Tuesday, 27 May 2014

New mum becomes international bodybuilding champion just a YEAR after giving birth

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Natasha Gilson, 29, from Didsbury, won the Fit Factor event at BodyPower Expo in Birmingham in front of 60,000 people a week ago, getting into shape jsut eight months after giving birth. Natasha gave birth to Anais in April last year, months after quitting her job at a law firm. She said: 'I want to strike while the iron’s hot. I’d love to turn myself into a brand. Maybe get a regular fitness slot somewhere or write a fitness column.'


From size 24 to Miss South Texas


Keli Kryfko, 23 - the current Miss South Texas titleholder - weighed more than 200lbs when she was at middle school and wore a U.S. dress size 24. But at the age of 14 she decided to get in shape after hearing another student refer to her as 'the fat girl' when she failed a P.E. fitness test. 'I knew that that’s not what I wanted my definition to be anymore,' Miss Kryfko told CBS News.


Caroline Wozniacki crashes out of French Open (but why was she playing in Irish colours?)

True colours: Caroline Wozniacki wore white, orange and green, the colours of the Irish flag in her French Open defeat to Yanina Wickmayer

It was difficult to know what must have been more difficult for Caroline Wozniacki, stepping back out onto the court or facing the inevitable-if-polite probes about how she was feeling after her split with Rory McIlroy.

Fraudster convinced his countrymen he was a British aristocrat pal of William and Harry

Jian Pan Was asked so often if he was English due to his supposedly 'western features' - that he decided to cash in by claiming to be the son of an English lord from London

A Chinese man who claimed he was the son of an English lord and friends with the British royal family was caught out because he could not speak English. 

Police probe into alleged match-fixing of World Cup friendly between Scotland and Nigeria in London

Warning: Police have issued a warning to FIFA of potential match-fixing at tomorrow's friendly clash between Scotland (squad pictured training) and Nigeria at Fulham's Craven Cottage ground in London

None of the World Cup-bound Nigeria players (pictured playing Italy at Craven Cottage last year) are thought to be involved in the potential scam
An investigation has been launched into tomorrow's World Cup friendly between Scotland and Nigeria over claims of attempted match-fixing.

Muslim husband who forced wife to convert to Islam and wear a hijab before he killed her while she was pregnant

Mohammed Badiuzzaman, 34, admitted murdering mother-of-three Sabeen Thandi at her home in Forest Gate, London in July last year

A husband who strangled to death his pregnant wife two weeks after police arrested him for threatening to kill her with a hammer was sentenced to life imprisonment today.
Mohammed Badiuzzaman, 34, pleaded guilty to murdering mother-of-three Sabeen Thandi at the Old Bailey earlier this month. 

PREGNANT woman was murdered by 20 members of her own family for marrying the man she loved

The body of Farzana Parveen, who was killed by family members, lies on the ground at the site near the Lahore High Court building

A pregnant woman has been stoned to death by her own family in front of a Pakistani high court - for marrying the man she loved.

Boko Haram takes over Borno villages, kills 9, hoists flag

According to a report by Premium Times, suspected Boko Haram men yesterday May 26th attacked villages in the rocky mountains of Gwoza town of Borno State, killing 9 villagers and setting various houses and churches in the area ablaze. Reports say the men hoisted their flag at Ashigashiya ward of Gwoza LGA, a place they now claim is their headquarters.
Speaking to newsmen, a local government official, Nglamuda Ibrahim confirmed the incident and said that some of the villagers with bullet wounds are currently taking refuge at the top of the mountains. He said no help, either from the police or military has come to those that were injured since the attack and that the sect men are believed to be preparing for a second attack.

Obasanjo's Dance Of Life.


Serena would rather lose in tennis than love

Paris (AFP) - Serena Williams admitted Sunday she'd rather be defeated on the court than be a loser in love after offering a consoling arm to heartbroken Caroline Wozniacki.
Williams tweeted Danish player Wozniacki following the break-up of her high-profile romance with golf star Rory McIlroy last week.

"We Have Found The Missing Chibok Girls But Can't Rescue Them With Force"-Chief Of Defence

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Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff has today given indication that the missing Chibok girls, abducted by the dreaded terrorist sect Bokoharam in Borno over a month ago have been found.

Sudanese Woman Sentenced To Death For Marrying Christian Gives Birth In Prison

Meriam, 27, a doctor, who was sentenced to death by hanging earlier this month after being found guilty of converting from Islam to Christianity and marrying a Christian man, Daniel Wani, gave birth to a baby girl in prison today- five days prematurely.

