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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Annie and Tuface loved up in new photo


Cute couple!

Father and son take the same photo for 27 years, until the last one

Father and son take the same photo for 27 years, until the last one. This was taken in 1986. More photos after the cut..

SARS men dressed our son like armed robber, placed gun on him – Family of murdered youth

Eight days after the killing of a 33-year-old man, Orimisan Omoboye, in Ilaje area of Ajah Lagos, during a botched operation by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Lagos, the family said their greatest fear has come true.
The SARS operatives, who mistakenly shot dead the young man during their operation in the area, have labelled him an armed robber.

A diver exploring an old shipwreck finds Gold artifacts worth over $1 Million

A Florida family has been rewarded for years of treasure hunting after finding gold artifacts worth $1 million or more from the wreckage of a 1715 Spanish fleet that sank in the Atlantic Ocean.
 
Eric Schmitt found the coins in 15 feet of water off Fort Pierce, approximately 130 miles north of Miami. The find included 51 gold coins of various denominations and 40 feet of ornate gold chain.

Witches pushed me to rape 9-year-old girl, says father of 3

A 39-year-old father of 3, Ekpeyong Essien, who raped a 9 year old girl blamed his 2 sons, whom he alleged are witches, for pushing him to commit the crime.
 
Essien, who hails from Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State, had on July 12, raped 9 year old Bright Benjamin, at Hawkins Primary School in the Calabar South area of the state capital.

Kim Kardashian shares photos of her daughter playing football

Soccer Mum Kim Kardashian shared photos of her daughter, North West playing football on a field. She proudly talked about how good her daughter was playing football and said she is now officially a soccer mum. More photos after the cut..

Union wants abandoned airplane removed

The Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) on Friday called for the removal of abandoned aircraft parked at aprons across the country's airports.ATSSSAN's President, Mr Benjamin Okewu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the call was necessitated by 2 recent ground collision incidents by aircrafts at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.

4 year old Yazidi boy forced to join ISIS terror camp, given sword to behead his own mother

A Yazidi mother has told how her four-year-old son was taken from her to join an ISIS terror training camp where he was forced to learn passages from the Koran, Sharia Law and even given a sword and taught how to behead his own mother.
 
Bohar, not her real name, could do little but watch as her young son was handed a sword by their captors, who told him 'this is to kill your mother'.

Woman gives birth to a baby without limbs in Bauchi


A 20 year old indigene of Lussa in Bogoro Local Government Area in Bauchi, Blessing Samson, gave birth to a baby boy without limbs on July 4, 2015.

The baby Christened Chongfilawos, was born with only three fingers sticking out from shortened arms on each side of his shoulder.

Man buys car after taking $150,000 left by ATM workers

One of two men suspected of making off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash that was mistakenly left behind by ATM workers bought an SUV with the money few hours later, police said.
Alton Harvey, 42, of Hillside, was arrested on Wednesday after police traced a white van that was captured on surveillance video pulling up to the bag of cash that the ATM employees forgot outside a business in Mahwah, in northern New Jersey, on Monday.

Dear Biafrans- By Etcetera

Etcetera talks about the state of Biafra, the recent shut down of Radio Biafra and how he thinks the Igbos have been marginalized in Nigeria. He also talked about the growth of Nigeria.

Kylie Jenner removes wedding band after denying being married to Tyga, shows off new hair

Kylie Jenner stepped out on Friday with no sign of the wedding band on her 4th finger as she attempted to put speculation to rest she had gotten married to current beau, rapper Tyga.
The pretty teen was careful to show her bare hands as she headed for lunch at Sugarfish in Calabasas, California, in a thigh skimming outfit.
She also shared a photo of herself in one of her Kylie wigs. More photos after the cut...

