Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Neo-Nazi Comes Out as Gay and Reveals Jewish Heritage; Renounces Far Right (Video)

Sule Lamido’s trial adjourned till November 15


Justice Babatunde Quadri of Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday adjourned trial of former Governor of Jigawa, Sule Lamido, until November 15.

Lamido is being prosecuted alongside his two sons, Aminu and Mustapha, and two others by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a 27-count charge bordering on abuse of office and money laundering.

Tanzania arrests 12 for alleged homosexuality in Dar es Salaam

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Tanzanian police said Wednesday they had arrested 12 men, including two South Africans and a Ugandan, for presumed homosexuality as part of an ongoing crackdown against gays.

“We arrested the criminals at (the hotel) Peacock — they were promoting homosexuality. Two are South Africans, one Ugandan and nine Tanzanians,” Dar es Salaam police head Lazaro Mambosasa said at a weekly press conference.

I Owe No Apology For Inviting Zuma, Erecting His Statue - Rochas Okorocha


Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of not building the image of the state, as well as looting public treasury.

The accusation comes days after he unveiled a huge statue in honor of South African President, Jacob Zuma.

The decision has been widely criticized as endorsing the governance style of a president who is facing corruption charges in his country.

Anthony Joshua's Mum Explains Why She Doesn't Watch Her Son's Fights From Ringside


Anthony Joshua's mum has explained why she doesn't watch her world heavyweight champion son's fights.

AJ defeated Wladimir Klitschko in a thrilling contest in front of 90,000 people to unify the heavyweight titles.

How I was sexually abused by my doctor from the age of 13—U.S. Olympian


McKayla Maroney, a U.S. Olympic gold medallist has made a damning revelation how a former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, sexually abused her over several years, beginning at the age of 13 when she was invited to a national team training camp.

Maroney wrote on Twitter that Nassar, who has been accused of assaulting at least 140 girls and women, abused her under the guise of medical treatment.

Court frees Atiku ‘s son, grants wife custody of children


Tinubu Magistrate’s Court in Lagos on Wednesday freed Mr Aminu Atiku, the son of former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, following his compliance with a court order directing him to produce his son, Amir.

Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye, yesterday afternoon, temporarily remanded Aminu Atiku in a transit cell after citing him for alleged contempt ex facie curiae (committed outside the court).

Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo leads Forbes top 20 richest sportsmen [See full list]


Popular American business magazine, Forbes has released the top 20 richest sportsmen in the world for 2017 with Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo leading the chart.

Ronaldo earned £70m in the last year, making him the highest paid European sports personality.

I don’t have to be friends with Neymar – Cavani


Edinson Cavani has said he does not need to be friends with Neymar, for the duo to perform well in tandem with each other at Paris Saint-Germain.

Both players clashed early in the season, over the taking of a penalty during a Ligue 1 game against Lyon.

GEJ, IBB in closed-door meeting in Minna


FORMER President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, on Wednesday, arrived Minna, Niger State Capital, where he held a closed-door meeting with former military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida at his uphill residence.

Jonathan according to a source arrived the Niger state capital at about 10.00am in a GMC bulletproof SUV with registration number ABJ 961ER.

Beautiful photos as twin sisters wed same day


It was a double blessing for the family of Kalu as two of their daughters tied the knot with the men of their dream the same day.

Families and friend to witness the blissful union of Chinenye and Alice with their husbands, Onyeka and Emmanuel last Saturday.

Boyfriend 'murdered lover for human sacrifice


A man has been arrested after he allegedly murdered his girlfriend and dismembered her body as part of a human sacrifice.

The decapitated head and severed body parts of a young woman were found at an abandoned house in Mexico on Tuesday afternoon.

Actor Effiong Iko Mbakara Is Dead


The entertainment industry in Akwa Ibom and Cross River States received with shock the sad news over the demise of Godswill Etukudo a.k.a “Effiong Iko’Mbakara”, a veteran Actor and a stakeholder in the movie industry in Akwa Ibom State.

KWAM 1’s Daughter, Damilola Disses Video Vixens, Slay Queens


Nigerian Fuji Musician, Kwam 1’s daughter, Basirat Damilola has taken to social media to diss Nigerian video vixens and slay queens.

According to her, Nigerian video vixens are intimidated and have gone into hiding because of Instagram celebrity and controversial video vixen, Bernice Burgos came into Nigeria.

Mugabe's Wife Sues Trader Over $1.3m Diamond Ring


The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has sued a Lebanese businessman for failing to deliver a US$1.35-million diamond ring she ordered for her wedding anniversary, state media reported on Wednesday.

"First lady Dr Grace Mugabe is suing fugitive businessman Mr Jamal Joseph Ahmed for US$1.23 million over a diamond ring deal that went sour last year," The Herald newspaper said.

Female lawmaker kicked out of Assembly over revealing outfit in Kenya


A Kenyan Nominated MCA, Beth Nyawira was yesterday, 17th October kicked out of the county assembly over indecent dressing.

She was dressed in a short sleeveless dress contrary to the guideline by the Speaker that requires women MCAs to wear a coat to avoid exposing their arms.

Nnamdi Kanu’s brother behind monkeypox vaccine hoax in South East – Igbo group


A socio-activist group, Igbos for Nigeria Movement, INM, has identified Emmanuel Kanu, the younger brother of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, as the face allegedly behind the recent Monkey Pox vaccine hoax in the South East region of the country.

The group also urged the Federal Government through law enforcement agencies to stop IPOB from continuing to create panic across the country even after it has been outlawed as a terrorist organization.

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of promoting ‘regime change’

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Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of trying to engineer “regime change” during its four-month blockade of its Gulf neighbour.

Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani told CNBC on Tuesday that Riyadh is attempting to destabilise Qatar’s leadership.

South Korea police raid Samsung unit in embezzlement probe

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South Korean police raided the construction unit of the giant Samsung Group Wednesday to investigate allegations that company money was diverted to remodel the conglomerate chairman’s house, officials said.

A spokeswoman for Samsung C&T — one of the group’s biggest subsidiaries — confirmed about 10 investigators were searching its construction headquarters in Seoul’s southern suburbs.

Pep Guardiola backs Catalonia independence, dedicates win to jailed separatists

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola dedicated his team’s 2-1 win over Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday to the two Catalan separatist leaders detained in Spain.

“This win is dedicated to them,” Guardiola told reporters at the Etihad Stadium, in response to a question on the matter from a Spanish journalist.

Uganda bans protests over presidential age limit bill

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Ugandan police on Wednesday banned what it termed illegal demonstrations over plans to remove presidential age limits, seen as paving the way for President Yoweri Museveni to serve a sixth term in office.

A bill removing the age limit for the president was introduced in parliament last month, and MPs are currently holding consultations with ordinary Ugandans to seek their views.

Two injured in South African airport shooting

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Police on Wednesday said that two men were injured in a drive-by shooting at South Africa’s Cape Town International Airport.

Police spokesperson Vish Naidoo said that operations at the airport, the second busiest in the country and a tourism hub, were not affected.

Turkish billionaire Murat Ulker denies interest in Newcastle United


Turkey’s richest man has denied he is interested in buying Newcastle United. Reports suggested Murat Ulker, chairman of giant foods company Yildiz Holding, was the front-runner to take over from club owner Mike Ashley, who put the Magpies up for sale on Monday.

Notorious Thief Pretending To Be Deaf And Dumb Arrested In Lagos


Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad on Tuesday arrested one Emeka Anthony Uche for pretending to be deaf and dumb in order to steal from unsuspecting victims. According to reports, Uche’s expertise was to sneak into peoples’ offices, steal laptops, mobile phones and other valuables.

Stanbic Bank Staff Jailed 10 Years for Stealing N23million in Ghana (Photo)


The Wa Circuit Court has sentenced a former teller at the Wa branch of Stanbic Bank to 10 years imprisonment with hard labor for stealing ¢287,000 (N23 million) belonging to the bank, reports MyJoy Ghana.

Presiding over the case, Justice Forson Baah Agyapong found Abdulai Rahman, 29, who was responsible for mobile money electronic transactions at the bank guilty. 

NFF, Rohr Set to Clash over Tammy Abraham


Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr is reportedly set to battle it with the Nigeria Football Federation over teenage forward Tammy Abraham.

England Under-21 striker Abraham has emerged as one of the hottest young properties in English football after  scoring five Premier League goals for Swansea City on his season-long loan from Chelsea this season.

Popular SA Singer, Brickz Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Defiling His Virgin Teenage Relative


Popular South African singer, Sipho Ndlovu, widely known as Brickz, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Roodepoort Magistrates’ court sitting in Johannesburg, after being found guilty of r*ping a 17-year-old relative in 2013.

According to TimesLive, in his ruling, Magistrate Baloyi detailed testimony from the victim that she was bleeding after the incident as her hymen was broken, as she was a virgin at the time, and was in severe pain. 

Kevin De Bruyne’s agent eager to push City to offer pay-rise

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Kevin De Bruyne has been in sensational form for Manchester City, emerging as one of the elite playmakers in European football, newsmen reports that the Belgium international’s representative will push for a pay increase to match his status.

