Thursday, 22 June 2017

Customs Officer dragged to court for Drug Trafficking

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) officer, Ugwoke Emmanuel, was on Thursday arraigned by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on drug trafficking charges before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.

The court read a two-count charge of unlawful selling and transporting of 384 kilograms of cannabis, or marijuana.

Kenyan Pastor With Mysterious Skin Disease Rejected By Parents

Silvester Karanja suffers from a mysterious skin disease and narrated his challenges recently in a vernacular Kenyan TV station. The father of three grew up with his grandparents after facing rejection from his stepfather, mother and siblings.

Vendor Who Uses Urine To Wash Cucumbers Caught Red-handed

urine vendor - Vendor caught using Urine to wash cucumber (photos)

A roadside vendor was caught using his Urine to wash cucumbers he sold to unsuspecting members of the public. This shocking incident occurred in Owerri, Imo state, recently.

EFCC Arraigns former chairman, Lamorde's Impostor

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned one Promise Tochi Nwalozie a. k. a Ibrahim Lamorde and Ohaji Ujunwa Raymond, before Justice H. I. O Oshomah of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a 9-count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false presence to the tune of $1,330.00 (USD).

INEC officially writes Melaye, begins recall process July 3

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has formally notified Senator Dino Melaye of the demand by the people of his constituency to recall him from the Senate.

INEC’s National Commissioner and member Information and Voter Education Committee, Madam Mohammed Haruna, disclosed the commission’s decision in a statement in Abuja.

Prince Philip has left London hospital, Buckingham Palace says

Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, was discharged from hospital on Thursday after treatment for an infection.

Philip, who is also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday as a precautionary measure for the treatment of an infection arising from a pre-existing condition.

Heartbroken girlfriend hangs herself 2 months after boyfriend committed suicide

A heartbroken girlfriend hanged herself just two months after after her boyfriend took his own life.
Hotel receptionist Laura Bedernyak, 30, killed herself after the death of her football player boyfriend Kyle Jones,29.

Photos: Former Thai Prime Minister pictured crying as she prays on her 50th birthday at a temple

Yingluck Shinawatra, the ousted Prime Minister of Thailand is seen crying as she was praying on the occasion of her 50th birthday at the Golden Mount Temple on Wednesday, June 21. More photos after the cut...

Father of 6 arrested for having sex with neighbor's goat

A 42-years-oldfather of six children, Babangida Garba has been arrested in Funtua Local government area of Katsina State for turning a goat to sex object. Garba was paraded along side other suspects for various criminal offences by the state Commissioner of Police, CP Usman Abdullahi in the police headquarters on Thursday.

(Photo) American man remanded in Kirikiri prison for defrauding Nigerians

An Ikeja High Court on Thursday remanded an American citizen, Marco Ramirez, at Kirikiri Maximum Prison for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians in a $565,000 green card and investment scam. .

Mr. Ramirez was remanded following his not-guilty plea to a 16-count charge of obtaining money under false presences. He was arraigned by the EFCC. .

Six European countries deport 34 Nigerians

No fewer than 34 Nigerians arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos on Thursday after their deportation from six European countries for violating immigration laws.
The Nigerians were deported from Switzerland, Germany, Iceland, Austria, Belgium and Hungary.

The deportees, comprising of 32 males and two females, arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos at about 6.30am on board a chartered Airblue Panorama aircraft.

Real Madrid is bigger than Ronaldo – Figo

Former Portugal international, Luis Figo, has said “nobody is indispensable”, amid heavy speculation that his compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Real Madrid this summer.

Ronaldo has refused to comment on his future  , after reports emerged that he wants a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu.

Tragedy as Gunpowder Explodes, Burns Teenager's Hands in Bizarre Ritual to Recover Lost Laptop

The palms of a 16-year-old boy identified as Yaw Prince, got burnt after a failed ‘spiritual exercise’ by a fetish priest to identify a laptop thief. The incident happened at Akyem Sekyere in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
According to a report by Punch, the teenage victim was accused of stealing a laptop and was sent to a 22-year-old fetish priest known as Kwasi Afari, to use spiritual means to establish if it was Yaw who stole it.

Driver Miraculously Escapes Death as Container Crushes Car in Rivers

An unnamed motorists based in the South-south part of Nigeria has escaped death yesterday - 21st of June, 2017 by the whiskers after a container being conveyed to an undisclosed location by a truck accidentally fell on the vehicle.

