Monday, 3 July 2017

Photos: United Airlines Plane Lands At Denver International Airport With Engine On FIRE

Passengers were left 'shaken' after a plane belonging to United Airlines caught fire moments after landing.

The left engine at the back of the small aircraft was in flames as the plane carrying 65 passengers and crew was evacuated on the runway.

Luis Suarez Statue Vandalised After Attending Lionel Messi's Wedding

A statue of Luis Suarez has been felled while the Barcelona megastar was partying at Lionel Messi's wedding.

The monument in Suarez's hometown of Salto in Uruguay was mysteriously toppled over from its base.

The striker is a national hero after his star turns for the national side and putting the tiny South American country on the worldwide map.

A Policeman Who Used To Guard Ghana's Black Stars, Played For The Team This Weekend [Photos]

The Ghanaian press has been giving its judgement of a policeman who played for the Ghanaian national team this weekend.

In 2016 Samuel Sarfo was one of the policemen deployed to provide security for the Black Stars during the Afcon qualifier against Rwanda in 2016.

Dad Punches 4-Month Old Daughter To Death Because She Kept Making Baby Noise

A father has been jailed for 25 years after he punched his baby girl to death because she "wouldn't stop making baby noises".

Cory Morris hit his four-month-old daughter 22 times as she lay on her changing table in her bedroom.

'We don't know the current state of President Buhari's health' - party’s spokesman, Abdullahi Bolaji says

Spokesperson of All Progressive Congress, Abdullahi Bolaji, says the APC does not know the present health status of President Buhari who is currently in the UK for medical checkup.

Speaking in an interview with Channels TV, Bolaji said the party does not know if President Buhari’s health had deteriorated to the point he had to be placed on life support as is being alleged by Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose.

Vlogger accidentally poisons herself on livestream by eating a plant she mistakenly thought was aloe vera

A Chinese vlogger accidentally poisoned herself live on camera. Ms Zhang, 26, was doing a live stream for something she termed "Aloe Vera Feast" in a bid to promote the benefits of eating raw aloe vera when she bit off a part of alarge plant, unaware that she was consuming Agave Americana, a poisonous plant. The video of the live show has been circulated online by various Chinese websites.

Justin Bieber threw his shoe into a crowd during his performance in Germany, now its on sale for £5,000 on Ebay

Last week, Justin Bieber threw his pair of Kanye West Yeezy Boost 350 V2s sneakers into the crowd at a concert in Frankfurt, Germany. 

Now the lucky fan who grabbed the shoes put it up for sale on eBay for 6,550 euros (£5,754).

Arsene Wenger attends daughter’s graduation at Cambridge University (photos)

Arsenal FC Coach, Arsene Wenger, who has been at the center of ‘sack him’ call by fans of the Football club, was pictured at the Senate House of Cambridge University for the graduation ceremony of his daughter, Lea Wenger.

Senator Ibrahim’s Sex Scandal: Sowore is a Mad Man – Fayose’s Media Aide

Lere Olayinka, media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has bashed Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of online news media, Sahara Reporters, over a recent video allegedly showing a serving Senator and former governor of Gombe state,  Bukar Abba Ibrahim after having slept with two ladies.

Niger Delta youths vow to resist IPOB war drums in South-South

Niger Delta youth under the auspices of Niger Delta Youth Congress, NDYC, weekend vowed to resist war drums beaten by the Indeginous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the South-South geopolitical zone of the country.
This was made known by the National Coordinator, NDYC, Comrade Israel Uwejeyan, after an emergency meeting held in Warri, Delta State.

John Terry Signs For Aston Villa

Chelsea legend John Terry has joined Championship side Aston Villa after his glittering career at Stamford Bridge came to an end at the close of the 2016-17 season.
The move was confirmed by Villa owner and chairman Tony Xia on Monday.

