Saturday, 31 March 2018

‘I Still Get Lonely’; 47-Year-Old Woman Says After Undergoing Cosmetic Surgery

A mother-of-one has spent over £25,000 on plastic surgery to become the UK’s oldest Barbie and is yet to find love. Rachel Evans, from South East London, has spent over £25,000 on surgery in 17-years in a bid to be the UK’s oldest Barbie, aged 47.However, despite her best efforts to look like the doll, Rachel explains that she still hasn’t been able to find her Ken.

And although she has had her heart-broken by her dream man before, Rachel is still on the search for the classic Ken type – plastic, with a six-pack yet still intelligent.

Joseph Parker vs Anthony Joshua: All you need to know

Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua will be up against New Zealand fighter, Joseph Parker on Saturday.

Joshua had yesterday weighed 17st 4lbs ahead of the heavyweight showdown.

Both fighters will be putting their unbeaten records on the line in front of 80,000 fans in Cardiff, Wales.

Presidency to Danjuma: Your self-defence call shocking, scary

The Presidency on Saturday said the recent call made by a former Minister of Defence, Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), that Nigerians should not rely on security agencies but defend themselves in the face of killings across the country as shocking and scary.

It said unrestrained pronouncements were capable of encouraging criminal gangs to defy legal governing and democratic institutions.

Nigerian actor accuses film producers of racial discrimination in payment

Nigerian actor accuses film producers of racial discrimination in payment Lailasnews

Nigerian actor Samuel Abiola Robinson, who starred in the recent Malayalam film Sudani has accused the producers of the film of paying him a much lesser amount than the Indian actors, attributing it to racial discrimination.

Terming it as racial discrimination, the actor said in a Facebook post. He wrote;

Arnold Schwarzenegger in stable condition after heart surgery

Arnold Schwarzenegger in stable condition after heart surgery Lailasnews

Terminator star Arnold Schwarzenegger first words after undergoing heart surgery were “I’m back”. The 70-year-old actor is recovering and in a stable condition following the medical procedure in Los Angeles on Thursday.

His spokesman said the star made the jokey remark in a twist to his well-known “I’ll be back” catchphrase after waking up from the operation.

Heroic schoolboys grab suicidal man, refuse to let him jump off bridge

Heroic schoolboys grab suicidal man refuse to let him jump off bridge Lailasnews

Three heroic schoolchildren aged 12, 13 and 14 saved a man who had a rope around his neck and was trying to jump off of a bridge. The boys were on their way back from school at the time and they saved the man’s life while he stood on the edge of an A10 overpass in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire.

Devonte Cafferkey, 13, and Sammy Farah, 14, rushed to grab the man and persuade him not jump while their friend Shawn Young, who was 12 at the time, called for help.

Man who raped and butchered 11 girls for wearing red sentenced to death

Man who raped and butchered 11 girls for wearing red sentenced to death Lailasnews

A Serial killer in China dubbed ‘Jack the Ripper’ has been sentenced to death for the rape and murder of 11 women and children. Gao Chengyong, 54, was likened to the infamous London murderer due to the way he mutilated the bodies of his victims, often cutting their breasts, reproductive organs, ears and hands off.

He was found guilty by the Baiyin City Intermediate People’s Court and handed death sentences for both robbery and intentional homicide, and lesser sentences for rape and dishonouring corpses.

Woman arrested for using rented children to beg money in Edo state

Woman arrested for using rented children to beg money in Edo state Lailasnews

According to reports, the attention of the Edo State Ministry of Women Affairs was drawn to a woman at Ring Road in the centre of Benin City, Edo state, who is in the habit of using what she claimed to be her children, a set of triplet, to beg for money.

The Edo State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development arrested a young woman simply identified as Chinyere Blessing, from Enugu state who uses rented children to beg for money.

Popular US Pastor Indicted For Wire Fraud, Money Laundering

The head pastor of Windsor Village United Methodist Church, a 14,000-member megachurch in Houston, Texas, has been indicted for wire fraud and money laundering. He's also accused of stealing millions from his congregation. 

Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell, 64, a longtime spiritual adviser to ex-President George W. Bush was on Thursday indicted in federal court on claims that he sold more than $1 million in worthless Chinese bonds to vulnerable and elderly investors, some of whom lost their life savings to the alleged scheme, The Washington Post reports.

Woman Pays Assassins To Murder Rich Husband For Filing For A Divorce

Montree was shot multiple times with several guns and was found dead at the scene.

Acting on warrants police arrested his wife Nichaphat Aolakneua, 54, a resident of Ao Lak and four others. One man remains at large.

Jose Mourinho: Only Paul Pogba can explain his poor form

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted he is at a loss over Paul Pogba’s poor form.

Pogba has only started four of United’s last 11 games and was used as a substitute for both legs of the Champions League last-16 tie with Sevilla.

Iran calls Saudi crown prince ‘delusional’ after prince warns of war

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has lashed out at Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, after the 32-year-old heir to the throne warned war with Tehran could be just 10 to 15 years away.

Bahram Qassemi warned bin Salman – widely known as MBS – “not to dice with death” and called on veteran Saudi officials to teach the “delusional novice” of the fate former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein endured after he challenged the “Iranian nation’s resolve”.

Mathieu Flamini: I do not have €30billion in my bank account

Former Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini has been forced to deny that he is a multi-billionaire.

Flamini, who recently signed for Getafe as a free agent, was forced to make the statement following rumours surrounding his finances.

Cambridge Analytica interfered in Nigeria’s infamous 2007 election

The parent company of Cambridge Analytica interfered in Nigeria’s 2007 elections, regarded as the worst election till date, which the late President Umaru Yar’Adua also deplored as unfair and his successor Goodluck Jonathan described as a huge embarrassment.

Electoral commission head Maurice Iwu declared Yar’Adua of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) the winner with 24.6 million votes, far ahead of his closest rival, Muhammadu Buhari, with 6.6 million.

Russia: London Aeroflot plane search ‘latest provocation’

Russia claims UK authorities searched one of their planes at a London airport in what they called the “latest provocation”.

The Metropolitan police denied the force had inspected an airbus that had landed at Heathrow having departed from Moscow.

US judge refuses to step down in Bill Cosby sex case

The judge presiding over Bill Cosby’s retrial for alleged molestation on Friday quashed defense demands that he step down for purported bias because his wife works with sexual assault victims.

Judge Steven O’Neill, in Pennsylvania, denied the request in a written order after reportedly telling a pre-trial hearing Thursday that there was no evidence of bias and his wife was an “independent woman.”

Zamfara killings: Emir of Anka mulls UN intervention

The Emir of Anka in Zamfara, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has threatened to seek the United Nations (UN’s) intervention to end the protracted attacks on his domain by gunmen and insurgents.

The first class traditional ruler made this known in his palace when the Gov. Abdulazeez Yari of the state paid a condolence visit on Friday.

Aisha Wakil: Women use sand, ashes in place of sanitary pad

Boko Haram insurgency has made sanitary pad unavailable to many women in troubled Borno State, the Founder of Complete Care and Aid Foundation, Hajiya Aisha Wakil, has lamented.

Wakil, popularly called Mama Boko Haram because of her advocacy for peace and amnesty, said many women victims of insurgency now resort to sand and ashes in place of sanitary pad during their monthly menstrual cycle.

Ex-England skipper Ray Wilkins suffers heart attack

Former England, Chelsea and Manchester United midfielder Ray Wilkins is critically ill after suffering a heart attack.

The 61-year-old is in intensive care at a London hospital after collapsing at his home on Wednesday.

Dele Alli: I’m numb to criticism

Dele Alli insists he is numb to criticism, and says his role at Tottenham is changing as opponents become “more concerned” with him.

Alli’s goalscoring form has dipped this season, netting six times, though he has made more assists (nine) than he did in the entire 2016/17 campaign (seven).

Easter: Governor Ishaku charges Tarabans to be vigilant, work for peace

Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has called on the people of the state, irrespective of tribe or religion, to be vigilant and resolve to work for peace.

Ishaku, in a message to the people of the state on the occasion of Easter celebrations, noted that peace remained the most important need of the state at this critical time.

