Thursday, 14 December 2017

Congregants experience health issues after being sprayed with insecticide by South African Prophet (Photos)

20-year-old Thabiso Chabalala on Wednesday, revealed to the court that she spent seven months coughing and with swollen eyes after Prophet Lethebo Rabalago sprayed her with insecticide.

Prophet Rabalago from the Mountzion General Assembly in Limpopo, South Africa, who has styled himself as a prophet, was charged with five counts of assault and contravening environmental laws after images of him spraying congregants with Doom went viral in November last year.

EFCC denies plot to arrest Maina

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday denied issuing a bench warrant for the arrest of a former Chairman of the Presidential Pension Reform Task Force (PRTT), Dr. AbdulRasheed Maina.

Baby born with heart outside body survives surgery

Vanellope Hope Wilkins, a baby born with heart outside her body has survived surgery to insert the heart back into her body, CNN has reported.

Vanellope who is now three weeks old, was delivered by a team of 50 medical professionals at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK, on November 22.

Sergio Aguero says he’s ‘very happy’ at Manchester City

Sergio Aguero says he is “very happy” at Manchester City and fired up for the derby, which he dubbed the “most important game of the year”.

Manchester City’s record goalscorer has hit the net nine times this season and is sure to be a key figure in Sunday’s clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford.

EFCC recovers N2.8 billion cash from pension thieves as Ibrahim Magu opens up on assets

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu, has confirmed that over N2.8 billion was recovered from suspected pension thieves in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation and Police Pension Office.

The cash component excludes many choice assets placed either under permanent or interim forfeiture by courts.

Tyga loses over $50k as robbers burgle his store


Police has disclosed that rapper Tyga lost more than $50,000 in gear and merch, when robbers hit his L.A. retail store.

Egyptian activist sentenced to 3 years for govt criticism

Egyptian lawyers say a prominent activist and opposition figure has been sentenced to three years over his criticism of the government’s decision to transfer control over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

Defense lawyers Zyad el-Elaimy and Ahmed Fawzy said on a Facebook posts on Wednesday that Islam Marei had been held in pre-trial detention since his June arrest. Charges against him included “funding terrorism” and inciting violence.

Borussia Dortmund managerial opportunity extraordinary – Peter Stoger

Peter Stoger has said he is relishing the “extraordinary” opportunity of coaching Borussia Dortmund as he prepares to face Hoffenheim and potential successor Julian Nagelsmann.

Stoger, 51, was appointed as head coach until the end of the season after Peter Bosz was dismissed following a winless Bundesliga streak.

West Brom lacked quality against Swansea – Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew lamented West Brom’s quality and decision-making in the final third after they were narrowly beaten 1-0 by Swansea at the Liberty Stadium.

West Brom are without a win in the Premier League since August and that run continued in south Wales as Wilfried Bony’s late strike condemned them to another defeat.

SARS will be reformed not scrapped – NPF

The Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force, Jimoh Moshood, has stated that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, will not scrapped but reformed despite nationwide protest.

Moshood disclosed this at a youth-police forum on Police Accountability in Lagos by Korede Bello Initiative.

Kidnappers Tied to Iron Pole and Beaten Mercilessly by Residents After Kidnapping a 7-year-old Boy (Photos)

Two men who kidnapped a seven-year-old boy on his doorstep after distracting his mother have been captured by enraged locals and beaten in the street, Dailymail has reported.
The two alleged kidnappers identified as Sunny Devnani, 27, and Sudhir Sayaram, 30, from Madhya Pradesh in central India were subjected to mob justice after being caught on camera snatching young Dev Padalia as he waited for the school bus.  

Man City Set New Premier League Records

English Premier League leaders, Manchester City ( or Man City) have set a stunning new record of 15 straight wins and even more, amassing 49 points in a possible 51.

In its 25-year history, the Premier League has boasted a series of outstanding sides including Manchester United’s treble-winners, Arsenal’s “Invincibles” and Jose Mourinho’s powerful Chelsea side in his first stint at the club.

How Officials Stole $22m During Nelson Mandela's Funeral Preparations - Shocking Report Emerges

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has said he hopes football “ends up paying” the debt the spot owes him at the 2018 World Cup.

Messi has lost three straight finals with Argentina in a three-year span.

His national team coach, Jorge Sampaoli, said after Messi’s hat-trick at Ecuador in the 3-1 win in their final qualifier on October 10, that football “owes Messi a World Cup.”