VIDEO: Former Governor Of Yobe State Senator Bukar Ibrahim In A Sex Scandal Involving Two Women

A serving Nigerian Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim who was former Governor of Yobe state and husband of Nigeria's minister of state for Foreign affairs has been caught in a major sex scandal involving two women according to a video exclusively sent to Saharareporters.​

Lawyer, pastor, others in custody over forgery of will

Five persons have been remanded at the medium prison facility in Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, over their role in the alleged forgery of the will of Chief Bernard Ogbolumani.
The accused include a popular Asaba-based legal practitioner, Emeka Okonkwo, and a priest of the Anglican Church, Rev. Samuel Azuka Ogbolumani, the deceased’s son.
Others are Chijindu Iloba Obanya, aka Jindu, Edozie Nwabuoku and Emeka Eseokwu.

Legendary Nigerian footballer, Kanu Nwankwo and wife, Amara celebrate 13th wedding anniversary

40-year-old retired Nigerian footballer, Nwankwo Kanu and his wife Amara are celebrating their 13th wedding anniversary.
Amara Nwankwo got married in 2004 to the football star Kanu Nwankwo at the age of 18-years old and has ever since been basking in the success of her marriage.

I met only N1,500 in LG account, says Chairman

The Chairman, Mubi North Local Government in Adamawa, Alhaji Musa Bello, said on Monday that he met only N1,500 in the account of the local council when he assumed office.

Bello told newsmen in Mubi that he also inherited a liability of over N200 million.
“I met only N1,500 in the council’s account and a liability of over N200 million, while the Internally Generated Revenue of the council, then, was N150,000 weekly,’’ the chairman said.

FG’s N140b debt threatens PenCom’s N7.2tr target

The plan by the National Pension Commission (PenCom) to boost funds contributions from N6.4 trillion to N7.2 trillion by the end of 2017 may be jeopardised by the current pension outstanding estimated at N140 billion.
The Guardian learnt that the Federal Government’s agencies are on top of the list of pension debtors, while private entities are following the trend.

70% of failed marriages in Nigeria, come from girls who bleach – Nigerian Philanthropist

Nigerian Philanthropist and founder of David Ezeugo Foundation, Ezeugo Okechukwu David, has taken to Instagram to disclose that most failed marriages in Nigeria, are in homes of ladies who bleach.

Saudi King distressed by overpraise, orders writer to be suspended

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has ordered an over-enthusiastic columnist to be suspended from his job after he equated him with God, Saudi media reported on Sunday.
King Salman has frequently been lauded by columnists in local media, in traditional deference to authority, since the 81-year-old assumed office in 2015.

Sanchez must leave Arsenal to win Champions League – Zamorano

Alexis Sanchez must leave Arsenal if he is to fulfil his ambition of winning the Champions League, Chile legend Ivan Zamorano has told SFR Sport.
Sanchez, 28, is heading into the final year of his Arsenal contract and, with no Champions League football for the Gunners next year, has been widely tipped to leave.

China, Russia oppose America’s THAAD in South Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping set off on a visit to Russia on Monday stressing the grave threat a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea poses to both Chinese and Russian interests.
China has repeatedly stated its opposition to the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system and has called for its deployment to stopped, and the missiles already installed to be removed.

Security guard bolts with employer’s generator first day at work

A newly-employed 35-year-old security guard, Akinwale Akinduro, who allegedly stole his employer’s  generator valued at N2 millon on the first day of assumption of duty, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Akinduro was, however, released on a bail of N500,000.

Police arrest suspect planning to assassinate Macron on Bastille Day

The police said a 23-year old man describing himself as a “nationalist” has been placed under investigation over a plan to attack French President Emmanuel Macron at this year’s July 14 Bastille Day parade.
A police source said on Monday that the man was arrested after expressing an interest, in a video game chatroom, in acquiring a Kalashnikov-style weapon in order to commit an attack.

