Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Man caught after buying condoms for sex with 11-year-old girl

38 years old Mark McKenna (pictured above), who was due to marry his long-time fiancee has been caught by a vigilante group trying to have sex with an 11-year-old girl.

According to Metro UK, 38-year-old Mark McKenna, was tracked down to Bluewater shopping centre in Kent after he bought condoms for his meeting with a young girl while his fiancee was on a hen do.

The report says that McKenna had sent a large volume of text messages and naked pictures of himself to the girl who did not exist before the meeting.

Nigeria will remain in recession till 2020 – Agbakoba

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has said Nigeria will continue to wallow in economic recession until 2020 except the Federal Government takes hold of the banking sector and exert more regulatory control, among other measures.

Also, the senator representing Lagos-West Senatorial District, Senator Solomon Adeola, has called for urgent measures to tackle the current economic recession facing the country.

Buhari, Jonathan, Shonekan, others attend Council of State meeting

President Buhari, his predecessor Goodluck Jonathan, former interim presidnt Ernest Shonekan and former military leade, Abdulsalami Abubakar, are presently attending the Council of State meeting holding at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

This is the second council of state meeting to be presided over by President Buhari. The first held in October last year.

Shocking! 'Stuffing myself with food turns me on' - 50st model whose boyfriend feeds her through a funnel so she can be world’s fattest woman

Monica Riley, 27 who is morbidly obese, weighing over 50 stones and models for websites as Big Beautiful women (BBW) says she wants to be the world's fattest woman and that she won't stop adding weight until she becomes unable to walk.
Monica at first wanted to lose weight but embraced her plus size in 2014 and vowed to do whatever it takes to be the world's fattest woman with her boyfriend Sid, 25, feeding her till she gets full.
Sid feeds her through a funnel and spends his entire day cooking for her until 91-inch stomach is full as she consumes over 8,000 calories every day.

#EdoDecides: Police, DSS call for postponement of Edo election

The Nigerian Police Force and the Department of State Security DSS, have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the Saturday September 10th governorship election in Edo state for security reasons. The security agencies made the call at a joint press briefing at the DSS Headquarters in Abuja today September 7th.

According to the spokesman of the police, DCP Don Awunah and his DSS counterpart, Tony Okeowo represented by Garba Abdullahi, credible intelligence available to them indicates that there may be a terror attack during next week's Sallah holidays, especially in Edo State. ‎

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Obama cancels meeting with new Philippine President Duterte after he called him a SOB

United States president, Barack Obama has called off a planned meeting Tuesday with new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, because he didn't want Obama to ask him questions about his directive for civilians to kill drug dealers in the Philippines. 

It's unusual for one president to tell another what to say or not say, and much rarer to call the other a "son of a bitch."  Before Duterte flew to Laos for a regional summit he warned Obama not to challenge him over extrajudicial killings in the Philippines.
Obama responded by saying:

"Clearly, he's a colorful guy." "What I've instructed my team to do is talk to their Philippine counterparts to find out is this in fact a time where we can have some constructive, productive conversations."

High Court restrains Imo state govt from relocating, destroying or tampering with Ekeukwu Owerri market

On Monday, an Imo State High Court which was presided over by Justice Sabinus I. Opara, restrained the state government from destroying, relocating or tampering with the Ekeukwu Owerri Market, pending the hearing and determination of the substantive suit, HOW/380/2016.
The respondents included the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha the Attorney General of Imo State, and the Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Urban Planning. 

Despite being served with court papers, none of the defendants was represented in court which angered Hustice Opara who said:

Monday, 5 September 2016

Two killed as cultists clash again in Rivers

Two persons were, on Sunday night, shot dead during a cult clash in Egita community in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.
It was learnt that the two cult groups, Icelanders and the Greenlanders that have been terrorising the area, were locked in a war of supremacy.
A community source told our correspondent that the cause of the recent clash was still not known, but that the boys in the area had not clashed for a long time now.

Florida man arrested after using his own 'wanted by police' poster as Facebook profile picture

A Florida man, Mack Yearwood, a man with two outstanding warrants as well as a possible tie to an open case was captured by police after he used his 'wanted by police' poster as his Facebook profile photo.

“Facebook is a great way to communicate and connect with old friends and family,” Cpl. Brian Bossio wrote in a post on the Stuart Police Department’s Facebook page.  If you are wanted by the police, it’s probably not a good idea to use the ‘Wanted of the Week’ poster of yourself as your profile pic.”