Two Men Arraigned in Court for Burgling Pastor's Residence

Some two men have been nabbed after allegedly burgled a cleric’s residence and stole church property.

They, on Thursday appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on a three-count charge, NAN reports.

Nigerian Governors Approve $1 Billion From Excess Crude Account To Fight Boko Haram

Governors from Nigeria’s 36 states have approved the withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account by the federal government to be used in the ongoing fight against Boko Haram insurgents in the North-east. 

This was revealed by the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki while briefing State House correspondents after the meeting of the National Economic Council which held inside the council chamber of the Presidential Villa Abuja. 

Arrest of pregnant teenagers to begin in Tanzania

John Mongella, a regional commissioner in Tanzania, has announced that pregnant teenagers will be arrested and charged to court, local news portal The Citizen reports.
Mongella, speaking on Monday, said pregnant teenagers have a tendency to not divulge who it was that got them pregnant.

Untold story of the attack at Magu’s house

Gunmen who attacked a farmhouse belonging to Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), took away some riffles from the house.

The attackers overpowered two security guards they met at the house, beating one to death.
TheCable gathered that the two mobile policemen identified as Haruna Seriki and Musa Izah were drafted from Mopol 45, under the federal capital territory (FCT) command.

N2bn Properties Corruption Scandal: Whistle-blower Accuses ICPC Boss of Conspiracy, Bribery

A whistleblower who gave an information to ICPC in Bauchi Zonal Office that a retired civil servant, named Sanusi Muhammad Isa, who is a close associate of the former Governor of Bauchi state, Malam Isa Yuguda, and had served as personal assistant to the former Governor, has accused the Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC of conspiracy and bribery allegations, report according Citizens United for Peace and Stability, CUPS detailed.

Monarchs petition Buhari, demand probe into Kanu’s father’s whereabouts

Traditional rulers from three communities in Afaraukwu, Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, have demanded a panel of enquiry to investigate the role of the Nigerian Army in the invasion of the home of the traditional ruler of Afaraukwu autonomous community, HRH Eze Israel Kanu.

India Court Sentences Man To Death For Rape & Murder Of Law Student

An Indian court Thursday handed down the death penalty to a man found guilty of raping and murdering a law student in a brutal knife attack in southern Kerala state.

The murdered student was found dead in a pool of blood in her home in Perumbavoor town on April 28, 2016, with nearly 30 stab wounds and bite marks on her severely disfigured corpse.

Court frees ‘killer wife’s’ mum but sends her back to prison

A federal capital territory court (FCT) court refused to grant bail to Maryam Sanda, the woman who allegedly stabbed her husband to death.

Sanda was alleged to have killed her husband, Bilyamin Bello, over allegations of infidelity.
Bello was the son of a former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Court orders arrest of Access Bank MD for ‘flouting’ order on accounts

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in Bwari, Abuja, on Thursday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe and two others.

Also named in the arrest warrant were senior official of the bank, Mrs. Neka Adogu and Access Bank Plc.

Alao-Akala, Teslim Folarin, Others Officially Join APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated its preparedness to bury activities of opposition parties in the current political dispensation.

This was as it concluded arrangements to welcome former governor of the state, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala; former Senate leader, Senator Teslim Folarin and former Secretary to the State Government, Chief Ayodele Adigun, to its fold on Saturday.

Kogi Poly Student Hacks Roommate To Death

Tragedy struck in the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, as a Higher National Diploma (HND)student of the institution, Mr Akoh Samuel, was allegedly macheted to death by his friend and roommate.

The suspect, Agba Victor, an Accounting student in HND 1, who was suspected to be mentally unstable, allegedly killed his friend with a cutlass.

Lawmaker Facing Assault Claims Commits Suicide

A Republican lawmaker, nicknamed 'The Pope,' who was facing allegations that he sexually assaulted his daughter's friend at a New Year's Eve party shot himself dead on a Kentucky bridge.

Father-of-five and pastor Dan Johnson, 57, who made headlines for posting racist pictures likening the Obamas to monkeys and once claimed he had run a morgue at Ground Zero, wrote an emotional, Facebook post just hours before killing himself.

Driving instructor rapes, strangles 23-yr-old corps member to death in Ogun State

The police in Ogun say they have arrested a 29-year-old driving instructor, name withheld, for allegedly raping and killing one Ms Modupe Taiyese, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member serving in Abeokuta, Ogun. 