Ashley Cole to snub return to England for LA stay


Ashley Cole is looking to extend his stay with LA Galaxy after knocking back offers to return to England

The former Chelsea and Arsenal left-back has been in Los Angeles for two years after a disappointing spell with Roma.

Rob Kardashian fires back: ‘Fight with Blac Chyna was triggered by cocaine, booze’

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Rob Kardashian has fired back at his ex-fiancee and daughter’s mother, Blac Chyna after she sued his family for ‘damaging her reputation’ and domestic violence.

According to TMZ, sources connected to the Kardashians have said Blac Chyna didn’t get beaten up by Rob Kardashian as she claims because SHE was the aggressor in a cocaine-fueled rage.

How a Corps Member was shot dead In Imo State for refusing to surrender his phone

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A Corps member has been reportedly shot dead in Imo for refusing to surrender his phone.
According to reports, 23-year-old Ekene Uwaoma Martins was on Monday killed by some unknown gunmen around 8.30pm at Ama-wire Junction, in Owerri, Imo State, when he was returning to his residence alongside a friend, MacDonald.

Wizkid’s ‘Come Closer’ earns him Soul Train Awards nomination


Less than 24 hours after being nominated for two Mobo Awards, Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun has earned him a Soul Train Awards nomination.
The Nigerian superstar was nominated in the best dance performance category for his ‘Come Closer’ video.

Liberian runoff vote on November 7 with George Weah facing Joseph Boakai

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Election authorities say Liberia’s presidential runoff will take place Nov. 7.

Henry Flomo, National Elections Commission communications director, said Tuesday that former international soccer superstar George Weah will face Vice President Joseph Boakai in the second round.

South African President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane faces murder trial

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Duduzane Zuma, son of President Jacob Zuma, will face trial soon for culpable homicide, Rights group Afriforum said on Tuesday.

Duduzume would privately be prosecuted over an accident in 2014 where one person was killed.

Fraudsters using my name to blackmail governors, ministers – EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu

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The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, says fraudsters have been using his name to extort money from governors, ministers and national chairmen of leading political parties.

Magu, therefore, warned political office holders to be circumspect lest they fall victim to conmen.

Robert Mugabe’s wife set to become Zimbabwe’s second female vice president

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace is set to become the country’s second female vice president after the ruling Zanu-PF party’s 10 provinces agreed to have an extra-ordinary congress to amend the constitution.

Provincial leaders who spoke to The Herald, said apart from reaffirming Mugabe’s position as the party’s sole presidential candidate in the 2018 elections, they also wanted to have the constitution amended to set aside a vice presidential slot to women.

50 apply for hangman job in Zimbabwe

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At least 50 people want to become Zimbabwe’s hangman, a job that fell vacant over a decade ago, officials said Tuesday, stressing that applicants were “very interested” in the role.

The country, which has an unemployment rate of more than 90 percent by some measures, last executed a prisoner in 2005, after which the serving hangman retired.

Kenya poll commissioner quits, says election cannot be credible

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One of Kenya’s eight election commissioners quit Wednesday in a searing statement accusing her colleagues of political bias and saying an upcoming presidential election cannot be credible.

“The commission in its current state can surely not guarantee a credible election on 26 October 2017. I do not want to be party to such a mockery to electoral integrity,” Roselyn Akombe wrote in the statement from New York.

It’s evil to celebrate corruption – EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu

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Mr Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has called for anti-corruption initiatives at the grassroots level.

Magu made the call on Tuesday while receiving an honorary award of excellence from a delegation of the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) which visited him in Abuja.

Foreign hospitals stealing kidneys – Isaac Adewole

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The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians travelling outside the country for medical attention should be very careful due to the rising cases of illegal organ harvesting by some hospitals

The warning was contained in a letter written by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, and signed by the Director of Hospital Services, Dr. Wapada Balami.

Trump tells widow of soldier killed in Niger : ‘He knew what he signed up for’


President Trump on Tuesday called the family of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed Oct. 4 in Niger.

President Trump told the widow of that the soldier “knew what he signed up for … but when it happens it hurts anyway” during a phone call on Tuesday.

Banker’s Dumped Girlfriend Drives His Mercedes Car Into A Swimming Pool As Revenge (Photos)


A said dumped girlfriend of a banker in the Bahamas reportedly got her revenge by driving his Mercedes car into his swimming pool.

Narrating his ordeal to the New York Post, Guy Gentile said he broke up with Kristina Kuchma, a Russian-born model, during a restaurant dinner after she asked for $50,000 to help start up a marketing business and he said, ‘You know what? You got the wrong guy. If you want a guy who’s going to hand you money for nothing, you got the wrong guy’.

