Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Death toll from Boko Haram attacks falls in Niger

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A total of 141 civilians in Niger were killed, kidnapped or wounded by the Boko Haram jihadist group last year, a sharp fall compared with 2016, the UN said on Wednesday.

The toll in 2016 was 227 after 214 in 2015, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a report.

Randy Couple Arrested After Being Caught Having S£X In A Car (Photos)


A randy pair of couple got more than they bargained for after they were caught romping inside a car. The man and the woman were nabbed by residents while having s3x in the car in Uganda. They were apprehended and taken  to police station at Kizungu community in Kampala.

Zimbabwean prostitute celebrates birthday with her regular clients to appreciate them (Photos)

Beautiful Zimbabwean prostitute celebrates birthday with her regular clients to appreciate them (Photos)

A Beautiful Zimbabwean prostitute has gone viral online after she celebrated her birthday with some of her regular clients.

According to Zimbabwean website, H-Metro, the young lady identified as Melissa who sleeps with men to make a living, decided to appreciate her clients for their patronage by celebrating her birthday with them.

Benue To Give Mass Burial To Victims Of Suspected Herdsmen


The Benue Government will bury 73 victims of the Jan. 1 attacks by suspected herdsmen tomorrow.

The victims were  killed by yet-to-be identified  gunmen who  invaded five villages in Guma and Logo Local Governments on New Year’s day. Many others were injured while 50,000 people were displaced.

Bill Gates to pay Nigeria’s $76m debt to Japan


Nigeria has authorised Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to start the repayment of $76 million polio eradication loan to Japan.

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, made this known in Abuja on Tuesday when she received a delegation of Japanese House of Councillors Parliamentarians.

IGP kicks against military option in Benue, says his men are on ground


Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has kicked against the deployment of military in Benue, saying the force had deployed 660 personnel from some units to complement the security architecture in the state.
Some residents had called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use military option in solving the herdsmen crisis in the state.

Romelu Lukaku seeking legal advice over ‘voodoo’ claim




Romelu Lukaku is seeking legal advice over the claim by Everton’s major shareholder Farhad Moshiri that a voodoo message influenced his decision to leave the club in the summer, a representative of the Manchester United striker told the BBC on Wednesday.

“Romelu’s decision had nothing to do with voodoo,” the Belgian international’s representative told the BBC.

Barcelona’s Arda Turan in talks with Istanbul Basaksehir


Turkish league leaders Istanbul Basaksehir are in talks with Barcelona to bring midfielder Arda Turan back to Turkey, the Super Lig club said on Wednesday.

Turan, 30, joined Barcelona in 2015 after four successful seasons with Atletico Madrid but he has failed to hold down a first-team place.

England to play friendlies against Nigeria, Costa Rica


England have arranged to host Nigeria and Costa Rica in warm-up friendlies ahead of the 2018 World Cup in June.

Gareth Southgate’s side will take on Nigeria at Wembley on June 2 and then Costa Rica at Elland Road five days later, before heading off for the tournament in Russia.

How Witch Doctor Reportedly Made Lukaku Leave Everton


Everton’s major shareholder, Farhad Moshiri, has claimed that Romelu Lukaku decided to leave Everton after a witch doctor advised him to join Chelsea.
 
Lukaku was ready to sign a new contract in the region of £140,000 per week, but made a u-turn last March and told the club he wanted to leave in the summer.

Man Dies As Bulletproof Charm Fails


A native medicine seller in Katsina State, Usman Saidu, has been remanded in the prison custody in connection with the death of a 27- year-old man , Aliyu Yahuza.

Yahuza, it was learnt, died after being shot with a dane gun. The deceased was said to have drunk a ‘bullet- repelling’ concoction prepared by the native doctor, who assured him that he could not die from gunshot .

Majek Fashek Criticizes Music by Olamide, Wizkid and Davido


Nigerian veteran reggae music maestro, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as ‘Majek Fashek’ has advised young Nigerian musicians on the quality and sound of their songs.

Majek said he makes good sound but the likes of Davido, Wizkid, Olamide and others don’t make good sound, they just jam.

I Killed A Man Years Ago - Woman Makes Shocking Confession After Walking Into Police Station


According to Metro UK, a body has been found in a garden after a woman walked into a police station and said she had killed a man ‘a number of years ago’. 

Police had started digging at the property in Reddish, Greater Manchester, after she said she had buried him there.

