Thursday, 17 August 2017

44 minors rescued from human traffickers in Kaduna


FRSC officials have nabbed a Fiat Bus Vehicle, popularly known as J5, discovered to be stacked with 44 minors and two adults who were suspected to be child traffickers.

Paedophile who raped 4-year old gunned down and hung in Yemen


Mother of a four-year-old girl who was raped and murdered has told of the profound joy she felt  at the execution of her daughter's killer by machine gun.

Safaa al-Matari's parents said justice had been done as the little girl's father spoke of his 'happiness' that the murderer had been punished in 'spectacular way'.

Raped 10-year-old Indian girl, denied abortion, delivers baby


A 10-year-old rape victim whose plea for an abortion was rejected by India’s Supreme Court has given birth to a baby girl, a doctor said Thursday.
The girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was raped several times allegedly by an uncle who has since been arrested.
Last month her parents asked the country’s top court to allow her to have a late-term abortion but the request was turned down.

Six Lagos Airport Baggage Handlers Arrested For Attempted Cocaine Smuggling At Lagos Airport


Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA0 have arrested at least six warehouse and tarmac staff of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Plc for their involvement in drug trafficking.
SaharaReporters gathered that the arrested staff had attempted to export substances believed to be cocaine out of the country through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.

UNILAG final year student arrested for ‘rape’


Oluwaseyi Anyiam, a 400 level student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), has been arrested for allegedly defiling a female colleague.
Anyiam, 22, who pleaded not guilty to a charge of sexual assault, is studying actuarial sciences.
Simeon Imhonwa, prosecutor, revealed that the accused committed the offence at Alaogomeji area of Ebute-Meta, Lagos on August 3 around 2pm.

Brigitte Macron says will take on informal role as first lady


Brigitte Macron, the wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, said she will adopt the role of first lady, but only in an informal capacity after opposition to plans to give her an official status.

Speaking to Elle magazine in her first interview since her husband’s election in May, the 64-year-old former school teacher also joked about the young leader’s age — 25 years less than her — and spoke glowingly of their marriage.

Psychiatrists are being consulted over Donald Trump’s mental state


Members of Congress are seeking professional help to assess Donald Trump’s mental well-being.

Three Democratic members of Congress have requested a psychiatrist at the Yale School of Medicine to consult with them and create an expert panel to review the mental health of the 45th president of the United States.

English FA denies Onazi work permit to join Birmingham


Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Ogazi has been denied a work permit to sign for Birmingham City by the English Football Association.
According to a BBC report, Onazi had sealed a transfer from Trabzonspor to Birmingham, but the rejection of his application has now hindered the move.

Boko Haram: Army kills 10 insurgents recovers 52 cows


The Nigerian Army on Thursday said that it killed 10 Boko Haram insurgents in a clearance operations in Marte Local Government Area of  Borno.

A statement issued in Maiduguri  by Col. Timothy Atigha, the spokesman  of the 8 Task Force Division, said the troops also recovered bicycles and cows from the insurgents.

It Wasn’t Me… Top Businessman, Tunde Ayeni, Denies Any Link With Ooni Of Ife’s Troubled Wife, Olori Wuraola


Except on very rare occasions, it is hard to see money men, especially those whose depth of wealth is literally immeasurable like Dr. Tunde Ayeni, multi billionaire businessman and philanthropist, get angry.
However, that flipside of billionaires which decades of romancewith the valuable lucre has helped to temper may flip over in the easy-going Dr. Ayeni if mischief makers don’t stop linking him with  Olori Wuraola, the troubled wife of Ooni of Ife . And the outpour, you can guess, would not be too palatable.

15 year old girl goes missing in Calabar


A 15-year-old girl identified as Doris Ogette Obo-Bassey Ekpo,has been declared missing in Calabar. The teenage girl left home on 12th of August and hasn’t been seen since.Any information on her whereabouts should be forwarded to the nearest police station.

I don't bleach my skin, I only lighten it -South African actress Khanyi Mbau


South African media personality and actress ,Khanyi Mbau has once again,addressed bleaching reports

According to her, she did not bleach,but only lightened her skin.Taking to South African live video streaming service VOOV Khanyi said:

Girl, 4, raped by her brother, 12, who had large amount of porn on his phone


A schoolboy who raped his sister during games of hide and seek bribed her with Skittles and had large amounts of porn on his mobile phone, a court has heard.

The 12-year-old boy is said to have repeatedly raped the girl, who was four at the time.

She eventually told her mother while having a bath and the boy, now 13, has admitted raping and sexually touching his sister.

