Saturday, 24 June 2017

See this athlete who ran 800M race with 5-months-old pregnancy (Photos)


U.S. Olympic 800m runner Alysia Montaño raced five months pregnant in 100-degree heat at the USATF Outdoor Championships (Summer Champions Series) in Sacramento, Calif., on Thursday.

Montaño, who raced eight months pregnant at the 2014 USATF Outdoors also in Sacramento, finished last in her 800m first-round heat in 2:21.40. She was 10 seconds faster than her time three years ago.

Aston Villa not a step down for John Terry – ex-manager

Aston Villa not a step down for John Terry – ex-manager

Former Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood has told John Terry he will not be going to a smaller club if he heads for Villa Park.
Villa is one of several possible destinations for the vastly-experienced and much-decorated defender as he contemplates life after Stamford Bridge.

Court remands man in prison custody for allegedly beheading septuagenarian

Court remands man in prison custody for allegedly beheading septuagenarian

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Friday, ordered the remand of Folorunsho Sewedo, in prison custody for allegedly beheading a septuagenarian.
The accused, 28, who resides in Badagry area of the state, appeared before the court on a two-count charge of conspiracy and murder. His plea was not taken.

Judge accused of corruption granted bail on own recognizance

Judge accused of corruption granted bail on own recognizance

Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa of Federal High Court, Bayelsa Division, was on Friday docked at a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere for alleged unlawful financial enrichment.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arraigned Mr. Nganjiwa on a 14-count charge bordering on unlawful financial enrichment to the tune of $260,000 and N8.7 million (approximately N81.7 million).

Man United’s Carrick open to playing as long as Giggs did

Man United’s Carrick open to playing as long as Giggs did

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick says he could keep playing as long as his former teammate Ryan Giggs, who retired at age 40.
Carrick, 35, has spent 11 years with United and was already feted at a testimonial match last month at Old Trafford.

Photo: Benue Police arrest two notorious armed robbery suspects in army camouflage


The Benue State Command have arrested two young notorious armed robbers, who disguise in military uniforms and rob victims of their valuables. The suspects identified as one Joseph John, 18 and Innocent Ejembi, 20 are responsible for the frequent robbery attacks in Onyagede District, Ohimini LGA of the state.

Friday, 23 June 2017

Wife Seeks Divorce Over Husband's Refusal To Attend Same Church With Her


A housewife, Adenike Oladejo, has approached an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi Ibadan, seeking dissolution of her nine years marriage to her husband, Samuel Oladejo, over his refusal to attend Church with her.

Adenike, who testified in court on Friday, said she cried every day because of the kind of life her husband was living.

Nigerian Woman Dies One Month After Getting Married To Her Heartthrob (Photos)


A young Nigerian woman who recently got married has died a month after getting married to her heartthrob. The woman identified as Cynthia Steve Bola (nee Njoku) passed away one month after her wedding leaving her family and friends heartbroken. 
 
The sad news was made public by a close friend. According to the friend, the deceased (Cynthia) got married on April 17th and died in May from an undisclosed circumstance.

I Promise To Become a Pastor If Pardoned - Notorious Robbery Suspect Begs (Photo)


Detectives attached to the Abia State Police Command have arrested a 23-year-old man for allegedly robbing a filling station in the state, NewTelegraph reported.
 
He begged that he will become a pastor if he is forgiven. The suspect identified as Eziaha Joshua, from Ukwa West Local Government Area, confessed that he and his gang members attacked and robbed the filling station located at Obehie in Ukwa West Local Government Area, carting away N86,000, which was realised from the day’s sales.

Teacher Dies While Having S*x in the Back Seat of His Car (Graphic Photos)


 The Irishman was killed in the horror attack allegedly having sex

An Irishman killed in a horror car crash in Thailand was thought to have been having s*x on the back seat when the driver lost control, Dailymail reported.

The ex-pat English teacher was identified as John Malone. He was 39 and had been travelling in the speeding black Suzuki when it lost control and hit a concrete post on Wednesday morning at 1am.

Male Nigerian nursing assistant charged following death of 98-year-old patient in the US


A 43-year-old Nigerian nursing assistant, Hakim Ogunkunle is facing multiple charges in connection with the death of a 98-year-old patient that triggered a probe by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, US.

