Friday, 25 August 2017

Sick 2-year-old only child, dies, after being attached to an empty oxygen tank at Lagos hospital

The death of sick 2-year-old Christopher Mike-Ozugha, has been blamed on the carefree attitude of some medical workers at the Ikorodu General Hospital, Lagos State, by his Parents.

Punch reports that Esther and Emmanuel Mike-Ozugha claimed that their only child, was taken to the hospital because he had difficulty in breathing. According to the couple, the oxygen tank their son was placed on ran out of oxygen within 30 minutes.

‘I spent weeks trying to reach him’ — D’banj opens up on how he met Kanye West

Singer Dapo ‘D’banj’ Oyebanjo has revealed details of his music partnership with American rapper-producer Kanye West and his G.O.O.D Music record label.

In an interview with Ebro Darden on Apple Music’s Beats 1, D’banj said after running into Kanye by chance in Dubai, he emailed him for “two straight weeks” before they could meet up in New York.

Student dies in hotel after drinking half bottle of Jack Daniels [PHOTO]

A fashion student, Narinthorn Alexander, has died on her 21st birthday after drinking half a bottle of Jack Daniels and choking on her own vomit.

The incident happened in a Thai restaurant at the Tho area of Soho, Central London, Thailand, where Alexander was found unconscious in the toilet after telling friends she was not feeling well.

The ‘Money Belt’ Mayweather, McGregor Will Be Fighting For

At the final Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather news conference, World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman introduced the “Money Belt,” a new custom, blinged-out title that will be presented to the winner of this megafight.

There wasn’t anything originally on the line — outside of pride — during Saturday’s super welterweight bout, but here comes the WBC to the rescue.

Very soon, you will see the effects of our efforts - Adeosun

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, says there is an urgent need to reposition the federation account allocation committee for better performance through efficient management of resources.

The minister said this on Thursday while delivering a keynote address at a retreat organised by the ministry of finance in collaboration with the federation account allocation committee (FAAC) on the theme: “Enhancing the Effectiveness of FAAC” in Uyo, Akwa Ibom.

Pastor, six others arrested with human parts in Cross River

The General Overseer and founder of the Royal God’s Commandment Ministry, No 3 Okon Edak Street, off Atamunu, in Calabar South local government area of Cross River State, Rev. Tony Obo and some of his members have arrested by the Police in Calabar.

Angolan ruling party wins national election

Angola’s MPLA party has won the country’s general election, extending its hold on power and ensuring that Defense Minister Joao Lourenco will be the country’s next president.

The National Electoral Commission said Friday that MPLA received just over 61 percent of the vote in Wednesday’s election The main opposition UNITA party came in second with 26.7 percent.

Mugabe’s wife makes 1st public appearance after scandal

Zimbabwe’s first lady has made her first public appearance since leaving South Africa following allegations that she assaulted a young model at a Johannesburg hotel.

Grace Mugabe appeared cheerful on Friday as she toured exhibition stands at an agricultural show in the capital, Harare. The show is set to be officially opened by President Robert Mugabe, who returned to Zimbabwe with his wife last weekend after South Africa granted her diplomatic immunity.

New Kogi head of service retires 72-hours after appointment

The newly appointed Head of Service in Kogi, Mrs Hasana Lawal, has been retired.

A statement issued on Friday in Lokoja by the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Folashade Ayoade, confirmed the retirement of Lawal.

She was retired barely 72-hours after being appointed as the substantive Head of Service on Aug. 23

Villa back for Spain World Cup qualifiers

Veteran strker David Villa is set for an international recall after being named Friday in Spain’s squad for key 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Villa, aged 35, is Spain’s all-time top scorer with 59 goals from 97 international games. He last played for his country in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Neymar can take PSG to next level – Zlatan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes that in signing Neymar, his former club Paris Saint-Germain have acquired the only player capable of taking them to the “next level”.

PSG smashed the world transfer record by paying Barcelona 222 million euros ($263.5 million) for Neymar, who has produced three goals and three assists in his first two appearances.

