Friday, 29 December 2017

Uganda Charges 45 Rwandan Citizens With Terrorism

A government-controlled newspaper in Uganda says 45 Rwandan nationals have been charged with terrorism and establishing a terror organization.

The New Vision reported Friday that the suspects were charged Thursday in a remote town in western Uganda. The report gives few details about the charges.

Nine Killed As Gunmen Attack Egypt Church

A gunman today opened fire at a church in south of Cairo, killing at least nine people before policemen shot him dead, officials and state media said.

Health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed told state television that the gunman who was shot dead had killed nine people and wounded others, including a police officer.

Buhari congratulates George Weah

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday congratulated Mr. George Weah on his election as the next President of the Republic of Liberia.
President Buhari also commended the Liberian people on the peaceful conduct of the historic presidential run-off election, stressing that “this is another plus on Africa’s democratic scoreboard.”

Imo robbery: Policemen’s widows receive GoFundMe donations

Wives of slain Police officers who died during an armed robbery attack at a branch of Zenith Bank in Wetheral Road, Owerri, Imo State, have received the donations from GoFundMe campaign launched by The PUNCH Newspapers and other social media activists.

Mrs. Rose Iboko, widow of the heroic police officer, Chukwudi Iboko, received a cheque of N4,690,144.64; while Mrs. Blessing Agbo, widow of the second victim, Sergeant Sunday Agbo, got investment and cash totalling N2,258,217.79.

India likens bitcoin to Ponzi schemes

India warned Friday against investing in cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, likening them to “Ponzi schemes”, as it became the latest country to urge caution.
Despite a boom in trade that has seen prices soar, cryptocurrencies “don’t have intrinsic value and are not backed by any kind of assets,” the Indian finance ministry said in a statement.

Why Young People Shun Public Service - Comedian, I Go Dye

For Warri-bred humour merchant, Francis Agoda, popularly known as I Go Dye, it was yet another feather to his cap, as he received the UK DFID and Youth Alive Foundation Ambassador award penultimate Saturday in Abuja.

Tagged: “Making a Difference Against Corruption Today”, the award was presented to I Go Dye by United Kingdom’s DFID (Department for International Development) with a view to inspiring the comedian to enlighten the youths about corruption.

Liberia's Vice President Concedes Defeat, Congratulates George Weah

Liberia’s Vice President, Jospeh Boakai, has conceded the Dec. 26 presidential runoff election to former soccer star, George Weah.

In a nationwide broadcast from his party’s headquarters in Monrovia on Friday, Boakai who was flanked by his supporters and party leaders, said he had already called Weah to congratulate him.

Why They To Remove Me As National Chairman Of APC - Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie Oyegun Thursday explained that his loyalty to the present administration led by Muhammadu Buhari, was the reason why he is being persecuted by some disgruntled elements in the party who wanted him out as National Chairman.

Oyegun who spoke in Benin, Edo State, at an event organised in his honour by the Benin National Congress (BNC), said the only thing his adversaries could punish him for is his loyalty.

Ivory Coast Woman Arrested At Thai Airport With 1.2kg Of Cocaine

A 27-year-old woman from the Ivory Coast has been arrested on the Thai island of Phuket after an airport X-ray found more than 1kg of cocaine in her stomach wrapped in scores of small packets.

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Europeans Sportsperson Of The Year

Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo has been announced Best European Sportsperson of the year. This is the second year in a row he would be snagging the award.

Henry blasts Arsenal players for not celebrating with Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry, has criticized members of the current squad, for not celebrating with Alexis Sanchez, when he scored against Crystal Palace on Thursday.

Sanchez, who is continuously linked with an exit from the club, netted twice at Selhurst Park, as the Gunners won 3-2.

Churches, Mosques To Start Paying Taxes In Lagos

Religious organisations such as mosques, churches will now start paying taxes in Lagos. A bill that would review the land use charge in Lagos state has gone through second reading on the floor of the state House of Assembly during plenary on Thursday, December 28.

President Buhari reportedly blames security officials for son's accident

President Buhari on Wednesday night is said reportedly blame his security officials for his son's injury.

According to Thisday, the president, had gone to see his son at the hospital and had openly blasted his security personnel for the accident.

If Wizkid and I can settle, anybody can — Davido (Video)

Lindsay Lohan Bitten By A Snake While Vacationing In Thailand

Lindsay Lohan was bitten by a snake during a hike in Phuket, Thailand, she revealed on her Instagram story. The “Mean Girls” star shared a video of her beautiful surroundings before zooming in on the red bite on her ankle.

Man fractures his penis after trying ‘unusual’ position during sex

A 26-year-old Vietnamese man had a penile fracture after trying an unusual position in bed, prompting him to cast embarrassment aside and run to the hospital.

The man simply identified as V.V.C.was hospitalized at 1:45 am on Christmas Day with a swollen, deformed, and bluish colored penis, doctors at the K120 Military Hospital in Tien Giang Province, located in the Mekong Delta, said on Wednesday.

NAN's Editor-In-Chief welcomes Quadruplets After 7 Years Of Marriage

Mr. Peter Ejiofor, a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, has welcomed a set of quadruplets in the early hours of Friday. These gifts are coming after 7-years of marriage.