‘Snub Arabic Classes’ – Adeboye, Oyedepo, Kumuyi Tell Christian Students

The General Overseers of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye; Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo; The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Bishop Mike Okonkwo; Deeper Life Church, Pastor W.F Kumuyi among others, have ordered Christian students across the country not to attend Arabic Studies classes following the reports that the subject has been made compulsory in schools. Rev. (Dr.) Mercy Ezekiel, the National Coordinator of Christian Pentecostal Mission (CPM), Pastor Wale Oke and the General Overseer of the Thronegrace Mission, Pastor Emmanuel Nuhu Kure, were also present at the meeting.

Photo: Two members of kidnapping/armed robbery gang killed, two others arrested during gun duel with police in Owerri

The Imo State Police Command have arrested two members of a notorious kidnapping/armed robbery gang following a fierce gun duel in Owerri. Two other suspects later died as a result of injuries sustained during the exchange of fire, while the surviving two are cooperating with investigation. 

A statement issued yesterday by the spokesperson for the Command, said that on Friday, June 30, operatives of the command monitoring unit while on routine patrol near a petrol station at Irete in Owerri West L.G.A had encounter with a four man gang of suspected kidnappers/armed robbers. In the ensuing exchange of gun fire, the suspects were overpowered and arrested with various degrees of injuries.

Photo: Man Caught With N8.9 Million Fake Naira Notes In Nasarawa

Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested one Wale Lawal who was in possession of fake currencies in the value of N8.9 million in Lafia, the state capital.State Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Sadiq Bello, alleged that the suspect belonged to a syndicate that specialized in distributing counterfeit currency across the country.

Blatter regret at overstaying FIFA tenure

Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, forced out as head of world football’s governing body amid a corruption scandal in 2015, admitted on Sunday he regretted not stepping down earlier.
The 81-year-old was banned over ethics breaches, bringing an end to his 17-year reign as FIFA chief, following a suspect two million Swiss franc ($2 million, 1.8 million euro) payment to ex-UEFA president Michel Platini.

My Mother Died When She Heard I Was Arrested – Armed Robber (Photo)

An armed robber has expressed deep regret over the death of his mother because of his arrest. 26-year-old Sikiru Lawal told newsmen that he if he had known that his mother would die, he would never have involved himself with armed robbery.

He said, “She had been sick and had been on hospital bed for some time. We were praying she would get better. I’m one of the three children she had. I was told that when she heard I was arrested for a criminal offense, she gasped and died. I regret my action.”

This Woman Cut Off Her Own Finger and Made It Into a Necklace

Torz Reynolds, a 29-year-old body piercing fan cut off part of her finger with bolt cutters to make a necklace with it.

According to DailyStar UK, Torz Reynolds is obsessed with extreme “body modifications”.

She said: “A friend of mine cut half of his finger off in an accident and when I saw it I fell in love with the idea.

Mother and daughter show off their baby bumps

FRSC Sends 80 Traffic Offenders For Mental Check Up

The Federal Road Safety Corps has sent 80 persons to mental health facilities for various traffic offences, as traffic marshals commence pilot exercise for new road safety enforcement policy.
Bisi Kazeem, the commission’s spokesperson, told PREMIUM TIMES in a chat on Sunday afternoon that the offenders were arrested between Saturday and Sunday.
The new policy kicked off on July 1. The 80 persons were arrested for 86 offences which ranged from driving without seatbelts to making phone calls while driving, Mr. Kazeem said.

Nollywood Actress, Remi Surutu Loses Daughter

Nollywood actress, Remi Surutu has lost her daughter, Ayo. Fellow actor, Yomi Fabiyi broke the news on the gram this evening and it has generated a lot of comments.The question has been, how? What killed her? Though her mom hasn’t said a word, fans have trooped to her page to drop their condolences. May her soul rest in peace.

Paedophile Adam Johnson Sells Luxury Mansion To England Cricketer For ‘Knockdown Price'

England cricketer Ben Stokes is buying the luxury mansion of shamed footballer Adam Johnson.
Stokes, 26, is due to move in soon after estate agents slashed the cost of the impressive property.

Johnson originally put the stunning five bed house on the market for £1.85million.