Borussia Dortmund’s Dembele completes move Barcelona

Barcelona have completed the signing of Borussia Dortmund attacker Ousmane Dembele.

France international Dembele, 20, arrives to fill the void left by Neymar’s world-record €222 million departure to Paris Saint-Germain and is reported to have cost an initial €120m, with a further €30m in potential add-ons.

Arewa Youths Officially Withdraw Igbo Quit Notice

The Coalition of Northern Groups today withdrew the quit notice handed down to the Igbos living in the Northern part of the country.

This announcement was made in Abuja on Thursday by the spokesperson of the group, Abdulazeez Sulaiman.

Police arrest man for attempting to use father, two siblings, five friends for ritual

The Police in Anambra have arrested a 26-year-old man, Chukwuemeka Okafor,  for allegedly attempting to use his father, two siblings and five friends for money ritual.

The suspect, who hailed from Ifite-Awka in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra, was arrested following information made available to the police by a vigilant resident of the community.

Diezani, seven ex-governors, others to lose Dubai assets

With the signing of a pact by the Federal Government and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) yesterday, the coast is clear for the Federal Government to seize assets of 22 politically exposed persons and businessmen in Dubai.

The funds traced to them, which are believed to have been looted, are to be frozen and repatriated to Nigeria.

Man allegedly defiles three girls aged 9-12 in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 43-year-old man, Ini Udoh, for allegedly defiling three girls.

The suspect and the victims, whose ages ranged between nine and 12, were said to be residents of Agboola Close, in the Sango-Ota area of Ogun State.

Usher finally responds to Herpes lawsuit,wants it dismissed

A month after news broke that Usher allegedly gave an unidentified Georgia woman the herpes virus,he's now fighting back.

The singer has responded to the $20 million lawsuit filed by a Georgia woman who claims he gave her genital herpes back in April.

Orphans get N10.3m for cows to celebrate Sallah

The Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission has distributed N10.3 million to 86 District Heads to buy cows for orphans during the Eid-el-kabir celebrations coming up next weekend.

Malam Lawal Maidoki, its Chairman, in a brief speech shortly before disbursing the money, stated that the gesture was part of government’s effort to ease the suffering of the orphans and the needy.

Man punches girlfriend in the face after she said NO to his romantic marriage proposal

A thug turned up at his girlfriend's work to pop the question - and punched her in the face when she said no.

Andrei Pavel left Andrea Nagy with “significant injuries” in the horror attack after splashing out on an engagement ring and a bunch of flowers.

Plastic surgeons refuse to operate on woman who wants butt lift and rib removal

 Plastic surgeons have refused to operate on a woman who is determined to transform herself into a sex doll.

Alicia Amira, 27, from Copenhagen, Denmark says she wants to look like a 'f*** doll' with the help of cosmetic procedures.

At least 16 oil workers die as bus plunges from pier into Black Sea

 At least 16 people drowned today after being trapped in a bus which plunged off a pier in southern Russia.

Some 24 have been rescued or swam ashore on the Black Sea, but there were fears that the vehicle was overloaded with oil construction workers and that the toll may rise.

Your 2-Year Reign Has Been Fruitless - Catholic Bishops Come For Buhari

President Buhari has again come under major attack and this time from Catholic Bishops in the Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province.

The President was slammed over the state of the country’s economy as it was stated that his ongoing reign as the country's head is yet to help the plight of the people.

The bishops said,

Soon-to-be Bride Beaten To Death Over N100 Loan

A young lady Amina Abdullahi, has been beaten to death over a loan.

Amina who was set to be married to her fiance this weekend was been killed by her uncle, Hamisu, over N100 debt her mother owed him in Keffi, Nasarrawa state.

Maje Ayida Shares Cryptic Message On Social Media And Fans Are Thirsty Already

Maje Ayida, the ex-husband of media girl Toke Makinwa, has many tongues wagging due to a recent post on IG.