Photos: African migrant gives birth to twins on rickety boat off the Libyan coast

26-year-old Eritrean Merhawit Tesfamariam gave birth prematurely to twins on board a rickety boat off the Libyan coast in late August. Her twins, Hiyap (1.6 kilos) and Evenezer (1.3 kilos) are currently in incubators in Palermo's Cervello Hospital, Italy.

CNN's Ben Wedeman spent the day with Merhawit in the hospital, trying to learn her story, how she escaped from Eritrea to Libya and managed to get to Italy.
So far this year, 3,165 migrants and refugees have died attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe, often in overcrowded boats and rafts.

Stop twisting the facts, you are the cause of this bad economy- APC tells PDP

In a statement released today, the ruling party, APC, has advised PDP to stop insulting Nigerians by twisting the truth regarding the current bad state of the economy. In the statement signed by its National Secretary, Mala Buni, the party said the prevailing socio-economic hardship being faced by Nigerians is a direct consequence of the mismanagement of the economy and unprecedented looting of the country’s commonwealth perpetrated under the watch of PDP. Read the statement after the cut.

In reacting to the orchestrated and insensitive comments by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the economy, the All Progressives Congress (APC) urges the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to remain focused in its bold bid to restore economic growth in the country.

Woman arrested & charged with arson after setting ablaze car she assumed belonged to her ex boyfriend

A Florida woman, Carmen Chamblee, 19, has been arrested and charged with second degree arson for setting fire to a car she thought belonged to her ex boyfriend. Turns she set ablaze the wrong car.

According to ABC, authorities believe that Chamblee who has since been arrested, intentionally set a Honda on fire earlier this month. Security camera caught footage of the incident and it is believed that she thought that the vehicle belong to her ex boyfriend.

Lagos Police arrests house guard who killed his employer in Ajah

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Tanko Abdulateef, a 22-year old House guard who allegedly killed his employer, Mrs Mabel Mba Okafor in Ajah area of the State on August 17, 2016. The suspect, who was arrested from his hiding in Bali, Taraba State, was said to have stabbed the victim in the stomach and left her stomach ripped open.

It was also gathered that the suspect took away valuable items from the victim including three phones, trinket and a lot of clothes, all of which were recovered from him.

4 Soldiers of 'Operation Crocodile Smile' drown In Bayelsa boat mishap

Four soldiers that are part of the Operation Crocodile in the Niger Delta have drowned in a boat mishap in Bayelsa state today September 5th. The incident happened at about 10 am this morning along the Brass Water Front in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa.

The riffles of the soldiers are currently missing. A resident of the community, Effa, who spoke with Leadership, said attempts by the youths in the community and other soldiers to rescue the soldiers failed as the drowned soldiers could not be found.

Civil servants in Edo State allegedly directed to wear APC arm bands or risk being sacked

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is claiming that the Edo State government has directed all civil servants in the state to wear APC arm bands and adorn their walls and tables in the office with the party’s posters and flags or risk being sacked.
A statement by the State Publicity Secretary, Mr Chris Nehikhare, condemned the directive, describing the move as a 'tragic and pathetic'
"Civil servants are supposed to be apolitical, the trend where they were ordered through text messages ostensibly from the Head of Service to immediately adorn the arm bands, paste posters and put the APC flag on their desks, ‘with immediate effect’ is a tragedy.

Friday, 2 September 2016

Orode Uduaghan confirms break up with husband

Daughter of former governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, Orode Uduaghan has confirms her marriage is over. The 27 year old mother of two disclosed this with a picture of herself and her kids on her restaurant IG page with the caption "Im Orode, a proud single mother of two amazing heroes....

Rumours have been going around that her marriage was having issues at the time she was pregnant with her second child but crashed immediately she had him in Jan 2015. 

1000 arrests in Gabon post-vote violence

Thousands of angry protesters poured onto the streets of Libreville late Wednesday, accusing the government of stealing the election after Bongo won a second term by a razor-thin margin over rival Jean Ping. His victory is set to extend the Bongo family’s almost 50-year rule over the small oil-rich nation. 
Gunfire crackled across the city and plumes of smoke billowed from the torched parliament building as protesters clashed with heavily armed security forces.

Video: Crazy moment a fan breaches security to kiss Lionel Messi's feet during Argentina vs Uruguay match

Last night, Lionel Messi helped 10-man Argentine side defeat Uruguay 1-0 in  the 2018 World Cup qualifying victory. The star striker and reigning world best player scored the winning goal in the 42nd minute on his return to the national team.
The match also witnessed a 'crazy' moment when a fan breached security to meet his idol- Messi.

The pitch invader fell to his knees and even kissed the Barcelona star's feet. He was then escorted away by the police. watch the video after the cut.