Nigerian man arrested in Iceland for infecting women with HIV

A Nigerian asylum seeker who arrived Iceland in August has been arrested for infecting unsuspecting young women with HIV. The capital area police are investigating the case against the man, in partnership with the office of the Directorate of Health.
The man was arrested on Monday and will be remanded in custody while the initial investigation continues, according to a police press release.

'Dead' woman wakes up screaming at funeral home

Prosecutors in Germany have charged a doctor with negligent bodily harm for declaring a 92-year-old woman dead, only for her to awaken again in a refrigerated room at a funeral home.
Essen prosecutor Birgit Juergens said the 53-year-old doctor, whose name wasn’t released in line with privacy regulations, could face anything from a fine to prison time if convicted.

Kimono Kollection unveils its new ready-to-wear collection

The image of a man in a finely tailored suit has long been an alluring characteristic of male fashion; lending the wearer undisputed charisma, maschimo and utter confidence.
One of the leading menswear brands in Nigeria, Kimono Kollection unveils its new Ready-to-Wear collection as the brand prepares to launch its flagship store this weekend - Sunday 2nd August, 2015.

Osama Bin Laden's stepmother and sister among 4 killed after their private jet crashed into a car auction

Osama Bin Laden's stepmother and sister are thought to be among 4 people killed after a private jet owned by the family crashed into a fireball after overshooting a runway while trying to land outside London.
The £7million Embraer Phenom 300 was owned by Salem Aviation in Jeddah, which is controlled by the dead terrorist’s family.

Photos: 3 sisters burnt to death in fire outbreak in Lagos

3 sisters aged 5, 7 and 12 years old, all from the same parents, were burnt to death in a fire outbreakat their shop in Mechanic Village area of Oke Afa, Isolo, Lagos in the early hours of yesterday July 31st.  Residents say the sisters lived in the shop which is owned by their guardian. The cause of the fire is not yet known.
Their corpses have been dropped at the morgue by police officers from the Ejigbo police station. More photos after the cut...

Teen fraudster jailed after police spotted his 'Ferrari' was a FAKE

A teenage fraudster who dressed up as a judge in a mocking photograph after pleading guilty to swindling more than £100,000 has been jailed.
 
Sam Cook had boasted of turning a £2,000 investment into £21million to convince his parents' friends and business associates to hand over their life savings, a court heard.

See What a mother did to her own baby (Graphic content)

 Residents of Okilo Road in Abuloma, Port Harcourt woke up yesterday morning to a shocking discovery. A premature new born baby had been dumped in the gutter overnight. Photo of the baby after the cut...

Stranded motorist kills good Samaritans for laughing at him

An 18-year-old Wyoming man accused of robbing and shooting three members of a family after asking for roadside help told investigators he opened fire after one of the victims laughed at him, an FBI agent said in a court filing Thursday.

Jason Shane, 51, and Tana Shane, 47, died in the Wednesday shooting in the small town of Pryor, FBI spokesman Todd Palmer said.

Happy New Month Everyone!!!

Wishing you all a month filled with happiness, miracle and immense blessings! Happy new month everyone! Kisses!!!!

Friday, July 31, 2015

Wrestling legend "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died at the age of 61

Wrestling legend "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died at the age of 61. Piper, born Roderick George Toombs, died from cardiac arrest in his sleep at his home in Hollywood on Thursday night but was discovered on Friday.

Photos of President Buhari immunizing his grandchild

More photos after the cut...

Girl Group SHiiKANE releases new single, Tuele

Tuele is the new single by Africa's number 1 Girl Group SHiiKANE! The girls had the amazing opportunity to work with Mr HarrySongz of 5Star Music and producer Doctor Amir whilst making this banger "Tuele" meaning "Easy". This song is a nice joint with an infectious beat and sweet hook to put you in the mood to party. Enjoy the song after the cut...

Amnesty International considers legalizing prostitution

500 Amnesty delegates from more than 80 countries will gather at an international conference next week in Dublin to vote on whether to advocate the elimination of all penalties for sex work, on the grounds that it is a matter of privacy between consenting adults. Simply put, the Human Right group will vote on a new policy that calls for the global decriminalization of sex trafficking.