Female Air Hostess Caught Hiding $500,000 Under Her Shoes and Make-Up (Photos)


An Indian flight attendant has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle out nearly $500,000 out of the country, Dailymail has reported.
 
The woman identified as Devshi Kulshreshtha, 25 was caught after authorities searched her baggage and found wads of $100 bills which had been tucked below cosmetics and shoes.

Governor Fayose Rocks Army Outfit As He Meets With Local Hunters


With the recent activities of Fulani herdsmen across the country, the Ekiti state governor, Governor Ayodele Fayose met with local hunters to charge them on the protection of the local people in the state.
 
The message was simple: 'Don't take laws into your hands, but defend Ekiti and its people'.

14-Year-Old Model Kills Herself After Being Bullied Online


Amy “Dolly” Everett, a girl who was once the star of adverts in Australia has killed herself after being bullied online.
 
According to Daily Star UK, the girl aged just 14, took her own life after being hounded to the grave by sick cyber bullies.

Residents in Total Shock as They Discover Corpse of Police Sergeant in Osogbo


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Osun says the corpse of a police sergeant has been discovered at Sawmill Area of Osogbo.
 
The spokesman of the command, Babawale Afolabi, said in a statement that some wood sellers at a sawmill had reported the discovery of the body found in front of Dawodu Petrol Station in the area at about 8 a.m.

Two Deadly Armed Robbers Who Shot a Businessman in Bauchi Arrested by the Police (Photo)


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09/01/2018
 
ARREST OF ARMED ROBBERY, CRIMINAL CONSIPIRACY, CULPABLE HOMICIDE AND UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF FIRE ARMS SUSPECTS

Wenger Prepares for Life Without Alexis Sanchez


Arsenal have stepped up their interest in Bordeaux forward Malcom as they plan for life after Alexis Sanchez, Goal understands.
 
The Gunners are one of three Premier League clubs interested in Malcom, with Manchester United and Tottenham also plotting a January move.

FG may jail lawyers, others over unguarded comments on live case


The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on‎ Wednesday, warned lawyers and other members of the public against making “unguarded comments” on live cases still pending before various courts.

Justice Onnoghen, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant (Media), Mr. Awassam Bassey, specifically expressed concern about comments in the media concerning the ongoing legal dispute over the Anambra Central Senatorial District seat.

Atiku’s son loses children’s custody to estranged wife


A Lagos State Magistrates’ Court at Tinubu, Lagos Island, on Wednesday ordered Fatima Bolori to take full custody of the two children she had with Aminu Atiku, a son of a former Vice-President, Abubakar Atiku.
Bolori and Aminu have become estranged.

Don’t proceed with forced relocation of African asylum seekers - UN tells Israel


The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has appealed to the Israeli government to not forcibly send African refugees or asylum seekers to sub-Saharan Africa.

UNHCR said the appeal came after some 80 cases were identified in which people relocated by Israel risked their lives by taking dangerous onward journeys to Europe.

Pilot Couple Carrying 324 Passengers Fired After They Fought And Both Abandoned The Cockpit


An Indian airline has fired a pilot couple who violently clashed and briefly left the cockpit unattended during a flight from Londonto Mumbai.

Jet Airways took the step after investigating allegations a male pilot slapped his female co-pilot during a heated argument while the plane was mid-air, carrying 324 passengers.

Armed Robbers Cooked, Ate Before Robbing Victim


A group of armed bandits who invaded the home of a couple in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital during the yuletide have been arrested.

The suspects were paraded on Wednesday by the Kogi State police command. The suspects five in number were said to have invaded the house of the couple on the 28th December at about 2am while the couple and their children were fast asleep.

30 Shoemakers From Abia State Have Finally Arrived China For Training


The 30 trainees out of 100 shoemakers/ shoe cobblers sponsored by Abia state government – have landed safely in China. The trainees are in the Asian country for a 30 day automated shoe training programme in a bid to promote made in Aba products.
The shoemakers and some government officials boarded a direct flight to Chengdu in China on Tuesday 9th, January 2018, where they will be trained at Chengdu Zaproma Shoe Company.

Prisoner declared dead wakes up before autopsy


Spanish morgue workers were given a major fright when a prisoner who had been declared dead after an apparent suicide attempt woke up just as they prepared to perform an autopsy, authorities said Wednesday.