The GBI claims that Ogunkunle, a Certified Nursing Assistant Ogunkunle was responsible for causing injuries that led to the death of Edna Warren, a patient at Newnan Health and Rehab in May, 2017. It has charged him with aggravated battery, exploitation and intimidation of an elderly person.

Cheating doesn't make men bad, it just makes them men- actress Funke Adesiyan tells women


Yesterday, actress Funke Adesiyan shared a post on IG where she called on women not to leave their husbands because they cheated.

Supreme Court sacks House of Representatives member, Herman Hembe


The Supreme Court sitting in Abuja, has declared the seat of the lawmaker representing Vandikwa/ Konshisha constituency at the federal house of representatives, Honorable Herman Hembe vacant.

40-Year Old Murders His Two Kids, Comits Suicide


It is believed that a 40-year-old father murdered his six-year-old daughter, Juliana; and 18-month-old son, Julian, on Fathers’ Day to draw attention to a custody battle between him and his estranged wife, a police report states.

Deputies from the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department arrived at the Santa Rosa, California, home of , Alvaro Camara on Monday morning to a horrifying scene as they responded to a welfare check.

12-yr-old boy kills landlady as condition for cult initiation


A 12-year-old boy, who allegedly robbed and killed his landlady at Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, was among those paraded for various offences by the state Police Command, yesterday.

Mark Zuckerberg eats Ramadan dinner with refugees


Chief Executive Officer of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, had his first ever (Ramadan) Iftar dinner with a group of Somali refugees in Minneapolis on Thursday.

Zuckerberg shared this information in a recent post on his Facebook page and added a picture of him with the Somali refugees.

Deadly London tower blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer – Police


Police said on Friday that the fire that engulfed a London tower block killing at least 79 people started in a Hotpoint “WHR.N” fridge freezer and cladding on the building failed all safety tests.
Police Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack said the Hotpoint model, “FF175BP”, was not subject to recall and that the manufacturer was doing further tests.

Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism


US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on Friday to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four terror attacks in three months.
Facebook said it would seek to educate charities and other organisations on how to fight hate speech, in the wake of recent terror attacks in Belgium, Britain and France.

Scorned Girlfriend Plasters Face Of Ex-Boyfriend Around Kaduna State University


Pictured above is a “Beware Poster” plastered throughout the walls in Kaduna State University.

According to our source, a rather scorned girlfriend felt the need to publicly call out her ex-boyfriend. Nah.. She didn’t do it on Social Media..

Ghana court rules transfer of ex-Guantanamo detainees unconstitutional


Ghana’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the transfer of two former Guantanamo Bay detainees to the country was unconstitutional without parliamentary approval.
Ghana had signed an agreement with the US government in January 2016 allowing the two ex-Guantanamo prisoners to live in the country.

Kenyan police arrest two Nigerians with N13.7m heroin


Two Nigerians, Chuukwu James and Gageche Gold Patience, were arrested in Kenya on Friday for being in possession of heroin worth Sh4.5m (about N13.7m)

They two were arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Police Unit in Mombasa while trying packing the drugs in readiness for a trip to Brussels, Belgium.

Photos: A German model undergoes a full makeover to become a black woman


A German white model, Martina Big has undergone full surgery to become a black woman. She medically started the transformation process in January. She also documents her journey as a 'black' woman and the difficulties she faces in the society.

In her vlog, she narrated how difficult it was for her to get a hotel room in Stockholms just because of her dark skin. See more before and after photos after the cut...

Chelsea edging closer to £60million Virgil van Dijk transfer

Chelsea edging closer to signing Virgil van Dijk in club-record deal

Chelsea are reportedly making progress in their efforts to seal the transfer of Virgil van Dijk and have offered £60million for the Southampton defender.
The Netherlands international has been strongly linked with the Blues and a host of other top clubs this summer, such as their rivals Liverpool and Manchester City.

Arsenal closing in on £50million Alexandre Lacazette transfer

Arsenal closing in on £50m Alexandre Lacazette to replace departing star

Arsenal are reportedly closing in on the transfer of Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in a £50million deal that is likely to push Olivier Giroud out of the club.

The Gunners have long been linked with a move for the prolific Frenchman, who scored 37 goals in all competitions last season to establish himself as one of Europe’s top forwards.

