Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Video: Passenger removed from South African airline after 'racist' insult

Passenger removed from South African airline after 'racist' insult

South Africa had its share of airline controversy after a white passenger was removed from a domestic airline after allegedly hurling racist insults at a black passenger.

The pilot of FlySafair flight boarding for departure at Cape Town to Port Elizabeth last Friday decided to remove the passenger who allegedly used a derogatory word against another passenger, threatened him, adding: “you people are all the same.”

Women Break Into Fight During Holy Festival After Wife Spots Her Husband With His Lover In Crowd

“A religious festival ended up in a fight when a woman spotted her husband canoodling with his lover among the tens of thousands of people in the crowd. This resulted in the women and their friends getting involved in a fight, pulling hair and slapping each other as passers-by tried to restore order.
The incident was captured on camera by a passerby during the processions of Semana Santa at Santo Cristobal in Lima, Peru.

Higuain warns Juventus over brilliant Barcelona

Higuain warns Juventus over brilliant Barcelona

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain knows there is no room for complacency against miracle men Barcelona at Camp Nou on Wednesday.
The Serie A leaders boast a commanding 3-0 advantage over Barca from the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
But Luis Enrique’s men – who face a pivotal week in the season with a trip to Real Madrid in El Clasico on Sunday following on their agenda – made Champions League history in the previous round when they overturned a 4-0 deficit against Paris Saint-Germain with an improbable 6-1 win on home turf.

Zimbabwe is 37 years old, opposition "commemorate and not celebrate"

Zimbabwe is 37 years old, opposition "commemorate and not celebrate"

Zimbabwe is celebrating 37 years of independence from colonial rule on Tuesday yet the embittered opposition say there is nothing to celebrate about.

93-year-old President Robert Mugabe started the celebration on Monday when he spent some time with school children gathered at an indoor sports centre in Harare.

Model Accuses Drake Of Impregnating And Refusing To Pick Her Calls

Super Sexy Instagram model Layla has called out Drake for allegedly dumping her after she told him she was pregnant with his child.

Lagos Businessman Beaten To Death Over Stolen Dryer

Two members of the Vigilante Service of Ogun State (VSO), Ismaila Jimoh (aka Bintin) and Hassan Olatunde, have been arrested in connection with the death of a 28-year-old businessman, Tayo Olatunbosun.

Jimoh and Olatunde were said to have apprehended Olatunbosun in the Adiyan area of Ogun State on Saturday for allegedly stealing a hairdryer.
They reportedly beat the businessman with charms and later took him to the Agbado Police Station around 10pm.

Video: Woman gets her hand stuck in her toilet and has to be freed by firefighters

An American woman, Gracie Henderson, found herself in a tight spot after her hand got stuck in a toilet bowl. She had just moved into a new flat and needed to unblock her toilet, in the absence of a plunger, she decided to use her hand and got stuck in the process.
Unable to free herself, family members had to call firefighters who loosened the bowl, carried it into her garden with her hand still stuck in it and smashed it to free her.

Gracie was not injured and saw the lighter side of things as she shared a video of the incident online. 

Police arrest man for beheading mother in Abia

The Police in Abia state have arrested a middle aged man identified as Christopher Nwajei, in Umuchagu Osokwa, Osisisoma Ngwa Local Government Area of the state, for beheading his mother  on March 29th.

According to residents of the community, Nwajei beheaded his mother in their home just after she made dinner. He allegedly took some blood from her after beheading her.

Missing UNILAG Undergraduate Found Dead

The body of a University of Lagos (UNILAG) undergraduate, who was declared missing about three weeks ago, has been found in a mortuary. Remilekun Odeleye was declared missing days after she went for a party on the Island but never returned. Unknown to her loved ones, the young woman was involved in a motor accident on Eko Bridge and her body deposited at the mortuary.

Essien, Cole caught without work permits in Indonesia

Essien, Cole caught without work permits in Indonesia

Michael Essien and Carlton Cole are facing problems in Indonesia after their new club admitted it had not obtained work permits for the ex-English Premier League players.
The two were signed with great fanfare last month by Persib Bandung, one of the country’s best clubs, in a boost for Indonesian football as it seeks to bounce back from a FIFA suspension and launch a new league.