The sex-trade policy, according to the group is the best way to respect, protect, and fulfill the human rights of sex workers.

Photos: Akon visits former Lagos governor, Bola Tinubu

International singer, Akon, who is currently in Nigeria, paid a visit to APC  National leader & former Lagos state governor, Bola Tinubu at his Ikoyi home in Lagos today July 31st. Akon is in Nigeria for his Solar power project. Another photo after the cut...

Photos: Former Governors, Fashola and Amaechi visit Wole Soyinka in Abeokuta

Former governor of Lagos state Babatunde Fashola and ex Governor of Rivers state Rotimi Amaechi visited Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka at his home in Abeokuta, Ogun state today July 31st. Another photo after the cut...

President Buhari appoints Mohammed Kari as NAICOM boss

President Buhari has appointed Alhaji Mohammed Kari as the new Commissioner for Insurance and Chief Executive of the National Insurance Commission, NAICOM. According to a statement released today by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Mr Kari's appointment, which is for a term of four years, takes effect from today July 31st.

DStv Catch Up

With DStv Catch Up, your favourite shows and movies are there for you whenever you want. Access Catch Up via your Explora today! Some of the exciting shows you can enjoy this week include:  

Madame Secretary 
A look at the personal and professional life of a Secretary of State as she tries to balance her work and family life. 

Appeal court declares Sen. Dino Melaye's election tribunal should be re-tried

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Friday set aside the decision of the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Kogi which struck out the petition of Sen. Smart Adeyemi. Adeyemi of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had challenged the election of Sen. Dino Melaye of APC, alleging electoral irregularities and malpractices.

Pilot & 3 passengers killed after Saudi jet crashes into car auction in London

Three passengers and the pilot of a Saudi-owned private jet died after the aircraft crashed into a car auction near Farnborough, Hampshire, London. The small private jet overshot the runway at Blackbushe Airport on the Hampshire-Surrey border, before ploughing into the neighbouring car auction site, destroying at least 15 cars. 

The aircraft, a £7million Brazilian-built Embraer Phenom 300 was completely destroyed in the crash, leaving behind a fireball and large plume of toxic black smoke.

Photos: Riot in Ariara market after police allegedly kills trader

There was minor riot in Ariara market in Aba, Abia state today after Police/soldiers allegedly shot  and killed a trader at the market. Details are sketchy but according to an eye-witness, the soldiers stormed the market to arrest some people who resisted and during arguements, shots were fired and one man was killed (that's him in the wheel barrow). A few others were injured. Other traders took his body to the police station near the market.

Kukuwa-Gari village in Yobe raided, 10 killed in a revenge attack by Boko Haram gunmen

According to Baba Nuhu, a member of the local government council, 32 Boko Haram militants on motorcycles raided the village of Kukuwa-Gari, Yobe state around 10:30 pm on Wednesday July 29 killing 10 people including two women.
"They burnt more than half of the village, including food silos and livestock on which the people depend for their livelihood."

Calling out dance crews/singers/actors/dancers

How good is your Dance crew ? Are you Hip Hop , Latin, Contemporary, Traditional etc? Can you hit high notes? Can you act? Attend the auditions for a major production coming up in Lagos.

Audition date - Sunday August 2nd 2015 Venue - CDW behind Con Oil Filling Station Eric Moore Surulere Time - 12PM Contact - 08033511964. Be part of a major production.

'I'm wealthy because I'm happy': Billionaire Richard Branson claims he owes his success to being content

Billionaire British Tycoon Richard Branson,65, says he's not happy because he's rich but rather he's rich because he's happy. He says his hugely successful empire is the result of his cheery state of mind.
'I know I’m fortunate to live an extraordinary life and that most people would assume my business success, and the wealth that comes with it, have brought me happiness. But they haven’t - in fact it’s the reverse. I am successful, wealthy and connected because I am happy.' he wrote on his blog

Photos: Dare Art Alade & son make rare appearance at Lagos event

The Fayrouz finale that held on Saturday, July 25th was all about fashion, music and glamour but it was also about some father-son affair; at least for RnB singer Darey and his son. The two stunned the green carpet and even took time off for some poses. Cute boy!