Balotelli ‘ready to make financial effort’ to stay in Nice


Italian international striker Mario Balotelli is determined to stay at Ligue 1 outfit Nice next season, club president Jean-Pierre Rivere revealed on Thursday.
“I can tell you three things – one, he’s a player who wants to continue with us; two, he’s ready to make a financial effort; three, discussions are continuing,” said Rivere.

Court stops El-Rufai from sacking 4,766 traditional rulers


A Kaduna State High Court,  ‎in Kafanchan has granted an injunction restraining Governor Nasir El-Rufai and the state from sacking over 4,766 District and Village Heads across the state.

El-Rufai’s government announced that it had reverted to 77 districts and 1,429 village units that existed prior to 2001.

Nigerian woman cured of rare cancer in India



Thirty seven-year old Nigerian woman, Amina Abubakar was not sure that she will survive after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014 by a Nigerian hospital.
But it was a wrong diagnosis for Amina, who was a final year medical student. As it turned out, she was actually suffering from skin cancer.

Woman Who Bought 10-Months Old Baby For N650k Explains


A widow, Ogechi Chukwuocha, has said the desire for a male child made her buy a 10-month-old baby for N650,000 in Imo State, because “my husband is dead and I do not have a male child. I do not know that the child was stolen.”

Among those paraded with Chukwuocha, during the handing over of the child to the parents, Mrs Udoka Peter, at the police headquarters in Owerri, include Mrs. Calister Igwe, seller of the child, and Mrs. Chimezie Okafor, who claimed to be the sister to the buyer.

Banks reject Etisalat’s $58.9m payment plan


Twelve commercial banks have rejected a $58.9 million offer by Etisalat Nigeria as full and final payment for the $588.6 million the telecom giant owes, The Nationlearnt yesterday.
The loan comprises N114 billion ($361.6 million) in local currency and $227 million in foreign currency, putting the total obligation to the banks at $588.6 million. The source said Etisalat Nigeria also has some unsettled obligations to its other business partners.

Stolen British supercars shipped to Thailand in tax scam


Dozens of luxury vehicles including Lamborghinis, Porsches and BMWs were stolen from British streets as part of the scam.
It used a range of complex methods to bypass the hefty taxes levied on supercars imported into Thailand, which usually stand at around 328%.

Man City confident of signing Sanchez from Arsenal


Manchester City are getting increasingly confident, that they can lure Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, in a deal potentially worth up to £50million.
Pep Guardiola is eager to reunite with the Chile forward, who he worked with during his time at Barcelona and City will test the Gunners’ resolve to keep the 28-year-old.

Stop beating drums of war – Bode George warns Arewa youths, IPOB, MASSOB


Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bode George has admonished those agitating for the breakup of Nigeria to desist from beating the drums of war.
In a statement titled ‘Enough of the drum beats of war’, the PDP Chieftain warned various agitating groups to desist from making disruptive and inflammatory comments capable of heating up the polity.

Butcher Who Raped Siblings 7 & 4 Infected Them With STD


Aminu Umar, the 42-year old butcher who allegedly raped two underaged girls (aged between 4 and 7), had reportedly infected the victims with Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) in Lagos.

According to P.M.EXPRESS the victims parents raised alarm in their area and claimed that the victims private parts were decaying and they have been discharging consistently from their private since the incident happened.

Shocking moment scorned girlfriend smashes cheating boyfriend’s BMW with rock (Photos)

cheating boyfriend

An avenging woman was caught on video hurling a large rock through the window of a BMW allegedly belonging to her cheating boyfriend.
She is also said to have smashed up the prized black motor with a tent peg and ripped off the number plates in a furious ten-minute rampage.

Seven Nigerians arrested with 100 marriage visas in Thailand


Seven Nigerians are presently assisting authorities in Thailand in their investigations after they were arrested with 100 marriage visas.

Reports from the Asian country claimed the Nigerians, who were arrested alongside two Afghan nationals, were nabbed at the Chaengwattana Immigration office on Wednesday.

They were alleged to have paid Thai women THB5,000 each (about $150) to register phoney marriages.

Sanchez makes history as Chile draw with Germany

Sanchez makes history as Chile draw with Germany

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez became Chile’s all-time top-scorer with his 38th international goal in Thursday’s 1-1 draw with Germany at the Confederations Cup.
The Gunners’ star, voted man of the match, wrote himself into the record books by capitalising on an early mistake in the German defence.

