Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Wizkid’s ‘Come Closer’ earns him Soul Train Awards nomination

Less than 24 hours after being nominated for two Mobo Awards, Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun has earned him a Soul Train Awards nomination.
The Nigerian superstar was nominated in the best dance performance category for his ‘Come Closer’ video.

Liberian runoff vote on November 7 with George Weah facing Joseph Boakai

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Election authorities say Liberia’s presidential runoff will take place Nov. 7.

Henry Flomo, National Elections Commission communications director, said Tuesday that former international soccer superstar George Weah will face Vice President Joseph Boakai in the second round.

South African President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane faces murder trial

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Duduzane Zuma, son of President Jacob Zuma, will face trial soon for culpable homicide, Rights group Afriforum said on Tuesday.

Duduzume would privately be prosecuted over an accident in 2014 where one person was killed.

Fraudsters using my name to blackmail governors, ministers – EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu

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The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, says fraudsters have been using his name to extort money from governors, ministers and national chairmen of leading political parties.

Magu, therefore, warned political office holders to be circumspect lest they fall victim to conmen.

Robert Mugabe’s wife set to become Zimbabwe’s second female vice president

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace is set to become the country’s second female vice president after the ruling Zanu-PF party’s 10 provinces agreed to have an extra-ordinary congress to amend the constitution.

Provincial leaders who spoke to The Herald, said apart from reaffirming Mugabe’s position as the party’s sole presidential candidate in the 2018 elections, they also wanted to have the constitution amended to set aside a vice presidential slot to women.

50 apply for hangman job in Zimbabwe

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At least 50 people want to become Zimbabwe’s hangman, a job that fell vacant over a decade ago, officials said Tuesday, stressing that applicants were “very interested” in the role.

The country, which has an unemployment rate of more than 90 percent by some measures, last executed a prisoner in 2005, after which the serving hangman retired.

Kenya poll commissioner quits, says election cannot be credible

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One of Kenya’s eight election commissioners quit Wednesday in a searing statement accusing her colleagues of political bias and saying an upcoming presidential election cannot be credible.

“The commission in its current state can surely not guarantee a credible election on 26 October 2017. I do not want to be party to such a mockery to electoral integrity,” Roselyn Akombe wrote in the statement from New York.

It’s evil to celebrate corruption – EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu

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Mr Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has called for anti-corruption initiatives at the grassroots level.

Magu made the call on Tuesday while receiving an honorary award of excellence from a delegation of the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) which visited him in Abuja.

Foreign hospitals stealing kidneys – Isaac Adewole

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The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians travelling outside the country for medical attention should be very careful due to the rising cases of illegal organ harvesting by some hospitals

The warning was contained in a letter written by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, and signed by the Director of Hospital Services, Dr. Wapada Balami.

Trump tells widow of soldier killed in Niger : ‘He knew what he signed up for’

President Trump on Tuesday called the family of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed Oct. 4 in Niger.

President Trump told the widow of that the soldier “knew what he signed up for … but when it happens it hurts anyway” during a phone call on Tuesday.

Banker’s Dumped Girlfriend Drives His Mercedes Car Into A Swimming Pool As Revenge (Photos)

A said dumped girlfriend of a banker in the Bahamas reportedly got her revenge by driving his Mercedes car into his swimming pool.

Narrating his ordeal to the New York Post, Guy Gentile said he broke up with Kristina Kuchma, a Russian-born model, during a restaurant dinner after she asked for $50,000 to help start up a marketing business and he said, ‘You know what? You got the wrong guy. If you want a guy who’s going to hand you money for nothing, you got the wrong guy’.

Former "Project Runway" Finalist Knight Is Dead

Former "Project Runway" finalist Mychael Knight has died. He died Tuesday morning in a Georgia hospital.

Knight died after recently checking into the hospital. He was been treatment for intestinal issues when he passed on around 7:30am. While it's still unclear what caused his death, a few months ago Mychael revealed he'd been battling IBS -- irritable bowl syndrome -- and made it clear it was wreaking havoc on his immune system.

Fraudsters using my name to extort money from governors, ministers – Magu

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has raised alarm over the activities of some fraudsters using his name to extort money from governors, Ministers and national chairmen of top political parties in the country.

Exposing how they operate, Magu disclosed that those con men writes invitation letters to political office holders informing them that they were under probe.

