Monday, 19 June 2017

‘I Could Not Attend University Because Of N15,000’ – BBNaija’s Bisola

Bisola Aiyeola in an interview with NAIJ spoke about life after the show, how she wants to keep working to maintain her fame, her life before BBNaija and why she could not attend university.
Here are Excerpts from the interview below;

Attempted exorcism: Mother arrested for stripping and battering daughter

mother’s exorcism

An 11-year-old girl would have died as a result of her mother’s exorcism had a stranger not intervened, according to police in California. Kimberly Felder,45, was arrested, with police claiming she was attempting to ‘cleanse’ her daughter.
 A crowd of ten to 12 people witnessed the attack with one local resident even stepping in to save the child.

43-Year Old Rapes 9-Year Old In Lagos

A 43-year-old, Chukwuemeka Ejike, was on Monday docked in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling a 9-year-old girl.

The accused, who gave no fixed address, is facing trial on a charge of defilement.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Catholic nun, 77, spotted riding hoverboard

 A 77-year-old nun, dressed in her habit,has gone viral after she was filmed floating into a polling station on board a hoverboard.

The French Catholic woman went to cast her vote in the first round of the country's legislative elections,in the town of Baugé on Sunday. Identified as sister Fabienne from Les Filles du cœur de Marie, she was featured on the Christian Aleteia website.

Arsenal’s Oxlade-Chamberlain wanted by Chelsea, Liverpool, City

Arsenal’s Oxlade-Chamberlain wanted by Chelsea, Liverpool, City

Chelsea have joined Liverpool and Manchester City in their efforts to sign Arsenal and England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to Sky Sports.
Talks on a new deal have stalled in recent days, with no official offer yet from Arsenal.

Expatriates Abducted By Terrorists In Mali Released In Their Underwear (Photo)

Earlier, we reported five militants who stormed a popular holiday resort in Mali been killed.

It has been revealed that the dozens, who were taken as hostage during the attack on Sunday night, were released on Monday after security services stormed the complex near the Malian capital of Bamako.

Man City target signing of Dani Alves from Juventus

Manchester City are interested in signing Dani Alves from Juventus, according to Sky Sports.
Sky Sports reports City have held initial talks about a move for the Brazil right-back, but are still yet to reach an agreement with either the player or club.

Recalled judge collected N90m bribe from 100 lawyers — Presidential aide

One of the judges recently recalled from suspension by the National Judicial Council will be charged this week with offences bordering on receiving gratification from lawyers, the Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, has said.

In a telephone interview with The PUNCH on Sunday, Obono-Obla alleged that the judge was found to have received gratification worth N90m from 100 lawyers.

Macron marches to clear majority in French parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party swept to a large majority in parliamentary elections on Sunday, although it fell short of a predicted landslide.
Macron’s year-old Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move, REM) and their allies were set to win between 350 and 361 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly, based on partial results after the second round of an election which has eliminated many high-profile figures.

Erdogan warns Turkey opposition chief over ‘justice march’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned the leader of the main opposition party against making a planned protest march from Ankara to Istanbul, telling him “don’t be surprised” if legal proceedings were opened.
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu called the march after former journalist turned CHP lawmaker Enis Berberoglu was sentenced to 25 years in jail on Wednesday for leaking classified information to a newspaper.

Woman gives birth on flight, baby gets free travel for life

An Indian woman gave birth to a baby boy on an international commercial flight as it flew at 35,000 feet, the airline said on Monday.

The unnamed woman, in her 20s, went into premature labour on Sunday’s Jet Airways flight between Damman in Saudi Arabia and Kochi in the southern Indian state of Kerala.

“The guest delivered a baby boy at 35,000 feet,” Jet Airways said in a statement, adding that a paramedic on board and airline staff helped with the delivery.

Tim Hague, UFC fighter turned boxer, dies at 33, two days after he was knocked out in a boxing match

This is really sad! Tim Hague, a former UFC fighter known as "The Thrashing Machine," died Sunday, just two days after he was critically injured when he was knocked out in a boxing match against former Edmonton Eskimos defensive end Adam Braidwood.

Hague's sister, Jackie Neil, made the announcement of his death in a family statement.
She said:

Lovely photos of Nas and daughter Destiny Jones

Destiny Jones, daughter of rap legend,Nas' shared lovely photos with her dad to mark Fathers Day.The 23 year old wrote

Photo: Police arrest members of a notorious house breaking syndicate in Minna

The Niger State Police Command have arrested members of a notorious gang of thieves terrorizing Minna and environs. The gang specializes in breaking into Houses when the occupants are away and cart away with valuables such as electronic devices and money. 