Man sacks wife for ‘enjoying sex’ with armed robbers

Man sacks wife for ‘enjoying sex’ with armed robbers

A Benue State-born man (name withheld) has sacked his newly married wife because she was making some ‘funny moaning’ sounds while being raped by armed robbers in his presence.
According to Daily Post, the incident played out in the couple’s residence on Bello Street in the Iyana-Ejigbo area of Lagos State, when armed robbers visited them in the death of night few months after they came back from their village where they had conducted their traditional marriage.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Customs Officer dragged to court for Drug Trafficking


Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) officer, Ugwoke Emmanuel, was on Thursday arraigned by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on drug trafficking charges before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.

The court read a two-count charge of unlawful selling and transporting of 384 kilograms of cannabis, or marijuana.

Kenyan Pastor With Mysterious Skin Disease Rejected By Parents


Silvester Karanja suffers from a mysterious skin disease and narrated his challenges recently in a vernacular Kenyan TV station. The father of three grew up with his grandparents after facing rejection from his stepfather, mother and siblings.

Vendor Who Uses Urine To Wash Cucumbers Caught Red-handed

urine vendor - Vendor caught using Urine to wash cucumber (photos)

A roadside vendor was caught using his Urine to wash cucumbers he sold to unsuspecting members of the public. This shocking incident occurred in Owerri, Imo state, recently.

EFCC Arraigns former chairman, Lamorde's Impostor


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned one Promise Tochi Nwalozie a. k. a Ibrahim Lamorde and Ohaji Ujunwa Raymond, before Justice H. I. O Oshomah of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a 9-count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false presence to the tune of $1,330.00 (USD).

INEC officially writes Melaye, begins recall process July 3


The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has formally notified Senator Dino Melaye of the demand by the people of his constituency to recall him from the Senate.

INEC’s National Commissioner and member Information and Voter Education Committee, Madam Mohammed Haruna, disclosed the commission’s decision in a statement in Abuja.

Prince Philip has left London hospital, Buckingham Palace says


Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, was discharged from hospital on Thursday after treatment for an infection.

Philip, who is also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday as a precautionary measure for the treatment of an infection arising from a pre-existing condition.

Heartbroken girlfriend hangs herself 2 months after boyfriend committed suicide


A heartbroken girlfriend hanged herself just two months after after her boyfriend took his own life.
Hotel receptionist Laura Bedernyak, 30, killed herself after the death of her football player boyfriend Kyle Jones,29.

Photos: Former Thai Prime Minister pictured crying as she prays on her 50th birthday at a temple


Yingluck Shinawatra, the ousted Prime Minister of Thailand is seen crying as she was praying on the occasion of her 50th birthday at the Golden Mount Temple on Wednesday, June 21. More photos after the cut...

Father of 6 arrested for having sex with neighbor's goat


A 42-years-oldfather of six children, Babangida Garba has been arrested in Funtua Local government area of Katsina State for turning a goat to sex object. Garba was paraded along side other suspects for various criminal offences by the state Commissioner of Police, CP Usman Abdullahi in the police headquarters on Thursday.

(Photo) American man remanded in Kirikiri prison for defrauding Nigerians


An Ikeja High Court on Thursday remanded an American citizen, Marco Ramirez, at Kirikiri Maximum Prison for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians in a $565,000 green card and investment scam. .

Mr. Ramirez was remanded following his not-guilty plea to a 16-count charge of obtaining money under false presences. He was arraigned by the EFCC. .

Six European countries deport 34 Nigerians


No fewer than 34 Nigerians arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos on Thursday after their deportation from six European countries for violating immigration laws.
The Nigerians were deported from Switzerland, Germany, Iceland, Austria, Belgium and Hungary.

The deportees, comprising of 32 males and two females, arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos at about 6.30am on board a chartered Airblue Panorama aircraft.

Real Madrid is bigger than Ronaldo – Figo


Former Portugal international, Luis Figo, has said “nobody is indispensable”, amid heavy speculation that his compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Real Madrid this summer.

Ronaldo has refused to comment on his future  , after reports emerged that he wants a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu.