Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Donald Trump’s net worth drops $600M on Forbes list of richest Americans


Donald Trump’s net worth plummeted by a whopping $600 million to $3.1 billion, according to the Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans.

The 71-year-old billionaire-in-chief is now 248th on the roster — down 92 spots from 156 a year ago.

Child dies after her 325-pound cousin sits on her as punishment


A little girl in Florida has died after her 325-pound cousin sat on her as punishment, even as the child complained she couldn't breathe.

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office said 9-year-old Dericka Lindsay was pronounced dead on Saturday afternoon after officers received a cardiac arrest call at a Pensacola home.

Security guard shot by Las Vegas gunman vanishes before TV interview

Security guard shot by Las Vegas gunman vanishes before TV interview

The security guard who was shot and wounded by Stephen Paddock and disappeared before he was about to give TV interviews is safe and wants people to respect his privacy, says a Las Vegas casino company. MGM Resorts International spokeswoman Debra DeShong said in statement on Tuesday that Jesus Campos will tell his story when he is ready.

Aare Ona Kakanfo: Tinubu Congratulates Gani Adams


A former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday congratulated the leader of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Gani Adams, on his appointment as the next Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland.

Mr. Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the congratulatory message issued in Lagos said that Mr. Adams richly deserved the appointment.

Uber driver, Utibe Akpan killed on his way to work, attackers nabbed (Photo)


Uber driver, Utibe Akpan was stabbed while on his way to work on Saturday by a security guard identified as Ibrahim Abionu aka Horror, alongside a mechanic. 

After he was killed, he was put in the booth of his car and dropped in a nearby street, Folawiyo Bankole, after which the suspects fled with his car.

Beyonce’s father starts new girl band group ‘Destiny Aunties’ after getting sacked by her

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Matthew Knowles, Beyonce’s father who managed Beyonce’s girl group, Destiny’s Child, as they catapulted to fame but got fired after he cheated on the singer’s mum, has decided to launch another all-female pop group.

Nnamdi Kanu’s Co-accused Sparks In Court For Being ‘Manhandled’ By Security Operatives

Benjamin Mmadubugwu flares up in court

There was a mild drama earlier today before the trial resumption of Nnamdi Kanu at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, was conspicuously absent for his trial. An IPOB member and co-accused, Benjamin Madubugwu, reacted angrily and sparked at security operatives after he was allegedly manhandled by them.

Police Arrest SARS Operatives Who Sent Thugs To Beat Up Man For Sleeping With His Wife


Fresh report has it that the police Sergeant attached to the Special Anti Robbery Squad ( SARS) who organized “thugs” to beat a man and bundle him into the boot of a car for allegedly sleeping with his estranged wife in Benin city, Edo state, has been arrested.

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard aims to seize Champions League spotlight

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Frustrated by his past failures, Chelsea star Eden Hazard has been urged to finally stamp his mark on the Champions League.

While Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar have cemented their legendary status with headline-stealing performances in Europe’s elite club competition, Hazard remains one of the tournament’s biggest enigmas.

Woman is murdered by her ex-fiancé when she tried to return the ring and break off their marriage plan


A Chicago woman was stabbed to death by her ex-fiancé because she returned their engagement ring and called off the wedding.

27-year old Julia Martin and her boyfriend Rodney Harvey had been dating for three years. Six months to her death, they broke up and she decided to return her engagement ring back to him. This did not go down well with him.

Newly released OJ Simpson party with multiple white women in Vegas (photo)


O.J. got out of prison on Oct. 1, 2017 after serving 9 years of a 33 year prison after being charged with the felonies of armed robbery and kidnapping.

Abducted brother of Daisy Danjuma regains freedom


Dr. Andy Ehanire, the brother of Daisy Danjuma and Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, who was abducted by gunmen has regained his freedom.

The spokesperson for EdoState Police Command, DSP Moses Nkombe, who confirmed the development last Sunday, said that constant change in locations delayed the quick release of Ehanire.

“97% Of Nigerian Songs Of Nowadays Have No Meaning” – OAP, Lolo1


In her recent speech with Hip TV, the super star OAP & Actress “Lolo1” stated that most songs being publicized right now are just about having fun.

She expressed disappointment at the present state of affairs being a far cry from what was obtainable in the past.

Photo: Gunmen abduct Kogi Poly student at gunpoint, demand N10m ransom


Gunmen have abducted Adetutu Adebanjo, a student of the Kogi State Polytechnic and are demanding N10 million ransom for her release.

According to a statement issued on Monday and signed by Mr Salihu Lukman, Director of The National Association of Kogi Students (NAKOSS) the HND 1 student was kidnapped last Friday at Itakpe junction, on Lokoja-Okene road on her way to Ogun State.

Man murders his girlfriend as she tried to return her engagement ring


A Chicago woman has been murdered by her ex-fiancé while trying to do the honorable thing.

27-year old Julia Martin had gone to her boyfriend Rodney Harvey 's place to return her engagement ring but in the process was stabbed to death. The pair dated had been dating for three years but they eventually broke up.

Woman Attacks Husband In His Sleep After Killing Step-daughter And Burying Her Corpse

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A heartless woman has been arrested after pouring hot water on her husband in his sleep for inquiring about the whereabouts after his daughter. The Zambian woman identified as Charity Banda, allegedly killed her step daughter some months ago and buried her corpse right in front of her house.

Policemen stormed the area in Chisamba town on Monday (yesterday) to exhume the remains of the 9-year-old girl who was killed in cold blood on the 7th of December, 2016, by the step mum, Charity after her heartbreaking confession.

Married woman spared jail after licking party host’s face and grabbing his groin

Married woman spared jail after licking party host’s face and grabbing his groin

A married woman who accosted the host of a party, licked his face, grabbed his groin and touched his bottom has been spared jail.

Jane Hill, 55, was said to have been drinking and was in ‘high spirits’ – and continued to ‘pester’ the man despite his objections. She was said to have been ‘engaging in physical contact’ with a number of male guests at the festive celebration in December 2015.

Obama chooses Kehinde Wiley to paint presidential portrait


Artist Kehinde Wiley, best known for his vibrant, large-scale paintings of African Americans, will create the portrait of Barack Obama for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
The gallery made the announcement during the recent commissioning of the museum’s official portraits of the former US president and his wife Michelle.

I still regret leaving England job – Sam Allardyce

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Former Bolton Wanderers coach Sam Allardyce has regretted dumping the English national football team.

The manager said that he still regularly thinks about his early departure from the Three Lions.

Cameroonian gendarmes invade Nigerian community, shoot six – Police

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The police in Cross River on Monday said that six residents of Danare community in Boki Local Government Area were shot by gendarmes from Bodam community during an invasion on the Nigerian territory by Cameroonians.

Hafiz Inuwa, the Commissioner of Police, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Calabar.

Violent clashes in northern Togo after imam arrested

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Violence broke out in Togo’s second city, Sokode, after the arrest of an imam close to the country’s main opposition, fuelling tensions after weeks of anti-government protests.

“Electricity was cut off at about 7:00 pm (2100 GMT on Monday) after evening prayers,” said Ouro Akpo Tchagnaou, from the main opposition National Alliance for Change (ANC).

“Five police vehicles arrived to arrest Alpha Alassane, a very well-known imam in the city,” he added. “The population felt targeted and took to the streets.”

Why Fela Was My Most Interesting Client - Falana Reveals


Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), Nigeria's human rights lawyer, has said the late Afrobeat maestro, Fela Anikulapo, remains his most interesting client.

He recalled that Fela used to walk up to him to inform him ahead of his plans to violate the law, telling him to get ready to defend him in court.

Super Eagles Legend, Kanu Nwankwo Launches 'Africa's Largest N1 billion' Lotto


Legendary Nigerian footballer and philanthropist, Nwankwo Kanu, is launching the biggest lotto in Africa to raise funds for the Kanu Heart Foundation, KHF, and help build a specialist cardiac hospital in Abuja, according to a statement.

The KHF lotto offers a jackpot starting at N1 billion and will be run in conjunction with AfroMillonsLotto. It offers twice-weekly draws with bigger jackpots than all the lotteries in Nigeria combined, as well as being the largest jackpot anywhere in Africa, the foundation said.

Senator Abaribe asks court to discharge him as Nnamdi Kanu’s surety


A senator who stood as surety for leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has asked to be relieved of that role.

Mr. Kanu was absent in court as at 10:50 a.m. on Tuesday morning as his trial for alleged treason continued at an Abuja court.

88 year-old German grandma is sentenced to 6 months in jail for Holocaust denial


A German court on Monday sentenced an 88-year-old 'Nazi grandma' to six months in jail, the fifth in a string of similar convictions for the repeat Holocaust denier.

Ursula Haverbeck has often denied the mass murder of millions of Jews by the Nazis, which constitutes incitement of racial hatred under German law.