US warplane shoots down Syrian jet near Raqqah

A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian jet on Sunday near the Islamic State-held city of Raqqah, according to US officials, creating the latest escalation between the U.S. and Syria since the civil war began six years ago.

The Pentagon said the U.S.-led coalition took the unprecedented move after a Syrian Su-22 attack aircraft bombed its allies who were fighting Islamic State militants south of the city of Tabqah, roughly 25 miles west of Raqqah.

Tiger Woods spends Father's Day with his two young children

Tiger Woods spent Father's Day with his two young children, his nine-year-old daughter Sam and eight-year-old son Charlie, at a cinema in Florida on Sunday morning . After his infamous 3am DUI arrest, the golf legend checked himself into a rehab so he can have joint custody of his kids.

We do not consider Nnamdi Kanu an Igbo leader of thought- Presidency

Special Adviser to the president on political matters, Babafemi Ojudu, says the presidency does not consider leader of the Indeginous People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, as a leader of thought in the South East. Speaking to journalists on Sunday, Ojudu said the consultations currently being carried out by acting president Yemi Osinbajo is strictly with identifiable leaders of thought and at the moment, Kanu is not one of such leaders in the South East. He said:

Police Arrest Notorious Ibadan Car Thieves

The Oyo State Police Command has recovered eight vehicles from a robbery syndicate. The arrested suspects were Badejo Festus, aka Otinan, 22; Owaidiegwu Felix; and Nasiru Olanihun, 21.

Festus was released from Agodi prison in May. The state Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude, while parading the suspects at the state police headquarters in Ibadan, said their arrest was made possible after a receiver of one of the stolen vehicles was arrested in Sango area of Ibadan on June 8.

Five Women Sell 3 Year-Old Boy For N600,000

Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have arrested a five-woman gang, which specialises in child trafficking for stealing a three year-old boy in Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of the state.

The suspects are Chinonye Okere, Joy Ama, Eucheria Amadi, Pauline Uzoamaka and Nnenne Okere.

Upcoming Sokoto Law Will Mandate Mosquito Nets To Be Included In 'Bride Price'

An upcoming law in Sokoto state will mandate potential suitors to add insecticide-treated mosquito nets to the bride price they pay before getting married.

28 Years After, Sam Okwaraji’s Family Accuses FG Of Not Fulfilling Promises

The family of  Sam Okwaraji  has asked the Federal Government to fulfil its promise to build a sports  and youth development centre in honour of the player who   died while playing for the Super Eagles in a 1990 World Cup qualifier against Angola’s Palancas Negras at the National Stadium in Lagos on August 12, 1989.

Okwaraji, who was playing for German Bundesliga club Stuttgart then   collapsed  during the clash, was confirmed dead hours later.

Uncle Drives 3-Inch Nail Into Nephew’s Skull Over N500

Doctors at a private hospital in Odogunyan, Ikorodu, Lagos, are battling to save the life of an orphan, Friday Paul, whose uncle/guardian drove a three-inch nail into his head for stealing N500.

The eight-year-old Friday lives with his uncle and his immediate family in a room apartment at 6, Anjolarin Street, Odogunyan, Ikorodu, after the death of his (Friday) parents about two years ago.

Femi Fani-Kayode: The lies of a gangster Minister


I watched the Minister Information and Culture Lai (aka Lie) Mohammed’s ‘Politics Today’ interview with Seun Okinbaloye of Channels Television a few days ago and I felt sorry for Nigeria.

I couldn’t help wondering why Channels Television keeps offering its respected platform to this shameless old fool to beam, broadcast and perpetuate unadulterated falsehood to the Nigerian people and to tell specious lies. The whole thing is simply incredulous.

Court Remands Couple, Others For Alleged N55.8m Fraud

A Benin High Court has ordered that a former bank manager, Mrs. Florence Odior; her husband, Sunday Odior, and two others be remanded in prison custody for allegedly defrauding a customer of the sum of N55,840,000.

The accused persons were on June 8, 2017 arraigned before a High Court in Benin, Edo State, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on 19 counts bothering on fraud, stealing, conspiracy and converting the said amount to personal use.

Five female suicide bombers kill 17 in Borno – Police

Seventeen persons were killed in multiple suicide attacks in a Maiduguri suburb, the police confirmed on Monday.The spokesman of the Nigeria Police in Borno State, Victor Isuku, stated in a press release that five female suicide bombers besieged a settlement, Kofa in Konduga local government area of the troubled state, wreaking havoc.

D’banj’s wife, Lineo shares adorable photo of him and their son to celebrate him

Nigerian music star, Dbanj’s wife,Lineo Didi Kilgrow took to her Instagram page to celebrate him on father’s day. She shared this adorable photo of him cuddling their son Daniel and wrote;