Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Lagos Shuts 28 Illegal Hospitals

The Lagos State Government says it has shut down 28 substandard hospitals and 319 illegal pharmacies across the state for not meeting up with the standard set by the government.
The government also disclosed that 9,498 pupils in Lagos public primary schools have visual impairment after tests carried out on them.

N10bn jet scandal: Court denies stopping Madueke’s probe

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, denied granting an interim injunction that stopped the Public Accounts Committee, PAC, of the House of Representatives from investigating the Minister of Petroleum Resources,Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, over allegation that she spent N10billion on chartered private jets. 

Woman bags 5 months in prison for beating 2- year-old to a state of coma

An Upper Area Court in Kado, Abuja, on Wednesday sentenced a 43-year-old woman, Janet Moses to five months in prison for beating a two-year-old boy to a state of coma.
The judge, Mr Abubakar Sadiq, sentenced Moses after she pleaded guilty to a one count charge of cruelty to a child.

In “Mercy,” Praiz is smoking hot…like you’ve never heard him before

Praiz, RnB king, former MTN Project Fame contestant and brain behind such winning tracks as Oshe, a collaboration with Awilo Longomba and Sweet Potato a collaboration with Chidinmma, has just unleashed a new hit track that raises the ante. In “Mercy” the new hit track, Praiz sounds like you’ve never heard him. He’s simply piping hot.

Kenya signs polygamy bill into law

A law allowing men to marry as many women as they want has been signed into law in Kenya by President Uhuru Kenyatta despite opposition from women’s groups.
The new development in the country was confirmed through a statement by the presidency, which says it ”consolidates various laws relating to marriage”.

Graphic Photos: Man sets himself on fire, embraces politician on Live TV

Horrific: Onlookers attempt to douse the flames after a spectator set himself on fire and embraced a local politician, leaving them both fighting for their lives, during a television debate in northern India
A television debate in India ended in horror when a spectator set himself alight before embracing a politician, leaving both men fighting for their lives.
The man, named by police as Durgesh Kumar Singh, emerged from a crowd of about 150 onlookers, doused himself in petrol then grabbed the local leader of the Bahujan Samaj Party, Kamruzzama Fauji.

14-year-old girl shoots and kills fellow teen after Facebook fight over a boy

Endia Martin, 14, was killed MondayChicago teen was shot in the back on her way home
Endia Martin, a high school freshman from Chicago, was shot in the back and left for dead on the ground   
A 14-year-old Chicago girl has been charged with murder as a juvenile in the killing of another girl her age sparked by a romantic rivalry. 

Police spokesman Thomas Sweeney says Endia Martin, 14, was walking home from school Monday in the hardscrabble Back of the Yards neighborhood on the city's South Side when she ran into her nemesis, who pulled a gun and opened fire. 

Beyonce Named Highest-Earning Black Artist Of All Time

Beyonce has surpassed legends like Michael Jackson, Prince and Janet Jackson for the title of the highest-paid black artist of all time.
According to MTV UK, her surprise album and Mrs. Carter world tour helped gained her the title. The tour grossed over $212 million over the past year, with the star earning $41.1 million from her European leg of the tour.

Lukaku: Chelsea future down to the club

Lukaku: Chelsea future down to the club 
Romelu Lukaku says his future at Chelsea will be decided by the club over the summer, but he’s believes the Blues are happy with his progress at Everton.
The Belgian’s future at Stamford Bridge has been called into question in recent months, with Everton and Tottenham among the clubs keen on signing him on a permanent basis.

Lallana 'set for Liverpool move'

Lallana 'set for Liverpool move' 
Liverpool could be set to beat rivals Chelsea and Manchester United to the summer signing of Southampton star Adam Lallana, according to reports.
The England international – named this week in the PFA Team of the Year – has attracted a lot of interest after a sensation season for the Saints, which is set to culminate in a trip to the World Cup.

Cavani 'wants Man Utd move'

Cavani 'wants Man Utd move' 
Edinson Cavani is reportedly eyeing a summer move to Manchester United after falling out with Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc.
The highly-rated striker only joined PSG last summer but has been overshadowed by team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic this term.

Nigerian pleads guilty to terror charge in US court

Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi: pleads guilty for aiding Al Qaeda
A Nigerian has pleaded guilty in New York to charges he took part in a Yemen-based al-Qaida faction’s efforts to spread propaganda intended to encourage terror attacks.
Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi entered the plea on Tuesday to charges of providing material support to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. He faces up to 30 years in prison at his August sentencing in federal court in Brooklyn.

76 Year Old Man Remanded for Alleged Possession of 18 Human Skulls

Court Remands 76-Year-Old for Alleged Possession of 18 Human Skulls
A Magistrates’ Court in Sango-Ota, Ogun State has remanded a septuagenarian, Sunday Toyinbo, and one Adelani Ogundimu, 40, for allegedly being in possession of 18 human skulls and conspiracy.

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Photo: Lupita Nyong’o For Miu Miu Eyewear Campaign

Academy Award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o stars in the new Eyewear campaign for Miu Miu.

72-Year-Old Man Arrested Over Abuja, Niger Gun Factories

Exposed: 72-Year-old Man Arrested Over Abuja, Niger Gun Factories

The Guards Brigade of the Nigerian Army has arrested a 72-year-old man for operating four gun factories in Suleja Niger State and the Federal Capital Territory.
The Public Relations Officer of the Brigade, Capt. Charles Ekeocha, told journalists on Tuesday in Suleja, Niger State that three of the factories were in the Federal Capital Territory while one was located in Suleja.