Religious leaders worry over rise of strip clubs in Ilorin


There seems to be a new fad in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, which sees young ladies dressing indecently to mark their birthdays. A development, which is giving religious leaders some concerns.

According to a source, “these girls remove their clothes leaving only their underwear and are joined by their male friends posing for photographs with birthday cakes at hotels.

Couple caught in sex act behind the wheel by speed camera

Couple caught in sex act behind the wheel by speed camera

Getting hot and heavy while you’re behind the wheel is clearly a terrible idea. Obviously, waiting until you reach your destination is much safer than getting down to business on the road – but here’s another very good reason why it’s best to wait.

Mother kills her two toddler kids by placing them in oven


A 24-year-old mother is accused of killing her two toddler sons by putting them inside an oven and turning it on, according to an arrest warrant.

Lamora Williams, a mother of four, was arrested on murder charges after 1-year-old Ja’Karter Penn and 2-year-old Ke-Yaunte Penn were found dead in their Atlanta apartment.
The two boys, who were placed in the oven sometime early Friday, were found dead with burn marks on their bodies when cops arrived at the home, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported.

FG to ‘deal with any country’ that delays visa issuance to Nigerians


Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior, has warned that Nigeria would no longer tolerate delay in issuance of visa to its nationals from any country.

The minister said this on Monday in Abuja while meeting with Geoffrey Onyeama, foreign affairs minister, to resolve some of the issues militating against visa issuance.

Three men suspected of cannibalism in South Africa regain freedom


Three men accused of cannibalism in South Africa have been released from police custody after charges against them were provisionally withdrawn.

They had been charged with murder and conspiracy to murder, as South Africa does not have a specific charge of cannibalism. Prosecutors told a court in the town of Estcourt that the charges against the three had been provisionally withdrawn, and they may or may not be re-instated at a later stage.

You guys think maybe Maheeda's husband is the one encouraging her to share nude photos on social media?


Because really, for a married to post nudes on social media frequently...the husband has to be okay with it. And it looks like he's the one taking the photos...or maybe that's someone else...?

Femi Kuti, Wizkid And Tekno Pictured At Felabration… (Watch Wizkid’s Performance)


This year’s Felabration marks 20 years since the demise of the icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

The music festival, which is in honour of the Afrobeat legend Fela, kick-started with a schools debate and has continued to climax ever since.

South African prison warder commits suicide after her affair with inmate was exposed


A Losperfontein Correctional Centre employee committed suicide on Monday morning after photos of her being intimate with a prison inmate went viral.

Viral photo of primary school children sleeping under tree in Kwara state

Viral photo of primary school children sleeping under tree in Kwara state

This photo reportedly shows a primary school in Mancha village, Edu Local Government Area of Kwara State, Nigeria where school children are taught under a tree and have nowhere to sleep but on the sand when they need to take a break.

Viral photo of primary school children sleeping under tree in Kwara state

Photos: Alaafin Of Oyo Surprises Youngest Wife With Brand New Car As Early Birthday Gift


She shared the good news to her online followers.

“I won’t be kissing in movies again” – Born Again Majid Michel


Ghanaian actor turned Evangelist, Majid Michel has disclosed that he won’t be accepting kissing roles in movies again, a decision he said will help him in taking the gospel to the ends of the world.

Beware, online identity thieves are getting smarter


You have known that you should not fall for those emails that promise your share of an inheritance if only you will send over your banking information. You know that sharing too much personal information on social media is a no-no. And you’ve had it drilled into your head to not use “password” as your online passwords.

But here are some of the dicey areas of the internet you may not be aware of, according to money.usnews.com.

LNSC Foils Kidnap Attempt Of 2-Year Old Boy In Orile-Agege [Photo]


Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corp (LNSC) yesterday foiled kidnap attempt of a two-year-old boy, Darasimi Tijani, who was allegedly lured by suspected kidnappers with N50.

It was learnt that the incident occurred at No 90, Oyewole Road, Orile-Agege, about 9a.m. when the kidnappers realised that Darasim’s guardian, Mrs. Fathimo Balogun, went in to attend to the need of other kids.

“A Woman Asked Me For Sex Before She Could Give Me Loan”- Onyeka Nwelue


Nigerian film-maker and talented writer, Onyeka Nwelue, has opened up about women molestation after being a victim.

According to the writer, people see women as weaker beings, hence letting them get away with anything they want such as sexual molestation.

