Saturday, 30 July 2016

Nigeria Will Handle Turkish Request With Diplomacy – Minister

The Nigerian government has said that the request by the Turkish government for the closure of 17 schools and hospitals owned by some Turkish businessmen in Nigeria would be handled diplomatically.
It stated that the government would evaluate the request and handle it accordingly.

Restaurant owner is forced to eat cockroach found in customer's food

A customer who ordered fried noodles from a restaurant in Changsha, Hunan province, China on July 25th, forced the restaurant's owner to eat a cockroach he said he found in his food. 

After the customer found the supposed cockroach, he told the restaurant owner to either eat the cockroach or pay him 5,000 yuan (£569). 

Switzerland set to repatriate $321m Abacha loot

Nigeria and Switzerland on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the repatriation of $321 million stashed in the European nation’s banks by the late maximum ruler, Gen. Sani Abacha.

Tunde Bakare slams northerners opposing restructuring

Tunde Bakare, the General Overseer of Latter Rain Assembly and former running mate of President Muhammadu Buhari has slammed the northern elders who are opposed to the call for the restructuring of Nigeria.
Speaking in Ibadan on Friday, the clergy man declared that the call for the restructuring of Nigeria is a call for true federalism.

Dele Momodu: 21 Years Ago, I Became An Exile

Fellow Africans, exactly twenty-one years ago, on July 25, 1995, I set forth at dawn. My destination was exile. I needed to dialogue with my feet and escape in a jiffy from my dear beloved country without any prior notice. Nigeria was under a most brutal and brutish military dictatorship. Once you were considered a dissident, you were a target for incarceration or extermination. I still don’t know how my name crawled into the evil register but I was accused of knowing about a pirate radio station, first known as Freedom Radio and later changed to Radio Kudirat. But it was all a cook-up. The long and short of it was that I needed to travel speedily and navigate through the forests of a thousand daemons.

Photos: Brazilian drug lord served his time in a 'VIP cell' that had a library, plasma TV, three rooms and an en suite bathroom

A Brazilian drug lord serving an eight-year prison sentence was seeing out his time behind bars in a 'VIP cell'

A Brazilian drug lord serving an eight-year prison sentence, spent his time behind bars in a 'VIP cell' - complete with a plasma television, a kitchen, wardrobes, conference room, air conditioning, tiled walls, furniture, and library - complete with a DVD collection that included all episodes of a television show about Pablo Escobar. 

Jarvis Chimenes Pavao, one of South America's deadliest and most feared drug lords was sentenced to 8 years in prison after being found guilty of money laundering charges and was locked up in Tacumb prison in Asuncion, Paraguay, where he lived a life of luxury. See more photos after the cut...

Photos of two Nigerian children crying after their mother died in the Mediterranean on their way to Europe

Two Nigerian siblings, 11 and 10 are pictured crying after their mother died in the Mediterranean on their way to Europe. The two children were among 150 migrants rescued from their overcrowded rubber boat off the coast of Libya while trying to cross the Mediterranean ocean into Italy by a Spanish NGO’s boat. More photos after the cut...

Mary J. Blige releases a statement addressing her divorce

“Ms. Blige is saddened to say [that] it is true that she has filed for divorce, saying sometimes things don't work how we hoped they would... but, there is a divine plan and a reason for everything. Mary will continue writing and working on her album, which is due out later this year along with her world tour. She thanks and appreciates her fans for their support and love through this very difficult emotional time.”

Photo: 18 year old man convicted for stabbing Nigerian man to death in the UK

18 year old Kaleb Amponsah (left), has been found guilty of the stabbing to death, 27 year old Ade Afariogun (right) which took place on January 29th this year. On the day of the incident, Ade was in Plaistow Park with three female friends when they noticed Amponsah ride his bike past them on several occasions and staring aggressively at them.

As Ade was leaving the park, Amponsah confronted and started an argument with him. A scuffle ensued during which the two exchanged punches.