100 days abroad and still posing for pictures-Fani Kayode writes


President Muhammadu Buhari has been away from our shores for over 100 days in a stretch treating an undisclosed and mysterious illness in far-away London.

Since May 29th 2015 when he was sworn into office as President he has spent 350 of his over 740 days in power abroad treating the same strange ailment.

Those that demand that he should “resume or resign” are being attacked and brutalised by security forces and agents of the state.

Soothsayer impregnates married woman, kills baby


A soothsayer Sule Abubakar and a married woman Fatsima Garba from Gyaza village of Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State have been arrested by police for conniving and killing a baby they gave birth to.
Fatsima was said to have contacted Abubakar to help her pray for the safe return of her ‘missing’ husband, who eventually returned home after a while. 

Pls, Stop The Rumour… “I Am Not The Dapo Abiodun That Is Close To The Ooni Of Ife’s Wife; It Is Just A Similarity In Names,” Billionaire Oil Mogul Dapo Abiodun declares


Easygoing man of means and boss of Heyden Petroleum, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has refuted strongly, innuendoes and inferences linking him with a romantic liaison with Olori Wuraola, the estranged wife of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi.
Yesterday, The Capitalng exclusively broke the news of the crash of the hurriedly-contracted marriage bordering on allegations of lack of love and commitment among others. Since the news hit blogosphere, several other ‘exclusives’ have emerged, conjuring different scenarios and adducing reasons for the cause of the crash of the one-year-old union.

Soaring rents keep Abuja highbrow houses vacant


The number of empty property in Abuja especially in the high brow areas is on the increase as a result of the present state of the country’s economy.
Daily Trust investigation shows that high brow areas  that house the nation’s big wigs such  as Asokoro, Maitama, Wuse II and Jabi district have a high number of unoccupied  houses.

Police officers, judges most corrupt in Nigeria – NBS


Police officers, judges and prosecutors are the most corrupt public officials in Nigeria, the National Bureau of Statistics said in its latest report released yesterday.
The damning report came the same day the United Nations Office for Drug and Crimes (UNODC) released its own corruption report that said Nigeria spent N400bn annually on bribes to public officials.

Engagement ring missing for more than a decade turns up on garden carrot


 A woman who was resigned to never seeing her beautiful engagement ring ever again - and had bought a smaller one as a replacement - was shocked when her daughter-in-law found it on a carrot.

The family had harvested some carrots from their farm in Alberta, Canada, for dinner, and one had grown around the engagement ring, which was then pulled from the ground.

15 teens gang rape donkey, get infected with rabies


Fifteen minors who sexually assaulted a donkey in the small rural town of Sidi Kamel , Morroco,have been treated for rabies infections received from the animal.

The sexually frustrated children and teenagers stayed at the Mechraa Belksiri Hospital for one week to receive rabies vaccinations after the animal transmitted the disease to them, explained Moroccan daily Al Akhbar.

Herbalist, concubine kill, dump baby’s corpse in latrine


The Katsina State Police Command has arrested an herbalist, Abubakar Saleh, for allegedly strangling a newborn baby and dumping its corpse in a latrine.

Also detained was the mother of the baby, Fatima Garba, who was Saleh’s concubine.

The spokesman for the command, DSP Gambo Isah, said the incident happened in Gyaza village, in the Kafur Local Government Area of the state.

Sex starved woman drags parents to court


A 20- year-old Zimbabwean woman has dragged her parents to court for barring her from staying with her husband.
According to her, her parents were infringing on her right to have sex with her husband.

Attack on EFCC may be related to CBN forex investigation


The attack on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have some connection to a complex investigation into the Central Bank of Nigeria’s foreign exchange dealings.
Recall yesterday, several masked assailants attacked the EFCC complex in Abuja, riddling the premises and properties with bullet holes. According to Wilson Uwujare, the public relations head at EFCC, the assailants left a warning to Ishaku Saru.

‘Why I don’t live flamboyant lifestyle’ – Alex Iwobi


Arsenal Nigerian forward Alex Iwobi has revealed why he isn’t living a flamboyant lifestyle unlike other footballers.
Iwobi, who admitted he earns very well at Arsenal, says his uncle Austin Okocha and his parents helped him stay grounded despite the hype surrounding him after a remarkable 18 months with Arsenal and Nigeria.

Ooni of Ife's 'wife' Olori Wuraola Reacts To Rumours Of Marriage Crisis


Following reports her marriage to the Ooni of Ife has crashed over alleged infidelity on her part , Olori Wuraola has reacted in a statement by her press secretary, Abraham Adedeji.The statement reads: