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INTERVIEW: I believe In The Nigeria Dream –Engr, Echendu.

Having made huge inroads in the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry, through the provision of logistics and other services to the industry, UK trained Nigerian/British Engr, Echendu. in this special interview with HERALDNEWSMAGAZINE opens up on his upcoming Nigeria office and plans for Nigerian market..

Your Nigerian office in Port Harcourt will be opening in the coming months and Nigerians are excited that one of their own is returning home to boost the economy. Can you please shed more light into what Echendu Oli and Gas is into generally?

Our plan is to open up the Nigerian market by first of all starting off our Port Harcourt office and being able to build our warehouses and workshop, that is what we have in mind. But talking about oil and gas for now; our major work actually, we are into oil drilling, both onshore and offshore. We also supply oil drilling tools to many oil and gas companies. We are into different oil and gas services and I can assure you that Echendu Oil and Gas …

Katy Perry breaks Twitter record, becomes the first person to reach 100 million followers

American singer, Katy Perry has now become the first person to reach 100 million followers on Twitter and it's a big accomplishment and also a good timing for the singer who is promoting her new album, "Witness."

For Perry, Twitter has been one of her main forms of communication with her fans.
She's sparked some major conversations on the social media platform, including one about her much discussed 2015 Super Bowl Halftime performance in which #LeftShark became a worldwide trending topic after one of her backup dancers, dressed as a shark, appeared to be out of step.

Barbaric! See what a woman allegedly did to her husband's girlfriend in Cross River (graphic photos)

The incident reportedly happened in Iso Bendegbe, Boki local government Area of Cross River State. The lady who shared it wrote;

    Still can't believe it happened in ISO Bendeghe, my very own community hmmmmmm all bcus of a man, for those who love sleeping with people's husband be warned, hahaha women are not smiling again, If u no get husband get urself a boyfriend even if it means paying the bills,but pleaseoooo Na the girl deserves this or na the Man? Bcus the Man is the dog here.... Ooooh poor girl pkeple...."

Girl is murdered by her female cousin over a man they are both romantically interested in

A 22-year-old woman from New Orleans is dead after she was murdered and it turns out her cousin is the person responsible for her death. Brittany Seymour and the suspect Dannisha Green are blood cousins but they became embroiled in a long-simmering feud because of Brittany's ex-boyfriend.

Brittany’s sister, Bria Seymour,  said she had gone to a club with the deceased, unaware that their cousin will be there. At about 1 a.m. on Thursday, Brittany, her sister and her friend left the club but outside, an argument broke out between Brittany and Daniisha.
 The ladies were surrounded by Dannisha's friends and onlookers. All of a sudden, Dannisha stabbed Brittany.

“We were getting ready to leave and somehow those two got to each other and started fighting,” Bria Seymour said to “And in the midst of it my sister was stabbed two times.”
The cousin, Dannisha Green will be charged with murder.

Photos: Rivers state PDP chieftain, Tubotamuno Dick, survives assassination attempt

PDP chieftain in Rivers state, Tubotamuno Dick and his friend, Tomi Alalibo, survived an assassination attempt on their lives few days ago. According to the spouse of Mr Dick, they were on their way to Eagle Island when they were attacked by gunmen believed to be assassins. They are both in a hospital battling for their lives as they are said to be in critical conditions.

Wife of the PDP chieftain, Somina Evans, shared some photos on Facebook today as she called for prayers for the survival of both men.
  "Pal's pls help me pray for d survival of my hubby Barr Tubotamuno Dick,who was attacked alongside with his friend few days ago on his way to Eagle Island, to drop his friend Mr Tomi Alalibo by an unknown gunmen.The attack was more like an assassination attempt rather than a robbery case as stated earlier.You can go to Ilaobushi police station to see the car,then you will be convinced with my point. And pray for God healings as he struggles btw life n death".