Photos: US govt donates six laptops to EFCC

The United States Government, today donated six Laptop computers to the EFCC during a courtesy visit to the Commission's Headquarters in Abuja. The Director, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, USA, Roselyn Wiase, who led the six man delegation urged the Commission to continue in its vigorous fight against Corruption. 

The Fajuyi Spirit - By Femi Fani-Kayode

Fifty years ago today, on July 29th 1966, a man by the name of Lt. Col. Francis Adekunle Fajuyi gave his life in defence of our country and the then Head of State, General Johnson Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi. His killers were a group of northern army officers who participated in the so-called northern "revenge coup" of July 29th 1966. No less than 300 Igbo army officers were slaughtered that night together with a handful of yoruba soldiers, including Fajuyi.

Photos: Indian man who 'died' from snake bite wakes up seconds before cremation and dies again

A 23 year old Indian man simply identified as Sandeep, who was presumed dead after being bitten by a snake rose up from the dead at his own funeral, just as his body was about to be cremated.
Sandeep, was bitten by a snake while collecting wood from the forest far from his village. When he got back to his village in the Raisen district of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, he told his family that he had been bitten by a snake.

Okorocha to cut civil servants’ salaries, proposes 3 work days per week


Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says he is considering reducing the number of work days in the state from five to three, to enable the government cut salaries.
Okorocha said this while briefing journalists on the state of affairs in Imo at his residence in Owerri on Friday.
He said the reduction of work days would enable workers to attend to other activities that would generate money to supplement their monthly salaries to take care of their families.

Alex Ferguson gives thumbs up to Pogba deal


Former Manchester United boss, Sir Alex Ferguson, has given the green light for Paul Pogba’s £100million transfer, after meeting with Jose Mourinho at the club’s training ground.
Ferguson, who retired as manager three years ago, also used the opportunity to mingle with the current crop of players.

Photo: Man Cuts Off Wife’s Hand Over Infidelity In Abia


Allegations of infidelity have reportedly prompted a man identified as Jacob Nwachukwu to cut off his wife’s left hand at Abala in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State.
According to reports, the victim, Nwadiokeonu Nwachukwu, is currently receiving treatment at a local hospital in Aba.

Thursday, 28 July 2016

Russian woman, 22, is BEHEADED on first date by a man she met on a dating website


A Russian woman seeking love on the internet was beheaded on her first date with a new man she met online.

Kristina Medvedeva, a shop assistant in the Russian city of Ekaterinburg, described her relationship status as ‘actively searching’ on one social media site.
The 22-year-old was known to be active on at least one dating website, but police have not said if they have been able to track the man she was with from her internet history.

Her badly mutilated body was found on the shore of a lake close to a residential area called Michurinsky on the outskirts of Ekaterinburg, Russia’s fourth city.

Source claims £112m Paul Pogba to Man Utd is done deal

A top Juventus source said last night: “A deal with United is done.”
The overall fee United will pay to land manager Jose Mourinho’s No 1 summer target is £112million.

The club have agreed to give Juve £92m to buy back the France star, 23, who left Old Trafford for just £800,000 four years ago.

Photos: Woman caught on CCTV dumping her baby just two hours after giving birth

A 20-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly dumping her two-hour-old newborn baby inside a plastic bag and running away.  She abandoned her baby in a pink plastic bag that was later spotted by shocked locals in Wangjiaoqiao village, south-west China. The child whose gender was not revealed, was rushed to hospital by police for emergency treatment but did not survive.

Boko Haram ambushes United Nations officials, soldiers in Borno


Officials of the United Nations were among those injured on Thursday in northeast Nigeria as Boko Haram terrorists ambushed their vehicles as they from Bama where they had gone to offer relief services to displaced persons, officials said.
The convoy was attacked despite being escorted by armed soldiers.

Photos: Woman who pretended to be disabled almost lynched in Kenya after she was caught stealing

A woman faking to be disabled was almost lynched by an angry mob on Tuesday, after she was caught red handed with a screw stealing side mirror along Koinange street, Kenya. More photos after the cut..