Woman storms Maiduguri wedding venue to steal from guests


According to the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno, a 27 year-old spinster, Zainab Abdullahi, has been arrested over alleged theft of N12, 000 at a wedding ceremony in Maiduguri.

The Nation reports that the Commandant of the corps, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi said on Wednesday that the suspect was arrested after she stole some valuables at the wedding venue.

Kwara United players, officials involved in auto crash


Players and officials of newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League club Kwara United were involved in a road accident on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Wednesday morning.

PDP backs Kaduna teachers’ strike, accuses El-Rufa’i of ineptitude


The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday said it was in support of the current indefinite strike by public school teachers in Kaduna State.

The State Chairman of PDP, Mr Felix Hyat, in a statement by the party’s Publicity Secretary, Mr Abraham Catoh, faulted the state government on its threat to sack teachers that joined the strike. He stressed that strike was “a legal means for all civil servants to seek redress on the injustice presently meted out on them.’’

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Photos: IGP Arrives Benue State


Sequel to the Order by the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Inspector General of Police to immediately move to Benue State to restore law and order in the State, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM, mni has arrived Benue State.

Four months to royal wedding, Meghan Markle deletes social media accounts


Altar-bound American actress, Meghan Markle, has deleted her social media accounts.
The 36-year-old ‘Suits’ star who got engaged to Prince Harry in November no longer has a social media presence.

Markle has gone off Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Mum-Of-Two Reveals She Was Addicted To Eating 10 Sticks Of CHALK Every Day During Pregnancy


A mum-of-two has opened up about her bizarre addiction to chalk during her second pregnancy. Rebecca Adimore suffered from pica syndrome - a form of obsessive-compulsive disorder sometimes associated with a lack of minerals in the body - and saw herself crunching through 10 sticks a day.

Despite the strange habit, the 25-year-old gave birth to a healthy baby boy called Reuben, now 10 weeks old.

Nas and Kelis settle their child custody dispute, reach new agreement


Rapper Nas and his ex-wife, Kelis have reportedly reached an agreement in their custody dispute over their 8-year-old son, Knight.

According to court documents, the exes found a common ground when it came to sharing their son. Nas will have custody of Knight during the weekends, he will also have four full weekends throughout January, February, and March. Nas’ weekend visits will begin immediately after school on Fridays through Sunday night, or Monday night, if it’s a 3-day weekend.

83 migrants missing after boat mishap in Mediterranean sea


About 83 migrants have been declared missing after their makeshift boat sank in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya, the country’s navy said late Tuesday.

The inflatable boat was carrying more than 100 people when it went down, according to Navy spokesman Ayoub Kacem, who said rescuers had saved just 17 people, including some women.

Photos: Man stabs his wife to death at her employer’s house in Zimbabwe before hanging himself in the presence of two children


A 35-year-old man allegedly killed his wife at her employer’s house in Tshabalala suburb of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe before hanging himself on Tuesday afternoon, January 9.

Munyaradzi Moyo had allegedly viciously stabbed Nomsa Mvere, who according to reports, was in her mid 20s, twice. He then committed suicide in the presence of two children aged three and six around 2PM.

“I’m not Khloe’s dad, trust me”: O.J Simpson addresses controversy surrounding Khloe Kardashian’s paternity


For years, there has been a conspiracy theory that O.J Simpson is Khloe Kardashian’s biological father. The ex-convict has finally addressed the rumors.

The rumors were that he secretly slept with Kris Jenner (Kardashian at the time) behind his friend Robert Kardashian’s back and the family has been covering it up ever since. Khloe’s looks, which were a bit different from her sisters’ – Kim and Kourtney – also added to fuel these rumors but O.J Simpson says they are unfounded.

Don’t treat Fulani herdsmen as Jonathan treated Boko Haram —Soyinka warns Buhari


The Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari not to treat the Fulani Herdsmen’s hostility against Nigerians the way former President Goodluck Jonathan treated Boko Haram at the earlier stage of its insurgency.

Soyinka, in a statement on Wednesday, said the Fulani herdsmen have declared war against Nigeria.

Human Ken Doll Gets Four RIBS Removed


Rodrigo Alves has taken his love of plastic surgery to new extremes by getting four of his ribs removed. The plastic surgery addict, dubbed the Human Ken Doll, enlisted the help of Dr Michael K Obeng after deciding he was 'too fat' to attend any Christmas parties.