Governor Mimiko’s ally assassinated in Ondo State

Late Pirisola, Mimiko's ally
A political ally of Governor Olusegun Mimiko and former caretaker chairman of the People’s Democratic Party in Ondo State, Evangelist Niyi Pirisola has been assassinated. 

He was alleged killed early hours of today, Friday, September 2 while returning home from a vigil.

Why Melania Trump files $150m lawsuit against UK Daily Mail and blogger

Former model and the wife of US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Melania Trump has sued the US-based publisher of the Daily Mail Online and a blogger over stories making false and defamatory statements about her supposedly being an escort in the 1990s.

The Daily Mail story last month cited a Slovenian magazine’s report that a modeling agency that Trump worked with in New York in the 1990s also served as an escort business, linking wealthy clients with women for sexual services. 

On Thursday September 1st, The Daily Mail retracted the story in a post on its website:

Thursday, 1 September 2016

7.1 magnitude quake jolts New Zealand

WELLINGTON: A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked New Zealand early Friday (Sep 2), the US Geological Survey said.

The tremor was estimated at a depth of around 30 kilometres, some 167 kilometres from Gisborne - off the coast of the country's north island - according to the agency.

- AFP/de

See thie beautiful photos of Maryam Abacha and her daughters

Maryam Abacha and two of her daughters looking beautiful here. The former First Lady and mother of 10 with two of her daughters.

Video: Emotional German football legend Bastian Schweinsteiger can’t hold back the tears on his final game for Germany

In an emotional soaked event, German football legend Bastian Schweinsteiger who has been told by Jose Mourinho at Manchester United that he has no future at the club and has been banished to play with the youth team couldn't hold back his tears last night as he was honored by the German FA in his last game for the German team.

After 12 years and 120 caps, in an international career which culminated in him winning the World Cup in 2014, Bastian decided to hang up his international boots in last night's friendly versus Finland.

President Buhari Committed To Resuscitating The Economy - APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) assures Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari APC-led administration remains solidly committed to resuscitating the economy in the quickest possible time and in the best interest of the people. The statement by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday is the latest in the Party’s insensitive plot to deflect attention from the voodoo economics and reckless fiscal policies the country was subjected to during its 16-year rule.

For the umpteenth time, the PDP lacks the moral basis and credibility to comment or condemn the government on the economy after the mess it left behind. Instead, the PDP must apologize to Nigerians.

Video: 'Anyone who is in the United States illegally is subject to deportation' - Donald Trump says in his fiery speech on immigration

In his highly anticipated speech in Phoenix, Arizona on Wednesday, Trump embraced a hardline conservative position saying he was in Mexico to discuss about a border wall and also reiterated that Mexico will pay for the wall. Trump also said "there will be no amnesty," for undocumented immigrants.

There are about 11 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S and Trump in his speech last night suggested that undocumented immigrants who are caught will be deported -- with no exceptions but didn't say if all 11 million immigrants will be deported.

Another airline, First Nation, suspends operations in Nigeria

Barely 24 hours after Aero contractors announced it is suspending operations, another airline, First Nation, has also announced the suspension of their operations. According to reports, the airline suspended operations so as to carry out routine maintenance on their aircrafts.

Nollywood Actor, Ernest Asuzu healed and gifted with exotic jeep

Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu who has suffered stroke for a while now was recently given a brand new exotic jeep and cash, by Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, Warri, Delta state.

The actor who was once one of the most sought after actors in Nollywood before he suffered partial stroke last year, 2015, became lucky when the man of God came to his rescue.

'Breastfeeding, mac & cheese and sex with husband Ice-T are my secrets to staying fit' - Coco reveals

Coco Austin also known as Coco has revealed that breastfeeding, eating mac and cheese, and sex with her husband Ice-T are responsible for keeping her fit as she hasn't been able to go to the gym in almost two years.

The 37 year old reality star, dancer and glamour model, revealed this and more about parenting at her baby Chanel's nine-month birthday photo shoot this week...

Photo: See Pattaya in Thailand, the World's largest lawless red light district with 27,000 prostitutes

Pattaya, in Thailand, is considered the world's largest unofficial sex capital - and it didn't get that title for a reason. According to the Sun UK's Luke Williams, Human rights groups have branded Pattaya as a “paedophile paradise”:
'It has a reported 27,000 prostitutes, but is also where some people go to find a wife. On arrival, I saw hundreds of  usually extremely overweight older white western men walk around with young Thai girlfriends.
 It’s a city full of white men, there one to every three Thai men.

Photo: Blac Chyna pose nude for Paper Mag

Blac Chyna is PAPER Mag's September cover girl ... that means buck naked, and Kim was right there to coach her through the shoot as a pro in nudity and breaking-the-internet photo shoot. 