Ballon d’Or : Neymar to earn over £2.5m if he beats Ronaldo, Messi

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NEYMAR is reportedly set to pocket over £2.5million every time he wins the Ballon d’Or at Paris Saint-Germain.

That means he could earn an extra 15m euros (£13.32m) from the gong over his five-year deal, according to Le Parisien.

Messi eyes 100th goal against Olympiacos

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Lionel Messi  has made a flying start to the season for club and country, assuming the goalscoring mantle at domestic and international level  culminating in his timely hat-trick for Argentina  to secure the Albiceleste’s ticket to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Another Real Madrid player accused of 5 years tax evasion

Spanish prosecutors have accused Real Madrid’s Brazilian left-back Marcelo of tax fraud totalling nearly half a million euros, a judicial source confirmed on Tuesday.

The tax authorities believe Marcelo hid 490,917 euros ($578,000) earned from his image rights using a network of shell companies outside of Spain.

Newspaper executive dies after falling from Chicago hotel while taking photos

A newspaper executive tragically fell several stories to his death in an apparent accident Monday afternoon in downtown Chicago.

Eric Paul Janssen, who was a vice president for the Sandusky Newspaper Group in Memphis, was reportedly trespassing at the trendy London House Hotel in Chicago during the time of the incident.

Nicki Minaj denies saying she made female rappers mainstream

Nicki Minaj has fired back at reports which claim she takes credit for making female rappers mainstream.

Posting a video of what she actually said,she wrote

Indian Parents Who Has Four Girls KILL Their Neighbor’s daughter As Sacrifice To Give Them A Son(Photos)

An Indian couple desperate for a son after having four daughters allegedy murdered a four-year-old girl, believing her ‘sacrifice’ would bring them a boy.

Satish Singh, 35, and his wife Namita, 30, kidnapped their neighbour’s four-year-old daughter, cut off her arm, leg and ear before slashing her throat.

He shot her three times in the back in front of other shoppers in Thailand

A soldier in Thailand was arrested after allegedly stalking his pregnant wife and shooting her dead in the middle of a supermarket after she asked for a divorce.

Sirinporn Chumboonchu, 40, split from her husband, Pichet, 41, earlier this month after learning that her spouse was having an affair with a mistress.

Uniform men lured us to be killed by herdsmen – Plateau attack survivor

No fewer than 29 persons, mainly women and children, were, killed in an attack by suspected herdsmen in Nkiedonwhro village of Irigwe chiefdom in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. 

Three others sustained various degrees of injuries.

How can you sleep soundly when workers have been unpaid? Buhari blasts govs

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of interventions by the Federal Government.

The President spoke when he received a group of governors led by Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) Chairman Abdul’Aziz Yari at the State House in Abuja.

Why I dumped APC for PDP –Nigerian Senator

A former senator and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Enugu State, Senator Fidelis Okoro has stated that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s virtues informed his return to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

The ex-lawmaker extolled the leadership qualities of the governor which according to him was anchored on peace, good governance and grassroots development.

Ortom Meets PMB, Calls For Arrest Of Miyetti Allah’s Leader

Following threats by the leadership of Miyetti Allah that they would mobilize their members to resist the anti- open grazing law,Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has called on President Muhammadu to call the herdsmen to order.
Speaking to State House Correspondents yesterday after a closed-door meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, he said threats by the Miyetti Allah to make the state ungovernable is unacceptable.

Police nab church elder for allegedly killing wife

Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested Mr. Sunday Uko Akpan for allegedly killing his wife, Mrs. Martha Sunday Uko, aged 35.

Akpan, said to be an elder at the Light of the World Mission Church, Oron Road, Uyo, was alleged to have murdered his wife on October 11 after a disagreement.

Bishop remanded for alleged fraud

A Federal High Court in Enugu has remanded a cleric, Bishop Ginika Obi, in Enugu Maximum Prison.

He was arraigned on 82-count charge of Advance Fee Fraud.

The clergyman was arrested by the police for his alleged nefarious activities.

Blac Chyna sues the ENTIRE Kardashian family for killing her reality TV show

Blac Chyna sues the ENTIRE Kardashian family for killing her reality TV show

Blac Chyna is suing all of the Kardashian family, because according to her, they damaged her brand and sabotaged her reality show with ex-fiancee Rob Kardashian, Rob & Chyna.

The 29-year-old, real name Angela White, who shares daughter Dream with Rob, claims the Kardashian clan cost her a fortune after they interfered with the shooting of Rob & Chyna to the point E! pulled the plug.