The doctor posted pictures and video of Rodrigo in his offices after he became the first male patient to have his ribs removed.

Traditional ruler, son on trial for alleged murder of EFCC informant


A traditional ruler, Nojimu Abioye, and his son, Wahab Abioye, were on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja High Court, for the alleged murder of one Alhaji Olatunji Rasak in 2015.

Rasaki was said to be an informant for the Economic and Financial Crime Commission.
The duo was charged with a two-count of conspiracy to commit murder and murder.
They, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Micheal Douglas denies potential sexual harassment claim before it goes public


Michael Douglas has sensationally come forward to deny that he sexually harassed a woman 32 years ago. The double Oscar winner spoke to Deadline after he says he was approached by the Hollywood Reporter who put the claims of the woman to him.

The star says the woman claims he masturbated in front of her and he is coming forward because his children are terrified the 73-year-old will be labeled a sexual predator.

Wike Offers N640m Bounty For The Arrest Of Cultists


Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has declared 32 cultists wanted in a state broadcast  and asked the security agencies to go after them, putting a bounty of N20m each for information that could lead to their  arrest.

The total reward is N640million, N440million more than what the governor offered for the arrest of Don Wani, the kidnap kingpin and cultist, linked with the killing of 23 people in Omoku on New Year’s Day.

Stay At Home And See How You Can Improve The Economy, Buhari Tells Those Migrating Abroad


President Muhammadu Buhari has urged illegal migrants to stay back home and find ways to improve their personal economies.

He spoke while receiving Rwandan Minister of Foreign Affairs Louise Mushikiwabo at the State House, Abuja yesterday.

Lifeless Newborn Found Inside An Etihad Airways Plane


A lifeless newborn baby boy was found wrapped in a plastic bag inside of an Etihad Airways plane on Saturday night. A cleaning crew reportedly discovered the baby inside of the bathroom, after the mother gave birth during the flight.

The New York Post reported that a 37-year-old Indonesian woman, identified by local media as Hani, was arrested after the cleaning crew made the horrific discovery at Jakarta International Airport on Saturday night.

Teenage Girl Shot And Killed By Her Boyfriend While Playing Russian Roulette


A boyfriend fatally shot his teenage girlfriend as they played a game of Russian roulette, according to reports. Palloma Lima, 18, died shortly after she was dumped at a hospital with critical injuries.

Police believe she was shot as she played the deadly game inside a white Fiat Palio car.Officers found blood in the car when they stopped it and spoke to the driver, who reportedly told them that he was planning to help Ms Lima’s unnamed 27-year-old boyfriend go on the run.

Nigerian Reportedly Woman Found Dead At Her Home In France

Nigerian woman found dead in France

According to an online report, a Nigerian woman identified as Violet Aibangbee, has died in France. The 40-year-old woman was reportedly found dead at her home in the European country as search as begun by the Nigerian Embassy in France to get in contact with her family members to claim her corpse, according to the report.

Romelu Lukaku “Refused To Sign New Contract With Everton Due To Witch Doctor”.


It has been claimed that Manchester United striker, Romelu Lukaku decided to leave Everton after a witch doctor advised him to join Chelsea. The shocking claim was made by Everton owner, Farhad Moshiri….
The Belgium international had been in line to sign a new contract, worth in the region of £140,000 per week, but suddenly backtracked last March and told the club he wanted to leave in the summer.

Man allegedly mixes co-worker’s rice with Indian hemp, rapes her


A Lagos factory worker, Victory Eno, who allegedly drugged and raped his female co-worker, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
The accused, a resident of No. 24, Afari-Ogun St., Ikeja, is standing trial on a charge of rape.

Nigeria to grow by 2.5% in 2018, says World Bank


The World Bank forecasts that economic growth in Nigeria would edge up to at least 2.5 per cent in 2018, as the country benefits from improved commodity prices, investments and trade.
According to the World Bank’s January 2018 Global Economic Prospect report launched on Tuesday in Washington DC, Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is expected to grow by 2.8 per cent in 2019 and 2020.

Ex-Students Tackle Director Of St. Stephen’s School, Allege Rape, Death Of Six Colleagues

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About six years after leaving St. Stephen’s Centre International School and Children Home, Abeokuta, Ogun State, 13 of the ex – inmates returned to Abeokuta on Tuesday to narrate an alleged life of harassment, exploitation, child  labour and sexual abuse at the facility.