African leaders, Dangote move to change continent’s economic narrative


African business and political leaders have expressed optimism of using the Afrochampions Initiative to change the continent’s socio-economic narrative through a consensus on seven key issues ranging from regional and continental integration to global representation.

Designed to promote economic development in Africa, the initiative among other issues, seeks to encourage the emergence of home-grown pan-African companies that will help to transform and integrate the continent through cross-border investments as well as reduce poverty rate.

17 year-old girl auctions her virginity for iPhone 8; gets taught a terrifying lesson instead (Photos)


A 17-year-old girl who announced online that she was auctioning off her virginity in return for an iPhone 8 was taught a terrifying lesson after she posted her offer in an online forum, and she was contacted by a man.

Xiao Chen posted that she would give up her virginity for a cash payment of around £2,300 because one of her friends slept with a wealthy stranger and earned “easy” money.

Female blogger who accused government of corruption dies in car bomb attack


A prominent journalist and blogger in Malta, Daphne Caruana Galizia, who made repeated and detailed corruption allegations against Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s inner circle, was killed by a car bomb today.

The assasination was just a week after Servers hosting Galizia’s website suffered ‘unprecedented’ DDoS attack.

Kaduna: Teachers Begin 3 Days Fasting & Prayers Over Planned Sack


The Nigeria Union of Teachers, Zaria Local Government Area Branch, will on Tuesday begin three days of fasting and prayers to seek God’s intervention on the planned sack of 20,000 primary school teachers.

Kaduna State Government had conducted an examination for primary school teachers in the state and said 68 per cent of the teachers did not pass the primary four pupils’ exam at excellent level.

Evans’ girlfriend, Amaka, disowns lawyer, says ‘policemen didn’t rape me’


Amaka Offor, one of the alleged girlfriends of kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, has accused Evans’ lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, of lying, insisting policemen never sexually molested her.

Offor told Vanguard, yesterday, during an interview that she had never met Evans’ lawyer, saying she was shocked when she read the story of been sexually molested by the policemen who tried to use her in luring Evans out of hiding.

Kenyan lawmaker dragged for sharing sex tips on constituency WhatsApp group


Anthony Kiai a.k.a Highflyer, a first-time Kenyan lawmaker has been dragged by Kenyans for accidentally sharing sex tips on his constituency WhatsApp group, which he asked members of the group to ignore.

Harvey Weinstein tried to get Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai alone


A Hollywood executive who represented Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan internationally in the 2000s has alleged that Harvey Weinstein, had once asked her after a meeting, “What do I have to do to get her alone?”

“Kiss my black a**,” is what Simone Sheffield, said to Weinstein, she told Hindustan Times, recounting the exchange from a meeting that took place in Weinstein’s office in New York City.

New details emerge on Kenneka Jenkins case


New details are emerging from dozens of police reports and witness statements in the case of Kenneka Jenkins.

They include she was found by a hotel worker lying face down on her side. She had one shoe off and no signs of trauma, except for a small cut on her foot.CBS Chigago reports.

EFCC Arraigns Ex-Perm Sec, Clement Onubuogo, For N14.1m Fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Lagos Zonal office, on Monday, October 16, 2017, arraigned a former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Clement Illoh Onubuogo, before Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere, Lagos, on a 3-count charge bordering on stealing by conversion and conversion of property to the tune N14, 176,000.00 (Fourteen Million, One Hundred and Seventy- six Thousand Naira).

Shell Executives Charged In OPL 245 Bribery Case


Four senior executives of Royal Dutch Shell have been charged by an Italian court for their role in a bribery scheme involving a former Nigerian petroleum minister, Dan Etete, that deprived Nigeria of over $1 billion.

Those charged include former Executive Director for Upstream International, Malcolm Brinded; former Vice President of Shell’s sub-Saharan Africa operations, Peter Robinson; and Guy Colegate and John Copleston, former Shell employees and MI6 agents. The four executives were charged alongside Shell.

EFCC Obtains Forfeiture Order Of N1.96b Against Oil Company Linked To Ugo-Ngadi, Wagbatsoma


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has obtained an order of interim forfeiture against Ontario Oil and Gas Limited, the company managed by Ada Ugo-Ngadi and Walter Wagbatsoma, who were sentenced to 10 years in prison for fuel subsidy fraud in January 2017.

Justice Hadiza Shagari of the the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, granted the order forfeiting N1.96 billion, allegedly belonging to Ontario Oil and Gas, to the commission.