Former "Project Runway" Finalist Knight Is Dead


Former "Project Runway" finalist Mychael Knight has died. He died Tuesday morning in a Georgia hospital.

Knight died after recently checking into the hospital. He was been treatment for intestinal issues when he passed on around 7:30am. While it's still unclear what caused his death, a few months ago Mychael revealed he'd been battling IBS -- irritable bowl syndrome -- and made it clear it was wreaking havoc on his immune system.

Fraudsters using my name to extort money from governors, ministers – Magu


Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has raised alarm over the activities of some fraudsters using his name to extort money from governors, Ministers and national chairmen of top political parties in the country.

Exposing how they operate, Magu disclosed that those con men writes invitation letters to political office holders informing them that they were under probe.

Ballon d’Or : Neymar to earn over £2.5m if he beats Ronaldo, Messi

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NEYMAR is reportedly set to pocket over £2.5million every time he wins the Ballon d’Or at Paris Saint-Germain.

That means he could earn an extra 15m euros (£13.32m) from the gong over his five-year deal, according to Le Parisien.

Messi eyes 100th goal against Olympiacos

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Lionel Messi  has made a flying start to the season for club and country, assuming the goalscoring mantle at domestic and international level  culminating in his timely hat-trick for Argentina  to secure the Albiceleste’s ticket to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Another Real Madrid player accused of 5 years tax evasion


Spanish prosecutors have accused Real Madrid’s Brazilian left-back Marcelo of tax fraud totalling nearly half a million euros, a judicial source confirmed on Tuesday.

The tax authorities believe Marcelo hid 490,917 euros ($578,000) earned from his image rights using a network of shell companies outside of Spain.

Newspaper executive dies after falling from Chicago hotel while taking photos


A newspaper executive tragically fell several stories to his death in an apparent accident Monday afternoon in downtown Chicago.

Eric Paul Janssen, who was a vice president for the Sandusky Newspaper Group in Memphis, was reportedly trespassing at the trendy London House Hotel in Chicago during the time of the incident.

Nicki Minaj denies saying she made female rappers mainstream


Nicki Minaj has fired back at reports which claim she takes credit for making female rappers mainstream.

Posting a video of what she actually said,she wrote

Indian Parents Who Has Four Girls KILL Their Neighbor’s daughter As Sacrifice To Give Them A Son(Photos)


An Indian couple desperate for a son after having four daughters allegedy murdered a four-year-old girl, believing her ‘sacrifice’ would bring them a boy.

Satish Singh, 35, and his wife Namita, 30, kidnapped their neighbour’s four-year-old daughter, cut off her arm, leg and ear before slashing her throat.

He shot her three times in the back in front of other shoppers in Thailand


A soldier in Thailand was arrested after allegedly stalking his pregnant wife and shooting her dead in the middle of a supermarket after she asked for a divorce.

Sirinporn Chumboonchu, 40, split from her husband, Pichet, 41, earlier this month after learning that her spouse was having an affair with a mistress.

Uniform men lured us to be killed by herdsmen – Plateau attack survivor


No fewer than 29 persons, mainly women and children, were, killed in an attack by suspected herdsmen in Nkiedonwhro village of Irigwe chiefdom in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. 

Three others sustained various degrees of injuries.

How can you sleep soundly when workers have been unpaid? Buhari blasts govs


President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of interventions by the Federal Government.

The President spoke when he received a group of governors led by Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) Chairman Abdul’Aziz Yari at the State House in Abuja.

Why I dumped APC for PDP –Nigerian Senator


A former senator and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Enugu State, Senator Fidelis Okoro has stated that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s virtues informed his return to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

The ex-lawmaker extolled the leadership qualities of the governor which according to him was anchored on peace, good governance and grassroots development.

Ortom Meets PMB, Calls For Arrest Of Miyetti Allah’s Leader


Following threats by the leadership of Miyetti Allah that they would mobilize their members to resist the anti- open grazing law,Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has called on President Muhammadu to call the herdsmen to order.
Speaking to State House Correspondents yesterday after a closed-door meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, he said threats by the Miyetti Allah to make the state ungovernable is unacceptable.

Police nab church elder for allegedly killing wife


Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested Mr. Sunday Uko Akpan for allegedly killing his wife, Mrs. Martha Sunday Uko, aged 35.

Akpan, said to be an elder at the Light of the World Mission Church, Oron Road, Uyo, was alleged to have murdered his wife on October 11 after a disagreement.