Usher steps out in house slippers, and you won't believe how much it costs

The singer stepped out in NYC wearing that unattractive slippers but guess how much they cost? It's Fendi and it cost $1,450. See an upclose photo.....

Abia State governor sacks all his commissioners, including top officials

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state has dismissed the state executive council, including commissioners and special advisers as well as senior special assistants.

The Permanent Secretary, Government House, Mr. Onyii Wamah, announced the dissolution in a statement posted on the government’s website on Friday night.

According to the permanent secretary, the governor retained his Chief of Staff, Mr. Sunny Nwakodo, Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Obinna Oriaku and Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of the state, Chief Umeh Kalu (SAN).

No reason was given for the dissolution but there are speculations that it was after the commissioners and other officials presented their scorecards at a forum attended by the governor between May 28 and May 29.

The statement also announced the appointment of three special advisers to the governor, including the former Commissioner of Works, Mr. Eziuche Ubani, who was appointed as the Special Adviser on Works and Project Monitoring.

Others were Mr. Em…

Jay Z plans to bail out dads for Father's day, blasts the US criminal justice system in explosive op-ed

Legendary American hip-pop artiste, Jay Z, who recently became the first rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and just became a new dad of twins, has revealed that he would help out fathers who are in jail because they can't afford bail, in celebration of Father’s day which is today.
Jay Z made this known in a powerful op-ed which was first sighted by TIME. In the extensive and explosive piece, the rapper criticized the United State’s criminal justice for wrongful convictions. Read the full Op-ed....

    Seventeen years ago I made a song, "Guilty Until Proven Innocent." I flipped the Latin phrase that is considered the bedrock principle of our criminal justice system, ei incumbit probatio qui dicit (the burden of proof is on the one who declares, not on one who denies). If you're from neighborhoods like the Brooklyn one I grew up in, if you're unable to afford a private attorney, then you can be disappeared into our jail system simply because yo…

Fire guts the Ikeja residence of retired Army General, Oladipo Diya

On Saturday, June 17, 2017 emergency officials from Lagos state fire service battled hard to put out a serious fire that engulfed the Lagos home of former Chief of General Staff during the Sanni Abacha regime, Gen. Oladipo Diya (Rtd).

The cause of the sudden fire at the house located on Adekunle Fajuyi road, GRA, Ikeja Lagos is yet to be unraveled, but the timely intervention of the emergency officials saved the house being entirely razed and so far no casualty has been reported.

Amber Rose Has Been Celibate Since January 2017

Hard to believe but the 33-year-old model revealed on Instagram on Thursday that she hasn't slept with anyone in 2017.

She posted  "When the world thinks you have Orgies all day and mad dudes because ur sexually confident and body positive but really you're a full-time mom/ businesswoman and literally have no time for penis 😩🤷🏼‍♀️😔,"

Rose captioned a meme​ that read, "When it's six months into 2017 and you still haven't been f**ked yet." "#hoeislife tho 😒🙄😤."

EvansGATE -IGP Orders Immediate Promotion Of Policemen Who Arrested The Notorious Kidnapper

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has approved the special promotion of policemen who participated in the arrest of Lagos most wanted kidnapper, Duneme Onwuamadike otherwise known as Evans.

 Evans, who is believed to be the richest kidnaper in Nigeria was arrested in Lagos on Saturday, June 10 by policemen while he was on his way out of the country by the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), lead by ACP Abba Kyari.

The IGP, who has been receiving encomiums from the Presidency for the arrest decided to motivate his men to do more exploits.

It was gathered that 35 operatives from the IRT, 11 from the Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU) and one person from the IGP monitoring section, were involved in the elevation.

In a memo signed by the Commissioner of Police in charge of welfare, Posi Ajunwa, 29 sergeants were promoted to rank of Inspector, while three Corporals were promoted to the rank of Sergeant with effect from June 16, 2017.
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Janet Jackson And Estranged Hubby Al Mana Meet In Court...