Family of Monkeypox victim who committed suicide in Bayelsa blasts hospital

Family of Monkeypox victim who committed suicide in Bayelsa blasts hospital

The identity of the Monkeypox victim who committed suicide in Bayelsa State, has been revealed after his family blasted the hospital the man was in.

According to a new report by The Nation newspaper, the Monkeypox victim who committed suicide at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital (NDUTH), Okolobiri in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State has been identified as Mr. Perekebina Biu.

Check out this receipt for 'deliverance fee' paid to a church

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OAP Freeze posted this on his page and of course, he had something to say about it. But deliverance fee?? Read what Freeze wrote below:

President Mugabe Appoints Minister Of Facebook & Whatsapp

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has created a ministry to punish “rats” who make use of the cyberspace to attack his government.

Appointed as head of this new Cyber Security, Threat Detection, and Mitigation ministry is Patrick Chinamasa who is a former Finance minister.

Philanthropic Nigerians come to the aid of homeless Benue woman who gave birth to triplets

We brought you news earlier of a homeless flood victim who just gave birth to triplets and was squatting in someone’s kitchen.

The poor woman whose house was destroyed by Benue Flood Cried Out For Help After conceiving triplets 2 Boys 1 Girl, Well through the power of social media help located her and her story has changed overnight.

President Buhari pledges support for development of Niger Delta, signs the University of Petroleum Resources Bill

President Buhari today in Abuja pledged continued support for the socio-economic development of the Niger Delta region. Giving the assurance at a brief ceremony in the State House to sign the bill establishing the University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, into law, the President said “this administration is fully committed to supporting the Niger Delta in its endeavours to achieve socio-economic development.”

“I am the only child, I can’t wait for my parents to die, so I can inherit everything” — South African Guy shocking tweet

 South Africa user, Phetsogo‏ has declared that he cannot wait for his parents to die, perhaps in a car accident, so he can inherit their properties, which includes his dad’s 4 cars and his mom’s 2 cars.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Donald Trump’s net worth drops $600M on Forbes list of richest Americans

Donald Trump’s net worth plummeted by a whopping $600 million to $3.1 billion, according to the Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans.

The 71-year-old billionaire-in-chief is now 248th on the roster — down 92 spots from 156 a year ago.

Child dies after her 325-pound cousin sits on her as punishment

A little girl in Florida has died after her 325-pound cousin sat on her as punishment, even as the child complained she couldn't breathe.

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office said 9-year-old Dericka Lindsay was pronounced dead on Saturday afternoon after officers received a cardiac arrest call at a Pensacola home.

Security guard shot by Las Vegas gunman vanishes before TV interview

Security guard shot by Las Vegas gunman vanishes before TV interview

The security guard who was shot and wounded by Stephen Paddock and disappeared before he was about to give TV interviews is safe and wants people to respect his privacy, says a Las Vegas casino company. MGM Resorts International spokeswoman Debra DeShong said in statement on Tuesday that Jesus Campos will tell his story when he is ready.

Aare Ona Kakanfo: Tinubu Congratulates Gani Adams

A former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday congratulated the leader of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Gani Adams, on his appointment as the next Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland.

Mr. Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the congratulatory message issued in Lagos said that Mr. Adams richly deserved the appointment.

Uber driver, Utibe Akpan killed on his way to work, attackers nabbed (Photo)

Uber driver, Utibe Akpan was stabbed while on his way to work on Saturday by a security guard identified as Ibrahim Abionu aka Horror, alongside a mechanic. 

After he was killed, he was put in the booth of his car and dropped in a nearby street, Folawiyo Bankole, after which the suspects fled with his car.

Beyonce’s father starts new girl band group ‘Destiny Aunties’ after getting sacked by her

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Matthew Knowles, Beyonce’s father who managed Beyonce’s girl group, Destiny’s Child, as they catapulted to fame but got fired after he cheated on the singer’s mum, has decided to launch another all-female pop group.

Nnamdi Kanu’s Co-accused Sparks In Court For Being ‘Manhandled’ By Security Operatives

Benjamin Mmadubugwu flares up in court

There was a mild drama earlier today before the trial resumption of Nnamdi Kanu at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, was conspicuously absent for his trial. An IPOB member and co-accused, Benjamin Madubugwu, reacted angrily and sparked at security operatives after he was allegedly manhandled by them.

