters who are sending letters to unsuspecting individuals inviting them for “the second process of recruitment.”


- Report has it that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered the sum of N381m from Mrs. Omolara Amosu, wife of the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu. The report claims that the money was recovered in three tranches of N180m, N101m and N100m.
- The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has directed MultiChoice Nigeria Limited, provider of Digital Satellite Broadcast Television (DStv) service to compensate and provide toll-free lines to its subscribers. This order is contained in a statement issued by the CPC Deputy Director of Public Relations, Mr Abiodun Obimuyiwa, on Sunday in Abuja. With the new order, DSTV is to suspend its service when consumers are away; release free-to-air channels even when subscription had expired and compensate consumers for lost viewing time.



- President Muhammadu Buhari will today travel to Saudi Arabia and Qatar to discuss with both countries on how to stabilize oil prices. This is even as Nigeria, Sunday, agreed to freeze the country’s crude oil production at 2.2 million barrels per day this month, same as the level recorded in January, in its effort to address the declining price of crude oil in the international market.



-The Nigerian military has said it is yet to confirm the arrest of a Boko Haram Kingpin who had been acting as Abubakar Shekau in some videos. The military said it cannot confirm whether the suspect is Shekau’s impostor until investigation is concluded on the identities of all arrested suspects.
- Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that corrupt people are everywhere in the country. This, he said include the social, economic, political and religious spheres of the country. He alleged that the said people were united in corruption and would protect the identity of one another. He made this statement at the annual dinner of Apostles in the Market Place in Abuja.


- Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has advised the Federal Government to devalue the Naira. He said that With the gap between the official rate of N199 and open market rate of over N400 to one dollar, Naira has already been devalued, urging Buhari to stop deceiving himself and the rest Nigerians over his Forex Policy.




-. Twelve aggrieved oil producing communities in Bayelsa State have threatened to shut down operations of Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, over the company’s handling of its relationship with the host communities. This was contained in a communique signed after a meeting attended by all the Community Development Committee, CDC, Chairmen and other stakeholders of the EA field host communities.
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ENTERTAINMENT


*32 Make Most Influential People In Nollywood - Leadership

*A Megabus Just Burst Into Flames With a New York Times Travel Journalist Aboard - Gawker

*THE BEST DRESSED MEN IN NIGERIA ACCORDING TO ITALIAN VOGUE- Vanguard

*2014 Sexiest Woman Alive, Penelope Cruz admits she also suffers from anxiety - Pulse

*Stephanie Okereke shares cute pic of her husband and son - IG

*AP EXCLUSIVE: Damning study finds a 'whitewashed' Hollywood - Associated Press

*Reno Omokri Commissions Orphanage

*Beyonc Wore Pink Barbie Heels To A Basketball Game And It Was Everything - Huffington Post

*British model Kate Moss suffers leg injury on Swiss ski slopes - People

*Bukky Wright: Actress's son secretly admires Yemi Alade - Pulse

*Charly Boy's daughter shows off massive cleavage in new IG photos

*Taylor Swift Shows Her  Support for Kesha With $250,000 Donation~E

*Terrence Howard and Robert  Downey Jr. ''All Good'' at Pal's Wedding~E

*Ne-Yo and Crystal Renay's  Wedding Day Looks Revealed~E

*Destiny’s Child Reunite for  Kelly Rowland's Birthday  Bash~E

*Demi Lovato Is Fired Up  About Women Empowerment~E

*Leonardo DiCaprio Parties in  London and Leaves Club With 3 Women~E

*Did Bernie Sanders Supporters Chant "English Only" at Dolores Huerta - Gawker

*DJ Obi: Ace DJ signs deal with TAG Heuer - Pulse

*Floyd Mayweather's British 19 year old girlfriend says she's living the dream

*Former WWE Star Calls Manny Pacquiao 'F***ing Idiot' For Anti-Gay Rhetoric - Huffington Post


*I Will Bring Back The New Masquerade ' Chief Zebrudaya - Leadership

*2 Mob Wives Stars Urged Not to Attend Big Ang's Funeral~E

*Taylor Swift Is a Maid of  Honor and Looks as Lovely as the Bride~E

*Hayley Williams & Chad  Gilbert Are Married: See  Wedding Photos~E

*Rob Thomas Apologizes After Making ''Racist'' Joke During  Concert~E

*BeyoncĂ© Steps Up Her Shoe  Game for NBA Game Date  With Jay Z~E



14 comments:

Loveme Jeje said...

Yes oo. Happy about this condition given to DSTV. Their own is just too much. They should do the needful. we are now in the era of CHANGE

Loveme Jeje said...

Yes oo. Happy about this condition given to DSTV. Their own is just too much. They should do the needful. we are now in the era of CHANGE

White Diamond said...

What New Masquerade?

I don't think anyone will be interested in that again jor

#WhiteDiamondOut

White Diamond said...

Wait, so if someone buys the lock of hair for such an outrageous price, what will they do with it?

Frame it?

Lol.

#WhiteDiamondOut

White Diamond said...

Lmao @ the Naira has already been devalued.

Mr Fayose the fearless!!!


#WhiteDiamondOut

White Diamond said...

First time I'm reading about Osibanjo making a statement.

But then, what he said is not news to us.

He should tell us something we don't know.

#WhiteDiamondOut

EESAH (SDK YEYEBRITY) said...

That is so 1926

EESAH (SDK YEYEBRITY) said...

Nope. Not fearless. He's just stupid and arrogant

EESAH (SDK YEYEBRITY) said...

So one can now get prison sentence for writing sexually explicit contents?

EESAH (SDK YEYEBRITY) said...

Well done. That's how women shld do. They are to support each other and not tryna tear each others down like they do

EESAH (SDK YEYEBRITY) said...

Destinys child reunite, Destinys Child reunite, how many times will they reunite?

xhlrted p said...

Congrats Oga David Mark

DSTV .... Gbagam! About time

Happy birthday Kelly Rowland. Love you plenty

The Return of the New Masquerade?
#mixedfeelings



Good morning blog family

natt nathaniel said...

End time dstv

pax dimond said...

is ok.

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