Janet Jackson looked to be in high spirits on Friday as she left a London courthouse amid her divorce from Wissam Al Mana.

The 51-year-old singer was accompanied by brother Randy   to the hearing.

Meanwhile, Al Mana, 42, ducked out of a side entrance of the building just after the proceedings. The legendary singer and the Qatari businessman split shortly after welcoming their 3-month-old son, Eissa, multiple sources previously confirmed

However, there seems to be no bad blood between the new parents — Al Mana even referred to Jackson as “the most beautiful person in the world” after news of the split broke.

“Janet really trusts Wissam and he trusts her,” a Jackson family friend told PEOPLE exclusively. “She and Wissam are working together to co-parent. They have a strong friendship. There is no fighting between them.”

FG To Enforce N50,000 Fine For Public Smoking

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Health, has launched a campaign to ban smoking in public places including motor parks, shopping malls and health care centres.

In a communiqué, the ministry said according to Section 9 of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act 2015, once convicted, offenders are liable to a fine of at least N50, 000 and/or six months’ imprisonment.

Tagged the Clean Air Campaign, the ministry said the law would henceforth be taken seriously in a bid to protect and promote the citizens’ right to health, life, physical integrity and safety.

To carry out the campaign successfully, the ministry also said it was being supported by the Cancer Society of Nigeria, World Health Organisation, ONE Campaign, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, Civil Society Organisations and the Tobacco Free Kids based in Washington DC, United States.

The communiqué read, “The World Health Organisation estimates that worldwide, second-hand tobacco smoke is currently responsible for the deaths …

FG Signs N4.34bn MOU With Dangote For Rebuilding Of Apapa Wharf Road

Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dangote Group and other stakeholders for the reconstruction of Apapa wharf road in Lagos.

NAN reports that by the signing of the N4.34 billion MoU, the site has been handed over to Dangote and other stakeholders to commence reconstruction of the road.

Speaking at the signing of the MoU in Lagos on Saturday, Fashola noted that it was difficult to move cargo due to the gridlock caused by the bad state of the road.

He explained that the decision of the transporters to use the road instead of rail for haulage increased gridlock, caused degeneration as well as well as hardship to residents of Apapa.

“As a result of all these unsavory practices, we have reached a point of near total gridlock, it is difficult to move cargo in or out, difficult for residents to get home and this must stop,” the minister said.

“We have finished with the design, we now have a Bill of Quantity and the cost of…

Photo Of Rich Kidnapper Evans' Wife & Children Crying

The mother of Evans' 5 children said Nigerians should forgive her husband, that she didn't know he was a criminal, she didn't know he had many girlfriends, he doesn't give her money that much, he lied that the house in Magodo belongs to someone and he owed rents, pending when he would finish his own house.

She admitted that he sent N20Million to Ghana but it was for rent and furnishing of the house they are staying.

She said a lot while crying and begging. She said government should sell all her husband's properties and give the money to his victims. She also claimed her husband could be under a spell from his father's wife.

- In all, people should be very careful. One wrong step can sink a person deep.

5 Foods Nursing Mothers Must Avoid

You spent the last nine months streamlining what you eat and drink in order to ensure that what you put in your stomach does not affect your baby's development. Now that you are nursing your baby, you still have to be careful of what you eat.

It is, therefore, essential that mothers maintain regular meals when breastfeeding to acquire important nutrients and also to increase their breast milk. Regardless, Jumia Travel shares some foods women should avoid while breastfeeding.

You don’t need to abandon fish completely, but you need to be selective about what types of seafood you eat. Some fishes can be high in mercury, which can find its way into your milk supply. So, before you eat any fish especially the packaged ones, ensure it does not have mercury.

Alcohol can get into your breast milk and can negatively affect your child. It is advisable to avoid it but if you have to drink, it will take 1-2 hours for it to dissolve. That means you have to wait for that number of ho…