The babies all boys, were delivered at 9.24a.m at Crystal Specialist Hospital, Akonwonjo, Lagos.In his words;

Mourinho highlights Klopp inconsistency over Van Dijk

Jose Mourinho has mischievously highlighted the changing view of Jurgen Klopp after his Liverpool counterpart spent £75 million to sign Southampton’s Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk this week.
The Manchester United manager cheekily suggested on Friday that if he were a member of the media, he would ask Klopp about his comments, 18 months ago, when the German claimed he would not want to spend huge amounts of money even if it were available to him.

Drogba, Oliseh congratulate George Weah

African football legends on Friday congratulated George Weah after the ex-AC Milan superstar claimed victory as the 25th president of Liberia.

The former Ballon d’or winner was on Thursday declared winner of the Liberia presidential run-off after taking 61.5 per cent of the vote from 98.1 per cent of ballots cast to beat his opponent Vice-President Joseph Boakai, who took 38.5 per cent of the vote.

Ronaldo blasts Barcelona over how they treat players

Former Brazil striker, Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima, has lashed out at Barcelona over his time at the club.

Ronaldo claims that Real Madrid fans made him feel more welcome when he played at the Santiago Bernabeu.

As governor I stayed awake for Rivers people to sleep – Amaechi

Former Rivers State Governor and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has said that the security of lives and property of Rivers people and human  capital development were his key achievements as Governor  of Rivers State between 2007 to 2015.

Amaechi also said he did not sleep while fighting insecurity in the state so that Rivers people could sleep with their two eyes closed.

NLC threatens strike if petrol scarcity persists into New Year

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has threatened it would embark on industrial action if the petrol scarcity biting the country persists into the New Year.

NLC gave the threat in a statement issued on Friday, December 29.

The statement however lauded the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, for directing the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) to cut short its recess and immediately convene industry stakeholders meeting to tackle the petrol crisis.

Zimbabwean Man Caught Having Sex With A Prostitute At His Wife’s Funeral (Photos)

A GWERU man left Chiredzi people shocked when he was caught having sex with another woman during his wife’s funeral service.

Circumstances are that the accused Luscious Chiturumani stayed in Gweru with his wife Sibongile Mthetwa who allegedly died after a short illness.

Taiwan Wife Accidentally Bites Off Husband's Testicle During Lovemaking

A man in Taiwan was reportedly rushed to hospital on Boxing Day after his wife chewed off one of his testicles during an aggressive lovemaking session.

When paramedics arrived at the couple's home, they apparently saw the man, surnamed Wang, wearing a robe and holding his severed testicle in a rice bowl while the wife repeatedly explained: 'I accidentally bit it off!'

"My Grandmom Was Disowned For Marrying This Nigerian Man" - English Man Reveals (PHOTO)

A man from Sunderland in England has revealed how his grandmother was disowned by her family many years ago for marrying a Nigerian man. The young man who took to his twitter account to share the brief story - said his grandmother who was from County Mayo in Ireland, chose love over bigotry and sentiments and the rest in now history. Below is what he wrote;

Woman jailed for riding naked on motorcycle, performing a sex act and punching blind man

A woman who was caught riding naked on a motorcycle, performing a sex act on a high street shopper and punching a blind man in the chest has been jailed.

Natasha Claus, 36, arrived at court four hours late and appeared before Judge Peter Ross, who jailed her immediately and imposed a criminal behaviour order which means she has been barred from the entire town of Woking, Surrey.

Catholic Priest Stops Governor Samuel Ortom From Addressing The Church In Benue

A Catholic priest from Gboko diocese in Benue state on Wednesday 27 December 2017 stopped the State Governor, Chief. Samuel Ortom from making a speech at the thanksgiving service to mark the 64th birthday of Senator George Akume at St Christopher's church Wannune, Tarka LG.

According to sources in Wannune, the Parish Priest , Reverend Father Ashwe, did not allow the Governor to make his speech on the issue of non payment of salaries in the State.

Private Jet Robbery: Wizkid, Tiwa Savage Reports Are False, Baseless - FAAN

The Federal airports authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has reacted to allegations of theft by top musicians, Wizkid and Tiwa Savage.

FAAN said that the reports of theft are 'false and Baseless'. On Wednesday, luggage belonging to both artists were reportedly stolen from a Bombardier Challenger 605 jet with registration number T7-A00 while it was slowly taxiing to a Hangar at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos. The artistes were 
returning from a function in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom state.

Meghan Markle lost chance to play Bond Girl over romance with Prince Harry

Meghan Markle reportedly caught the eye of 007 producer slast year and was said to be shortlisted as Daniel Craig's next Bond girl but her blossoming romance with Prince Harry ruled her out of the line-up.

According to The Sun, Meghan was one of five actresses narrowed down to play Craig's love interest in Bond 25, with Baywatch star Ilfenesh Hadera, 32 also making the shortlist.

Buhari’s son being treated in Abuja, says Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari’s son, Yusuf,  is still undergoing treatment in Abuja’s Cedarrest Hospital, the Presidency said yesterday.