Nigeria Police alert: Armed robbers now disguise as ATM users..

The Nigeria Police Force revealed that armed robbers who specialize in robbing users of Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) in commercial banks have devised a new method of dispossessing unsuspecting victims of their money. According to the Police,
"On July 30th at about 12:10am, a male bank customer went to withdraw money from one of the ATMs at the Central Business District, Abuja. Three young men pretending to have come to withdraw money attacked him. The victim raised an alarm which attracted nearby police patrol team to the scene.

Mark Zuckerberg and wife expecting baby girl. Opens up about past miscarriages

Billionaire CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are going to be parents. Mark shared the photo on the left announcing the happy news and also shared details about previous miscarriages 'to give more people the same hope they felt and help more people feel comfortable sharing their stories as well'. The couple were married in 2012. The soon-to-be father proudly shared this emotional post with his 33.2 million followers on Facebook.
"Priscilla and I have some exciting news: we're expecting a baby girl! We've been trying to have a child for a couple of years and have had three miscarriages along the way. 
"You feel so hopeful when you learn you're going to have a child. You start imagining who they'll become and dreaming of hopes for their future. You start making plans, and then they're gone. It's a lonely experience.

Cadilly set to sign a new talent, shortlists 2 finalists (video+audio)

Fresh from the recent signings of popular Nigerian vocalist, YQ and jazz sensation cum video director, ED iZycs, Cadilly has set her sight on signing a promising young act to further promote her #ProjectGoodMusic After several months of a nationwide search for the best entertainment has to offer, having received over 500 song emails, 30 prospects invited to the studio now narrowed down to two acts who will have to battle it out for the coveted spot.

Nicki Minaj breaks up with Meek Mill?

With all the back and forth between Meek Mill and Drake, Nicki has stayed away from the drama by not saying anything or taking sides but according to Media Take Out, Meek Mill's diss track did it for Nicki and she's done with Meek Mill.

Jim Iyke coming for his debtors!

Whoever is owing Jim Iyke better have his money because he's not playing. Jim posted this message on his page.

Maria Menounos replaces Giuliana Rancic as co-host of E! News

E! Television yesterday officially announced that Maria Menounos, 37, would be replacing Giuliana Rancic on E! News
'As an established entertainment and news journalist with strong Hollywood connections, Maria has proven herself to be a great fit with the E! News team,' E! said in a statement unveiling the new appointment.
Giuliana revealed earlier in July that she would be stepping down from her post on August 10 to focus on her blossoming side ventures.

D'banj unveils new hot photos

He shared the photos on his instagram page, says its a visual EP photo shoot. Another pic after the cut

Divorce rumours trail Will and Jada Pinkett..once again!

According unidentified family sources, Will and Jada Pinkett are calling it quits after 20yrs together. We have heard this rumour many times in the past but this time, they swear it's for real.

From The National Enquirer
"For Will and Jada, holding it together these past few years has been tough because their marriage has been on life support for a long time,” said an insider.
“They’re exhausted from trying to maintain the façade of a happy union. They’ve decided to pull the plug in a carefully choreographed manner, [and] agree announcing their split at the end of the summer is the right move.”

18 contestants battle for MTN Project Fame 8.0 Academy slots

It’s time for serious business as 18 contestants battle for a slot in the MTN Project Fame 8.0 academy at the Opening Gala show coming up this Saturday, August 1, 2015 in Lagos, Nigeria.

A lot has happened since the aspiring contestants emerged from theauditions in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Ibadan and Ghana.