Crew detained in two ships for over five months cry for help

Some Nigerian sailors stranded in two ships, MT United Venture and MT United Trader, have appealed to Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy to release them from the vessels to enable them reunite with their families and carry on with their lives.

For nine months, they have been detained along with the vessels they man at the Outside Bar, Lagos Anchorage because of controversies over alleged non-payment for bunker (fuel for the ship) by the ships’ managers.

Suspected bandits kill 63 in Zamfara

No fewer than 63 people were reportedly killed in two separate attacks launched by unidentified gunmen believed to be cattle rustlers on Bawar Daji village of Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

It was gathered that the incident occurred on Wednesday when members of the vigilante from the affected village converged to hold a meeting with a view to ensuring a conducive environment for farming in the area.

Gunmen Kill Edo APC Leader, Samson Sedi

Unknown gunmen have shot dead a leader of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Mr. Samson Sedi, in the Etsako West Local Government Area of the state.

It was gathered that Sedi, who was the youth leader of the APC in the area, was killed in Jattu on Wednesday.

Daughter Of Ex-Spy Improving Rapidly - Hospital

Yulia Skripal, the daughter of ex-spy Sergei Skripal, is improving rapidly and no longer in a critical condition, says the hospital treating her.

She and her father were admitted nearly four weeks ago after being exposed to a nerve agent in Salisbury.

Sex Worker Killed & Dumped In Hotel Toilet

The Borno state police command has arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of a 28-year-old commercial sex worker, Precious Needy.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Damian Chukwu, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri.

Bakers Threaten Strike Over Costs Of Raw Materials

The Association of Master Bakers has decried the soaring cost of essential raw materials for the production of bread, threatening to shut down their bakeries if the Federal Government does not intervene in the matter.

The bakers, who converged on Ikeja, Lagos State, denounced the duty payable on imported wheat and their inability to access foreign exchange from the Central Bank of Nigeria for raw materials.

Christian Youths Demand Immediate Release Of Leah

The southern Youth Wing of Christian Association of Nigeria (YOWICAN) yesterday pleaded with the Federal Government and the security agencies to adopt all necessary measures to ensure the  immediate release of Leah Sharibu from Boko Haram’s captivity.

Sharibu was abducted along with  110 other female pupils of a secondary school in Dapchi, Yobe State, last month.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Undergoes Heart Surgery

Arnold Schwarzenegger has undergone heart surgery in Los Angeles. The Austrian-American film star and former California governor, 70, had a scheduled procedure to replace a valve at Cedars-Sinai hospital.

Dino Melaye: Police confirms re-arrest 5 out of 6 escapee suspects

Dino Melaye: Police confirms re-arrest 5 out of 6 escapee suspects lailasnews

Few days ago, we reported that there was a jail break in Kogi State, and  6 suspects including two suspected political thugs linked to embattled Senator Dino Melaye escaped.

However the Nigerian Police has confirmed that it re-arrested five out of the six suspected criminals, who escaped from Police custody in Lokoja, Kogi State on Wednesday.  Two of the alleged criminals, Kabiru Saidu, a.k.a Osama (31) and Nuhu Salisu (25 ) aka small, who had escaped were arrested on January 19 at Ogojueje in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State and they confessed to being hired by Mr. Melaye to cause mayhem in the state.

Cattle rustlers arrested while sharing beef in the forest

Cattle rustlers arrested while sharing beef in the forest lailasnews

Cattle rustlers identified as Hammanjulde Yahya, 50; Umaru Yahya, 40; Paul Samuel, 35; Juli Adamu, 30; Ibrahim Yusufa, 27; and Usumanu Buba, 25, were arrested by a military patrol team from the 20 Mechanised Battalion, Serti, operating in Mambilla, Taraba State, while they were in Nyogor forest sharing meats from cows they rustled.

Parading the suspects, the Commanding Officer of the Battalion, Lt.-Col. Sani Adamu  said 30 cows were recovered from the suspects who were arrested by soldiers in Mayo-Ndaga in Sardauna Local Government Area of the state, who were in the troubled are where several persons had been killed, and hundreds of cows stolen earlier in the month.