Police Arrest SARS Operatives Who Sent Thugs To Beat Up Man For Sleeping With His Wife

Fresh report has it that the police Sergeant attached to the Special Anti Robbery Squad ( SARS) who organized “thugs” to beat a man and bundle him into the boot of a car for allegedly sleeping with his estranged wife in Benin city, Edo state, has been arrested.

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard aims to seize Champions League spotlight

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Frustrated by his past failures, Chelsea star Eden Hazard has been urged to finally stamp his mark on the Champions League.

While Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar have cemented their legendary status with headline-stealing performances in Europe’s elite club competition, Hazard remains one of the tournament’s biggest enigmas.

Woman is murdered by her ex-fiancé when she tried to return the ring and break off their marriage plan

A Chicago woman was stabbed to death by her ex-fiancé because she returned their engagement ring and called off the wedding.

27-year old Julia Martin and her boyfriend Rodney Harvey had been dating for three years. Six months to her death, they broke up and she decided to return her engagement ring back to him. This did not go down well with him.

Newly released OJ Simpson party with multiple white women in Vegas (photo)

O.J. got out of prison on Oct. 1, 2017 after serving 9 years of a 33 year prison after being charged with the felonies of armed robbery and kidnapping.

Abducted brother of Daisy Danjuma regains freedom

Dr. Andy Ehanire, the brother of Daisy Danjuma and Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, who was abducted by gunmen has regained his freedom.

The spokesperson for EdoState Police Command, DSP Moses Nkombe, who confirmed the development last Sunday, said that constant change in locations delayed the quick release of Ehanire.

“97% Of Nigerian Songs Of Nowadays Have No Meaning” – OAP, Lolo1

In her recent speech with Hip TV, the super star OAP & Actress “Lolo1” stated that most songs being publicized right now are just about having fun.

She expressed disappointment at the present state of affairs being a far cry from what was obtainable in the past.

Photo: Gunmen abduct Kogi Poly student at gunpoint, demand N10m ransom

Gunmen have abducted Adetutu Adebanjo, a student of the Kogi State Polytechnic and are demanding N10 million ransom for her release.

According to a statement issued on Monday and signed by Mr Salihu Lukman, Director of The National Association of Kogi Students (NAKOSS) the HND 1 student was kidnapped last Friday at Itakpe junction, on Lokoja-Okene road on her way to Ogun State.

Man murders his girlfriend as she tried to return her engagement ring

A Chicago woman has been murdered by her ex-fiancé while trying to do the honorable thing.

27-year old Julia Martin had gone to her boyfriend Rodney Harvey 's place to return her engagement ring but in the process was stabbed to death. The pair dated had been dating for three years but they eventually broke up.

Woman Attacks Husband In His Sleep After Killing Step-daughter And Burying Her Corpse

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A heartless woman has been arrested after pouring hot water on her husband in his sleep for inquiring about the whereabouts after his daughter. The Zambian woman identified as Charity Banda, allegedly killed her step daughter some months ago and buried her corpse right in front of her house.

Policemen stormed the area in Chisamba town on Monday (yesterday) to exhume the remains of the 9-year-old girl who was killed in cold blood on the 7th of December, 2016, by the step mum, Charity after her heartbreaking confession.

Married woman spared jail after licking party host’s face and grabbing his groin

Married woman spared jail after licking party host’s face and grabbing his groin

A married woman who accosted the host of a party, licked his face, grabbed his groin and touched his bottom has been spared jail.

Jane Hill, 55, was said to have been drinking and was in ‘high spirits’ – and continued to ‘pester’ the man despite his objections. She was said to have been ‘engaging in physical contact’ with a number of male guests at the festive celebration in December 2015.

Obama chooses Kehinde Wiley to paint presidential portrait

Artist Kehinde Wiley, best known for his vibrant, large-scale paintings of African Americans, will create the portrait of Barack Obama for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
The gallery made the announcement during the recent commissioning of the museum’s official portraits of the former US president and his wife Michelle.

I still regret leaving England job – Sam Allardyce

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Former Bolton Wanderers coach Sam Allardyce has regretted dumping the English national football team.

The manager said that he still regularly thinks about his early departure from the Three Lions.

Cameroonian gendarmes invade Nigerian community, shoot six – Police

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The police in Cross River on Monday said that six residents of Danare community in Boki Local Government Area were shot by gendarmes from Bodam community during an invasion on the Nigerian territory by Cameroonians.

Hafiz Inuwa, the Commissioner of Police, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Calabar.