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ahmed Iliyasu, told journalists at the scene of the crime in Abule Ayo area on Thursday that the suspect had confessed to the crime.

Harvey Weinstein finally breaks his silence to respond to Salma Hayek

Disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein has finally broken his silence, denying claims that he sexually harassed actress Salma Hayek and forced her to do a nude lesbian sex scene for the biopic Friday.

'Mr. Weinstein does not recall pressuring Salma to do a gratuitous sex scene with a female costar and he was not there for the filming,' his rep said in a lengthy statement on Thursday to Deadline, despite the fact that hayek never said he was on set in her essay.

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa calls for end to Western sanctions

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday called for the removal of Western sanctions on his government during a speech to ruling party officials and said elections due in 2018 were nearer than “you expect”. 

“I’m not just getting by, I’m thriving!” Lady who lost both parents at the beginning of the year shares her testimony on her birthday

A Lady who lost both parents at the beginning of the year took to her Twitter to share her amazing testimony as she celebrates her 27th birthday. She also shared a side by side photo of her in tears at the beginning of the year and a photo of her now. Read her her full tweet below…

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung Turns ‘Hunter’ In New Pictures

The minister of sports and youth development, Solomon Dalung took to social media to share pictures of him in a hunting costume.

The minister shared the pictures on his instagram page and wrote;

Ekiti killer policeman dismissed

The Ekiti State Police Command has dismissed a Mobile Police corporal, Ayodele Famodimu, who shot dead a commercial driver, Olabode Ojo, at a checkpoint in Oye-Ekiti on Tuesday evening.

Famodimu was dismissed after undergoing an orderly room trial.He also appeared in court on Thursday and was remanded in prison custody.

Fulani Herdsmen Strike In Ogun, Police Arrest Three With Arms

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Ogun State yesterday became the latest in the country to record another attack by herdsmen.
Three herders, who attempted to graze their cattle on a farm in Oke Odo, Ketu Local Council Development Area, were confronted by the owner, Ige Orisade. Infuriated by the challenge, the herdsmen allegedly assaulted the victim, who sustained serious injuries.

Photo: NSCDC arrest two ‘fetish’ Pastors in Ondo

Officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested two clerics for allegedly defrauding and sexually abusing innocent worshipers in their respective churches. The suspects – Dada Babaroti and Clement Olatunde Fabeku – were arrested by officials of the Ondo State.

Boko Haram Tries To Take Over Military Base In Borno

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Boko Haram fighters battled Nigerian soldiers for about an hour on Wednesday as they tried to take over a military base, in the latest attack against troops in the restive northeast.

A former local government official, a civilian militia member and a motorist who witnessed the shooting said the Islamist militants tried to storm the outpost in the village of Mainok in Borno state.

My Mission Is To Remove APC From Power – Raymond Dokpesi

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Chairman of the National Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)and Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has urged PDP leaders and members to focus on regaining power in 2019.

Mr Fidelis Soriwei, the Special Adviser on Media Relations to Dickson, said the Governor made the call when he led members of Reconciliation Committee on a visit to the Chairman of DAAR Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, in Abuja on Wednesday.

Reno Omokri To Charly Boy: “Not All Pastors Are Conmen”

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Area Fada, Charly Boy, yesterday berated the numbers of privates jets owned by the Men Of God and politicians alike in spite of the country lacking a national air carrier.

He wrote, “What a shame, Nigeria don’t even have a national air carrier yet there are over 100 private jets owned by con men/pastors called men of God and thieves called Leaders/politicians. May the revolution consume the bastards.”

Burna Boy Show Postponed Following Robbery Allegations

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The Burna Boy show which has been heavily publicized has been postponed in light of recent robbery allegations against him by the Police.
Burnaboy and his manager were fingered as the brains behind fellow musician,Mr 2Kay’s robbery and assault at Eko Hotels and Suites.

Gunmen Kill Ferry Operator In Bayelsa

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Another ferry operator has been killed by gunmen on the Yenagoa-Akassa waterway in Bayelsa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The incident occurred barely 24 hours after the killing of a boat operator on the Sangana- Igbemotoru waterway on Dec. 13.

Nasarawa Govt. sponsors 12 teachers for Christian pilgrimage

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Mr Musa Aloko, the Executive Secretary, Nasarawa State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board says 12 Christian religious studies teachers are part of the 104 intending pilgrims to perform the 2017 exercise to Israel.