Chaos as Father and Son are Killed in Benue State

A father and his son in Makurdi, the Benue State capital have been murdered  by a suspected cult group.

The sad event occurred on Thursday.

According to The Punch, it was gathered that the father ASP Daniel Akogwu (retired) was killed alongside his son by a cult group.

Read How a 19-year-old Boy Raped 35-year-old Woman on the Way from a Farm

John Julius, a 19-year-old man, has landed in hot trouble for allegedly r*ping a 35-year-old woman.

He was remanded in prison custody by an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the Prosecutor, Insp. Bayo Ajiboye, had told the court that the accused allegedly committed the offence on July 12 at Efon Alaaye-Ekiti.

Pastor Caught After Having Sex with Married Women Looking for a Child

A randy pastor in the habit of sexually abusing several childless married women in Lira District in the name of making them “fertile” was on Tuesday arrested following complaints from church members and the public.

Daily Monitor reports that the suspect is also accused of extorting money from the public under the disguise of giving them “blessings”.

Dangote Drops Off List Of World’s 100 Richest Men

Following the crash of the naira, Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote group, has dropped off the list of the 100 richest people in the world.Dangote was the 51st richest man in the world as at March 2016, but he had dropped to 101 as at the start of business on Monday.
Dangote, who owns the second largest sugar-refinery in the world, remains richer than Donald Trump, American billionaire presidential candidate, and Oprah Winfrey, US TV personality, who dubs as the second richest black woman in the world.

Photos & Video: Pope Francis Falls In Poland During Mass

The head of Catholic churches worldwide, Pope Francis was walking towards the alter in Poland, when he took a huge tumble and fell on the ground. Pope Francis was arriving to celebrate a mass at the Southern Black Madonna shrine of Częstochowa to mark the 1,050th anniversary of the Baptism of Poland.

Justin Bieber Turns Down Movie Role Over Gay Sex Scene

The 22-year-old singer reportedly turned down a role in the movie, “Uber Girl,” because of a gay sex scene he is supposed to be involved in. Bieber was offered the role of a pop star in the movie treatment making the rounds in Hollywood, he turned it down, hoping for a major rewrite. Co-writer of the movie, Peter O’Neil tells New York Post:

Arsenal begin transfer talks with Valencia over Shkodran Mustafi

Arsenal begin transfer talks with Valencia over Shkodran Mustafi [Sky Germany]

Arsenal have opened talks with Valencia over the Spanish club’s star defender Shkodran Mustafi, Sky Germany report. Despite the club’s chief executive, Ivan Gazidis, saying that they wouldn’t be spending big money, they look set to make another major signing.

Mary J Blige Files For Divorce From Husband After 12 Years Of Marriage

Mary J. Blige has filed for divorce from her manager husband Kendu Isaacs after 12 years of marriage, reports confirms. 

According to court documents filed on Tuesday, Blige cited irreconcilable differences as grounds for divorce and has asked to terminate the court's ability to award spousal support to Isaacs. 

No one can prove I stole Rivers State money – Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has denied allegations that he embezzled money meant for the development of Rivers state when he was governor. Amaechi said this while speaking at a stakeholders’ forum on corruption organised by the Federal Ministry of Justice in Abuja today July 28th. 

“If you had followed the Rivers State government when I was governor, we were the first state to introduce the Public Procurement Law in the country. The state cabinet used to call the Director General of Public Procurement in the state as an alternative governor, that they wanted an amendment to that law. The reason they wanted amendment is that he (DG) refused to increase the threshold to one hundred million naira, per ministry, instead he reduced it to 10 million naira.

Melania Trump’s website deleted after degree questions

Just over a week after she blazed into controversy for plagiarizing Michelle Obama, the website of Donald Trump’s third wife Melania mysteriously vanished following questions about her university education.
“The website in question was created in 2012 and has been removed because it does not accurately reflect my current business and professional interests,” the mother of one tweeted Thursday.