She will receive 100 lashes before she is executed - sometime in the next two years, but Meriam has vowed to keep to her faith than convert back to Islam.


Kanu Nwankwo sends special shoutout as his wife turns a year older

Kanu's wife of 10 years, Amarachi Kanu, turned a year older today May 27th. Happy birthday to her!


Ondo State House of Assembly Elects First Female Speaker

Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly this morning May 27th elected Ms Jumoke Akindele  representing Okitikpukpa constituency II as the new speaker of the State Assembly. Pulling 13 votes, Ms Akindele who is a trained lawyer emerged speaker after the election. She was Chairman, House Committee on Education in the house before her recent election.
The former speaker, Mr Samuel Adeshina Ajayi lost his battle to cancer in Feb 25th 2014 making the seat vacant for new leadership.Culled

How To Identify A Suicide Bomber

Police Force PRO, Frank Mba has stated easy ways Nigerians can identify a suicide bomber if they spot one. He described the way they move, their reactions, how they try to avoid eye contacts with people around and lots more. What he said;

Nigeria's first weightloss reality show - The faSttest shedder

Four finalists have emerged in Nigeria’s 1st Weightloss Reality TV Show - The faSttest shedder. According to Seyi Olusore, producer and designer of faSttest shedder, “it has been a life-changing adventure with well-known fitness and wellness experts who have helped the shedders achieve weightloss in a careful and safe environment via various careful and safe Diet/Exercise routines.”
What started out with 10 contestants in the faSttest shedder House is now down to four. The finalists are Debbie Ogundiran, Zainab Kashaam Eniola, Funmilola Oke Yetunde, and Nneka Agbanusi Nwando. 

Actress Bukky Wright's grown up son graduates from the university

he proud mama shared the photo on her Facebook page and wrote "Congratulation to my son Ojayy on graduating. Im so proud!". Congrats to him!

The only Nigerian journalist with access to Boko Haram flown home to negotiate with group

Nigerian journalist, Ahmad Salkida, who previously worked for Daily Trust and Premium Times and reported extensively on Boko Haram, fled Nigeria to Dubai 2 years ago after being accused of being a Boko Haram sympathizer. He said he fled after 'his life and that of his family became endangered' after security agencies began to mistake his in-depth reporting on the terrorist group as evidence of his closeness to them. He went underground for several weeks before finally fleeing Nigeria. Salkida was perhaps the only Nigerian journalist/civilian to have access to Boko Haram, and he said at the time that he'd turned down Boko Haram's many requests for him to publish exclusive interviews and materials for them.

Nigerian teacher who defiled minor says one of them made passes at him!!!!

A 38 year old nursery school teacher who was arrested yesterday for defiling three minors says he's not to blame so much because one of the minors made passes at him. Olayinka Oluwadare Folarin, (pictured above) took the young girls to the school toilet where he sexually molested them. Speaking during his interrogation yesterday, the paedoaphile said a little girl was the first to make a pass at him
"One of them made advances at me. You know how children play with you in a funny way. This thing is beyond me.” he said

6-Year-Old Chicago Boy Saves Friend From Abduction

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Six-year-old Kaylen Woodard‘s quick thinking and bravery potentially saved the life of his neighbor, 10-year-old Marcy Jones, when the two children were playing outside in their South Side Chicago neighborhood Thursday evening, said Chicago police officers.

They were playing about 20 feet from the front doors of their homes, reports KMOV, when a man got out of his car and tried to abduct Marcy.

US Judge Slaps Black Man, Tells Him ‘Run N—er Run’

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CANTON, Miss. (AP) – A Madison County Justice Court judge faces accusations that he struck a mentally disabled man and used racial slurs while working as a security guard at an event in Canton.

Bodies found on lake island believed to be drug-debt pair

Inchicup island, Lough Sheelin, Co Cavan, where gardai have discovered human remains, believed to belong to Eoin O’Connor, left inset, and Anthony Keegan after a month long search.

Gardai launched a double murder investigation after the discovery of two bodies on a lake island, believed to be those of missing men Eoin O'Connor and Anthony Keegan.

Wearing contact lenses all day can DESTROY your eyesight

She delayed an annual check-up and didn't think she really needed one

After finally getting round to having a routine check-up for her contact lenses, Aimee McWilliams assumed it would be merely a formality.