Single. I'm happy- Blac Chyna

Blac Chyna has confirmed her split from her baby Daddy and former fiancé, Rob Kardashian. She confirmed it with the post above. They keep getting back together, so they will probably get back together again.

Policeman who proposed at London Pride was flooded with abuse

A policeman who proposed at London Pride faced so much hatred afterwards that it was enough to ‘wish he had never done it’.

Phil Adlem was on an ’emotional high’ after he got engaged to his ‘wonderful fiance’, buoyed up by cheering crowds and messages of support last year.

Syrian refugee camp gutted by fire which destroyed almost every tent

A refugee camp housing Syrians who fled the civil war has been gutted by fire, with almost all of the tents destroyed.

At least one person died after the flames broke out today, sending plumes of black smoke into the sky.

Masked gunmen open fire at a mosque in the south of France

Masked gunmen have opened fire at a mosque in the south of France, injuring eight people.

The incident happened at 10.30pm last night in Avignon, Provence.

Two hooded men pulled up in a Renault Clio and began firing at worshipers, who were leaving Arrahama. 

Aisha Buhari to return to London to see her husband , president Buhari

Wife of president Buhari,,Aisha Buhari is set to return to London to try to see her ailing husband after she reportedly wasn't allowed access to him during her last trip .

According to Sahara Reporters, she will stop over at Addis Ababa for a conference.

Wives of ISIS killers moan about husbands spending too much on sex slaves' makeup

ISIS militants' jealous wives have complained their extremist husbands are lavishing gifts on sex slaves and giving the captive women too much affection.

The partners, dubbed the "desperate housewives of Raqqa", were more concerned about how much their husbands spent on lipstick for their slaves than their barbaric acts of terror like beheadings.

Middle Belt won’t follow North if Nigeria splits – Jerry Gana

A former Minister of Information and current National President of the Middle Belt Forum, Prof. Jerry Gana, has told northerners preaching division that if Nigeria breaks, the minorities in the Middle Belt will not follow them.
Gana said this while delivering a sermon at the St. Matthew’s Church, Maitama, Diocese of Abuja (Anglican Communion), in Abuja on Sunday.

Body of missing 5-yr-old boy found inside cesspit in Abuja

A five-year-old boy, Desmond Rabome, has been found dead in a cesspit at an uncompleted house in Ushafa community, Abuja, after missing for days.

Desmond, who started living with his maternal aunt, Mrs. Joy Odufo, in February after the death of his mother, reportedly went missing at about at 6.30 p.m. on June 28.

Odufo, who is the elder sister to Desmond’s father, alleged that the matter was reported at the Ushaffa Police station but no action was taken to search for the missing boy.

Father, Mother & 3 children die after eating Jollof Rice Meal in Imo

Five members of a family in Umuokpara Umanu, Obollo community in Isiala Mbano area of Imo State have died after a meal of jollof rice. The deceased are Mr. Vitalis Nwosu, his wife, Obianuju, and their three children, Chinonso, Chinasa and Odimnobi.

Vanguard gathered that Mrs. Obianuju Nwosu served the family jollof rice, which she prepared for dinner, and not long after they started experiencing stomach ache, stooling and vomiting.

Zimbabwe to boost bond notes, as cash woes mount – report

Zimbabwe to boost bond notes, as cash woes mount – report

As Zimbabwe’s cash crisis worsens, top banking officials say there are plans to boost a bond note facility, reports said on Sunday.
Bond notes were introduced in November backed by a $200 million loan from the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). The small denomination notes and coins have no value outside Zimbabwe.

Buhari’s aide mocks Kanu over Biafra referendum

Buhari’s aide mocks Kanu over Biafra referendum

Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has mocked those calling for referendum, saying Nigerians are ready and “we all know the result.”
Onochie’s call is coming at a time when the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, and several others have been calling on the Federal Government to conduct referendum.

Billionaire kidnapper: I didn’t ask any lawyer to sue police – Evans

Billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeje Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, on Sunday said he did not ask any lawyer to sue the police in a bid to secure his release.
Evans made the disclosure in an interview with Channels Television.