Video: Billionaire Bloomberg Demolishes Trump's Business Record

Fmr Sokoto Governor hands over N30m cash to traders who lost their shops in the state's old market fire

Former Sokoto state Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa reportedly promised to give 30 million naira to sympathize with traders who lost their shops, goods and properties in the serious fire outbreak in Sokoto's old market on July 24. According to Hausa media outlet, Rariya, he has fulfilled that promise. Sokoto state PDP Chairman, Ibrahim Milgoma, represented the former governor and disbursed the cash. More photos after the cut....

Traditional ruler threatens to sue Melaye over his verbal attack on Oluremi Tinubu

A traditional ruler in Oyo state, the Atapa of Itapa Ijesa, Dr. Olapade Agoro, has threatened to file a lawsuit against Senator Dino Melaye over his verbal attack on Senator Remi Tinubu during the senate plenary early this month. Speaking to the Nation at his palace yesterday, Agoro who is a politician and religious leader said

Nigerian man who posed as a UN officer arrested in Malaysia for 'black money' scam

A Nigerian man who operates a 'black money" was arrested in a hotel in Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Friday, July 22 while impersonating as a United Nations officer.
The 46-year-old man was nabbed by the Wangsa Maju Commercial CID. OCPD Supt Mohamad Roy Suhaimi Sarif said a 35-year-old South Korean man arrived in Malaysia on July 16 on a special assignment from his boss.He was instructed by his superior to meet a "United Nations Director of Operations" who was selling a special liquid for "washing" black-coloured notes said to total US$300mil.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Landlord in trouble for raping 6-yr-old girl in Ogun

Rape victim

A 60-year-old man in Ogun State, Mayegun Alani, has been arrested by the State Police Command for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl who is one of his tenant's daughter, the command has said in a statement.

Alani who owns the house where the girl lives with her parents Mayegun Street, Sango, in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state, was said to have repeatedly raped the little girl after luring her into his room with the promises of giving her biscuits.

Blind prostitute sell sex to raise money for surgery

Kelly, the blind prostitute

A young woman in Zimbabwe who is partially blind, has decided to become a prostitute to raise money for her surgery after her country people failed to respond to her appeals for funds, H-Metro reports.

The lady identified as Kelly, from the Chitungwiza region, said during an interview that she decided to sell herself to raise the US$500 needed for her treatment as no succour came when she made the fund appeal.

Photo: Man burnt to death for stealing 3-month-old baby in Benue

The busy town of Gboko in Benue state was thrown into confusion on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 as mob in the area burnt an unidentified young man.
Pulse exclusively gathered that the young man allegedly stole a three month old baby from a house at Bristow round-about in the aftrenoon.

Video: CAC Church members and pastor fight over money in Lagos.

Video: Linda Ike and Marriage Episode 1, 2 and 3

Her name is Linda Ike, A Nigerian Popular blogger, Hard working women, she owns the most popular blogger in Africa .. In this series she tells her story of success and a good moral advice to the young ladies who follow men around.

Why I sold my child for N300,000 – 18-year old girl in Enugu

child seller

The Enugu State Police Command, Tuesday, confirmed the arrested of an 18-year-old girl, Okike Ezinne from Isu Mbaneze in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State for allegedly selling her one year and six months old baby.
The teenage mother sold her baby identified as little Chisom Raphael for N300,000 (Three hundred thousand naira.)

Househelp sexually assaults 4-year-old girl, blames devil

A house help sexually assaulted a four-year-old girl and said Satan made her commit the offence in Kenya.
Househelp sexually assaults 4-year-old girl, blames devil…see photo
A house help sexually assaulted a four-year-old girl and said Satan made her commit the offence in Kenya.

Photos & Video: Nollywood Actor, Ani Iyoho Suffers Severe Burns On Movie Set

Nollywood actor, Ani Iyoho was badly burnt while playing a fire stunt on the set of a movie directed by Stanlee Ohikhuare. The fire extinguisher on set did not work and Stanlee shocked everyone by continuing filming before the fire was eventually put out.