South African Actress, Celia Kriel Shot By Unknown Gunmen

Popular South African actress, Celia Kriel, was shot by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday 21 June, 2017.
The actress who appeared in Afrikaans soapie 7de Laan, was shot at home in Randburg. She is said to be in a critical but stable condition after she was rushed to the hospital, Buzz SA reported.

Nigeria to become world’s 3rd most populous country in 2050

Nigeria has been projected to be the world’s third most populous country by the year 2050, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs reports.

The report, titled ‘World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision’, said with such development, Nigeria would overtake the United States in terms of population just as world population would reach 9.8 billion people.

Married teacher banned from classrooms for life over her affair with 18-year-old student

A married teacher has been banned from the classroom for life for having a nine-month affair with an 18-year-old student, whom she nicknamed 'The A Team'.

Amena Nazam-Khan, 36, who taught at Tong High School in Bradford, used Facebook and a mobile phone app to sext the schoolboy and send naked pictures of herself.

Chelsea council chief resigns over Grenfell Tower blaze

Chelsea council chief resigns over Grenfell Tower blaze

The chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea council Nicholas Holgate has quit following a barrage of criticism over its response to the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.
Holgate stepped down saying it would have been a “distraction” if he had stayed in his post after the “heart-breaking tragedy”, which left at least 79 feared dead.

Actress Iretiola Doyle Opens Up on Getting Pregnant As A Teenager

The ace actress Iretiola Doyle recently opened up on some aspects of her teenage years.

While speaking recently at Harvesters International Christian Centre, Gbagada, Lagos, Doyle revealed that her family members, including her mother, were hard on her when she got pregnant at the age of 17.

North Korea calls Trump a psychopath

North Korea on Thursday called US President Donald Trump a “psychopath” as tensions soar following the death of American student Otto Warmbier, who was evacuated in a coma from North Korean detention last week.

Pyongyang’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said the US president was in a “tough situation” at home and claimed he was toying with the idea of a preemptive strike on North Korea to divert attention from a domestic political crisis.

Governors tell agitators: Nigeria must remain one

Governors told Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday that they are united with the Federal Government to keep Nigeria as one indivisible entity.
“It has been unanimously decided that the unity of this country is sacrosanct, is non-negotiable and we have all agreed to work together to educate people,” Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi said. He was briefing reporters on the outcome of the governors’ meeting with Prof. Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Nomoreloss’ wife Phoenix battles chronic illness one year after husband’s death

One year after she buried her husband, wife of late Nigerian singer Nomoreloss, Adeola Phoenix Osinuga, is battling a chronic disease called fibromyalgia.
A chronic disease that has kept her in constant daily pain and kept her away from her radio job with Rhythm FM.

Suspected herdsmen rape, behead woman in Edo

A woman identified as Margaret Udiamehi has been raped and beheaded by suspected herdsmen at Ekpoma, Esan West local government area.
The body of the victim was found on Tuesday night by a search party after she failed to return home from the farm while the police discovered her severed head on Wednesday morning at a different location.

Single mother of 4 dupes Facebook lover N5million (photo)

A single mother of four, Aishat Akintunde, 33, has been arrested in Lagos for allegedly defrauding her Facebook lover of money and properties valued at about N5 million.
Police alleged that Akintunde, a resident of Egbado road, Dalemo, Alakuko, Alagbada, Lagos and hailed from Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria allegedly succeeded in defrauding her France-based victim, Ayobami Adeniyi after she promised to marry him and also helped him purchase a filling station in Nigeria.

Police to guard prayer grounds, parks during Eid el-Fitr

Police to guard prayer grounds, parks during Eid el-Fitr

The FCT Police Commissioner, Mr Musa Kimo, on Wednesday ordered water-tight security at all prayer grounds and recreational parks across the Federal Capital Territory before and during the Eid el-Fitri celebration.
A statement by the spokesman of the Command, ASP Usen Omorodion, said that Kimo also directed Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers to deploy adequate personnel to the points mentioned to forestall any security breach.

Melanin Poppin- Beverly Naya and Beverly Osu in stunning photoshoot

Actress Beverly Naya and Big Brother Africa star,Beverly Osu were paired together for a stunning shoot by photographer ,Sunmisola Olorunnisola..
Their skin is goals!
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Man forced to wed live-in lover who died during child birth

A man in Mozambique's southern province of Inhambane had to pay the traditional bride price, locally known as "lobolo”, for a dead woman at the weekend, Mozambique's state radio reports.

After the woman died because of complications during childbirth, her relatives forced her young partner to pay the "lobolo", warning that she would not be buried otherwise.