Aloko disclosed this at orientation exercise for the intending pilgrims from the state on Thursday in Lafia.

Nguru fire victims get N21m support

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The Yobe Government on Thursday assisted 115 victims of the Nguru market fire disaster with over N21 million to enable them to regain their means of livelihood.

The Permanent Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Alhaji Musa Jidawa, who supervised the distribution of the assistance, said the gesture was meant to avoid creating a gap in the livelihood of the victims.

Surgeon admits to burning his initials on patients’ livers during transplant

A British surgeon has admitted assaulting two patients by burning his initials into their livers during transplant operations.

Simon Bramhall pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of assault, in a case a prosecutor called “without legal precedent in criminal law.”

JAY-Z’s Tidal could run out of cash within six months

JAY-Z's Tidal may be on the verge of sinking.

The music streaming service is reportedly losing money to the tune of tens of millions of dollars per year, and may not have enough dough to stick around for another six months, Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv reports.

Russel Simmons Accused Of rape By 3 Women

Music mogul Russell Simmons, has been accused of rape by 3 women.

One of the women,  Drew Dixon told the New York Times she was working as an executive at Def Jam Recordings in 1995 when Simmons raped her in his downtown Manhattan apartment after a prolonged campaign of sexual harassment.

German squad to get N148 million each if they win 2018 World Cup in Russia

German squad to get N148 million each if they win 2018 World Cup in Russia

The German Football Association (DFB) announced Wednesday that each member of their squad will receive a 350,000 euros (N147,982,168.41) bonus should Germany defend their World Cup title next year in Russia.

If the current champions win their fifth world title, Coach Joachim Löw and his squad stand to get an increase in prize money from the 300,000 euros they each got for winning the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil.

Heart breaking story of young woman wrongly jailed in Kirikiri without her family knowing her whereabouts

Heart breaking story of young woman wrongly jailed in Kirikiri without her family knowing her whereabouts

A young woman is currently serving time in Kirikiri prison after a police officer allegedly stopped her one morning for interrogation then arrested her, without giving her a chance to contact her family members.

21-year-old Precious Sunday recently came to Lagos from Abuja to stay with her sister who resides in Ikate. One week after her arrival, she was on a bike, going to her sister's shop early in the morning, when a police officer stopped her for interrogation then seized her phone and took her to Maroko police station.

Rihanna arrives London with billionaire beau, Hassan Jameel amid engagement rumours

Rihanna arrives London with billionaire beau, Hassan Jameel amid engagement rumours

Rihanna and her  billoianaire Saudi Arabian bilionaire boyfriend of over a year, Hassan Jameel were seen arriving Heathrow Airport in London on Monday.

Woman Ekiti pastor allegedly injured her vagina during deliverance dies

Mrs. Omowale, who made news last week after she alleged that Prophet Oni Olakanye of CAC Palace of Mercy, Matthew, Olokuta, Ado-Ekiti, injured her private part after a strange deliverance, is dead.

Omo Edema of Voice 89.9FM Ado Ekiti who shared the news on Facebook wrote;

Mel B cuts out her flesh to remove tattoo of her ex-husband Stephen Belfonte's name

Mel B cuts out her flesh to remove tattoo of her ex-husband Stephen Belfonte

Mel B has sliced off the flesh on her ribs in a dramatic move to get rid of a tattoo tribute to her ex-husband Stephen Belafonte.

The former Spice Girls star had a tattoo with the words, "Stephen, till death do us part you own my heart" inked along her ribcage.

'Some Pastors spend tithes to set up businesses and establish schools for the purpose of making money' - Apostle Adenuga says

Apostle Paul Taiwo Adenuga, the founder of Faith Revival Apostolic Church, has claimed that some pastors spend their congregation tithes on setting up businesses and establishing schools for the purpose of making money.

While reacting to the recent tithing controversy and whether pastors should give an account of how they spend tithe. He says: “The controversy over the issue of tithes is unnecessary. It is happening now because some of the big-time servants of God have betrayed the gospel and their calling. They now recruit antichrists to work in God’s vineyard.

"Don't Underestimate Your Vagina, It Can Buy You A Mansion" - Nigerian Lady (Photos)

A Nigerian lady with the username "Enderlin Chinenye Ambrose" on Facebook has taken to the platform to advice his fellow Nigerian ladies.

According to her; ladies shouldn't underestimate their private part because it can buy them a mansion.