Retract your allegations against me or face legal action, Dogara tell Jibrin

A statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media & Public Affairs to the Speaker, Mr. Turaki Hassan, disclosed that the demand was contained in a letter written and addressed to Jibrin by counsel to Dogara, Professor Joash Ojo Amupitan (SAN) & Co. It was signed By Professor Joash Amupitan, SAN, who is the Principal Partner of the firm.

Besiktas release statement denying any interest in Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli

Besiktas release statement denying any interest in Liverpools Mario Balotelli

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is struggling to find a suitor since Jurgen Klopp made it clear that he should begin looking for another club.
Turkish league champions Besiktas are looking to replace the departing Mario Gomez and reports had been heavily linking them with a move for Mario Balotelli in recent days.

Carlos Tevez confirms he rejected Chelsea move after Antonio Conte phone call

Carlos Tevez confirms he rejected Chelsea move after Antonio Conte phone call

Speaking on Argentine radio today, Boca Juniors striker Carlos Tevez confirmed he received a phone call from Antonio Conte asking him if he wants to sign for Chelsea.
The 32-year-old former Premier League star was on the losing side in the Copa Libertadores final earlier in July, as Boca were beaten 5-3 on aggregate by Independiente del Valle.

Photo: Bride of the day

Hausa, Yoruba Clash In Lagos, Three Confirmed Dead

A shootout between hoodlums and custom officers attached to the Federal Operations Zone A, Ikeja, of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, at White Sand community in Ijora Badia area of Lagos State has led to the death of three.
According to a resident, Tajudeen Shamsudeen, trouble started when a boy, identified as Ojo was allegedly stabbed to death by Hausa boys on his way home.

Colombian beauty queen Juliana Lopez sentenced to 15 years for drug smuggling

A 23-year-old Colombian model was sentenced to 15 years in prison yesterday and ordered to pay a fine of 20,000 yuan (£2,284) after being caught carrying cocaine in Guangzhou, China.

Juliana Lopez, winner of a Colombian beauty pageant, seemed to have the world at her feet, running a trendy boutique and hosting a television show as well as being a well-known professional football player.
She was allegedly on her way to buy items for her shop on July 18, 2015, when she was discovered at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport with the powder inside a plastic bag, hidden inside her laptop.

Pep Guardiola bans Man City players from eating pizza & banishes overweight players like Nasri from first team

Pep Guardiola, who has succeeded Manuel Pellegrini as manager at Man City following three seasons in charge of Bayern Munich, has imposed a strict fitness regime at Manchester City that includes players being forced to train away from the first-team if they are overweight. Pep has also banned his players from eating pizza and high calorie juices too. 

"Your drones won't stop us" - Niger Delta Avengers threaten to destroy Nigeria’s economy

In a statement released on Tuesday by Niger Delta Avengers spokesperson, Brig. Gen Mudoch Agbinibo, the militants allege that the dialogue being initiated by the Federal government with their group, is nothing but a delay tactic for an impending attack against them. They have now issued a warning to the government, threatening to destroy the country's economy. The statement read:

"The NDA intelligence agency gathered that the said peace talk or dialogue by the federal government is a delay tactic employed by the federal government, to enable their purchased drones that are said to arrive latest end of August from the United State. This whole thing makes us to wonder what kind of country is this? We can all see that President Buhari led government is fraud. They are not serious about any dialogue and made it seems the Niger Delta Avengers are the ones not ready for dialogue.

Gonzalo Higuain becomes third most expensive player of all time


And the news will send reverberations around Italy and Serie A.
Because Gonzalo Higuain, the most prolific marksmen in the league, has completed his eye-watering switch from Napoli to Juventus.

Man Caught Having Sex With a Donkey in Broad Daylight

These photos making the rounds on the internet show a young man engaging in s*x with a donkey.
The young man, still unnamed, was caught in broad daylight having with s*x with the animal and was promptly apprehended.