This is contrary to the report in some online media that he had been flown overseas.Yusuf had a head injury and broke a limb in a bike accident on Tuesday in Abuja.

Gay vicar ,79 left homeless after splitting with toyboy days after gifting him his flat

 A GAY vicar who married a Romanian male model 55 years his junior has been left homeless after giving him his flat — just days before they split up.

Retired Rev Philip Clements, 79, broke up with Florin Marin, 24, after he was told he was too old to join in with his toyboy's late-night clubbing.The pair, who wed in April, had met on a dating site and Mr Clements sold his home in Sandwich, Kent, to buy their flat 1,500 miles away in Bucharest.

Woman's botched nose job left her with an implant sticking out of her skin


A woman who got a nose job was left with a crater in her face after the silicone implant from the botched cosmetic procedure burst out of her skin.

The woman had reportedly opted for a cheap rhinoplasty at a clinic, with the hopes of getting a more pronounced nose. However, following the procedure, the woman began suffering from infections and later inflammation around the area of her face where the surgery had taken place.

Beautiful South African woman burnt to death by her boyfriend on boxing day

Beautiful South African woman burnt to death by her boyfriend on boxing day

A young beautiful South African woman was burnt to death by her boyfriend on boxing day because she wanted to end their relationship. Irene Khutletlang from Krugersdorp was burned alive by Thapelo Bosture Dioke on boxing day, according online sources.

Photos: Absence of a bridge forces Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, to be ferried inside his car across River Benue

Photos: Absence of a bridge forces Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, to be ferried inside his car across River Benue

The absence of a bridge yesterday forced the Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal's convoy to be ferried across River Benue. Governor Tambuwal was heading to Ibi LGA of Taraba State to pay a visit to the former Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Hon Isiaka Bawa, who recently lost his mother.

Woman survives after being tosed into freezing river

An Arkansas woman, who was kidnapped and tossed from a bridge into an almost frozen river after witnessing a fatal shooting, somehow was able to swim to safety.

According to KATV, Little Rock Police said they found the woman, 42, after receiving a 911 call from someone who heard her screaming for help near the banks of the Arkansas River. The unnamed victimtold police she had been thrown off the I-430 bridge into the frigid waters, but was able to will herself to land.

No other state can match Osun public schools’ infrastructure — Aregbesola

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has said that no other state in the country can compete with Osun in terms of infrastructural development in primary and secondary schools.

According to a statement made available to our correspondent in Osogbo on Wednesday by his media adviser, Mr. Sola Fasure, the governor said this while featuring on an NTA network programme, ‘Good Morning Nigeria.’

257 more Nigerians return from Libya

About 257 Nigerians on Thursday returned from Libya, barely 24 hours after the National Emergency Management Agency received 157 persons on Wednesday.
 The 152 adults females, 82 adult males, nine children and 14 infants bring the number of people rescued by the International Migration Organisation with assistance from the European Union to 6, 672 between January and December 28, 2017.

Change Takes Time, Oyegun Tells Nigerians

Amidst the lingering economic challenges facing the country, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has called on Nigerians to remain consistent in their efforts to do the right thing.

Odigie-Oyegun stated that, as against the perception that the concept of change was about road construction and provision of electricity, he believed that it (change) was a resolve not to return to “bad old past.”

Lecturer dies weeks after wedding

A newly married lecturer of the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Abia State, identified as Daniel, has been reported dead.

The race for 9mobile

In a matter of days, a new owner will be announced for the country’s fourth largest telecom network, 9mobile. The company, which was hitherto known as Etisalat, ran into troubled waters when it could not meet its obligations of $1.2billion to a consortium of 13 banks that were asking for the loan repayment with accrued interests. 

Viral photo of singer Bryson Tiller kissing rapper NAV while sitting on his laps

Bryson Tiller

A viral photo on social media captures two men who looks a lot like R&B singer Bryson Tiller kissing another man who looks like rapper NAV, as he sits on his laps.

The photo which has long sparked controversy on social media, has some backing them for going public with their sexuality, while others bashed them. However some are alleging it is not the aforementioned singers. Here are tweets below;

Bike Cash: Yusuf Buhari’s best friend is also in coma

Yusuf Buhari's best friend

Earlier this week, we were hit with news of President Buhari’s son, Yusuf Buhari in coma following a terrible bike crash while racing with his friends. 

However Daily Nigerian reports that Yusuf Buhari’s best friend, Bashir Gwandu, is also in coma and admitted at the intensive care unit of Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja. 

Saudi-Led Air Raids Kill 68 Yemen Civilians In One Day – UN

In just one day 68 people, including eight children, were killed and dozens more injured as two air strikes were carried out by the Saudi-led coalition, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen said on Thursday.

George Weah speaks after emerging Liberia’s president-elect

Former World Footballer of the Year, George Weah, has reacted to news of his declaration as winner of Tuesday’s presidential run-off in his country, Liberia.
That country’s National Elections Commission on Thursday evening declared the former footballer and candidate of the opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) as scoring 720,023 votes, which is 61.5 percent of 98 percent total votes cast at the election.