Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Ex-Lagos Commissioner of Police is Dead

The Nigerian police Force has lost a prolific ex-officer who once commanded the anti-crime agency in Lagos in the past.
A  former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr James Danbaba is dead.

Heartbroken mum includes late husband in maternity shoot

Maternity shoot

When Amanda and Jesse Snyder learnt they were expecting their first child, they were overjoyed. However Jesse who stood by his wife throughout the first months, died in a tragic accident on May 27.

Australia loses $52.48bn due to lack of sleep

Sleep deprivation is costing Australia 52.48 billion dollars  annually, a report released on Tuesday found.

The Deloitte Access Economics, in a report, found that 39.8 per cent of Australians were not getting enough sleep.

Man slumps in lover’s room in Gwarinpa

A 45-year-old man has slumped and died allegedly after having sexual intercourse with his girlfriend in Gwarinpa. 
Police sources said the incident happened at War College Estate on Sunday. 
A police source said the deceased visited his girlfriend identified only as Bridget at about 10:00a.m. and was preparing to leave after they made love.

In new video, Boko Haram factional leader predicts Shekau’s defeat

Abu Musad Al-Barnawi, factional leader of Boko Haram, has said the Abubakar Shekau-led faction of the insurgent group will be defeated by the Nigerian military.
Al-Barnawi made the prediction in a video uploaded to YouTube.

Robbery suspect falls asleep at the scene of robbery, after tying up his victim

Police in West Texas say a robbery suspect is in custody after he was caught snoozing at the scene.
According to Abilene police, Kanyoni Sedekiya, 20, was armed with a gun at his apartment complex early Friday when he argued with his roommate, whom he then bound as he demanded money.

Seven Dangote’s staff, one other docked for N451m theft

Seven staff of Dangote Sugar Refinery and a businessman were on Monday arraigned before a Lagos High Court, Ikeja, for stealing N451 million belonging to the company.
They were arraigned on an eight-count charge of conspiracy, stealing, forgery and presentation of false documents before vacation judge, Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya.

Google fires defender of tech gender gap

Google on Monday fired the author of an internal memo defending the gender-gap in Silicon Valley tech jobs as a matter of biology, according to media reports.
The move, which was not officially confirmed by Google, splashed fuel on a burning controversy about whether “political correctness” at the company was stifling free speech.
Google told AFP that the company “can’t comment on individual employee cases.”

Don’t come to Akwa-Ibom – Militants warn Nnamdi Kanu

A militant group known as, Niger Delta Volunteers (NDV) has warned Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) against coming to Akwa-Ibom.

The militants also told the IPOB leader that Akwa-Ibom belongs to Niger-Delta and not Biafra.

2 quacks arrested for performing surgery on woman

Two suspected quacks, Adetoun Oyebade, a nurse, and Moses Dada, a health assistant — who allegedly performed a surgery on a woman that complained of stomach pains, were yesterday taken before an Ikeja chief magistrate’s court, Lagos.

 The accused, Oyebade, 43, a resident of Fajumo Street, Alakuko, a Lagos suburb, and Dada, 41, who lives in Ifo, Ogun, are facing a four-count charge of conspiracy, operating unregistered clinic, impersonation and performing illegal surgery.

Woman kills wife by shooting her in the face

A woman has been charged with fatally shooting her wife in the face in their New Jersey home, prosecutors and police said Monday.

Mount Holly police officers responded to Laura Bluestein’s home after a relative reported a possible assault Sunday, the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office said.

“I only defrauded them of N186m” — Pastor arrested for scamming his members of N500m

The Enugu State police command yesterday said it has arrested the General Overseer of the City of Liberation and Comfort Ministry, Bishop Ginika Obi, for allegedly swindling his members to the tune of over N500 million.
His ministry, located on Enugu-Port Harcourt highway, became a beehive of activities last year as people from various walks of life, especially miracle seekers, trooped to the church.