According to TMZ, Kim arrived with Chyna, helped her strike poses and even picked out what some might call wardrobe.
Kim and Chyna were tight the entire day ... it was apparent to all they like each other.

Photos: Footballer Dickson Nwakaeme buys Range Rover for his pregnant wife

France based Footballer, Dickson Nwakaeme who plays for french association football club, Angers SCO, bought a Range Rover for his heavily pregnant wife, Geraldine. The couple got married last year 2015 and are expecting their first child. Congrats to her.

Photos: Gabon Parliament set on fire after President Ali Bongo was declared winner

Angry protesters on Wednesday, set fire to Gabon’s national assembly as thousands of people took to the streets after an announcement that President Ali Bongo had been re-elected.

The clashes erupted immediately Bongo was declared the winner of Saturday’s presidential poll, with opposition supporters chanting “Ali must go".
Two people were killed and dozens injured injured as Gabon security forces stormed the opposition's headquarters early Thursday morning, a source inside the building said.

Operation Crocodile Smile: Troops conducts patrols and raids in Delta State, arrest five suspected criminals

Troops of 222 Battalion, 4 Brigade Nigerian Army involved in the field training exercise of Operation CROCODILE SMILE have also been conducting patrols and raids.
A statement by Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman said the troops on Wednesday, August 31, carried out patrols through Edje-Ewu-Opere waterside and Araya communities in Ughelli South and Isoko South Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Delta State.

55-year-old guard abducts, rapes 14-year-old for four days

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 55-year-old security guard, Yekini Ogunjobi, for alleged unlawful detention of a teenage girl in his apartment for four days.

The police said Ogunjobi raped the 14-year-old victim, Blessing (pseudonym) during her incarceration before she was rescued from the apartment on Esuola Street, Oko-Oba, in the Agege area of Lagos.

"Nigeria in worst possible time" - says Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Wednesday admitted that Nigeria was in its worst possible time with the Gross Domestic Product figures for the 2016 second quarter released by the National Bureau of Statistics showing the nation’s economy now in recession.

The nation’s external reserves fell by 2.86 per cent to $25.45bn on August 29, 2016, the latest report from the Central Bank of Nigeria showed on Wednesday. The foreign exchange reserves stood at $26.2bn at the end of July.

The continued scarcity of foreign exchange also pushed the naira to an all-time-low of 420 against the United States dollar at the parallel market.

MTN suspends contracts of their celebrity ambassadors

MTN Nigeria has reportedly suspended the ambassadorship of many of their ambassadors. According to an exclusive report by LIB, those affected include Project Fame ambassadors including Iyanya, Praiz and Chidinma, and other ambassadors like Falz, Skales, Tekno and Nkem Owoh and every other else.

MTN told them that they had no roles for them at the moment and didn't want to renew their contracts immediately. So right now, everything is pending.

NPA bans female staff from wearing trousers, miniskirts to work

According to a statement, the management of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) has banned its female staff from wearing miniskirts and jeans trousers to work. The general manager of NPA stressed that female staff members who are found wanting will be sanctioned. 

“It has been observed that despite the issuance of a couple of circulars vide HQ/GMHR/CON/G.3/128 of 25th August, 2008 and HQ/CR/AD/G.1/3039 of 19th December, 2014 on corporate Dress Code, some employees still indulge in improper dressing to the office. 

Man sentenced to 80 years jailterm is freed from prisonl after spending 21 years for crime he didn't commit

Darryl Howard, who was sentenced to 80 years in prison after a 1995 court trial was released from the Durham County Detention center in North Carolina on Wednesday after spending 21 years for a crime he didn't commit. 

Howard was convicted of the 1991 strangling and sexual assault of 29-year-old Doris Washington and her 13-year-old daughter, Nishonda., but the judge yesterday threw out the double murder conviction and ordered Howard's immediate and unrestricted release from prison, saying there was no DNA evidence unavailable at Howard's 1995 trial. 

"He is doing well" Julius Agwu's wife clears the air on his health status, thanks friends and fans for their support

Wife of Julius Agwu has reacted to reports making the round in the media about the comedian's current health status. The comedian, who survived a brain surgery last year, was hospitalized in London last weekend from stress of organizing his annual comedy show, Crack ya Ribs, which he was eventually unable to attend.

In an Instagram post shared today, Ibiere Agwu confirmed that her husband was indeed admitted to the hospital due to stress-related issues. The mother of two used the opportunity to thank fans, friends and colleagues for the outpouring of love and support.

