Saturday, 23 September 2017

Over 150 Nigerian Medical Students Currently Stranded in Dominican Republic After Hurricane Maria

It has been revealed that over 150 Nigerian medical students are stranded in the Dominican Republic after the devastating effect of  hurricane Maria.
According to The Sun News, the students, studying at the All Saints University Medical College, have been left in the cold with no official assistance forthcoming since the hurricane struck on Monday. Many of them are said to have lost virtually all their belongings.

Female Maths Teacher Allegedly Steals $30,000, Lavish it at a Local Casino (Photo)

A Michigan high school teacher has been accused of stealing more than $30,000 from the school for which she worked and reportedly used the embezzled money at a Detroit casino. Authorities accused her of stealing $12,500 of the hefty sum from a camping trip funded by students and parents.

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith said Lydia Christine Johnson, 29, was arraigned Thursday and charged with "embezzling from a non-profit organization" after she allegedly nabbed $19,000 from the Dakota High School’s homecoming account, according to The Detroit News.

Prison Inmates Escape From Jail to Steal From a Shop, Then Sneak Back Inside

Four prison inmates reportedly broke out of the Holmes-Humphreys County Correctional Facility, broke into a business, and then returned to jail.

According to New York Post, the group of Mississippi inmates busted out of jail this week, burglarized a bargain store — and then broke back in and returned to their cells.

“Being called a prostitute is not an insult” — Huddah Monroe

Kenyan Socialite, Huddah Monroe has declared that being called a prostitute is not an insult, as people who do, can’t just afford such women. She took to her Snapchat to rant a little. In her first post she wrote: “Being called a whore is not an insult. 

How My Father's Killers Bundled Him Into His Car and Burnt Him Alive - Son of Benue Army Major Reveals

As an uneasy calm descended on the troubled Ondo-Ogobia communities in Otukpo Local Government area of Benue State, some gory details have emerged on the attack that claimed the lives of  a former state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Major Lawrence Ugboh (retd.) and three others penultimate Thursday.
Also killed in the early morning attack on the village were a retired police officer, Obeluva Ujah, the security officer of the local government and one other person.

Revealed: Inside The Multi-Million Dollars Shady ALSCON Negotiation Brokered By a Nigerian Minister

The Nigerian government has, through the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, been mediating in a multi-million deal that apparently violates a Supreme Court ruling, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.
The deal is to get a Nigerian-American firm, BFI Group, to surrender to a Russian firm, UC RUSAL, its win of the 2004 bid for the multi-billion Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria, ALSCON.

Police Nab 71-year-old Man, 10 Others for Diverting, Selling Trader's N40m Goods

A 71-year-old man, Peter Othormor, has been arrested alongside 10 other suspects for allegedly diverting a truck-load of goods worth N40m, which the police accused them of selling off at N5m.
The suspects, who were arrested by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, in Lagos, were said to have been entrusted with the goods meant to be delivered to a customer in Abuja.

How I Survived the Controversial Lawsuit Slammed Against Me - Omoni Oboli Opens Up

Arguably, the year 2017 has been one of the toughest years actress, Omoni Oboli, has encountered.
At first, she was slammed with a law suit over her movie, ‘Okafor’s Law’ and while she was still smarting from that episode, her father passed on.

Man Wakes Up From Coma Just Hours Before His Life-Support Machine Was Due to Be Switched Off

Martin Jervis, a 61-year-old man has been dubbed "Miracle Mart" after waking up just hours before his life support was due to be turned off.
According to a report by The Sun UK, the man collapsed at home, with doctors discovering a blood clot in his brain and rushing him in for emergency five hour surgery - telling his family there was little hope of recovery.

Mark Zukerberg To Make Over $12 Billion Selling Facebook Out In Coming Months

Mark Zuckerberg will sell as many as 75 million Facebook shares, currently worth $12.8 billion, over the next 18 months
The intention to sell between 35 million and 75 million shares was disclosed in a Facebook securities filing late Friday.

5 Police SARS Operatives Found Guilty of Extrajudicial Killing

A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has found a five-man patrol team of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) guilty of extra-judicial killing.
The patrol team, which was led by one ASP Samuel Chigbu were found guilty of extra-judicially killing two friends, Michael Akor and Michael Igwe, in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the State.

Pop star Shawn Mendes donates $100,000 for earthquake-hit Mexico

Pop star Shawn Mendes on Friday announced a $100,000 donation for earthquake-hit Mexico as he urged fans to open their wallets for relief efforts.
The 19-year-old Canadian singer was in Mexico City preparing to perform the following day when the 7.1-magnitude tremor struck on Tuesday, killing nearly 300 people.

One city, two worlds: The contrasting lives of Lagos’ prostitutes

Agatha Chukwuma almost flew out of her skin when she made the discovery recently. Twenty-one and in search of a better future, she was ferried to Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, six months ago by an uncle from her native Orlu in Imo State.  
Apart from pursuing admission into one of the nation’s higher institutions since arriving the fast-paced city, the young woman has also been learning the art of making hair at a place close to her uncle’s house at Fadeyi, a suburb of Lagos. It has been a busy period for her.

That’s my boy — Real boss Zidane faces son Enzo

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will go up against his son Enzo Fernandez for the first time when he takes his struggling Spanish champions to Alaves on Saturday.
Midfielder Enzo, 22, left Real’s reserve team in the close season in search of first-team football at Alaves, where he has made two La Liga appearances so far.