Investigate Dino Melaye for diverting items for IDPs in North-East – Isah tells EFCC

Investigate Dino Melaye for diverting items for IDPs in North-East – Isah tells EFCC

The administrator of Ijimu local government area of Kogi state, Toufiq Isah, has requested the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Presidency to investigate Dino Melaye for moving items meant for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in the North-East last December to his country home in Ayetoro-Gbede, in the local government area.
The state chairman of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, also accused the Kogi west Senator of “stage-managing an attack in order to cause unnecessary tension in the Council”, adding that it was unfortunate that Melaye twisted the story and accused him of planning to kill him.

40-Year Old Teacher Brutalized By Soldiers In Lagos

Two military men attached to the Nigeria Army Ordnance Tailoring Factory, Yaba, have been accused of beating up a teacher, Ojiah Marleth-Adeiza, in a house on Maye Street, in the Yaba area of Lagos State.

According to Punch, the soldiers allegedly beat up the 40-year-old and damaged his property in a bid to eject him from his apartment.

The men were allegedly acting on the orders of the landlady, identified only as Olawunmi, who is based in Canada.

APC dares Wike to sue FG over recovered $43 million

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dared Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike over his threat to sue the Federal Government on the $43 million recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a residential apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos.APC said Wike, his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayodele Fayose and former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, who linked the $43 million to the Minister of Transportation and immediate past governor of Rivers, Chibuike Amaechi, were being mischievous.

Amazon’s NFL Deal Includes $30 Million in Free Marketing

Amazon’s deal to stream NFL Thursday night games includes as much as $30 million worth of marketing and promotion of the football league, pushing the total value of the contract as high as $80 million, according to a person familiar with the terms.
The e-commerce giant won the rights to the games earlier this month by agreeing to pay the National Football League $50 million, about five times what Twitter Inc. spent last season. Amazon.com Inc. will offer the games as part of its video-subscription service, the company’s latest effort to boost the value of its Prime membership.

CBN denies knowledge of recovered seized $43million

CBN denies knowledge of recovered seized $43million

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has distanced itself from the $43million, that was discovered in an apartment in the Osborne Towers, Ikoyi.
Spokesperson of the apex bank, Isaac Okorafor, insisted that they did not know the source of the money.

Cameroon doctors' strike leaves patients stranded

Cameroon doctors' strike leaves patients stranded

A doctors’ strike in Cameroon left patients without critical care in the capital Yaoude on Monday, the latest in a string of union actions that have crippled a country in the midst of political crisis.
The doctors union, known as SYMEC, demanded better working conditions and pay and left nurses to attend to sick patients in some of Yaounde’s major hospitals.
The strike was not directly linked to other union action, but it adds to the turmoil in the central African country where protests have erupted since October in the Anglophone south- and northwest regions.

Teacher had sex with teenage student after husband plied him with alcohol

Teacher had sex with teenage student after husband plied him with alcohol

A teacher faces jail after having sex with a student at her home after her husband had plied him with alcohol the night before.

Jessica Storer, 28, admitting sleeping with the 18-year-old after her husband Derrick, 33, had supplied him and others with alcohol.

New 'world's oldest person' is Violet Mosse Brown, aged 117

Meet Violet, the new 'world's oldest person'

The oldest person in the world is now Violet Mosse Brown, a 117-year-old woman from Jamaica.

Congratulations, Violet!
Known as ‘Aunt V’ to friends, she was born in Trelawney on March 10, 1900 and has lived there all of her phenomenally long life.

Those around Buhari buried their own loot in Aso Rock - Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has alleged that some people close to President Muhammadu Buhari buried loot in the presidential villa in Abuja.
Fayose made the claim in response to the statement of Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, that looters have resorted to burying stolen funds in their backyards, deep forests and burial grounds.

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Brazil's Odebrecht to pay $2.6bn fine for corruption

A US judge has formally fined Brazil's engineering giant Odebrecht $2.6bn in a corruption case centred around the country's state oil company, Petrobras.
The fine was a plea bargain deal agreed last year with the US, Brazilian and Swiss authorities.
The judge said Brazil will receive $2.39bn, with the rest going to the Swiss and US authorities.