Nollywood movie producers, Zeb and Chico Ejiro lose their mum

Mother of legendary and popular Nollywood movie producers, Chico and Zeb Ejiro, Madam Susan Ejiro is dead. She died yesterday August 31st at the age of 83 years old. 

Below is what Chico Ejiro shared on his Facebook page.

"I lost my mother last night. The best mother. I will never forget the moments we spent together. I will look for you in my next life. Mama I love you." May her soul rest in peace, Amen.

Tanzanian Singer, Diamond Platnumz' baby mama expecting her 5th child and 2nd child with him

Zari, the beautiful baby mama of popular singer, Diamond Platnumz is expecting her 2nd child with the music artiste. She already has three children from a previous marriage before meeting the singer. This will be her 5th child. Congrats to both.

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Melania Trump’s RNC speech bears striking similarities to Michelle Obama’s 2008 DNC address

Photo published for Side-by-side of Melania Trump, Michelle Obama's speeches - CNN Video
In her first major address before the nation yesterday night at the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump's wife, Melania Trump, who is hoping to be US next First Lady gave a wonderful speech and many were impressed until they realized the former model plagiarized a number of lines from first lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. 

There are a few word for word similarities. Check it out after the cut...

Army carrying out forensic audit of all its formations, operations and units - Buratai says

Nigerian Army is carrying out forensic audit of all its formations, operations and units according to Buratai.

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday disclosed that the Nigerian Army is presently carrying out Forensic auditing of all its formations, units and operations in the Northeast. Buratai said this when Ugochukwu Osuagwu, Principal Partner of St Francis Xavier Solicitors paid him visit in Abuja.

He said the Army, under his command, has zero tolerance for corruption and that the wastages of the past were being corrected in line with the policy of the Buhari-led administration.

I remain loyal to APC, says Bukola Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Monday July 18th restated his loyalty to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC). Saraki also reiterated his belief that the President Buhari's government will redeem its electoral promises made during the 2015 general elections.

The Senate President spoke at the 10th Abuja Housing Show where top government officials and prominent stakeholders in the housing sector brainstormed on the theme: “Expanding Access To Affordable Housing In Africa.”
Acknowledging the presence of the APC National Organizing Secretary, Senator Osita Izunaso who earlier kick-started discussions at the summit, Saraki assured that the APC government is unwaveringly committed to the social welfare of the people while re-affirming his unalloyed loyalty to the party.

Nick Cannon leads Black Lives Matters protest outside Republican National Convention in Cleveland

Rapper and actor, Nick Cannon joined Black Lives Matters protesters outside the Republican National Convention which started in Cleveland, Ohio, on Monday and attacked both the Democratic and the Republican  parties. Nick stood in front of banners and posters calling for justice and an end to shootings of black men by police officers.

He said:
'We want to be respected. We want to feel safe. We want the American Dream.  
'You are messing with our peace of mind. We can't operate as Americans when we can't walk outside and feel safe.  

Traditional ruler, his driver and body guards killed in Plateau State by suspected Fulani herdsmen

A traditional ruler, his driver and body guards were killed in Plateau State by suspected Fulani herdsmen yesterday Monday July 18th.

The traditional ruler of the Ron/Kulere tribe of Bokkos LGA in Plateau State, His Royal Highness, Sir Lazarus Agai was murdered by suspected Fulani Herdsmen, yesterday evening Monday July 18.
According to Plateau News, the monarch was ambushed and murdered along with his bodyguards and driver on his way back home from his farm at Sha village in Bokkos.

Dino Melaye alleges Remi Tinubu has released N75m to sponsor a protest against him in Abuja

According Senator Dino Melaye, Senator Remi Tinubu has released N75 million to sponsor a protest against him. He made the allegation in a post on his Facebook wall this evening. He wrote;
A civil rights movement, Committee for the Defence of Women's Rights, has uncovered a plan by the wife of a former governor of Lagos State and chairman, Senate Committee on Women Affairs, Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu to sponsor a protest against Senator Dino Melaye this coming Wednesday in Abuja. 

Friday, 8 July 2016

Federal High Court affirms Okezie Ikpeazu as Abia State Governor, dismisses the Tax Certificate forgery suit against him

Federal High Court affirms Okezie Ikpeazu as Abia State Governor, dismisses the Tax Certificate forgery suit against him

Justice A.I Allagoa of the Federal High Court in Owerri, has affirmed the election of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State. Former governorship aspirant, Barr. Friday Nwosu also dragged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to court over alleged forged tax certificates. However, the court ruled today that the plaintiff, (Nwosu) was unable to prove that the tax documents where forged and dismissed the matter.