57-Year Old Welcomes Set Of Twin After 25-Years Of Barrenness [Photos]

Pure joy invaded a Lagos church when couples Mr and Mrs Dada had a thanksgiving for the birth of their twin girls. The couple, who have been married for 25-years only just welcomed their first kids.

Mum spent £50,000 on alternative medicine after boob job left her seriously ill

A woman says she spent around £50,000 on alternative remedies after falling seriously ill as a result of her breast implants.

Kathy Richmond, 38, spent the money over a nine-year period on homeopathy, reiki, cupping, acupuncture, reflexology, a functional healer, craniosacral (a therapy involving light touch).

But she was still very ill.

Dropped ICPC nominees deny fraud claim

BARELY 24 hours after they were dropped as nominees to the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission and Related offences Commission (ICPC), Dr. Saadu Alanamu and Hajiya Maimuna Aliyu have denied fraud allegations against them.

Rashidi Yekini’s daughter graduates as second overall best student

The late Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini’s daughter, Rashidat  has graduated from the Dumonforte University in Leicester city, United Kingdom. She read Cinematography.
Rashidat whose father was the best African footballer in 1993  graduated with distinction and  was second overall best student in her school.

Dembele keen on Barca move from Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund forward Ousmane Dembele wants a move to Barcelona, according to Sky Sports.
The Bundesliga side insist Dembele is not for sale, but it is believed they would be willing to listen to offers of more than £90m for the 20-year-old, who is waiting for the two clubs to agree a deal.

Ronaldo Fit for Super Cup -Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has insisted Cristiano Ronaldo is fit to start the UEFA Super Cup against Manchester United.
Ronaldo only returned to training two days ago after he was given an extended break following his Confederations Cup exertions with Portugal.

Woman sentenced to death for killing 10 year old cousin

A court in the United States has sentenced an Arizona woman to death for the killing of her 10-year-old cousin, who was locked in a trunk as punishment for stealing a popsicle.

According to Fox News, Sammantha Allen becomes the third woman sentenced to death in the state.

If Igbos leave the north,you will die of hunger - Chiwetalu Agu tells northerners

Veteran Nollywood actor Chiwetalu Agu has issued a warning to northerners over their threats to the Igbos.

In a viral video ,the actor who spoke in Igbo in the video,condemned the actions of the Hausa-Fulani people in discriminating against Igbos.He also said they will die of hunger if Igbos are forced out of the north.

Police Arrest Man Who Attempted To Assassinate Business Rival In Enugu

Engineer Ekene Ani and Nsukka based  businessman has survived an assassination attempt on his life by a gang, claimed to have been hired by his neighbour in the market at Achara road, Nsukka, Enugu.

According to Mr. Mohammed Danmallam, the state's commissioner of police who confirmed the incident said that 37-year-old Chinedu Nweke allegedly attacked Engineer Anih, with some gang members.

Young couple killed in car crash one day after wedding

A young Kansas couple died in a car crash just a day after pledging to spend the rest of their lives with each other.

Austin Wesson and Rebekah Bouma, 19-year-olds who fell in love on a Christian mission trip to South Africa six months ago, were married on Friday, though their joy turned to tragedy only hours later.

Sinead O'Connor says she is suicidal and living in a motel in the 'a** end of New Jersey'

Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has posted a concerning video online saying she is suicidal and living out of a $70-a-night Travelodge motel in New Jersey.

O'Connor, 50, posted the 12-minute video on Facebook last week revealing she was all by herself and fighting to stay alive every day.

'I am now living in a Travelodge motel in he a**e end of New Jersey,' she said while sitting on the motel room bed.

Couple buy a San Francisco STREET with 38 mansions on it for just $90,000

A savvy couple have snapped up the best property deal in San Francisco, buying a gated street with 38 mansions on it for a mere $90,000.

Tina Lam and Michael Cheng now own the roads, sidewalk and other previously public areas of Presidio Terrace, a cul-de-sac that has played home to Nancy Pelosi, among other notable figures.