Police Arrest Seven Over Alleged Assassination Attempt On Melaye

The Kogi State Police Command on Monday said seven persons have been arrested in connection with the assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye at his country home Aiyetoro-Gbede last Saturday.
Melaye escaped unhurt after gunmen invaded his house and shot sporadically. They also destroyed two vehicles and riddled the senator’s building with bullets.

Student, 17, blows off own hand after home-made bomb explodes

Student, 17, blows off own hand after home-made bomb explodes

A student has blown off his own hand when a home-made bomb, he is alleged to have made, exploded.

The 17-year-old, named only as Andrey K by Russian press, lost his right hand and part of his left after the device exploded near the entrance to a library on Vasilevsky Island in St Petersburg.

China says no political motive as North Korea flights suspended

China Monday denied any political motive in the cancellation of flights by its flag carrier to North Korea, as pressure mounts on Beijing to help curb Pyongyang’s weapons programmes.
State broadcaster CCTV reported last Friday that Air China had suspended its Beijing-Pyongyang route, leading to speculation the move was intended to pressure the North.
But foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang distanced his government from the decision and said it was purely “market-based”.

Four die as plane crashes into supermarket

Four people aboard a Swiss-registered light aircraft died when it crashed into a supermarket warehouse in the Lisbon suburbs on Monday, investigators said.
“There are four dead, the pilot and his three passengers,” a spokesman for Portugal’s Office of Prevention and Investigation of Aeronautical Accidents told AFP, saying further details about the incident and the fatalities were not immediately known.

Musicians chase fame on west Africa’s musical islands

Every April, the tiny island capital of Cape Verde is taken over for a week by musicians of all stripes, trailing dreams of record deals and sold-out stadiums.
Two events, the Atlantic Music Expo (AME) and the more established Kriol Jazz Festival, draw talent from as far away Haiti and Brazil, intent on showing what they have to offer to international producers on an archipelago famed for its own rich musical heritage.

Amazon, Flipkart battle in India for e-commerce’s ‘last frontier’

With 100 million new internet users every year, Amazon is betting big on India, but a major new investment in homegrown rival Flipkart means the battle to dominate the fast-growing e-commerce market is set to heat up.
Flipkart announced this week that top international companies including Microsoft, eBay and China’s Tencent had pledged investments totalling $1.4 billion, among the largest sums ever raised by an Indian start-up.

Babymamas Get Better Treatment Than Legitimate Wives - Nigerian Lady

Buhari has met Nigerians’ expectations – Group

Buhari has met Nigerians’ expectations – Group

The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari had met the expectations of Nigerians in the past two years.
It said that Buhari’s administration inherited a country “at the edge of the cliff’’ where the preceding government had pushed it but that his administration had steered it away from fatal fall to condition of sure-footing.

Woman with two vaginas pregnant with miracle baby

A woman told she was infertile after being born with two sets of reproductive organs is now expecting a miracle baby.

Doctors said Krista Schwab, 32, would never get pregnant because of complications caused by her rare condition called uterus didelphys.

The horse trainer, who was diagnosed when she was 12, has two vaginas, two cervixes and two wombs.

Amaechi Sues Femi Fani-Kayode And Lere Olayinka Over Ikoyi $43m Recovered Loot

The  Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has given a seven-day ultimatum to the former Aviation minister, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode; and Mr. Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, to publicly apologise and pay the sum of N1.25 billion to him (Amaechi) for linking him to the seized Ikoyi N13 billion.

Amaechi had through his lawyer, Prince Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), written to Fani-Kayode and Olayinka, claiming that he (Amaechi) had been defamed by messages on the duos twitter timeline concerning the controversy surrounding the recovered money.

Leader Of Imo Zenith Bank Robbery Arrested At Father's Funeral

The mastermind of a bank robbery which led to the killing of a bank customer in Imo State, has been arrested by officers of the Imo State Police Command.

The gunmen reportedly trailed the bank customer to a Zenith bank branch on Wetheral Road, Owerri.