Why I headbutted former prime minister

A self-described anarchist who headbutted former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has denied he attacked the politician because of his opposition to same-sex marriage.
“It had absolutely nothing to do with marriage equality,” said Astro Labe, a 38-year-old DJ from Hobart, Tasmania, where the attack occurred on Thursday.
“I was thinking ‘there’s Tony Abbott, I’m going to headbutt him’,” said Labe, a self-described anarchist who expressed disdain for Abbott’s conservative views.

Doctors Left Stunned After Black Mother Delivers WHITE Child

A black mother-of-three who gave birth to a pale-skinned red-headed child with piercing blue eyes has been left baffled.
Patience Chando, 36, who is of Zimbabwean heritage, and her white German partner Andreas Spillea, 49, welcomed four-month old baby Andrea Mariella into the world in April.
But now she can't take her daughter out in public without being stopped - but not just because of how adorable she is.

I'd rather die alone than stay in an unhappy relationship - Pearl Thusi

South African media personality, Pearl Thusi following the end of her relationship with journalist Robert Marawa months ago has said rather than stay in an unhappy relationship, she'd rather die alone.

Why it is very difficult for an African player to become world’s best - Okocha

Former Super Eagles captain Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha has said it is “twice difficult” for an African to emerge as the best player in the world.
The retired midfielder said this on Friday while being interviewed on CNN shortly after Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar were shortlisted for the 2017 FIFA Men Best Footballer award.

Jay Z Disrespects Trump, Says He's A Joke

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Jay-Z has no respect for President Trump but is holding out hope for the future.
The famous rapper, who supported Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election, told BBC on Friday that black people have been through so much more than Trump and that this presidency is a joke.

Man's lover chops his genitals off after she found out he was marrying another woman’

A raging woman "chopped off" her lover's genitals after she found out he was marrying another woman.
The injured man, named only as Irshad, 26, was lured to a guest house in Kattipuram, India to meet the woman, 30, "one last time".But he was later rushed to hospital on Tuesday, after she cut his genitals off with a knife.

Ex-Employee Suing Facebook, Claims They Mocked Him Being Old

Facebook created a workplace where employees openly mocked a guy for being as ancient as - wait for it - 50 years old ... at least according to the ex-worker who's suing.
Gary Glouner says he worked under the Facebook umbrella for 2 years, and during that time was the butt of many ageist jokes. According to the docs,  the age cracks included:

Police Uncover Illegal Firearm Factory, Arrest 3 Suspects In Abuja

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The Commissioner of Police in the FCT, Sadiq Bello, said the Command has arrested three suspects in connection with an illegal firearm fabricating factory in Shenagu village near Zuba, FCT.
The suspects are: Philip John, owner of the factory, Onyegabueze Okpara, supplier of ammunitions and Joseph Bulus, distributor of the arms.
Mr. Bello made the disclosure while briefing journalists on arrest by operatives of the command on Friday in Abuja.

Police Arrest 70-Year-Old Man For ‘Repeatedly Raping’ 7-Year-Old Girl

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The Police in Ebonyi State have arrested a man, aged 70 in Akpoha, Afikpo North local government area of Ebonyi state for allegedly hypnotising and repeatedly raping a seven-year-old orphan.
The suspect, Simon Alobu, popularly known as Papa Eke was handed over to the police by the Family Law Centre, where the case was first reported by the victim’s relatives.
It was also learnt that the victim moved to her aunt’s home shortly after the death of her parents.

Kevin Hart's Wife Eniko Demands He Give Her All His Phone Passwords

Kevin Hart's wife, Eniko, wants complete access to his phone after his explosive cheating and sex tape scandals.
“Eniko [Parrish] does genuinely believe Kevin [Hart] loves her and regrets the poor decisions he’s made.

NAFDAC Staff Embark On Nationwide Indefinite Strike

​Medical and Health Workers Union chapter of National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday embarked on an indefinite strike action, according to Vanguard.
The union revealed that the reason for the strike is to compel the government implement agreed welfare package entered in 2013.

Native doctors arrested for hiring assassins.. slicing off victim’s organs

Two native doctors have been arrested in Enugu and Delta states for trading and trafficking in death. One of them, Felix Akor, was arrested for allegedly hiring assassins to kill Onyemaechi Eze in Enugu State, who he suspected used diabolical means to kill his wife’s siblings.

‘I paved the way for African artistes in London’ – Mr. Eazi

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Controversial Starboy act, Mr. Eazi, is at it again and this time he’s yapping about he paved the way for African artistes in London in an interview with MTVBase Africa.

The music channel wrote;

Britain’s Biggest Family Welcome Baby Number 20

Britain’s biggest family The Radfords have welcomed baby NUMBER 20 – and and vow the little boy will be their last.
Sue Radford gave birth to 8lb 6oz Archie on Monday after a one hour labour. 
The 42-year-old and her husband Noel, 46, have been having children for the best part of three decades.

Couple under investigation after using 250 children to carry bride’s wedding dress; 100 as flower girls (Photos)

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A Sri Lankan couple are under investigation for using hundreds of school children to carry the train of the bride’s saree during a wedding ceremony.
About 250 students carried the train of the two-mile long saree worn by the bride, as she and the groom walked down a main road in the centre of the Kandy.

Curfew imposed in Cameroon Anglophone region after bomb attack

The Governor of the North-West Region of Cameroon has imposed a 24-hour ban on movement of persons in the region ending Friday midnight.

The order imposing the curfew did not state the reason. It follows a bomb attack in the main city Bamenda on Thursday that injured three police officers.

“Movement of persons from one Division to the other in the North-West Region is hereby strictly prohibited for a period of 24 hours,” the Order issued on Thursday by the governor Adolphe Lele Lafrique stated.